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  1. #1
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    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!

    Everything Old is New Again - Pipe Clamp Pads

    I'm sure many of us have had this experience. We "come up" with something only to find that it may have been implanted in our subconscious during a previous experience more than been a case of spontaneous duplicate wizardry. I finally got around to making some better pipe clamp stand/pads a short while back:

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    Well, apparently a fellow had a suspiciously similar idea back in 1994 in Wood magazine.

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    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
    - Arthur C. Clarke

  2. #2
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    Oct 2006
    ABQ NM
    Hayden Jones obviously has a time machine and he went back to the future to steal your idea. The gall of some people.
    When the going gets weird, the weird turn pro. - Hunter S. Thompson
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    Jun 2007
    Oceanside, So. Calif. 5 mi. to the ocean
    Be it 2013 or 1994 the pipe clamp pads you gave me work just great.

    First of all you have to be smarter than the machine.

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