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    My father enjoys reading a LOT. He wears glasses...

    My father enjoys reading a LOT.
    He wears glasses for everything else.
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    So they are going to arrest people and take then...

    So they are going to arrest people and take then into custody?
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    Sort of hard to enforce. Most of it is a...

    Sort of hard to enforce.
    Most of it is a 'voluntary request' to "self quarantine."
  4. Thread: Corona virus

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    The "common flue" death rate in the USA runs...

    The "common flue" death rate in the USA runs around 20,000 per year.
    Occasionally there is a 'bad' year and it runs as high as 70,000.

    You have to average all those years together.
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    Someone else that gets it. The deaths per case...

    Someone else that gets it.
    The deaths per case is caulated by dividing cases by deaths.
    It the number of cases increases with deaths staying the same the 1 in N gets smaller.
    The N increases....
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    It makes for a far more permanent press fit. It...

    It makes for a far more permanent press fit.
    It was one of the 'secrets' of making large naval gun barrels for many many years.
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    I remember when we handled pieces of aluminum...

    I remember when we handled pieces of aluminum tube
    around that length and size for wing spars in drones.

    We used to clear the tool room as we moved them around overhead.
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    I use monovision for contact lenses also. One...

    I use monovision for contact lenses also.
    One thing you cannot do is have good 3-D vision with colored lenses glasses.
    The old red-green (or any other system).
    I just put on my distance corrected...
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    It is hard to grasp how many flights per day are...

    It is hard to grasp how many flights per day are in the USA.
    When we tested equipment and software it was often a nightmare to verify it was doing all that was desired.
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    Screw in is better than trying to anchor by push...

    Screw in is better than trying to anchor by push in.
  11. Thread: Corona virus

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    The hype is the hoax. Annual flu deaths start in...

    The hype is the hoax.
    Annual flu deaths start in the low tens of thousands in the USA.
    In a bad year they can approach 100,000.

    The flu (regardless of the actual virus causing it) has always...
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    I have always preferred the threaded plug over...

    I have always preferred the threaded plug over trying to achieve a press fit that will last forever.

    It is possible to achieve a press fit, but it needs a whole lot more precision.
    And the...
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    I have been catching up on my reading. Beats the...

    I have been catching up on my reading.
    Beats the brain damage of television.
  14. A little much for walking, but I do most of my...

    A little much for walking, but I do most of my varmint shooting from a portable table anyway.
    I have farmers that call me when they decide they have a groundhog problem.

    They get as much of a...
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    So 1 in 22 death rate. Higher than most recent...

    So 1 in 22 death rate.
    Higher than most recent flu types, but the heavy presence
    of third world victims probably explains a lot of that.

    While flu can kill (often from immune system over...
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    I use jet rated muffs and EAR disposable foam...

    I use jet rated muffs and EAR disposable foam plugs.

    I have glasses that do NOT go under the foam on my muffs.
    They look sort of dorky, but outside of a single squeal from over 30 years ago.
    ...
  17. You could always use it for live varmint shooting.

    You could always use it for live varmint shooting.
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    Some money and some hearing damage. One is a...

    Some money and some hearing damage.

    One is a lot more important that the other.
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    The whole system of trying to measure impulsive...

    The whole system of trying to measure impulsive noise does not actual work that well.

    The typical amplifiers do not have adequate bandwidth to deal with the very small rise
    time of a a sound...
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    "25dB Noise Reduction Rating (NRR)" Not all...

    "25dB Noise Reduction Rating (NRR)"

    Not all that good.
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    Adequate feed pressure creates larger chips that...

    Adequate feed pressure creates larger chips that remove more heat.
    What lube?
    SS can benefit from some of the more sophisticated lubes.
    Try Tap Magic.
    The correct type is labeled for SS and not...
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    Well a 100 watt bulb was good enough for an EZ...

    Well a 100 watt bulb was good enough for an EZ Bake oven.

    Filament is more than 2,000 F.
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    You can make notes in the margins. Almost always...

    You can make notes in the margins.
    Almost always worth a look.

    After 35+ years in the EW field I still had a boat load of books and IEEE articles with tons of notes in them.
    Always print one...
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    Touch screens just do not work as well as actual...

    Touch screens just do not work as well as actual keyboards.
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    Peeing on your hands is NOT a recommended method.

    Peeing on your hands is NOT a recommended method.
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