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  1. A thought on comic discussions. R.W.A.N.M, Dec 19, 2014
  2. I love this comic. OCDmunkey, Dec 19, 2014
    1. As a newbie, I couldnt agree more. Jeff Pace, Dec 19, 2014
      1. Sure is!. Snowtroll, Dec 19, 2014
        1. The dead tree versions.... J. Cook, Dec 20, 2014
    2. *Gives standing ovation to Mr Doc* (N/T). Shadowydreamer, Dec 19, 2014
  3. Cancel the cyanide. Red is saved. Too bad Doc is gonna miss the fun.. eddi, Dec 19, 2014
    1. Perfect. (N/T). Joseph Houk, Dec 19, 2014
    2. I'm guessing caffine is involved. R.W.A.N.M, Dec 19, 2014
      1. Yes.. Joseph Houk, Dec 19, 2014
        1. Great story arc. n/t.. Pilgrim3, Dec 19, 2014
    3. Well done, sir (n/t). Kestrel, Dec 19, 2014
    4. Oh man... I don't want to see the other end of that run.. Nighthawke, Dec 19, 2014
      1. Any glass in or between town and Red's is gone.... eddi, Dec 19, 2014
    5. ...Think we're gonna see The Jackal again? n/t. tmk, Dec 19, 2014
  4. Possibly the ultimate bad work day.. MephitMark, Dec 18, 2014
    1. Okay... that would suck... N/T. Snowtroll, Dec 18, 2014
    2. O. M. G. n/t. eddi, Dec 19, 2014
  5. Awesomely fiddly. FireFrenzy, Dec 18, 2014
  6. The drink. Romulan Sith, Dec 17, 2014
  7. Ummm...Launch Indicators at 1400 hours!. FleetCommander, Dec 17, 2014
    1. Remember a movie called The Lost Missile? n/t. eddi, Dec 17, 2014
  8. If Doc just blew up the taco truck..... eddi, Dec 15, 2014
    1. Or. z-metallix, Dec 15, 2014
      1. It took a mugful of those little concentrate bottles plus.... eddi, Dec 15, 2014
        1. Re: It took a mugful of those little concentrate bottles plus.... Dave H, Dec 15, 2014
          1. Re: It took a mugful of those little concentrate bottles plus.... Uh-Oh... Looks like you were right. n/t, Dec 17, 2014
            1. Uh-Oh... Looks like you were right. Seek hard cover immediatly.. eddi, Dec 17, 2014
              1. How will this work?. Romulan Sith, Dec 17, 2014
                1. Doc is famous for his half-plans.... edi, Dec 17, 2014
                2. Maybe.... Snowtroll, Dec 18, 2014
                  1. Doc didn't pass out.... eddi, Dec 18, 2014
                    1. Wasn't that what I wrote? n/t. Snowtroll, Dec 19, 2014
                      1. You did. I skimmed instead of reading properly. n/t. eddi, Dec 19, 2014
            2. PLUS!. Nighthawke, Dec 18, 2014
      2. Clearly Roger thinks it does. Bruce, Dec 17, 2014
        1. WWTFD?. Dave H, Dec 17, 2014
          1. That depends a bit.. MephitMark, Dec 17, 2014
    2. Doc might need green robes!. Ironbadger, Dec 17, 2014
      1. What it is?. PBIF, Dec 18, 2014
        1. Mike Jittlov..... Ironbadger, Dec 19, 2014
          1. The Wizard of Speed and Time is available on Youtube. tkzv, Dec 19, 2014
      2. Or the original version. Kymation, Dec 18, 2014
    3. Methinks.... Joseph Houk, Dec 18, 2014
    4. Mah TACOS!. Nighthawke, Dec 18, 2014
  9. The pack rat strikes again. Doc Nickel, Dec 13, 2014
    1. My wife hated it when I did that.. Dave H, Dec 15, 2014
