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  1. Von Braun -> John Glenn = 17 years Space shuttle...

    Von Braun -> John Glenn = 17 years
    Space shuttle -> now >= ~9 years
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    I had a chance to try a SIG at the range (not...

    I had a chance to try a SIG at the range (not sure which exact model). Very nice gun, nicer than Ares Rex, the trigger was more service style than competition style but still didn't impede aim.
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    What about the gun rack :D

    What about the gun rack :D
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    Tesla may not be perfect on all fronts but they...

    Tesla may not be perfect on all fronts but they have been pretty serious about their advertising. Which other car company has launched a car into space?
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    Lower interest makes leasing (financial or...

    Lower interest makes leasing (financial or operational) more attractive while higher interest makes owning more attractive. Do you want to save for that BMW or do you want it now at little additional...
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    I was going to create a separate thread on how...

    I was going to create a separate thread on how ZIRP (zero interest rate policy) has ruined cars for average people.

    Since interest is zero, most people lease cars to which companies responded with...
  7. Thread: Honda E

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    Another article from formtrends...

    Another article from formtrends mentioning possible inspirations such as Delorean, Citroen Karina and Lancia Stratos HF with cool car pictures to look at.
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    Based on direction USA has been going I can...

    Based on direction USA has been going I can totally imagine police in Cyber Trucks :)
  9. Thread: Honda E

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    This is Musk's strategy which is working: on top...

    This is Musk's strategy which is working: on top of raising capital on stock market with banks and bonds, they generate hype, take pre-orders for couple of years which enables them to borrow millions...
  10. Thread: Honda E

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    Re: Cybertruck A friend dug this out, article...

    Re: Cybertruck

    A friend dug this out, article on future of automobiles from 1979 Penthouse magazine:
    https://archive.org/details/penthouse-1978-10/page/n139

    There is a hybrid design similar to...
  11. Thread: New toy

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    Weren't baby moons and white walls more 1950s...

    Weren't baby moons and white walls more 1950s thing, not 1970s muscle car thing?
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    utwigmu

    KRSESQ, what sort of engine and transmission was in that Camaro originally?
    V8 and 3-speed torque converter?
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    Congratulations, that is a pretty car, hope the...

    Congratulations, that is a pretty car, hope the project goes well. I really like classic 1950s to 1970s american cars.

    Doc: Impala 1959 is one of my favourite 1950s American cars, with 1959...
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    In one of business books I read the technology...

    In one of business books I read the technology cycle was described:
    innovative company creates new technology
    new technology is not yet good enough for mainstream and high end but starts to become...
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    Light Year One is another interesting EV car...

    Light Year One is another interesting EV car concept

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bSbWwn_YCr8

    Comes from team which won solar power races, has solar roof and can add around 10.000km/year...
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    Some photos in this article:...

    Some photos in this article:
    https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/ford-starts-taking-500-deposits-all-electric-mustang-mach-e

    OT
    The problem with SUVs is they are like nukes. Once everyone has them...
  17. Thread: Honda E

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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEKq8jmckz0 ...

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pEKq8jmckz0

    First drive
  18. Thread: Honda E

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    Honda E

    Since this is partially EV forum now:
    The other day I watched video on Honda E and I must say I really really like it.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MfD67KCFxqI




    I like the retro...
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    I finally moved servers from crappy inaccessible...

    I finally moved servers from crappy inaccessible closet to a nice server rack in a dedicated server room and I'm pondering similar things. I have two ESXes which host VMs, newer full, older half...
  20. I've won online auction for x-rite display...

    I've won online auction for x-rite display callibrator, which means I can now get a nice monitor and after that I will build a powerful video/photo editing desktop and finally after like 15 years...
  21. Thread: Bragging

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    Having a broad skill set and combining multiple...

    Having a broad skill set and combining multiple fields is the key for success with upcoming automation and globalization. Some of the best IT people I've seen had formal education from completely...
  22. Thread: Bragging

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    Congrats! My actual job title is IT Manager...

    Congrats!

    My actual job title is IT Manager and they sent me to America once, but the job also involves end user problems, pulling cables, last minute documentation writing, getting elevator...
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    Wasn't Matic connected to Dan Wood who was behind...

    Wasn't Matic connected to Dan Wood who was behind decision to axe performance graphics and go niche multi monitor.

    Remembering my idealist outlook from Parhelia times (I'll build time bending...
  24. Nice build! Congrats. Good that we still have...

    Nice build! Congrats. Good that we still have some hard core PC builders on board.
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    Owners must be what 70 now. I remember there was...

    Owners must be what 70 now. I remember there was Matic as an owner besides Trotier and I remember some hearsay that Trotier was more reasonable of the two.
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