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  1. guitarweasel

    guitarweasel Well-Known Member

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    I put a light bulb in the microwave once, that was pretty cool. :roll:
     
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    [quote author=guitarweasel link=topic=17676.msg219221#msg219221 date=1220911855]
    I put a light bulb in the microwave once, that was pretty cool. :roll:
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    Somehow that doesn't seem like the brightest of ideas. And considering how old you are you couldn't possibly have been any younger than 30 when you did it :razz:
     
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    [quote author=Zeppelin Rules link=topic=17676.msg219225#msg219225 date=1220912268]


    Somehow that doesn't seem like the brightest of ideas. And considering how old you are you couldn't possibly have been any younger than 30 when you did it :razz:
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    Nah....I just did it the other day, back when they were called Radar Ranges. ;D
     
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    [quote author=guitarweasel link=topic=17676.msg219232#msg219232 date=1220914237]
    Nah....I just did it the other day, back when they were called Radar Ranges. ;D
    [/quote] Yea, and they were real BIG and heavy back then.
     
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    I knew someone would remember stuff from back then !!
     
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    [quote author=John J link=topic=17676.msg219237#msg219237 date=1220915794]
    Yea, and they were real BIG and heavy back then.
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    Tha Amana Radar Range... Those were the days. We were too poor to buy one but my best friend had one of the first. Could partake in some herbal stimulation and then cook a burger in 1 minute. Back then that was something. :)
     
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    [quote author=guitarweasel link=topic=17676.msg219238#msg219238 date=1220917049]
    I knew someone would remember stuff from back then !!
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    I guess you're not the only old fart around here ;D
     
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    [quote author=guitarweasel link=topic=17676.msg219238#msg219238 date=1220917049]
    I knew someone would remember stuff from back then !!
    [/quote] There used to be a drive in theater ( remember those passion pits?) here that had one in the concession stand. It had the old style rotary timer switch. I learned early on that you had to take the foil wrapper OFF the burger before cooking. They have a tendency to catch on fire. Those were the days. Practicin...
     
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    [quote author=Zeppelin Rules link=topic=17676.msg219247#msg219247 date=1220926689]


    I guess you're not the only old fart around here ;D
    [/quote] No he's not. Enjoy your life while you're young, then when you get to be 50++ you can smile and laugh about all the fun and dumb stuff you did.
     
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    [quote author=John J link=topic=17676.msg219286#msg219286 date=1220995625]
    No he's not. Enjoy your life while you're young, then when you get to be 50++ you can smile and laugh about all the fun and dumb stuff you did.
    [/quote] Yeah and another funny thing is by the time they realize that with age comes wisdom, it's too late. They will be already be aged. Then they will have to convince the youth how wise THEY are. ;D Some yoots today think they have already peaked at wisdom. The sad part is they probably have.
     
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    ........ wisely said bradsure! :coolsmiley:
     
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    [quote author=guitarweasel link=topic=17676.msg219221#msg219221 date=1220911855]
    I put a light bulb in the microwave once, that was pretty cool. :roll:
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    Oh dear me! :idiot: :rofl:
     
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    [quote author=John J link=topic=17676.msg219286#msg219286 date=1220995625]
    No he's not. Enjoy your life while you're young, then when you get to be 50++ you can smile and laugh about all the fun and dumb stuff you did.
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    Not did.....still doing...... :D :D :D

    Going airsofting on Saturday at the coolest CQB MOUT place.
    Gonna bring a brand new M4 running an 11.1V LiPo battery and shoot spaghetti streams of plastic bbs.
    I should have lots of major welts and bruises for the next 2 weeks. The difference is that when younger they went away in a week.

    http://jericho.vanillaholdings.com/...eapons-of-fate-video&catid=39:team-videos
     
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    [quote author=Spunky link=topic=17676.msg219291#msg219291 date=1221006038]
    Not did.....still doing...... :D :D :D


    [/quote] I still do too but with restrictions. I've slowed down a bunch. And I don't like getting all banged up anymore.No wonder they call you Spunky. My racecar is about all the abuse I can take.
     
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    I can't go there...or on a roller coaster either as my back is too FUBAR.
    I walk fast in the airsoft game, no diving to the ground or rolling.
    I can crouch and crawl and walk.
    The advantage I have is that I'm a crack shot and have USARMY recon training.
    Oh yeah...I'm patient in my old age and wait for the shot.
    ;D
     
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    Okay, I've been resisting telling you all about my microwave trick, but it is both spectacular and childish. It was explained to me by my former boss, who is an innovative radiofrequency engineer.

    Take a grape. (No kidding, a real, juicy table grape.) Cut it in half, but not all the way through. Don't sever the two halves. Your grape device must have a small flap of grape skin connecting its two halves. Delicately, without tearing the flap of skin, put the two lobes side-by-side in your microwave oven. My strong suggestion is that you put a little cup of water in there too, so you don't burn out your oven. Do not put any paper towel or combustible materials in there to absorb the grape juice. Turn on your oven, but put your finger on the stop button as you watch.

    The grape acts as a microwave antenna, and it develops a spectacular electrical current through its little flap of skin. It bursts into flame, and sometimes explodes, within about 20 seconds. You might make a mess, but it is only a grape.

    Without the cup of water, you can hear the noise from the oven undergo an intense change when combustion occurs. I am a bit afraid that this rapid switch in impedance could damage the magnetron in some ovens, so I suggest adding a small cup of water to provide a steady load. Don't put in too much water, or it will steal energy from your grape, suppressing explosion.

    Take these instructions at your own risk, but I have done this about 20 times in several different ovens with no problems except for the mess. Kids love it, but it might set a bad example for them.
     
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    There's a program in the UK called Brainiac, they put thinks in microwaves so you don't have to.

    [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z1Wegnjmd-8[/youtube]
     
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    Here's something I bet you didn't think you could uh.......blow up in a microwave. Useful information.
    [youtube]http://uk.youtube.com/watch?feature=related&v=TZdy2lHSPJM[/youtube]
     
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    Excellent! now I don't have to custom order them........wait, I'm married, you guys never heard me say that. ;D
     

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