  10. power plant new pump failure. smorizio, Dec 13, 2014
    1. Wasn't the pump.... Doc Nickel, Dec 13, 2014
      1. It wasn't the welds either. James, Dec 13, 2014
        1. Several other things to note.. Nighthawke, Dec 14, 2014
          1. One more thing. Bruce, Dec 14, 2014
            1. Yep, deliberate. lensmaker, Dec 16, 2014
              1. Safety tape was not for the engineers. Nighthawke, Dec 18, 2014
  11. ...poor Red.. tmk, Dec 12, 2014
    1. Uncomfortablly numb.... eddi, Dec 12, 2014
      1. Never Underestimate "DocN" time, heck it could be JUNE before closing time "Today&quo. SquirllyOH, Dec 15, 2014
        1. And in 5 or 10 years it'll come back around as a brick joke. (n/t). Dave H, Dec 15, 2014
  12. ...Anyone seen Doc? (nt). tmk, Dec 10, 2014
    1. Last I saw, he was on a flight to Luxembourg.... Doc Nickel, Dec 11, 2014
      1. Thanks. Skreemer, Dec 12, 2014
  13. I just wasted 12 minuets of my Boss' time mesmerized. SquirllyOH, Dec 10, 2014
    1. Love the White Bronco cameo! n/t. Dan Voils, Dec 10, 2014
    2. Gymkhana 7. frydaddy, Dec 10, 2014
  14. More on the AR 7.5. Dan Voils, Dec 9, 2014
    1. Awesome Project. FlyingWrench, Dec 9, 2014
  15. Model wooden ballista. It might shoot a paintball.... Fubarius, Dec 8, 2014
    1. Re: Model wooden ballista. It might shoot a paintball.... Shadowydreamer, Dec 9, 2014
  16. In Search Of.... Dave H, Dec 8, 2014
    1. MaxNC. James, Dec 8, 2014
    2. Yeah, that was me.... Snowtroll, Dec 8, 2014
      1. Re: Yeah, that was me.... Dave H, Dec 9, 2014
        1. 3 words... Aluminium Tiffany Grips n/t. eddi, Dec 9, 2014
          1. Maybe on a BBQ gun.... Dave H, Dec 10, 2014
            1. Never heard the terms before.... eddi, Dec 10, 2014
              1. Re: Never heard the terms before.... Dave H, Dec 11, 2014
    3. ShapeOko 3 is just announced.... Snowtroll, Dec 11, 2014
      1. *drools*. J. Cook, Dec 11, 2014
      2. I have a Shapeoko 2. KevinB, Dec 11, 2014
      3. Re: ShapeOko 3 is just announced.... Dave H, Dec 11, 2014
        1. accuracy.... Snowtroll, Dec 11, 2014
          1. Clamped in place. Kymation, Dec 12, 2014
            1. That clamp.... Snowtroll, Dec 15, 2014
              1. That's it!. Kymation, Dec 15, 2014
                1. Not powerful enough?. Snowtroll, Dec 16, 2014
                  1. Possible, but..... Kymation, Dec 16, 2014
                    1. you didn't say it was an antique.... Snowtroll, Dec 16, 2014
                      1. I can wait. Kymation, Dec 16, 2014
    4. where do you live? I have a mill I don't use anymore. jkeyser14, Dec 18, 2014
  17. Out Of Paint??. Kestrel, Dec 8, 2014
    1. Re: Out Of Paint??. Nohbody, Dec 8, 2014
      1. Still.... sstabeler, Dec 8, 2014
        1. And now we know how far.. Nohbody, Dec 12, 2014
    2. "A riot is an ugly thing...". eddi, Dec 8, 2014
    3. I don't recall Doc bringing it with him.... Bruce Bergman, Dec 8, 2014
    4. Finally found the page. Mark Trombley, Dec 8, 2014
    5. Circular economy. lensmaker, Dec 8, 2014
    6. Behind the scenes.... Doc Nickel, Dec 9, 2014
