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Author Topic: did you ever have one of those days...?  (Read 1820 times)

Offline ka1iic

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did you ever have one of those days...?
« on: July 31, 2014, 1957 UTC »
Yes one of those days when building something, your oscillators amplify and your amplifiers oscillate?

Hmmm... time to get away from the work bench and work with the flowers outside I guess... Maybe the flowers will turn into cactus ?  Worth a try ehhh?

arrrggghhhh!
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Re: did you ever have one of those days...?
« Reply #1 on: July 31, 2014, 2155 UTC »
Those are precisely the days when I throw my hands up, declare that it's five o'clock somewhere, and survey the fridge...

Just sayin'

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Re: did you ever have one of those days...?
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2014, 0005 UTC »
yep you got that right.... 

I watered the flowers to make the YL happy now I'm going to try to do some C programming...  It's been sometime since I've done that so that might cause a little stress also.  At the moment I'm watching 'The War of the Worlds'...  ;D
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Re: did you ever have one of those days...?
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2014, 0041 UTC »
IIRC Lou Garner (or someone along those lines) once wrote that on these kind of days, time would be better spent taking something apart and restocking you junkbox with valuable parts such CK722s.

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Re: did you ever have one of those days...?
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2014, 1321 UTC »
CK722's hey!  I got some of those beasties in that box over there...  They keep the 1N21's, 2N107's, 2N404's etc warm  ::)  Not to mention the WE IC's that there is NO data for...  got to save those puppies, once in awhile I'll put one of those on a more current project just for show, gotta love those 'quarter' size gold plated thingies... makes folks say 'wow! what does that do?'  To which I reply; 'it's a secret' <heh>  doo dee doo dee doooo too also  ;)
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