Hand-somethings

Did two minor comfort/aesthetic additions recently. I’m not the kind that’s much concerned with how things look, within reason anyway. But to my eye, the stock Vanagon steering wheel has always been a kind of throwaway, uninspired, “bleah” design. But that alone...
Redshiftt Control Box Progress

Redshiftt Control Box Progress

A little update to show the Redshiftt main receiver/relay box taking shape. This actually reached this state months ago, but under the present challenges we’re all struggling with I kinda back-burnered Redshiftt in favor of keeping Vanistan prosperous. I’m...

IP and Small Business

On a vehicle forum a frequent commenter started a thread to complain that someone was selling a small piece of specialty hardware that seemed to be the same as an item already made and sold by another forum member. The air quickly grew heavy with the reek of righteous...

Preview: Bomber Heater Valve with Auto-bleed

Here’s a preview of a new product, a high-quality brass ball valve as direct replacement for the aged plastic OEM valves that leak internally and don’t stop the heat, plus a feature that automatically and constantly purges the radiator of air. I have this one in...