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  1. Memorial Day Machine Repair! (grumble, grumble...). Doc Nickel, May 26, 2015
    1. It could be much worse.. Joseph Houk, May 27, 2015
  2. replacment crafting. jereth, May 25, 2015
    1. Acer Iconia?. Snowtroll, May 25, 2015
      1. Re: Acer Iconia?. Shadowydreamer, May 25, 2015
        1. Acer. Spike, May 26, 2015
          1. Re: Acer. Shadowydreamer, May 26, 2015
            1. replacment crafting. jereth, May 26, 2015
            2. That's how experiences can differ.. Solar, May 27, 2015
    2. re part;. smorizio, May 26, 2015
  3. So who else has to work on Memorial Day?. Doc Nickel, May 25, 2015
    1. How does that work?. Dave H, May 25, 2015
      1. It doesn't.... Snowtroll, May 25, 2015
      2. Drillin' embiggenin'. Doc Nickel, May 26, 2015
        1. Feed rate?. Mark Trombley, May 26, 2015
    2. Working. ChloeRed, May 25, 2015
    3. Got a big one!. Framerguy, May 25, 2015
    4. Today was a slow day in the fast food business.. Gaz Wilmbroke, May 25, 2015
      1. Not here. Nohbody, May 26, 2015
        1. Lucky!. Gaz Wilmbroke, May 27, 2015
  4. The All New Olds, part 15: The joy of owning old cars.... Doc Nickel, May 23, 2015
    1. Speaking as a Moped Head. Tohri, May 23, 2015
    2. My first thought was vapor lock. hp_lovecraft, May 23, 2015
      1. Our first thought was water in the gas.... Doc Nickel, May 23, 2015
        1. No ethanol blends in Alaska? lucky you. hp_lovecraft, May 23, 2015
          1. Nope!. Doc Nickel, May 24, 2015
  5. Speaking of welding.... Dave H, May 22, 2015
    1. Re: Speaking of welding.... Carl, May 22, 2015
    2. Generators and welders. Renegade_Azzy, May 22, 2015
      1. Re: Generators and welders. Dave H, May 22, 2015
        1. Not entirely sure on that part.. Irregular Logic, May 22, 2015
        2. 220 is out of the question?. Irregular Logic, May 22, 2015
          1. Re: 220 is out of the question?. Dave H, May 23, 2015
            1. Electric Dryer circuits work beautifully if they are New Code 4-wire. Bruce Bergman, May 23, 2015
        3. Go straight to the pedestal, and get some 10-gauge cords.. Bruce Bergman, May 23, 2015
        4. And as to portable generators and welding. Bruce Bergman, May 23, 2015
  6. A story from the Darwin Awards website.... eddi, May 22, 2015
    1. Are you sure he......... Another_Evil, May 22, 2015
      1. The folk at Darwin.com are awaiting further reports. n/t. eddi, May 22, 2015
    2. Welding voltages. James, May 22, 2015
      1. Voltage hurts, current kills. Dave H, May 22, 2015
        1. + MANY.. J. Cook, May 22, 2015
      2. 9-volt Darwin award. Kitkun, May 22, 2015
  7. Random musings.... Doc Nickel, May 20, 2015
    1. here is the AWB clip on YouTube:. Irregular Logic, May 21, 2015
    2. If you are bored, I could use a Cocker body..... Walker, May 22, 2015
  8. The All New Olds, part 14: It's Done!. Doc Nickel, May 20, 2015
    1. "obtained transsphincterly". Retromash, May 21, 2015
    2. Man, that looks good.... Jeb Hoge, May 21, 2015
    3. Nice ride man!. FireFrenzy, May 21, 2015
      1. Working.... Doc Nickel, May 21, 2015
    4. Nice.. Joseph Houk, May 21, 2015
    5. Congratulations.. Pilgrim3, May 21, 2015
    6. Looks great - Just brings to mind Cheops' Law.... caffiend, May 25, 2015
  9. WGP Orracle. Pak-Rat, May 20, 2015
    1. Orracles.... Doc Nickel, May 21, 2015
      1. Thank You (Plus Picture). Pak-Rat, May 22, 2015
  10. Carl'sJr./Hardee's Pole-vaults Over The Line.... CF, May 20, 2015
