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Remember that post awhile back about the 1889? 8th grade? Kansas school test. Well that made me feel kind of stupid and now after reading this thread I now only feel inadequit(sp). Jeeze, Now i even forgot how to spell inadi-I-quit.
Then came Bronson
I have a college education in Architectural Design. I am licensed Inter-Provincially as a Cabinet and Furniture Maker. I am an Advanced Amateur Radio Operator. I am a Journeyman Communicator (Military) and have training and experience as an enlisted Military ATC and Flight Service op. I do not consider myself uneducated or illiterate.
However, much like the 1889 exam which left me feeling totally STOOPID the knowledge level and the complexity of this discussion has not only confirmed my STOOPID status, but has reaffirmed my belief that I need a lot more education to get to where some of my betters are at.
And we used to say that our education system is superior to our parents and grandparents education. Not
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Many years ago, before nodding off to sleep, I remember someone saying that HP was determined by the time it took to move 33,000 lbs one foot.
Trying to pin this topic down is like trying to get a straight answer from a politician.
If the equipment I have does what I need it to do I figure I have enough horses.
Also, my Cub manual says high idle on my '69 is 2100 rpm. Does that mean I have more horses than those of you with the old red Cubs?
I have enjoyed the discussion.
If both are running at full throttle and the governors are set to original specs, yes.
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to restrain the people, it is an instrument for the people to restrain the
government lest it come to dominate our lives and interests." Patrick Henry
Pa used to say, "The more you know, the dumber you feel. And if you live long enough you'll know what I'm talking about."
An old engineer I worked with years ago once told me: "The more you know about something the harder it gets; because, you learn more and more about what you can't do"
I THINK I AM BECOMING A REAL EXPERT - I CAN'T THINK OF ANYTHING I CAN DO ANYMORE.
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