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Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-25-2019, 11:18 AM
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Views: 87,772
Posted By Diaphone Jim
From the second Wiki link above, about the...

From the second Wiki link above, about the technique in general:

"The steel wire was then winched in. It was possible for one plane to pick up two gliders in this way, in two passes."
Forum: Image of the Day 08-24-2019, 02:23 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 145
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Bruce, didn't you learn in school that you just...

Bruce, didn't you learn in school that you just put your money in the bank and let it "work for you".
Why, your $100,000 will earn enough to buy about 6 gallons of gas a year. Quityerbitchin'.
...
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-24-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 636
Views: 87,772
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Wikipedia fleshes out that great story a little: ...

Wikipedia fleshes out that great story a little:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/1945_New_Guinea_Gremlin_Special_rescue

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Glider_snatch_pick-up_technique

Trying to...
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-24-2019, 11:46 AM
Replies: 1,644
Views: 309,183
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Uncle

Uncle
Forum: Nothingland 08-24-2019, 11:42 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 207
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Never heard of Menard's, but we have a Walmart...

Never heard of Menard's, but we have a Walmart and Home Depot, neither of which EVER get my custom.
When I moved to this area (Ukiah, Cal), there were at least ten small, locally owned hardware +/-...
Forum: Nothingland 08-24-2019, 11:27 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Reveal it?

Reveal it?
Forum: Home Base 08-24-2019, 11:25 AM
Replies: 1,807
Views: 413,549
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Rest in Pain, David Koch. Years ago, mostly...

Rest in Pain, David Koch.

Years ago, mostly in the '50s and '60s, trying to get a look at automobiles under development was a sport.
A guy named Jim Dunne made it his profession, photographing...
Forum: Nothingland 08-23-2019, 06:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 156
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Regular solitaire (Klondike?) has always seemed...

Regular solitaire (Klondike?) has always seemed like a waste of a computer.
Tell me if there is a difference between that game and the ultimate low-tech deck of cards.
I play a solitaire game of...
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-23-2019, 11:30 AM
Replies: 1,644
Views: 309,183
Posted By Diaphone Jim
I obviously don't know squat about these...

I obviously don't know squat about these vehicles.
So little that I was surprised by just the fact there is overlap:

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Toyota_86

"Also called" on the right.
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-23-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 138,309
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Canopies wide open, ready to bail.

Canopies wide open, ready to bail.
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-23-2019, 11:14 AM
Replies: 1,578
Views: 245,279
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Except for a few startles, that was relaxing.

Except for a few startles, that was relaxing.
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-22-2019, 11:39 AM
Replies: 1,644
Views: 309,183
Posted By Diaphone Jim
I did not know that the (Toyota) Scion FR-S and...

I did not know that the (Toyota) Scion FR-S and the Subaru WRX are the same car.
WTF and why so scoff-law?
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-21-2019, 02:49 PM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,948
Posted By Diaphone Jim
I don't like that there are no photos I can find...

I don't like that there are no photos I can find of any of the mechanical guts or anything like a cutaway drawing for the Evija.
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-21-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,948
Posted By Diaphone Jim
I never met a Lotus I didn't like. Range: 250...

I never met a Lotus I didn't like.
Range: 250 miles (or an hour and 15 minutes at top speed).
I assume that would be accomplished in dead quiet and would
like to find out.
I am afraid I don't...
Forum: Image of the Day 08-21-2019, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 208
Posted By Diaphone Jim
The floater is very cool. And indeed smaller...

The floater is very cool.
And indeed smaller in person.

https://journeytoorthodoxy.com/2012/09/the-words-first-self-propelled-boat-church/
Forum: Image of the Day 08-19-2019, 11:17 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Hope you don't mind if I just horn in on your...

Hope you don't mind if I just horn in on your thread, Bruce.

https://www.classicdriver.com/en/article/cars/you-wont-find-a-better-collection-abarths-one

There was one of these on a local lot...
Forum: Image of the Day 08-17-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 351
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Nice place, but kind of showy. Love Abarths. ...

Nice place, but kind of showy.
Love Abarths.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ms9Plfn_2mI
Forum: Image of the Day 08-16-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 383
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Video unavailable. I'll try later. This...

Video unavailable. I'll try later.

This worked https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wCCw3m-Gs7s

Shouldn't it be "...wash my bloody talons..."

Great alternate names: ossifrage and lammergeyer.
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-15-2019, 11:45 AM
Replies: 942
Views: 138,309
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Good on that pilot! If he had bailed, no...

Good on that pilot!
If he had bailed, no telling where the plane would have crashed and what damage it would have done on the ground, let alone destroying itself.
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-15-2019, 11:34 AM
Replies: 730
Views: 90,877
Posted By Diaphone Jim
The idea seems to be to put the load directly...

The idea seems to be to put the load directly under the end of the hoist so that that huge hydraulic lift can do its best.
Forum: Nothingland 08-14-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 12,223
Views: 5,917,745
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Big pizza pie

This makes me happy:
https://apod.nasa.gov/apod/image/1908/MoonSaturn_Patonai_1280.jpg

The fact that it happens every month this year is also great, but it doesn't make me happy that I already...
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-13-2019, 12:21 PM
Replies: 730
Views: 90,877
Posted By Diaphone Jim
I guess that Scholpp just rents those, not make...

I guess that Scholpp just rents those, not make 'em.
The ladder at the front may mean that the configuration is part of the set-up and lets the driver go work the crane.
Or he messed up and had to...
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-13-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,948
Posted By Diaphone Jim
I am embarrassed to say that I didn't recognize...

I am embarrassed to say that I didn't recognize the front end or hood ornament.
Next time I will.
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-12-2019, 11:43 AM
Replies: 2,544
Views: 416,948
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Cool yes, but what?

Cool yes, but what?
Forum: Quality Images and Videos 08-11-2019, 12:26 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 245
Posted By Diaphone Jim
Those are elaborate otoliths. The ones I've...

Those are elaborate otoliths.
The ones I've found in otter scat look like little flat pearls.

I automatically worry about some asshole catching the last one, but bigmouth buffalo are in the...
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