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Archae Solenhofen Wrote:
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> [www.youtube.com]
>
> Ya according to the fringe it's the 2nd HaRdeSt
> substance on earth..... indeed. Not in terms on
> mineral abrasion hardness, mineral fracture
> toughness, compressive fracture or tensile
> fracture strength...... so who knows what they
> were imagining when that claim popped out.
>
> And it can be cut with quartz abrasive and copper
> (or just about any other metal they had at the
> time) as the lapping medium because quartz and
> felpspar are all less than about 10% the abrasion
> hardness of diamond. Oh and it's the volcanic
> equivalent (i.e. rhyolite) it can be knapped
> too.......
>
> Granite Cutting and Drilling
>
> [www.youtube.com]
>
> Send that check to the Egyptian workers at Aswan
> for their help.
>
> Archae Solenhofen

Hilarious. So he was wrong about keeping the drill dry, and he tried it with a modern copper pipe. Now show us the video where he reproduces it with ancient copper sheets that are 1mm-2mm thick, and with a cylinder made by folding/hammering the seam with no solder.

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Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 2670 Racho 02-Apr-17 18:38
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 687 Fsbirdhouse 02-Apr-17 20:05
Whoever operated this saw (2:30 min mark)...made a mistake 609 Racho 04-Apr-17 14:02
Re: Whoever operated this saw (2:30 min mark)...made a mistake 608 Fsbirdhouse 04-Apr-17 14:51
If on purpose... 218 Racho 14-Apr-17 05:01
Re: If on purpose... 249 Origyptian 14-Apr-17 05:32
Re: Whoever operated this saw (2:30 min mark)...made a mistake 519 Origyptian 07-Apr-17 13:28
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 470 SandyJesse 07-Apr-17 22:42
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 301 Fsbirdhouse 09-Apr-17 16:59
Re: B 4 : ) 482 Thunderbird 05-Apr-17 05:22
Re: B 4 : ) 424 Warwick 07-Apr-17 17:50
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 482 SandyJesse 07-Apr-17 01:30
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 614 Warwick 07-Apr-17 18:03
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 689 Jon Ellison 08-Apr-17 10:53
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 376 Warwick 08-Apr-17 17:57
if I carried out a test... 481 Racho 09-Apr-17 02:15
Re: if I carried out a test... 435 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 08:44
I did check it out :) 325 Racho 25-Apr-17 05:59
Re: I did check it out :) 224 Origyptian 25-Apr-17 14:22
Don't even need to stop to think on this... 230 Racho 25-Apr-17 15:37
Re: Don't even need to stop to think on this... 269 Thanos5150 25-Apr-17 17:20
I believe you are a copper/bronze tool proponent 239 Racho 25-Apr-17 18:07
Re: I believe you are a copper/bronze tool proponent 301 Thanos5150 25-Apr-17 19:49
Would you agree... 251 Racho 25-Apr-17 20:29
Re: Would you agree... 304 Thanos5150 25-Apr-17 21:07
Re: Would you agree... 269 Origyptian 25-Apr-17 22:54
...just a lot of similarities at the 36 second mark and super telltale machine markings at 9:30 min mark 201 Racho 15-Oct-17 05:46
Re: ...just a lot of similarities at the 36 second mark and super telltale machine markings at 9:30 min mark 150 Jon Ellison 15-Oct-17 14:26
precision cut at 7:08 min mark...interesting photo angle I haven't seen before 205 Racho 15-Oct-17 16:49
Re: precision cut at 7:08 min mark...interesting photo angle I haven't seen before 183 Jon Ellison 15-Oct-17 19:20
Re: precision cut at 7:08 min mark...interesting photo angle I haven't seen before 198 Jon Ellison 15-Oct-17 19:35
Re: ...just a lot of similarities at the 36 second mark and super telltale machine markings at 9:30 min mark 183 Origyptian 16-Oct-17 03:27
Re: ...just a lot of similarities at the 36 second mark and super telltale machine markings at 9:30 min mark 193 Jon Ellison 16-Oct-17 07:58
Re: ...just a lot of similarities at the 36 second mark and super telltale machine markings at 9:30 min mark 174 Jon Ellison 16-Oct-17 09:19
Re: ...just a lot of similarities at the 36 second mark and super telltale machine markings at 9:30 min mark 395 Jon Ellison 16-Oct-17 11:03
Re: Would you agree... 456 Corpuscles 25-Apr-17 23:56
Re: if I carried out a test... 305 Warwick 09-Apr-17 15:39
Re: if I carried out a test... 362 Fsbirdhouse 09-Apr-17 22:34
Re: if I carried out a test... 270 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 23:20
could not have been 318 Warwick 10-Apr-17 15:34
Re: could not have been 318 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 16:18
Re: could not have been 339 Warwick 10-Apr-17 17:29
Re: could not have been 331 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 17:59
Re: could not have been 264 Warwick 10-Apr-17 18:48
Re: could not have been 256 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 19:18
Re: could not have been 281 Warwick 10-Apr-17 19:34
Re: could not have been 315 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 19:55
Re: could not have been 269 Warwick 11-Apr-17 17:29
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 271 Thanos5150 09-Apr-17 16:13
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 375 Warwick 09-Apr-17 16:42
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 317 Thanos5150 09-Apr-17 16:56
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 294 Warwick 09-Apr-17 17:21
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 336 Thanos5150 09-Apr-17 18:00
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 293 Warwick 09-Apr-17 18:06
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 287 Thanos5150 09-Apr-17 18:22
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 328 Warwick 09-Apr-17 18:31
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 288 Origyptian 09-Apr-17 20:02
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 347 Warwick 10-Apr-17 15:41
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 280 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 18:44
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 302 Warwick 09-Apr-17 19:03
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 298 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 19:17
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 284 Warwick 09-Apr-17 19:48
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 418 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 20:33
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 269 Warwick 10-Apr-17 15:53
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 385 Origyptian 09-Apr-17 20:06
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 383 Thanos5150 09-Apr-17 23:24
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 316 Origyptian 10-Apr-17 04:42
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 314 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 08:50
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 280 Origyptian 10-Apr-17 14:16
