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At a clients house
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Was Jam night for the first time in moons. Who can spot "the new drum"* and correctly identify it(not hard)?

(Fyi played with filters in pic edit program just because)
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*(Not a drum not was it ever struck!)
 

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Bass drum?
 

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Inside a violin by Adrian Borda

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Something tells me that new "drum" might have an unusual tone for a drum. :D
 

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Was Jam night for the first time in moons. Who can spot "the new drum"* and correctly identify it(not hard)?

(Fyi played with filters in pic edit program just because)
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*(Not a drum not was it ever struck!)
That round yellow doughnut...you sit on that because you have hemorrhoids...or it's a percussion device.
My 1st thought was the floor toms with pristine looking heads.
 

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After 20 years of carting my wifes records around and having no where to put them where they could be used, nor a record player to play them on. I finally got our new living room emptied out, and some shelves and a record player for her for christmas.


Lots of good stuff in there.
 

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This is sorta neat. A friend was driving around looking for dead trees to cut up for firewood and happened on this interesting building. It's on top of a hill, (in BC it isn't a mountain unless it has snow) I think it's something to do with the airport which is ~ 10 miles away, not sure.
 

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It looks like a VOR. It sends a radio signal that changes as it rotates, and a receiver in the plane can show which radial you are on.
 

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Yup, that looks like exactly what it is. Thanks!
 

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Forgot to post this... As I enter the springtime of my senility, I find myself stiff in every joint but one.


Found this guy holding on for dear life in the high winds we are having right now, I thought he was a decaying leaf stuck in the rough wood...

...until I got closer:

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Last couple winters I've been running a small log yard at the Northern tip of Williston Lake. Took this pic one morning. Bizarre, some of the things we saw up there.
Good heavens. Some sort of rocket launch?

No! Wait!! I see it now -- it's a Tyrellian cruiser heading to the North Pole to fire a warning shot that we have one Tyrellian week to... to...

...I dunno. I got nuthin'.

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Forgot to post this... As I enter the springtime of my senility, I find myself stiff in every joint but one.


Found this guy holding on for dear life in the high winds we are having right now, I thought he was a decaying leaf stuck in the rough wood...

...until I got closer:

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Wow!
The envied inspiration of aeronautics and science fiction designers world wide.
 

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Don't they call those things 'sun dogs'?
If you go to the original posted pic and expand that to your best level... you'll see it is, well, structured.

Here... I'll do it for ya. Fargin weird. I'm still goin' with the Tyrellian Cruiser. We gotta tell the MIB.

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Hey UT,
That pic reminds me of my years as an electrician at the Conneaut dock, equipment covered in ice, damp cold until the lake froze... always dark and dreary... No part of me misses that... moved from Folly to oceanfront Kiawah yesterday. Slightly foggy mid sixties, gentle breeze, bicyclists everywhere
 

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I finally figured out where they're coming from. Now I can set the traps.

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that is the thing, to maintain that elasticity without breaking as it folded is curious for sure,
 

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Yesterday at lake Erie with my flip phone.

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Oh, God.

You pore sod. It was 82f and sunny here in South Floriduh. Butterflies everywhere. There's one kind that just seems to play-float in the air. We always called them "Painted Ladies".

I just found out they ain't. They are what is called a "Florida Winter Butterfly". And they have the rather ominous name of "Nemesis Bird".

But they're still gorgeous, and will let you approach them. They pair up, flying around each other. Dozens.

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My fellow GMers never fail to entertain me. Ya lead me off on such flights of fancy I may never know where I wind up: in the cosmos or in the back yard.

What's the difference between a butterfly and a moth, I thought after y'all posted those cool pics.

Led me to search to find out, and at the Library of Congress, I found a very nice presentation on just what those little bugs are all about.

Take a look, you'll like it
Butterflys & Moths

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