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“We will not see diseases like the coronavirus come here..and isn't it refreshing when contrasting it with the awful presidency of President Obama."
-- Trump Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany, 2/25/20

"I don't take responsibility for anything." --Donald Trump, 3/13/20

"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.


New Jovian Thunderbolt said...

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


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).


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