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Social climber
Asheville, NC
Jan 28, 2013 - 10:45pm PT
Credit: jamatt

Ice climber
chingadero de chula vista
Jan 28, 2013 - 10:47pm PT
^Do you know Gypsy?
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jan 29, 2013 - 12:43am PT
Well, well, well!
mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jan 29, 2013 - 12:44am PT
Go on back to sleep.
Ed Hartouni

Trad climber
Livermore, CA
Jan 29, 2013 - 01:50am PT
Ed Hartouni

Trad climber
Livermore, CA
Jan 29, 2013 - 02:07am PT
some Bob's in Yosemite Valley FA and FFA history:

Bob Ashworth
Bob Bartlett
Bob Bauman
Bob Crawford
Bob Edwards
Bob Finn
Bob Gaines
Bob Grow
Bob Harding
Bob Jasperson
Bob Jensen
Bob Jones
Bob Kamps
Bob Klose
Bob Korte
Bob Madison
Bob Ost
Bob Ramey
Bob Schneider
Bob Shonerd
Bob Skinner
Bob Sullivan
Bob Summers
Bob Swift
Bob Williams

Trad climber
Jan 29, 2013 - 04:54am PT
photo not found
Missing photo ID#287017

Social climber
Jan 29, 2013 - 05:43am PT
hey there all, say...

dee ee got the ol' bob-o-link, up,

here is bob'white:

Credit: neebee


Credit: neebee

bob fuller,back in the day:

Credit: neebee


(dial up, so will have to just post the links):;_ylt=A0PDoKhNogdRTHoA08SJzbkF?p=fishing+bobbins&fr=slv8-msgr&ei=utf-8&n=30&x=wrt&y=Search

bob the builder:


BOB lepine corporation of bufalo, new york:
A trademark on the term "bobby pin" was held for some decades by Bob Lépine Corporation of Buffalo, New York. A trademark infringement claim made by Bob Lépine against Procter & Gamble regarding their naming their home permanent product Bobbi was settled in the 1950s by a payment to Bob Lépine by P&G. The term is now in common usage and therefore is no longer a valid trademark. Similarly, the British "kirby grip" is derived from the trademark Kirbigrip, used by a Birmingham manufacturer of such pins, Kirby, Beard & Co. Ltd.

owd bob:

*good version, by the way...

mouse from merced

Trad climber
The finger of fate, my friends, is fickle.
Jan 29, 2013 - 07:14am PT
Credit: mouse from merced
Another American Bob tale.

The American Bob-tail sounds like my kinda kitty-cat, neebee.
Breeders claim that Bobtails are playful, friendly, energetic and extremely intelligent, but some are born scared, not playful, and not very fast at opening up. American Bobtails have dog-like personalities, often play fetch, and greet their owners at the door. They are very tolerant of being picked up by younger children and handled like a sack of potatoes. They have been known to escape from closed rooms and fastened cages.[1] Bobtails also have a tendency to steal shiny objects and stash them away in a hiding place, requiring owners to know where their cat keeps their hoard when the owner wants to retrieve the items. [This sounds like it was written from personal experience.]

And I saw Bob Fuller a-comin' from miles away, kid. :)

And Ed, ya beat me to it. I woke up thinking Swifter thoughts than usual, but put it down to fast dreaming caused by drinking coffee too late last night. Then I recalled the Lost Arrow and Bob Swift.

Howdy, Swifter!

Ice climber
chingadero de chula vista
Jan 29, 2013 - 09:34am PT
OT (again?), but scroll up and look at those hands again. Notice how much longer the finger fingers are than the others? Look down at your own. Also, just the size. He could play both frets here simultaeously.


Social climber
Jan 29, 2013 - 01:03pm PT
hey there,say, dr f...

oh my, :( if you did start that,it'd be 'boo hoo' :( here...
i'd have to go bye bye, from this thread, and it so far, has been fun...

it IS so nice to just have a thread 'drift along the banks of the ol' creek' in it's own current, without a 'fast stream' from elsewhere
russhing in and changing the water...

that's the neat thing about thread titles--they TELL you where you are
at the moment--they help you find
'waters' that makes or matches you mood--makes the swim more
refreshing that way... :)

though of course, i am just a visitor here... and will regard that
you are able to do so...

god bless--hope you work day is going well...
god bless to your home and family, too...


