[modeleng] Re: Link for anyone interested in valve technology

Nah, all you ned these days is a sonic screwdriver Alan - you can repair / 
restart ANYTHING with one of those, even space ships, just ask the Doctor 
!!! <VBG>


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Alan Stepney" <alan@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
To: <modeleng@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Sent: Tuesday, January 08, 2008 9:26 PM
Subject: [modeleng] Re: Link for anyone interested in valve technology


> Fascinating!
>
> In fact, there is a lot of overlap between model engineering and radio, or
> rather, there used to be in days of valves, when chassis' were sheet metal
> work, and for VHF, assorted turned items were needed.
> Sadly, much of that technology is disappearing.
>
> On one of the other boards, there is a discussion based upon the premise
> that we (the older members) are the last generation who could re-start
> technology in the event of some major global catastrophe.
> Probably true.
>
> http://www.alanstepney.info
> Alan Stepney's Model Engineering, steam, and workshop pages.
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