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 1

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 […]