      1. What I picture.... James, Dec 10, 2014
        1. That's not to far off, sometimes... :). Doc Nickel, Dec 11, 2014
          1. Re: That's not to far off, sometimes... :). Dave H, Dec 12, 2014
            1. Funny Mon. Robert L Martin, Dec 14, 2014
    7. Repurposed pizza teleport. Bruce, Dec 9, 2014
      1. Who needs markers?. Bergman, Dec 9, 2014
    8. 12/11 Strip.... Kestrel72, Dec 11, 2014
      1. 12/12 strip. Machtyn, Dec 12, 2014
  18. ...Say goodbye to Timken bearings.. tmk, Dec 8, 2014
    1. That sucks. Renegade_Azzy, Dec 8, 2014
    2. Now you can start to understand my distrust and hatred of wallstreet.. MephitMark, Dec 8, 2014
      1. Preachin' to the choir.. tmk, Dec 8, 2014
    3. Huh.... Doc Nickel, Dec 9, 2014
      1. Spindle bearings. Russ Kepler, Dec 9, 2014
    4. Interesting read. Chipmaker, Dec 9, 2014
  19. what's happened to the strip?. lurker7, Dec 6, 2014
    1. I can see it fine. Mark Trombley, Dec 6, 2014
      1. well, cr*p. lurker7, Dec 6, 2014
        1. Way around. Bruce, Dec 7, 2014
          1. That link caused my session to lock up. Mark Trombley, Dec 7, 2014
            1. So maybe I'm not crazy!. lurker7, Dec 7, 2014
            2. Sorry for that,. Bruce, Dec 7, 2014
              1. thanks for that tip. lurker7, Dec 8, 2014
  20. Got an old beater in your closet?. Thru-Hiker, Dec 6, 2014
  21. I've never wanted a ruler this bad before. Hans Haase, Dec 5, 2014
    1. Oh man... That's gonna be expensive.... Snowtroll, Dec 6, 2014
    2. Dang.... GladMech, Dec 6, 2014
    3. Those look amazing. Here is their Amazon page.. secretweaponevan, Dec 6, 2014
      1. Re: Those look amazing. Here is their Amazon page.. Shadowydreamer, Dec 7, 2014
    4. Oh my.... J. Cook, Dec 6, 2014
    5. YES!. Pilgrim3, Dec 6, 2014
    6. Here and I was just making a grid template.... Deus Machina, Dec 6, 2014
    7. And you're just find out about them now?. MephitMark, Dec 13, 2014
  22. The Hits Just Keep On Coming (12-05-14 strip). Joseph Houk, Dec 5, 2014
    1. Think of all the paint.... Danish Lurker, Dec 5, 2014
    2. Not a *bad* problem to have.... Machtyn, Dec 5, 2014
      1. Sounds like a job for Sandy and Pirta.... eddi, Dec 5, 2014
        1. Sandy and Pirta.... Torinir, Dec 6, 2014
        2. Re: Sounds like a job for Sandy and Pirta.... Shadowydreamer, Dec 7, 2014
  23. What happened to the "View All Messages" link?. frydaddy, Dec 4, 2014
    1. No idea.... Doc Nickel, Dec 4, 2014
  24. Doc's barrel ID guide.... Doc Nickel, Dec 3, 2014
    1. Some items, and thank you. Jeff Pace, Dec 4, 2014
    2. More. RobAGD, Dec 4, 2014
      1. More. Jeff Pace, Dec 4, 2014
  25. This seems up our collective alley.. veryseveralbeers, Dec 2, 2014
    1. One hard half turn of the crank and it fires right up. That's success in one take. n/t. eddi, Dec 2, 2014
    2. Ok, I'll say it, I'm in love!. Tenerec, Dec 3, 2014
    3. No Replacement for Displacement. FlyingWrench, Dec 3, 2014
    4. Best and most appropriate comment. Nohbody, Dec 3, 2014
    5. Gives a new meaning to 'Big Block'. Snowtroll, Dec 3, 2014
