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  1. Brakfast Dew?. Louis-Paul, Feb 11, 2013
  2. Looking for a good soldering gun (not stations). AdmiralSenn, Feb 10, 2013
    1. why won't a soldering station work?. sniper1rfa, Feb 10, 2013
      1. Soldering guns. Attic Rat, Feb 10, 2013
      2. Just not a fan of the workflow required. AdmiralSenn, Feb 10, 2013
        1. ever think about crimping instead?. jkeyser14, Feb 10, 2013
          1. Not for long term. Renegade_Azzy, Feb 11, 2013
            1. crimping works well.... sniper1rfa, Feb 11, 2013
              1. I am mixed on this...... Dredwolf, Feb 11, 2013
                1. All depends on the application. Hans, Feb 11, 2013
                  1. We only used crimp on military vehicles I worked on. jkeyser14, Feb 11, 2013
                    1. Yep, speed and ease are why crimp connectors are used.. Attic Rat, Feb 12, 2013
                      1. not so sure about that.... sniper1rfa, Feb 14, 2013
                        1. Crimped conns fail from Corrosion, Soldered from flexing.. Bruce Bergman, Feb 14, 2013
          2. Not really. AdmiralSenn, Feb 11, 2013
    2. Go Australian. Moriniman, Feb 11, 2013
      1. A WES-51 That's not a Soldering Iron - THIS.... Bruce Bergman, Feb 11, 2013
        1. Stained glass soldering iron.. tmk, Feb 12, 2013
  3. Hydrotest issue- is this a problem?. Doc Nickel, Feb 10, 2013
    1. It's not an issue n/t. TargetIndy, Feb 10, 2013
    2. Not a problem. Dan Voils, Feb 10, 2013
    3. Who knows maybe they invented a new 5 year glue... it is 5yrs 3mos old!!! N/T. Squirlly, Feb 12, 2013
  4. Vintage post question for Doc.. Tohri, Feb 8, 2013
    1. You're thinking of the SATCO 700. Doc Nickel, Feb 8, 2013
      1. Oh, and.... Doc Nickel, Feb 8, 2013
        1. One more.... Doc Nickel, Feb 8, 2013
        2. Info?. Greebo, Feb 8, 2013
          1. An important follow-up to that.... Hans, Feb 9, 2013
      2. That would be it.... Tohri, Feb 9, 2013
    2. PCRI. RobAGD, Feb 8, 2013
  5. Top Comics __ WOAH!. Chris "Foxx" Yost, Feb 8, 2013
  6. Want to feel small? Take a look at some giant engines.. Brandon_ha, Feb 8, 2013
    1. Giant hardware..... CTPatt, Feb 8, 2013
  7. The New Doc Workout Regimen. Doc Nickel, Feb 7, 2013
    1. Holy crap.... weber, Feb 7, 2013
      1. Multi-useful paintball guns. Listessa, Feb 7, 2013
        1. Too light.. OmniMech, Feb 8, 2013
    2. Wheeee!. Salda007, Feb 7, 2013
    3. Blast from the past.... GumpySysadm, Feb 7, 2013
    4. Relative density. Moriniman, Feb 8, 2013
      1. True, But-. Steve, Feb 8, 2013
    5. Load it Up!. RayU, Feb 8, 2013
      1. I'll do that.... Doc Nickel, Feb 8, 2013
    6. ProTeam. RobAGD, Feb 8, 2013
    7. Miss mine. Flounder, Feb 14, 2013
  8. Lil' late today.... Doc Nickel, Feb 6, 2013
    1. Writing on the bar?. Retromash, Feb 6, 2013
      1. Exhibit A in the case for insanity N/T. Kitkun, Feb 6, 2013
      2. Physics Calculations IMHO (N/T). Robert The Addled, Feb 8, 2013
    2. Re: Doc's story. Laplace, Feb 6, 2013
      1. Or else. Someone, Feb 6, 2013
      2. Doc is telling the absolute truth. She isn't going to believe a word.. eddi, Feb 6, 2013
    3. You know, you'd think by now.... Nohbody, Feb 6, 2013
      1. She's still there..?. Attic Rat, Feb 6, 2013
        1. Polite?. Solar, Feb 7, 2013
          1. That i could figure. Robert L Martin, Feb 7, 2013
            1. Unless she's actually getting something out of this.... Bruce Bergman, Feb 10, 2013
        2. RE: She's still there..?. Laplace, Feb 8, 2013
