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Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 753
Posted By JonnyHK

I'm probably well past the age where I am likely...

I'm probably well past the age where I am likely to be able to find a way to make a living flying.

J.Higgin's point about the construction tools is well noted. I've got just about everything for...
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 04:48 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 753
Posted By JonnyHK

I've always liked the all timber Falco, but the...

I've always liked the all timber Falco, but the time involved to build it is crazy. However I've never much like the flat sided look of many Rans or Vans aircraft in aluminium.
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 03:03 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 753
Posted By JonnyHK

Is that a comment at this particular design, or...

Is that a comment at this particular design, or more on the entire Light Sport Aircraft and/or homebuilt thing?
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 03:02 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 753
Posted By JonnyHK

I actually know a couple of guys who built quite...

I actually know a couple of guys who built quite large boats, but don't sail. They were building types.
Forum: Foo
02-22-21, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 753
Posted By JonnyHK

I'm in the UK, so the local version will be the...

I'm in the UK, so the local version will be the go.

However, the EAA has the biggest resources for information.
Forum: Foo
02-21-21, 02:09 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 753
Posted By JonnyHK

I want to fly and build my own aircraft

I've wanted to learn to fly for a few years now, and then build my own aircraft.

There are plenty of kits out there, and also some plans only designs. I have been following the guy building a 100%...
Forum: Foo
02-10-21, 12:06 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,357
Posted By JonnyHK

Yes, pretty much. In 2014 during the first...

Yes, pretty much.

In 2014 during the first large civil unrest (The Umbrella Movement) my wife was a bit bored with her office and my job was reaching a bit of a dead end. She needed a bigger pond...
Forum: Foo
02-09-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,357
Posted By JonnyHK

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1200/img_20210208_wa0001_b49ac3f59256fc379d709171f9276905116ee47d.jpg

The new timber raised beds that I made (under instruction from my...
Forum: Foo
01-30-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 431
Posted By JonnyHK

The Germans probably have a long word for it.

The Germans probably have a long word for it.
Forum: Foo
01-21-21, 01:45 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,357
Posted By JonnyHK

Not bored here. So much excitement when you...

Not bored here.

So much excitement when you write most of and edit the community newsletter for your large apartment building.

The thrilling news from the Gardening Group. The gory details...
Forum: Foo
01-20-21, 02:31 PM
Replies: 11,433
Views: 2,359,187
Posted By JonnyHK

Responsible parenting. Would love to know...

Responsible parenting.

Would love to know the backstory on that one
Forum: Foo
01-16-21, 12:00 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,693
Posted By JonnyHK

I just discovered the joys of a magnetic rail for...

I just discovered the joys of a magnetic rail for a number of often used items.
Forum: Foo
01-16-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,693
Posted By JonnyHK

I've probably heard all the 'oar' jokes there...

I've probably heard all the 'oar' jokes there are. The fun I've had with them. I do remember to slow down and enunciate when I tell people what I do.

I was once meeting a guy at the motorway...
Forum: Foo
01-15-21, 02:32 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,693
Posted By JonnyHK

Don't feel bad. I do this stuff for a living* so...

Don't feel bad. I do this stuff for a living* so it's not like it's my home workshop.


*living is very loosely defined here as I am only part time due to being Daddy Daycare and I don't need to...
Forum: Foo
01-14-21, 02:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,693
Posted By JonnyHK

It's not really THAT bad is it? I think the...

It's not really THAT bad is it? I think the camera perspective is working against me. Those are 27 foot long boats!
Forum: Foo
01-14-21, 02:03 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,693
Posted By JonnyHK

I keep track of things in my scull.

I keep track of things in my scull.
Forum: Foo
01-14-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,693
Posted By JonnyHK

I cut the labels off so I can remember exactly...

I cut the labels off so I can remember exactly what is what. For most things it's pretty obvious but for some stranger or smaller items I find it useful.




I can't tell you the number of times...
Forum: Foo
01-14-21, 03:24 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,693
Posted By JonnyHK

I guess I'll buy your excuse for having so many...

I guess I'll buy your excuse for having so many levels. Just this once though.

