Monthly Archives: August 2020

You’all Crack Me Up!!

Just when I think we tekkies have matured you all prove me wrong. I came across the following comments on a Facebook page and LMAO! Continue reading


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What Floats Your Boat?

The heat has finally started to abate and miracle of miracles we’ve had a rain shower or two.  Sadly however the folks on the coast are dealing with hurricane Laura and she has not been kind. Please keep them in your thoughts and prayers and find a way to help if you can. Continue reading


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Oh, and by the way…

…I’ve been thinking about a couple of comments that were made regarding my review of the Simplex and want to address them.

First off despite my age I’m not adverse to or uninterested in today’s detectors. In fact far from it. I hear about them (sometimes before you do), talk about them with friends and give their features/specs a good look. I also share “what I can” here on SS (most recently the Apex). Continue reading


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The Nokta Makro Simplex+

For the past few months I’ve heard nothing but good things about the Nokta Simplex+ from people I respect and when the company came on board as an advertiser they asked if I would consider doing a review.  I agreed with the understanding that (1) there was no deadline, (2) it wouldn’t be lengthy nor technical and (3) that I can be brutally honest in my evaluation. Continue reading


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2021 – Coming Attractions!

John Winter’s recent tongue in cheek post titled “Listicles” had me chuckling but I don’t want him to think he’s the only tekkie clairvoyant.  Here’s what I see for the year 2021. Continue reading


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