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Old 03-12-2014, 09:28 AM   #26 (permalink)
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Originally Posted by Frank Lee View Post
There have been so many times I came up with something *new to me* and I was so pleased with my clever concept, only to then research it further and find that someone beat me to it.
I remember when I was about 17 I was out cutting wood with my dad and I thought, why dont we just mix diesel in the gas for lubrication. This lead on to me reinventing the 2 stroke diesel, much to my surprise somebody had already stolen the idea nearly 100 years before.

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