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    Yesterday, 07:48 PM
    But, you need a switch with a long "lever arm" against which to press? Or, do you have a MECHANISM into which a smaller switch can be mounted? ...
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    Yesterday, 12:59 PM
    Sorry, I'm having a hard time following your needs. Do you have a photo to share? And, why a "toggle" action instead of a "momentary"?
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    Yesterday, 04:46 AM
    automation replied to a thread The Pork Dish in Food
    Ah! We found the air popper TOO dry -- hard to get the salt to cling to the popped kernels! Somehow, the idea of pouring oil on popped corn seems...
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    05-23-2019, 06:27 PM
    automation replied to a thread The Pork Dish in Food
    Yeah, we use enough of it that we buy it in a "half gallon" (56 oz) tin -- about $17?. But, it's a 40 minute drive to the "oriental" grocery store...
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    05-23-2019, 03:45 AM
    automation started a thread The Pork Dish in Food
    I had to type this up for a friend and figured it costs nothing to share it here, as well. It's tasty, relatively low in calories, and reasonably...
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    05-23-2019, 12:25 AM
    I use a similar approach with each of my "nodes", here -- each is "introduced" to the System via a secure portal in a locked equipment closet (so the...
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    05-22-2019, 01:58 PM
    No, sadly they CAN'T! Even if they're proactive enough to attempt such an endeavor, they don't have the tools or technical knowledge to evaluate...
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    05-21-2019, 11:23 PM
    The OP's question (4+ years ago!) had to do with reliability. But, t8burst's comment: applies, regardless of criteria chosen. I've a buddy...
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    05-20-2019, 04:05 PM
    I looked at a few different chairs, today, and can't see any practical (i.e., "on the cheap") way that you can get a 50% (starting from the 6.5MPH...
    21 replies | 783 view(s)
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    05-19-2019, 04:21 PM
    automation replied to a thread home made icream in Food
    Oh, it IS! You get marriage proposals with this stuff! But, a tablespoon is about 100 calories... so, "Heaven" comes in very small bites :( ...
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    05-19-2019, 07:05 AM
    The flange on the output of the gearbox looks like a four-leaf clover -- one threaded hole in each of the "leaves". The bolt circle is about 2" in...
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    05-19-2019, 03:18 AM
    automation replied to a thread home made icream in Food
    4XL yolks 3/4C sugar 3C heavy cream 1C chopped pecans 1/2t fine (popcorn) salt 1/4lb salted butter Saute pecans in butter until darkened (but...
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    05-18-2019, 08:37 PM
    The "rims" are split -- outer and inner -- held together with three sets of two screws (hidden beneath the "hubcap"/wheelcover). Otherwise, the foam...
    21 replies | 783 view(s)
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    05-18-2019, 04:05 PM
    Oooooo! Clever man! Speed indicated on the display would, of course, be wrong -- but you could make mental adjustments for that. Ditto for...
    21 replies | 783 view(s)
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    05-17-2019, 10:04 PM
    You can understand their argument(s) for doing so. OTOH, it just makes the TCO (Total Cost of Ownership) higher. Gotta wonder what a "direct to...
    21 replies | 783 view(s)
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    05-17-2019, 05:18 PM
    Many forums have timeouts to automatically log users off after periods of inactivity. Typing a message is "inactivity" in the software's eyes...
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    05-16-2019, 01:52 AM
    Top speed on the C350 is ~6.5MPH with the "high speed upgrade" option. Me thinks you're SoL. :(
    21 replies | 783 view(s)
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    05-14-2019, 09:41 AM
    This is somewhat common practice -- you're not supposed to be dicking around with the switch; changing it without knowing what you're doing can toast...
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    05-14-2019, 02:24 AM
    The charger is equipped with a dual voltage switch which allows the charger to switch between 115 and 230 VAC. When used in the United States, the...
    4 replies | 187 view(s)
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    05-12-2019, 03:59 PM
    +42 We have a helluva time finding homes for donated chairs -- simply because the folks that need them "most" have very specific needs (i.e., it's...
    6 replies | 287 view(s)
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    05-08-2019, 02:19 AM
    automation started a thread Dead battery tip in Equipment
    With most of the chairs I've encountered, motorized actuators often complicate battery removal/replacement -- the chair is often in an inconvenient...
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    05-08-2019, 02:10 AM
    I don't really "see" clients. I just look over the latest batch of powerchairs (and "scooters") and see which are easiest to refurbish. Cosmetics,...
    2 replies | 284 view(s)
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    05-06-2019, 07:55 PM
    I work with a few different non-profits that regularly receive (used) DME. The goal is usually to find new homes(permanent or temporary) for these...
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    05-06-2019, 09:37 AM
    Regardless, you're still stuck at the mercy of the individual agent-on-hand. Some will hear you say "lithium BATTERY" and some will hear you say...
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    05-04-2019, 05:20 PM
    The OP asked about airlines "throughout the world". I'd not be vain enough that I could give an authoritative answer about what El Al, Qantas,...
    8 replies | 662 view(s)
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    05-03-2019, 01:07 PM
    "Convenience" and "Security" are at odds with each other. The problem is that consumers don't shop for "security" (or even reliability, for that...
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    05-01-2019, 03:24 PM
    Apparently, sage advice: :banghead: https://www.cnn.com/2019/05/01/health/amputee-airline-batteries-confiscated-trnd/index.html
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    04-25-2019, 05:22 PM
    From https://www.digitaltrends.com/home/ring-video-doorbell-security-flaw-hack/ ?Ring is a well-respected IoT brand, however, the vulnerability we...
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    04-25-2019, 04:28 PM
    No, that kind of thinking saves people the aggravation of having their HOUSEHOLD hacked! You have some number of wireless devices (in this case,...
    20 replies | 1588 view(s)
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