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Forum: Foo
02-26-21, 01:19 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 820
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: 820
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: 820
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, 03:01 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 820
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
01-30-21, 02:14 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 439
Posted By JonnyHK

The Germans probably have a long word for it.

The Germans probably have a long word for it.
Forum: Foo
01-16-21, 09:08 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,806
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
01-14-21, 12:29 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,806
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: 63
Views: 1,806
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...

...
01-04-21, 01:07 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,572
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
12-24-20, 10:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,114
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
12-19-20, 03:38 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 513
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...
12-12-20, 09:21 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 205,428
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...
12-01-20, 09:36 AM
Replies: 616
Views: 205,428
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...
11-30-20, 02:01 PM
Replies: 616
Views: 205,428
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
11-09-20, 04:09 PM
Replies: 9,391
Views: 1,096,801
Posted By JonnyHK

My name is Inigo Montoya. You ate my father....

My name is Inigo Montoya. You ate my father. Prepare to die...
Forum: Foo
11-09-20, 06:04 AM
Replies: 8,050
Views: 1,511,264
Posted By JonnyHK

Another motorbike. Sorry - I have a bike mechanic...

Another motorbike. Sorry - I have a bike mechanic beside my workshop....

This odd ball job came in for an MOT (the rerquired/annual UK inspection).

No idea what it started as (something cheap)...
Forum: Foo
10-28-20, 09:02 AM
Replies: 128
Views: 11,561
Posted By JonnyHK

So I've got a 3d printer and a spool of glow in...

So I've got a 3d printer and a spool of glow in the dark filament. What's a man to do but make little hanging decorations that the kids can enjoy?

...
Forum: Foo
10-27-20, 01:27 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 3,107
Posted By JonnyHK

Not a pocket knife. Sorry After almost 30...

Not a pocket knife. Sorry

After almost 30 years of service, the plastic handle on this chef's knife finally died. My dad gave me this when I went to college so that I could do 'proper' cooking on...
Forum: Foo
10-09-20, 01:12 PM
Replies: 8,050
Views: 1,511,264
Posted By JonnyHK

I googled it. 1961 Ariel Arrow ...

I googled it.

1961 Ariel Arrow

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ariel_Leader#Ariel_Arrow
Forum: Foo
10-08-20, 01:41 PM
Replies: 8,050
Views: 1,511,264
Posted By JonnyHK

I was sure there was a Beautiful Motorcyles...

I was sure there was a Beautiful Motorcyles thread somewhere, but I can't now find it.

So have a funky motorbike.

It turned up at the motorcyle workshop beside my studio/workshop.

"Ariel"....
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 01:19 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 484
Posted By JonnyHK

That's actually very good carpentry. I could...

That's actually very good carpentry.

I could tell you some stories about some of the abominations that I've seen over the years...
Forum: Foo
09-24-20, 01:17 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 482
Posted By JonnyHK

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1720x2000/img_20200827_174014_6fe1dd1540c754858ebc53ee5c438475c15d422f.jpg
Forum: Foo
09-06-20, 12:33 PM
Replies: 8,050
Views: 1,511,264
Posted By JonnyHK

And this really cute little FIAT. ...

And this really cute little FIAT.

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/567x649/img_20200906_105424_192b4d6f7af945e8d42858236c3fc91b073edd2c.jpg...
Forum: Foo
09-06-20, 12:32 PM
Replies: 8,050
Views: 1,511,264
Posted By JonnyHK

Some sort of custom Bentley. Overtook me on...

Some sort of custom Bentley.

Overtook me on the road and looks really nice moving. Good proportions with the quite low roof and the long length. Not a V12 Merlin under the hood, but you can see...
Forum: Foo
09-06-20, 12:29 PM
Replies: 8,050
Views: 1,511,264
Posted By JonnyHK

One of my regular rides takes me past Hampton...

One of my regular rides takes me past Hampton Court Palace.

There were a few nice cars in the car park (not inside the event).

HMW (Hersham Motor Works - I had to ask someone) Shovebolt...
Forum: Foo
08-28-20, 01:25 PM
Replies: 11,449
Views: 2,360,774
Posted By JonnyHK

How can I like something twice?

How can I like something twice?
Forum: Foo
08-14-20, 01:28 PM
Replies: 11,449
Views: 2,360,774
Posted By JonnyHK

Oh, and about the book I was doing the charts...

Oh, and about the book I was doing the charts for...

"The Secret Horsepower Race"
https://www.calum-douglas.com/current-book-the-secret-horsepower-race/

If you have an interest in WW2 piston...
Forum: Foo
08-14-20, 01:21 PM
Replies: 11,449
Views: 2,360,774
Posted By JonnyHK

Damn. Rube beat me to it. The old damp paper...

