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    We recently switched from Saber Red fog to stream...

    We recently switched from Saber Red fog to stream and gel is a personal purchase option.

    Compared to the fog the stream and the gel both suck. The fog didnít have much range and got on everyone,...
  2. Thread: Go kart for kids

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    If itís going off road it needs A roll cage with...

    If itís going off road it needs A roll cage with doors and windows of some sorts. Partial ejections with the outside leg or arm getting pinned, crushed, or amputated are way too common. Most of the...
  3. Pull the trigger harder or grip harder. My guess...

    Pull the trigger harder or grip harder. My guess is that your releasing the trigger under recoil, well you're not really releasing the trigger, the pistol is moving backwards in your hand under...
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    This would be my guess. Unlike the movies, the...

    This would be my guess. Unlike the movies, the folks doing banks or jewelry stores arenít doing that one lick to pay for mamaís heart transplant. They donít stop until they in prison or the morgue.
  5. Thread: Tesla Truck

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    If you got it, a truck brought it. I just watch...

    If you got it, a truck brought it. I just watch The Irishman, Al Pacino was delivering one of Jimmy Hoffa's trademark sentiments on trucking.

    The historical opposition to rail has been trucking...
  6. Thread: Tesla Truck

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    Just remember the next time youíre stuck two...

    Just remember the next time youíre stuck two monkeys driving trucks and blocking the interstate, both driving 25 under the limit and oneís trying to pass with a .05mph speed differential, and the...
  7. Thread: Tesla Truck

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    Itís all very complicated. Basically I want to...

    Itís all very complicated. Basically I want to drive a Tesla truck with studded tires so I can tax AKDoug faster than he can pass cost on, and he will be replaced with a Tesla robot trucker.
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    I get that everything gets passed on to...

    I get that everything gets passed on to consumers. With a few trucks with terrible fuel economy, per mile is to your benefit. Youíre using almost twice the fuel of a modernized fleet but a mile is...
  9. Thread: Tesla Truck

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    IMO electric cars are rich kid toys and...

    IMO electric cars are rich kid toys and manufacturers just add the government rebates to the price people are willing to pay. I think electric car users should pay their ďfair shareĒ for road use. A...
  10. Thread: Tesla Truck

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    Vehicle mile taxes are the trucking lobbies...

    Vehicle mile taxes are the trucking lobbies scheme to move the tax burden from trucking companies to car drivers. In the US, Commercial vehicles represent about 10% of miles driven and 25% of fuel...
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    That looks like a feral pig, and in the US...

    That looks like a feral pig, and in the US Javelina are found along the southern border in Texas, New Mexico, and Arizona. They are really prolific in the areas around Eagle Pass to Laredo. The snow...
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    Tennessee v Garner, regarding the use of deadly...

    Tennessee v Garner, regarding the use of deadly force to apprehend a fleeing suspect, and Graham v Connor regarding the use of force.

    I donít know what happened out there.

    Was the officer...
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    In Texas feral pigs often a generic term that...

    In Texas feral pigs often a generic term that include javelina/peccary, escaped domesticated livestock animals, Eurasian pigs/hogs/boars, and crossbreeds between the latter two.

    In my limited...
  14. Thread: Tesla Truck

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    I get that itís ugly as sin and completely...

    I get that itís ugly as sin and completely impractical as a pickup. But if we look at things that people complain about with trucks, this puts a lot of check marks in boxes. Fuel cost, acceleration,...
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    Look at how much people love to complain about...

    Look at how much people love to complain about how thin the sheet metal is on cars and trucks now days (imagine the hilarity if more people realized the bed on the Tacoma was Tupperware). Put thick...
  16. Thread: Rifle reboring

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    Iíve done a bit a hunting with a 35 Whelen. Other...

    Iíve done a bit a hunting with a 35 Whelen. Other than my hunting buddy telling me that he knows itís me when I shoot because of the thump the bullet makes on contact, itís not any different than a...
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    There are plenty of solar chargers out there. The...

    There are plenty of solar chargers out there. The biggest issue I think you will face with that setup is hiding the camera and putting it somewhere that squirrels wonít chew up the wires between the...
  18. Thread: Tesla Truck

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    400 miles on battery and payload arenít happening...

    400 miles on battery and payload arenít happening (not to mention pushing it awfully close to that pesky 26,001 thing). I think the real ticket would be slapping a huge alternator on front of the...
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    Musk is back to his old monkey in the zoo antics,...

    Musk is back to his old monkey in the zoo antics, fling poo and see what sticks.

    One of the big arguments against electric cars used to be range, basically you shouldn't buy an electric car...
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    Graphs like that are basically the pot calling...

    Graphs like that are basically the pot calling the kettle black, and skew relatively insignificant differences in percentages over a broad span to make something out of nothing. Scaled out 0-100%...
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    The other thing about Sweden is that they are...

    The other thing about Sweden is that they are producers.

    They produce somewhere around 10% of the worldís timber exports, are one of Europeís leading producers of iron ore, 4th largest heavy...
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    There isnít an oversupply of higher education....

    There isnít an oversupply of higher education. Thereís an over abundance of people with 4 years degrees that amount to little more than certificates of theft.

    I donít think UBI and GI Bill are a...
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    Is a small generator and an electric heater out...

    Is a small generator and an electric heater out of the question? Much much lower chance of it killing you in your sleep (or just burning all your stuff) and youíll have electricity. I get that a HF...
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    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/17186303/ ...

    https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/m/pubmed/17186303/



    More men have closed a COC number 4 gripper than women have closed a number 2. I think grip is highly overrated, things like closing a No.2...
  25. Thread: RFI: Chainsaws

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    Tractor Supply has their store brand, Country...

    Tractor Supply has their store brand, Country Line, bar and chain oil on sale for $5 a gallon, itís still an outstanding value at $7 a gallon. Itís every bit as good as Echo, Husky, Stihl, etc name...
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