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Ragnarok
08-31-2010, 09:29 AM
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Ragnarok
08-31-2010, 09:30 AM
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The Stray Cat
08-31-2010, 10:00 AM
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jake10684
08-31-2010, 10:42 AM
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That's been me pretty much all day at work today. People are in a mood and none of us are getting any work done at all. We all need a vacation, I think. We've done nothing but laugh and cut up the entire morning.

The Stray Cat
08-31-2010, 02:12 PM
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THE_JOKER
08-31-2010, 02:27 PM
That was a weekend job only, an i'll thank you not to bring it up again...


:lol:

Well i been scanning ebay for stuff i dont need, luckily i found nothing of great interest so money saved!, early night i think, have a good one pond wanderers! :chug:

Oggy
08-31-2010, 02:36 PM
see ya joker

Lee
08-31-2010, 02:46 PM
i had to choose cake today. couldnt decide so got 2. then went for a chinese buffet. Allowed to get the sc10 out tomorow, plan is, get up late, food, walk to newsagent, buy energy drink and a lottery ticket, get back and play with the sc10 all day :)

Oggy
08-31-2010, 03:01 PM
i had to choose cake today. couldnt decide so got 2. then went for a chinese buffet. Allowed to get the sc10 out tomorow, plan is, get up late, food, walk to newsagent, buy energy drink and a lottery ticket, get back and play with the sc10 all day :)

sounds like a good day :bacondance: :bacondance: :bacondance: :bacondance:

pardonmyn00b
08-31-2010, 04:44 PM
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Oggy
08-31-2010, 05:04 PM
http://4gifs.com/gallery/d/128224-5/Cat_wakes_up.gif

my wife's just sat watching this for 5 minutes, she thinks it's great

pardonmyn00b
08-31-2010, 06:42 PM
:D

Waterboy
08-31-2010, 08:18 PM
Gentlemen, i give you...

MY NEW AVATAR!!!!!!!! MUAHAHAHAHA!

Ragnarok
08-31-2010, 09:54 PM
ლ(╹◡╹ლ)

Oggy
09-01-2010, 01:50 AM
morning gentlemen

i've just had a little :bacondance: for breakfast, and later the kids and me are going for a walk

what's everyone else up to today?

Lee
09-01-2010, 02:21 AM
so much for that lie in :mad:

Oggy
09-01-2010, 02:43 AM
so much for that lie in :mad:

why, what happened?

Lee
09-01-2010, 03:02 AM
8:00
my mom busts in with the biggest helium balloon ive ever seen. says happy birthday, goes to work, i go back to sleep.
8:30
dad rings. stay on phone for a while, dad has to go, put phone down.
walk upstairs to find bed again. see sc10 box on floor. distracted.
:lol:
then someone rang up as a wrong number...
:beer&buddy:

THE_JOKER
09-01-2010, 03:04 AM
SCX10 for birthday?

im lucky to get a kick in the teeth.

Lee
09-01-2010, 03:06 AM
nay, team associated sc10 brushless rtr :blink:

Ian
09-01-2010, 03:31 AM
the kids and me are going for a walk

what's everyone else up to today?

I would do just that but the bloody midges here are out in force today. Just walking to the car i got covered with the little vampire bast4rds:banghead:

I was going to sort my boat out today too:rant:

Morning everyone, happy birthday Lee! What did you get????

Lee
09-01-2010, 03:48 AM
i hate midges, one bad thing when i go sailing in the summer.
you really wana ask what i got? tis a long list :lol:
sc10 brushless rtr 2.4ghz hyperspeed lipo jobby. its quick.
tickets to see jimmy carr in birmingham
new trainers
new shirt x2
mercenaries 2
motorstorm pacific rift
and a vw camper mug
OH and sk8e gave me a 3racing winch last time i saw him... cheers dude^_^

bought myself a couple of lipo's and a charger aswell for the sc10.

Ian
09-01-2010, 06:03 AM
Kids today get far to much! When i was your age i got given a piece of wood and a knife " here son, you can make whatever present you want" You lot don't know your born < never did get that saying?:thinking:

THE_JOKER
09-01-2010, 06:10 AM
I got the £2-£5 on my birthdays as a kid, would always goto a local shop called "ToyTown" an buy a few of them little matchbox cars.

sk8te-penguin
09-01-2010, 06:26 AM
i hate midges, one bad thing when i go sailing in the summer.
you really wana ask what i got? tis a long list :lol:
sc10 brushless rtr 2.4ghz hyperspeed lipo jobby. its quick.
tickets to see jimmy carr in birmingham
new trainers
new shirt x2
mercenaries 2
motorstorm pacific rift
and a vw camper mug
OH and sk8e gave me a 3racing winch last time i saw him... cheers dude^_^

bought myself a couple of lipo's and a charger aswell for the sc10.

Thats a good list of stuff :D, and no prob mate :nice:

The Stray Cat
09-01-2010, 07:05 AM
Whats up fellas? Not much here working as usual. So dumb question....
What's a Midge?

Nice list of presents Lee, I agree with Ian, you guys all get way to much,I received gifts like Bender on The Breakfast Club, heres a carton smokes, go smoke up johnny!

THE_JOKER
09-01-2010, 07:10 AM
Ey up Rock :chug:

Midge= Man eating fly, blood lust is unquenchable. lol

Oggy
09-01-2010, 07:14 AM
woohoo, i've just won a grasshopper 2 on the bay for 99p and it's only 4 miles from me, so i'm gona collect it tomorrow :chug: :chug: :chug: :chug:

i might even give the seller a quid and tell him to keep the penny change

The Stray Cat
09-01-2010, 07:19 AM
Ey up Rock :chug:

Midge= Man eating fly, blood lust is unquenchable. lol

Ahh thanks Joker, we have those here, we just call them black flies!

woohoo, i've just won a grasshopper 2 on the bay for 99p and it's only 4 miles from me, so i'm gona collect it tomorrow :chug: :chug: :chug: :chug:

i might even give the seller a quid and tell him to keep the penny change

Very cool Oggster! is she in good shape?

Spoon37
09-01-2010, 08:00 AM
woohoo, i've just won a grasshopper 2 on the bay for 99p and it's only 4 miles from me, so i'm gona collect it tomorrow :chug: :chug: :chug: :chug:

i might even give the seller a quid and tell him to keep the penny change

:lol: congratulations! no shipping fee too :lolbeat:

Even if its in poor shape its a steal at 99p, just so folks get some idea of exchange rates and such, you can buy a regular hamburger in macdonalds for 99p. I think I'd prefer the buggy though theres less fat in it... :wacko:

:banana:

THE_JOKER
09-01-2010, 08:39 AM
Thought you was thinning out your collection Ogg? going backwards there mate :lol:

Kidding, sweet score bud!!! :chug:

The Stray Cat
09-01-2010, 08:43 AM
He is thinning it out, thats why he spent the 99p on the buggy instead of the burger!:lolbeat:
http://i663.photobucket.com/albums/uu359/elkozak73/NOMNOMPALM.jpg

Oggy
09-01-2010, 09:14 AM
it looks in good condition, it's my treat for loosing 16lb so far :bacondance: :bacondance:

i am trying to thin the collection, but at that price i would have been mad to say no

Bullitt
09-01-2010, 09:50 AM
Hello fellas. It is going to be a good day. I fired the guy that was going to do our electric and air install for our trailers and found someone with a lot more experience. I feel a tremendous weight lifted off of my shoulders.