    1. Re: Carl'sJr./Hardee's Pole-vaults Over The Line.... Nohbody, May 20, 2015
    2. Garbage in garbage out ...nt. B, May 21, 2015
    3. Needs Chili - NT. Unforgiven691, May 21, 2015
  11. Mond... I mean, Wednesday's strip..... Doc Nickel, May 20, 2015
  12. It amused me.. Shadowydreamer, May 19, 2015
    1. Seen it before but it's funny every time... n/t. FireFrenzy, May 20, 2015
    2. Not enough.... Snowtroll, May 20, 2015
      1. "Survivors will be prosecuted to the full extent of the law." n/t. eddi, May 20, 2015
      2. I recall a story I heard about a lawsuit.... Bergman, May 21, 2015
        1. What a mess!. Snowtroll, May 22, 2015
          1. Re: What a mess!. Shadowydreamer, May 22, 2015
  13. Only in Alaska. Nohbody, May 16, 2015
    1. Re: Only in Alaska. CF, May 17, 2015
      1. beaver TWB characters. Nohbody, May 18, 2015
        1. Possibly.... CF, May 18, 2015
        2. Re: beaver TWB characters. Dave H, May 18, 2015
          1. they dont paly paintball there more pingponfg players.. smorizio, May 18, 2015
            1. Launch a paint grenade with the tail? (n/a). Danish Lurker, May 19, 2015
        3. Characters.... Doc Nickel, May 20, 2015
          1. Explaining his/her/it's presence on the field... Dave H, May 20, 2015
          2. So, does that rule out Trogdor?. Hans Haase, May 20, 2015
            1. HEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE'S TROGDOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOR! n/t. FireFrenzy, May 24, 2015
          3. Easy - hallucination.. Gaz Wilmbroke, May 20, 2015
          4. Charactors.... Chloe, May 20, 2015
          5. Re: Characters.... Nohbody, May 20, 2015
            1. Re: Characters.... Shadowydreamer, May 22, 2015
          6. Just use the halloween events and/or walk on days on field.. Dragon Furry, May 21, 2015
  14. The Backwards Bicycle. secretweaponevan, May 16, 2015
    1. My engineering society as school use that for a fundraiser one year.. Deus Machina, May 16, 2015
    2. I'm assuming riding without using your hands is against the rules?. FireFrenzy, May 16, 2015
    3. old gag in the industry .... B, May 17, 2015
    4. Re: The Backwards Bicycle. CF, May 17, 2015
      1. And if the fatality was the pilot.... Bruce Bergman, May 17, 2015
        1. Re: And if the fatality was the pilot.... CF, May 18, 2015
          1. So how's it supposed to work?. Dave H, May 18, 2015
          2. speaking as a pilot. Maker of Toys, May 18, 2015
            1. Speaking as a Mechanic. Unforgiven691, May 19, 2015
              1. That About Covers It..... CF, May 19, 2015
                1. Two people or one smart one.. Bruce Bergman, May 19, 2015
                  1. And even with competent people.... Bergman, May 19, 2015
    5. That's not backwards!. Snowtroll, May 18, 2015
  15. The All New Olds, part 13: Denied!. Doc Nickel, May 16, 2015
    1. Most of this stuff was supposed to be a bolt on.. Dave H, May 16, 2015
      1. Five or six.... Doc Nickel, May 16, 2015
        1. Five it is!. Doc Nickel, May 16, 2015
          1. Think Sam Starfall - Telescopic Legs. Bruce Bergman, May 17, 2015
          2. Can I borrow your welder?. Dave H, May 19, 2015
    2. Another option. Kyphir, May 16, 2015
      1. Unfortunately.... Doc Nickel, May 16, 2015
    3. Move frame mounts?. Mawson, May 16, 2015
      1. Thoroughly impractical.... Doc Nickel, May 16, 2015
    4. Have you considered a mysterious fire and an insurance claim?. Mark Trombley, May 16, 2015
    5. Well, you have machines!. Deus Machina, May 16, 2015
