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FullMotoJacket

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Ontario vaccination rate (at least one dose) is 82%, so your graph shows that 18% of the population makes up 46% of the people in ICU. People just in the hospital is closer to the vax-unvax average at 76%. (but still below).
 

nobbie48

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We already do - healthy food is generally exempt from GST while unhealthy food is fully taxed.

Pretty much everything unhealthy that the government doesn't want us to do is taxed. I don't necessarily agree with taxing people who aren't vaccinated, but this isn't a new idea and I don't buy the slippery slope arguments.

"The supply of basic groceries, which includes most food and beverages marketed for human consumption, is zero-rated. However, certain categories of food and beverages such as candies and confectionery and granola products (unless sold as breakfast cereals) are taxable."

I assume that Timbits breakfast cereal isn't taxed. I consider it and many others breakfast candy.
 

timtune

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That styrene smell when you walk past anybody doing resin layups . Did you just do polyester and vinylesters ?
I’m using some epoxies right now , if you follow all the safety guidelines you gown, glove , mask , ventilate the space and roll it out with a 12ft extension pole , preferably through a window in another building.


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Both polyester and epoxy. Large structural stuff. Mirror bowls for level D flight sims and wind turbine blades up 120'.
 

crankcall

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Interesting, I enjoy the work on a very small level .
Just read about a 90ft all carbon fibre sailboat being built in Europe , it has tbe same carbon foot print as 245 BMWs .

Until somebody figures out how to recycle carbon and fibreglass it’s a really dirty business .


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nobbie48

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Interesting, I enjoy the work on a very small level .
Just read about a 90ft all carbon fibre sailboat being built in Europe , it has tbe same carbon foot print as 245 BMWs .

Until somebody figures out how to recycle carbon and fibreglass it’s a really dirty business .


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The term biodegradable gets misused. Eventually most plastics break down into smaller and smaller pieces of plastic and when they are hard to see people think they have gone away, just like the potato peels in the composter. Wrong.

If the glass and carbon fibers are inert to oxygen, UV and the forces of nature they could take a lot longer. Glass, if there was a way of extracting it from the resin, ($$$$) could be re-melted. I don't know the cell structure of carbon fiber and if broken down physically how it differs from soot.

W.E.S.T. system boats: Plastic boats for people that like wood.
 

DownUnder

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Interesting, I enjoy the work on a very small level .
Just read about a 90ft all carbon fibre sailboat being built in Europe , it has tbe same carbon foot print as 245 BMWs .

Until somebody figures out how to recycle carbon and fibreglass it’s a really dirty business .


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So true, wind turbine blades are insanely environmentally unfriendly... we literally just bury them for future generations to deal with.

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nobbie48

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So true, wind turbine blades are insanely environmentally unfriendly... we literally just bury them for future generations to deal with.

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I have to ask "How much and how often"

Why can't they be made into low cost housing units? Sarcasm font.

Somewhat jokingly, has anyone had a competition to find uses for the old and rejected? Pontoon boats, floating docks, playground slides, billboards, portable toilet enclosures.

The challenge: Come up with a dumber idea than mine. :)
 

GreyGhost

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I have to ask "How much and how often"

Why can't they be made into low cost housing units? Sarcasm font.

Somewhat jokingly, has anyone had a competition to find uses for the old and rejected? Pontoon boats, floating docks, playground slides, billboards, portable toilet enclosures.

The challenge: Come up with a dumber idea than mine. :)
Monument to government stupidity and waste? Arranged on parliament hill to give the middle finger to the constituents?
 

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Daughter did an environmental impact study in Sault St Marie for a windpower company. The turbine had a huge impact on the local bat population. Bats eat mosquitoes and the growth of the mosquitoe population would have been potentially dangerous because of West Nile virus. Project cancelled.
It was a good job for a couple of summers tho. Inspecting her gridwork daily for casualties. Found a mutilated fox one morning. Lol.
 

GreyGhost

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Daughter did an environmental impact study in Sault St Marie for a windpower company. The turbine had a huge impact on the local bat population. Bats eat mosquitoes and the growth of the mosquitoe population would have been potentially dangerous because of West Nile virus. Project cancelled.
It was a good job for a couple of summers tho. Inspecting her gridwork daily for casualties. Found a mutilated fox one morning. Lol.
If the fox is related to the wind turbine I need more information. Was it a flying fox?
 

DownUnder

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Haha, when I was in Oz, a teenager picked up one that was roadkill and chased a girl with it. She was unimpressed.
That's dating 101 in Australia, pick up dead stuff and chase girls with it... 😆 on a side note, as kids we would have jellyfish fights on the beach. Pick up the washed up jellyfish and throw them at eachother. Go home looking like we had sever sunburn and stinging like crazy, good times.
 

LePhillou

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That's dating 101 in Australia, pick up dead stuff and chase girls with it... 😆 on a side note, as kids we would have jellyfish fights on the beach. Pick up the washed up jellyfish and throw them at eachother. Go home looking like we had sever sunburn and stinging like crazy, good times.
Hey if you wont have snowball fights, gotta find something
 

crankcall

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I had an acquaintance that made his first million at 25 with a conceptual idea to separate glass fiber from resin . DuPont bought the idea , it was never implemented or even proven , it just went away .
There is some idea now about grinding the fiber and using it as a filler material or bog in some installations, but so far it’s cheaper to use other stuff so…..


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timtune

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So true, wind turbine blades are insanely environmentally unfriendly... we literally just bury them for future generations to deal with.

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Why would they expend all the energy to cut them up, only to bury them. Those bits are likely a third of blade in length. It takes a lots more than a skilsaw to cut thru those.
 

klr_guy

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Why would they expend all the energy to cut them up, only to bury them. Those bits are likely a third of blade in length. It takes a lots more than a skilsaw to cut thru those.
To be able to transport on a tractor-trailer and easier to stack.
 

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