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Offline Bishop

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Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« on: December 15, 2013, 04:31:25 PM »
Hello everyone

My name is Shawn and I'm a hobby machinist who enjoys tinkering with just about anything. I got into the hobby of machining due to another hobby of flight simulation. When I starting building a flight simulator I realized I would need some specific tools and skills which led to a two car garage packed with metal working tools.

This looks like a great forum and I hope to learn a lot and contribute where I can.

Shawn

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Re: Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« Reply #1 on: December 15, 2013, 05:37:18 PM »
Hi and welcome
Nothing is impossible, it just take more time to figure out.

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Re: Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« Reply #2 on: December 15, 2013, 06:08:02 PM »
Branching out a bit Shawn? It's good to see you over here as well.  :thumbup:

Tom

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Re: Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« Reply #3 on: December 15, 2013, 09:22:58 PM »
More like a twig than a branch Tom but this place does look cool.  :beer:

Shawn

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Re: Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« Reply #4 on: December 15, 2013, 10:29:59 PM »
Hiya Shawn,

Welcome to the collective :borg:

I took a quick peek at your other thread, nice work! Flight simulator?? I would be interested in seeing that. Do you fly as well? My wife's cousin (pilot) has mentioned that MS Flight Simulator can be used as a training aid.

Eric

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Re: Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« Reply #5 on: December 16, 2013, 09:46:23 AM »
Welcome aboard from a neighbor ... over in Vernon.
Charlie

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Re: Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« Reply #6 on: December 16, 2013, 12:07:16 PM »
Thanks for the warm welcome guys. Hi Charlie, always nice to know the neighbors.

Shawn

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Re: Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« Reply #7 on: December 16, 2013, 12:51:16 PM »
Hi Shawn!  :wave:

Welcome to the Collective.  :borg:

With your background and experience, we should get along very nicely.  :thumbup:

Looking forward to seeing your work.  :D

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

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

Offline gmac

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Re: Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« Reply #8 on: December 17, 2013, 12:47:38 AM »
Hey Shawn;
Welcome, from the south end of the valley.....Penticton!

Cheers Garry

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Re: Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« Reply #9 on: December 17, 2013, 11:39:52 AM »
Hey Shawn;
Welcome, from the south end of the valley.....Penticton!

Cheers Garry

Hi Garry

I have a brother who lives in Trout creek, nice to know another neighbor.

Shawn

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Re: Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« Reply #10 on: December 18, 2013, 07:30:24 AM »
Welcome Shawn

Jim

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Re: Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« Reply #11 on: December 21, 2013, 05:21:56 PM »
hi and welcume

Offline Meldonmech

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Re: Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« Reply #12 on: December 22, 2013, 04:52:14 AM »
Hi Shawn
                     Welcome to the forum, I am sure you will find it interesting.

                                                                                                       Cheers David

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Re: Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« Reply #13 on: December 26, 2013, 12:35:22 AM »
Hi Shawn, and welcome,

You're the first member on here, that I've seen interested in flight simulation, it's a great relaxing agent....
Chris
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Re: Hello from Kamloops, BC, Canada
« Reply #14 on: January 09, 2014, 11:53:35 PM »
Thanks again for the warm welcome guys. Rotorhead, is that an auto-gyro or a helicopter in your avatar? Eventually I plan to build and fly a small ultralight, I just have to build the shop first.

Shawn