mybirdistheword
My bird IS the word
mybirdistheword
5h
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Exactly. I once asked my friend, who was somewhat of a gourmand, “What is a good bottle of wine?” He replied, “A good bottle of wine is one you like.” If you like the results you are getting with your camera, it’s a good camera. For what I want, I need higher end gear. I started with one long lens, then sank the money Read more

5h
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Isn’t is just fascinating how people devolve into immaturity while decrying and protesting Donald Trump’s immaturity? Read more

12h
3

Palette cleanser time. Same idea, better execution.

12h
3

Yikes. If you pile cash up in the middle of your driveway and light it on fire, at least you get some warmth out of it.

Oct 20
2

And it's using typically GM plastics in the interior -- and they want $100k?!

Oct 20
7

I was thinking that was violating a law of physics somewhere......

Oct 19
2

I put anti-seize on the threads before I install the new shocks.  Usually doesn’t help after a number of New England winters.

Oct 19
1

Round taillights would absolutely make this car. Like, instant classic status. A kamm tail look like the early C3 models would be nice and clean too.

Oct 15
3

I’d imagine a cast drum like this, with just a small amount of machining, at the quantities they’re being built in, cost the manufacture somewhere around $3-$5. Read more

Oct 15
2

Unfortunately, with Lockheed, we may be waiting a long time.

I still welcome the attempts, however.

Also the ITER recently hit a construction milestone.

Oct 15
2

39 million psi is certainly suboptimal but still, superconducting properties at such a relatively high temperature, using what appears to be a novel compound that hasn’t been tried before, is a pretty important piece of the puzzle.

Oct 15
1

Hard to say the impact of this development. Though I do think once a thing has been done, humankind has a way of figuring out easier ways to do it...... Look at the time scale from the transistor of 1940's to digital today as an example. Back in the beginning about all a transistor was good for was as a solid state Read more