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Re: Health update and also a sale
« Reply #15 on: June 04, 2018, 12:56:53 PM »
ok, I'll bite. what is that mahooosive board on the top left?

I see why this is tempting. Still, try not to get overwhelmed. Some easy soldering and tinkering sounds good to me, though. I think it's the business side that will get stressfull
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Re: Health update and also a sale
« Reply #16 on: June 04, 2018, 03:28:46 PM »
ok, I'll bite. what is that mahooosive board on the top left?

That's the MicroSynth. Probably not a project I would offer on the regular but something I want to attempt to build.
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« Reply #17 on: June 04, 2018, 06:55:11 PM »
I see some smd chips on that first PCB !!
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Re: Health update and also a sale
« Reply #18 on: June 05, 2018, 02:25:20 AM »
Looks like a Harbinger for a wah shell there too.... Noice! 8)
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Re: Health update and also a sale
« Reply #19 on: June 05, 2018, 06:51:25 AM »
Glad you're feeling better!

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Re: Health update and also a sale
« Reply #20 on: June 05, 2018, 11:42:19 AM »
ok, I'll bite. what is that mahooosive board on the top left?

That's the MicroSynth. Probably not a project I would offer on the regular but something I want to attempt to build.


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Re: Health update and also a sale
« Reply #21 on: June 05, 2018, 04:16:38 PM »
BTW, for all those non-Americans who are curious: my ER visit which included a CT scan, EKG, blood test, zero medication and BP monitoring all done in about 2.5 hours (and probably less than 7 minutes with an actual doctor) came to over $2500 WITH insurance. Without: over $10k. That's how fucked up the USA is.
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Re: Health update and also a sale
« Reply #22 on: June 05, 2018, 04:43:56 PM »
Agreed.

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« Reply #23 on: June 05, 2018, 04:49:51 PM »
BTW, for all those non-Americans who are curious: my ER visit which included a CT scan, EKG, blood test, zero medication and BP monitoring all done in about 2.5 hours (and probably less than 7 minutes with an actual doctor) came to over $2500 WITH insurance. Without: over $10k. That's how fucked up the USA is.
Glad you're better... and that bill and cost is really bad...
I had a three day stay in hospital here (in ER and two days ICU) with pacemaker inserted, test and and all follow up etc.
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Re: Health update and also a sale
« Reply #24 on: June 05, 2018, 05:15:15 PM »
BTW, for all those non-Americans who are curious: my ER visit which included a CT scan, EKG, blood test, zero medication and BP monitoring all done in about 2.5 hours (and probably less than 7 minutes with an actual doctor) came to over $2500 WITH insurance. Without: over $10k. That's how fucked up the USA is.

Yeah man I was worried, I assumed you are self employed, how bad it would be. Itís stories like these that make me realize how lucky I am that my company provides really good health insurance. Though it could be a ploy to keep people from leaving.
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Re: Health update and also a sale
« Reply #25 on: June 05, 2018, 05:46:23 PM »
Yeah man I was worried, I assumed you are self employed, how bad it would be. Itís stories like these that make me realize how lucky I am that my company provides really good health insurance. Though it could be a ploy to keep people from leaving.

We get insurance through my wife's company but the plan gets worse ALL THE TIME. I think our deductible is like $5k a year now.
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Re: Health update and also a sale
« Reply #26 on: June 06, 2018, 03:32:07 AM »
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BTW, for all those non-Americans who are curious: my ER visit which included a CT scan, EKG, blood test, zero medication and BP monitoring all done in about 2.5 hours (and probably less than 7 minutes with an actual doctor) came to over $2500 WITH insurance. Without: over $10k. That's how fucked up the USA is.

Wow.  :o :(

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Re: Health update and also a sale
« Reply #27 on: June 06, 2018, 03:48:14 AM »
The thing that gets me is that when you think you've paid your bill for a hospital visit, you haven't.  Separate bills for hospital, doctors, lab tests, etc., all arriving at different times, perhaps weeks apart.
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Re: Health update and also a sale
« Reply #28 on: June 07, 2018, 06:28:27 AM »
BTW, for all those non-Americans who are curious: my ER visit which included a CT scan, EKG, blood test, zero medication and BP monitoring all done in about 2.5 hours (and probably less than 7 minutes with an actual doctor) came to over $2500 WITH insurance. Without: over $10k. That's how fucked up the USA is.
Wowsers...Did a blood test a while ago...$250. I've set my personal deductible level quite high but basically my health bill for things like this will never exceed $800 a year. It could be less (at a higher monthly rate). That's the Netherlands :) Move over here Brian, we have cheaper postage too ;)

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Re: Health update and also a sale
« Reply #29 on: June 07, 2018, 10:39:41 AM »
I was at the hospital for 2 days a few years back. Besides blood work and Xrays, they did not have to do any testing. I never saw a single bill...
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