[Boatanchors] Why didn't I think of that?
daleputnam at hotmail.com
Sat Aug 27 00:40:16 EDT 2011
Yea, I know... I have tried many times to make little notes to me, about the build of a radio, or the tuning specific to this
schematic, but not having any luck at all.. with the notes that are on the screen... somehow... they never stick to the schematic...
then... and then... they have the audacity to be in the way of the next schematic... and then.. they wash off... and are gone forever.
Love paper, and the yellow minny puter keyboard, with the pink bullet shaped delete key on the other end.
--... ...-- Dale - WC7S in Wy
> From: wh7hg.hi at gmail.com
> To: boatanchors at puck.nether.net
> Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2011 18:33:48 -1000
> Subject: Re: [Boatanchors] Why didn't I think of that?
> Nope, no floppies here. That’s why they invented printers. :-)
> Best regards,
> Michael, WH7HG ex-K3MXO, ex-KN3MXO, WPE3ARS, BL01xh ex-Mensa A&P PP BGI
> I am me. I’m the only one who’s qualified.
> <http://wh7hg.blogspot.com/> http://wh7hg.blogspot.com/
> Hiki Nô!
> From: Dale Putnam [mailto:daleputnam at hotmail.com]
> Sent: Friday, 26 August, 2011 18:25
> To: wh7hg.hi at gmail.com; rinkies at att.net; boatanchors at puck.nether.net
> Subject: RE: [Boatanchors] Why didn't I think of that?
> And.... and if you are just simply very lucky, you will find,
> after you have it all apart, and the nuts, bolts, washers, spacers, and
> insulators are all
> alive and well, in the magnetic bowl, very easy to find, very simple to put
> them all back in now...
> yes, now... because the schematic and information to do the work that you
> were so very careful in planning,
> and making it so very NOW!! up to date and especially saved... on that
> floppy disk, that is now....
> living under the magnetic bowl.... with all those neatly saved notes...
> scambled beyond recovery.
> And we all know that if the pieces aren't put back in now.... they will
> never all get back in..
> magnetic bowl or not.
> Have a great day, ...... shared with the new bench cop..... the magnetic
> --... ...-- Dale - WC7S in Wy
> > From: wh7hg.hi at gmail.com
> > To: rinkies at att.net; Boatanchors at puck.nether.net
> > Date: Fri, 26 Aug 2011 17:05:19 -1000
> > Subject: Re: [Boatanchors] Why didn't I think of that?
> > I used a later VW hubcap - the flattened dish ones with a lip inside - and
> > some heavy magnets glued inside. Prior to that, I used the old banged up
> > moon hubcaps with three legs welded on the outside. It sounds like someone
> > who was of the same school of mechanics as I was is capitalizing on the
> > former idea. :-D
> > By the way, for electronics, I graduated to a muffin tin with the
> > screws etc in different cups. After several incidents where they slid off
> > the bench, I figured out that maybe putting a non-slip surface on the
> > might not be a bad idea. Now I'm up to cheapie-doodle plastic partition
> > boxes with covers that really close (and heavy rubber bands holding them
> > closed as added insurance when I'm not actually in them) since even the
> > muffin tins didn't compensate for the simple fact that I'm still a basic
> > klutz. :-D
> > Best regards,
> > Michael, WH7HG ex-K3MXO, ex-KN3MXO, WPE3ARS, BL01xh ex-Mensa A&P PP BGI
> > I am me. I’m the only one who’s qualified.
> > http://www.nationalmssociety.org/chapters/NTH/index.aspx
> > http://wh7hg.blogspot.com/
> > http://kludges-other-blog.blogspot.com
> > Hiki Nô!
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