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Jan 8, 2008, 11:20 AM

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Re: [dingus] Link Cam Report
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dingus wrote:
I think its cool to put one's money where one's mouth is. Healyje spent a hundred bucks give or take, to put his hand-wringing theory to test.


And what's more he posted the results even though they were quite contrary to his stated expectations. So he healyje has integrity as well..........

No question. As far as shaking his hand Dingus, if you do it soon, the imprint of the link cam is most likely still on it, he cranked hard.

The file has to get uploaded to my wifes Mac, as I'm out tonight, I should have that available tomorrow.

A statistician may say that the test was meaningless, as there was no corresponding numbers to indicate what forces were actually being applied. Certainly summer Healyje is stronger than winter healyje for instance, but by what percentage and what is the ultimate strength there?

I am looking into making a hydrolic testing device (I should say I'm looking into paying to have one built as my friend Andrew Trzynka has the brains and aptitude for this as I do not.

Certainly the flaring force multiplier phenomenon should be looked at further, if nothing else due to curiosity, despite the fact that it appears to rarely been seen in the wild.

Meantime while you wait for me to download the video, I think that despite all the wrangling and internet yowling, it's a good thing to gather as much information and intelligence as possible. In that vein, this added to our collective knowledge base.

Regards to all


edited to add words

(This post was edited by billcoe_ on Jan 8, 2008, 11:24 AM)

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