    6. There's no school like old school <n/t>. Dave H, Dec 4, 2014
    7. Wonder what the compression ratio is.. Shalom Septimus, Dec 4, 2014
      1. Besides.... Nohbody, Dec 5, 2014
  26. Paintball in the movies (although old news). Doc Nickel, Nov 30, 2014
    1. Thats great. Jeffrey Pace, Dec 1, 2014
      1. SMG-68s were used for all the "bullets". hp_lovecraft, Dec 1, 2014
        1. Spark balls.... Doc Nickel, Dec 1, 2014
          1. Sweeney gun.. Fubarius, Dec 1, 2014
          2. Chan's 'tracking gun'.... Doc Nickel, Dec 2, 2014
        2. SMG 68 still in use ..... B, Dec 1, 2014
    2. Having just seen Serenity again... Thru-Hiker, Dec 2, 2014
  27. Darn usefull tool (why didnt they think of this earlier?). Renegade_Azzy, Nov 30, 2014
    1. My dad owns a 20 yo varient of the tech.... FireFrenzy, Dec 1, 2014
      1. Not quite the same. Renegade_Azzy, Dec 2, 2014
  28. Cutest picture you'll see all week. Doc Nickel, Nov 29, 2014
    1. Was something like this.... Urban Werebear, Nov 29, 2014
      1. Not really.... Doc Nickel, Nov 29, 2014
        1. Actually, what I meant was.... Urban Werebear, Dec 2, 2014
    2. Hee.. tmk, Nov 29, 2014
    3. Re: Cutest picture you'll see all week. Dave H, Nov 30, 2014
  29. So, what's on yer Christmas Wish List this year?. Doc Nickel, Nov 29, 2014
    1. The usual things..... Russ Kepler, Nov 29, 2014
      1. Time is the primary one.... Doc Nickel, Nov 29, 2014
        1. I hear ya.... J. Cook, Nov 29, 2014
          1. Cloning doesnt work. Steve Ronin, Nov 30, 2014
            1. Re: Cloning doesnt work. J. Cook, Dec 1, 2014
              1. I know the feeling.... Snowtroll, Dec 4, 2014
    2. Re: So, what's on yer Christmas Wish List this year?. Shadowydreamer, Nov 29, 2014
      1. Follow "Teach a man (or woman...) to fish". Bruce Bergman, Dec 16, 2014
        1. Re: Follow "Teach a man (or woman...) to fish". Shadowydreamer, Dec 17, 2014
    3. As Mr. Kepler said-the usual.. Glenn, Nov 29, 2014
      1. I've always favored High King NT. FireFrenzy, Nov 30, 2014
    4. What I need.... Urban Werebear, Nov 29, 2014
    5. A job, a winning lottery ticket.... tmk, Nov 29, 2014
    6. Need, want, wouldnt mind. Jeffrey Pace, Nov 30, 2014
    7. Lathe , Lista cabinet, cordless circular saw, cordless inflator.... B, Nov 30, 2014
    8. For my kickstarter campaign to go well. Renegade_Azzy, Nov 30, 2014
    9. My Christmas List. Tenerec, Nov 30, 2014
    10. Re: So, what's on yer Christmas Wish List this year?. WatchDragon, Dec 1, 2014
    11. The long and short of it all.. MephitMark, Dec 1, 2014
    12. I'd love one of these for over the mantle.... James, Dec 4, 2014
    13. My list of 2014. Dulie, Dec 8, 2014
    14. After the last week....... Bruce, Dec 9, 2014
    15. What isn't? Small business dreaming..... Hans Haase, Dec 15, 2014
  30. 3d printer advice requested.... J. Cook, Nov 29, 2014
    1. I got a printerbot!. Renegade_Azzy, Nov 30, 2014
      1. Thanks!. J. Cook, Dec 1, 2014
        1. You will soon find. Renegade_Azzy, Dec 2, 2014
          1. Re: You will soon find. J. Cook, Dec 2, 2014
