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About pythagoras

  • Birthday 01/13/1945

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    Barefoot Bay, Fl
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    I've decided to take a short break from the shipyard and turned it into a hangar. Currently building the Wright Flyer.

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  1. Well done everyone. Hope I'm still here when we double the posts. Thanks Jim !! Pythagoras (Tom)
  2. Andy and Frankie, May I also recommend RESOLUTE by Martin W Sandler. Pythagoras (Tom)
  3. Ahoy Gary, Permission to come aboard? I just found your log. Great Job!! After all, we are nearly neighbors. I live just down US 1 in Sebastian, Fl. I will follow with interest as I have completed the Niagara also. Pythagoras (Tom)
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    What have you received today?

    Hello All, On thee way home from happy hour yesterday afternoon, I received a Merry Christmas wish from a neighbor along the Indian River Lagoon. Wanting to share this with all of you, I TOOK the following picture. Here"s wishing all of our MSW members and family on this orb, a happy and healthy holiday. Pythagoras (Tom)
  5. I too have a copy. It was extremely valuable to me when I built my Victory. Pythagoras (Tom)
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    Wood Storage Idea

    Here is a pic of my storage rack. Drawer slides from the Home Depot, one quarter inch pegboard and some quarter inch dowels! The dividers are held down by short pieces of dowels glued in their bottoms and are adjustable to accommodate the quantity of each dimension. It's a little more costly and time consuming to make, but its location is perfect and the strips store flat. I also spread those moisture absorbent packages around and I have never had a warping problem. Pythagoras (Tom) Hello Art
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    Cataracts---Choices for Vision Correction

    Glad to hear this, Phil, I hope for the same success for your other eye. Pythagoras (Tom)
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    How many model ships working on at the same time?

    Just ordered Chucks Royal Barge, Syren can wait, I can't !!! Pythagoras (Tom)
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    What have you received today?

    Hey Ron, I misread your earlier post about the vise your admiral bought for you and thought you had a vice admiral too. Sorry I misinterpreted. Pythagoras (Tom)
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    The "What have you done today?" thread.

    This is not what I did today, but what I tried to do. Boy Scout training said "do a good deed every day" It's been a long time, but today I followed an elderly lady out of the grocery store. She was pushing a cart with a medium sized cardboard box in it and a cane hanging over the push handle. I came along side of her and said "Could I help you put that box in your car? She looked up at me with a puzzled look and said, "It's empty". Oh well, I tried!! Pythagoras (Tom)
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    What have you received today?

    Jack, Pythagoras here!! We always bring a supply of Zweigles back to Florida when we leave NY. We love them. Tom Edit, Jack, Wegmans, our favorite grocery store, also has a "knockoff" Zweigles and they are great!!! Tom, again!
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    Hello from Upstate NY

    Shean, As a former upstate New Yorker (Mohawk Valley and the Rochester area) please accept my warm welcome to this forum. To repeat others, you can't find a more knowledgeable group of folks willing to share. I hope you do a build log on Chaperon. I have finished my Chaperon, but am not computer savvy enough to do a log. Have fun, Pythagoras(Tom)
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    Cataracts---Choices for Vision Correction

    Phil, I have no experience or knowledge in this area. I can only send my best wishes for a very successful outcome. Pythagoras (Tom)
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    Ugears tram

    Hi Sjors, I also saw the ugears video on Model expos site and was also intriqued by all the action created by the engineering of the drive components. The U-9 Grand Prix car arrived last Thursday and I'm looking forward to assembling it. The wood seems a good quality ply and the laser cuts look perfect. The assembly manual is in 11 different languages and instructions are basic sentences accompanied by clever diagrams of each part showing the direction of the motion witch joins part to part. Enjoy your tram, Pythagoras (Tom)

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