Here's me sorting out my spare parts into new matching boxes. Yes, lockdown is finally making me crack...

...
Forum: Foo
01-13-21, 04:05 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 1,693
Posted By JonnyHK

How many levels does one man need?

How many levels does one man need?
Forum: For Sale
01-08-21, 01:18 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 34,900
Posted By JonnyHK

Two AyUp to Garmin light mounts. Now that I...

Two AyUp to Garmin light mounts.

Now that I have the new design, two examples of the old design are gathering dust.

For cost of postage only

See design here http://shpws.me/SrTa
Forum: Foo
01-06-21, 11:06 AM
Replies: 9,384
Views: 1,094,622
Posted By JonnyHK

Clearly a no-knock raid.

Clearly a no-knock raid.
Forum: Foo
01-05-21, 03:35 AM
Replies: 11,433
Views: 2,359,187
Posted By JonnyHK

I'd probably not realise it was the log and start...

I'd probably not realise it was the log and start looking for the bucket of chicken whilst quietly cursing my friends for either hiding the chicken or finishing it before I arrived.
01-05-21, 03:31 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,571
Posted By JonnyHK

There is no comment on this, so I'll start. ...

There is no comment on this, so I'll start.

She's doing it right. He's not.
01-04-21, 03:32 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,571
Posted By JonnyHK

True, but there is a hell of a lot more complex...

True, but there is a hell of a lot more complex engineering in a bicycle.

Also, there is not really a lower end for new racing scull pricing other than the second hand market where 30 year old...
01-04-21, 01:11 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,571
Posted By JonnyHK

Rowing coach and cyclist here, so my 2 cents... ...

Rowing coach and cyclist here, so my 2 cents...

Rowers often make good cyclists because they:
- have good leg drive
- have good core strength (ie stable pelvis to help make the leg drive...
01-04-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,571
Posted By JonnyHK

There is no need to do it, but some folks do it...

There is no need to do it, but some folks do it out of habit. Rolling wrists on an ergo machine is difficult as you are fighting the handle design. A little bit of raising or lowering of the handle...
Forum: Foo
12-26-20, 09:59 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,106
Posted By JonnyHK

The whole "Porch Pirate" thing really grates me....

The whole "Porch Pirate" thing really grates me. It's such a nasty thing to do. Criminals have no class or shame.

I always enjoy watching videos of people who prank these a holes with fake...
Forum: Foo
12-26-20, 09:54 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 332
Posted By JonnyHK

Share your funny 'WTF' holiday moments

I'll start...

Background:
There had been a bit of a long running saga about one present I'd ordered online for my wife. The package seemed to be taking a long time to arrive, so I followed the...
Forum: Foo
12-24-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,106
Posted By JonnyHK

Places like UPS and FedEx have their own aircraft...

Places like UPS and FedEx have their own aircraft - that makes a huge difference.

Number of parcels is up for lots of reasons. Folks are ordering more online. Not able to visit relatives in...
Forum: Foo
12-24-20, 10:53 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,518
Posted By JonnyHK

I hate to tell you, but most people dislike being...

I hate to tell you, but most people dislike being pranked. Double points if it involves embarrassment or money.
Forum: Foo
12-19-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 508
Posted By JonnyHK

Bah Humbug - Christmas 'cancelled' in London

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-55379220




We only had two single friends who were 'Christmas Orphans' coming to ours, so we don't have a huge amount of extra turkey for the New Year.

Plenty...
Forum: Foo
12-17-20, 03:03 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,357
Posted By JonnyHK

That would be tough to have two to deal with. I...

That would be tough to have two to deal with. I thought one child molester (alleged) in the family was bad enough...
Forum: Foo
12-17-20, 02:08 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,357
Posted By JonnyHK

FIFY. You can have the chips later as a bonus if...

FIFY. You can have the chips later as a bonus if you want.
Forum: Foo
12-17-20, 02:04 AM
Replies: 9,384
Views: 1,094,622
Posted By JonnyHK

Christ! I hadn't even thought of that! ...

Christ! I hadn't even thought of that!