    6. Make your own lowers?. Irregular Logic, May 16, 2015
    7. Camber is Probably Intentional. Gryeryder, May 16, 2015
      1. Screwed up my own name.... n/t. Greyryder, May 16, 2015
      2. Racing specs vs. street specs. Doc Nickel, May 16, 2015
        1. Can't argue. Greyryder, May 16, 2015
          1. Tis true, reference game on point.... FireFrenzy, May 16, 2015
        2. totally negatory. sniper1rfa, May 24, 2015
  16. Painting a target with a laser? what's the process called. goldie, May 14, 2015
    1. Laser guidance. Mark Trombley, May 14, 2015
    2. Laser designation?. Mark Trombley, May 14, 2015
    3. Mark's got it. Dave H, May 14, 2015
      1. yup, that's it! thanks. Goldie, May 14, 2015
      2. Ah, good. An understandable explanation.. Mark Trombley, May 14, 2015
  17. Panda in Iron Man suit...Gino?. Daniel Meyer, May 14, 2015
    1. Cute, fuzzy One Man Army. :). tmk, May 14, 2015
  18. The All New Olds, part 12: The Damage. Doc Nickel, May 14, 2015
    1. ...not all that bad, considering.. tmk, May 14, 2015
    2. Never add it up. James, May 14, 2015
      1. Adding it up.... Doc Nickel, May 15, 2015
      2. What record? If you dont mind my asking?. FireFrenzy, May 16, 2015
    3. Not bad actually.... Irregular Logic, May 14, 2015
  19. time for that time traving coffee maker to show up.... smorizio, May 13, 2015
  20. Orange Soda???. Peter Sadlon, May 13, 2015
    1. Orange soda!. Doc Nickel, May 13, 2015
      1. That explains it. Kymation, May 13, 2015
        1. You would be surprised how many soft drinks contain caffeine.... eddi, May 13, 2015
          1. Soft drinks.. Chloe, May 13, 2015
            1. Two sort-of words:. CF, May 14, 2015
              1. That chemical waste color is well. FireFrenzy, May 16, 2015
      2. Aw phooey and I thought..... JozsefC, May 14, 2015
      3. Even the diet has it.. TagCrea, May 15, 2015
    2. Meh, give him the YooHoo. Salda007, May 13, 2015
    3. You're in Canada, aren't you? n/t. Bergman, May 19, 2015
  21. Mountain Dew has no clue..... SivDre, May 12, 2015
    1. You mean this commercial?. Danish Lurker, May 12, 2015
      1. That's the one. Gaz Wilmbroke, May 12, 2015
        1. All I can see is a player taking his mask off on the field during the game.... SquirllyOH, May 12, 2015
          1. Re: All I can see is a player taking his mask off on the field during the game.... CF, May 12, 2015
            1. awesomeness.... SivDre, May 12, 2015
            2. Except.... Joseph Houk, May 13, 2015
  22. TWB 2015-05-11. CF, May 11, 2015
    1. Dat Dew Done Doomed Dem. n/t. eddi, May 11, 2015
    2. just give doc a mellow yellow he wont know :). smorizio, May 11, 2015
      1. Do they still make Mello Yello? (n/t). Dave H, May 12, 2015
        1. yes they do. smorizio, May 12, 2015
          1. Imagine.... Dave H, May 12, 2015
            1. I'd bet there would be mallets in the weather forecast... (EOM). Gaz Wilmbroke, May 12, 2015
              1. It's raining mauls! Hallelujah, it's raining mauls! (n/t). Dave H, May 12, 2015
      2. Roach coach guy is out of that, too. (n/t). Nohbody, May 13, 2015
  23. Looking for Taso barrel. Charlie, May 11, 2015
  24. Riveting in the thirties. Danish Lurker, May 10, 2015
    1. Two-thirds of those rivets were in the shop, but still. Bruce Bergman, May 13, 2015
  25. Interesting wheel setup. Tenerec, May 10, 2015
    1. Yeah, it's been around a long time. James, May 11, 2015
      1. Low speed probably isnt helping.. Renegade_Azzy, May 11, 2015
        1. Not _that_ slow. Stu Friedberg, May 11, 2015
