JawzX2, Boost Addict. 1.6t, 2.7tt, 4.2t
jawzx2
2/15/20
6:25 PM
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I actually quite like the 175.... it’s hell of a lot better than a CRJ100/200... I used to fly to a lot of smaller regional airports when I travelled for a living, and whenever I got to ride a 175 instead of a CRJ (or a Dash-8) I jumped for joy. It’s a quiet, comfortable aircraft with a bright, airy cabin. I always Read more

2/12/20
9:24 AM
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As a small boat sailer (Sunfish) I can barely imagine the balancing act of the foils and sails... Its hard enough just keeping a simple little lateen rigged boat on balance when you’re trying to go fast. Are the foil controls automated, or is someone actually driving the planes manually? 

2/8/20
9:02 AM
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Plenty of youtube videos about these things... Usually a cleverly programmed microcontroller, often with a few megabytes of real flash (so that a small test file copy works), that spoofs a larger capacity (say, I don’t know, 2tb?) disk and delivers a malware payload of the seller’s choice. They're worse than a fake, Read more

2/6/20
9:08 PM
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No, those are just hay. Volumetrically we probably have close to that much, but its all inside, and not compressed... Probably only weighs 300-400lbs total (our own sheep provided about 150 of that) , whereas each round hay bale weighs about 500 by itself

2/5/20
8:16 AM
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Our sheep are Bluefaced Leicesters and Border Leicesters, both members of the English Longwool type. They have very fast growing wool and ideally for fleece quality we would shear them about every nine months. However up here in the northeast our winters are severe enough that we like to let them have a full coat for Read more

2/4/20
10:08 PM
1

Yeah we go to special effort to keep ours clean, but range sheep can get pretty grubby, they also want nothing to do with the process of getting shorn... And if they’re in good condition, they can make quite a fuss about that. They may not be cattle, which can literally kill you if they get the notion, (statistically Read more

2/4/20
10:01 PM
2

Due to the overwhelming usage of synthetic fibers in modern clothing the price of raw wool is quite low these days, typically about $.75usd/lb. That doesn’t even cover the cost of shearing, so we produce a value added product and spend the $$$$ to have it spun into yarn. The investment is high, but we do make a profit Read more

2/4/20
6:18 PM
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Its a fine balancing act, we try to wait as long as possible, but we can’t wait too long. The handling required for shearing could be bad for the ewes and unborn lambs in the last week or so pregnancy. The foetal lambs put on a huge growth spurt in the last week or two, and tossing a ewe around for shearing in that Read more

2/4/20
6:05 PM
6

We like to have them sheared before lambing, it makes the teats easier to find for the lambs, it also means the momma sheep can transfer body heat to the lambs better, and we don’t have to worry about birth gunk (that’s a technical term, trust me...) ruining the wool. Sheep are quite amazingly tolerant of temperature Read more

2/4/20
6:00 PM
3

The orange and white bags are Poulin Grain Sheep Complete. We supplement at a rate of 1/2lb per head per day during the final ~three weeks of pregnancy and peak lactation, but otherwise they eat grass and hay.