Accidie - 2015-12-30 Meanwhile in America we sit around watching Jersey Shore.
Meerkat - 2015-12-30 That too is a competition between things dropping; in one we are timing the tops and in the other we are timing the bottoms.
15th - 2015-12-31 Other countries think so we don't have to.
Oscar Wildcat - 2015-12-30 It's ironic that the Craftsmen were victorious not because of their superior fabrication skills but due to their deeper understanding of the problem and how to solve it. It's not clear from the clip, but he's hardening the tool steel tip to a point higher than the base metal hardness. Hard enough for the top to penetrate the base and form a dimple, but soft enough not to go bouncing out from the shock of dropping. Such is the stuff dreams are woven...
GravidWithHate - 2015-12-30 I think the machinists top was probably balanced better as the engineer's top was wobbling for a long while before it fell.