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A newby from Iceland
« on: August 01, 2013, 04:23:31 PM »
Helo to you all, MadModders, from Iceland.

I am a retired electronics service engineer, for the last 40 years servicing laboratory instruments,
all types , electronic , electronic - phneumatic , electronic - mechanical , electronic - liquid , everything there is........

Obviously everything technical is of interest to me, although my doings have only been workrelated untill now (unfortunately) .

I have for the longest time been dreaming of building something as a hobby, engines or anything,
using lath / mill / router /  etc.. interest in steam/phneumatic , hot air , IC  etc.......

Have not done any preperation yet to aquire instruments, but am working on that ........



 
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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #1 on: August 01, 2013, 04:39:21 PM »
Hi and welcome to Madmodder  Karl




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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #2 on: August 01, 2013, 04:42:58 PM »
Welcome Karlas!  :wave:
I love it when a Plan B comes together!
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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #3 on: August 01, 2013, 04:43:44 PM »
And a warm welcome from me too, Hi Karl  :wave:

Tim
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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #4 on: August 01, 2013, 04:50:13 PM »
Welcome Karl, I'm sure that your experience with lab instrumentation will  pop in all sorts of threads here  :thumbup:
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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #5 on: August 01, 2013, 05:33:39 PM »
Karl. You're in the right place!  :thumbup:

Welcome to the Collective.  :borg:

Hope you have a great time with us........  :)

David D
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Still drilling holes... Sometimes, in the right place!

Still modifying bits of metal... Occasionally, making an improvement!

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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #6 on: August 01, 2013, 08:13:19 PM »
Hi there, gentlemen.

thank you for your warm wellcome........

I have been reading posts here for some time, and absorbing all the information that there is,
and that is a lot, something like gold and diamond mines combined.

It thrills me to my bones to see what you are building and how you all contibute to solving ones problems.

And all the diversity of things that are presented on this forum fascinates me.

I am sure that I am in the right place, first to be educated and hopefully later on getting help when needed.

Karl
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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #7 on: August 02, 2013, 02:37:57 AM »
Hi Karl,

          Welcome to MadModder, look forward to seeing your postings.

                               Cheers David

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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #8 on: August 02, 2013, 06:02:16 AM »
Hey karlas,  when are we going to get our money back ?

Only joking.  Good to see you here.

Dave. :wave:

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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #9 on: August 02, 2013, 12:41:29 PM »
hi and welcume

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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #10 on: August 03, 2013, 03:13:25 PM »
Wellcome.

Any rivers filled with salmonids nearby?

Pekka

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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #11 on: August 03, 2013, 06:14:05 PM »
Thank you all again for the wellcome.

Awemawson.  We will have to see about that ......

Dave.  I am so sorry but my pockets are empty at the moment .   ha ha ha ......

Pekka.  I have a summerhouse on the bank of a salmon river, not a fishing man though.....

Karl

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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #12 on: August 03, 2013, 08:09:30 PM »
Welcome from the other side of the world Karlas.

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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #13 on: August 05, 2013, 04:59:54 PM »
Hi Jim,

thank you very much my , ( andfaettlingur ) , icelandic word for you the peoble
on the exact opposite side of the earth, roghly translated , mirrorfootmen ........

Do you have an english word for that ............. ?

Karl
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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #14 on: August 05, 2013, 07:31:09 PM »
Hi Karl and welcome,

Very nice to hear from an Icelander, I hope you glean many pointers from the knowledgeable lads on here.

We're all never too young to learn summat new....
Chris
Ulceby, North Lincolnshire.

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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #15 on: August 11, 2013, 08:22:18 AM »
Hi Karl and wellcome.

I have started the other way around i.e. from models and such into lab equipment (some very complicated indeed).

I guess that it will be all the easier for you to find your way. Regarding "empty pockets ha ha ha"
I am at exactly the same position as many of us I imagine......

Welcome again,

George from a boilling Greece.

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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #16 on: August 11, 2013, 08:42:47 AM »
Hi Jim,

thank you very much my , ( andfaettlingur ) , icelandic word for you the peoble
on the exact opposite side of the earth, roghly translated , mirrorfootmen ........

Do you have an english word for that ............. ?

Karl

Karl,
Jim lives at the antipodeas, to you/ us.

"My antipodean friend".  :thumbup:

I guess.......

David D
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Still modifying bits of metal... Occasionally, making an improvement!

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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #17 on: August 12, 2013, 12:43:09 PM »
George,  thank you, still learning, problem is that my ROMīs get overloaded easily
and I am finding that my RAMīs are becoming RaMīs or even just R Mīs, i believe
this is due to aging ............  but I also find that if interest level is high enough
everything works better........

David D,  thank you very much for this, having the word I googled it and found that
it is of Greek origin and its meaning is litterally the same as the Icelandic word,
I am even learning english here, in addition to all the other stuff ............

Karl
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Re: A newby from Iceland
« Reply #18 on: August 24, 2013, 09:37:34 AM »
Hi Karl
            Welcome to MadModder  good luck with your machinery aquisitions.

                                  Cheers David