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uncle potts

Member Since 17 Dec 2011
Offline Last Active Sep 21 2014 05:24 PM
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In Topic: There are some odd double standards in our society about model building...

02 September 2014 - 02:59 PM

When my kids were in 4-H, some of the projects they did, received almost no input from us as parents at all. There were others that needed some instruction and coaching to help the kids improve their skills, and to help them do a better job. That was ok if the child actually did the work. Sometimes a teacher has to actually show the child how to do something for them to get it. The problem that I see, is that, most people see model building as something children do, that doesn't need any coaching from an adult. They don't appreciate the skills that need to be developed, over time, to produce a top notch model. It's just a toy they put together. Those attitudes won't go away with some people.


In Topic: Closeup slow motion of mild steel on a lathe

19 August 2014 - 11:53 AM

That's very interesting.


In Topic: What Irked You Today?

19 August 2014 - 03:48 AM

The guy that stopped in front of my house, in the middle of the street, to scream at his wife, at 12:15 am. What a JERK!


In Topic: 1959 Olds

04 August 2014 - 02:33 PM

Vast improvement, nicely done.


In Topic: A "Funny" 4 today. Car things going global

03 August 2014 - 12:21 PM

Hard to take seriously.