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Caption This for 03/18/11

Posted March 17, 2011 4:45 PM by Sharkles

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03/17/2011 5:02 PM

Cutting the Guardian knot....

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03/17/2011 6:05 PM

Cutting corners.

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03/17/2011 6:09 PM

Hey at least I am not running with them!

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03/17/2011 6:12 PM

The real secret behind Joe Fordham's level of genius.

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03/17/2011 6:13 PM

And yet one more of Kastruptskys energy cutting inventions the world will never see.

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03/17/2011 6:23 PM

After countless failed attempts to sell his idea for the DAS valve to the engineering forums he finally gave up and changed his business direction to making the DAS electric scissors. Engineers are still skeptical of the design though.

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03/17/2011 10:49 PM

He replaced the fuse with a thermal cut-off for added safety...

Or is it now a breaker with isolated handle?

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03/18/2011 12:21 AM

A delayed time fuse.

-A really, really, really long time delay fuse.

-At least it's better than a copper penny put in behind the plug fuse, as I've seen done before! In this case, it may have been a penny farthing.

Or how to sharpen your scissors using the magic of electrical current as mentioned by Eloise's Helpful Home tips.

(BTW what is that form paperwork directly below this disaster waitng to happen - is this official approval for this experiment - like something from Consumer's Reports, or Mythbusters - Don't try this at home, folks)

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03/18/2011 12:33 AM

Step 2;

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03/18/2011 2:19 AM

Hey Guys & Gals; when I was trying to go to sleep tonight, after my usual smart-ass reply to this week's 'Caption This presentation', I thought about how to go about a 'scissor' welding process. I actually woke up and thought about this concept for awhile, before I decided to follow up with a further reply to yous guys & gals.

I've been involved with many types/forms of welding involving heating of similar and/or dissimilar metals together, including your basic oxy-acetylene, AC/DC arc welding, Butt and seam welding, MIG/TIG, Plasma, and so on....

Does a scissor type welder mechanism (as shown in the caption), seem to fit any practical applications? (arc welding a seam at a certain closing rate).

Obviously it would entail an electrical arc process of some comprehension (AC/DC, and if AC - what frequency involved, time durations, resistance, voltage and current calcs., temps. of molten masses, cooling times, slag deposits and subsequent cleaning of same, air and oxygen and mixed gas deposits, tensile strengths of the welds, analysis of same, and so on).

My point is; Has anyone tried a "scissor" type of 'Arc' welding before? If not, it may be worthwhile a test run. Please give me a reply, yes, no, maybe; good, bad or otherwise. Thank you - Loupy

And enjoy the continuing funny comments on 'Caption This' - I always look forward to Sharkles' blog every Thursday afternoon.

P.S. - I've rated me-selves 'off topic'.

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03/18/2011 4:55 AM

In decent exposure to common sense.

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03/18/2011 7:34 AM

Ok!

So just where WOULD you plug these things in to charge them?

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03/18/2011 8:19 AM

Bob was a tidy guy, and always liked to keep his rechargeable scissors plugged in, right next to his electric paperweight.

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03/18/2011 8:52 AM

I told my apprentice to cut the power...................

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03/18/2011 9:13 AM

Clipping away any form of common sense and intelligence

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03/18/2011 9:27 AM

Alright, the first thing we do is jam this plug in there really good. Now that that's done, take the scissors and wedge them in there real tight.......

Ok, now we've completed the circuit so you should be good to use your toaster in the bath tub.

Next week on Home Makeover, we'll cover using a table saw in the crawl spaces.

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03/18/2011 10:59 AM

This only brings to mind of the 4 year old that used a hair pin in his teeth to accomplish about the same thing. This was in the 1950's. look likew he grew up..I would lik to see his face now. Had the opportunity to see it then.

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03/18/2011 11:07 AM

This is a sad attempt at cutting his electric consumption in half.

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03/18/2011 11:08 AM

As the Ambulance arrived he stated he was just trying to cut the power.

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03/18/2011 11:10 AM

I was running with them and fell, that's where they ended up not in my eye.

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03/18/2011 11:12 AM

Bullseye!!! I bet you couldn't do that again.

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03/18/2011 12:42 PM

That's some real cutting edge technology.

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03/18/2011 4:13 PM

..........also probably trying to using the plug in fuse to cut some of that paperwork!

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03/18/2011 5:50 PM

remote ground-fault breaker tester

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03/18/2011 10:07 PM

Self Illumination... The path (of least resistance) to Enlightenment!

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03/19/2011 10:26 AM

A simple home brew breaker test...OK Turn it on again!

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03/19/2011 10:31 AM

No wonder it won't work. The jumper is in up side down.

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03/19/2011 11:20 AM

In an investigation into a fire at Root Means Square, Mr and Missus Short were charged with willful misconduct. The pair had no comment.

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03/23/2011 9:20 AM

Cutting edge power distribution technology. The definition of Scissors is modifed: used for cutting various thin materials, such as paper, cardboard, metal foil, thin plastic, cloth, rope, wire, and residential power.

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03/23/2011 9:58 AM

This must be one of those new pairs of battery less rechargeable scissors.

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