Posted on Mar 29, 2013
People have different kinds of passions and hobbies. Some people love to work with music, some love to work with instruments; some others prefer shooting or other things. No matter what their choices are, all of them use SKB cases for their needs.
A SKB case is a transport case made of molded polymers. These are shaped and sized according to the needs of the users. You can carry anything in it without the fear of damaging the item, no matter how delicate it is. As these cases are made of polymers, they are hard yet light enough to carry on.
Usage of SKB cases
SKB cases are basically multi-utility cases. One can utilize them for different reasons. However, there are SKB cases for specific needs also. There are cases to bear musical instruments, for company machineries and for sports or military utility also.
You must have watched bigger music boxes, amplifiers by the side of the stages. All those are very delicate instruments which can safely be brought with a SKB case. Hundreds of things are shifted everyday from one place to another in cargo-flights. They use these polymer cases as the containers in an order to transport them safely.
SKB cases are something you can trust. It is made in such a way that the things inside would never get harmed. Not just the military arms or industrial or musical equipments, these cases can help you out with their special edition of studio flyer or SKB 1 SKB AV8 also. There is a complete set of studio utilities inside the SKB case where one can set a laptop, keep things inside the racks and many more. In one word, you can take your whole office with you if you can get yourself a studio flyer or the other model.
SKB cases came in the market in the year of 1977. The very first product of an SKB case was a guitar case, manufactured in Anaheim, California. After that the manufacturing company had never looked back. Now, three decades from the beginning, it has become a global industry.
As I mentioned in the early paragraphs, if you want maximum security for a thing, there can be no substitution of a SKB case then. SKB cases guarantee you maximum protection of an item, no matter how delicate that is. The cases come to the market after being examined by the manufacturer itself.
It is a common belief of the people that if the item is good, the price would be higher. However, this theory is not applicable for SKB cases. You may not find a SKB case that has compromised with quality, but with price.
If you want to buy them online, you may get more discounts over there. However, if you want to buy an industry utility case, you may not enjoy those discounts.
SKB cases neither need any introduction, nor a conclusion. These cases are some real pieces of work. In one word, SKB cases are the actual backpack or the packaging system that the modern era had waited for so long.Read More
Posted on Aug 8, 2012
In this age of high tech equipment and gadgets, having an imaging test as part of the diagnostic process is considered normal. Yet alongside this development, the average person probably has a valid question in mind. How much radiation exposure is too much, how will you know if you had enough? Will your physician tell you to do otherwise?
There have been reports in medical journals about the possibility of patients being exposed to too much radiation. The use and sometimes overuse of CT scans in the consultation phase can be a cause for worry. While it is true that the risks of having cancer from a single test is minimal, the medical environment has changed so much that it has brought about a significant increase in the use of CT scans as a diagnostic tool. Aside from causing medical utilization costs to swell, this rise in usage places an unnecessary risk on some groups of patients, like children, for instance.
Some researchers believe that a large percentage of the CT scans done were possibly unnecessary. It is an unfortunate scenario that is brought about by doctors being too cautious in their evaluation or possibly those who are afraid of being sued later on. While the attitude of cautiousness has its merits, if a test is done just to appease an overly worried family member, and not because the patient has alarming symptoms, then it’s not the right course of action to take.
The difference between an Xray and a CT Scan is the amount of radiation that you are exposed to. In traditional xrays, you are exposed to a single low dose beam, which gives you a two dimensional image. CT scans, on the other hand, involve a huge xray tube rotating around you. This produces three-dimensional, high resolution images which makes it a really great diagnostic tool. It allows your physician to view all the details of your body and can really be useful in catching disease conditions in their early stages. The downside is that it exposes you to radiation doses that are approximately 600 times more than that of an average xray.
There are occasions though when the situation is relatively simple and does not require a long drawn out process. For instance, if you are experiencing excruciating pain in your abdomen or are suffering from a severe headache that is not relieved even when you take pain meds, then a CT scan is obviously needed. The scan saves your physician a lot of time and guesswork trying to figure out what of several major organs in your abdomen is causing the pain.
There is no doubt that the invention of this machine has given medical care a definite advantage. Its accuracy allows doctors to see large areas of your body in great detail. It’s probably cancelled a lot of appendectomies which was the go-to operation before for pain over the abdominal area. But to consider it a default procedure when the situation does not merit it is not only irresponsible but dangerous for the patient as well.
While you’re not likely to lose your hair after undergoing a CT scan of your abdomen, the risk of developing cancer because of radiation exposure is still present. Children are especially vulnerable because they are likely to get more potent doses. The difficult part here is that the cancers are not likely to be seen for years or even decades. While not everyone will have the condition, the possibility that a patient will develop cancer is around 1 in 500. This percentage lessens as we get older. So it might bear keeping in mind that the most conservative methods are still best for children. The inherent danger with using technology, specifically radiologic devices, is that in our aim to have quick patient evaluations, we may be unconsciously causing disease conditions to progress rapidly as well.