I hope all is well. Ogg, that is a killer deal and you are going to bum the guy out because he was probably going to charge you $30 on shipping to make up the difference :D


Harry

The Stray Cat
09-01-2010, 09:52 AM
Morning Harry!, You guys Hot down there?

Oggy
09-01-2010, 10:07 AM
Ogg, that is a killer deal and you are going to bum the guy out because he was probably going to charge you $30 on shipping to make up the difference :D


Harry

hi harry, it was collection only, that's probably why it was so cheap

THE_JOKER
09-01-2010, 10:43 AM
Cool news Harry! gotta be happy in what you do, an with the others you do it with!

Ogg, i know matey i was kidding lol, great score mate! also cool news on the weight loss :chug:

Bullitt
09-01-2010, 12:14 PM
Morning Harry!, You guys Hot down there?

Actually we are doing pretty good. Yesterday we did not even get to 100F. It is 1:00pm and 95F at work right now. We have some cloud cover and a 30% chance for rain all this week and most of next week. A couple days ago, the heat index was 109F. :lolbeat:


Harry

The Stray Cat
09-01-2010, 12:56 PM
We've been hovering 90 for the last three days, and the next two call for it also. Then Saturday we drop to 68 for a high!

MojaveMonster
09-01-2010, 01:08 PM
I'm so glad it's cooling down. These last few days they've had us working nights. There would be no way I could get any sleep during the day if it was still baking out there.

BTW, driving a Humvee through the desert with no lights only using Night Vision Goggles is a trip. We took a wrong turn last night and ended up in an Off-Limits mortar impact zone. We didn't realize it until we drove over some unexploded ordanace (uxo). I hope my insurance is current.

Oggy
09-01-2010, 01:22 PM
We took a wrong turn last night and ended up in an Off-Limits mortar impact zone. We didn't realize it until we drove over some unexploded ordanace (uxo). I hope my insurance is current.

that sounds like a real blast :D :D :D :D

The Stray Cat
09-01-2010, 01:33 PM
MM, I remember trying to drive throught that damn desert with NVGs, they don't help much. I was on a retrans team for our commo platoon, so we had to drive up to the tops of the Mtns, in the dark, crazy sheet man!

Oggy
09-01-2010, 02:14 PM
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt358/bigoggy/ebay/ojmbm9.jpg

Ragnarok
09-01-2010, 02:19 PM
that sounds like a real blast :D :D :D :D

Lame pun foul. Ten yard penalty. :cop:

Bullitt
09-01-2010, 02:38 PM
http://i627.photobucket.com/albums/tt358/bigoggy/ebay/ojmbm9.jpg

Holy quad turbos Batman!


Harry

The Stray Cat
09-01-2010, 02:46 PM
Holy quad turbos Batman!


Harry

Exactly what I was thinkin!:nice:

Lee
09-01-2010, 02:50 PM
it seems my lipo charger is creamed. damnit!
heres pics of my truck.
http://www.scale4x4rc.org/forums/showthread.php?p=720001#post720001
mojave, thats mad! what happened, the truck still runnning, you all ok?

pardonmyn00b
09-01-2010, 03:02 PM
Lee, get that truck dirty!

Oggy
09-01-2010, 03:17 PM
ouch

http://fr.evilox.com/videos/explosion-airbag-vol-plane

pardonmyn00b
09-01-2010, 04:09 PM
Very ouch

Lee
09-01-2010, 05:40 PM
Lee, get that truck dirty!

i want to go to the park tomorow and find some dirt to play on :nice:

Waterboy
09-01-2010, 07:18 PM
UUGGGHHH this stinkin charger has so many settings and i havent even turned it on yet:mad::banghead:

jake10684
09-01-2010, 08:26 PM
Got my big humidor today. The other one was getting way too cramped. I'm seasoning it right now so I can't move the smokes into it just yet. I'll be taking the small one to the office to keep some cheaper smokes in for when we all stand around outside behind the building and cut up. And I may just keep one or two higher-end cigars in there for when the chancellor or president visit.

Had a decent cheap smoke tonight, too. Magicos Cubanos. Really cheap, but still handmade Dominican. The lack of quality/quality control definitely shows though. It was smooth enough, had a good draw, and the flavor wasn't terrible. But it was very uneven, had some soft spots and a little knot or two. Didn't burn evenly, but it lit up easy enough.

Ragnarok
09-01-2010, 08:46 PM
UUGGGHHH this stinkin charger has so many settings and i havent even turned it on yet:mad::banghead:

Forgive me if you've already posted it, but what model of charger did you get? If it's a really good one the sophistication might pay off.

Got my big humidor today. The other one was getting way too cramped. I'm seasoning it right now so I can't move the smokes into it just yet. I'll be taking the small one to the office to keep some cheaper smokes in for when we all stand around outside behind the building and cut up. And I may just keep one or two higher-end cigars in there for when the chancellor or president visit.

How big o' humidor did you get? We built one that was nine feet long and almost seven feet tall.

Waterboy
09-01-2010, 09:05 PM
No problem Rag it's this one: http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/s...attery_Charger

2k2cse
09-01-2010, 09:13 PM
your link isn't workin WB :poke: :lol:

Ragnarok
09-01-2010, 09:26 PM
HOLY CRAP!

Anyone remember the pic I showed from TF3's shoot that had Optimus and his trailer? (I do.) Found a concept image showing that it might be part of a combiner system. (If the linked image doesn't work, just coy-n'-paste it into your addressbar.)

http://1.bp.blogspot.com/_G96gxvrHqrE/TH76N_cp-HI/AAAAAAAAJZ8/drPM9pT9zu0/s1600/TF3PrimewTrailerNizzi.jpg

Assuming those images are to scale with the standard Optimus on the far left, Prime quadruples in size in full mode. :omg: There must be one hell of a badnasty rumble at the end of that movie. :jump:

BTW, the link you have, WB, isn't complete. It has some ellipses in the pathname. :nice:

2k2cse
09-01-2010, 09:48 PM
Just found the link he originally posted a few pages back :)

http://www.hobbyking.com/hobbyking/store/uh_viewItem.asp?idProduct=11341&Product_Name=Turnigy_MAX80W_7A_Lithium_Polymer_Bat tery_Charger

Ragnarok
09-01-2010, 09:55 PM
Gyah! I couldn't find it in a search. Thanks.

jake10684
09-01-2010, 10:09 PM
How big o' humidor did you get? We built one that was nine feet long and almost seven feet tall.

Well if you change feet to inches, that's probably about right. :blink: It should hold roughly 60 cigars, depending on what I put in there, and the humidifier and hygrometer. It's not huge, but compared to the 20 cigar humidor I was using, it's a big step up. The new one is a good bit deeper too, so I can fit some longer smokes in there. And it's fully lined with Spanish cedar, rather than mostly lined with it.

