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    Yesterday, 10:42 PM
    My prayers are with you. Remember that Jesus Christ was a Carpenter by trade.
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    Yesterday, 03:01 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: Rocket Man in General
    Slightly off topic but I once had the opportunity to watch a launch of an ICBM from Vandenberg. A friend and I were on our way from San Francisco to...
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    04-27-2016, 11:43 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT: Rocket Man in General
    That link isn't readable.
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    04-27-2016, 11:32 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Painting Aluminum- OT? in General
    Zinc Chromate is the standard. I have worked on aircraft many of which were used in salt water as float planes. Airframe repair was my military...
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    04-22-2016, 11:24 AM
    Thank you. I missed the magnifier button. That will do nicely.
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    04-22-2016, 01:04 AM
    Paul, do you have any higher quality images of those pages? I don't have that info for my DB-200
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    04-22-2016, 12:13 AM
    Evan replied to a thread A most fascinating project in General
    Have a look at this digital solar clock. Then imagine one very, very large. Perhaps one that you look at across a canyon. ...
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    04-21-2016, 02:05 AM
    The QX-100 has three times true optical zoom and it is excellent. With the very large sensor it also takes very high quality images in poor lighting....
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    04-20-2016, 10:57 PM
    I have a Sony DSC-QX100 "Lens Camera" that is intended to attach to a smart phone. To go with it I have a super high resolution smartphone with high...
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    04-20-2016, 10:25 PM
    Evan replied to a thread A most fascinating project in General
    I have been somewhat keeping track of this for quite a few years now. It is nice to see it really under construction, finally. However, I wonder just...
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    04-19-2016, 08:08 AM
    It is normal with cermets and hard turning. Here is turning inside a bearing shell.
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    04-18-2016, 10:04 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Totally off topic but cool in General
    I am very interested to see how he does. I happen to be conservative but Trudeau seems to have some up sides. If he will keep the spending down he...
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    04-18-2016, 09:22 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Totally off topic but cool in General
    Well, this was fun while it lasted. Probably a good idea to turn this thread off.
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    04-18-2016, 03:43 AM
    Evan replied to a thread Sawmill, first cut in General
    Nice unit. That was something I thought about building many times but never quite got around to it. We had around 10,000 trees on the property and...
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    04-18-2016, 01:21 AM
    Evan replied to a thread Totally off topic but cool in General
    As far as I know we do not hold much. They do hold some. The Canadian Mint offers some very large gold coins for investors. There is no particular...
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    04-17-2016, 11:22 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Totally off topic but cool in General
    Do you vote in the Canadian elections? Will it make any difference in your lifetime? Aren't you still a US citizen? Yes, maybe and no.
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    04-17-2016, 11:20 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Totally off topic but cool in General
    Trudeau's knowledge of science is real. It goes all the way back to his father who was a major supporter of science research in the government back...
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    04-17-2016, 09:47 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Totally off topic but cool in General
    I get a feeling this will be closed pretty quick but I just had to give Canada a bit of credit for having an actual intelligent political leader....
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    04-17-2016, 08:29 PM
    Evan replied to a thread Totally off topic but cool in General
    This isn't about the politics. It is about any politician that actually knows anything at all about science, not to mention actually handling himself...
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    04-17-2016, 06:11 PM
    Canada has a new prime minister recently. "So what?" you say. Well, what is cool is that he is a person that actually knows just a bit more about...
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    04-16-2016, 06:43 PM
    Only some plastics are petroleum products. A very large amount is not. Nylon is made from plants as is PET used in so many drink containers. PLA,...
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    04-16-2016, 02:58 AM
    Evan replied to a thread OT Natural Gas Line Purging in General
    Acetylene only detonates under pressure (or containment) but it doesn't take much pressure. As long as the acetylene is within a certain very small...
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    04-15-2016, 04:54 PM
    Yes, the population has doubled since I lived there 40 years ago. The traffic is very busy in down town and parking is very hard to find but it is...
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    04-15-2016, 04:26 PM
    Last year was the worst year of my life by far. I could never have imagined that it could be as bad as it was. Every day was just barely worth...
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    04-15-2016, 04:01 PM
    Evan replied to a thread OT Natural Gas Line Purging in General
    Hydrogen gas is one of the very few flammable gasses that when burning as a free uncompressed cloud in ordinary air can actually convert from...
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    04-15-2016, 03:24 PM
    In this neck of the woods we must live inside something. This isn't the Serengeti or Hawaii. However, Victoria does have the best and nicest average...
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    04-15-2016, 10:32 AM
    More like basement in the water. Still, I have always liked the ocean and living on it would be fine by me. I took this picture two weeks ago...
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    04-14-2016, 09:54 PM
    One of the biggest problems in cities is air filled with high concentrations of NOX. That simply goes away as it blows away. It degrades back to the...
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    04-14-2016, 09:43 PM
    I have done a lot of that sort of CAD and in particular setting up a shop. We shall see. Once I am out of here I will be on pretty limited internet,...
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    04-14-2016, 09:35 PM
    Sailing round the world appeals to me a lot and if it were younger times I would do it. I'm too old for it now and it just isn't safe any more. Going...
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