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Linkage Beta 3.1.20

I fixed a few more bugs and there is now a new Beta test release of the Linkage software: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage.msi Windows XP and modern 64 bit versions: http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkageXP.msi http://www.rectorsquid.com/beta/linkage64.msi The selection dialog box was not selecting things correctly. If I were a drinker, I would say that I…

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New Features Coming to Linkage 3.x

I’m working on a adding a text message under the dimensions entry box int he tool bar. When you click on a connector and the text box shows x and y coordinates, the text under the box will show “x, y coordinates” or something like that. If you…

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15 Miles and Counting…

I made it 15 miles in the kayak on Saturday (Aug 19 2017). It was really neat to go around Deadman Point and see Cave Rock and South Lake Tahoe. The Route I took went around and into Glenbrook Bay and included a small detour at the end…

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Kayaking Across The Bay

Starting at Sand Harbor in the evening. The point, just above the boat being launched, is the destination four miles away. I hope to get there in an hour. The pictures were taken through a phone dry-bag so the quality is not quite great. The destination has been…

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New Linkage 3.4.7 With Oscillating Inputs

Get it here: http://blog.rectorsquid.com/download-linkage/ I just added an Oscillation Limit Angle to the connector properties. If set to something above zero, the input will oscillate back and forth to that number of degrees and back. This number is always positive so you must use the RPM value sign…

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Milling

My dad gave me his old million machine. It’s a Benchmaster mill and it works pretty dang well compared to using a hack saw and filing. Benchmaster (banana for scale) I’ve learned a lot about milling in the last few weeks, but nothing that would get written in…

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Coconut coffee milk ice cream

They were both Chinese immigrants to America—my father was a mechanic and my mother took care of the family. They taught me to work hard, take opportunities, accept responsibility and eschew cowardice, less by explicit direction and more by implicit influenc

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