  9. Stuck screw in laptop update. Nighthawke, Feb 6, 2013
    1. Congrats! N/T. J.Cook, Feb 6, 2013
    2. Do you do graphics cards?. Salda007, Feb 7, 2013
      1. Best suggestion is an aftermarket cooler.. Nighthawke, Feb 7, 2013
  10. DM12. WatchDragon, Feb 5, 2013
    1. yes, sort of.... Nobody, Feb 6, 2013
    2. Don't know much about DM. Andrew, Feb 6, 2013
    3. DM12. OmniMech, Feb 7, 2013
  11. doc happy meal???. smorizio, Feb 5, 2013
    1. (WHAP!). Shadowydreamer, Feb 9, 2013
  12. Great video. Renegade_Azzy, Feb 5, 2013
  13. Think it's time for some more T-Shirts...?. Doc Nickel, Feb 5, 2013
    1. My son would LOVE to have a "Everything you need to know about Paintball" shirt.... Squirlly, Feb 5, 2013
    2. Ideas.... Plex, Feb 5, 2013
    3. More tinker shirts!. Ketira, Feb 5, 2013
    4. Keep Calm and. Mamabear, Feb 5, 2013
      1. I'll buy ten. <n/t>. Firelizard, Feb 6, 2013
    5. more shirts. . .. Maker of Toys, Feb 5, 2013
    6. t-shirts. OmniMech, Feb 5, 2013
      1. Sizes.... Doc Nickel, Feb 5, 2013
    7. Shirt interest. Ayleward, Feb 5, 2013
    8. Keep calm and call Doc!. Mawson (formerly black spot), Feb 5, 2013
    9. What is it with skulls?. MarkT, Feb 5, 2013
      1. It shows the world how bad ass you are! nt. Renegade_Azzy, Feb 5, 2013
      2. Personally-. Listessa, Feb 6, 2013
    10. My suggestions. Nate, Feb 5, 2013
    11. "My other marker/gun is a <put name here>". Nighthawke, Feb 5, 2013
    12. Wolf Skull ...Play Paintball. Listessa, Feb 5, 2013
    13. Keep calm and hold my beer.. eddi, Feb 6, 2013
      1. or worse-Keep clam and pour me another (not a misspelling). eddi, Feb 6, 2013
    14. How 'bout .... Johnny Logan, Feb 6, 2013
      1. Keep calm I know what I'm doing. R/L translation: back away slowly and seek hard cover. eddi, Feb 6, 2013
    15. keep calm. radical, Feb 6, 2013
    16. Highly interested.... J.Cook, Feb 6, 2013
    17. Keep Calm. newmaticarsenal, Feb 13, 2013
  14. Any care to hazard a guess if it is dead yet?. MephitMark, Feb 4, 2013
    1. the link or image doesnt work nt. eighttailfox, Feb 4, 2013
    2. Checked it out a couple of times, pic is big, but it is there. N.T.. MephitMark, Feb 4, 2013
      1. Embedded isn't showing for me either. y0da900, Feb 4, 2013
    3. The original article.. MephitMark, Feb 4, 2013
      1. No offense.... Doc Nickel, Feb 5, 2013
        1. True that.... Robin Bobcat, Feb 5, 2013
          1. Guess this is my first then.. MephitMark, Feb 6, 2013
  15. any luck on bare 4500psi tanks?. eisch, Feb 4, 2013
    1. Sort of.... Doc Nickel, Feb 5, 2013
      1. SwapMyTank. TargetIndy, Feb 5, 2013
  16. 3d printing. wolf13, Feb 4, 2013
    1. some initial options.... Ken Newell, Feb 4, 2013
      1. perfect copy very not required, this is what we are working on. wolf13, Feb 4, 2013
    2. Casting company sounds like an option. chaotter, Feb 4, 2013
      1. Wish I knew/had cad. wolf13, Feb 4, 2013
    3. Send him a (rubber) casting. Stu Friedberg, Feb 4, 2013
      1. Dental alginate?. J.Cook, Feb 6, 2013
    4. it's an option. ydna, Feb 4, 2013
      1. machined parts. wolf13, Feb 4, 2013
        1. machine parts. radical, Feb 4, 2013
    5. take some pics, email me.. Timberwolf, Feb 4, 2013
      1. Appreciate it. wolf13, Feb 5, 2013
        1. Did I miss it?. Timberwolf, Feb 14, 2013
    6. a definite possibility - has anyone used 123D?. GladMech, Feb 10, 2013
  17. The Presidents Pretty P.R. Picture.... Wolf, Feb 4, 2013
    1. A slight misspelling there, gent..... Ketira, Feb 4, 2013
      1. Just FYI.... Deus Machina, Feb 4, 2013
