3M Worktunes AM/FM & headphone jack (product of the month)

I’ve been using my 3M Worktunes headphones AM/FM radio & headphone jack for over a month at work around some loud equipment.

I know some people use ear buds under there normal headphones however the 3M product line is a good turn key solution. They offer a bunch of different versions however I liked the combo of AM / FM radio with a conventional headphone jack and 2 AA batteries. Other combos include AM / FM with blue tooth and blue tooth only versions.

The frequency, AM/FM and channel pre sets all have audio feedback from a computerized voice. It’s a nice feature so you don’t have to take them off just to change the channel.

https://radio-locator.com/cgi-bin/locate is a free web site where you can find close by FM & AM radio stations near you. This can help speed up the process when setting up your presets.

3M Worktunes AM / FM radio with a headphone jack

  • Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) of 24 dB
  • Great AM/FM radio performance and bass boost option for enhanced listening experience
  • Voice Assist Technology provides operational and set-up guidance­–without having to take off the headset
  • Voice Assist Technology helps you program up to 50 AM/FM radio stations and lets you know when your battery is running low
  • Auto-scanning helps you quickly find and save your favorite stations

 

 

3M Worktunes AM / FM radio with bluetooth

  • Safe Volume control technology allows for increased Volume, yet corrects to maintain safe levels over an 8-hour work Day
  • Audio assist technology provides setup and operational guidance without having to Remove the headset
  • Am/FM digital Radio with enhanced Radio performance for clearer sound quality; saves up to 50 stations
  • Requires two 1.5 AA batteries (not included).

 

3M Worktunes bluetooth only

  • Noise Reduction Rating (NRR) of 24 dB
  • Bluetooth Technology lets you seamlessly stream entertainment from your mobile phone and any other Bluetooth enabled device
  • High-fidelity speakers provide premium sound quality.Compatible with non-Bluetooth devices via 3.5m audio cable
  • Integrated microphone lets you make and take phone calls without removing the ear protection
  • Cord and antenna-free design lets you move easily on the job

 

 

 

What happened to the X-33 Venture Star? (video share of the month)

Yet another excellent video from Paul Shillito on the Curious Droid YouTube Channel.

I remember the X33 was all the rage when I was in High School & College. I forgot about it for quite some time.  I never knew what happened to it until I saw this video. It’s surprising that the linear aero-spike technology has not been used in all the new space craft that have been in development over the last few years.

TIG Tungsten electrodes available in half length and high count

Attention TIG welders working in tight spots:

JSP ARC is proud to announce their line of half length 2% Lanthanated (WL20) Tungsten electrodes.

Perfect for roll cages, motor cycle frames, & aircraft fuselages or anything else that uses a short torch setup. And with the 2% Lanthanated “blue band” it works great on inverter TIG machines, equally at home with AC & DC setups to give you coverage for Aluminum, Steel & Stainless.

They are available in 3 sizes & can be purchased & fulfilled by Amazon:

3/32” dia (12 count)

https://www.amazon.com/Welding-Tungsten-Electrodes-Lanthanated-12-Pack/dp/B07DBKMR68

 

1/16” dia (14 count)

https://www.amazon.com/Welding-Tungsten-Electrodes-Lanthanated-14-Pack/dp/B07DBGSDS7

.040” dia (18 count)

https://www.amazon.com/Welding-Tungsten-Electrodes-Lanthanated-18-Pack/dp/B07DBHD4JJ

No more cutting stock electrodes in half then looking for a place to store them. With JSP ARC’s half length electrodes your good to go passing the efficiency savings on to you.

 

 

 

 

Maker Knife, a new kick starter product that is perfect for DIY

Everyone’s favorite swede David Windestal (from https://rcexplorer.se) partnered with Jimmy Diresta to take a new spin on the utility knife. This knife is small, compact, uses standard blades and has flat parallel sides to keep cuts spot on.

For more info on the kick starter campaign see https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1496249101/maker-knife-the-edc-pocket-tool-you-want-to-carry

 

SPA Panther now comes in a nose wheel gear version (video share of the month)

 

I’ve known Dan since 2005 and his ingenuity, focus on detail and airworthness is truly impressive. For the people who have ask if I’m going to offer a SP-500 kit the answer is go build a panther.

The versatile Panther now has a nose wheel option, this opens up this aircraft to people who want to transition quickly from aircraft like PA-28’s and Grumman Yankees etc. Check out the video for more details, along with their web site: https://flywithspa.com/panther-2/