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afadeev

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Saw this vinyl art near Dunkin this morning.
Not entirely sure what the owner had on his mind when he put it on his car.
Your guess is as good as mine:

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The "HANDLE WITH CARE" on #420 here seems a mite obvious, considering what it's printed on... :)
 

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I literally 😂 for #2382. Dumbest thing I've seen in a while. (Well at least it would be dumb for ME to ride it!)
 

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I sure wish one of the rocket manufacturers would come out with a 6 inch diameter Harpoon kit like the one I posted the picture of. ....that's one rocket I would love to do a level 3 project on.
 

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#2418
thomcat.jpg


Yeah, I remember those...
and the Grainger's catalog
and the McMaster-Carr catalog
and the Stock Drive catalog
and the...
 

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post 2418. what are they
The machine in the foreground is a Pratt and Whitney gun drill, it’s over 100 years old The picture was taken yesterday and I was drilling barrels for 50 S&W, actually making 3 rifles in 500 Auto Max.
First step in running it is to dip your hands in the oil, now you don’t have to worry about getting dirty.
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Rifling machine.
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The machine in the foreground is a Pratt and Whitney gun drill, it’s over 100 years old The picture was taken yesterday and I was drilling barrels for 50 S&W, actually making 3 rifles in 500 Auto Max.
So all of the things in the blue rack (and the brown(?) rack next to it) are drill "bits" (or reamers)?
 

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The machine in the foreground is a Pratt and Whitney gun drill, it’s over 100 years old The picture was taken yesterday and I was drilling barrels for 50 S&W, actually making 3 rifles in 500 Auto Max.
First step in running it is to dip your hands in the oil, now you don’t have to worry about getting dirty.
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Rifling machine.
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Is making barrels a hobby or a job? And can you do AR barrels?
 

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So all of the things in the blue rack (and the brown(?) rack next to it) are drill "bits" (or reamers)?
Yes
They are drills, reamer and riffling buttons. A different button is used for each caliber and twist. In .224” we have five.

Is making barrels a hobby or a job? And can you do AR barrels?
It is my work. We do make AR barrels bu if you want something "normal" it’s better to buy elsewhere, it’s expensive. If you want a 6x45 with a special taper come to us.
 

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Anyone care to explain? Aircraft, job, job description?
 

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Anyone care to explain? Aircraft, job, job description?
The airplane is a variant of the English Electric Canberra bomber used for photo recon (Canberra PR-9, I believe). The recon officer was put up front like that to make room for more equipment and fuel, and since he needed a nice dark place to work anyway, no big windows were necessary (though he does have a tiny ones on either side).

The normal ingress/egress for him is through the swinging nose cone. The "OH _______!!!" egress is through the roof via ejection seat. The roof panel is visible just ahead of the windscreen.

Cool airplane!

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The airplane is a variant of the English Electric Canberra bomber used for photo recon (Canberra PR-9, I believe). The recon officer was put up front like that to make room for more equipment and fuel, and since he needed a nice dark place to work anyway, no big windows were necessary (though he does have a tiny ones on either side).

The normal ingress/egress for him is through the swinging nose cone. The "OH _______!!!" egress is through the roof via ejection seat. The roof panel is visible just ahead of the windscreen.

Cool airplane!

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Thank you Mike! I had no idea on this one. Looking at the photo of the Recon Officer, he looks like "S#$%, here we go again!" Cramped quarters for sure.
I'll do some reading up on this one.
 

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Likely the three most poorly dressed and ugliest men on the planet, and they think they're the coolest people on the planet
 

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Likely the three most poorly dressed and ugliest men on the planet, and they think they're the coolest people on the planet
Actually, they are one of the longest running (and successful) UK Punk bands : Toy Dolls

They have a very unique sound & their songs are funny stories! (They are also credited with the fastest rendition of the kids TV show theme: Rupert the Bear)


 

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:D - got it from:


(great TV show!)


@hobie1dog and to add: I was going to post a shot of Wendy O'Williams (Plasmatics) but couldn't find one of her that is 'family friendly'...
 

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#2601 Dad drove gasoline for Texaco for I-dunno-how-many-years. Deliveries within a hundred miles or so. Over 1.9 million no-accident miles. Then some @sswipe pulled out in front of him...

He rarely speeded. He figured the company was gonna pay him for his time either way, and speeding so you could spend an extra 15 minutes drinking coffee and ogling the waitress at the truck stop was just stupid. Pretty smart for a 9th grade education.

Best -- Terry
 

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post #2628

Is that photoshoped? I see no control deflections.
 
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