From: "Michael A. Terrell"
Subject: Re: Best bomb detonator? (Hi FBI)
Date: Sat, 16 Nov 2002 00:34:27 -0500
Organization: Have you seen my bench? No, really! Where is it?
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"Sir Charles W. Shults III" wrote:
> I often wire stuff with all the same color wire. After all, if you know
> what your cabling is and what your pinout is, there is never a problem with it.
> And it also makes it very difficult for anyone to come after you and try and
> monkey with things.
I don't blame you one bit! I usually make gender changers / adapters
with a single color. It was handy when i worked in a factory to walk to
the wire room and tell the woman that I needed 25 pieces of #24 wire six
inches long, with a pin crimped on one or both ends, and that it didn't
matter what color she used. A few minutes later I could pick them up
and finish my fixture. Now, I have to do all my own, and it is easier
to pull one reel of wire to work with, than find space on the bench for
a dozen reels.
> Now, I would imagine that a real explosive device made by some crackpot/evil
> person/terrorist/etc. would be a black box with nothing to indicate anything.
> You would only need one indicator, and it can be heard for a few blocks if it
> Chip Shults
> My robotics, space and CGI web page - http://home.cfl.rr.com/aichip
P.S. How are your projects going?
Michael A. Terrell