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  1. Thread: Boeing accidents

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    Re: Boeing accidents

    All those years of MicroSlime updating, service-packing, new OS, and they STILL don't have it right.

    I did hear the Fro...French sent the recorders back to Ethiopia. Who has had them for almost a...
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    Re: Liverpool Hotel Opening...

    Yeah, but a Liverpoodlian only makes six hunnert quid a year.
  3. Thread: Car dies suddenly

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    Re: Car dies suddenly

    Remember, too, backfeed from generator can keep some stuff functional....maybe not ignition. But you have no idea, so if you stick a light in (maybe more than one) to sort of determine what quits....
  4. Thread: Car dies suddenly

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    Re: Car dies suddenly

    I read that. And, not knowing off hand the AH switch wiring, seems a lot of vehicles have several leads off the switch to do that.

    Unless you are wired for power to the hot terminal of the coil,...
  5. Thread: Car dies suddenly

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    Re: Car dies suddenly

    Generic.
    If fuel supply, the float bowls will deplete and poor running just before it quits.Sometimes you have to be sensitive to the changes.

    Coil? Maybe, but usually when they go they go, or...
  6. Thread: It's a girl

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    Re: It's a girl

    so....my wife decided she wanted a stupidphone 3.0 or whatever. So she can text the kids. Right.

    HAS to use the voice texting as she cannot do the little bitty keyboard...and my question was (just...
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    Re: Bank accounts I did not know about.

    I have a whole folder dedicated to reporting phishing attempts.
    Yesterday it was Wells Fargo, and horribly done at that.

    We solved the bank phishing issue before it ever began.

    We don't do ANY...
  8. Thread: Boeing accidents

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    Re: Boeing accidents

    Saw it.
    Question:
    You think the timing of the airing (or re-airing) was an accident?
  9. Thread: Jaguar 340

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    Re: Jaguar 340

    Yeah, now I remember. Fully rounded, no fake knockoff ears like a MK2. And different badge (changeable).

    I suppose if somebody was doing a full-on 340 resto, probably worth something, but you...
  10. Thread: Jaguar 340

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    Re: Jaguar 340

    well, no.
    But, somebody could have a deep desire to have them.

    240 and 340 were last couple of years of MK2 production, Ambla (vinyl) interior, small bumpers, basically a last ditch attempt to...
  11. Thread: Boeing accidents

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    Re: Boeing accidents

    I know someone (well) who has worked in Airliner Leasing businesses for years.

    Mentioned my thoughts on where the boxes were sent, and that elicited a response I had not heard.

    Apparently,...
  12. Thread: Windy today!

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    Re: Windy today!

    wind was a contributing factor. Let's see what other contributing factors would cause a double stack freight train to derail all on one side of a trestle in very high winds.

    Thinking.
    ...
  13. Thread: Boeing accidents

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    Re: Boeing accidents

    carefully done to be broad enough in scope to not tread on toes too local.
  14. Thread: Boeing accidents

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    Re: Boeing accidents

    perspective.

    Death Cruiser 10....how many died before they actually fixed the problem?
    Lockheed Electra.....how many before they even knew there was a problem?
    Comet....same as Electra.

    ...
  15. Thread: Boeing accidents

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    Re: Boeing accidents

    you've got that backwards. Hairbuss has been fly by wire with computer direct control for what, 20 years? BIG issues, from Paris Air Show to Hair France in the Atlantic.

    After Death Cruiser 10,...
  16. Thread: Windy today!

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    Re: Windy today!

    saw said wind took a stack train off a trestle in NM today.
  17. Thread: Mg tc

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    For Sale Re: Mg tc

    yeah, two and a half years after the comments stopped, must be some new information. Maybe if the Discovery channel gets hold of it and claims aliens were involved, we'd get some answers.
  18. Thread: I gotta move south

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    Re: I gotta move south

    Ah. I see. Jag runs in the snow. 1950 Ford Tudor runs in the snow. Chains when required. Underwings housed out well when done.
  19. Thread: I gotta move south

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    Re: I gotta move south

    Get ready, boys. Two more off the west coast, models show it progressing across...and more snow on east coast.

    How to Sprites handle snow with chains?
  20. Thread: I gotta move south

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    Re: I gotta move south

    We are now officially in a heat wave.

    32 on the deck on my way to St. Arbucks this morning.

    No ice to scrape off windscreens.

    Amazing.

    Those in the teens and below, check Flight Tracker.
  21. Thread: productivity

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    Re: productivity

    and companies that were embracing change from long-standing complacency did not survive.

    Think DeLorian.
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    Re: They were robbed I tell ya!

    I can never remember how many baseballs need to go through the hoop and net to get then into the super bowl.
  23. Thread: Science Fair

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    Re: Science Fair

    https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/middle-school-break-arms-jumping-off-water-tower-science-project/
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    Re: Had a lovely experience yesterday

    "How many were buried by JP?"

    Show of hands, please.
  25. Thread: Cleanup on Aisle 3

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    Re: Cleanup on Aisle 3

    just copied that off and sent it to my wife.
    I'll have her post photos of me face down in the driveway.
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