No Moving Parts

Make the move to an SSD drive easy peasy.

A solid state drive (SSD) is a great way to breathe new life into an aging computer. Even if storage space isn’t an issue, the speed advantage of a drive with “no moving parts” is pretty astounding.

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Explore Forgotten Oklahoma

Ghost town map offers plenty of abandoned places to visit.

I stumbled across this Google Map recently that listed dozens of abandoned and forgotten towns in Oklahoma. It’s not an exhaustive list, but it appears to be pretty thorough.

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Multistrada Headlight Mods

The early models of the Ducati 1200 Multistrada were equipped with four halogen headlamps. These use H11 bulbs rated at 55 watts and put out a decent amount of light. But there’s always room for improvement!

More modern headlight bulbs using light emitting diode (LED) technology can produce more, whiter light than halogens while using less power. Another complaint with the Ducati is the way the hi/low headlights work. Switching on the high beam turns off the low beams (or dipped beam as they say in the UK). For my aging eyes I want all the light I can get! Fortunately there’s an easy way to remedy this.

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