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    "Yes, but somebody else told them what a threat...

    "Yes, but somebody else told them what a threat China was becoming."

    More partner than threat these days though?
    There is plenty of chatter about 'newly forged'/'deepening' relations between the...
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    I finally opened the grease gun. I am using...

    I finally opened the grease gun.

    I am using the Lubriplate 1241 in my T&G for the last few years- in apron etc.

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    This is a OLD topic. Domestically we have long...

    This is a OLD topic.

    Domestically we have long debated the wisdom of foreign entanglements (and their expense).

    I would say any such discussion should be informed with how our interests are...
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    I am not “dragging up WWII” as the increasing...

    I am not “dragging up WWII” as the increasing role of the US in international affairs predates that event by some time.
    But...
    WWII and the the events of the early twentieth century stand as...
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    The US has the bucks Gordon: List of countries...

    The US has the bucks Gordon:

    List of countries by GDP (nominal) - Wikipedia

    Might the more useful metric be the expenditure as percent of GDP?

    Military expenditure (% of GDP) | Data
    ...
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    The 2016 election was simple to describe if you...

    The 2016 election was simple to describe if you were there and paying attention.
    Much like the 2005-2007 housing bubble crest, stumbling around trying to identify causes after the fact is a game for...
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    The Gates team was working on a Traveling Wave...

    The Gates team was working on a Traveling Wave Reactor.
    Again, in the spectator seats but the description seemed to hold promise.
    I assume production will resume at some point:

    TerraPower -...
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    I like it!

    I like it!
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    I would say that activism was at its height...

    I would say that activism was at its height within the Soviets own borders.
    Chernobyl did a number on public confidence and rightly so...

    KGB:
    “Hey guys lets blow up one of our reactors, that...
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    So wife and I talk campers a bunch. I ask her-...

    So wife and I talk campers a bunch.
    I ask her- “ya want to see a picture of a cool Tesla camper?”

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    “Well that’s dumB looking, it’s just not pretty, no one likes angles like that”...
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    The MHSA was repealed to save money full stop....

    The MHSA was repealed to save money full stop.
    You can’t pretty it up by calling it patient rights.

    Just wait till you have a family member who has a serious problem and there is no money to...
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    Ah the good old days... ...

    Ah the good old days...

    https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=_lu5_5Od7WY
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    It’s not ‘people on here’. Boeing has fully...

    It’s not ‘people on here’.

    Boeing has fully acknowledged fault and has spent the last several months correcting the design problems.
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    Hello Jim, This project is still on hold till...

    Hello Jim,
    This project is still on hold till contact work calms down in mid winter.
    I will post a photo series when I get to it.
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    Boeing 737 MAX Pilots Had No Idea What They Were...

    Boeing 737 MAX Pilots Had No Idea What They Were Up Against > ENGINEERING.com

    ...........
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    I borrow one of the Super Duty Ford trucks with...

    I borrow one of the Super Duty Ford trucks with the diesel.
    That thing is a thing of beauty- balls to tow and runs at better gas mileage than our SUV when not towing,
    That is the machine to beat..
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    Fight fight! Lol..... Ford VP challenges...

    Fight fight!

    Lol.....

    Ford VP challenges Tesla to a fair F-150 vs Cybertruck tow battle – TechCrunch
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    “My dockmate was a training pilot for Canada Air...

    “My dockmate was a training pilot for Canada Air and he stated exactly the opposite. “

    While we are “thinking for ourselves” yet another Boeing error was over reliance on their own pool of test...
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    “ And you know that how, exactly ? ” I have...

    “ And you know that how, exactly ? ”

    I have spoken directly with a FAA investigator who stated that which I subsequently confirmed by researching the issue.
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    “ So you are in favor “.... These planes...

    “ So you are in favor “....

    These planes crashed due to a airframe design defect with an inadequate software fix.

    I am “in favor” of avoiding such design defects which place flight crews into a...
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    “ Maybe, just maybe, they should restrict flying...

    “ Maybe, just maybe, they should restrict flying commercial passenger planes to people who have a clue ?”

    I honestly don’t think that is the take home message here.
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    I wish I had a better memory but the above is...

    I wish I had a better memory but the above is exactly the line of reasoning the FAA investigator who stops in my shop presented.
    The human reactions were outside of predicted parameters..
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    Tesla is for most of us a spectator sport. There...

    Tesla is for most of us a spectator sport.
    There are moments of real humor.

    On Twitter this morning:

    “Elon Musk has developed a steel ball that can break bulletproof glass.”

    LOL.
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    Market looking for the Tesla pickup truck news...

    Market looking for the Tesla pickup truck news release:

    Tesla Cybertruck: all the news about Elon Musk’s pickup truck - The Verge
  25. A Starrett 13A 4" square is most used square I...

    A Starrett 13A 4" square is most used square I have- It's handy size.
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