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    Dunno Gordon, but to me, JMHO, closing threads...

    Dunno Gordon, but to me, JMHO, closing threads that are on topic for the forum because of thread drift is not all that productive. Do what you please but I would think the goal would be interest in...
  2. There are plenty of components especially...

    There are plenty of components especially speakers that pass tests but sound terrible
    Single tone non dynamic tests are useful for comparison but not always indicative of sound quality in the real...
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    No the tesla made avoidable mistakes similar...

    No

    the tesla made avoidable mistakes similar to what a drunk blowing a .4 would

    unforced errors

    not enough R&D

    Not enough testing
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    baloney Granted my new computer does the same...

    baloney

    Granted my new computer does the same things my old computer did, and not significantly faster. IT also does dozens of things myold computers could not.

    That old computer is not jsut...
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    Oh Jezuus Scott, ratchet it down, not every...

    Oh Jezuus Scott, ratchet it down, not every technological advance is an assault on YOUR liberty
    Or more specifically, one persons perceived series of events leading to other events and...
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    'generally' threaded housings would be intended...

    'generally' threaded housings would be intended for flexible conduit, liquidtite or somesuch. Here in 'murica the box would have a place to bond the conduit directly
  7. I don't understand what your usage is or how much...

    I don't understand what your usage is or how much the compressor runs. A compressor is not designed to run 'on' 24/7. GIve us an idea of what duty cycle it runs so we can have an idea if you are on...
  8. well, would appear having one tape transferred...

    well, would appear having one tape transferred costs more than buying the widget

    read the reviews of the various devices on amazomn, many of them are junk with fake puffed up reviews.

    many...
  9. figured, on the tractor the 12 and 18 volt loads...

    figured, on the tractor the 12 and 18 volt loads are such a small percentage of total load it doesn't have that much of an impact. They make those widgets for golf carts. Corse a DPDT switch flipped...
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    I kinda cannot imagine it would be cheaper than...

    I kinda cannot imagine it would be cheaper than buying a new or rebuilt one looks like couple hundred
  11. Wait, would there not be 12 volts a the...

    Wait, would there not be 12 volts a the electrical connection between the batteries. That's how my electric tractor gets lower voltages. Not the best for battery life but it works.
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    dunno about that my first PC was a 286 xt with...

    dunno about that my first PC was a 286 xt with CGA monitor and a 20 megabyte HDD

    While new computers are not as capable as they ought to be, they do a hell of a lot more than that machine could.
  13. If you spend enough money it is all irrelevant...

    If you spend enough money it is all irrelevant now isn’t it
    You buy enough speaker then you overdrive the speaker and you need bigger and better speakers then you need a bigger amp and on and on...
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    and brown nosers get 100x their share note,...

    and brown nosers get 100x their share

    note, that in the story it was the head honcho who set the terms.

    everyone has a perspective.
  15. Reasons off the top of my head: options, price...

    Reasons off the top of my head:

    options, price the fully optioned machine
    availability, used can ship today
    familiarity, identical to a machine already on your floor
    stupidity, people don't...
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    similar to [warning metalworking content] ...

    similar to [warning metalworking content]

    shortage of machinists

    yes there is a shortage of people with 5 years experience, good credit, no arrest record, no pot use who will work for 12 bucks...
  17. Has it always done this or is it a new issue[or...

    Has it always done this or is it a new issue[or new to you machine
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    yet another freudian slip

    yet another freudian slip
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    I think where we differ is I think this is...

    I think where we differ is I think this is fixable, and would have been fixable if they had put the time in, which tech companies hate doing.

    One of the reasons for the failure in the accident...
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    Cash is not the big deal. Had they given him...

    Cash is not the big deal.

    Had they given him a Lambo or a house he would have had to sell it for the taxes

    Like all of us, a chunk will go to taxes.

    HE actually has time as some retirement...
  21. Why, is that wrong corse its not wrong whatsa...

    Why, is that wrong

    corse its not wrong whatsa matta you
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    Agreed, but it also matters 'why' there is a...

    Agreed, but it also matters 'why' there is a bonus

    Many companies basically underpay their employees and then profit share or bonus them up.

    Works until the bean counters get involved.

    This...
  23. Some 20 years ago listening to this song: ...

    Some 20 years ago listening to this song:

    YouTube [low down by the squirrel nut zippers if the link goes away some day]

    on a consumer Pioneer multi channel receiver and Cambridge soundworks...
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    What was your bonus this year?

    Probably less than theirs....

    Company surprises employees with $10 million in bonuses at holiday party | Boston.com
  25. Everything distorts Spend enough money it...

    Everything distorts
    Spend enough money it distorts less
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