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Abrasion Resistance Comparison

07/05/2022
posted in Mechanical Engineering
by chrisg288
In today's age of supply chain shortages, I am looking at Polyurethane as a coating or casting of a liner for a Cyclone in a Hydrovac truck (I work as...
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Last comment 07/06/2022 by HiTekRedNek
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Caption This

07/05/2022
posted in General Discussion
by Randall
I just watched an article on the news about a "sand battery" in Finland. It's just a huge silo full of sand which can be heated to 500^oC during the s...
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Last comment 07/05/2022 by Rixter
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Wing loading calculation

07/05/2022
posted in CR4 Feedback
by Tony Aston
I am building a radio controlled model of the WW2 Westland Whirlwind fighter. The wing span is 63 inches and will have 2 electric motors as power sour...
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Last comment 07/05/2022 by phoenix911
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Metallic Water

06/30/2022
posted in General Discussion
by Rixter
This is interesting... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Vdz18ibX7rE https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-021-02065-w
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Last comment 07/02/2022 by HiTekRedNek
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Tyre pressure

06/25/2022
posted in Transportation
by Codemaster
The owner's manual for my Hyundai says that if you drive at altitude the tyre pressure should be increased, by 10kPa/km elevation. The way I look at i...
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Last comment 07/05/2022 by Nigh
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Capturing Burmese Pythons

06/25/2022
posted in General Discussion
by HiTekRedNek
The Burmese python "invasion' in Florida has reached epidemic proportions,and efforts to curtail them have not proven to be effective. I have a sugge...
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Last comment 07/05/2022 by SolarEagle
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Optimize flight schedules for two parties from different cities

06/23/2022
posted in Software & Programming
by SSCpal
I live in Minneapolis. My brother lives in Dallas. We want to fly to Houston and meet. Then want to depart Houston 2 days later. We are flexible on wh...
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Last comment 06/25/2022 by SolarEagle
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TI 99-4A voice Synthesizer Interface

06/23/2022
posted in General Discussion
by HiTekRedNek
The old(1980's) TI 99 4A computer had a nice voice synthesizer. Does anyone know of an adapter or software to interface the old synthesizer to a mode...
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Last comment 06/30/2022 by HiTekRedNek
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Cutting Large Logs

06/20/2022
posted in General Discussion
by HiTekRedNek
I have seen the various large chain saws,but I have never seen one like the one I am imagining: A long cutting chain, or cable,coupled to a motor dri...
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Last comment 07/05/2022 by SolarEagle
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IS Barriers

06/16/2022
posted in Instrumentation
by Anonymous Poster
Hi All, Is it possible to have an IS barrier in a measuring circuit that can be removed without interrupting the circuit? any reference/model/catalog...
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Last comment 07/01/2022 by PWSlack
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How do I find design and engineering work?

06/14/2022
posted in General Discussion
by Waylan
How do I find design and engineering work? I am based in the North West United States. Where does a freelance designer advertise? I can carry a big pa...
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Last comment 06/23/2022 by Waylan
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Sentient AI?

06/13/2022
posted in General Discussion
by Rixter
"A Google Employee Thinks the Company Created a Sentient AI However, Google disagrees and has placed Blake Lemoine on paid administrative leave after...
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Last comment 06/29/2022 by SolarEagle
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Magnificent 1924 Hispano-Suiza H6C "Tulipwood Torpedo" Could Fetch $12 Million in Monterey

07/06/2022 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Andre Dubonnet, like many a dogfighter who survived the Great War, turned to auto racing after the war to provide that rush he'd only previously exper...
07/06/2022 Views: 1, Comments: 0
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We've Been Teased with the Return of the Hornet Name Before. Will it Actually Happen This Time?