The local smoke shop has a walk-in humidor that's probably bigger than my living room.

Ragnarok
09-01-2010, 11:01 PM
Spanish Cedar is interesting stuff. It's actually a Mahogany. It's lighter and "punkier" than other Mahoganies. The closest smelling relative to it is Sapélé. Sapélé doesn't hold that strong smell too long after it's cut, though.

The Stray Cat
09-02-2010, 07:02 AM
Thanks Rag for the Wood type lesson, its amazing how much you know about the different varieties.

I wish we had a smoke shop anywhere near here. UNfortunately we don't have anything other than the indian smoke shops and they are all just cheap cigarette and chewing tobacco places.

THE_JOKER
09-02-2010, 07:57 AM
When is the annual "Shoot The Mailman" day?


Gotta be soon right?

Ragnarok
09-02-2010, 09:23 AM
MAH INTARNETZ IZ MAYD UV FROZIN MAYONAYZ!!! :cryin:

http://hvx-rc.com/forumstuff/ani/ani-christopherwalken.gif

My router has kacked on me five times in the last 18 hours. It's running, but my 'puter says that it's not connected to the internet. I deplug it, then reconnectify and within a minute everything's bouquet. I am BUGGED beyond recall! :mad:

Ian
09-02-2010, 09:25 AM
When is the annual "Shoot The Mailman" day?


Gotta be soon right?

You still waiting? :nono: I'm waiting for loads of stuff to, one model i bought from UK, is being sent to me from Asian?<_<

Ragnarok
09-02-2010, 09:36 AM
Probably because they don't actually stock your item. It has to come from the factory or distribution hub.

sk8te-penguin
09-02-2010, 09:46 AM
AI DOO NAWT LIEK FROZIN MAYONAYZ!!!:aflac:

Bullitt
09-02-2010, 09:50 AM
Another rig blew up in the gulf...Dammit!


Harry

THE_JOKER
09-02-2010, 09:59 AM
You still waiting? :nono: I'm waiting for loads of stuff to, one model i bought from UK, is being sent to me from Asian?<_<


Yeah, today was stuff that wasn't for me, hopefully tomorrow! :chug:

Another rig blew up in the gulf...Dammit!


Harry

Well that sucks!! any casualties?

jake10684
09-02-2010, 10:21 AM
Spanish Cedar is interesting stuff. It's actually a Mahogany. It's lighter and "punkier" than other Mahoganies. The closest smelling relative to it is Sapélé. Sapélé doesn't hold that strong smell too long after it's cut, though.

I had no idea. I just assumed that since it was called cedar that it was cedar. Or is all cedar in the mahogany family?

I wish we had a smoke shop anywhere near here. UNfortunately we don't have anything other than the indian smoke shops and they are all just cheap cigarette and chewing tobacco places.

The smoke shop here, The Leaf, actually has a really nice selection of cigars, pipe tobaccos, chewing tobaccos, and even cigarettes. They also sell high-dollar imported coffees and have a lounge where you can sit and have a smoke with your coffee while you watch the game on the big HDTV.

Another rig blew up in the gulf...Dammit!


Harry

Drilling rig? How bad is it?

Bullitt
09-02-2010, 10:28 AM
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_gulf_rig_explosion

No casualties. 13 people on board and only 1 injury and all accounted for. I do not think it was a production platform, but not 100% sure. The eco-nuts are going to have a field day with this one I am sure.

Harry

Oggy
09-02-2010, 11:04 AM
http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/us_gulf_rig_explosion

No casualties. 13 people on board and only 1 injury and all accounted for. I do not think it was a production platform, but not 100% sure. The eco-nuts are going to have a field day with this one I am sure.

Harry

glad everyone is ok, but like you said the eco's will go into overdrive

Bullitt
09-02-2010, 11:20 AM
I am sure POTUS is looking into a 1 year drilling moratorium now!


:nono:


Harry

jake10684
09-02-2010, 11:33 AM
Not to be overly political in this comment, but reading comments from the news stories about the rig explosion makes it painfully obvious that there are just as many idiots on the left as people think there are on the right.

One of my favorite lefty comments was "BAN OIL!" Where do they think half the stuff in the computer they're using came from? Rocks? The plastic tree? Even if the world stopped using petroleum-based fuels tomorrow, we'd still need to drill for oil to keep up with the ever-increasing demand for consumer goods derived from petroleum-based plastics.

pardonmyn00b
09-02-2010, 11:41 AM
Mmmm plastic tree

http://mob733.photobucket.com/albums/ww332/fabien2x/drooling_homer.png?t=1244927726

The Stray Cat
09-02-2010, 11:42 AM
Not to be overly political in this comment, but reading comments from the news stories about the rig explosion makes it painfully obvious that there are just as many idiots on the left as people think there are on the right.

One of my favorite lefty comments was "BAN OIL!" Where do they think half the stuff in the computer they're using came from? Rocks? The plastic tree? Even if the world stopped using petroleum-based fuels tomorrow, we'd still need to drill for oil to keep up with the ever-increasing demand for consumer goods derived from petroleum-based plastics.

It doesn't matter what side they are from any longer, they all change sides to suit what ever need at the moment. In NY we have a politician running this year that started as a Democrat, couldn't get backing, changed to independent, couldn't get backing, and is now running on a Republican ballot. They are all just puppets to the highest payer.

jake10684
09-02-2010, 11:46 AM
Career politicians... The worst kind of scum.

Though that comment was from some random person, not a politician. I know most politicians are money-grubbing slimeballs. It's the extremist citizens that infuriate me the most.

sk8te-penguin
09-02-2010, 11:51 AM
THE SHEEP HAS SPOKEN

http://content1.myyearbook.com/profile_themes/2010/06/02/07/25777509_1275479771.gif

Lee
09-02-2010, 12:02 PM
this stig birthday cake is really nice.
sorry, that should be, this ben collins birthday cake is really nice.:nice:

Oggy
09-02-2010, 12:17 PM
this ben collins birthday cake is really nice.:nice:

:lolbeat::lolbeat::rofl:

Bullitt
09-02-2010, 12:25 PM
The new project
http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k164/harrybullitt/Hauler/999ce86c.jpg


Harry

The Stray Cat
09-02-2010, 12:29 PM
The new project
http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k164/harrybullitt/Hauler/999ce86c.jpg


Harry

For the COE??? What's the length??

Lee
09-02-2010, 12:35 PM
whats going on it?

Bullitt
09-02-2010, 12:59 PM
Yes for the COE and she will be roughly 39" or 39' in scale length. It will be 8" (8') wide at the rear wheels. I will haul the Datsun and another 1/12 Porsche that I want to get to the vintage races.

What you are seeing is the frame only. The front will have an enclosure and styrene will wrap the sides. Also, the cars will be open to the elements and for the world to see.

Harry

The Stray Cat
09-02-2010, 01:15 PM
Harry, if you're pulling this behind the COE you need it to have some fancy rollin fenders like the COE!

Bullitt
09-02-2010, 01:18 PM
They wont be curvy like the COE's, but the trailer will have some neat-o touches to it.