    2. Picked up a Rostock Max for myself. Hans, Dec 1, 2014
    3. Got a Prusa Mendel.... Snowtroll, Dec 2, 2014
      1. re: makerbot v5.... J. Cook, Dec 2, 2014
        1. Well, if you want a kit.... Snowtroll, Dec 3, 2014
          1. Shipping costs from norway.... J. Cook, Dec 3, 2014
  31. So what'd you buy on Black Friday?. Doc Nickel, Nov 29, 2014
    1. Didn't leave the house!. Algaean, Nov 29, 2014
      1. woke up too early, but stayed warm in bed. Machtyn, Dec 5, 2014
    2. An eight ball. Renegade_Azzy, Nov 29, 2014
      1. on your tires check for them on recall.. smorizio, Nov 29, 2014
        1. I wish. Renegade_Azzy, Nov 30, 2014
    3. I was blackmailed into going. Swiftblade13, Nov 29, 2014
    4. Re: So what'd you buy on Black Friday?. Nohbody, Nov 29, 2014
    5. Disappointed. Jeff Pace, Nov 29, 2014
    6. I dunno.... J. Cook, Nov 29, 2014
    7. Re: So what'd you buy on Black Friday?. Shadowydreamer, Nov 29, 2014
    8. Went before and after.. Tenerec, Nov 30, 2014
    9. Still in the works. MephitMark, Dec 1, 2014
    10. My Score. Draken, Dec 3, 2014
    11. The only things I bought.... Dulie, Dec 8, 2014
  32. TWB makes me miss this gu so much. dsergison, Nov 27, 2014
    1. easy for you to replicate and improve upon .... Anonymous Coward, Nov 28, 2014
      1. Not always so easy.... Doc Nickel, Nov 29, 2014
        1. Time?. Snowtroll, Dec 3, 2014
  33. Happy Thanksgiving!. Doc Nickel, Nov 27, 2014
    1. Re: Happy Thanksgiving!. Nohbody, Nov 27, 2014
      1. No.... Doc Nickel, Nov 27, 2014
    2. Who wants pie?. Junk Box 99, Nov 27, 2014
    3. A drumstick the size of Kasi's head and she's planning dessert.... eddi, Nov 27, 2014
    4. I have always thought "Thanksgiving" was an odd thing to call a thursday... N/T. FireFrenzy, Nov 27, 2014
      1. Re: I have always thought "Thanksgiving" was an odd thing to call a thursday... N/T. Shadowydreamer, Nov 29, 2014
        1. Names. Nohbody, Nov 29, 2014
  34. Travellin', no comic for Monday.... Doc Nickel, Nov 23, 2014
    1. Re: Travellin', no comic for Monday.... Dave H, Nov 24, 2014
    2. Filler strip. James, Nov 24, 2014
      1. Need help with a filler strip. James, Nov 25, 2014
        1. Couple of strips. Bruce, Nov 25, 2014
          1. Thanks, I found what I needed. James, Nov 26, 2014
  35. Some pics from the shop. Iampenguin, Nov 23, 2014
    1. pretty cool.. dsergison, Nov 27, 2014
      1. Thanks.... Iampenguin, Nov 29, 2014
  36. Trippy 'Cocker Milling/Anno. Thru-Hiker, Nov 22, 2014
  37. Anyone often out and about in Nature?. Snowtroll, Nov 22, 2014
    1. Brilliant idea.... eddi, Nov 22, 2014
      1. Re: Brilliant idea.... Shadowydreamer, Nov 22, 2014
        1. Yeah, could use a proper demo.. Snowtroll, Nov 23, 2014
          1. One handed operation.... Renegade_Azzy, Nov 24, 2014
  38. What have you been working on?. weber, Nov 21, 2014
    1. predator/eblade covers. Jeff Pace, Nov 21, 2014
    2. Small writing desk. Snowtroll, Nov 21, 2014
      1. Simple G-code. James, Nov 21, 2014
        1. I'll take a look, but.... Snowtroll, Nov 21, 2014
