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    [QUOTE=thermite;3431947]so he could go off on a...

    [QUOTE=thermite;3431947]so he could go off on a NEW tangent for the pure Devilment of it..

    Never seen *that* happen around here. By anyone named Thermmmmmmm.......
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    See also "coffin corner" above. Most likely...

    See also "coffin corner" above. Most likely caused by magic. NOT repeat NOT anything that sounds remotely like

    MCAS.
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    [QUOTE=thermite;3431187]I suspect we all know Ron...

    [QUOTE=thermite;3431187]I suspect we all know Ron meant "tinnED" (Copper..), not pure Tin?

    Ron is smart, I figured he said what he meant. Not tin plated. Tin.

    Gimp (tinsel wire) is actually...
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    And the stabilizer got into that coffin corner...

    And the stabilizer got into that coffin corner because..... of magic, right? Or, maybe the magic involved sounded like...

    MCAS, eh?
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    You won't find tin wires in any business or...

    You won't find tin wires in any business or residence in the US.

    a) way too expensive
    b) electrical conductivity way too low
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    Well the CEO of the corporation appreciates it....

    Well the CEO of the corporation appreciates it. The board fired his ass.

    And yes, about a billion posts back of you care to look, the simulation packages that were used for training, did NOT...
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    Some religions say solder. Others say never...

    Some religions say solder. Others say never solder. What say the FSM?
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    OMG just *who* is paying for him (Forkner) to SAY...

    OMG just *who* is paying for him (Forkner) to SAY those things!
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    Then all is good and well, the no. 10 wire is...

    Then all is good and well, the no. 10 wire is correctly protected. But under no circumstances solder any connections
    together as your copy of the NEC in your bookshelf will catch on fire. Or...
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    1) overcurrent protection as mentioned...

    1) overcurrent protection as mentioned above??????

    2) stranded or solid wire?

    If stranded, solder the connections with a large iron or gun. Insulate with tape or multiple
    covers of heat...
  11. There's some wear there yes. It's far from...

    There's some wear there yes. It's far from being a drop-dead failure. You have two options here.

    1) do nothing, put it back together and put moly anti-sieze in there.

    2) purchase a new...
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    Aahhh. Sully's gone from being the darling of...

    Aahhh. Sully's gone from being the darling of this thread, to being the devil. Love it!
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    The first one, at the top of the blog: Sully’s...

    The first one, at the top of the blog:

    Sully’s Blog – Sully Sullenberger
  14. Well you sure succeded there. The debate...

    Well you sure succeded there. The debate rapidly devolved into "they're trying to take our GUNS!" and there was not much
    about curbing gun violence. So no need to worry about stifling...
  15. [QUOTE=EPAIII;3428746]Jim, That lightning bolt...

    [QUOTE=EPAIII;3428746]Jim, That lightning bolt just crossed a mile or more of AIR, which is usually a great insulator.

    Not once it's ionized. Then it's a dead short.

    Lighting protection...
  16. Put two right angle bends along the length of a...

    Put two right angle bends along the length of a round conductor, and it becomes basically an open circuit as far as a lightning strike is concerned.

    My approach is to convince somebody to build a...
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    Interesting to go back and read through this. ...

    Interesting to go back and read through this. This one in particular. Evidently Sully wrote an editorial about the Max issue, with the
    comment that he had a lot of hours flying a good, full-up...
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    So, nobody cares that the Boeing board of ...

    So, nobody cares that the Boeing board of directors was so unhappy how the Max thing was
    handled, they fired the CEO?
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    Late? What, when??

    Late? What, when??
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    [QUOTE=EmanuelGoldstein;3421334] You know....

    [QUOTE=EmanuelGoldstein;3421334]
    You know. Camaros will spin, too, if you go into a turn fifty knots too fast and keep your foot in the throttle.

    Camero spins, you die. Mr Max crashes, lots of...
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    [QUOTE=rbahr;3427308]He was a member here many...

    [QUOTE=rbahr;3427308]He was a member here many years ago ...

    Nope, that was Fitch. Thermite seems to have had cosmic ray damage to his memory cells.....
  22. Most often when fitting a VFD to a machine one...

    Most often when fitting a VFD to a machine one eliminates all the original control wiring, with the motor power going *direct* to the VFD
    and all control functions done through the low voltage logic...
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    Who's this Fitz guy?

    Who's this Fitz guy?
  24. Excuse me, it's "anti-idiot" bigot. Because...

    Excuse me, it's "anti-idiot" bigot.

    Because the original poster here notwithstanding, the thread seems to be chock full of 'em.
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    Nope. That's a toolmakers compound from a...

    Nope. That's a toolmakers compound from a vintage hardinge cataract machine. Oddly these have been known to
    be fabricated out of radioactive plutonium triarsinate and probably should be disposed...
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