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Re: This should be a good movie.

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Okay, so I just watched the trailer, and Redford's at the top of the mast re-attaching the cable to his antenna. It's a knurled, finger-tightened fitting, and he's using a crescent wrench on it. Have to wonder if the rest of the movie is this lax with details.
I wondered about that also, but he'd probably pull a crescent out anyway to check the retaining nut that holds the antenna body to the masthead.

He doesn't take advantage of the tether on the wrench, but when I think back on all the tools I've dropped in the water, that may be an example of the movie getting a detail right!

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