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Re: Oddly satisfying things « Reply #240 on: December 27, 2019, 07:23:02 AM » Author: Mandolin Girl
Watching an SLI/H lamp warm up for the first time.!  Cool
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Re: Oddly satisfying things « Reply #241 on: December 27, 2019, 07:43:11 AM » Author: Fluorescent05
Being able to fix a rare 3 way GE snap switch that previously arced.
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Re: Oddly satisfying things « Reply #242 on: January 02, 2020, 04:48:34 PM » Author: Mandolin Girl
Getting a formula in a spreadsheet to show the result that you wanted.  Smiley
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There are two kinds of light  -  the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.
James Thurber  -  US author, cartoonist, humourist, & satirist (1894 - 1961)

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Re: Oddly satisfying things « Reply #243 on: January 06, 2020, 06:06:17 PM » Author: Mandolin Girl
The smell of freshly roasted coffee wafting down the street.  Grin
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There are two kinds of light  -  the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.
James Thurber  -  US author, cartoonist, humourist, & satirist (1894 - 1961)

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Re: Oddly satisfying things « Reply #244 on: January 06, 2020, 09:27:38 PM » Author: wide-lite 1000
Being able to prove someone wrong when you KNOW your right !!!!!
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Re: Oddly satisfying things « Reply #245 on: January 10, 2020, 11:34:08 AM » Author: Mandolin Girl
The hum of a magnetic ballast, we have a nice beefy one coming to run our 180W SOX lamp on.  Grin
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There are two kinds of light  -  the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.
James Thurber  -  US author, cartoonist, humourist, & satirist (1894 - 1961)

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Re: Oddly satisfying things « Reply #246 on: January 13, 2020, 06:41:02 AM » Author: migette1
Lighting some of the rarer lamps  but with care using my variac from I wonder where from....yes you are right bootsale....Also lighting that 400w black light lamp hoping it does not explode it gets very hot.
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Re: Oddly satisfying things « Reply #247 on: January 19, 2020, 06:00:24 PM » Author: Mandolin Girl
Working with Ria on making a lighting board.  Kiss

We each have our own areas of expertise, so coming together to get it done is wonderful  Cool
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Hugs and STUFF Sammi xXx (also in Aberdeen)

There are two kinds of light  -  the glow that illuminates, and the glare that obscures.
James Thurber  -  US author, cartoonist, humourist, & satirist (1894 - 1961)

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Re: Oddly satisfying things « Reply #248 on: January 19, 2020, 06:04:22 PM » Author: sox35
Using 'percussive maintenance' to make something work again Cheesy
"When in doubt, give it a clout" is our motto  Cheesy

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