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    Re: I fear for the future of the republic...

    Did a cash buy at a burger house last week, Something like $4.07. Gave the counter kid a tenner and had no nickel, so a dime and two pennies. Flummoxed. Even with the feedback from the register. ...
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    Re: I'm going to enjoy my new Hasselblad

    Not much advantage to a larger digital camera format camera IMHO. Bulky, clumsy things with not much in R.O.I. If you were doing ad shots and studio work, maybe. Just get more glass and goodies for...
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    Re: I'm going to enjoy my new Hasselblad

    Did a lot of work with 'blads and Bronicas over the years. Studio portraiture and weddings. Never owned one myself, tho. My medium format cameras were Mamiya TLR's. Lens interchangeability was the...
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    Re: Availabile with different trim options

    I always kept in mind where product was going while working as an NDT inspector with Babcock & Wilcox. Always triple intent when the customer was in Groton CT. Guessing the Russions lacked any such...
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    Re: Availabile with different trim options

    I've oft wondered how many Russian subs are REALLY tango uniform on the bottom.
  6. Thread: Modem Help

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    Re: Modem Help

    I'm with Tom: A component for each function. My setup (and most business clients I have) is to run coax to the set-top box for TV, from the provider's unit (Arris here, but that doesn't matter much),...
  7. Thread: Hey Mickey

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    Re: Hey Mickey

    "I don't care if it rains or freezes,
    'long as I got my plastic Jesus,
    Ridin' on th' dashboard of my car..."

    Brother had one he'd transfer to whatever car he owned at the time as a result of...
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    Re: Availabile with different trim options

    "How do you double the value of a Traubi?"

    Fill the gastank!
  9. Re: Every time I Think I'm Getting Ahead..... Something Happens

    Yep. We've replaced several here. Overpaid Grainger a couple times, just to get a unit up-and-running quickly. Google the cap part number and I'd bet you could find one for MUCH less than $200.
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    Re: Not a quick trip

    1969: First MGB, first year of college. Watched the landing at my parents' house with my future First Wife. Vivid recollection as the folks and us watched. The TV was a 26" RCA color set.
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    Re: Use of deadly force authorized

    That'd cull th' herd somewhat.
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    General MG Re: Vette engine in MG 7/14/19

    Nice! I'm betting I know where that S-3 Elan coupe lived before it was in Cali. Pretty sure I recognize it.
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    Re: Dark side of the moon.

    Egad.
    Flashback: 1971, driving the MGB from Buckroe Beach to Pittsburgh for the weekend. Siamese kitten, joey-like, hanging in a Crown Royal bag from a knob on the dash. Under the passenger seat...
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    Re: MAD Magazine Ending After 67 Years

    "Snowjobberol".

    Quite recently we had a terracotta pot with soil in it, hadn't put anything in it yet. When some weed decided to use it as home, it reminded me of Putnam's, so I had to:

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  15. Thread: Quick trips

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    Re: Quick trips

    Mits saw similar a few days ago, called my attention to it. I'll wait for the version what'll fetch th' CABs autonomously. I want to be INSIDE anything that flies.
  16. Thread: Loquacious

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    Re: Loquacious

    "I just asked what time it was. Didn't need to hear how the watch was built."
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    Enjoy Independence Day!

    And remember why we celebrate it.

    Here's our lad, Fred, chillin' for th' freedom he enjoys.

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    Re: New HP Laptop SSD

    There will be a noticeable increase in response with the SSD. We've built a number of workstations for clients using them and I'm always pleasantly surprised at the startup speed differences with...
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    MGA Re: Interesting MGA Fastback

    Caterham, yes... but a pal has one with a 2L Ztec, Webers and MSD. Thing will scare th' bejeezus outta ya in an eyeblink! Wit a flat-head V-8 you'd be swappin' ends constantly!
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    Re: Dead Computer

    Only thing I saw to cause concern was that he assembled the M/B on the box it came in. IMHO, it should have been on the countertop instead: As the cooler and RAM are put in place the board is subject...
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    Re: Musical groups I had forgotten about.

    Wholly Cyprinidae!!!Watched her cover of Pink Floyd's Comfortably Numb" too.. She's Incredible!
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    Re: Mitsy took a trip...

    She had a good visit, and she took over 600 photos.

    As for the t-shirt, she said: "I knew the 'I :love_heart: Jerusalem' one just wasn't your style." mehheh.
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    Mitsy took a trip...

    ...to Israel. All got was this (very) cool T-shirt. :thumbsup:

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    Re: No more engines with points

    This whole thread is pointless. :wink:
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    Re: WWII Fighter Pilots Goggles

    I'd start with mineral spirits and if that doesn't work, try alcohol then acetone... work toward paint stripper cautiously.
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