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    Mehh.. got me a weird use, hafta modify it, but...

    Mehh.. got me a weird use, hafta modify it, but that's cheaper than I can FAB sumthin' for it, cold-start, so call it a deal @ $40 + what? FRB? UPS? Sterling/Dulles, VA ZIP 20164.

    Email me,...
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    50 Hz moves more slowly, one Sine-wave to the...

    50 Hz moves more slowly, one Sine-wave to the next. Lower top, wider base, yah get about the same "energy under the curve" 190/380 @ 50 Hz as @ 220-240/440-480 @ 60 Hz. Energy is what matters so JF...
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    Too true. Nuthin' says yah cannot wrap its...

    Too true. Nuthin' says yah cannot wrap its inherent hardness in cheap arse recycled rubber doormats.

    One thing for sure.. patient sawing of a sharp edge on even rather stout lifting straps CAN...
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    Sounds sweet in theory. But rigging and...

    Sounds sweet in theory.

    But rigging and transport loads are not always "normal" loads. Worst-case should be taken as a given in yer planning.

    So yah might want to consider just how much force...
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    LOL! Yah but.... as the Dumbasscraps in the Yew...

    LOL! Yah but.... as the Dumbasscraps in the Yew Ass of Aye are "too DAMNED slow learning?"

    Catering for several human generations to the LAZY or more GULLIBLE of the "easy-haters" among a...
  6. Well.. audio gear has been mentioned. Even my...

    Well.. audio gear has been mentioned. Even my ancient 1968 Lafayette Radio LT-425T FM receiver was up for considering about 1 1/2 microVolt levels hitting its optional capacitive coupling to its own...
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    EVERYTHING here has "subtitles", Ty. But that...

    EVERYTHING here has "subtitles", Ty.

    But that because only OLD folk have time, inclination, and attention-spans long enough to watch anything at all as takes more that two wall-clock minutes.
    ...
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    Valid stuff enough, but back to Scotland -...

    Valid stuff enough, but back to Scotland - possibly independent politically -(when, ever, where they NOT, philosophically, functionally and individually!) as needn't have an "entire" aerospace...
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    That's a not-uncommon situation. It may or may...

    That's a not-uncommon situation. It may or may NOT have anything whatsoever to do with, truth, objectivity, or accuracy. Let-alone "virtue'.

    - Moses was in the minority when he went up the...
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    ALL of this.. is why I class it a a short and...

    ALL of this.. is why I class it a a short and simple DIY project yah can do with common parts from a "Big Box" special fastener cabinet if yah don't already have a few bits and pieces under yer own...
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    It is by NO means just "Russia" and China. The...

    It is by NO means just "Russia" and China.

    The perps include the US. And the UK,

    UK money was the largest or one of the largest single categorizable pools of holdings and investments in the US...
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    Read that a while ago. Her "opinions" may not...

    Read that a while ago.

    Her "opinions" may not be yer cuppa'.

    Even so - her observations could be more accurate than not, "comfortable" or otherwise.

    Wiser to know what yer dealing with than...
  13. Might be a tad "Off Topic" but... this is one of ...

    Might be a tad "Off Topic" but... this is one of the things as can be astonishing when a person says "I am not a machinist".. or - far worse, usually : "I assume."

    /frustration-ON

    NO NEED to...
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    Well, no. The US one was different. They tried to...

    Well, no. The US one was different. They tried to BOIL the Ocean.

    Seem to have been so distracted by something called "TDS" the heat went any direction at all - except a useful one.

    So they...
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    LOL! Seriously. Just NOT "France"! Well.. surely...

    LOL! Seriously. Just NOT "France"! Well.. surely not Paris, but there's parts of the Dordogne kinda out of the mainstream of life and strife?

    OTOH? I've had acquaintances in Andorra, Repubblica...
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    Well, yes... but limited to the remains of...

    Well, yes... but limited to the remains of "especially blessed" worms sorta preserved in Formaldehyde as to political effect, so..

    Be glad of stalled favoureds.
  17. Good thread. Seems there are plenty of solutions....

    Good thread. Seems there are plenty of solutions.

    Now I just need to get of my procrastinacious ARSE and take that nice wedding tape of 29 years ago earlier this month over to Walgreens so as to...
  18. He would be, then, one of the most suitable...

    He would be, then, one of the most suitable detectives as could be found.

    With YOUR unit, already KNOWN to be exhibiting the abberrent behaviour, his suspicions - and those of some among us - he'd...
  19. I'll be damned. Again. Transfer Videotapes to...

    I'll be damned. Again.

    Transfer Videotapes to DVD

    Didn't have the least klew it was that close, nor covered that many formats!

    Big "Thank you!" Texase-rations-size, even!

    :)
  20. Thanks, but... Fair-certain it is NOT "60 Hz...

    Thanks, but...

    Fair-certain it is NOT "60 Hz hum" that is popping up. We are SURROUNDED by 60 Hz and it doesn't radiate that obviously for far off the wire, loaded and working or not.

    What I...
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    Now, really? Yah think the Beeb is the worst? ...

    Now, really? Yah think the Beeb is the worst?

    There are only two kinds of "news" left in the world.

    Those that lie out of ONE side of their mouths.

    Those that lie out of two - or MORE! -...
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    Oddly, 90% of the Arc i struck with my old...

    Oddly, 90% of the Arc i struck with my old Grainger/Dayton AC stick - about as poor a welder as ever was that could still join metal, actually - was on 0.042" wall square tubing and even had to LOOK...
  23. Dunno why we've missed it. Looking at "laptops",...

    Dunno why we've missed it. Looking at "laptops", I guess.. but.. AFAIK, ether of my DVD-Blu-Ray player or either of the TV's can already take those cables off a VHS gadget. And even came WITH the...
  24. Ooh ....Kayyy ....last of the core "test rig"...

    Ooh ....Kayyy ....last of the core "test rig" parts should all be here by day's end.

    Here's the plan and a call for suggested tests;

    - At-core, a 10 HP P-P, bought new, still functioning "as...
  25. The MAIN driver for third-party isn't the...

    The MAIN driver for third-party isn't the protocols or file-formats or encoding or compression or compensation or ... schemes.

    It's that you've "rediscovered" the media of Beta-Max, VHS,...
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