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#73964 - 01/06/07 05:17 PM New Guy on the block
Airborne-Ed Offline
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Registered: 01/04/07
Posts: 18
Loc: Bucks County ,Pa USA
Hi Everyone ,Please let me introduce myself.I have visited this forum for a few years and have realy enjoyed the wealth of info that is advailble from every one. Here is some of my backround ,Redsy who post on here sometimes is first a good friend of mine and we both worked at the same company for over 20 years till my plant closed down 2years ago. I Served a formal apprenticeship as a industrial electrician back in the 70s the company folded afew years after that.then I went to work as a maintenance Mechanic for 21 years till the plant closed down. Now I work for another place and back in the electrical trade again .So about 99.9%of the time I will be asking for every one's help.
Please forgive the typing on this posting. Beginners mistakes.Again Thank you for understanding Everone. Airborne-Ed
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#73965 - 01/06/07 06:16 PM Re: New Guy on the block
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Registered: 06/11/05
Posts: 823
Loc: Rahway, New Jersey
Welcome to ECN, Ed!

Assuming Airborne is an Army referrence... I'm Navy Seabee guy myself.

#73966 - 01/06/07 07:20 PM Re: New Guy on the block
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Registered: 01/21/03
Posts: 1721
Loc: New Jersey
Welcome, Ed

"the plant closed down"

That is becoming a common phrase, in many areas, it seems more plants are closing, then opening, good to hear you found other employment, If we can be of any help, just drop in for a visit.


#73967 - 01/06/07 07:28 PM Re: New Guy on the block
Lostazhell Offline

Registered: 02/21/04
Posts: 1248
Loc: Bakersfield, CA (Originally Or...
Welcome to ECN Ed!

Just wanted to also drop a note to feel free to click the yellow ECNChat oval on the left side of your screen... Alot of the regulars are in there on M,W,F and Saturdays, another great way to introduce yourself.

#73968 - 01/06/07 09:04 PM Re: New Guy on the block

Registered: 12/08/05
Posts: 862
Loc: Titirangi, Akld, New Zealand
Weclome to ECN ed !!

This is a great place to be, and discuss electrical matters with knowledge and input from all over the world.

Happy New Year
Raymond (RODALCO)
The product of rotation, excitation and flux produces electricty.

#73969 - 01/07/07 06:27 AM Re: New Guy on the block
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Registered: 01/04/07
Posts: 18
Loc: Bucks County ,Pa USA
Thanks for the warm welcome from everybody.and to Shockme77 ,Yes I was a combat wounded Army Paratrooper over Nam. I remember one time just getting out of the jungles and having to pull guard duty on a navy seabee crane right on the south china sea beach for the night.The following morning we went back to the Seabee camp and were treated like their brothers.You people had the best chow I ever had over there ,But we all got sick from eating real food ,Since we were always use to eating dehydrated food .It was one of the few good memories from there. Again Everyone thanks for the welcome. Airborne-Ed

#73970 - 01/07/07 07:21 AM Re: New Guy on the block
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Registered: 11/04/05
Posts: 786
Loc: Chicago, Il.
Welcome to ECN, Ed! I have 176 jumps but never had to worry about anyone shooting at me. (except maybe one angry farmer in Ohio when I landed in his wheat) Thank you for your military service! I know that you've had lots of PLFs but I'm glad you seem to have landed on your feet now.

#73971 - 01/07/07 07:56 AM Re: New Guy on the block
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Registered: 07/08/06
Posts: 273
Loc: Sale Creek, TN USA
I would also like to say WELCOME! Thanks for your service to our country, my hats off to you sir.

Luke Clarke
Electrical Planner for TVA.

#73972 - 01/07/07 08:32 AM Re: New Guy on the block
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Registered: 08/11/01
Posts: 7693
Loc: Norfolk, England
And my hat too. It's not something that all of us could take.

Glad you've decided to jump in and participate after browsing for so long Ed. Welcome aboard.

#73973 - 01/07/07 09:48 AM Re: New Guy on the block
Roger Offline

Registered: 05/18/02
Posts: 1779
Loc: N.C.
Welcome aboard Ed.


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