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Post by Carolin » May 14th, 2018, 11:39 pm

Thank you :D
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Post by alyb87 » May 15th, 2018, 2:50 pm

Hi Carolin,

Here's my recording for Chapter 19 Mechanical Flight. Length 31:39.

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/moderninvention_19_williams_128kb.mp3

Let me know if all OK :-)

Thanks

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Post by silverquill » May 15th, 2018, 9:26 pm

ToddHW wrote:
May 13th, 2018, 3:43 am
Here is Chapter 18:

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/moderninvention_18_williams_128kb.mp3

length 16:29

Thanks, Todd
I'm marking this PL OK, but the is a bump or something at 13:04 that you may want to clip out. Entirely up to you.

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Post by Carolin » May 15th, 2018, 10:45 pm

Thank you both :thumbs:
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Post by silverquill » May 18th, 2018, 3:49 pm

alyb87 wrote:
May 15th, 2018, 2:50 pm
Hi Carolin,

Here's my recording for Chapter 19 Mechanical Flight. Length 31:39.

https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/moderninvention_19_williams_128kb.mp3

Let me know if all OK :-)

Thanks

Aly
Beautifully read! Thank you. :clap:

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Post by Carolin » May 19th, 2018, 11:39 pm

Thank you :thumbs:
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Post by Foon » May 22nd, 2018, 8:31 am

May I claim section 5?
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Post by tommack » May 22nd, 2018, 2:41 pm

I'd like to claim section 16 "Types of Car"

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Post by Carolin » May 25th, 2018, 1:02 am

Thank you both :thumbs:
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Post by Foon » May 25th, 2018, 3:23 am

Here's section 5, the Telautograph.


https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/moderninvention_05_williams_128kb.mp3 15:12

Interesting read! I never knew about this thing. :)

One thing I'd like to check; a large part of the section is describing a diagram, with sentences such as
"The pencil is at the junction of two small bars CC’, which are hinged at their other end to the levers AA’."
I pronounced these terms as you would in math (since it's a diagram), as cee-cee-prime and a-a-prime. Hope that's ok?
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Post by Carolin » May 25th, 2018, 9:05 am

Thank you :thumbs:

I think the way you read the diagram is perfectly sensible :thumbs:
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Post by silverquill » May 26th, 2018, 8:51 pm

Foon wrote:
May 25th, 2018, 3:23 am
Here's section 5, the Telautograph.


https://librivox.org/uploads/carolin/moderninvention_05_williams_128kb.mp3 15:12

Interesting read! I never knew about this thing. :)

One thing I'd like to check; a large part of the section is describing a diagram, with sentences such as
"The pencil is at the junction of two small bars CC’, which are hinged at their other end to the levers AA’."
I pronounced these terms as you would in math (since it's a diagram), as cee-cee-prime and a-a-prime. Hope that's ok?
Another nicely read piece!
Yes, I think your treatment of the diagram references is just fine. :thumbs:

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Post by Carolin » May 27th, 2018, 11:59 am

Thank you :thumbs:
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Post by bkhendrick » June 3rd, 2018, 3:31 pm

I would like to claim sections 6 and 7.

6 Modern Artillery - Rifles, Machine guns
7 Modern Artillery - Heavy Ordnance, Exploxives, In the Gun Factory

thanks, Kirk

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