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foot tools

 
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torque is measured in foot pounds so why use your hands. foot tools could also be used in conjuntion with hand tools to stave off autommation for one more year.
bob, Apr 05 2018

clay footing http://www.miningma...elling-in-the-deep/
[not_morrison_rm, Apr 05 2018]

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       "Clay-kicking – also known as ‘working on the cross’ – had been developed in the UK for driving tunnels through clay-based geology for sewer, road and railway works... It used leg power to dig rather than hand tools such as picks or mattocks..."   

       See link
not_morrison_rm, Apr 05 2018
  

       // torque is measured in foot pounds //   

       Only in very primitive societies. Advanced civilizations use the SI unit oif torque, which is the Newton-metre.
8th of 7, Apr 05 2018
  

       Would you walk the torque?
pertinax, Apr 05 2018
  

       If your foot pounds the ground, the answer is yes.
8th of 7, Apr 05 2018
  

       Why on Earth is a toque measured in foot pounds? Is this a Newfie thing?   

       More of a sad anachronism, actually.
8th of 7, Apr 05 2018
  

       It could also be measured in bushel-chains or peck-furlongs I suppose.
pocmloc, Apr 05 2018
  

       For true historical validity, cubit-talents (length and weight from Pharonic Egypt) would be appropriate.
8th of 7, Apr 05 2018
  

       These non-metric measurements are not benevolent. Torque of the devil.
Ian Tindale, Apr 05 2018
  

       Don't get all up tight about it, [IT] - it's just a wind-up.
8th of 7, Apr 06 2018
  

       Ah, now you spring that on me. It’s not as if upon finding an item of stationary stationery I can’t resist imparting a driving pulse onto a resonant mechanically coupled system formed from the edge of a table. As a rule.
Ian Tindale, Apr 07 2018
  

       You seem to have got the measure of the problem, then; the answer is now ver nier.
8th of 7, Apr 07 2018
  
      
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