Now I am waiting to hear for the guy with the waterjet and see how much the sides are going to cost.

Harry

Ragnarok
09-02-2010, 04:01 PM
I had no idea. I just assumed that since it was called cedar that it was cedar. Or is all cedar in the mahogany family?

Actually, the whole "cedar issue" is quite convoluted. True Cedars like Atlantic Cedar and Cedar of Lebanon are the only true cedars, and they're in the pine family (Pinacaea). They grow natively in the Middle East and Mediterranean regions and are coniferous (needles). Trees known as Cedars in the US aren't cedars (Western Red, Port Orford, Eastern, AK Yellow, et al) but are actually Cypress trees (fam. Cupressacaea <-- had to check the spelling on that one) and are also coniferous. Go back far enough in their scientific classification they are related since both are coniferous, but very, very distantly.

Spanish Cedar (aka. Cedrela, I think) is part of the Mahogany family, (Meliaceae) grows in Central and South America and is deciduous (leafy), a totally different kind of tree. Although, they're an evergreen deciduous, so they're kinda weird. It'd be like a carnivorous ungulate, like the Andrewsarchus was.

The only reason I can figure that those particular Cypresses and Cedrela are called Cedars is the odor. ALL of those woods are very strong in odor long after they've been milled. All woods have an odor as they're being worked, but most don't keep "fuming off" the way some do.

jake10684
09-02-2010, 04:06 PM
So I'm guessing the 'salt cedar' and junipers that overrun everything down here are in the cypress family as well?

Bullitt
09-02-2010, 04:07 PM
$60 to have the three main pieces cut. The two side pieces and the top plate that the hitch will be welded too.

It is a shame that it will all be covered with styrene.


Harry

Ragnarok
09-02-2010, 04:10 PM
So I'm guessing the 'salt cedar' and junipers that overrun everything down here are in the cypress family as well?

I know that Junipers are Cypresses. The other I've never heard of. :blink: Just looked it up though, and they're some kind of goofy shrub.

jake10684
09-02-2010, 04:59 PM
I know that Junipers are Cypresses. The other I've never heard of. :blink: Just looked it up though, and they're some kind of goofy shrub.

They're a shrub in the same way the mesquite is a shrub though. I've seen salt cedar and mesquite both get bigger than any tree around them. 'Course, in all fairness, the only actual trees that can really grow here are live oaks.

Ragnarok
09-02-2010, 06:29 PM
Of course a shrub is still a tree, botanically speaking. The Wiki article I found on Salt Cedar sez its family is Tamaricaceae. It's native to Europe, Africa n' Asia, which I would deduce that it's a foreign invader if it's in showing up in your turf.* Based on the soil it likes and super long taproots it sounds like it may be tough to get rid of, too. Also said one species is known to hit 18m tall, which is something I didn't see the first time I read it, so…uh…yeah. :lolbeat: Not "just a shrub."


* EDIT: scrolls down Wikipedia article to read where it says essentially this. <facepalm achievement unlocked>

jake10684
09-02-2010, 06:44 PM
Of course a shrub is still a tree, botanically speaking. The Wiki article I found on Salt Cedar sez its family is Tamaricaceae. It's native to Europe, Africa n' Asia, which I would deduce that it's a foreign invader if it's in showing up in your turf.* Based on the soil it likes and super long taproots it sounds like it may be tough to get rid of, too. Also said one species is known to hit 18m tall, which is something I didn't see the first time I read it, so…uh…yeah. :lolbeat: Not "just a shrub."


* EDIT: scrolls down Wikipedia article to read where it says essentially this. <facepalm achievement unlocked>

It's definitely something that's taken over, and it's nearly impossible to eradicate. The problem is that the places that tend to have them thickest is right around earthen livestock tanks where you can't use the 'proven' methods of killing them because diesel fuel in the water supply probably isn't a good thing.

Between the salt cedar and the feral hogs (and a few other things), the landscape here is changing faster than anyone can fight it back. It makes me sad if I think too much about it.

EDIT: I'll cut you a really good deal on salt cedar and mesquite wood if you're interested, Rag. :lolbeat:

Ragnarok
09-02-2010, 07:01 PM
Ya know, you could take care of two problems in one shot. Feral hogs + mesquite =

WYLD BAYCØNN!!!

http://www.threadbombing.com/data/media/2/Bill_and_Ted_neenering.gif

jake10684
09-02-2010, 07:22 PM
I love wild pork! It's soooo good...

But I can only shoot so many pigs 'til my trigger finger gets tired. Year-round open-season on the varmints is nice, though.

Waterboy
09-02-2010, 08:35 PM
Im having pork ribs this sunday, does that count?:drool:

Ragnarok
09-02-2010, 08:38 PM
I had pork ribs once. Wasn't a good thing. I wouldn'a eaten them if I had known what they were. :nono: :(

Waterboy
09-02-2010, 08:44 PM
Then you musta had a bad batch rag, because theyre gret. :( And why you bugged rag?

Ragnarok
09-02-2010, 09:10 PM
Pork, the purer the worser, rips my insides out like a Drano and razorblade milkshake. The more processed it is, the better I am at handling it, ie. pepperoni, some Italian sausages, etc. I eat bacon, but I'm never able to get enough to become sick. (Four slices?) Some ham-based lunch meats I'm okay with, too. But chops, ribs, and similar are like instant, bleeding IBS to me. I think it's the only real food allergy I have, if one can even call it that - "low tolerance" might be a better term.

And bugged…? I dunno. Not feeling like myself. My typical episode of maudlin and existential irascibility.

Ragnarok
09-02-2010, 10:47 PM
Yay! I'm about halfway done with my Spring Cleaning…from 2007!

http://hvx-rc.com/forumstuff/ani/ani-peeweegiantunderpants.gif

THE_JOKER
09-03-2010, 02:00 AM
TIP OF THE DAY:


Whilst enjoying a hot bath, why not save time!! sit your toaster at the foot of the bath side for an early breakfast, an plug in your electric shaver for the good ol' "Two Birds, One Stone" technique!

Clean!, Shaven!, an Fed! ready for the days work!

END OF TIPS.


Disclaimer, i will not be held responsible for the aftershock of these tips, or the soggy toast.

Lee
09-03-2010, 02:40 AM
need help guys. bought a charger last week for my batteries, it arrived quickly, i opened it all up, checked the display worked etc but couldnt charge my batteries because the conectors were different. left very good feedback then waited for the conectors.
got to charge them the other day, the first battery it seemed to top up ok, took 25 minutes, but ever since then it hasnt worked and just brings up error messages. my uncles charger charges my batteries fine though.
i emailed the seller to ask for advise, but he hasnt replied. the charger is obviously faulty, what do we think?

Ragnarok
09-03-2010, 02:57 AM
If your charger charged 'em before, but doesn't now, yet your Unkie's can I would say your charger is need of replacement. RMA that sucka!

