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Re: Contemplating new MFC color laser printer purchase

On Saturday 02 April 2016 18:57:30 deloptes wrote:

> Gene Heskett wrote:
> > packratitis
Its a dangerous virus, and there ought to be a law that 2 victims of it 
cannot marry.  Its positively amazing how much junk you can save when 
there are two of you, working on your 27th year in the same house.

> you are a funny guy Gene

Thanks for the flowers, but then you've not witnessed me clouding up the 
air & turning it blue when I find something that any ID10T with a 
diploma in a frame on the wall should have known better than to do.

> I wish we were living in a world that every person could live in piece
> when 81 and enjoy the days.

piece ? So far I am all in one piece. :) I believe you meant peace ?

Oh I do, when I have the time, I am probably either carving wood on a CNC 
machine to do the carving precisely, or writing the GCode to do the 
carving as precisely as it needs to be.  Usually out of some $10 to $20 
a bd ft wood, like Cherry or Mahogany, sometimes Maple.  Occasionally 
white ash.  Except for the Mahogany, I harvested it and its been in the 
wood shed drying naturally for 6 to 15 years now,  Very occasionally 
Walnut but Walnut dust is the most toxic wood dust about, so I do that 
with open doors on both ends of the garage.

I also do a bit of strictly for me, smithing, cutting the group size of a 
cheap 50 cal muzzle loading rifle to 5% of what it was when I bought it 
new.  That took a new stock I carved on the CNC mill, and some parts in 
the ignition system I made on a toy but CNC controlled lathe.  Most 
places, that sort of accuracy is usually called "Old meat in the pot".  
One shot, properly placed and its painless because they are D.R.T., aka 
dead right there. Not another step, but right there.  Unfortunately, 
deer season is in cold weather, and I'm diabetic enough my feet could 
freeze, so I've not hit the deer woods for about 6 years now.

So while there are times when I make my own work, I always look at it as 
keeping me out of the bars.  You can get into all sorts of trouble when 
that 2 at 22:00 turns into a 10 at 02:00 the next morning.  But then you 
knew that already. ;-)
> regards

Cheers, Gene Heskett
"There are four boxes to be used in defense of liberty:
 soap, ballot, jury, and ammo. Please use in that order."
-Ed Howdershelt (Author)
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