Posted on Aug 8, 2012
Everything started with one, two or three, as for the US automotive industry, in 1895, four cars were only registered. Twenty years after, the industry continuously grew. In 1916, the numbers of registered vehicles increased to 3,376,889 which are why more and more entrepreneurs enter the auto making business to meet the demand of people wanting to have one. Among the popular names in this industry were Chevrolet, Pierce Arrow, Stanley Streamer, Olds Motor Company, Oakland Motor Car, GM, Cadillac, Ford and many more.
America’s auto industry surged to unanticipated numbers which gave them the title of the top automobile manufacturers all over the world. It even adapted to the challenge brought about by World War II wherein they were able to produce war time vehicles like armored cars, tanks, Jeeps and trucks. After the war, the industry boom through the creation of new cars which result to high profits. There are a lot of innovations followed, like the introduction of automatic transmission in 1948, power windows, disk breaking and power steering.
However, in 1958, US-made vehicles experienced decline in their market shares when Japanese made automobiles – Toyota and Datsuns – were imported in the US and began to hit profits. The affordability, meticulously made and fuel efficiency of vehicles were easily patronized by a lot of people which then, achieve a strong hold in the American market. Toyota specials surged even more after the 1973 Arab-Israeli war that resulted gas prices to rise. In this case, American automobile companies such as GM, Chrysler and Ford were forced to create, design and manufacture new lines of cars that are more gas-saving. Despite this change, a lot of US automotive companies were not able to cope with the predicaments and decided to stop their operations. There are still others companies that survived, among of which include the GM, Ford and Chrysler that is now considered as the top 3 companies operating today.
Economic recessions, liberation of Kuwait and the 9/11 terrorist attacks gave a detrimental state in the US automotive industry in 1990s and in 2000s. Despite of this, American were able to recoup what they have lost and maintain their reputation of being the best in terms of manufacturing quality based automobiles. Although, US lose its title as the world’s top manufacturer, they are still one of the finest producer and manufacturer of automobiles.
Posted on Mar 5, 2012
Continuing the roundup…
Lil’ Miss Atilla isn’t pleased with GW. But that doesn’t mean she’s lost her head, either.
Mike is assaulting Feinstein’s assault on assault weapons. Yes, Mike, it is sometimes hard being a Californian.
Mr. Miller wonders how Hillary can be so out of touch with reality.
Molly has checked in (finally) to share that she’s checking out of CA.
Robert is still recovering from the Passion.
Martin says Bush has the advantage because this year’s election is all about jobs.
Happy Anniversary, Patrick! Slings & Arrows’ is right around the corner
Are you against religious discrimination? So is Patterico.
Why can’t we all (or at least one of us) just move on from Vietnam? asks Greg Ransom.
Speaking of Kerry’s Vietnam experience, Right on the Left Beach thinks that what’s good for the goose is good for the gander.
Stefan Sharkansky reveals the backward superstitions of the unwashed, uneducated natives in one of the more remote areas of the nation.
The Southern California Law blog is the only BFL’er to follow trhough with covering the California grocery strike. I’m glad someone had the fortitude to stick it out.
The Accidental Jedi is finding out how wise her new husband is. I’m impressed. It usually takes husbands seven or eight years to figure out little things like this.
The Irish Las is hob-nobbing with big time California Republicans again. Hey! How about a review of the CAGOP convention?
The Lopsided Poopdeck points out yet another example that Kerry is informationally challenged. [If he were a Republican he'd be duwn-right dumb.]
Tom Smith has identified perhaps the worst job in history
Mitch is back from his ski trip with plenty to say on everything.
That wraps up the review. Enjoy!Read More
Posted on Aug 23, 2004
Stephanie Cutter is Communications Director and Debra DeShong is a senior advisor and campaign spokesman for Kerry. Both are pictured here talking with Emily’s list staffers. Again, Emily’s list is headed up by the Media Fund’s Ellen Malcom.
As if that isn’t enough, both the Cutter/Deshong photo, and this one of Kerry campaign manager Mary Beth Cahill were taken at Kerry’s campaign headquarters.
I believe this is smoking gun material. Here we see disciples of Media Fund mavin Ellen Malcom at the Kerry headquarters receiving direction from Kerry campaign staff. If this isn’t coordination with the Kerry campaign, nothing is.
Update: Welcome Instapundit readers. This post is only the latest of several 527 connections. There are more here, including direct 527 ties to John Edwards, Jim Jordan and others.Read More
Posted on Aug 23, 2004
As you know, since last week I’ve been tracking down Kerry’s connections to 527 organizations. I thought it might be useful if I rounded them out in one post to make them easy to get to. So here we go:
John Edwards: Vice Presidential nominee that has private lunches with ultra-rich playboy Steve Bing, who also happens to be major contributor to MoveOn.org.
Zack Exley: Former MoveOn.org employee now works for the Kerry campaign.