Ragnarok
09-03-2010, 03:39 AM
INSOMNIA AHOY!!! :wave:

Oggy
09-03-2010, 03:52 AM
i hope my clock mechanism comes today so i can start my new project :bacondance:

Spoon37
09-03-2010, 03:59 AM
i hope my clock mechanism comes today so i can start my new project :bacondance:

Time machine eh? hope you got those stainless steel sheet panels ready and your flux capacitor working :lolbeat:

Oggy
09-03-2010, 04:17 AM
no, i'm turning one of my old ukulele's into a clock :banana:

Oggy
09-03-2010, 04:18 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aw-59o7RUlo

THE_JOKER
09-03-2010, 04:21 AM
Time machine eh? hope you got those stainless steel sheet panels ready and your flux capacitor working :lolbeat:

1.21 gigawatts!!!!!


EDIT:

Ogg, that vid is sweet! funny too. :excited:

Oggy
09-03-2010, 04:22 AM
1.21 gigawatts!!!!!

no 1.5 volt aa battery :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling:

sk8te-penguin
09-03-2010, 04:40 AM
:lol: I want to do that :D

Spoon37
09-03-2010, 05:02 AM
no 1.5 volt aa battery :rolling: :rolling: :rolling: :rolling:

close enough lol :lolbeat:

cool vid too :nice:

:banana:

Ian
09-03-2010, 05:24 AM
That's perfect for the school run!!

Oggy
09-03-2010, 06:06 AM
oops

http://menmedia.co.uk/manchestereveningnews/news/s/1315935_police_officers_seize_highpowered_sports_c ar__then_crash_it_into_garden_wall

Ian
09-03-2010, 06:10 AM
Who ever said pigs couldn't fly?

The Stray Cat
09-03-2010, 10:06 AM
What's up today guys, Just got back from my kid's school orientation. They finally go back this coming week! Can't wait fo rhte weekend, I have some beautiful cool 65 degree weather and a new tin of Virginian tobacco for my pipe. I'll be all set with some Earl Grey tea.

Damn a pipe and some tea, I should be english!

THE_JOKER
09-03-2010, 10:12 AM
You sound it, lol.

The Stray Cat
09-03-2010, 10:14 AM
I should've said a cup of Charlie though, right??

Ian
09-03-2010, 10:15 AM
Whato old bean, that sounds spiffing. One can't beet a good old puff on a pipe after a jolly good slurp of grey.:tea:

Oggy
09-03-2010, 10:30 AM
i don't drink tea, does that mean i'm not english :thinking:

Lee
09-03-2010, 10:57 AM
yes oggy, yes it does. this sc10 is far too much fun. my rear tyres have half as much tread as the fronts. oh yeah.
i took it to my gf's earlier, her dad broke the lawn mower out and we mowed us a track around the garden, took turns trying to get round, avoiding the swingset and washing line :lol:

THE_JOKER
09-03-2010, 11:02 AM
I should've said a cup of Charlie though, right??


Would have been more English, but your forgiven lol.

Whato old bean, that sounds spiffing. One can't beet a good old puff on a pipe after a jolly good slurp of grey.:tea:

I say old chap! jolly good to see you again kind sir, tell me old bean, was the journey a pleasant one? i do so hope it was.

i don't drink tea, does that mean i'm not english :thinking:

Your half English i guess lol.

yes oggy, yes it does. this sc10 is far too much fun. my rear tyres have half as much tread as the fronts. oh yeah.
i took it to my gf's earlier, her dad broke the lawn mower out and we mowed us a track around the garden, took turns trying to get round, avoiding the swingset and washing line :lol:

Sounds cool! gotta watch them swings! lol.

The Stray Cat
09-03-2010, 12:03 PM
So I watched Diary of a Wimpy Kid, with my kids last night, great movie, especially for kids like 7-12, very relavent and even the stuff we all tried to forget about middle school, its still part of the story. Definitely a good one to see with the family if you don't mind ten and eleven year fart type humor, here and there.

Ian
09-03-2010, 12:46 PM
if you don't mind ten and eleven year fart type humor, here and there.

I thought that was why we all liked the forum so? Where else can you go to let your hair down and act like a kid again?

Bullitt
09-03-2010, 01:59 PM
Well the new installer is working out great and we had tons of rain today. I have spent most of the day going back and forth to the truck parts house and I have the urge to make some sort of half-arse trailer and pull it with the COE tonight. :D
Tomorrow, my oldest turns 9 and he is having a neighbor kid come over and spend the night. It should be interesting.


Harry

Lee
09-03-2010, 02:23 PM
i just logged into my school email. dont want to go back id rather lay back at home and play motorstorm. got my maths and english exams in november though so ive got to get back and revise.. hard.
oh well, i leave in april i think it is. secondary school has gone bloody quick.

The Stray Cat
09-03-2010, 02:25 PM
Well the new installer is working out great and we had tons of rain today. I have spent most of the day going back and forth to the truck parts house and I have the urge to make some sort of half-arse trailer and pull it with the COE tonight. :D
Tomorrow, my oldest turns 9 and he is having a neighbor kid come over and spend the night. It should be interesting.


Harry

Gotta love sleep oversd HArry!!! Have fun!:D

Ragnarok
09-03-2010, 02:51 PM
There's your nonstop fart joke-a-thon right there.

Spoon37
09-03-2010, 03:15 PM
:tea:

Tally ho!

:banana:

Bullitt
09-03-2010, 04:07 PM
Well, the '53 footer is ready for paint...sorry about the pics (iphone)
http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k164/harrybullitt/6006e75e.jpg
http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k164/harrybullitt/d05a6a7e.jpg
http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k164/harrybullitt/54e054c3.jpg
if I had a better picture, I would show it to you. This rear housing is my baby because I designed this one. :D
http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k164/harrybullitt/fab92f9d.jpg


Harry

Ian
09-03-2010, 06:36 PM
That's one helluva big build Harry, it wont even fit in your shed! Whats the scale on that?

^_^

Bullitt
09-03-2010, 09:43 PM
It is 12:1 Ian. I figured that the COE wanted to pull something, so I designed a trailer. I might need another axle on the truck though. This trailer is kinda big.


Harry

oldskoolmini
09-03-2010, 10:41 PM
hey fellas!!!! havent been on the past couple of days. somebody stole mah interwebz. and i get to go dove hunting tomorrow:banana: hopefully my wheelchair wont get stuck in the mud.:lolbeat:

MojaveMonster
09-03-2010, 10:41 PM
SPEED Channel Saturday 12pm eastern-

Lucas Oil Off Road @ Glen Helen Ca. from July event.

Watch It!

Bullitt
09-03-2010, 10:49 PM
hey fellas!!!! havent been on the past couple of days. somebody stole mah interwebz. and i get to go dove hunting tomorrow:banana: hopefully my wheelchair wont get stuck in the mud.:lolbeat:

Lucky you bud. I have to wait another 2 weeks before I get to go dove hunting.

SPEED Channel Saturday 12pm eastern-

Lucas Oil Off Road @ Glen Helen Ca. from July event.

Watch It!

Thanks for the heads up. I will try and plan my day around it. LOL

Harry

oldskoolmini
09-03-2010, 10:51 PM
will do mojave! seeing as I finally got the speed channel again ive been vegging out on barret jackson auction for the past few days.

