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Offline zeeprogrammer

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #540 on: October 07, 2018, 01:06:32 AM »
Zee--what's happening with your build. It seems to have went very quiet lately. Hope all is well there.---Brian

Thanks Brian. All is very well. Sidetracked for the moment. I'll be back to it soon. 
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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #541 on: October 07, 2018, 01:19:22 AM »
I can relate Zee. Also hoping to get back to engines soon.

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #542 on: October 07, 2018, 09:11:10 AM »
I know the feeling this retirement lark takes up a lot of time  :Lol:

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #543 on: October 07, 2018, 09:33:40 AM »
My start of this special lark is scheduled now for 1th of November 2020, so I hope to learn from all of you how to use (enjoy) it the best way.
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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #544 on: October 07, 2018, 12:33:29 PM »
My start of this special lark is scheduled now for 1th of November 2020, so I hope to learn from all of you how to use (enjoy) it the best way.
Start your list of fancy and favorite engines, vehicles, machines, stock up on material and castings, tools...

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #545 on: October 07, 2018, 04:47:25 PM »
My start of this special lark is scheduled now for 1th of November 2020, so I hope to learn from all of you how to use (enjoy) it the best way.
Start your list of fancy and favorite engines, vehicles, machines, stock up on material and castings, tools...

And try to get all your household DIY done before you retire   :paranoia:

Jo
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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #546 on: October 07, 2018, 05:59:14 PM »
Achim

Take it one who has 21 year experience in this matter ( I retired at 50) you will wonder how you had time to go to w**K

Enjoy it but keep your brain cells active learn some new things I have learned to use cad/cam for my CNC

The most noticeable thing is the speed of time now seems to obay a square law

My aim is for a accurate part with a good finish

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #547 on: October 08, 2018, 10:33:27 PM »
Carl - have just read this whole thread. You are on quite a journey of learning. Feels familiar!

Keep at it, keep enjoying. I look forward to seeing the finished engine...

gary

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #548 on: October 08, 2018, 10:40:28 PM »

PS I really like the flywheel. I may use your thread as a reference when I get to making flywheels...

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #549 on: October 27, 2018, 06:16:19 PM »
Thanks for the comments!
A quick update...

Just back from a 35 day road trip.
Started just outside Philly, saw all the folks in Missouri, then Texas for a brother-in-law, California for another brother-in-law, saw the ocean, then back through Missouri to home.
Stopped at many sites, parks, monuments.

Still married. Still want to be married to the same person.  ;D

The trip restored some faith for me in the country. We met many fine and good people.
It's always been the case that if all you do is read/listen to the news...it's biased. I'm not saying it's bad or referring to what's been said lately about the media. It's always been naturally biased due to the suppliers wanting to make money and giving us (the consumers) what we want. It's always good to get out and see some of the world (this forum being a part of that).

Unfortunately, my laptop got destroyed. I thought I had backed up prior to the trip but apparently I've lost the last 5 months of data.
I'm currently trying to set up a new computer and that will take me a while so I still won't be here very much.

If I'm lucky, a buddy of mine will be able to grab my data off the old hard drive (whereas I was not able to).

I've been in touch with a few members during the trip and I owe some responses to some of them.
Hopefully I'm back up to speed in a week or two.


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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #550 on: October 27, 2018, 06:36:27 PM »
Welcome back!! I wondered why it was so quiet around here. Thought maybe the elves had carried you off somewhere...

Looking forward to seeing more work on your engine. Or whatever you're working on....

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #551 on: October 27, 2018, 06:39:25 PM »
Glad you had a good trip Zee. Good to have you back.

Bill

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #552 on: October 27, 2018, 06:54:39 PM »
Welcome back, Zee!

Glad you had a good time!  It is good to get out and see that the world isn't as bad as its made out to be sometimes, eh?

Nice to see you back!
Kim

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #553 on: October 27, 2018, 07:03:11 PM »
Welcome back!!


And I believe the locked-in-the-basement-by-shop-gnomes story more than the trip story!   :Lol:

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Re: Zee Needs Popcorn
« Reply #554 on: October 27, 2018, 07:33:47 PM »
Hello Zee,

Should have stopped by my shop when you were in Texas, free cookies and drinks  :stir:

Have a great day,
Thomas