|Well, What About Me?
I guess I would describe myself as a
regular, down to earth, home grown guy that does what he does to get
by and survive the rat race we all live in. I grew up in a small
town in upstate NY before ''leaving home" and moving to Colorado many
years ago in search of something and apparently I found it because now
I have a wife, a couple kids, a house and life in the fast lane.
As you will see if you spend any
amount of time reviewing some of the pages and articles here, I don't like to pay
someone to do something that I feel I am plenty capable of doing
myself, I do know my limits, and you should too. My BMW is a
great car, but holy shit is it expensive to have the dealer work on
it. After the warranty expired I realized that every time it
went into the shop it was a grand plus a pop, well that isn't going to work,
for me at least.
That's my hard earned money right down the tube. I came to the
realization that if I didn't have the tools to get the job done, I
could go buy them, still have extra money in the end and the tools for
many jobs to come. A craftsman tool has a lifetime warranty you
know.... That's pretty much how all the articles enclosed came
about, I just started documenting stuff and now I have a library of
photos and DIY documentation. What can I say, when I get in the
garage and turn on the music I'm in my element. The Ninja is new
so there hasn't been much maintenance needed, but for some reason I
can't keep stuff stock, so I'll be documenting the transformation of
this too. I like to make the stuff I drive my own!
I only document the repairs and mods I do to my car or motorcycle
other projects I've taken on are running CAT5 throughout our house,
running more Coax cable throughout our house for our DirecTV dual
tuner receivers, repainting the lower level bar / theater, painting my
garage, carpeting the small unfinished storage area we have in the
basement, building a storage shelf for our DVD and CD collection and
many others I'm sure I've forgot about.
I'm also the house network admin / IT
guy, LOL, maintaining and upgrading the router, switches and backup
HDD that keep us
connected. I fix the PC's that go sour, maintain the MP3 music
collection and rip the new CD's as we get them, I dick around with the blackberry's, installing and
updating firmware / programs and try to teach the family how to use
their devices. Here in my world nobody understands the
importance of updating firmware / programs and so on. I guess I
don't fully get it, but they release new versions for a reason, um
yeah, it usually means it will fix a bug or maybe, just maybe it has a
For fun, I like to hang out with my
kids and can only hope they will turn out to be well rounded
individuals with respect for others. I dig live concerts,
listening to music, football games,
taking pictures and of course fixing and modding shit. I can remember when I was a kid taking stuff
apart and not always knowing how to get it back together, but hey
that's life, and over time I figured it out. I like to stay
busy, sometimes finding stuff to do because I guess it keeps my mind
off the shit in life that you don't always want to think about.
Work? I'll save that for
In closing, if you feel you've gained
anything from the content I provide, maybe saved some money doing it yourself, saved a trip to a dealer
or independent mechanic or just have more money than
you need feel free to shoot me a donation via PayPal.
All donations will help
defer the cost of this site.
Thanks and I hope you enjoy my
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