          1. Friend has a Forklift using those. Bruce Bergman, May 17, 2015
        2. Platform lifts are slow .... B, May 11, 2015
          1. Ive driven a few. Renegade_Azzy, May 12, 2015
  26. dont how they did they but great 4th wall comic. smorizio, May 10, 2015
  27. The All New Olds, part 11: It's all in the details. Doc Nickel, May 8, 2015
    1. "She'll hold together...". eddi, May 8, 2015
    2. all (?) the saga together. icouldbeascum, May 10, 2015
      1. couple more. icouldbeascum, May 10, 2015
      2. and more besides. icouldbeascum, May 10, 2015
        1. Missed one.... Doc Nickel, May 10, 2015
  28. TWB - 05/08. Steampunkhawk, May 8, 2015
    1. Re: TWB - 05/08. CF, May 8, 2015
  29. The All New Olds, part 10: Almost done!. Doc Nickel, May 7, 2015
    1. My best guess. Renegade_Azzy, May 8, 2015
      1. Guessing game..... Doc Nickel, May 8, 2015
        1. Springs. Renegade_Azzy, May 8, 2015
          1. Springy-dings.... Doc Nickel, May 8, 2015
            1. Hey.... Renegade_Azzy, May 11, 2015
    2. Is it maybe a break volume problem?. FireFrenzy, May 8, 2015
      1. Solid lines wouldnt work like that. Renegade_Azzy, May 8, 2015
      2. Brake lines.... Doc Nickel, May 8, 2015
    3. Broke brakes. Dave H, May 8, 2015
      1. Brake breaks.... Doc Nickel, May 8, 2015
    4. Some brake thoughts.. Hans Haase, May 8, 2015
      1. Musings.... Doc Nickel, May 8, 2015
        1. Some things to check. James, May 8, 2015
        2. I forgot how simple those GM valves were.... and another thought.. Hans Haase, May 8, 2015
          1. Holy crap, I found the old post...... Hans Haase, May 8, 2015
            1. Two more thoughts....... Hans Haase, May 8, 2015
              1. Thinkery.... Doc Nickel, May 8, 2015
                1. Either get with the rear axle swap, or look at the brakes.. Bruce Bergman, May 13, 2015
    5. Now that the usual pundits have had their say.... MildBill, May 9, 2015
  30. Powerfreak revisited. Jeffrey Pace, May 7, 2015
    1. Freaky.... Doc Nickel, May 8, 2015
      1. G7fly. Jeff Pace, May 8, 2015
  31. The All New Olds, part 9:. Doc Nickel, May 7, 2015
    1. Well done.... bigmatt-madcustoms, May 7, 2015
    2. Step I didn't see. Retromash, May 7, 2015
      1. Not done yet.... Doc Nickel, May 7, 2015
  32. RSS feed!. WatchDragon, May 6, 2015
    1. Re: RSS feed!. Shadowydreamer, May 7, 2015
  33. RE TWB 05/06 - Is it just me, or.... MildBill, May 6, 2015
    1. Me too.. FlyingWrench, May 6, 2015
      1. Ditto. NochDguir, May 6, 2015
    2. Sorry!. Doc Nickel, May 6, 2015
      1. TIMBER!!. eddi, May 6, 2015
      2. It's OK, Doc, we forgive you! n/t. MildBill, May 6, 2015
      3. Fourth wall.. Lobos, May 7, 2015
        1. Fourth wall. CHloe, May 7, 2015
  34. Ideas on holding a large ball steady for drilling?. Ironbadger, May 5, 2015
    1. Re: Ideas on holding a large ball steady for drilling?. Irregular Logic, May 5, 2015
    2. Use a bench vice and grip it with wood if you can. Bruce, May 5, 2015
    3. ...it's too bad you can't use a brass or aluminum ball.. WolfWings, May 5, 2015
      1. Brass pre threaded I can get easily... Ironbadger, May 6, 2015
    4. easy enough. . . but tedious.. Maker of Toys, May 6, 2015
    5. Fixturing wax?. Snowtroll, May 6, 2015
    6. Easy! Writeup link inside. Renegade_Azzy, May 6, 2015
      1. Very clever. NT. secretweaponevan, May 7, 2015
    7. Use a couple of blocks... B, May 6, 2015
  35. TWB 05/05/2015 -- sleepwalking myth. Bergman, May 5, 2015
    1. Not just sleepwalking.. Solar, May 6, 2015
