Debugging a Bosch compound mitre saw… part 2!

April 28, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

I previously wrote about trying to figure out why the Led/Laser switch on my Bosch PCM-8S didn’t work. I determined the switch was faulty. After a bit of a hunt, I found the part here: http://www.powertoolspares.com/tool/bosch/spares-and-accessories-for-slide-mitre-saw-pcm-8-s/3603l02070/spares/ – looks like a good resource. £6 for the switch seemed reasonable – but […]

Debugging a… Bosch compound mitre saw

April 27, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

A year or so ago I picked up a secondhand Bosch PCM-8S compound mitre saw for my workshop. Handy little saw, handles most things I need to do. One thing I accepted at the time was the built in Led lights and laser didn’t work. Didn’t think much of it […]

Awesome Switches

AS #027 – Bathroom Speaker

April 27, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

CLASSIC FIRST WORLD PROBLEM. You’re literally enthralled in some parliamentary debate about brex.. zzz. Wait, stay with me. It could be anything. Teletubbies, Point Break, you know ‘late night TV’ – whatever, doesn’t matter – at some point, you gotta go to the little boys/girls room and respond to nature. […]

Awesome Switches

AS #026 – Ceiling Speaker

April 26, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

Horizontal listening is so like last week. The new listening is vertical. Well, vertical in a sort of horizontal plane. Well, above you. BUT WHEN stuff is above you, clearly you can’t just plug it in – what you need is wireless bluetooth-y switch-y awesomeness. SO HERE I present thee […]

Awesome Switches

AS #025 – Truck

April 12, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

Ahhh, kids’ toys. Guarantee – if you plotted actual proper usage in some super handy form of data visualisation – such as a pie chart – you’d see that the ratio between adult/kid is massively skewed in favour of.. well, if you had to ask, we’re clearly not on the […]

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AS #024 – Locker

April 12, 2017 Matt Thornton 0

MAN HAS LONG tried to solve the issue of not having any spare 50 pence pieces when you’re at the swimming baths. SOMETIMES the answer’s just staring you in the face – an AWESOME SWITCH.