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Community Healthcare Center 3D Printer Build

Published On: 2020-07-18 04:07:25

Category: News

We were asked by the Community Healtcare Center (CHCC) to help build some Creality Ender 3 printers and modify them for direct drive printing.  Direct drive 3d printers can print with softer materials like Flexible PLA and TPU.   The...

Falls Geek in the News

Published On: 2020-05-01 07:46:59

Category: News

We were recently featured in both the Times Record News and Channel 6 News for printing face shields for the health care community. This could not have been done without the help of over a half dozen 3D printer enthusiasts in...

Our Phone Number Now Accepts Text Messages

Published On: 2020-04-06 16:27:55

Category: News

Today we programmed our phone number to accept and forward text messages.  So feel free to contact us via voice or text, whichever you prefer.

Custom Logo QR Code

Published On: 2020-01-09

Category: Jargon Jabberwocky|Tips

Spent a few minutes the other day making a custom QR code with the logo in it. I used the website qrcode-monkey to create this: I also tagged the URL on each with a 'qrcode' campaign using Google's url builder...

Building Another 3D Printer - Meet Blue

Published On: 2019-08-01 16:56:20

Category: News

I was tired of tearing down my only 3D printer every time I wanted to upgrade so I decided to clone it and upgrade the clone instead.  This has been a great lesson in really understanding how the technology...

Latest Print

Published On: 2017-01-31

Category: News

We built a 3d printer

Published On: 2016-03-26

Category: News

Falls Geek just recently built a Folger Tech 2020 Prusa i3 3d printer. This printer is capable of producing precise models out of strong ABS or PLA plastic. Here is a gallery of the build process. The box. The contents of...

Zen Cart Banner Manager Does Not Open New Window

Published On: 2015-08-05

Category: Jargon Jabberwocky

I use the banner manager in Zen Cart fairly often, but one of the things that bothers me is that by default new banners open in a new window. Change this piece of code in YOUR_ADMIN/banner_manager.php...

Backups, Backups, Backups

Published On: 2015-06-03

Category: Tips

I've had three hard drives fail on me these past months. Luckily everything was backed up properly and I didn't lose anything. Hard drives are comprised of spinning platters which fail quite often. Today I'd like to talk about backups...

Lasers all the way

Published On: 2015-05-13

Category: Tips

I'm not a fan of inkjet printers. Every inkjet I've owned took constant refills to keep up with my sparse printing. The ink would dry out or the ink head would get clogged causing streaks. One color of ink would...

Into the Walled Garden

Published On: 2015-05-10

Category: News

I was gifted an old iMac from a good friend the other day. This is the first Mac computer this geek has had the pleasure of playing with so I thought I'd share my experience. The computer itself is fairly...

Gaming Zen Cart's Search

Published On: 2015-02-25

Category: Jargon Jabberwocky

To get a certain group of items to show up in search first come up with a unique identifier such as: 2015SPRINGSALE First find an item you want to appear in this search in the backend of Zen Cart. Next...

Merchsource LookBook Won't Update

Published On: 2014-11-02

Category: News

Recently came across a Merchsource LookBook that just refused to update past version 1.6. Upon connecting to WiFi it would say that an update was available but every time it would state that the update has been cancelled. Without this update...

Funny Geek Flyers

Published On: 2014-09-11

Category: News

We've been working on making and collecting funny flyers to hang around the workplace for over a year now. Finally we are releasing our collection to the world. Most of these we created ourselves but by no means did we...

Bugs

Published On: 2014-08-29

Category: News

It's a feature, not a bug.

Safe Mode

Published On: 2014-08-27

Category: Tips

What is Safe Mode? Safe mode is a method of starting Windows computers with a limited set of needed drivers and no startup programs. Safe mode is helpful in debugging computer problems and keeping harmful programs from starting. How to...

TGIF

Published On: 2014-08-15

Category: News

Q: What is a computer virus? A: A terminal illness!

Our New Office

Published On: 2014-05-21

Category: News

We finally got our own office. After years of working out of the home only to be distracted by pets, kids and just the daily pandemonium of home life an office seemed like the next logical step. We were lucky...

Getting Started with Advertising on the Top Websites

Published On: 2014-04-30

Category: News

According to Alexa's top sites we have experience advertising on 7 out of the top 10 sites. The following is a list of those websites and the links to set up these options. If you need help, feel free to contact us...

Choosing The Right Domain Name

Published On: 2014-04-16

Category: News

Coming up with an effective domain name is an important strategy when deciding to create your website. You need to ask yourself do you want a domain that is discoverable or brandable. Discoverable is where someone is searching for keywords...