Gene Mills

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Long overdue update!

Long overdue update!

Posted on 17 Dec 2014 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Long overdue update!

Wow, so much has happened since I’ve last updated. A move back to the East Coast, new house, new(but old) job and more updates just to name a few. First, I’m happy to say I’ve relocated back to my hometown of New Glasgow, Nova Scotia with my wife and have returned to my old job […]

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DIY NAS Box: FreeNAS

Posted on 18 Dec 2013 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on DIY NAS Box: FreeNAS

I use a D-DLINK DNS-323 Dual Bay NAS at home. It was something cheap I picked up from a clearance table at Staples for $100 a few years ago. It houses two 1TB WD Black hard drives running in Raid 1 so if one drive fails the other should have my data as they are […]

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Vending Mechanism Success!!!

Posted on 03 Oct 2013 in Projects, Uncategorized | Comments Off on Vending Mechanism Success!!!

After a couple sprays of WD-40 last night and today the darn thing still wouldn’t budge. Did a little reading on the forums and saw that the spring inside not only lets it move left and right but in and out. Reached inside and gave it a little tug…not sure if the WD-40 finally kicked […]

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