        1. As for the debacle.. Deus Machina, Feb 4, 2013
      2. umm. Renegade_Azzy, Feb 4, 2013
        1. The important part of that picture.... Doc Nickel, Feb 5, 2013
    2. It's even worse than that. Nohbody, Feb 4, 2013
    3. Given how little conservatives like him, why did he even bother?. eddi, Feb 4, 2013
      1. Its to placate the low info voter who hunts once a year. Renegade_Azzy, Feb 4, 2013
    4. About me. IIDN, Feb 14, 2013
  18. TWB 2013-02-04 - Not deliberately. McClaw, Feb 4, 2013
    1. Re: TWB 2013-02-04 - Not deliberately. I wonder..., Feb 4, 2013
      1. It beats SpiderPig.... Bergman, Feb 4, 2013
        1. RE: Launchers. Laplace, Feb 6, 2013
    2. Oh, he knows all right..... Ketira, Feb 4, 2013
  19. 2013-02-01: What we REALLY wanna know.... jwhouk, Feb 1, 2013
    1. KEEP CALM AND...... Seamus, Feb 1, 2013
      1. Keep calm and......... DODGE!!!!!!. DB1071, Feb 1, 2013
      2. And Slay Zombies. Mattexian, Feb 1, 2013
      3. Keep Calm.... OmniMech, Feb 1, 2013
      4. ...Return Fire.. tmk, Feb 2, 2013
        1. ^ this.. eighttailfox, Feb 3, 2013
    2. ..mentally fill in the rest of this shirt. NT. Oddux, Feb 1, 2013
      1. i'm a professional and i know what i'm doing..... smorizio, Feb 1, 2013
    3. better than "Don't Panic". Louis-Paul, Feb 1, 2013
    4. Keep Calm and Carry On. Who Me, Feb 1, 2013
      1. My favourite memetic mutation of this poster is.... Ed Z., Feb 2, 2013
    5. Keep calm.... Ratpaker, Feb 1, 2013
    6. Keep CALM and.... Cluff, Feb 1, 2013
    7. "Bring Grenades". Steve, Feb 1, 2013
    8. Re: 2013-02-01: What we REALLY wanna know.... CF, Feb 2, 2013
    9. Chive On. Doc Baccon, Feb 3, 2013
      1. damn straight. blckhwk313, Feb 4, 2013
        1. Keep Calm and.... Doc Nickel, Feb 5, 2013
          1. Chive worthy photos. . .. isuckatmoney, Feb 5, 2013
    10. ..."and Google It!" n/t. Greebo, Feb 4, 2013
    11. Really??? CHIVE ON!. blckhwk313, Feb 4, 2013
  20. Reinventing an old 'Cocker part- and it's about time.. Doc Nickel, Jan 31, 2013
    1. Doc's Shop?. Nate, Feb 1, 2013
      1. New sears.... Doc Nickel, Feb 2, 2013
        1. look into bigbluesaw..l.. sniper1rfa, Feb 4, 2013
    2. Well we know what I'm making this weekend... NT. nerobro, Feb 1, 2013
      1. Babies? NT. MarkT, Feb 1, 2013
      2. superbowl weekend...so it taco hell sharts weekend... smorizio, Feb 1, 2013
        1. TMI !!!!!. BLT, Feb 2, 2013
    3. Nice approach, only one downside. jkeyser14, Feb 1, 2013
      1. It's called "lock time".... Doc Nickel, Feb 2, 2013
    4. Further Musings.... Doc Nickel, Feb 2, 2013
  21. How to feel real old, real fast.. MephitMark, Jan 31, 2013
    1. This won't help the cause either..... Hans, Jan 31, 2013
      1. Ouch!. RayU, Jan 31, 2013
      2. Where is my walker?. Donkey, Feb 1, 2013
      3. Old markers.... Doc Nickel, Feb 2, 2013
    2. I'm only 25! why do I feel old?!. Irregular Logic, Jan 31, 2013
      1. 25 you young pup... Older than Windows 95???. Squirlly, Feb 1, 2013
        1. DOS? Luxury!. Foxfire5, Feb 1, 2013
        2. Mouse? try colour. Louis-Paul, Feb 1, 2013
        3. Off my lawn!. Anonymous Coward, Feb 1, 2013
        4. Does it count.... Kitkun, Feb 1, 2013
          1. my first computer experience was DOSShell and Windows 3.1. Irregular Logic, Feb 1, 2013
          2. My first computer was an IBM.... eddi, Feb 1, 2013
            1. CDC something or other, followed by Multics. n/t. TheMadArtist, Feb 1, 2013
            2. 360. Sleazey, Feb 4, 2013