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 276 Thanos5150 10-Apr-17 15:25
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 266 Origyptian 10-Apr-17 15:44
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 330 Origyptian 10-Apr-17 14:44
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 283 Warwick 10-Apr-17 15:26
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 287 Origyptian 10-Apr-17 15:54
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 282 Warwick 10-Apr-17 16:01
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 340 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 16:23
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 298 Warwick 10-Apr-17 17:06
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 297 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 16:11
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 281 Warwick 10-Apr-17 17:23
I've come to recognize that I was wrong all along 427 Racho 08-Apr-17 16:54
Re: I've come to recognize that I was wrong all along 428 Warwick 08-Apr-17 18:23
Oranges and apples... 364 Racho 09-Apr-17 00:39
Re: Oranges and apples... 316 Warwick 09-Apr-17 15:59
Re: In plain sight 345 Thunderbird 10-Apr-17 19:53
It is in plain sight...or plane sight ;) 312 Racho 14-Apr-17 06:53
Re: It is in plain sight...or plane sight ;) 375 Thunderbird 15-Apr-17 01:31
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 311 Archae Solenhofen 09-Apr-17 16:47
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 299 Warwick 09-Apr-17 16:52
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 302 Origyptian 09-Apr-17 19:49
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 312 Warwick 09-Apr-17 19:53
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 291 Origyptian 09-Apr-17 20:09
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 345 Origyptian 09-Apr-17 19:49
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 366 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 19:59
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 299 Origyptian 09-Apr-17 20:26
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 287 Fsbirdhouse 10-Apr-17 15:26
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 274 Origyptian 10-Apr-17 15:46
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 343 Fsbirdhouse 10-Apr-17 18:45
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 308 Eddie Larry 10-Apr-17 18:49
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 305 Origyptian 10-Apr-17 18:50
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 316 Warwick 10-Apr-17 19:18
unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 263 Racho 11-Apr-17 06:22
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 391 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 09:27
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 183 Origyptian 11-Apr-17 19:32
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 337 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 19:38
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 202 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 14:11
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 294 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 14:27
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 292 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 14:49
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 276 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 15:27
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 280 Fsbirdhouse 11-Apr-17 15:53
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 331 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 15:55
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 334 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 16:35
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 170 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 16:49
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 174 Origyptian 11-Apr-17 19:54
once the mistake... 265 Racho 12-Apr-17 00:03
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 367 Thunderbird 12-Apr-17 04:20
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 210 Origyptian 12-Apr-17 13:14
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 329 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 17:31
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 283 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:17
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 271 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:26
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 339 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:43
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 239 Archae Solenhofen 12-Apr-17 14:43
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 254 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 18:41
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 291 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:45
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 224 Fsbirdhouse 11-Apr-17 18:48
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 296 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 19:00
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 212 Warwick 11-Apr-17 19:37
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 289 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 19:59
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 214 Warwick 11-Apr-17 20:29
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 278 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 20:34
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 302 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 20:29
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 200 Warwick 11-Apr-17 20:37
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 273 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 20:45
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 197 Warwick 12-Apr-17 17:24
science and technology...where minds come to meet 238 Racho 11-Apr-17 20:46
Re: science and technology...where minds come to meet 236 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 21:19
Re: science and technology...where minds come to meet 481 Archae Solenhofen 12-Apr-17 15:01
Re: science and technology...where minds come to meet 277 Warwick 12-Apr-17 17:52
43 second mark ...anyone care to take a crack at which tools were used? 285 Racho 12-Apr-17 20:20
Re: 43 second mark ...anyone care to take a crack at which tools were used? 359 Origyptian 12-Apr-17 21:34
and just after 30:30 min mark..china cave - chisels did this? 386 Racho 12-Apr-17 22:54
Re: and just after 30:30 min mark..china cave - chisels did this? 305 Warwick 13-Apr-17 17:15
taking sides...I suppose so but 299 Racho 14-Apr-17 04:18
beating the dead horse... 397 Racho 20-Apr-17 06:50
Re: Carved all this out with copper tools? Hell, I'll give em hardened steel and still scratch my head 454 Notinham 11-Apr-17 01:43


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