Yay!

Thank god we don't have one of those. And thank god I installed window locks on our 3rd floor apartment...
Forum: Foo
12-16-20, 03:53 PM
Replies: 9,384
Views: 1,094,622
Posted By JonnyHK

As the parent of a 3 year old this freaks me out...

As the parent of a 3 year old this freaks me out on so many different levels.
Forum: Foo
12-16-20, 03:52 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 895
Posted By JonnyHK

No, no, no! You don't whittle a boat. You...

No, no, no!

You don't whittle a boat. You build them like model airplanes - little frames and a fabric cover.

(Note: I did not build this, I just renovated it. 40 years old.)
...
Forum: Foo
12-16-20, 03:44 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,357
Posted By JonnyHK

I'm not so worried about Covid itself perse, but...

I'm not so worried about Covid itself perse, but some of the changes it has brought about in my situation and in people around me.

I actually feel a lot safer out riding - you tend to be a lot...
12-12-20, 10:48 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 204,748
Posted By JonnyHK

maybe I could write to Santa...

maybe I could write to Santa...
12-12-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 204,748
Posted By JonnyHK

Just drafted this up. My GoPro Session...

Just drafted this up.

My GoPro Session cameras (the cube shape) are getting old, but I really don't want to go the boxy rectangle of the newer ones. So I decided to give a cheaper cylindrical...
12-12-20, 08:12 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 204,748
Posted By JonnyHK

Link please!!! EDIT: This one? ...

Link please!!!

EDIT:
This one?
https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/shopbotix/micromolder-fully-automatic-desktop-injection-molder?ref=nav_search&result=project&term=injection%20m

Looks...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-03-20, 04:18 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By JonnyHK

Not if you are repairing another area or if you...

Not if you are repairing another area or if you aren't using heat.



They solved his problem. Most of his work is renovation, so just holding the bike steady so he has a free hand seems to be...
Forum: Framebuilders
12-01-20, 09:38 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 901
Posted By JonnyHK

3d printed bottom bracket clamping blocks

Something I've 3d printed for a friend is some bottom bracket clamping parts to help him when he is repairing or repainting frames.

Basically a number of different sized top hats that take a 10mm...
12-01-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 615
Views: 204,748
Posted By JonnyHK

Something else I've 3d printed for a friend is...

Something else I've 3d printed for a friend is some bottom bracket clamping parts to help him when he is repairing or repainting frames.

Basically a number of different sized top hats that take a...
12-01-20, 09:32 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,148
Posted By JonnyHK

Wtaf?

Wtaf?
11-30-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 615
Views: 204,748
Posted By JonnyHK

Finally got around to re-designing a part I first...

Finally got around to re-designing a part I first created about 5 years ago. Functionality is the same, just a lot cleaner and neater looking now that my CAD skills have improved.

Just awaiting...
Forum: Foo
11-25-20, 10:50 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 1,345
Posted By JonnyHK

Who cares as long as I'm no where near that big...

Who cares as long as I'm no where near that big damn snake in the bottom left of the bridge image!
Forum: Foo
11-24-20, 03:08 PM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,544
Posted By JonnyHK

Recovering from chicken pox. I highly...

Recovering from chicken pox.

I highly recommend not getting it. Yes, I did have it as a child. The Doc's best guess (apart from saying it occasionally happens) is that the strain my daughter had...
Forum: Foo
11-16-20, 09:07 AM
Replies: 11,433
Views: 2,359,187
Posted By JonnyHK

I do have to ask. WTF is that for?

I do have to ask. WTF is that for?
Forum: Foo
11-13-20, 01:58 PM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,185
Posted By JonnyHK

Saturday voting. It's an offence for your boss to...

Saturday voting. It's an offence for your boss to prevent you from voting. Well managed polling stations where you can even vote if you are outside your own district. No Gerrymandering. And Democracy...
Forum: Foo
11-11-20, 03:09 AM
Replies: 130
Views: 4,185
Posted By JonnyHK

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy_sausage ...

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Democracy_sausage

It's been mentioned, but here's the Wiki information for those not in the know.
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