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Blair's Burnt Offerings My weblog about .NET and other worldly things October 2005 Entries
Flying in a Beech Expeditor
I'm a member of the Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum. One of the cool benefits of being a member is the membership flight in a vintage aircraft. This weekend I went on a 1/2 hour flight on a Beech E18S Expeditor. I really enjoyed the intimate nature of this small transport plane. I listened as pilots worked their way through the checklist and watched them hand-pump the fuel into the engines for startup. I am trying to volunteer in the museum archives, but lately it seems my wife is volunteering ......

Posted On Sunday, October 16, 2005 7:35 PM

Fixing your Abacus
After months of my cheap Abacus SPOT watch constantly resetting, I found this on the internet: I'll reproduce the post here (thanks a million, Kas) in case the page disappears: “If your watch re-sets when you shake it try this:1. Open your watch by removing the 4 screws on the back. Then geta flat object to take off the back cover.2. Check to see if there is a space between the battery and the battery holder.3. If there is fold up a piece of tape ......

Posted On Thursday, October 13, 2005 11:58 PM

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