          1. G-code. Anonymous Coward, Nov 22, 2014
            1. Wimp!. Snowtroll, Nov 23, 2014
    3. big foundation project. B, Nov 22, 2014
    4. 100MW Francis Turbine. Steamforger, Nov 24, 2014
    5. Building an AK-47. NT. Gambit, Nov 25, 2014
  39. Tablet laptops?. Doc Nickel, Nov 19, 2014
    1. a few tips for you. Robert L Martin, Nov 19, 2014
    2. Re: Tablet laptops?. Dave H, Nov 19, 2014
      1. Surface Pro 1/2/3 all have keyboards.. WolfWings, Nov 19, 2014
        1. I have a Surface Pro 1. Renegade_Azzy, Nov 19, 2014
      2. Re: Tablet laptops?. Cpt. Obvious, Nov 24, 2014
    3. surface 2 or newer. weber, Nov 20, 2014
    4. Wacom Cintiq Companion. Brent Taylor, Nov 25, 2014
  40. Cast change in the comic?. Dave H, Nov 18, 2014
    1. Re: Cast change in the comic?. Shadowydreamer, Nov 18, 2014
  41. OT? 5mm Aluminium T-slot. Snowtroll, Nov 17, 2014
  42. OT: Electric snow blowers, 40v batteries, etc.... manchowder, Nov 16, 2014
    1. Further research.... manchowder, Nov 16, 2014
    2. They're junk!. Snowtroll, Nov 17, 2014
    3. Re: OT: Electric snow blowers, 40v batteries, etc.... Shadowydreamer, Nov 17, 2014
    4. Re: OT: Electric snow blowers, 40v batteries, etc.... Dave H, Nov 17, 2014
      1. What he said and.... Cpt. Obvious, Nov 17, 2014
        1. Re: What he said and.... Dave H, Nov 17, 2014
        2. Re: What he said and.... Shadowydreamer, Nov 18, 2014
        3. They don't. -nt-. sniper1rfa, Nov 19, 2014
      2. Smart chargers.... sniper1rfa, Nov 19, 2014
    5. Some things to keep in mind. Surestick, Nov 17, 2014
      1. Re: Some things to keep in mind. Shadowydreamer, Nov 18, 2014
        1. Just don't park.... Surestick, Nov 19, 2014
        2. Try a real snowblower sometime.... Louis-Paul, Nov 26, 2014
    6. Pros and cons for electric. MephitMark, Nov 19, 2014
  43. The "Combat Manual" cartoon, revisited. Doc Nickel, Nov 15, 2014
    1. Expert is skinnier. tkzv, Nov 16, 2014
      1. Re: Expert is skinnier. Nohbody, Nov 17, 2014
        1. Or you know..... Renegade_Azzy, Nov 19, 2014
      2. Maybe. Golite, Dec 1, 2014
    2. I MAY have a printed copy somewhere. Hans Haase, Nov 16, 2014
    3. need to redraw with Whiteboard cast. Newmaticarsenal@yahoo.com, Nov 16, 2014
      1. That's no good.... SquirllyOH, Nov 18, 2014
        1. The gag. newmaticarsenal, Nov 18, 2014
    4. I like it. Alseo agree that the #4 should not be an exact copy [nt]. IDN, Nov 19, 2014
  44. Checking in, with a couple quick pix.... Doc Nickel, Nov 14, 2014
    1. Nice fix. Jeff Pace, Nov 14, 2014
    2. Re: Checking in, with a couple quick pix.... Dave H, Nov 14, 2014
    3. What are you driving?. Shalom Septimus, Nov 16, 2014
  45. Mech Warrior Paintball?. Paul van den Bergen, Nov 13, 2014
    1. Cool... but.... Doc Nickel, Nov 14, 2014
      1. Fails the sniff test for me. Dave H, Nov 14, 2014
      2. Starting at the wrong end.... Cpt. Obvious, Nov 16, 2014
    2. Morons.... Snowtroll, Nov 17, 2014
      1. Audience survival. Nohbody, Nov 18, 2014
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