MakerBot DishWasher Repair

This is a broken piece from my Frigidaire dishwasher. It connects the rotating upper spray arm to the dishwasher. You can see the wear on it by looking at the large ring at the bottom of the image. It should go all the way around, but a portion has broken off. You can also see additional wear on the upper right of the part. You can click on this image or any of them in this post if you want to see larger images.

The piece no longer fits properly, and the spray arm fails to spin and rinse the dishes in the upper shelf.

Disassembling the arm was very easy. The problem was getting the replacement part from Frigidaire. We tried several times, got the wrong part once, and ended up with an utter failure. I’m sure a repairman would have been more successful, but given how simple this repair is, why should I have to pay for that? This is where the MakerBot at CrashSpace comes in to the story.

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A Trip to the Griffith Park Merry Go Round

Linda and I decided we need to get out of the house for a bit yesterday. We jumped on the motorcycle and took a ride over to the Griffith Park Merry Go Round. It’s was a fun trip. We hung out and had lunch, watched the kids, listened to the organ,and then did a brief hike in the hills and ended up at the old Los Angles Zoo location. Then a quick ride home. A few more observations and links to the photo album below. Read the rest of this entry »


Tiger Team on CourtTV

This is the trailer for a reality program called Tiger Team which is going to be airing on CourtTV (which, by the way, will be renaming themselves TruTV in January).

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John Lee Hooker Jr., at Harvelles Redondo

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