Boosted Board $100 Off Code (V2) — Pre-order Now!

Deals, Fun & Games
June 18, 2016 2 Comments

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Boosted Board has their 2nd Generation powered boards available for pre-order and if you order one now I can extend you $100 off your order.  The board should arrive for some summer enjoyment in late July…

This next generation version offers many upgrades from the previous version including smoother braking, more powerful electric motors, and updated wireless control. The 2nd generation also offers upgrades like an extended range battery pack, water-resistant electronics, and advanced connectivity. The new battery options now include a standard battery with range of up to 6­-7 miles of range and an extended battery option that offer up to 12­-14 miles of range.  The batteries are now also user replaceable so you can swap packs in minutes.

Starting at $999… for $100 off, use referral/coupon code: ARBOQp5K

Boosted Board — Get $100 off

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How To Fix Minor Curb Rash Scratches On Alloy Wheel (Diamond Turned)

Automobiles, DIY, Videos
June 17, 2016 No Comments

I’ve never curbed a wheel before! Well, until this time — my first time. I was actually letting my wheels get dirty because I’m going to do a review of a wheel cleaner for a next video (so that’s why my wheels are so dirty!). Here’s what happened — I was parking at an end spot (to avoid any door dings) and as I was pulling into the space, I maneuvered a bit to close to the curb and nicked my rim. It was one of those really short curbs that was the perfect height as where my rim meets tire. Just felt like a slight bump… bummer!

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Use A Single Cat5 Cable For Both Phone and Ethernet

Cool Tools, DIY, Electronics, Hacks & Mods, Home Automation, Home Improvement, Home Theater, Videos
June 11, 2016 No Comments

As I’m trying to building up my YouTube Channel (please subscribe!) — I’ve decided to revisit my most popular posts here at Mavromatic. The plan is to create videos of these posts so people can watch instead of just read. I find that video often times makes the process of understanding complex things a little easier.

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Father’s Day Technology Gift Guide – 2016

Cool Tools, Electronics, Fun & Games, Gift Guides, Videos
June 8, 2016 No Comments

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Father’s Day is right around the corner but don’t worry, you still have time to get your dad a gift in time! Check out my gift guide for ideas at any one of these ABC stations website: Los Angeles/KABC, San Francisco/KGO, Houston/KTRK, Fresno/KFSN, New York/WABC, Chicago/WLS, Philadelphia/WPVI and Raleigh-Durham/WTVD.

This is also my first video rendition of a gift guide as well:

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Repair of The Energy Detective TED 5000 Whole House Power Monitor

DIY, Electronics, Videos
June 7, 2016 No Comments

My TED 5000 (more about the product here and here) whole house power monitor by The Energy Detective that I’ve been using for years stopped working properly. The date/time would no longer keep after a power outage causing the logging of the data to get all messed up. I thought I’d try to repair it — this is my first on camera repair video.

Come along with me and see if I am successful with my repair…

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2016 Land Rover Range Rover TD6 Fuel Economy Review

Automobiles, Videos
May 31, 2016 No Comments

Land Rover — at least in the North American market — has gotten a bad reputation for it’s fuel economy over the years. I’ve owned a Land Rover since 1997 (before they were status symbol vehicles) and I would even call myself a Land Rover enthusiast. So when Land Rover announced they were bringing a Turbo Diesel V6 engine to North America I placed my order. I’m now a proud owner of a 2016 Range Rover TD6 — it’s the engine we should have had back in my 1998 Discovery!

After a little over 1700 miles on clock, my best “journey” is 32.8MPG. Not bad for a truck that has gotten 12-14MPG in the past. Average with City driving is about 24.5/25MPG which is inline with what Land Rover/EPA states the average MPG would be. I’m impressed — great job LR!

Hope this video can change peoples perspective that a capable 4×4 like the Range Rover is now on it’s way to being more eco-friendly and fuel efficient than years past models.

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