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(Tech Xplore)   Okay, but will get me elected President of the Galaxy?   ( divider line
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2021-09-16 6:54:29 PM  
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No, only the Worst Dressed Sentient Being in the Known Universe Award
2021-09-17 7:14:49 AM  
1 vote:
Can we get it with a softer hand and maybe a built in lube dispenser?
2021-09-17 8:34:04 AM  
1 vote:
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2021-09-17 11:09:57 AM  
1 vote:

2fardownthread: An invention that really would need to be used to be appreciated.

Seems kind of dumb, but I needed one of these things this morning trying to do some cabinet work by myself. I constantly found myself in the wrong place with a tool just out of reach, or... with too few hands. One hand for a measuring tape, one for a level, one for a drawer rail, one for a marker, one for a drill, one to hold a screw. It was... really frustrating.

It is a sleeper genius invention of the century. Anyone heard the phrase, "one armed paper hanger?" That is not referring to a forger being hunted down by THE FUGITIVE. Often, tasks force a person to use odd sequences or algorithms to do simple things. The only reason is that we have two hands and not three.

KInd of... want...

I bet if you just used the thing, pretty soon you would be doing all kinds of crazy things, and really fast. Tying knots, soldering or welding, car repair, plumbing, construction...

A third arm is not a fifth wheel. I bet it could double or triple productivity in certain fields.

Came here to post basically this. In fact, just this last weekend, I was working on my vehicle and had to ask the wife to come out to the garage to help because I needed a third hand I just didn't have

Then I realized the most common use would end up being this:

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