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Member postings for David Noble

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Thread: Covid causing mental health issues.
23/09/2020 15:22:49
Posted by Martin Kyte on 22/09/2020 22:33:27:
Posted by David Noble on 22/09/2020 21:52:23:
Posted by pgk pgk on 22/09/2020 19:15:21:

Posted by martin perman on 22/09/2020 18:52:13

...50% of the population have below average IQ...


I know this is glaringly obvious but it hadn't dawned on me before. It explains a lot!


So if the population is 3 and they have IQ's of 50 100 and 120 the average is 270/3 = 90 which means in this case only 30% of the population is below average IQ. Maybe it's not so glaringly obvious after all.

regards Martin

I always knew there was a reason that I disliked statistics! 😬


22/09/2020 21:52:23
Posted by pgk pgk on 22/09/2020 19:15:21:

Posted by martin perman on 22/09/2020 18:52:13

...50% of the population have below average IQ...


I know this is glaringly obvious but it hadn't dawned on me before. It explains a lot!


Thread: Customs payment is it a scam
22/09/2020 08:15:57

I think it's a scam too. Whenever I've had to pay a customs charge, the item was taken to the local post office where I had to go to pay for and collect it.


Thread: Claude Reeves 4 Legged Gravity Escapement Regulator
14/09/2020 20:14:37

Very, very nice. Great job. Might there be a video?


Thread: 6mm Metric Fine Screws in Brass
03/09/2020 21:05:41

Hello Steve,

Accu are good.


Thread: New Moderators
31/08/2020 23:14:05

Many thanks to both for taking this on and good luck


Thread: Miracles do happen
29/08/2020 11:57:40

I find threads like this so comforting as I often think it's only me that this happens to.


Thread: Bows and arrows
26/08/2020 18:09:45
Posted by Bandersnatch on 26/08/2020 17:32:59:
Posted by Danny M2Z on 26/08/2020 16:58:36:

My point is that one day, thousands of years ago, somebody had the creative thought to devise and make the very first bow and arrow.

It was some company call "Outrageous Fortune" I think....

I think perchance, you are dreaming.

Thread: Ideas to remove metal before using cutter
25/08/2020 09:37:48
Posted by Michael Gilligan on 25/08/2020 09:08:55:

Andrew & Dave

I am minded of the Raven Paradox: **LINK**

... I will leave you with that thought, whilst I make breakfast angel


I hope that you're not having black tea with you breakfast Michael


Thread: David Noble
24/08/2020 20:16:41
Posted by Jeff Dayman on 24/08/2020 19:52:59:

Hi David, you may indeed have a double. In fact some places will sell you the whole bottle.... smiley

But I think the David Noble Neil's party is trying to contact was the one who used to supply / collaborate with Doug Hewson for lost wax castings and fittings. I understand Doug's son is now helping to operate, or operating, Doug's steam locomotive business interests as "The Steam Workshop". Doug or his son may be able to fill in the details about the status of Mr Noble of detail castings fame (unless in fact that is our David in post above)

Hello Jeff,

No, sorry that's not me. If we meet up sometime though, I will stand you that double


24/08/2020 18:33:49

Are you saying I have a double?


Thread: New Member Intro
20/08/2020 21:36:13

Hello Adrian, welcome to the forum from another Lancastrian smiley


Thread: Measuring tilt angles
13/08/2020 15:08:34
Posted by Oily Rag on 13/08/2020 14:51:56:

Swivel the table! and then check it with a gunlaying clinometer.


Thread: Tapping Mode on Mill
11/08/2020 13:29:32

I can see that I'm going to have to 'Man up'

Many Thanks all, David

11/08/2020 08:40:58

Thank you all but it still seems like black magic to me. Thank you Jason for the suggestion of spiral taps though.

I might give it a go on something unimportant.


10/08/2020 23:24:12

Have a seig SX2.7 mill. It has a tapping mode where, by pressing a button, the motor reverses. I've never used it for two reasons, the first is that I can usually tap perfectly successfully without (famous last words) and the second reason is that I am scared to death of it! As there is no feedback, how can it be used without snapping a tap? Or is there a technique that I don't know about?

Many Thanks, David

Thread: Noob
15/07/2020 16:24:14

Hello Stu, You can't ask questions any more stupid than I have


Thread: New Toy
14/07/2020 23:04:34
Posted by Ady1 on 14/07/2020 22:54:57:

Now be honest

You were going to get it anyway 'cos it's fab

Quite agree. Nice one


Thread: Hammer flipping experiment?
06/07/2020 21:00:39

Very strange, I've just been reading about this

I'm having trouble copying and pasting though. Try Googling "Russian astronaut wing nut"


(edit) Sorry Neil, just spotted the no internet searching bit 




Edited By David Noble on 06/07/2020 21:02:25

06/07/2020 20:42:26






Edited By David Noble on 06/07/2020 22:15:55

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