Shucking Western Digital My Book 8 TB WDBBGB0080HBK-EESN

I just bought 2 Western Digital My Book 8 TB for EUR 157,55 each (incl. 25% VAT because communist Swede here) from The goal was to extract the drives and insert them as regular SATA drives into my home server for extra storage.

I figured I could share how I did this without destroying a single plastic pin on the external enclosure.

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B&W 685 S2 + Rotel RA-12 high quality recording with blue yeti microphone

Playing Enya, Béla Fleck, Alan Taylor and Daft Punk on my Bowers & Wilkins 685 S2 that are standing on a pair of Auralex MoPADs.

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Toyota Carina II Extreme cold start -28°C (-18°F) + Drive

Starting my Toyota Carina II from 1992 after it have been standing in ~-28°C for 24+ hours.

Lots of dark smoke + low oil pressure for a few seconds…
I then take it for a little drive where I show you guys how the landscape looks when it’s this cold.

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New PB16-Ultra & SB16-Ultra subwoofers from SVS


I’m an enthusiast so just hade to make this update!
Subwoofer specialist SVS sound has just announced two new models that instantly stand out for their awe-inspiring specifications. The new 16-Ultra series, featuring the SB16-Ultra ($2000) sealed-box sub and the PB16-Ultra ($2500) ported sub, are the company’s new reference standard for bass reproduction.

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XTZ 99 w10.16 & Argon 7460A – Sub Bass Excursion

An XTZ 99 w10.16 subwoofer connected to a pair of Argon 7460A active speakers playing some low frequency music!
Press “read more” to find out more about about the sub and the settings used!

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Peugeot 107 Extreme Cold Start -30ºC (-22ºF)

Starting a Peugeot 107 after it have been standing in -30ºC without a block heater for about 24 hours.

After the car started and we got rid of all the ice, we went out driving for over an hour (picking up a friend etc) and it worked fine except that the car didn’t get that warm so it was still only a few degrees inside the car.

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Why not record your flight?

Well I did and created a short video of it.
Flight is from Stockholm Arlanda to Luleå Airport in december 2015 and the plane is a Boeing 737-600.

Music in the video is: London Grammar – Hey Now

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Auto generate a maplist/mapcycle.txt for your Counter-Strike server

This procedure takes about 2 minutes to complete and do NOT require you to install any additional software. It’s easily done in windows cmd!

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