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by Anders Troberg
Wed Feb 18, 2004 7:24 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: Explosion Proofing
Replies: 2
Views: 2037

Sounds like an awkward solution. Why not do it the simple way and do it like the Soviets did in some LaG-5 during WW2, leading some of the exhausts into the tanks. Same idea, but uses already available resources.
by Anders Troberg
Wed Jan 28, 2004 10:37 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: Europeanese
Replies: 13
Views: 6662

Sweden
1x10^6 = Miljon
1x10^9 = Miljard
1x10^12 = Biljon
Above that, it is not rekommended to use special words, just numeric notation.

Oddly enough, although the words at slightly different, the same applies to Jordan.
by Anders Troberg
Tue Jan 20, 2004 10:24 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: Europeanese
Replies: 13
Views: 6662

It varies from country to country. In Sweden, the following apply: 1,1 is "one comma one" Data elements are separated with semicolons. Period (.) is sometimes used as thousands-separator, but that is not correct usage. 1,13 would be either "one comma thirteen" or "one comma one three", there is no f...
by Anders Troberg
Mon Jan 05, 2004 4:46 pm
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: The BSA
Replies: 12
Views: 4750

Re: The BSA

At least my name for it was cooler: Double Barrel Escopette. That has to count for something...
by Anders Troberg
Mon Jan 05, 2004 9:13 am
Forum: Off topic forum
Topic: The BSA
Replies: 12
Views: 4750

Re: The BSA

Anders, are you there? I was reading your website, and I am pleased to see someone else with a grudge against the BSA. They almost sued me y'know. Tom You mean me? I had hoped to break out of one year of lurking on a little more pleasant subjekt... :-) I had such an elegant idea for a pulsjet which...