Ragnarok
09-03-2010, 11:01 PM
SPEED Channel Saturday 12pm eastern-

Lucas Oil Off Road @ Glen Helen Ca. from July event.

Watch It!

Umm…kay. :blink: But I'll be at work. And I don't have cable.

Bullitt
09-03-2010, 11:33 PM
Umm…kay. :blink: But I'll be at work. And I don't have cable.

Believe me Rag. The Lucas Oil Series and the American Le Mans series is about the oly thing good on TV.

I got really upset the other day. The American Le Mans series was on and I had laundry to do. I took 3 baskets of clothes upstairs to fold and so I could watch the Speed channel upstairs. Speed channel was not coming in, so I switched to Versus and drifting was on. No lie...This was the very first time I have ever seen drifting :blink: Watching that was worse than watching an Anna Nicole Smith doing Shakespeare. That was absolute crap. The guys on TV were going on about how fast these two cars were going :blink: They could not have been going to fast because there tires were spinning to the point that they were doing a burnout and sliding. Then after the "race" was over, JUDGES decided on a winner. Last time I checked, the winner of a race was the person to finish first of have the quickest time. Get a Porsche 911 and it would zip past any one of those piles of you-know-what. I really wanted my 8 minutes back.


Rant over.

Harry

Ragnarok
09-03-2010, 11:56 PM
So, slow. Like slow as Paris Hilton on Celebrity Jeopardy? That ANS vs. Shakespeare analogy's pretty good. :lol:

Oggy
09-04-2010, 12:38 AM
an extra has been seriously hurt during the filming of transformers 3, i hope she makes a full recovery


http://jalopnik.com/5629380/extra-has-skull-sliced-open-on-transformers-3-set

Spoon37
09-04-2010, 02:59 AM
Blimey :blink:

As for the drifting thing... in theory it could be good, but its never about speed - that would be like judging a freestyle monster truck event by how quickly they finish.

Ah well... if you want decent drifting you probably have to watch it in japanese:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D7QQlJRY9BI

(I know its an old clip but its still good ^_^ )

:banana:

THE_JOKER
09-04-2010, 03:02 AM
I could do that......
























(blatant lie lol) i could wreck that car in seconds though, that i do know.

Spoon37
09-04-2010, 03:16 AM
:lol: hey dont worry even the pro's crash:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pqdkxy4dnH0

:lolbeat:

Oh and while looking for that I found this:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qmsrf5040X0&feature=related

the commentary cracks me up :lol:

:banana:

THE_JOKER
09-04-2010, 03:21 AM
:lol: now THAT, i know i could do......eaaaaasy.

Oggy
09-04-2010, 03:35 AM
i used to have a jag xj40 soverign, i put that into a wall while drifting it :huh: :huh: :huh: :huh:

THE_JOKER
09-04-2010, 03:42 AM
I had one of them 3000GT things in a few years ago (during paintshop job) the owner had a few an thought he would show off in the pub car park, wrapped it up about 5 seconds after he hit the throttle an dropped the clutch lol.

Lee
09-04-2010, 04:09 AM
i saw someone try and drift an astra once. even the old woman next to me laughed it failed so bad.

THE_JOKER
09-04-2010, 04:30 AM
:lol: i used to be into the fast cars etc, even put alot of money into the jetta i have now, although recently Ive been taking half the stuff off it an flogging it, putting it back to standard like, reason being its pointless, i can have all the superchargers in the world on it, i still have to sit at 30mph or 70 tops if i wanna keep my license, just pointless really unless you have track days, i see all the boy racers with there saxo's an other bits of chet, with an exhaust the size of a mans head, an it just makes me smile.

Oggy
09-04-2010, 04:37 AM
i see all the boy racers with there saxo's an other bits of chet, with an exhaust the size of a mans head, an it just makes me smile.

yeah they bling the cars up, throw a huge exhaust and stereo at it, and then wonder why there 1.1 is even slower than it used to be

Lee
09-04-2010, 06:38 AM
just had an awesome bash session with the sc10 at the park, filmed most of it too so ive got the fun task of editing it all together. going to get some jump footage in my back garden later then ill edit it all and put it on the tube :nice:

Ian
09-04-2010, 07:16 AM
The best car I've ever had for 'sliding' was my Mitsubishi Lancer. It was only front wheel drive, but you could get that thing sideways round a bend and hold it there as long as you didn't take the handbrake off.

I used to be a right rive arse, always sideways and a couple of 360's, the first was an accident, the second one was to see if i could do it again. 70MPH on a B road, whip the arse end, on with the handbrake, as soon as the rear faces the way you were going, off with the handbrake whip the steering to the opposite lock and drop into second and floor it. I got one hell of a rush and my arms were shaking with adrenaline for almost 30 minutes after.

I used to like pulling up into the town center and seeing all the boy-racers in there 1ltr Vauxhall Corsa's just sat talking to each other, dreaming of owning a car that doesn't scream if you do more than 50. I would go flying past and slide round the corner right infront of them. N00bs.
That car was awesome! I pi$$ed all over an integra type R on the M8 too. I was up his rear in the outside lane and he wouldn't pull over. When he did, i came along side him and he gave me the good ol w***er wave.

You could also take off on a hump bridge and guarantied it would always land on all 4's. It was weighted perfect for it. I took it rallying quite a lot too.

Oops, I'm babbling now :wave:

Good times.

oldskoolmini
09-04-2010, 08:19 AM
cool story Ian. the rallying bit sounds similar to the time i launched my mom's hyundai sonata of some railroad tracks. and she never found out.:sht:

Ragnarok
09-04-2010, 09:17 AM
an extra has been seriously hurt during the filming of transformers 3, i hope she makes a full recovery


http://jalopnik.com/5629380/extra-has-skull-sliced-open-on-transformers-3-set

Yeah, I've been following this pretty closely. The studio and the press seem to have very differing statements. The press, as usual, has taken 3rd and 4th-hand accounts and rumors and made them facts. Here's where I've been watching things: http://transformerslive.blogspot.com/

There's even new stuff on her condition and a semi-official statement.

Ragnarok
09-04-2010, 09:25 AM
The Room: The Game! --> http://www.newgrounds.com/portal/view/547307

:rolling:

FunkyHunk
09-04-2010, 09:53 AM
Winter drifting is fun :)
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=nbjf53fdm2Y

Ragnarok
09-04-2010, 09:54 AM
If I happen to disappear from the forum in October, blame these:

66546
66543
66544
66545
66542

http://hvx-rc.com/forumstuff/emo/emo-musicstudio.gif

MojaveMonster
09-04-2010, 11:56 AM
Rag, let me grab my jacket....I'm coming over.

Don't worry, I don't have SPEED channel either but I hope someone caught the LOORS race.



FunkHunk, nice driving. You dizzy?

Waterboy
09-04-2010, 01:21 PM
Whoah Rag. Is one of those the Iphone apps?

THE_JOKER
09-04-2010, 01:49 PM
Completely off topic...


Backstage passes to a George Michael concert. "Access all areas"


Something so wrong about that...

Waterboy
09-04-2010, 02:42 PM
Oooooooooooh. ALL areas you say?

