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Technical Datasheets and Real Power Sources.

Picture 1: Discharge data for a Duracell AA Alkaline Battery

I have been thinking for some time now about talking about technical data sheets. Luckily, while researching the net for some information about batteries for the electrical theory post, I found a very good example. This also lets us get back into talking about

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Episode 51 – Vertical Gardening Arbors

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The top of an arbor T post

Why is this a good idea?

Many common vegetables are vining plants. Examples are cucumbers, squash, pumpkins and melons. These plants if given a chance will attach themselves to trellis supporting the vine. By encouraging these plants to do so, the fruit will be off the ground,

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Episode 22 – Nominal and Plumb-bob revisited

 

Several things are discussed in this episode. First, I discuss the many ways you can connect with me and this site.

via E-mail — there is a menu item on the home page of this site named “Contact me” and that provides the e-mail address which is garyfox@create-and-make.com

On the main page there are

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Episode 20 – Nominal Sizes

An end view of a 2X4.

Nominal sizes are sizes that mean something other than the obvious.

For example a 1 1/2 inch pipe has no dimension that is 1 1/2 inches, but a 1 1/2 inch pipe is always the same size. Similarly, there is no dimension on a 2X6 inch piece of lumber that is either 2 inches or

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