Category Archives: Kits

The NotABomb Review Rubric

Recently, a product vendor was wondering how their product got a particular rating, not higher.  I tried to explain that to this blog, a rating of 3 is a really high rating, since it means that the product itself was “very good” on all...
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Amir Makes a Ramadan Candle! (Velleman Flickering Candle MK167)

Velleman Store / Velleman Flickering Candle MK167 $6.20 This is a slide show please click on the photo below to begin. Welcome Amir to the website!! He has been a friend of mine for a long time. I can’t really remember how we became...
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Jonah makes: Evil Mad Scientist Flickery Flame Soldering Kit

Evil Mad Scientist / Flickery Flame Soldering Kit  $6.50 This is a slide show please click on the photo below to begin. Let give a big welcome to our new guest on this website, Jonah! (Insert crowd noise here). Just like Marwa I also know...
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I wrote to Lenore — and SHE WROTE ME BACK!!

This is a slide show, click on the photo below to begin. Lenore from Evil Mad Scientist wrote me!!! Ok, I wrote her first, but she wrote back!! My english class had me write a letter to a company. I decided to write mine to Evil Mad Scientist, to...
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IC Station Dgf-01 Sound-Control Level Led Indicator Suite Review

Ic Station / Ic Station Dgf-01 Sound-Control Level Led Indicator – $1.80  This is a slide show, click on the photo to begin. Thank you IC Station for sending me this kit to review, I am very honored that you choose me to be a...
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Velleman MK146 VU Meter Mini Kit

THIS IS A SLIDE SHOW, PLEASE CLICK IMAGE BELOW TO START AND SCROLL Velleman MK146 VU Meter Mini Kit – $11.15 Velleman Store I have made many Vu meters before this one however i have never made an enclosed vu meter. I have a connection with...
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Velleman MK172 Sound Star

THIS IS A SLIDE SHOW – CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW TO START Velleman MK172 Sound Star – $22.05 at the Velleman Store This is a very festive, very fun, kind of complicated kit. It took me 3 tries to get it totally right the video for this...
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3-D Smartphone Viewers Compared

  THIS IS A SLIDE SHOW, CLICK THE IMAGE BELOW TO SEE ALL SLIDES Purchase Link for Cardboard Model $2.22 – (use google to see who is giving away a free one, there’s usually someone) Purchase Link for Foam “EVA” Model $10...
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Help Choosing the right 3-d Printer

Velleman Store : We’re trying to figure out if your kits are the right fit for my new maker space. I have some questions about the products in order to decide which one to get! For either printer : Can either of these be extended to an 8″ x...
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Velleman MK165 Crawling Microbug RAFFLE-GIVEAWAY!!

FULL DISCLOSURE : I have accepted gifts not in consideration of review from the distributor of this item in the past.  The item in my review as well as the one I am giving away were not gifted to me or given in consideration of my review or this...
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