Sunday, April 24, 2005

Braun 7526 Cleaning Cartridge

I think I finally hit on the perfect formula for refilling the Braun 7526 cleaning cartridge. There's been some discussion about the safety of refilling the Braun cleaning cartridge but I think I finally hit on the perfect formula.

You need:
91% isopropyl alcohol
Lemon oil

The first think you need to do is clean out the old cartridge. I think this is easiest to do with the alcohol. Just dump in a few tablespoons, cover the two holes, then shake up all the grime inside, and dump out. Repeat the procedure a few times until is seems clean inside.

Fill it about 1/3 full of alcohol, add about 1/2 teaspoon of lemon oil. Shake it up in a valant attempt to evenly distribute the oil. Then fill it all the way to the top of the container.

(A few notes: I found that it works best with 91% alcohol, not the 70% alcohol. You can use lemon oil, orange oil, or lime oil. Do not use lemon juice. These citrus oils are food-grade and available in any specialty food supply store.)

This procedure has worked very well for me. I'm still using the orginal plastic cartridge my razor came with.

Slow Food Magazine

I created a simple page to list my have/want list for Slow Food Magazine. If you are a collector too and have any spares or dupes that I need please let me know.

Wednesday, February 02, 2005

Some guys have all the cool stuff

Some guys have all the cool stuff.

Monday, January 24, 2005

Free Speech Zone

We went on a nice hike this weekend. (Two diferent hikes in fact, both Saturday and Sunday.) Our Sunday hike took us past the gates into Muir Woods. While walking through the parking lot of Muir Woods, we stubled across their federally mandated "Free Speech Zone". While standing there I told my daughter that she was standing in a very special place where she could say anything she wanted. I wispered in her ear that she could say "George Bush is a bad president." which she was more than happy to repeat. She then wispered in my ear if it was OK to say the word "poop" in the Free Speech Zone. I told her that I wasn't sure, as naughty words have different set of rules about them. I then suggested to her that while it may not be OK to simply say the word "poop", it was probably OK to say the phrase "George Bush is a poop president." That made her very happy.

Monday, January 03, 2005

lego starbucks barista

Someone made a Lego Starbucks barista and is selling it on eBay.

Thursday, December 23, 2004

My noisy apartment

We have some new neighbors and sometimes it feels like this when I'm trying to go to sleep. (courtesy of the person who created Mister Rossi)

Monday, December 20, 2004

Journal of Gastronomy

OK, I've got rough done up of my Journal of Gastronomy fan site. Look for updates as they happen.

Thursday, December 09, 2004

Firefox installation tips

I created this simple page to aid installing Mozilla Firefox.