      1. Re: Not just sleepwalking.. Shadowydreamer, May 6, 2015
        1. Everyone experiences that.... Snowtroll, May 6, 2015
  36. The All New Olds, part 8:. Doc Nickel, May 5, 2015
    1. Funny. Renegade_Azzy, May 5, 2015
  37. The All New Olds, part 7:. Doc Nickel, May 4, 2015
  38. Another crossover, of sorts?. Framerguy, May 4, 2015
    1. Doc had a cameo way back when and recently had a crossover dream panel.... eddi, May 4, 2015
      1. That's how I found this place :). Framerguy, May 5, 2015
        1. Sounds familiar. Dave H, May 5, 2015
    2. Not really a "crossover".... Doc Nickel, May 4, 2015
  39. Hey doc, remember the selecter?. Renegade_Azzy, May 4, 2015
    1. The company still exists.. hp_lovecraft, May 4, 2015
    2. Interesting.... Doc Nickel, May 4, 2015
  40. HAAAAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAAAAA!!! (Girl Genius Monday 4 May 2015). tmk, May 3, 2015
    1. Awww you beat me to it.. Raphael, May 4, 2015
    2. Clearly I'm not awake yet.. Salda007, May 4, 2015
      1. The glasses were a dead giveaway. (n/t). Dave H, May 4, 2015
    3. Re: HAAAAAAAAAAAAHAHAHAHAHAAAAA!!! (Girl Genius Monday 4 May 2015). Typeminer, May 4, 2015
    4. ...and the scowl [n/t]. Xheralt, May 4, 2015
      1. what if the GG Doc also has The Spark?. Xheralt, May 4, 2015
        1. Supersonic steam trains and dirigibles?. Typeminer, May 4, 2015
          1. Perhaps, perhaps not. Bergman, May 5, 2015
    5. Ya think Doc noticed? n/t. eddi, May 4, 2015
    6. That bear.... Doc Nickel, May 4, 2015
      1. That's awesome that Phil can't figure out what the strip is about. Dave H, May 5, 2015
      2. Small suggestion:. Salda007, May 5, 2015
      3. pfffffffffft. Hell, half of =us= aren't totally sure what it's about anymore. :). tmk, May 5, 2015
        1. Wait.... Joseph Houk, May 5, 2015
          1. It's a comic about nothing in particular..... eddi, May 5, 2015
  41. The All New Olds, part 6:. Doc Nickel, May 1, 2015
  42. Does anybody know about glass?. OCDmunkey, May 1, 2015
    1. How about this?. Doc Nickel, May 1, 2015
    2. Simple fixture. Mark Trombley, May 1, 2015
    3. Glass tube scoring. Waub, May 1, 2015
    4. Do you need to use the Dremel?. Salda007, May 2, 2015
      1. Like one of those bottle cutters. Renegade_Azzy, May 2, 2015
    5. some experience with glass. B, May 2, 2015
      1. Good times. Dave H, May 3, 2015
        1. All the way around, unfortunately. N/T. OCDmunkey, May 4, 2015
    6. Mill it on a Cnc?. Snowtroll, May 4, 2015
    7. Deeper is not better. Framerguy, May 4, 2015
  43. Please do NOT spoil "The Avengers"!. Doc Nickel, May 1, 2015
    1. Much the same here.... CF, May 1, 2015
    2. No Spoliers. Rob, May 2, 2015
    3. Re: Please do NOT spoil "The Avengers"!. Shadowydreamer, May 2, 2015
    4. So you don't want to..... Bruce, May 3, 2015
      1. Well that one was kid of obvious.... Snowtroll, May 3, 2015
    5. Major Spoiler!!!.... MildBill, May 4, 2015
  44. TWB 05/01/2015. JozsefC, May 1, 2015
    1. Roger needs to..... James, May 1, 2015
    2. Nice way to introduce Doc to the new kid. n/t. eddi, May 1, 2015
  45. The All New Olds, part 5:. Doc Nickel, Apr 29, 2015
    1. server crash. Jeff Pace, Apr 30, 2015
    2. Effing Finger of Hate. Dave H, Apr 30, 2015
    3. My tale of woe.... Salda007, Apr 30, 2015
      1. salad007 did you see the video that came out this week. smorizio, Apr 30, 2015
    4. Long weekend, not so much done.... Snowtroll, May 4, 2015
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