            3. Come my brothers and sisters, let us sip our Metemusil and praise old silicon! N/T. eddi, Feb 4, 2013
          3. Wanna know old?. OminMech, Feb 1, 2013
            1. in 1978 dad work at star market in mass.... smorizio, Feb 1, 2013
    3. Old?. Doc Nickel, Jan 31, 2013
    4. Stages of getting old. Stage 1.5, Feb 1, 2013
    5. Why Pioneer displays give me the creeps. TheMadArtist, Feb 1, 2013
      1. If it makes you feel any better.... Kitkun, Feb 1, 2013
        1. I'd say his situation is closer to mine.. MephitMark, Feb 4, 2013
    6. how too feel old.... smorizio, Feb 1, 2013
      1. Been to EMR a number of times...... Hans, Feb 2, 2013
  22. Spirit 03. S7G, Jan 30, 2013
  23. New Tool. Chris, Jan 30, 2013
  24. Paintball field open??. Chris "Foxx" Yost, Jan 30, 2013
    1. Grrrrooooooannnn (n/t). jwhouk, Jan 31, 2013
  25. TWB Thats a silly question. Donkey, Jan 30, 2013
  26. TWB 1/30/13. Kitkun, Jan 30, 2013
    1. When a snowshoe hare wears a parka.... TheMadArtist, Jan 30, 2013
      1. Cold weather. CTPatt, Jan 30, 2013
  27. OT: Atlas Rocket Launch of TRDSS. Ketira, Jan 29, 2013
    1. Annd it's off. Nighthawke, Jan 30, 2013
      1. Re: Annd it's off. CF, Jan 31, 2013
    2. Another way of looking at the Launch. Ketira, Feb 1, 2013
  28. Recent Phantom barrel bores...?. Doc Nickel, Jan 28, 2013
    1. Barrels. Silcas, Jan 29, 2013
      1. I *have* barrels.... Doc Nickel, Jan 29, 2013
        1. Re: I *have* barrels.... Nate, Jan 29, 2013
        2. options. newmaticarsenal, Jan 30, 2013
  29. TWB 28 Jan 2012: Shades of Nodwick.... FleetCommander, Jan 28, 2013
    1. Re: TWB 28 Jan 2013. CF, Jan 28, 2013
    2. heh.. tmk, Jan 29, 2013
  30. Hey Doc, what are the chances of higher resolution versions of the strips?. Black Spot, Jan 27, 2013
    1. You're forgetting something.. Ketira, Jan 28, 2013
      1. The standard "High-Definition" resolution these days is 1920x1080.. Salda007, Jan 28, 2013
      2. my phone displays high resolution images just fine.... sniper1rfa, Jan 28, 2013
      3. You're forgetting something too.... Doc Nickel, Jan 29, 2013
        1. Sorry....... Ketira, Jan 29, 2013
    2. Ctrl - + (n/t). Solar, Jan 28, 2013
    3. Chances.... Doc Nickel, Jan 29, 2013
  31. LumenLab micRo postmortem. Bald Tires, Jan 26, 2013
    1. THANKS...... barry, Jan 26, 2013
    2. LumenLab. Imran, Jan 28, 2013
      1. re: Paintball Robot.... Salda007, Jan 29, 2013
        1. re: Paintball Robot.... Imran, Feb 1, 2013
  32. I need ...... Barry, Jan 26, 2013
  33. Oh,, Pirta . . .. Chris "Foxx" Yost, Jan 25, 2013
    1. Maybe....... Ketira, Jan 25, 2013
      1. Other than her fist, several times now? (n/t). Nohbody, Jan 25, 2013
        1. Oh, I see...... Ketira, Jan 28, 2013
          1. Not what I was thinking about.. Nohbody, Jan 28, 2013
    2. Wait.... Ben, Jan 25, 2013
      1. Blue pants, grey sweater, white fur. It's all Doc no filler. N/T. eddi, Jan 25, 2013
        1. painful. Ben, Jan 26, 2013
          1. He's upside down. n/t. Kitkun, Jan 26, 2013
            1. Either that or Pirta put some wicked top spin on that snowball N/T. eddi, Jan 26, 2013
              1. thank god it wasnt a split...... smorizio, Jan 26, 2013
                1. Yeah.... Doc Nickel, Jan 29, 2013
        2. Ummm...Doc does not have a ringtail.... Mamabear, Jan 28, 2013
          1. They were.... Doc Nickel, Jan 29, 2013
            1. Ahhhh... I see!. Mamabear, Jan 29, 2013
              1. 3D puzzle. eddi, Jan 29, 2013
    3. Rollin`, Rollin`, Rollin`...... Nighthawke, Jan 27, 2013
