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Why pay for a mount?

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😆😆😆😆

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"If builders built like software coders write software, the first woodpecker to come along would destroy civilization..."
Information, you get not; if incorrect question, you ask..
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sbrownian wrote: Mon Apr 19, 2021 3:45 pm "If builders built like software coders write software, the first woodpecker to come along would destroy civilization..."
I used that many times in my career, but we should be nice. Its hard writing code, you have to use words not found in nature.
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I didn't pay for a mount either...used some 1inch square aluminum tubing. Screwed to the wall.
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OB is missing an opportunity here. There should be an accessory mounting kit featuring Legos.

Or my choice: two finish nails going into a log.
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I used a scrap 2x2 on my quadfxs
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This has turned into a "who made the cheapest mount" thread. Maybe not a good thread for panel mounting.
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ralphday224 wrote: Sat Apr 24, 2021 4:22 am This has turned into a "who made the cheapest mount" thread. Maybe not a good thread for panel mounting.
I didn’t consider cost, just what appropriate material I had on hand. Guess I could have just let it hang by the cables.
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Our mount with our 'wilson.'

One day I may need this to see me through.
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ralphday224 wrote: Sat Apr 24, 2021 4:22 am This has turned into a "who made the cheapest mount" thread. Maybe not a good thread for panel mounting.
I made a mount out of a billet of platinum that I custom milled with a Roku-Roku 6 axis CNC lathe with 400' bed I bought from Boeing surplus as they sold off their Washington state manufacturing facilities.

The Mate was mounted with boron-chrome screws milled for the job.

🤣🤣🤣🤣

There, it just became, "who made the most expensive (and fictitious) mount" thread.

🤣🤣🤣🤣
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Shoot, forgot to include the piece of aluminum angle and the velcro (new, but on hand). Screws were new too.
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Mate3 with my Wilson. Forgive the cobweb:

(gosh I can't wait to have a real internet connection)
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mounted on a log cabin wall. Sweet!
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JR, does Wilson talk back to you?
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ralphday224 wrote: Sun Apr 25, 2021 4:49 am JR, does Wilson talk back to you?
Nah, Wilson is telepathic. So is this guy:
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His telepathic message must be on a permenant loop: "I'm so cute! Pick me up! Bacon is evil!"
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