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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 3206 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 878 Fsbirdhouse 02-Apr-17 20:05
Whoever operated this saw (2:30 min mark)...made a mistake 782 Racho 04-Apr-17 14:02
Re: Whoever operated this saw (2:30 min mark)...made a mistake 767 Fsbirdhouse 04-Apr-17 14:51
If on purpose... 341 Racho 14-Apr-17 05:01
Re: If on purpose... 388 Origyptian 14-Apr-17 05:32
Re: Whoever operated this saw (2:30 min mark)...made a mistake 650 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 648 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 415 Fsbirdhouse 09-Apr-17 16:59
Re: B 4 : ) 609 Thunderbird 05-Apr-17 05:22
Re: B 4 : ) 585 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 650 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 744 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 829 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 526 Warwick 08-Apr-17 17:57
if I carried out a test... 609 Racho 09-Apr-17 02:15
Re: if I carried out a test... 555 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 08:44
I did check it out :) 464 Racho 25-Apr-17 05:59
Re: I did check it out :) 367 Origyptian 25-Apr-17 14:22
Don't even need to stop to think on this... 346 Racho 25-Apr-17 15:37
Re: Don't even need to stop to think on this... 408 Thanos5150 25-Apr-17 17:20
I believe you are a copper/bronze tool proponent 344 Racho 25-Apr-17 18:07
Re: I believe you are a copper/bronze tool proponent 441 Thanos5150 25-Apr-17 19:49
Would you agree... 387 Racho 25-Apr-17 20:29
Re: Would you agree... 430 Thanos5150 25-Apr-17 21:07
Re: Would you agree... 410 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 316 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 253 Jon Ellison 15-Oct-17 14:26
precision cut at 7:08 min mark...interesting photo angle I haven't seen before 322 Racho 15-Oct-17 16:49
Re: precision cut at 7:08 min mark...interesting photo angle I haven't seen before 291 Jon Ellison 15-Oct-17 19:20
Re: precision cut at 7:08 min mark...interesting photo angle I haven't seen before 301 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 311 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 314 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 282 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 563 Jon Ellison 16-Oct-17 11:03
an ancient quarry in France...same markings on side of a 'cliff' 90 Racho 20-Dec-19 20:04
Re: an ancient quarry in France...same markings on side of a 'cliff' 91 Martin Stower 20-Dec-19 23:47
? 75 Racho 21-Dec-19 01:25
Re: an ancient quarry in France...same markings on side of a 'cliff' 85 Open mind 21-Dec-19 02:03
Re: an ancient quarry in France...same markings on side of a 'cliff' 85 Thanos5150 21-Dec-19 04:19
Re: an ancient quarry in France...same markings on side of a 'cliff' 91 Open mind 21-Dec-19 05:07
Re: an ancient quarry in France...same markings on side of a 'cliff' 124 Thanos5150 21-Dec-19 16:25
Re: Would you agree... 618 Corpuscles 25-Apr-17 23:56
Re: if I carried out a test... 421 Warwick 09-Apr-17 15:39
Re: if I carried out a test... 465 Fsbirdhouse 09-Apr-17 22:34
Re: if I carried out a test... 378 Jon Ellison 09-Apr-17 23:20
could not have been 427 Warwick 10-Apr-17 15:34
Re: could not have been 432 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 16:18
Re: could not have been 470 Warwick 10-Apr-17 17:29
Re: could not have been 444 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 17:59
Re: could not have been 371 Warwick 10-Apr-17 18:48
Re: could not have been 381 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 19:18
Re: could not have been 399 Warwick 10-Apr-17 19:34
Re: could not have been 435 Jon Ellison 10-Apr-17 19:55
Re: could not have been 385 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 413 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 516 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 432 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 421 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 482 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 408 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 438 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 450 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 425 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 489 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 384 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 423 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 410 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 440 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 543 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 405 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 484 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 512 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 431 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 439 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 454 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 412 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 386 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 443 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 416 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 399 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 394 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 446 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 424 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 426 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 405 Warwick 10-Apr-17 17:23
I've come to recognize that I was wrong all along 565 Racho 08-Apr-17 16:54
Re: I've come to recognize that I was wrong all along 559 Warwick 08-Apr-17 18:23
Oranges and apples... 483 Racho 09-Apr-17 00:39
Re: Oranges and apples... 453 Warwick 09-Apr-17 15:59
Re: In plain sight 473 Thunderbird 10-Apr-17 19:53
It is in plain sight...or plane sight ;) 470 Racho 14-Apr-17 06:53
Re: It is in plain sight...or plane sight ;) 514 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 440 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 431 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 418 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 434 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 414 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 498 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 509 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 421 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 429 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 424 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 472 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 438 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 411 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 437 Warwick 10-Apr-17 19:18
unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 395 Racho 11-Apr-17 06:22
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 508 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 09:27
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 309 Origyptian 11-Apr-17 19:32
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 460 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 19:38
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 302 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 14:11
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 412 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 14:27
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 396 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 14:49
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 380 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 15:27
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 393 Fsbirdhouse 11-Apr-17 15:53
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 451 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 15:55
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 459 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 16:35
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 266 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 16:49
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 294 Origyptian 11-Apr-17 19:54
once the mistake... 385 Racho 12-Apr-17 00:03
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 490 Thunderbird 12-Apr-17 04:20
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 329 Origyptian 12-Apr-17 13:14
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 463 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 17:31
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 386 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:17
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 376 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:26
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 455 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:43
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 380 Archae Solenhofen 12-Apr-17 14:43
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 393 Archae Solenhofen 11-Apr-17 18:41
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 430 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 18:45
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 334 Fsbirdhouse 11-Apr-17 18:48
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 421 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 19:00
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 342 Warwick 11-Apr-17 19:37
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 420 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 19:59
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 339 Warwick 11-Apr-17 20:29
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 400 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 20:34
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 436 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 20:29
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 334 Warwick 11-Apr-17 20:37
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 408 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 20:45
Re: unless the cuts were being made very, very quickly... 312 Warwick 12-Apr-17 17:24
science and technology...where minds come to meet 359 Racho 11-Apr-17 20:46
Re: science and technology...where minds come to meet 364 Jon Ellison 11-Apr-17 21:19
Re: science and technology...where minds come to meet 621 Archae Solenhofen 12-Apr-17 15:01
Re: science and technology...where minds come to meet 393 Warwick 12-Apr-17 17:52
43 second mark ...anyone care to take a crack at which tools were used? 408 Racho 12-Apr-17 20:20
Re: 43 second mark ...anyone care to take a crack at which tools were used? 496 Origyptian 12-Apr-17 21:34
and just after 30:30 min mark..china cave - chisels did this? 537 Racho 12-Apr-17 22:54
Re: and just after 30:30 min mark..china cave - chisels did this? 408 Warwick 13-Apr-17 17:15
taking sides...I suppose so but 434 Racho 14-Apr-17 04:18
beating the dead horse... 552 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 583 Notinham 11-Apr-17 01:43


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