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Old 03-13-2019, 07:51 PM
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Originally Posted by mikeysp View Post
interestingly, I had a retired corporate mechanical engineer at my place yesterday (sold him something). I mentioned to him this dilema, and he told me he doesn't go this route for stuff for himself. He looks for stuff to copy, as most shapes have been done. As has been mentioned. Interesting.

That's Piss Poor.

Note he is a retired corporate engineer.

Must have rode the peter principle right up the ladder...

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Old 03-14-2019, 02:00 PM
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What they said above. Math and read books on the subject. And there is something to be said about an ACTUAL paper book. Less distractions that way...

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