What were you working on today?!

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  1. Rocketeer

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    Busy day.... I am prepping my Battle of Britain Merlin from a Hurricane shot down in 1940 (August 18th) for a display at the memorial to Flt Lt JB Nicolson VC who won the only Victoria Cross awarded to a RAF Fighter pilot in the Battle and indeed whole WW2. I will displaying the Hurricane's cockpit as well.

    Anyhoo, sorted out one of the Merlin's banks. Also started the strip down of a Hawker Hunter nose for rebuild. This was damaged in a birdstrike and will be fitted to the museum's Hunter. Then some gardening and a re-org of my workshop! Relax tomorrow!
     

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    I'm really feeling bad for you!

    NICE!
     
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    nothing quite so exciting
    I redid the vacuum plumbing on the red car
     
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    Putting up a fence on the west side of the house. Started digging holes for the support posts today.

    Keep you informed....

    Charles
     
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    Heck, that's a really dirty, disgusting terrible job you have to do there Tony. I feel really sorry for you.......honest.........
    Went to the shop to buy some sugar - might go again tomorrow.........
     
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    I was washing the fire trucks at the firehouse...
     
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    I was in a pain-killer indued haze all day. Out on a medical for 2 weeks because of these [email protected] headaches. So I made a video!
     
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    Working at work today for a couple of hours, we had stocktake on the Friday. 120 quid extra though, unfortunately, it'll go to bills....:( Maybe I can sneak some away for some decals and paint. :lol:
     
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    Dude
    that's a hell of a sugar habit you've got there...
     
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    Allergic reaction or heat induced?
     
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    Did that last Sunday
    16 hours - not fun but plenty of double time overtime
     
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    Nice Tony!

    The Mossie yesterday Boeing 777 tomorrow
     

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    Too cold and wet to do much...so worked on my Ju88 canopy for a while...
     
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    washed the dishes and swept the kitchen floor oh what a glamorous life i live
     
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    That's just sick man.....:lol::lol:
     
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    He needs help....lets send him a ww2aircraft.net apron!

    Cluster - last attack I had was in early 2009. bloody brutal
     
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    Sat around at the car dealership while my wife's 4runner had an iPod jack installed and state re-inspection done right this time. Didn't have to pay a penny. The worked in the garage on converting a dead harddrive into a clock and stripped usable parts out of an old PC before chucking the case out on the curb, trying to reclaim space in my garage.
     
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    Spent yesterday searching for a new pair of boots and found a decent pair. I don't have a clue what today holds though.
     
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    Funny you should mention making clocks our of old [and I mean old] hard drives. I use to make and sell
    wall clocks make from the old Seagate 40 megabyte hard drives. Attached are pic's of two I have left, a
    desk clock make from an old MiniScribe 40 megabyte HDD. The plastic parts were cut with a jig saw from
    a sheet of 1/4 inch and 1/8 inch sheet plastic.

    The other one is a wall clock, with Westminster chimes in it, that hangs in the computer room
    Thats the last pick down.

    They show the correct time, today when the pic's were taken.

    Charles
     

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