The turntable needed a belt. The lamp needed a new switch. The Macbook Pro charger needed electrical bypass at the transformer brick. The space heater needed percussive maintenance. The toaster was most persnickety - the loose wire was originally held together via a mechanical connection, namely a rivet. A classical metallurgical connection only gave us the smell of burnt plastic. Many thanks to Patch:Work Synthesizer Repair and Death by Audio Effect Pedals for paying us a visit and offering help on the toaster! D13 ... See MoreSee Less

The turntable needed a belt. The lamp needed a new switch. The Macbook Pro charger needed electrical bypass at the transformer brick. The space heater needed percussive maintenance. The toaster was most persnickety - the loose wire was originally held together via a mechanical connection, namely a rivet. A classical metallurgical connection only gave us the smell of burnt plastic. Many thanks to Patch:Work Synthesizer Repair and @[155137821203318:274:Death by Audio Effect Pedals] for paying us a visit and offering help on the toaster! D13

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Looking back at #makerfaire - We admire this kid's swag and tell him "You're gonna need a bigger bag". He comes back with the best. line. #evah. #whenssharkweek ... See MoreSee Less

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Another TV #repair #success story by Tampatec. Makes the case for using leaded solder while going through basic steps for #troubleshooting. He actually called an LCD TV #oldschool #wow ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago  ·  

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Fixers Collective added an event. ... See MoreSee Less

Brooklyn Fixing Session

December 7, 2016, 7:00pm - December 7, 2016, 10:00pm

The Brooklyn Commons

Find out why and how your stuff broke, and how you can fix it. Low-tech gets even more �! Hop on over with your Black Friday finds ... in your garage, closet, and basement! Second Floor in the Library! We're not sure if this rabbit is ... fixed. All repairs are free. If you're really really really with the results, a $5 donation would be most appreciated! MTA Subway - A/C/G Hoyt-Schermerhorn, 2/3 Hoyt St MTA Bus - B63 or B65 to Atlantic Avenue & Hoyt Street

1 week ago  ·  

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We tried to #fix these #keurig machines, too. #designforthedump #depressing #yuk ... See MoreSee Less

1 week ago  ·  

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Visiting a #hackerspace or #makerspace can be a #repair #resource too. There are other groups that are so informal and casual, they operate under the radar. #utr Go find 'em & happy fixing! #spreadtheword ... See MoreSee Less

People are teaming up to fix stuff instead of throwing it away. Like ATTN: Video on Facebook.

2 weeks ago  ·  

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