Monthly Archives: August 2015



Here is my drum kit in its current configuration… Its a Roland TD10 (TDW-1) module with a mix of modded Traps Drums pads/cymbals and Roland cymbals… It plays pretty well to be fair, far better […]

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Castle Combe Saloons TT race car

Today (like most Sundays) I was over at Badger 5 helping my very good friend Bill out with mapping tweaks to one of the Castle Combe race cars he helps support, the TT driven by […]

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Broken CY-12r/c part 2

So following on from my last post (Broken CY-12r/c part 1) the conductive paint turned up… So I took the cymbal apart again… As you can see the track for the top section of the sensor […]

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Broken CY-12r/c part 1

One of my CY-12 cymbal pads only works on the bow/bell input as the edge switch strip is damaged (this is how I bought it) and I use it as a crash cymbal anyway so […]

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Drum kit revival!

Many years ago during one of my mid-life crisis periods (I have a fair few of them!!) I decide to learn to play the drums…. The wife wasn’t too keen of course so to appease […]

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Got to love our roads….

Little job for this evening… the wifes car developed a knocking from the front… as suspected it was the front balljoint… as I have already replaced the nearside arm (the front arms use stupid integrated […]

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iPod Video flash memory modding

Further to my excursion into refurbing my iPod (see this post… iPod Video refurbishment) I took it up a level and decided to mod it in OEM++ style I found a faulty iPod on eBay […]

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iPod Video refurbishment

So the other week I refurbed my trusty iPod Video… 10 years old, still on its original battery, screen and hard drive… thats at least 9 years, 11 months and 28 days longer than any […]

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