MojaveMonster
09-04-2010, 02:49 PM
Does that include the mens room?

Ragnarok
09-04-2010, 03:20 PM
Rag, let me grab my jacket....I'm coming over.
Well, if you hitch your way up to AK, you might get here in time to see me sign the UPS doohickey. Mid- to late-October.

Whoah Rag. Is one of those the Iphone apps?
Nope. Those programs I showed screenshots of are intended for Big Boy computer horsepower. These are the reason I built my Hackintosh in the first place. Omnisphere is a beastly synthesizer that uses both DSP generation and sample-based PCM synthesis. My computer isn't a monster, and Omnisphere is known to bring a lot of powerful machines to their knees. I'm hoping the Schwartz will be with me. Until then I'm going to see if I can push my 2.67GHz CPU from the 3.33GHz I currently have it to 3.8 or 4GHz. I probably won't be able to do any serious upgrades to my machine until January, so overclocking is where I should focus my efforts.

Completely off topic...


Backstage passes to a George Michael concert. "Access all areas"


Something so wrong about that...

66579
66580

jake10684
09-04-2010, 04:48 PM
I need this...

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Taxidermy-Wild-Grey-Squirrel-Tophat-/280555447741?pt=UK_Collectables_AnimalCollectables _SM&hash=item41526865bd#ht_500wt_1067

Ian
09-04-2010, 05:08 PM
I need this...

http://cgi.ebay.co.uk/Taxidermy-Wild-Grey-Squirrel-Tophat-/280555447741?pt=UK_Collectables_AnimalCollectables _SM&hash=item41526865bd#ht_500wt_1067

:lolbeat: I'd have to stick that in a tree in a public park just to see what people did, maybe even a servo to move it's head lol

oldskoolmini
09-04-2010, 10:18 PM
well guys dove hunting was a success today. i managed to kill 3 doves today.:hunter: one just got completely obliterated. my shoulder is soooo sore. was using a Benelli 12 gauge semi auto. :shoot:

jake10684
09-05-2010, 12:17 AM
Maybe I'll go bird hunting this year... Last time I went out shooting, I went through 2 boxes of clay pigeons and hit all but 3 out of...I guess it would've been around 180? 200? I missed the first, and one each on 2 throws towards the end when I was going for 3 at a time.

Talk about a sore shoulder! I just wish I was as good with a rifle as I am with a shotgun. I blame my horrible vision. Though I can still manage a fairly good open-sight hit at 150 yards. Never used a scope. Always felt like I was cheating. lol

I've also really been wanting to get back into bows. When I was a kid I was a dead-eye with everything I could aim with both eyes: bows, blowguns, slingshots, shotguns.

Great, now I have something else to spend money on. Thanks a lot. :lol:

Ragnarok
09-05-2010, 12:49 AM
http://hvx-rc.com/forumstuff/ani/ani-chucknorrisrifle.gif

Ian
09-05-2010, 02:23 AM
Chuck Norris rules:banana:

Spoon37
09-05-2010, 03:14 AM
I can go one better...we have found the indian chuck norris!:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=LhDcd8DZK_o

:banana:

sk8te-penguin
09-05-2010, 03:54 AM
I feel sorry for that SJ... :lol:

Ragnarok
09-05-2010, 09:45 AM
Wow! :lol: So, Apu Nahasapeemapetilon must've finally got that funding for Let Go of My Jerky, Turkey!? :rolling: Have you ever noticed that some cultures that have the most beautiful women also have the ugliest dudes? It's like some kind of Law of Conservation of Unattractiveness, or something.

I'm thinking I'm going to revise my gear wishlist a little. I'm going to drop Toontrack EZDrummer for East West/Quantum Leap Storm Drum 2. It has enough bread and butter percussion sounds to keep me interested but it also features a buttload of ethnic and exotic percussion that I MUST HAVE. The fact it costs more than twice as much bothers me, though. :thinking:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QeJ5hTQCKKg

Spoon37
09-05-2010, 11:03 AM
wow...thats cool

but I know how this stuff goes, if you want THE best, you gotta pay top dollah! - this is why with my other hobby photography, scrubs use photshop elements 8 approx £40, pro's use photoshop CS5 rrp £650, or CS5 extended ~£900. worst of it is most average users wont actually get more out of having the full creative suite 5...

Still it could be worse it could be the actual cameras and lenses, regular DSLR £300-1700 ish...Hasselblad HD-40 with one lens complete at least £13,000, typical setup £22,500+ :eek:

:banana:

Ragnarok
09-05-2010, 06:32 PM
Yeah, digital photography is just as insane as pro audio in money terms. A Canon 7D or an Olympus 4/3 DSLR (ie. that newly rumored E-5), with about three nice lenses and a decent flash unit would sate my photography urges pretty well. Hasselblads…oh man. I'd be happier with a nice Explorer than I would a Bugatti Veryon because it's more than I'd ever need. Being creative, or worse yet, wanting to be creative and lacking certain resources, is a financially and emotionally expensive characteristic. :(

jake10684
09-05-2010, 09:41 PM
Now would probably be a bad time to mention that I have had Adobe CS Master Collection, CS2 Master Collection, CS3 Master Collection, CS4 Master Collection, and CS5 Master Collection all sitting on my shelf at one point or another in the past several years. And yes, they've all been legit copies. I currently have CS3, CS4, and CS5 in my possession, but CS3 and CS4 will be finding new homes soon.

Spoon37
09-06-2010, 02:18 AM
:lol: nice! I just got elements 8 :lolbeat:

Still I do have a Canon 7D to play with... :woohoo:

igotit
09-06-2010, 03:09 AM
i have nothing relevent to add to this thread,just wanted to up my post count and be a part of this thread!
nice job guys.....i can see this thread still kicking in 10 years from now!

Oggy
09-06-2010, 03:39 AM
i can this thread still kicking in 10 years from now!

i hope so, wonder how many pages long it will be?

Oggy
09-06-2010, 05:16 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sFqeWTfVi3I

Oggy
09-06-2010, 05:22 AM
i think this ones a bit disturbing

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lm_n3hg-Gbg

Oggy
09-06-2010, 05:40 AM
little bit of bad language in this one


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAg0lUYHHFc

Oggy
09-06-2010, 06:03 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1gLbZqS8K3w

Ragnarok
09-06-2010, 08:25 AM
Still I do have a Canon 7D to play with... :woohoo:

http://www.scale4x4rc.org/forums/attachment.php?attachmentid=66633&stc=1&d=1283761084

:rant:

Ragnarok
09-06-2010, 09:57 AM
Mah internetz haz bin pwnt! :cryin:

http://www.speedtest.net/result/942768991.png (http://www.speedtest.net)

pardonmyn00b
09-06-2010, 10:20 AM
Ouch!

sk8te-penguin
09-06-2010, 10:33 AM
How do you survive? O_o

Lee
09-06-2010, 11:03 AM
just finished getting footage for the video im making. driving brushless, 2s lipo shortcourse trucks on wet grass with bald back tyres is hard.

Waterboy
09-06-2010, 11:17 AM
Yeah I think this will be around the 5,000 page mark ten years from now:lol:

Ragnarok
09-06-2010, 11:27 AM
Ouch!

