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General Tool Discussion / Re: What's the worst?
« Last post by twiliter on Today at 10:31:06 PM »
"What time is it?"

Dunno, I only wear it when I'm driving my Tesla, let me check my phone...  :P
The Break Room / Re: The Speakeasy
« Last post by Nix on Today at 10:29:55 PM »
Even easier:


2 1/2 oz aged rum
3/4 oz fresh lime juice
1/2 oz simple syrup

Shake with ice. Double strain into a chilled cocktail glass

General Tool Discussion / Re: What's the worst?
« Last post by twiliter on Today at 10:26:31 PM »
Here's the Omega "moon watch" or whatever. 10 grand for a watch you can't read. Junk.  :)
The Break Room / Re: Which edged weapon would you take.........
« Last post by redmond on Today at 10:23:18 PM »
I'm with Lynn - a spear - keeping the other person's blade at a distance is almost everything with edged weapons.

Be that as it may, having no training or skill with said spear, I would take a .45 ACP 1911.
Swiss Army Knights Forum / Re: 365 day EDC challenge
« Last post by Nix on Today at 10:22:57 PM »
Perhaps the question will become "can I stop carrying this tool?"

Think you might find yourself feeling 'naked' without the Spirit?
Swiss Army Knights Forum / Re: 365 day EDC challenge
« Last post by twiliter on Today at 10:19:08 PM »
Day 122, one third of the way there.  :tu:
Edged Tools / Re: Art in knife making
« Last post by Lynn LeFey on Today at 10:18:46 PM »
Those are utterly ridiculous and insanely beautiful knives.

Now I want a crank-open knife.

Leatherman Tools / Re: Juice Level 3 Challenge: 2018 version, April 1-30
« Last post by Nix on Today at 10:16:58 PM »
Awlways seems to be a use for scissors.  :tu:
Swiss Army Knights Forum / Re: SAKMC
« Last post by jalind on Today at 10:11:24 PM »
Oh, and by the way, Unit 27 reporting in!

Real up close.(Image removed from quote.)

Enviado de meu Moto E (4) Plus usando Tapatalk

Was that taken through a loupe?
Very nicely done afocal photo.

Yup. Didn't get the afocal part, I know nothing about these things. I just use it for checking tough to read labels in the insects I'm working with at the museum. Just took my phone to the lens.

Enviado de meu Moto E (4) Plus usando Tapatalk

Afocal photography is holding the camera, with its lens, up to the eyepiece of another optical magnifier, such as a loupe, the eyepiece on a microscope, or the eyepiece of a telescope (or one side of binoculars), or through a magnifying glass. I've done this routinely with microscopes at work as it's the easiest way to document what was found when what we were investigating was placed under a microscope. I've also done it with 5x and 10x loupes when I couldn't get access to a microscope easily, which is why made an educated guess at having used a loupe.

Eyepiece Projection removes the camera lens but keeps the eyepiece on the microscope or telescope.

Prime Focus removes both the camera lens and the telescope or microscope eyepiece, attaching the camera body directly to the microscope, telescope, etc., without camera lens or the eyepiece in the optical train. This method has the least magnification compared to the other two.

My photo above, through the magnifier of one Woodsman, magnifying the Phillips and screw on another Woodsman is another example of afocal photography.
Tools Needed / Re: Needed: Rebar 3D philips & Awl please
« Last post by kaput on Today at 10:09:39 PM »
Day bump
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