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    Quote Originally Posted by GerryM View Post
    Yes that would do it'
    glad your squared away'
    When I put some Leupold 2 piece Weaver type bases on another Rem 700, I tried to use the Leupold long screws for the front base to see if they'd interfere and the heads wouldn't fit into the holes in the base.

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    Quote Originally Posted by antelopedundee View Post
    When I put some Leupold 2 piece Weaver type bases on another Rem 700, I tried to use the Leupold long screws for the front base to see if they'd interfere and the heads wouldn't fit into the holes in the base.
    Sounds like a way to try and make it at least a little more idiot proof.

    The problem is that nature is always working on a new idiot with more capability to screw up.


    Never argue with idiots, they'll drag you down to their level and beat you with experience.


    NOT intended to imply you are an idiot in any way.
    It is all to easy to muck up things you do not do all the time over and over.

    As an electrical engineer I had plenty of things that did not works as desired the first time out.
    It took a few tries to use massive 'hockey puck' style high power and voltage transistors to control 44 V 3-phace motor variable frequency drives in the 1970s.

    We manage to have more than a few rather large explosions from overheating.
    We finally decided after a really memorable one that took out two of the three in use almost together that some shielding for flying shrapnel was a good idea.
    We used a couple panels of 1 inch thick polycarbonate mounted in as heavy metal frame with floor anchors and some hold down weights.

    We also added some temperature thermocouples to open power relays at safe but higher than desired temperatures.

    It sometimes slowed progress but no more detonations.
    Last edited by brickeyee; 07-16-2018 at 03:07 PM.

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    Did you ever work for PG and E ?....Had to ask but I'm just pulling your leg.

    Mort

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    Quote Originally Posted by dmort View Post
    Did you ever work for PG and E ?....Had to ask but I'm just pulling your leg.

    Mort
    Nope.

    Mostly Black Electronics Warfare stuff.
    Who else would need a radio system that changes frequencies 2,000 times per second?

    I did consulting work on commercial stuff part time though.
    Often 'Red Team' design reviews before production decisions.

    I remember a comment to a satellite company after a Red Team review.
    I asked a VP how much would insurance on the satellite cost?
    He told me "About $10 million."

    I said "We MIGHT be able to chase down issue for that much.
    Or it may take even more.
    Buy insurance."

    He thanked me and said it was " The best Recommendation he had
    heard over a Radiation question in his career."

    They hired us a couple more times after that also.
    And the satellite is still working after 12 years.

    Two years past its 'expected life.'

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    Quote Originally Posted by dmort View Post
    Did you ever work for PG and E ?....Had to ask but I'm just pulling your leg.

    Mort
    PG&E? Who is that?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Butch Lambert View Post
    PG&E? Who is that?
    Pacific Gas and Electric.

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    Quote Originally Posted by antelopedundee View Post
    Pacific Gas and Electric.
    They're doing rifles now?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Butch Lambert View Post
    They're doing rifles now?
    Brickeyee's post above was referring to his days as an electrical engineer. Had nuttin to do mit shootin. I'm guessing that he worked for P G & E.

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    Just jerking your chain.

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