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    08-19-2019, 12:49 AM
    After attending my 60th high school reunion in Seattle yesterday, I am now in Anacortes. I just played the video, a fitting end to a nice day....
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    08-16-2019, 12:45 AM
    aostling replied to a thread The Holy Relic of Flat in General
    Sag should not be an issue the way it is supported on its permanent stand. Why does it have to be so thick?
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    08-15-2019, 10:26 PM
    It's not for me to suggest your next project, but I cannot help thinking about something with a varying load. A miniature shaper, perhaps? It could...
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    08-15-2019, 12:07 PM
    Not quite. I want to see the little beauty hitting and missing under load.
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    07-29-2019, 04:16 PM
    I am puzzled by the profile of the face cam. It has an abrupt change of slope at both ends of the dwell. Depending on speed and spring force, the...
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    06-16-2019, 04:33 PM
    I second this motion. A little prony brake acting on a digital kitchen scale could be employed https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Prony_brake. If you can...
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    06-08-2019, 11:46 PM
    The only way to find out is to have each of them chime in. That would be a major thread hijack.
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    06-08-2019, 08:51 PM
    Ringo's explanation in post #13 accords with what I was assuming in post #3. But your contrary assumption seems plausible too -- as well as the...
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    06-08-2019, 12:57 AM
    I wonder if it might have something to do with the irregular pulsations from a hit-and-miss engine. To minimize shock loading the timing gears should...
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    06-04-2019, 07:59 PM
    aostling replied to a thread Math. I love numbers :) in General
    Here's the view from inside that front door.
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    06-04-2019, 02:55 PM
    aostling replied to a thread Math. I love numbers :) in General
    That's not quite right. A 3-body problem does have a unique solution. For any given initial conditions, the future behavior of the dynamic system is...
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    06-04-2019, 05:02 AM
    aostling replied to a thread Math. I love numbers :) in General
    Markx, Tartu was my favorite city on the trip. I took an overnight ferry from Sweden to Lithuania, and then traveled by bus and train to Latvia...
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    06-04-2019, 01:57 AM
    aostling replied to a thread Math. I love numbers :) in General
    I don't agree with your view of math -- I think mathematics exists independently of human thought. Some non-human race should know about pi, the...
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    06-01-2019, 09:18 PM
    aostling replied to a thread Math. I love numbers :) in General
    A Swede walked into a pizza parlor and ordered a 12-incher, with anchovies. "Do you want that cut into six pieces or eight?" the waiter asked. ...
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    06-01-2019, 08:17 PM
    aostling replied to a thread Math. I love numbers :) in General
    By your reasoning, the integral of (1/x)dx is equal to unity. I suppose you are joking.
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    06-01-2019, 03:56 PM
    aostling replied to a thread Math. I love numbers :) in General
    What is the integral of 1/cabin d(cabin)?
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    06-01-2019, 04:51 AM
    aostling replied to a thread Little Free Libraries in General
    The developer solution is optimized for processing at 3.5 minutes at 102F (39C). You can process at lower temperatures, but the processing times...
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    06-01-2019, 02:20 AM
    aostling replied to a thread Math. I love numbers :) in General
    I'm reading this book now, which you might relate to:...
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    06-01-2019, 01:51 AM
    aostling started a thread Little Free Libraries in General
    I've seen about a dozen of these little houses on posts, on the quieter streets of Phoenix. They contain books -- take one and leave one, that's the...
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    05-24-2019, 01:09 AM
    aostling replied to a thread Ford 1952(?) fire truck in General
    Is that a fueling tricycle? It looks street legal, with license plate and headlights and (maybe) a warrant of fitness.
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