Shoddy Hardware (Was: Re: WW fixtures (was Re: "New" PDP-8))

From: Chad Fernandez <>
Date: Wed Apr 3 23:31:42 2002

Doc wrote:
> Well, I guess "confiscated" was the wrong term. My checked baggage
> was checked, my ride dropped me and left, and my only option was to
> leave it there or leave with it. So if Jim hadn't been on shift, I'd
> have probably lost my light.
> It _felt_ like confiscation, and I _was_ upset.

I see.

> Nah, I think the scope shows depth, and I usually have a stack 3/4" or
> more if I have any. The experienced personnel pretty much expect that
> it's foils, but the rookies, and there are a lot of rookies this year,
> handle the bag very very gently. As I said, even the veterans don't
> want it opened till after they check for residues.

3/4 of an inch??? Wow, that would be several presentations, I hope!

> My sister-in-law doesn't mind any of that. It's the guys wearing camo
> and carrying AR-15s that put her off. She won't step into an airport.

AR-15? I didn't know the military used them. Sure there not M-16's?

Chad Fernandez
Michigan, USA
Received on Wed Apr 03 2002 - 23:31:42 BST

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