Key-Switch Flaws

From The Mind of Gabriel Shear Tuesday, July 1 2014                                                                Why You Shouldn’t Use Key-Switches I come across this type of setup quite often. You’ve got an electronic access control system installed.Worried that one day your system might not work you decide you need key overrides (This defeats some main points of using electronic […]

Fume Extractor

From The Mind of Gabriel Shear Thursday, June 26 2014                                                     Fume Extractor Disclaimer: Information presented here is for educational purposes only. The author and website are not liable for any damages caused by the misuse of this information by others. This is a design for a fume extractor for removing the fumes while soldering […]

Not So “Secure” Screws

From The Mind of Gabriel Shear Thursday, April 24 2014   Not So Secure Screws   I’ve been working in the security industry for many years. I have clients that to this day; still require, or call out for in specifications. The use of tamper-proof hardware on any equipment that’s publicly accessible. I have, and […]

Ugly Little Book

From The Mind of Gabriel Shear Saturday, February 1 , 2014                                                  Ugly’s Electrical  References I’ve been using this little book for over 10 years now. It’s served me well as a supplement to my more formal education. While I know most of what’s in it by heart now, I still keep it with me […]

Standard Situation

From the mind of Gabriel Shear Thursday, December 12, 2013   Standard Situation Lots of people will go through their lives. Never knowing how to drive a standard “stick-shift” vehicle. Some never had the chance to learn. While others simply don’t care. Less than ten percent of all vehicles produced last year had manual (standard) […]

Ninja Rocks

From the mind of Gabriel shear Tuesday, December 10, 2013   Disclaimer: Information presented here is for educational purposes only. The author and website are not liable for any damages caused by the misuse of this information .   Ninja Rocks I learned about “Ninja Rocks” many years ago. I’ve always felt that it was […]

Meditations On Violence (Review)

From the mind of Gabriel  Shear Sunday, December 8, 2013   Meditations On Violence It’s been a few years since I had regularly practiced any kind of martial art. I was considering reapplying myself in that direction, and wanted to look into some of the various disciplines. To see what art I should move forward […]

5 Reasons To Always Have A Full Tank Of Gas

From the mind of Gabriel Shear Wednesday, December 4, 2013   Here are 5 reasons, why you should keep your gas tanks full…   It’s easy to think that doing something so common, and simple, as keeping your gas tank filled isn’t really a survival skill. Well, You would be wrong. Below are 5 reasons, […]

Black Out Kit

From the mind of Gabriel Shear Tuesday, December 3, 2013   Black Out Kit  Creating a black out kit is a simple, and inexpensive way to effectively help you survive. By doing that one thing, during a “SHTF” scenario that matters most.   Whats that one thing you might ask?       Keeping a […]