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    The f**k you did! OSB! :D

    The f**k you did!

    OSB!

    :D
  2. ??? Was handed the "additional duty" of...

    ??? Was handed the "additional duty" of overseeing the architects for C&W, Plc's renovations to our two floors leased at 90 Longacre.

    Can assure you Blighty has NO shortage of lighting expertise....
  3. Of the many mining museums visited in scores of...

    Of the many mining museums visited in scores of years cruising the globe, one of the most interesting and also educational - gold as it happens - is this one:
    ...
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    Huh? They aren't worth a damn on rough work. Not...

    Huh? They aren't worth a damn on rough work. Not enough grip to 'em before yer puttin' the scroll at risk.


    Optional here, actually. Breakheart Tool's website seems to indicate the owner has...
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    LOL! My standard self assessment number ONE? ...

    LOL! My standard self assessment number ONE?

    "Whose fault was THAT?"

    Knowing full well it is the same arrogant bastid who mistreats my toot brush but takes far TOO good a care of my wife, etc.
  6. IF.. one lifts a 10EE with a forklift? Best that...

    IF.. one lifts a 10EE with a forklift? Best that the forks are ABOVE the 10EE. Used as a crane.
    Safer for the hamatuer to sling a 10EE.

    It isn't hard. Auto wrecker callout is as cheap as FL drop...
  7. Off-the-shelf item, out Indohooliga way. One-man...

    Off-the-shelf item, out Indohooliga way. One-man portable on UP!
  8. Prolly cheaper to RE-build an idled one or buy...

    Prolly cheaper to RE-build an idled one or buy new?

    They got a lot smaller, more nimble, and flatbed transportable - ultimately one-man BACKPACK transportable.. than they started out as "back in...
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    Skipped the Sheldon, more's the pity. Local guy...

    Skipped the Sheldon, more's the pity. Local guy had a smaller one I hadn't known about until years after I had made a different purchase. Well-built lathes and well spoken of, very obviously a step...
  10. Lighting Engineers and Architects (two of those...

    Lighting Engineers and Architects (two of those in the family) have their own forums and blogs as well.

    Same needs. Which suppliers and technology are useful, which are less so!

    :D
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    Yah..well. Cali has been notorious for long-cycle...

    Yah..well. Cali has been notorious for long-cycle droughts since native Americans warned the Spanish what the Chinese explorers, "Warring States period" already knew.

    And then the "poorly...
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    You want the fast, cheap, way, fixed offset,...

    You want the fast, cheap, way, fixed offset, unbalanced? A higher RPM capable balanced version? Or can you spare the time for the ELEGANT way, adjustable offset AND balance?

    CAVEAT: Cheaper, wider...
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    LOL! "Screwup" once got me a job ....and a...

    LOL! "Screwup" once got me a job ....and a "legend" as a mentor, too!

    JR-HS shop project was a USELESS steel-handled hammer. With interchangeable heads. And a bore in the arse to hold a centre...
  14. Go ogled: "corn cob led lights" About...

    Go ogled:

    "corn cob led lights"

    About 1,640,000 results (0.47 seconds)

    Bunch of those are on You Tube. Testing as well. Some are better than others. Some are outright shite. When, ever, was...
  15. There's an Amish vid on yewtoob of mere humans...

    There's an Amish vid on yewtoob of mere humans moving a barn by cooperative lift muscle power.

    And they were NOT purpose built for moving barns.

    This rig was designed to do what you just saw...
  16. If you are already "married" to VFD's, just buy...

    If you are already "married" to VFD's, just buy two more.

    "A shop full of... 3-P", and NOT also "full of simultaneous operators" ... WAS the ideal use for an RPC. Or maybe even a Phase-Perfect.
    ...
  17. He left out the "best part". GE was teaching us -...

    He left out the "best part". GE was teaching us - major commercial buildings energy managers - Walmart's FM Manager and I were in the same class.

    ...to "group relamp" at two year intervals. WTF?...
  18. Wot he said. Go 4" X 6". The problem is NOT...

    Wot he said. Go 4" X 6".

    The problem is NOT the fasteners. It is the s**t-lousy quality of "farmed" forced-growth WOOD!

    4" X 4" has too little low-grade meat to it to resist splitting. 6"...
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    To the good? Those two choices will go a long way...

    To the good? Those two choices will go a long way towards insuring it is only ever "part time"!

    Could be a VERY wise move if yah still want to "have a LIFE"

    DAMHIKT!

    :D
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    There's only a FEW counties - big shiddy...

    There's only a FEW counties - big shiddy population concentrations - where they needed to "prevail". Not a one of them were "virgins" at stacking the deck, their flavour.

    That.. is how they had...
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    You could draw less unwelcome attention with...

    You could draw less unwelcome attention with ignorant baking flour, sugar.... "etc."?

    :)

    Wise-ass "Sneaky Pete" Major, 90th "Repple Depple", August of '67 whilst we new arrivals awaited our...
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    Betcha that could depend on what you plan to...

    Betcha that could depend on what you plan to charge the REST of us for the replicas you could make a batch or three of?

    They don't have to be "free" nor even cheap to find a market.
    Seen...
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    Going.. for a CHANGE - on what makers of "this...

    Going.. for a CHANGE - on what makers of "this and that" SAY I am meant to utilize?

    Two kinds of Moly. Two of Copper. One of Nickel... then Graphites, Lithiums, Wurth-HHS.... CRC, LPS..

    WTH.....
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    Should do VERY well! Old Skewl flywheel &...

    Should do VERY well!

    Old Skewl flywheel & crank punch-press dies of "a while ago" had to work at some challenging reversal G-forces and insane cycle-counts at THEIR "day Job". DAMHIKT

    Progress?...
  25. LOL! "Why" indeed! I recall that for a time the...

    LOL! "Why" indeed! I recall that for a time the 68XXX was billed as "the world's fastest Zed-80". As an emulator!

    Or gobsmaking the Intel & AMD laddies with server after server's worth of lowly...
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