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    There is hope…

    …In the music world. I’m so tired of the death of my musical icons..Then I run across this. Nandi Bushell, 11, challenged Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighter ( previous the drummer for Nirvana) to a “drum...
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    Charlie Watts; dead at 80.

    Well, it’s seaming like I’m posting more obituaries than music these days. Another legend gone. Though never the flashiest or even a hell raiser, Charlie Watts was a rock steady drummer, holding it...
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    Krystle brings up the reason/s to get the shot....

    Krystle brings up the reason/s to get the shot. Yea, the odds are in your favor that you’ll “live” through it, but who would want to risk the “long” Covid symptoms, some thought to be life long. (...
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    I always bought direct ( fresnel-prism.com). I...

    I always bought direct ( fresnel-prism.com). I kept every prism from 1-20D and a 30D and 40D for the rare Hemianope. I’ve never seen one get brittle or discolor. Warning about going direct; they will...
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    This just is splitting nose hairs, but, All...

    This just is splitting nose hairs, but,

    All things being equal, you’d use distance from datum differences. A 35 has a 17.5 datum and a 32 has a 16mm. Difference of 1.5mm. With a known hgt. of 23...
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    Ft lens blanks were cast using 5 in and 3 down...

    Ft lens blanks were cast using 5 in and 3 down for the reasons lensman stated.
  7. Tell him to purchase the lens from that other...

    Tell him to purchase the lens from that other place if they will offer a money back guarantee if he’s not happy. And then tell him to return to you after he finds out that there is no PAL with near...
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    I’m glad you’re still going fishing doc!

    I’m glad you’re still going fishing doc!
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    You sure are leaving money on the table, not...

    You sure are leaving money on the table, not selling Plano’s. ( True to your usual MO..he,he…)…

    Every one of your CL patients are buying Plano’s somewhere. Why not from you? And I guarantee you...
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    Most good camera lenses are glass, not plastic....

    Most good camera lenses are glass, not plastic. Most all have AR coatings. Sometimes, wear scratches, worn areas, are only on the AR. There are AR strippers out there. The cheapest way to proceed is...
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    No More ZZ

    Dusty Hill, bass player for ZZ Top has passed away. I’m getting really bummed at loosing band members I grew up listening to. Thank you Dusty, your music will live forever..

    Here he sings”Tush”,...
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    Just make sure you don’t dress a plated wheel,...

    Just make sure you don’t dress a plated wheel, you’ll just knock the diamonds off it. On bonded wheels, use the gray stone. Soak it in water for a few minutes, get the motor up to full speed, then...
  13. My condolences Meloney for what I’m sure is a...

    My condolences Meloney for what I’m sure is a forced move from Tn. To Ca…

    This is all imho, but if you and the doc work for the same Corp., you’re not in a very good situation. Discuss the...
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    Same as a regular B&M location, you need to...

    Same as a regular B&M location, you need to identify your target market. Economy? Mid priced? Luxury? Lots of kids? 20-30 somethings? Elderly?

    I’ve retired ( congrats to you that you made it!) I...
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    CTA (aka) Chicago; “I’m a Man” ‘69

    Complete with cowbell solo!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WM6l7twOfso
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    Pot calling kettle black…

    Pot calling kettle black…
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    Important: Good post Krystle. Regards to #6, being a...

    Good post Krystle. Regards to #6, being a successful Optician requires 80% Psychology, 20% Ophthalmic knowledge.
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    Yea, they definitely can quit their day jobs.. ...

    Yea, they definitely can quit their day jobs..







    Agreed. Ryan is way better suited for their repertoire. Batio is all about speed metal. He does put on a show though playing over and...
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    That drummer is fantastic! And where the heck did...

    That drummer is fantastic! And where the heck did they find Michael Batio to play Highway Star with them?
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    Yep, adjust the Decentration for prescribed...

    Yep, adjust the Decentration for prescribed lenses (particularly PAL’s), but a Fresnel is usually used for trial/temporary/diagnostic reasons. Another reason to use only one Fresnel when you’re...
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    Note to Fresnel users; Do Not use 2 Fresnel’s!...

    Note to Fresnel users; Do Not use 2 Fresnel’s! You will reduce vision on BOTH eyes if you put one on both lenses, due to VCA’s that prisms induce, especially hi prism amounts. The proper way to...
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    Order a 20D Fresnel and put it on a pair Of his...

    Order a 20D Fresnel and put it on a pair Of his old glasses until the new order comes in. You can order them direct from the maker.
  23. Thread: Slab Off

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    Reasons to slab: *Power difference at 90 is...

    Reasons to slab:

    *Power difference at 90 is over 2D

    * Power imbalance is recent, and won’t be resolved relatively soon. ( example. catx)

    * Patient refuses to wear a CL on affected eye to...
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    Show and tell!!

    Love the L50 Robert! I’ve always wanted a semi-hollow electric...

    3 of my beauties bellow. 1st, my G&L S500 (‘90). Leo Fender/George Fullerton design. Alder body, maple neck, hand wound p/u’s....
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    Test

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