Note that in this context IRS = Industrial Recovery Services, not the
well-known government agency having the same initials.
Doug Miller (alphageek-at-milmac-dot-com)
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On Mon, 20 Dec 2004 00:46:04 GMT, firstname.lastname@example.org (Doug Miller) wrote:
I was looking for sanding rolls for my new toy when I accidentally came upon
what I thought the IRS (you know who). I believe there are a few nice
woodworking tools and machines in their Dec. auctions.
Just for the record Fortran is now Fortran and F95 compilers are present
generation although the F2003 Standard is now current...w/F90 standard
Fortran also recognizes /= as a synonym and beginning w/ F77 was no
longer all uppercase.
Seems pretty reasonable. I abandoned FORTRAN IV in favor of C
before F77; and never looked back, except for a single NASA
project using the Data General "Fortran 5" compiler (which had
optimizing capabilities that /still/ dazzle me.)
Probably zipped by 90% of the readers on here, too.
"Political language... is designed to make lies sound truthful and murder
respectable, and to give an appearance of solidity to pure wind." George Orwell
Anybody else notice that the old iron was going for almost nothing?
For all the bitching about the deline in Unisaw quality and foreign
manufacturing, they still go for double the price of a Whitney table
saw. Odd, considering the Whitney machines we've got at work- they're
a damn fine toolmaker, and they're US based. That sucker looked like
it weighed about 2500 pounds! Dirty, sure- but cleanup seems like a
small price to pay for a saw with a 2" thick iron table... It's sort
of a shame, really.
BTW, thanks for the link- I'll be bookmarking this one.
Aut inveniam viam aut faciam
While I would agree that a Baxter Whitney is a gazzilion
times the saw that a Unisaw is there is the small fact about
it's size which makes it a wee bit hard to get down the
basement stairs. There is also the problem of phase (my
convertor only goes up to 5 horse) which makes it not doable
by a large percentage.
On the other hand, the prices of smaller single phase
machinery (Unisaw class) has steadily risen over the last
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