[nSLUG] White Elephant (Was: Slack upgrade (Was: USB storage hot-swap...))
bbaydar at gmail.com
Mon May 19 20:31:38 ADT 2008
>Drifting a bit off-topic: I recently found a running diesel engine of
>suitable size and acceptable price to power the White Elephant 
>sitting in my yard. No major documentation on-line that I could find.
>Bought the shop manual from Deutz on CD, $110. It has everything that
>I *don't* really need to know in typical Germanic precision & detail,
>in four languages. Has none of the particular details that I *do*
>need to know and, to top it off, it's a single 780-page PDF of scanned
>page images so the "text" isn't text and isn't searchable.
> White Elephant: 300# Alldays & Onions air hammer. Details on my
> web site. No Linux relevance.
Took a bit of poking around to find it on your site, but very cool
details and pics. (
Have you considered running the PDF through some of the various OCR
software out there?
Baha Baydar http://www.hyperion.org
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