Damn. Rube beat me to it. The old damp paper towel trick. Something to do with water conducting the cold better than air...
Forum: Foo
06-28-20, 03:57 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 835
Posted By JonnyHK

So far I'm up to episode 26. Love it. ...

So far I'm up to episode 26.

Love it.

Fallen down the youtube rabbit hole...
Forum: Foo
06-09-20, 01:59 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,005,690
Posted By JonnyHK

I did ask and he said it actually wasn't too bad....

I did ask and he said it actually wasn't too bad. Frame designed by a company that actually knew what it was doing.

He also said it was very nice at speed.
Forum: Foo
06-08-20, 12:57 PM
Replies: 2,170
Views: 1,005,690
Posted By JonnyHK

My neighbour just came home with this: ...

My neighbour just came home with this:

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1600x1133/img_20200608_152958_97c8cf5edeb392e4c7f7c77ce7b633b6bbe03102.jpg

It started life as a 1992...
Forum: Foo
05-30-20, 12:56 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 1,269
Posted By JonnyHK

Damn. I remember the horrors of trying to...

Damn.

I remember the horrors of trying to save or load files to audio cassettes.

...
Forum: Foo
05-20-20, 02:13 PM
Replies: 9,391
Views: 1,096,801
Posted By JonnyHK

I think the first car popped open a...

I think the first car popped open a square/rectangular drain hole cover of some type, then the police cruiser rides up it and gets stuck.
Forum: Foo
04-14-20, 12:38 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 1,350
Posted By JonnyHK

Born Australia. Moved towns (1 hr drive) for...

Born Australia. Moved towns (1 hr drive) for college.
Moved to Hong Kong in my 30s.
After a decade in HK moved to London.

Serious mileage compared to many of my school friends. Although my wife...
Forum: Foo
04-14-20, 12:10 PM
Replies: 9,391
Views: 1,096,801
Posted By JonnyHK

Duck Me! That has to be 10m of air AT LEAST!...

Duck Me!

That has to be 10m of air AT LEAST!

Link to results of this little adventure?
Forum: Foo
04-04-20, 05:35 AM
Replies: 11,449
Views: 2,360,774
Posted By JonnyHK

Yes, yes...all very clever. But no one has...

Yes, yes...all very clever.

But no one has found Wally/Waldo yet.
Forum: Foo
02-27-20, 12:51 PM
Replies: 54
Views: 2,779
Posted By JonnyHK

"It's not illegal if you don't get caught" - my...

"It's not illegal if you don't get caught" - my dad, retired Crown Prosecutor (a DA to those of you in the USA).
02-15-20, 02:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 667
Posted By JonnyHK

Unless you have a defined use for it NOW we all...

Unless you have a defined use for it NOW we all know that it's just going to gather dust in your drawer.
I'd sell it while it is worth something.
Take your wife to dinner with the proceeds...
02-01-20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 5,284
Posted By JonnyHK

If you had not crossed the painted line...

If you had not crossed the painted line indicating where the intersection starts, then you have not 'run' the red light. I mean no one gets a ticket for rolling slowly up to the line when it's...
Forum: Foo
10-13-19, 12:26 PM
Replies: 11,449
Views: 2,360,774
Posted By JonnyHK

At least he got the first wire. I've met a...

At least he got the first wire.

I've met a couple of ex-Navy types who would be more than happy to claim that!
Forum: Foo
09-27-19, 10:29 AM
Replies: 9,391
Views: 1,096,801
Posted By JonnyHK

Rugby. And nicely done too...

Rugby. And nicely done too...
Forum: Foo
07-24-19, 03:43 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,912
Posted By JonnyHK

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulle...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/bikeforums.net-vbulletin/1440x2000/magic_garden_f0ddbbb3ea22e3a08d70483cc6099930040265fe.jpeg

For your reference:
The Cute Unit wandering in the garden
Forum: Foo
07-24-19, 03:36 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 7,912
Posted By JonnyHK

Thanks everyone. Lots of thoughts here. Will try...

Thanks everyone. Lots of thoughts here. Will try to fill in some blanks.

Birth was a caesarean. Not exactly planned or emergency, but her sister and cousin had long labors followed by emergency...
05-25-19, 02:14 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 5,674
Posted By JonnyHK

I'm in two minds on this one. The cyclist in...

I'm in two minds on this one.

The cyclist in me says 'charges' all the way. No Mercy.

The ex-HS teacher in me says 'no charges' in this circumstance with the parent coming with the kid.

Kids...
Forum: Foo
10-02-11, 07:50 PM
Replies: 11,449
Views: 2,360,774
Posted By JonnyHK

221166 A friend shared this on Facebook....

221166

A friend shared this on Facebook. Clever.
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