07/05/2022 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
In 2006, DaimlerChrysler generated a hive's worth of buzz and many other groan-worthy insect puns when it debuted a subcompact concept car at the Gene...
07/05/2022 Views: 33, Comments: 0
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Carspotting: Rutland, Vermont, 1970

07/04/2022 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Date: August 1970 Location: Rutland, Vermont Source: Donald Wiendenmayer, via UVM Vermont Landscape Change Program What do you see here? More photo...
07/04/2022 Views: 51, Comments: 1
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A Dozen Orphan-Brand Vehicles We’d Love to Park in Our Garages

06/30/2022 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
They were innovators and game-changers. Some were the scrappy underdogs, while others were industry-leading juggernauts. What do they all have in comm...
06/30/2022 Views: 138, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/30/2022 by Brave Sir Robin
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Pirates and a Rope Bridge (July '22 Challenge Question)

06/30/2022 posted in Challenge Questions
Anne, Charles, Billy and John need to cross an old rope bridge at night to escape buccaneers. The bridge can only hold two people at once. There is o...
06/30/2022 Views: 453, Comments: 56
Last comment 07/06/2022 by Randall
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How and When Does a Vehicle Transition from a Used Car to an Accepted Collectible?

06/29/2022 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Owning a modern-classic vehicle is both rewarding and challenging. Rewarding because you have a car or truck you can use and enjoy with no compromise...
06/29/2022 Views: 88, Comments: 2
Last comment 06/30/2022 by phoenix911
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High Gas Prices Got You Down? Here’s How to Enjoy Collector Cars and Not Dread the Pump

06/28/2022 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Along with the rest of the world, the classic car hobby is staggering from high gas prices. While it was once a no-brainer to hop in your old car and...
06/28/2022 Views: 50, Comments: 0
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Let's Give Some Appreciation to Canadian Car Brands

06/27/2022 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
With all due respect to the professional drivers who keep our country’s commerce in motion, six hours is a long time on the highway. Associate E...
06/27/2022 Views: 94, Comments: 0
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The Chevrolet Mark IV L-88 427 Big-Block Powered Corvettes to Victory

06/23/2022 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Chevrolet’s Mark IV V-8 was descended from Chevrolet's NASCAR “mystery motor” program, but there’s nothing mysterious about ho...
06/23/2022 Views: 123, Comments: 0
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Strother MacMinn’s LeMans Coupe to Make First Public Appearance in 60 Years

06/22/2022 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
It's been nearly a year since contributor Dennis Kazmerowski started work on a unique project — one of the original LeMans Coupes built from Str...
06/22/2022 Views: 98, Comments: 0
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Long Before the Mini, Marmon-Herrington's Transverse-Engine Front-Wheel-Drive Vans Made the Rounds in the US

06/21/2022 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Delivery trucks tend not to rank among the automotive segments considered to be hotbeds of innovation, but during the Thirties and Forties they incorp...
06/21/2022 Views: 44, Comments: 0
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Video: Building Your Own Tools Takes DIY to the Second Power

06/20/2022 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Any do-it-yourself (DIY) project takes the right tools to accomplish, and auto restoration and modification require very specific tools — many o...
06/20/2022 Views: 92, Comments: 1
Last comment 06/20/2022 by StandardsGuy
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Which Insect-Named Automobile Would You Choose for Your Dream Garage?

06/16/2022 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
The animal kingdom around us is vast. So too is the insect kingdom, both foe and friend. In this week's This or That window-shopping exercise, let's b...
06/16/2022 Views: 116, Comments: 3
Last comment 06/19/2022 by jmueller
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Carspotting: Montreal, 1963

06/15/2022 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
Date: 1963 Location: Montreal, Quebec Source: via Archives de la Ville de Montreal / Flickr What do you see here?
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Open Diff: What Non-Car Movies Do You Watch for the Cars?

06/14/2022 posted in Hemmings Motor News Blog
by dstrohl
n the rare and opportune moment when my two-year-old daughter actually goes to bed on time, I can pick a movie I want to watch instead of talking cart...
06/14/2022 Views: 81, Comments: 3
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