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Jones124000John C Jones
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With the electrical schematics completed and approved and most of the time the hardware already assembled, programming begins for me.  Also a complete understanding of the mechanical systems that will be involved.

A spiral notebook is purchased just for this project with at least enough sections for the main program block and all the subroutines that will go with the program (notes).

I have to be in my office with the door locked, a wet board, my new notebook and MS Excel running on my PC. Ideas come from in different ways such as when I’m in the shower, social events, TV, and when I first wake up. My wife has told me many times I talk about my project in my sleep.  All of this comes from an inspiration for creating something that functions correctly and is easily understandable by all (especially the maintenance department).

John C. Jones