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Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-24-2015, 10:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 316
Posted By tr4252
There are still some people who like to build and...

There are still some people who like to build and use older style electronic parts; musicians enjoy tube amps and "boutique" effects. True, there is a lot of state of the art musical gear, but also a...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 02-23-2015, 11:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 316
Posted By tr4252
I'll miss the Radio Shack that used to be, 20...

I'll miss the Radio Shack that used to be, 20 years ago. Haven't been to one in over a decade, I think. Still using an Archer kit stereo amp I've had since the early 70's, though I have Marantz in my...
Forum: UAV / FPV 02-05-2015, 10:13 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 265
Posted By tr4252
Fox news (Faux news) is notorious for being not...

Fox news (Faux news) is notorious for being not "news", but mere entertainment (and pathetic, sensational entertainment at that).

They showed the burning of that Jordanian pilot this week; if...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-28-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 497
Posted By tr4252
I'm 63. All my life I've heard "The sky is...

I'm 63. All my life I've heard "The sky is falling".

It hasn't fallen yet.

Tom
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-28-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 812
Posted By tr4252
I agree, especially about the answering a fool...

I agree, especially about the answering a fool part.

Looks like we're on the same page; The lowest common denominator theory of safety totally ignores the responsibility of the individual to...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-27-2015, 10:26 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 812
Posted By tr4252
Not to go off topic too much but the title of the...

Not to go off topic too much but the title of the thread "Drone at the White House" made me think of this definition I saw on the internet recently;

"a person who lives on the labor of others;...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-27-2015, 10:19 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 812
Posted By tr4252
Ah, well, there it is. Government employee and...

Ah, well, there it is. Government employee and idiot are not, in principle, mutually exclusive.

Tom
Forum: General Electric Discussions 01-26-2015, 11:04 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 812
Posted By tr4252
We'd better get used to it; idiots will continue...

We'd better get used to it; idiots will continue to do idiotic things, and the media will continue to exploit these events for their own profit, regardless of truth.

Typical; recently a guy on RCG...
Forum: WWI Era 01-08-2015, 10:31 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 278
Posted By tr4252
Good movie. Tom

Good movie.

Tom
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 01-05-2015, 10:06 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 291
Posted By tr4252
If a lot of cars get dumped into the water, will...

If a lot of cars get dumped into the water, will they make a car "slick" on the surface? Who will clean the cars off the poor ducks?

Tom
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-29-2014, 10:40 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 296
Posted By tr4252
I work in manufacturing and have 2 sets of tools;...

I work in manufacturing and have 2 sets of tools; SAE and Metric. Been working with metric for 40 years though I was "raised" with inch/foot measurement. I think I learned by rote .0394 (decimal...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-29-2014, 12:19 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 387
Posted By tr4252
Not just quality but quantity,too. I don't know...

Not just quality but quantity,too. I don't know how many times I've picked up a grocery product I've been buying for years, given it a second look and noticed it was 12 oz., or 4 lb. instead of the...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-09-2014, 11:05 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 717
Posted By tr4252
Maybe more like Brave New World. Vapid people...

Maybe more like Brave New World. Vapid people obsessed with trivialities. Bombarded with advertising; people who've "Forgotten the faces of their fathers" (from S. King's Tower series).

Being out...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-09-2014, 10:51 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 717
Posted By tr4252
Seems like we notice similar things, Nigel. I...

Seems like we notice similar things, Nigel. I remember the movie Freejack, starring Mick Jagger. Liking the Stones (saw them from a 3rd row seat in '65), and being a fan of the movie Performance, I...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-09-2014, 10:41 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 717
Posted By tr4252
Thanks. I may be cynical, but the world is mad...

Thanks. I may be cynical, but the world is mad anyway, it's pretty entertaining.

Tom
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 12-09-2014, 10:34 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 1,064
Posted By tr4252
Chellie, Glad to hear that you're not...

Chellie,

Glad to hear that you're not overdoing it while recovering from the flu. Born a boy? I don't think so; you're fine just the way you are. More than fine, actually. I both admire and...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 12-08-2014, 11:12 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 717
Posted By tr4252
I think of all the "visions" of the future I've...

I think of all the "visions" of the future I've seen since birth (1951), and the similarity is remarkable. Generally idiotic looking things such as automobiles and buildings that could have been seen...
Forum: Foamies 12-05-2014, 10:54 PM
Replies: 51
Views: 945
Posted By tr4252
Hi upuprcflyn, Don't know if this has been...

Hi upuprcflyn,

Don't know if this has been mentioned yet; I don't have time to read all of this thread.

Find a place to fly where there is plenty of room, and tall grass or some other soft...
Forum: General Electric Discussions 11-29-2014, 10:31 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 669
Posted By tr4252
No flaming from me; I think you are absolutely...

No flaming from me; I think you are absolutely right, and we owe it to ourselves to self-regulate as much as possible. I also liked the fact that as a hobby shop employee, you are trying to give good...
Forum: Foamies 11-16-2014, 04:14 PM
Replies: 6,135
Views: 386,182
Posted By tr4252
Not particularly relevant, but it applies to...

Not particularly relevant, but it applies to batteries and cold. By accident I dropped a small (expensive) led flashlight I carry into a large container of liquid nitrogen a few days ago. It's -320...
Forum: Humor 11-12-2014, 10:10 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 319
Posted By tr4252
Some coincidence. I ran into a classmate from...

Some coincidence. I ran into a classmate from high school (class of 69) who was working in a shop I visited,and of course didn't recognize him until he mentioned his name. I asked if he was...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-06-2014, 10:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 452
Posted By tr4252
Cheers Chellie, you're my kind of girl. I...

Cheers Chellie, you're my kind of girl.

I fixed my icemaker for about $1.08. Went to the dollar store, bought a new one, filled it up with water, and chucked it in the freezer. Some time later it...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-04-2014, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By tr4252
Me too. Talk about wild, I turned off the front...

Me too. Talk about wild, I turned off the front lights so the various goblins & monsters would pass by, and watched a movie on netflix. Can't remember what it was. Some crazy times!

Tom
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 11-03-2014, 10:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 344
Posted By tr4252
Nice outfit! Tom

Nice outfit!

Tom
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-23-2014, 10:22 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 914
Posted By tr4252
Never rolled a joint with toilet paper, I'll have...

Never rolled a joint with toilet paper, I'll have to try that.

Tom
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-20-2014, 04:03 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 914
Posted By tr4252
This thread started out about stupid things we do...

This thread started out about stupid things we do and developed into talk about experiences with drivers who run lights. For me this is appropriate, because I realized that I'm one of those people,...
Forum: Off Topic Chit Chat 10-13-2014, 10:00 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 440
Posted By tr4252
bookmarked Tom

bookmarked

Tom
Forum: Beginners 10-07-2014, 12:44 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 423
Posted By tr4252
Hi Ryan, Good luck! Tom

Hi Ryan,

Good luck!

Tom
Forum: General Electric Discussions 09-22-2014, 11:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 669
Posted By tr4252
WOW! 1962 colors AND costly General Electric...

WOW! 1962 colors AND costly General Electric silicones!

Tom
Forum: RC Radios, Transmitters, Receivers, Servos, gyros 09-22-2014, 10:21 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 444
Posted By tr4252
I frequently shorten servo wires for the sake of...

I frequently shorten servo wires for the sake of neatness, and had a hell of a time at first. Too cheap (er, frugal) to buy the tool, I soon gave up trying to use pliers.

I found that clipping off...
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