Stealthmount for the Makita DC18RC charger

I reached out to Stealmounts to find out if their mounting brackets for the Makita dual charger (DC18RD) fit the single charger (DC18RC). Their answer was that it does not, although they tell me that there’ll be one out in the next couple of months.

My thoughts on the myCOOLMAN 69L Dual Zone fridge

So recently we came back from a camping trip and unpacked as we always do, but this time to find a lot of the leftovers waterlogged with melted ice. Now i’ve been hinting to the wife that having a fridge would be great for some time but it wasn’t until that last trip that she agreed to it. Woo! Time to go shopping. There are quite a few options around, the Engels, Waeco/Dometics, Snomaster, Evakool, ARB etc, but newest kid on the block was myCOOLMAN. Yeah i’ve never liked the way they capitalise the name but anyways. I guess you …

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My quick GME TX6160 review

First up this is by no means meant to be a comprehensive review, just some quick thoughts around how I found it. I bought the radio in November 2018 and have been using it for just over a year and a half. Mainly used at camping for keeping in touch with base camp, it does it’s job and has a decent range. It’s used out on the water on the kayak, given to the kids so they stay in touch when they roam around, and i’ve even swam in the river with it (intentionally I might add to test out …

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iCloud Photo Library freezing

If you’ve come here looking for a solution to your Mac locking up everytime you enable iCloud Photo Library, you’ve come to the right place. You’re probably enabling it for the first time and your system keeps freezing for some unknown reason, either not being able to wake from sleep or going completely unresponsive. The same thing happened to us. After pounding our heads against the wall for a good week, we noticed the library had all manner of weird files in there like AVI and PSD. Photos did not like this one bit as it to tried to convert …

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Migrating to new interface names in Debian 9 Stretch

Upgrading from Debian 8 (Jessie) to Debian 9 (Stretch) will retain the old interface names (eth0, eth1). This was intentionally done to provide a path of least disruption when it came to upgrades. New installations will automatically use the new naming convention.If you’d rather migrate to the new interface names, remove the following file: /etc/systemd/network/ Then edit /etc/network/interfaces accordingly with the new interface name.

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