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Comment Re:Eye protection? (Score 1) 97

Yeah, that was my thought too. Eye protection should be the bare minimum when doing something like that - personally after seeing the effect and the not-so-long range, I would not have fired it without a face shield+helmet+heavy protective garments/boots/gloves with little chance of any pieces getting caught long enough to burn through...

Just imagine what would have happened if the shell didn't go as far as it was intended, but landed at his feet...

Comment Re:No label = must not be important (Score 1) 169

As described in the article, they have such tools, but the facility has been remodeled many times over the 60 years it has been in operation so the database is no longer 100% accurate. The database is therefore useful to check which cables *may* be redundant, but one still has to check...

Comment Re:Hail to forced..... (Score 1) 96

Replacing a fuse when you suspect that's the problem, and you're one of the few who isn't scared for taking a screwdriver to a piece of electronics.

Most consumers? Meh, printer's broke, warranty went out last week. Time to buy a new one, now with even more useless buttons and blinky lights!

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