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      There is a certain retardation factor involve...

      There is a certain retardation factor involve with topside oil changes. Folks get just so pumped that they can skip what is the most important part of a scheduled service. Which is to do a close...
    2. Do not go to a dealership. They will rape your...

      Do not go to a dealership. They will rape your wallet.

      Clearly, you bent something. Go to a shop that does front end work/alignments. Mechanically, your car is no different than older cars.

      I...
    3. No, actually the center gear was introduced with...

      No, actually the center gear was introduced with the higher gross weight DC-10-30. IDKFS, but most likely all of the MD-11 were the higher gross weight with the center gear.
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      [QUOTE=Avus;86607577] What is powerline adapter?...

      [QUOTE=Avus;86607577]
      What is powerline adapter? Devices that use your in wall electric cable as network cable. ...
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      What I'm referring to is "Manned" space travel....

      What I'm referring to is "Manned" space travel. We could have had GPS, Comm satellites, Tang and Velcro without sending people into space for a ton less money.

      Manned space flight did capture the...
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      Well ya, Keep all the documentation. They know...

      Well ya, Keep all the documentation. They know that the chance of having to actually warranty someones engine for oil related issues is pretty close to zero, even with slip shod maintenance. Just not...
    7. (SUNG) I don't want to work, I just want to bang...

      (SUNG) I don't want to work, I just want to bang on my drum all day........
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      I'll take my sign, I guess. I have heard the...

      I'll take my sign, I guess.

      I have heard the spin-off nonsense before. Those tech advancements could have been achieved for millions instead of billions of dollars if the nonsense of space travel...
    9. Well ya, pretty much. Just like the 747-400 is a...

      Well ya, pretty much. Just like the 747-400 is a warmed over version of the 747-300. What they do is take the current model and do some tech updates. Same airframe, wing and systems mostly but with a...
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      Truly a shame. Call me a hater, but for a 1/4...

      Truly a shame.

      Call me a hater, but for a 1/4 of a million $ what kind of a bargain is a ride that takes you to the very edge of space for a few minutes and then back to earth?

      The whole idea...
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      Well duh. His wife was in the same room and he...

      Well duh. His wife was in the same room and he probably thought that by some miracle of miracles that his wife forgot she was married and still courting him.

      If it was me, I would have wifey take...
    12. The most notable aircraft you have wrenched on

      For me, it would be Led Zeppelin's Boeing 720 named "The Starship".

      http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Starship

      The small airline I worked for in Seattle operated/owned it in 1978/79.

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      Gust suppression like the 777 has and the 737...

      Gust suppression like the 777 has and the 737 does not is really not a deal breaker, really. Most heavies use use the Weather radar and altitude to avoid turbulence anyway. A better ride on a 777,...
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      My bad..............
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      Oil "Warranties" are complete marketing...

      Oil "Warranties" are complete marketing nonsense. Do you really think anyone has EVER had their engine replaced due to oil induced wear caused by a particular type and brand of oil?

      The burden of...
    16. Describes exactly what happened to the Malaysian...

      Describes exactly what happened to the Malaysian 777 crash at SFO. Jt is just amazing that the flight crew failed to see that their airspeed was well below minimums for a safe landing. Let's see,...
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      It would be to not kick dirt up, not to protect...

      It would be to not kick dirt up, not to protect the ground.
    18. Either wiring, micro-switches in the latch or the...

      Either wiring, micro-switches in the latch or the controller (module) for that door.

      You can check the wiring by disengaging the boot between the door and pillar and looking for wires that are...
    19. Grow a set already. If she wants your input,...

      Grow a set already. If she wants your input, that's fine, but if she doesn't, let her make her own decision. Mutual respect is what makes a relationship work.

      It just kills me that guys will grow...
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      Will not happen. If they can't be made to conform...

      Will not happen. If they can't be made to conform to Type Certificate specs in every way, they will be scrapped. If a single fastener hole is damage beyond engineering drawing limits and even though...
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