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      The Report function of the forum works well. If you see someone acting up, acting out, or just being an okole, use the Report function. It works! I have it set up so it not only sends me an email, but that email is then marked with a flag, and get's put to the top of my email list. I will try to access/look at the report/topic as soon as possible, but remember, I'm on a six hour time delay, and other mods not only have a life, but a real job as well.  k den


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  • Birthday 05/21/1959

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  • Location Northfield,Ohio
  • Full Name John Urminski

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  1. JohnU added a post in a topic Old blade disposal?   

    I'm a tool and die maker. Take my excess used blades to work and toss em in the scrap steel hopper. 
  2. JohnU added a post in a topic Another use for modeling clay   

    Simple elegant idea! Thanks!
  3. JohnU added a post in a topic hobby shops in Cleveland, Oh area   

    Stewart's Hobbies in Whilloughy
    Depot Train and Hobby
    4342 West 130th St. Cleve. OH
    Been to both places, nice selection of kits, and supplies. 
    Stewarts in Whilloughby has a better selection of vintage kits though. If you go, check out Whilloughby brewery down the street. Great food and craft beer if your so inclined!👍
  4. JohnU added a post in a topic Flushable wipes ha!   

    Saw something on TV about London sewers being clogged with what they call a "fatberg" the size of a bus. It consisted of food fats, wet whips and other such "flushables" that don't break down like the manufacturerers claim. It had to be removed before it caused flooding. Big fun for the sanitation department!
  5. JohnU added a post in a topic Throwing Away Old Stuff..   

    I don't toss stuff nearly as much as I should as well! The eyeglass lenses got me thinking I do the same thing! Multiple old scripts filling a drawer! My rationale is that good money was spent and seems a waste to throw away! Even though they're unusable. Same with old computers and electronics, clothes, magazines....you get the picture. D.mn, I need to clean out my garage and basement!LOL!
  6. JohnU added a post in a topic X-Acto with an LED Light built in - Hobby Lobby   

    Gotta get one of these to help with BMFing like everyone else has mentioned. Just bought a new Dewalt drill with a built in light and love it! This idea for the knife is just as "brilliant"!😄
  7. JohnU added a post in a topic Wetted nitrocellulose reclassified   

    The type I'm familiar with is magicians flash paper used for on stage pyro effects.
  8. JohnU added a post in a topic smiley faces   

    That's poop?! I thought it was chocolate ice cream!😇
  9. JohnU added a post in a topic Global Alien Oreo Conspiracy Theory   

    If you're really into kooky conspiricy internet logic, google the Mandella effect!
  10. JohnU added a post in a topic Painting tests for new colors   

    Section 3. Composition/information on ingredients
    Ingredient name
    % by weight
    Lt. Aliphatic Hydrocarbon Solvent Med. Aliphatic Hydrocarbon Solvent Toluene
    Methyl Ethyl Ketoxime
    32.86 15.66 15.04 11.16 7.7 0.3 0.14
     Any concentration shown as a range is to protect confidentiality or is due to batch variation.
    There are no additional ingredients present which, within the current knowledge of the supplier and in the concentrations applicable, are classified as hazardous to health and hence require reporting in this section. 
    Taken from the SDS on Kylon's web site.
  11. JohnU added a topic in Model Building Questions and Answers   

    Ford van Sliding Side Door
    Got my MCM issue 201 and got excited when I saw the Down n Dirty article dirt bikes with the van. Very cool little bikes but I need to know how to get that side door on the van to slide open and closed. Got one in my stash I'm holding off on building till I can get this figured out. Any ideas? Thanks, figured if anyone would know it would have to be here!
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  12. JohnU added a post in a topic Oops...self-driving cars perhaps not quite ready for prime time yet.   

    Frankly, I'm all for the back up cameras on vehicles! Fantastic safety feature! Have one on my pickup and it eliminates the huge blind spot from the top of the tailgate, bumper to the ground! Can't count the number of near misses it helps to avoid! Yeah, I still use all my mirrors! This feature augments there use. Why do you think they use them on school buses?
  13. JohnU added a post in a topic Most of my models are water damaged   

    They'l dry up on your radiator all right, more likely melt into a pile of plastic goo!
  14. JohnU added a post in a topic Anything Good at Harbor Freight?   

    Don't waste your money on those mini drills! The really small ones don't have points on them and don't cut worth a carp! Get the tiny drills from micro mart instead! Cost a little more but work!😉