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Uncle!!! I am switching to Lightroom 5 from Aperture 3.

After many years of using Aperture, I decided to switch to Lightroom.  Switching is not an easy thing to do.  I have been happily using Aperture from version 1.  In fact, I have switched once before and switch back.  But

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History of the Austin Healey Sprite Part 1

I wanted to share some of the things that I have learned about the Austin Healey Sprite during the first year of ownership of one of these cars. Back in the 1920’s the Morris Minor M-Type Midget was developed, resulting

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The Austin Healey Sprite is painted.

Got the car back from Maaco and it looks good,  not great but good.  There are a few issues one with the hood, and a few spots here and there where I could have done better. Live and learn I

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Off to Paint

Well I am off to paint!   After almost a year of fixing things I decided to get the little car painted.  I thought long and hard about when to paint the car, and if you know anything about me

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Different approach to Restoration

I read an interesting post today on MG Experience, it talked about how in the UK there is a trend of not fulling restoring cars. The idea is to keep the car original as possible, you see an old car

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Ultrasonic cleaner

Wow, all I have to say is wow!   If you don’t have an ultrasonic cleaner yet you need to get one today. I decided to purchase the little version of the ultrasonic cleaner from Harbor Fright.  I must say

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Replacing the turn indicator switch

Working on the turn indicator switch on the 1967 Austin Healey Sprite today.  I know I sounds like a broken record when I type out 1967 Austin Healey Sprite, but if I don’t then the search engine will not pick

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Tune and Tech with Las Vegas British Car Club

Today I drove my 1967 Austin Healey Sprite to the Las Vegas British Car Club Tune and Tech event.  This was the farest I have driven my car, about 30 miles one way.  Well the car made it without issue,

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Micro Review: Surface Pro as a Revit Workstation

First what is a “Micro” Review, a Micro Review is simply my first thoughts on technology based on the stuff I have read on the internets.  I read from multiple sources and where possible I try to get information on

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Cleaning Up "Open With" in OS X Mountain Lion

After using Mountain Lion (OS X 10.8) for a little bit I noticed that my Open With menu was getting duplicates. You notice this when you open a file with by right clicking (or two finder click, or control click)

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