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No Water to Drink!

Now there was no water for the community, and the people gathered in opposition to Moses and Aaron. They quarreled with Moses and said, “If only we had died when our brothers fell dead before the Lord ! 388 more words


Sunday Picture Post - Kyle Field in College Station, Texas


I’m back this Sunday (although it’s late, sorry) with another picture post.  I’ve been getting better with my Sony a7 and decided to take it down to my alma mater today to shoot some pictures of campus as well as Texas A&M’s new football stadium development.   97 more words


Dead in the water?

Remember my big surprise? Tickets for lunch and a sightseeing tour down the mighty Ohio River aboard the paddle-wheel steamer, Belle of Louisville! It was a perfect-weather, blue-sky, day, and I had a wonderful time wandering around the boat, standing in the breeze and watching the water, the people, the sky… Trying to imagine what it must have been like in 1914 when it first sailed. 312 more words

My Story

a DIY Sunfish rudder build [video]

saw this video posted on the Sunfish Forum.

thoughts? it certainly is pretty creative.  also quite simple and fairly low cost.

I didn’t realize you could flatten PVC like that – but I’d worry about it’s long term strength. 104 more words




Section 7 is the construction of the plane’s rudder, the movable vertical control surface that induces or counteracts yaw. Yaw is a motion that is common to vessels moving in water and air. 777 more words


The 'Other' Rudder

“Or take ships as an example. Although they are so large and are driven by strong winds, they are steered by a very small rudder wherever the pilot wants to go.”  - 592 more words