364: Pressure gauge, ancestor of the pencil-type tire gauge.
366: Wing-type corkscrew, derided by "Wine for Dummies"
367: Pulse monitor
368: It's a toothed wheel with a screw through it, isolated from the
head by a rubber washer. As for what it's made for... dunno
369: Crimping tool
There's no such thing as a free lunch, but certain accounting practices can
result in a fully-depreciated one.
Nice. You even have a partial image of you in the "jet mirror",
showing the expected reversal (as indicated by the finger pushing the
The "jet mirror" -- is that mounted in a ring into which turbine
blades dovetail? Ir is it a ring gear of some sort?
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On 3 Jun 2005 17:53:41 -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org (DoN. Nichols) wrote:
That's one of the little ones. I've made several.
That particular one is just a knife-edge seal - the diagonal bars round
the edge hold it in place and there are a couple of sharp rings on the
inside edge to form the seal. Some of the others are "stator" rings -
static vanes at the end of the compresor stage.
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I'm terribly disappointed here. The original says:
368. 1-1/2" long, thanks to Elijah for this photo, it's a tool he made for
a very specific purpose. What is it and what was it made for?
Well, yeah, OK, saw blade, albeit a pretty cruddy one, but _what
was it made FOR?_ i.e. what was that specific purpose?
Don't tease. ;-)
I was going to leave this as a "cliffhanger" until next week, but if you
really want to know I guess I can spill it now. Here is the description
that Elijah provided to me:
"This is a saw for a depth controlled cut of plastic, specifically for
cutting open a "wall wart" without damaging the transformer inside. I needed
to resolder the output wires after they broke at the edge of the box. I put
this in the chuck of a drill press, turned it on, then moved the transformer
box around to cut it open along the existing seam."
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