Trad climber
fort garland, colo
Jan 29, 2013 - 08:49pm PT
Bob D'A
Bob D'A
Credit: slabbo

Bob D'A

Social climber
Jan 30, 2013 - 03:57am PT
hey there say, dr F...

thank your kindness... :)

i will find some fun bob-stuff for this thread tomorrow, :)

happy supertopo eve and god bless to you...

hope all the neat rock-collecting is going well too!

:) i always enjoy that ... maybe you can bump it with some
neat story on how you found some of the collection...

see you all soon!

Social climber
Jan 30, 2013 - 04:03am PT
hey there say, ... wow, it's bob d'a...

he KNOWS what a bob-o-link is and a bob'white, as well, :)

Social climber
Jan 30, 2013 - 04:08am PT
hey there say, all...

bob weight... for all you smart folks, :);
Reason for use

Although a pendulum can theoretically be any shape, any rigid object swinging on a pivot, clock pendulums are usually made of a weight or bob attached to the bottom end of a rod, with the top attached to a pivot so it can swing. The advantage of this construction is that it positions the centre of mass close to the physical end of the pendulum, farthest from the pivot. This maximizes the moment of inertia, and minimises the length of pendulum required for a given period. Shorter pendulums allow the clock case to be made smaller, and also minimize the pendulum's air resistance. Since most of the energy loss in clocks is due to air friction of the pendulum, this allows clocks to run longer on a given power source.

[edit] Use in clocks

Pendulum clock with visible bob
Traditionally, a pendulum bob is a round flat disk, lens-shaped in section, but bobs in older clocks often have decorative carving and shapes characteristic of the type of clock. They are usually made of a dense metal such as iron or brass. Lead is denser, but is usually avoided because of its softness, which would result in the bob being dented during its inevitable collisions with the inside of the clock case when the clock is moved.

In most pendulum clocks the rate is adjusted by moving the bob up or down on the pendulum rod. Moving it up shortens the pendulum, making it beat more quickly, and causing the clock to gain time. In the most common arrangement, the bob is attached to the pendulum with an adjustment nut at the bottom, on the threaded end of the pendulum rod. Turning the nut adjusts the height of the bob. But some bobs have levers or dials to adjust the height. In some precision clocks there is a smaller auxiliary weight on a threaded shaft to allow more fine adjustment. Tower clocks sometimes have a tray mounted on the pendulum rod, to which small weights can be added or removed, to adjust the rate without stopping the clock.

The weight of the bob itself has little effect on the period of the pendulum. However, a heavier bob helps to keep the pendulum moving smoothly until it receives its next push from the clock's escapement mechanism. That increases the pendulum's Q factor, making the motion of the pendulum more independent of the escapement and the errors it introduces, leading to increased accuracy. On the other hand, the heavier the bob is the more energy must be supplied by the clock's power source and more friction and wear occurs in the clock's movement. Pendulum bobs in quality clocks are usually made as heavy as the clock's movement can drive. A common weight for the bob of a one second pendulum, widely used in grandfather clocks and many others, is 15 lbs (6.8 kg).

(never knew this)
man oh man, we sure learn a LOT at the ol' supertopo!


and of course, bob'wire...
seems he is in the fence business, ;)

Dingleberry Gulch, Ideeho
Jan 30, 2013 - 11:45am PT
Quadriplegic in a hot tub.


So now you know.
little Z

Trad climber
un cafetal en Naranjo
Jan 31, 2013 - 09:27am PT
was wondering how long it would take for a photo of Bob D'A to surface

dee ee and Neebee, way to represent the Birds thread with your bird bobs

here's another bird bob, but of a different feather...

Credit: little Z

Sport climber
Jan 31, 2013 - 04:57pm PT
Bobs that are twisted freaks and US senators are a rare breed

Dominican prostitute: Sen. Bob Menendez ‘likes the youngest and newest girls’


Social climber
Jan 31, 2013 - 09:45pm PT
hey there say, little z...

wow, thanks for the 'bird of a different feather'...
used to watch baseball, but yearsssssssssss back...

learning more stuff here at the ol' taco, thanks again!

Ice climber
chingadero de chula vista
Jan 31, 2013 - 11:00pm PT

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