New Bowsette Saga!!!

(bye bye hat-birdy you will be yummy)

Pencils Pit of Pony

Home of Anon's Pie adventure.

pencilsponyforge.tumblr.com/

Another little soldering project done!

Not sure how the black probe broke off in the first place, but is fixed now!

Spent a few hours on this s100 card last night. This is the front panel controller for my .

I was mainly trying to figure out why its responding to disk controller writes, but the wiring seems ok...

Mostly i was trying to figure out how the speaker output is wired up... if i did that right, it needs a DtoA and still wouldn't work? I don't know op-amp wiring...

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Inside the beast!

(it was time for the annual bully the 5.25" drive into working again session.)

New Bowsette Saga!

(heh birdie-girl changed her tune in a hurry!)
Pencils Pit of Pony

Home of Anon's Pie adventure.

pencilsponyforge.tumblr.com/

Here it is!

And the BEST GAME EVAR? "Mysterious Moom Maze" In which the computer repeatedly rolls a d6 and you guess which number came up.

It is one of the better games in the book but it was 1983.

Also the Chinese Calender "game" had a Y1990 bug, it wouldn't accept a current year after 1990! 🤣🤣🤣

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Now that im awake i should look into tall pi cases...
(Wire ties to the rescue!)

New Bowsette Saga!!!!

Pencils Pit of Pony

Home of Anon's Pie adventure.

pencilsponyforge.tumblr.com/

bird girl goes blah blah blah...

Wrong again!

PCL font stuff is complicated and stubborn!

But I found a setting to set lines per page. I set it to 66 and BOOM cawf's page of output suddenly fits on one page!

I forgot that freakin HP thinks that it can only fit 60 lines on a 8.5x11 inch paper! I should have remembered this from the 90's when I had to deal with hardware laserjets.

Anyway, same setup for the screenshot. The bottom window is the result of epson2ps, top window is pcl2pdf.

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Simple answer, the default font used by gpcl is HUGE compared to what cawf expects!

Same cawf source, same pdf viewer. The bottom window is the result of epson2ps+ps2pdf. The top window is the result of pcl2pdf.

Never mind pagesizes, I need to argue with gpcl about FONT sizes!

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So, my trailer's carpets are very worn.
My new-ish (couple of years old now) vacuum cleaner is very very sensitive to carpet thickness. The setting that would pick up anything from the worn areas would pop the brush belt off the motor's shaft in the thicker areas.

Putting the belt back on today, i noticed a little metal piece that limits how far sideways the belt can go. Since it was clearly insufficient I made a new one.

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