Gene Sperling: Senior Fellow at Center for American Progress which partners with MoveOn.org for multiple projects.
Jim Jordan: Worked as Kerry’s campaign manager, now works for the Media Fund.
Harold Ickes: A senior political strategist in the Kerry team and also the president and founder of the Media Fund.
Terry Edmonds: Kerry’s speechwriter and linked to Ellen Malcom of the Media Fund.
Minyon Moore: Kerry strategist and big-wig at America Coming Together.
Mary Beth Cahill: Worked with Ellen Malcom at Emily’s List. Malcom is a player at the Media Fund.Read More
Posted on Mar 11, 2004
She worked for four Democratic members of Congress but what does the headline in the Seattle Post Intelligencer say about the accused Iraqi spy?
Accused spy is cousin of Bush staffer
The woman charged with working for the Iraqi spy agency is a distant cousin of President Bush’s chief of staff, Andrew Card, and has held a variety of jobs in journalism and on Capitol Hill.
How distant? I read recently that Kerry is a distant cousin of Bush for crying out loud.
Looking again, I see this is an AP article and quite a few papers are carrying the same headline. My question is, how much work did someone have to go through in order to find a relationship between this woman and Bush?Read More
Posted on Feb 27, 2004
I haven’t seen a BFL round up in a while, so I thought I would have a crack at one. Here goes:
Aaron’s Rantblog is still all about Blogopoly.
Ith weighs in on checks and balances.
The Angry Clam has some suggestions on things we can cut out of the state budget so we can keep more important things, like police and emergency services
Baldilocks serves up a smorgesborg of topics from Bush and homosexual marriage to Howard Stern and censorship.
McGehee of BlogoSFERICS isn’t buying Brown’s apology.
Da Boi thumbs his nose at gay rights action groups.
CalBlog husband questions the Democrat’s commitment to states rights. They certainly supported states rights when it came to Texas sodomy laws, didn’t they?
Eric Hogue notes that San Francisco’s illegal marriage licenses are a stew of litigative trouble waiting to boil over.
Citizen Smash busts the ancient “Myth of the Golden Lock Box”.
Cobb asks the question, “Now really, where is the persecution?”
BQ hopes we’re doing a better job at watching the U.N. than the Brits. Me too.
Dale Franks points out who is really creating a “wedge issue”…
…while Edward Davis notices same sex marriage is creating wedge — inside the Democratic party.
Fresh Potatoes is rooting for Kerry!
Howard Owens correctly points out the purpose of the Constitution.
Jockularocracy does his own version of “Wrapper’s Delight.”
That’s about half the list, but I have to get to work. Stay tuned for the other half.Read More
Posted on Jan 9, 2004
Is the two party system an endangered species in the U.S.? Everett Ehrlich thinks so:
For all Dean’s talk about wanting to represent the truly “Democratic wing of the Democratic Party,” the paradox is that he is essentially a third-party candidate using modern technology to achieve a takeover of the Democratic Party. Other candidates — John Kerry, John Edwards, Wesley Clark — are competing to take control of the party’s fundraising, organizational and media operations. But Dean is not interested in taking control of those depreciating assets. He is creating his own party, his own lists, his own money, his own organization. What he wants are the Democratic brand name and legacy, the party’s last remaining assets of value, as part of his marketing strategy.
And this is exactly why he’ll win the primary in a landslide and lose the general election just as dramatically. Dean’s internet candidacy and electric personality has given him nigh unstoppable momentum in a party that currently doesn’t know it’s head from it’s feet. But Dean’s presence is based upon a very vocal majority of the minority. The aformentioned USA Today/CNN poll illustrates that less than one out of five people (18%) believe Bush “stole” the 2000 election. Betting that they are all Deanites wouldn’t even get Pete Rose in trouble.
While 18% of the total population does not a majority make, it does make up a significant block of the Democratic party. Let’s be generous and assume that half those polled at least lean Democrat. That being the case, the 18% translates into 36% of Democrats — and a very energized, cohesive, and motivated 36%. In a field of nine candiates, that is an overcomable block of votes.
But when the general election comes, the “Bush stole the election” crowd becomes once again less than one in five. Compare that to the one out of two that believe he won it fair and square (and thereby don’t think of Bush in visceral terms) and the Deanites have an altogether different game.
Update: Along the same reasoning Mort Kondrake also sees Bush winning:
But this doesn’t account for the blind hatred many Democrats feel toward Bush. A lot of it is visceral and cultural. Openly religious and anti-abortion, the signer of a concealed-carry gun law in Texas and regular executioner of convicted killers, Bush is anathema to secular, pro-abortion, anti-gun, anti-death penalty liberals. [...]
Instead of looking in the mirror and trying to figure out what is wrong with them, Democrats vent at Bush. It’s a disastrous strategy.
Update: Real Clear Politics has a real clear debunking of the “Bush stole the election” memeRead More