Words of Advice:

"Never Feel Sorry For Anyone Who Owns an Airplane."-- Tina Marie

"
If Something Seems To Be Too Good To Be True, It's Best To Shoot It, Just In Case." -- Fiona Glenanne

"
Flying the Airplane is More Important than Radioing Your Plight to a Person on the Ground
Who is Incapable of Understanding or Doing Anything About It.
" -- Unknown

"There seems to be almost no problem that Congress cannot, by diligent efforts and careful legislative drafting, make ten times worse." -- Me

"What the hell is an `Aluminum Falcon'?" -- Emperor Palpatine

"Eck!" -- George the Cat

Friday, January 20, 2017

Because It's Friday


I presume that tuning a calliope is a lost art.

3 comments:

New Jovian Thunderbolt said...

"I presume that tuning a calliope is a lost art."

HAHAHAHAHAHAHAHA!

Eck! said...

It is hard to do as the heat tends to shift the tuning.

Also its notable that they are normally tuned a bit discordant to the sharp side.

But that one needs to be hit with a hammer (tuning tool).

Eck!

Stewart Dean said...

Every year at Derby Day (speaks the guy raised in Louisville, KY) there was a race between the Delta Queen sternwheeler (big and fast) and the Belle of Louisville, (the city's s/w, slower but more maneuverable). But before that there was the calliope duel. The only musical instruments that are dueling weapons
DQ
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q1-pPTDqNfI
BL
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ohOJksxnoE0