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  1. 16th century wheellock pistol - photo

    Started by Altair, Dec 8, 2020 09:51 PM
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  2. Crank-starting a WW2 Panther tank - GIF

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  3. Antique analytical balance - photo

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  4. Constructing NACA's wind tunnel propellers - GIF

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  5. Royal Caribbean Oasis-class cruise ship engine - photo

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  6. Giant micrometer - GIF

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  7. Winchester Model 1866 water-cooled rifle - photo

    Started by Altair, Dec 7, 2020 09:51 PM
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  8. Tool chandelier - video

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  9. Belt-driven ceiling fans - photo

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  10. Mounting an AXA QCTP on a 9x20 lathe

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  11. The house next door...or how to NOT build a house

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  12. Enigma machine found in Baltic Sea - photo

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  13. Man saves friend from electrocution - GIF

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  14. Measuring surface tension using a tensiometer - GIF

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  15. Pneumatic air graver from stainless steel bolt - video

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  16. Welding table - video

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  17. Melting a padlock - GIF

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  18. Building a road with basket backpacks - GIF

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  19. Chain-driven flange stamper - GIF

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