      1. It isn't officially winter until someone makes a snow katamari N/T. Urthdigger, Jan 27, 2013
  34. Nohbody. TWB 25 Jan 13: Bowling for Bears, Jan 25, 2013
    1. Dammit... reverse the poster/subject of the above (n/t). Nohbody, Jan 25, 2013
  35. TWB 1/23/13: Overkill?. Ketira, Jan 23, 2013
    1. I think he's trying to run away.... Wolf, Jan 23, 2013
      1. No, Wait!. eddi, Jan 23, 2013
  36. someone made lazer iron man gun.... smorizio, Jan 22, 2013
  37. Any questions for TrackingPoint about its precision rifle?. Evan, Jan 22, 2013
    1. Sounds like a good way to miss.. Someone, Jan 22, 2013
      1. Tracking Point. Russ Kepler, Jan 23, 2013
    2. Sounds like great fun. Attic Rat, Jan 22, 2013
    3. No guarantys. PV544, Jan 25, 2013
    4. Sounds terribly boring actually.. Oddux, Jan 26, 2013
  38. Inside the Govnair regulator. Doc Nickel, Jan 21, 2013
    1. efic. smorizio, Jan 22, 2013
      1. Maybe a Scott SCBA tank?. Hans, Jan 22, 2013
    2. Quick question for anyone familiar with hydrotesting.... Doc Nickel, Jan 22, 2013
      1. pretty sure it would get you in trouble.... barry, Jan 22, 2013
      2. Rethreading would D/Q the tank for hydros. Nighthawke, Jan 22, 2013
        1. That's pretty much what I thought.... Doc Nickel, Jan 23, 2013
          1. All depends - are the reg to bottle threads cut, or rolled?. Bruce Bergman, Jan 23, 2013
            1. they always look cut to me.... sniper1rfa, Jan 23, 2013
              1. Very few rolled threads.... Doc Nickel, Jan 23, 2013
                1. oh yeah..... sniper1rfa, Jan 23, 2013
      3. Ask Ray At Ninja. TargetIndy, Jan 23, 2013
    3. That tank.... Jeb Hoge, Jan 22, 2013
      1. You sure about that...?. Doc Nickel, Jan 23, 2013
        1. The Armageddon was a removable 4500 system. nerobro, Jan 24, 2013
          1. I also have a Minireg-1 if you're interested in it.. nerobro, Jan 24, 2013
            1. Thanks, but.... Doc Nickel, Jan 26, 2013
        2. Quite sure.... Jeb Hoge, Jan 25, 2013
  39. bruno laundy night.... smorizio, Jan 21, 2013
    1. Nah. Nohbody, Jan 21, 2013
  40. And so it spreads.... Louis-Paul, Jan 21, 2013
    1. Obviously we need tighter snowball control. WatchDragon, Jan 21, 2013
      1. Not to rain on the snowball parade.... Torinir, Jan 23, 2013
    2. dont bring snowballs to a water cannon fight.... smorizio, Jan 22, 2013
  41. Lookit Swampy. Chris "Foxx" Yost, Jan 21, 2013
    1. Jury's out.... Andrick Volsh, Jan 22, 2013
  42. Unabashed sales pitch: The E-Blade Eye Patch. Doc Nickel, Jan 20, 2013
    1. If it's an eye patch, then where's the pirate flag?? *runs!*. Nighthawke, Jan 20, 2013
      1. TWB idea maybe? Doc Pirating up the high BEARing sea??n/t. FireFrenzy, Jan 20, 2013
        1. twb. IDN, Jan 24, 2013
    2. Is the pin flat at the end or curved?. MarkT, Jan 21, 2013
      1. Flat.... Doc Nickel, Jan 22, 2013
    3. Long time no see..... PyroFiend, Jan 21, 2013
      1. Shouldn't.... Doc Nickel, Jan 22, 2013
  43. So today Im shooting zombies!. Ratpaker, Jan 18, 2013
    1. Indeed. TargetIndy, Jan 18, 2013
    2. Getting Shot All Day?. Silcas, Jan 21, 2013
    3. So, didja survive?. OXX, Jan 25, 2013
  44. doc may like this new device for whitebord comics... smorizio, Jan 18, 2013
    1. Re: doc may like this new device for whitebord comics... Pilchadr123, Jan 19, 2013
  45. Once More Unto the Breach, Dear Friends!. FleetCommander, Jan 18, 2013
    1. Well Swampy isn't going to waste a perfectly good snowball.. eddi, Jan 18, 2013
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