Interesting Video Finds Part 4

Monocrom

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Honestly, the most interesting video I've stumbled across in a very long time on YT. I think ny fellow car-lovers on CPF will get a kick out of it....
 

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I found this fascinating. I knew that you could magnetize ferrous metals by hitting them with a strong magnetic field, but I didn't know that you could actually hear the magnetic domains in the metal getting lined up.

 

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One of my Springtime tasks this year will be to replace the rear tires on my riding lawn mower.
I thought that I might have to bring them to a lawn mower repair shop to have them swap them off of, and back onto the rims.

I may not have thought of using ratchet tie down straps as an accessory tool to aid in seating the tires to the rims.

 

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PBS has an interesting 3-part documentary on the Prohibition; lots of intriguing old film footage and stills, as well as historic detail.

Dave
 

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Turns out Ive been tying them right my whole life. To be honest, Ive never seen anyone trying them the "wrong" way, as shown in this video, but how often do we pay attention to such things anyhow? Certainly none of my family members does. Maybe its less common in Europe? It certainly explains why I never had any trouble with laces becoming undone.
 

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Turns out Ive been tying them right my whole life. To be honest, Ive never seen anyone trying them the "wrong" way, as shown in this video, but how often do we pay attention to such things anyhow?
The terminology used in the video is cumbersome, but the first "hack" looks to be describing a granny knot vs a square knot - the latter of which is more secure. The way I've always heard a square knot described is left over right, right over left; the inverse works equally well. And yes it's been my observation that the granny knot is more common due to its simpler execution.

The second "hack" has two shortcomings. One, it is likely to rip out the uppermost eyelet. Two, it's unworkable if your ankles are on the larger end of the scale for that shoe size.
 

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Hey, if your shoes or boots stay on your feet for hours after tying the laces.... You've tied them on the right way.
 

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