While I like the articles about all the AR-15 variations (it's an Erector Set
for grown-ups who like to build), I really enjoy the articles on older military and sporting arms.
They're more like a kid's Erector Set
with a limited caliber choice.
It's like putting together an erector set
, so when the inside of your long bones are hollow, a stem or a rod would go up inside of the bone and then the missing bone is replaced with various tubular segments, and then the artificial hip or knee joint is put in.
It's a stunning marriage of stainless steel and laser beams, looking much like an oversized sci-fi Erector set
. It sits on a table that almost fills a small room.
I fashioned a beautiful mount with my Erector Set
. This little scope provided fine views of the Moon and the Pleiades, It' and it gave me a yearning for something bigger and better.
Unboxing the full kit reminded me of the erector set
I had as kid--there were all kinds of parts to make all kinds of things.
One way Mahr approaches system design is through modular components in a product group it calls "MarSolution." Schuetz recommends thinking of the process like working with an Erector Set
. Whether the tasks require outside measurements, inside measurements or length measurements, even in inaccessible workpiece geometries, standard elements of gages, probes, indicators and transfer mechanisms can be adapted to a wide variety of testing requirements.
The steel pieces floating on barges in the Arkansas River at downtown North Little Rock look like "a giant Erector Set
," but by next summer they are expected to form the basket-handle arches of the new $98.4 million Broadway Bridge.
While focus is on six toys--Friedrich FroebelAEs Kindergarten Gifts, Anchor Stone Building Blocks, Meccano, Erector Set
, The Toy, and Charles and Ray EamesAEs House of Cards--many others toys and building sets are profiled as well.
Inspired by the clinginess of seed burs, Bunchems are similar to an a erector set
for soft creations.
According to her own account, right after they married, she gifted him "the biggest Erector set
you could buy in this country." This marriage proved to be a good match.
The pricing structure imposed by the scaffolding providers --the erector set
builders--also contributed to the problem.