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Airgun silencer part 4

continues from part 3 in doing some research on silencers for my chrony build, I came across a couple of interesting designs… here is a nice write up on the issue of monolithic core vs stacked baffles… Here’s one I like.. a lot… (but a slight overkill for a PCP …

Airgun silencer part 3

this continues from part 2. I ordered a Schmitt Trigger 3-input AND gate. It has a nice and wide Vcc input range (1.65V – 5.5V) and is nice and fast (max 4.1ns @3.3V, and faster (around 2ns) @ 5V) and coms in a nice small 6-pin SOT23 package. SN74LVC1G11DBVR I connected …

Airgun silencer part 2

This continues from part 1. I’ve ordered faster phototransistors. I’m now using the following: OPL550 phototransistor by Optek (TTL output and Vcc: 4.5 – …

Airgun silencer part 1

I’ve got a couple of airgun projects that have been in the back of my mind for years… Ultimately I’m working towards …

The Blog has moved!

The Blog has now moved to Thiel-Talk.com 😉 The thiel-org.za is filled with a lot of things… and it was time to …

Disco-Dan’s Beer Garden

Day 6: Somebody must have told the nurses that I have impeccable rhythm… They gave me my own private Disco…! And then …

Footprints

Day 5: Today I had my footprints taken… And Daddy got a chance to kangaroo me! a PROUD daddy!

Cute and a little yellow

Yesterday we noticed a little yellow hue… Jaundice (geelsug for the afrikaans speaking) – but quite natural… They’ve been keeping a keen …

Some videos of the new man

Here are some videos of the first day of Matthias’ life… being a real strong fighter! And some very sweet nurses in …