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Old 09-01-2021, 05:57 PM   #21
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A few quotes from Henry Ford: #1;"If you think you can do a thing or think you can't do a thing, you're right." #2: Failure is simply the opportunity to begin again, this time more intelligently." #3: When everything seems to be going against you, remember that the airplane takes off against the wind, not with it." Stay with your dreams and they'll get accomplished.
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Old 09-01-2021, 08:22 PM   #22
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I think you can find a job at the age of 16 but they won't pay you that much unless you have experience.
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Old 09-01-2021, 11:54 PM   #23
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I think you can find a job at the age of 16 but they won't pay you that much unless you have experience.
Yea i guess your right
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Old 09-02-2021, 11:21 AM   #24
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Hang in there and try your best to be patient. I was in your shoes at the age of 12. My Dad had the foresight to save his father's 1926 Model T Coupe, but it was in bad shape, stored outside, etc. It needed a complete restoration. The old iron pistons were rusted in the block from it being stored outside for awhile at my Uncle's farm after we moved. I remember falling in love with that cool old car but had absolutely no idea how to fix it up. I dreamed of driving it someday, but of course at age 12 starting a restoration was beyond my means and Dad had 7 kids to feed so money for restoration was just not there. As I got further into my teens I met others who did Model T restoration and learned things. Yeah, it wasn't until I was in my early 20's and had a decent paying job that I could afford to really start the restoration. However, while I was waiting I learned welding, some basic machining skills, and some painting skills from a wise old neighbor. This gave me a foundation to apply when the time came. I am 65 now and know it is hard to be patient when you are young. Nobody likes to be told to wait! But if you keep the passion burning, the time will come. Learn what you can about these cars, maybe buy some books, learn some skills or at least research them on line. Best wishes and keep at it!
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I bought my first car, Model A at the age of 14. I mowed everybody lawns in the neighborhood and a few farther out. That didn't pay much but I didn't spend any of it on trivial stuff. Anything can be done if you work at it.
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Don't give up; I remember that when I was about 6 or so, I watched Laurel and Hardy movies that were shown on TV on Saturday afternoons.
I caught the Model T bug fast.
All I thought about was Model T's and how great they were and I dreamed of someday owning one.
I joined the local Vintage Car Club of Canada chapter and got to meet lots of old car enthusiasts.
It came to pass one day when I was older, a Model T Ford touring came up for sale and I ended up buying it.
Be patient, your day will come too!

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You dont use conjPO in your conjugated vertex, ie I dont expect any change in the corresponding mixing matrix. The question is: is PO and the rotation matrix real in general?

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Can you put that into English? Or at least context.
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