Tag: things i want

Things I Want: Rev’it Cayenne Pro motorcycle jacket and pants

Things I Want: Rev’it Cayenne Pro motorcycle jacket and pants

Yet another installment of what I’d do with a stupid amount of discretionary money: purchase the Rev’It Cayenne Pro textile motorcycle jacket and pants.

Posted in: motorcycling
Things I Want: NECA’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle figures

Things I Want: NECA’s Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtle figures

TMNT action figures that represent the original tone of the comic book? Yes, please.

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You did not find Set of 3 Small Play Tents to be cool.

You did not find Set of 3 Small Play Tents to be cool.

Tanga.com has implemented a new ranking system for their nightly products. This is an interesting approach to the phenomenon of these “deal a day” sites: initially a site will bust out onto the scene with niche products, only to have to diversify later to make more money. Some sites, like Woot.com, completely lose focus. Woot […]

Posted in: link and run
Pegasus wanted!

Pegasus wanted!

Help me help a friend. An online buddy of mine is looking for the Micro Machines Titanium Series Pegasus, from the television series Battlestar Galactica. Apparently, the second-fiddle Battlestar has been hard to find ever since its release a month ago. You can find them on eBay for an insane markup ($20+ shipping for a […]

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[TIW] Yeong Yang W201 Server Case

[TIW] Yeong Yang W201 Server Case

One of my longtime hardware dream projects is a RAID 5 file server for the home. My current setup is a mish-mash of different disks and capacities. I have no backup or failover options except for the external drive onto which I back up my digital photos. As the years ticked on, drive sizes got […]

Posted in: technology
[TIW] Stanley Tools FUBAR Functional Utility Bar

[TIW] Stanley Tools FUBAR Functional Utility Bar

This would be a lot higher on my “eventually buy” list if it had a hatchet/machete blade on it somewhere, but the Stanley Tools FUBAR is a multi-purpose tool that has a prybar end, a hammer head, and a grippy-thingy head. This would come in handy during a zombie outbreak, except for the lack of […]

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[TIW] Slim Devices Squeezebox

[TIW] Slim Devices Squeezebox

I love, love, love the online music service Pandora.com. I listen to the station for a few hours a day at least. One thing I have wanted, however, is to play my Pandora station when I am downstairs, either playing cards with Lady Jaye or cooking, whatever. Short of running another PC downstairs, however, we […]

Posted in: music
Well, there goes getting out of debt.

Well, there goes getting out of debt.

Aftermarket tuning company Hahn Racecraft updated their Turbo Solstice page today, noting that they will offer a 300HP turbo kit. The stock Solstice has 177HP. The car’s Ecotech engine has been proven (on other cars) to scale as high as 500+HP, but that requires a lot more investment on internal parts, etc. The Hahn turbo […]

Posted in: cars
Twenty inches of temptation

Twenty inches of temptation

No, I’m not talking about yours truly, I’m talking about the Dell 20″ Widescreen Ultrasharp 2005FPW, on sale for about $350 after tax and free shipping. This monitor normally goes for $579. It’s on sale, plus you can throw on another $100 off coupon by using this code: 63C1JBV4XV1VMD If you’ve been waiting to get […]

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