How do you survive? O_o

The worst part of it is my connection is dropping intermittently. Makes me want to go sabotage someone's lawn sprinkler. :bomb:



…Or post this video:

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7GMHl7bmlzw

66654

Lee
09-06-2010, 04:36 PM
hey waterboy, gatorade is better than water!

talon
09-06-2010, 04:44 PM
hey waterboy, gatorade is better than water!


http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uGPYYnA6UD8

oldskoolmini
09-06-2010, 08:42 PM
:woohoo: going to a junkyard this weekend to find a car i saw there 3 years ago. it was buried in the woods so i dont think its gone. the car in question is a 64-65 dodge coronet 4 door with a 440.:lol: it's been sitting since the 70's and the body was in good shape last i saw it. needs A LOT of engine and drivetrain work. hmmm. now to convince the grandparents to let me stash it at their house.

cherokeewheeler
09-06-2010, 09:50 PM
well good luck with that, my parents would say NO

Oggy
09-07-2010, 12:36 AM
:woohoo: going to a junkyard this weekend to find a car i saw there 3 years ago. it was buried in the woods so i dont think its gone. the car in question is a 64-65 dodge coronet 4 door with a 440.:lol: it's been sitting since the 70's and the body was in good shape last i saw it. needs A LOT of engine and drivetrain work. hmmm. now to convince the grandparents to let me stash it at their house.

hope you find it and can fix it up, we need pics if you buy it

The Stray Cat
09-07-2010, 07:16 AM
Hell yeah we need pics of Dodge Coronet!

What's up guys? All have a good weekend?

THE_JOKER
09-07-2010, 07:29 AM
Watched that movie "Kick A$$" if it wasnt for that little girl, the film would have been complete rubbish, but that kid was great! film should have been about her entirely an skip that idiot in the green wetsuit who has no purpose in the film at all.

The Stray Cat
09-07-2010, 07:33 AM
Watched that movie "Kick A$$" if it wasnt for that little girl, the film would have been complete rubbish, but that kid was great! film should have been about her entirely an skip that idiot in the green wetsuit who has no purpose in the film at all.

Thanks for the review Joker, I was going to rent that soon! Maybe I'll wait until there's nothing else left!

THE_JOKER
09-07-2010, 07:37 AM
No worries, also Nic Cage (big daddy) in his main action scene was also cool to watch! HE should have been batman lol.

Gonna pop to the video store again later an see what else i can watch, few more lil jobs to do first.

The Stray Cat
09-07-2010, 07:48 AM
No worries, also Nic Cage (big daddy) in his main action scene was also cool to watch! HE should have been batman lol.

Gonna pop to the video store again later an see what else i can watch, few more lil jobs to do first.

Nic Cage has actually always been a real Superman fan, when they made the new film a few years back he wanted the part. I might still watch it but we'll see. If they have a film called Losers its worth a good watch for action and some violence.

Oggy
09-07-2010, 08:19 AM
hey guys, i hope everyone's ok?

i've just found out the back to the future is been rereleased at the cinema from the 1st of october, i may have to go and see it on the big screen.


on the down side, ebay should ban idiots:shoot::shoot::shoot::shoot:

The Stray Cat
09-07-2010, 08:29 AM
Back to the Future on the Big Screen again would be awesooooommmeeee!! I love when Marty first gets b ack in the past and drives the Delorean into a barn, LOL!

russisloud
09-07-2010, 08:39 AM
Back to the Future on the Big Screen again would be awesooooommmeeee!! I love when Marty first gets b ack in the past and drives the Delorean into a barn, LOL!

that would be so kool :chug:

Lee
09-07-2010, 11:06 AM
back to the future would be mad in imax 3d.

Oggy
09-07-2010, 01:19 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AMsjRtOHXow

jake10684
09-07-2010, 01:30 PM
I don't know about the rest of you, but we're getting a nice "little" tropical storm right now. The eye of it should be right over me, in west Texas, early tomorrow morning. That's one heck of a storm to make it that far inland and still retain an eye.

Wonder how Harry is doing. I think they just had the worst of it not too long ago.

The Stray Cat
09-07-2010, 01:34 PM
I don't know about the rest of you, but we're getting a nice "little" tropical storm right now. The eye of it should be right over me, in west Texas, early tomorrow morning. That's one heck of a storm to make it that far inland and still retain an eye.

Wonder how Harry is doing. I think they just had the worst of it not too long ago.

I was wondering how you guys were all faring. I saw the storm on the news this Morning! DAYUUMM!!

Oggy
09-07-2010, 01:45 PM
what tropical storm? we've heared nothing about it over this side of the pond, the news is just full of a footballer that cheated on his wife

anyone got a link to an american news site?

jake10684
09-07-2010, 01:47 PM
I was wondering how you guys were all faring. I saw the storm on the news this Morning! DAYUUMM!!

Luckily it never hit hurricane force, but it definitely snuck up on everyone. We're already bracing for flooding since this whole town is build in a valley and floods after even an inch of rain. They're expecting 7 to 8 inches tomorrow. Winds shouldn't be a problem they're saying. Shouldn't top 30mph. We'll see about that...

It's weird... When I lived down south, this was expected. But up here, it's really rare. I think I'm a good 8 hour drive from the coast, at least. And what's even crazier, is that this is the second time this year we've been hit by a tropical storm this far inland.

jake10684
09-07-2010, 01:53 PM
what tropical storm? we've heared nothing about it over this side of the pond, the news is just full of a footballer that cheated on his wife

anyone got a link to an american news site?

Tropical storm Hermine. Here's some news sites with stories. No one has much since it never hit hurricane strength.

http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/americas/09/07/tropical.weather/index.html

http://www.foxnews.com/weather/2010/09/06/tropical-storm-hermine-forms-gulf/

http://news.yahoo.com/s/ap/20100907/ap_on_bi_ge/tropical_weather

They all basically say the same thing.

Here's a radar loop:
http://www.weather.com/weather/map/interactive/?zoom=6&lat=30&long=-98&interactiveMapLayer=radar&baseMap=h&animation=true

And this site has probably more than you want to know about it.
http://www.weather.com/

jake10684
09-07-2010, 02:07 PM
Just did some digging and it looks like it hit Beeville almost directly at around 10am today. It's possible that Harry is without power, but it didn't say anything about major damage in the area. I'm not sure who our other Texas members are or where they're located, but hopefully damage has been minimal for everyone up to this point.

Oggy
09-07-2010, 02:23 PM
that looks like an evil storm, hope everyone down there is ok

The Stray Cat
09-07-2010, 02:26 PM
Not to change subject on ya Jake but I have a funny story. My brother in law and I fixed up an older John Deere R70 lawn mower, the other day. Of course we got her running good, but the belt for the deck had rotted long time ago. Its been in the back of the barn for 8 years so its in good condition. Anyway what would a couple of rednecks do with an old John Deere??? How about try and jump it off my kids little bike ramp! I have video I will try again tonight to get to load up, so I can show ya'all.

russisloud
09-07-2010, 02:35 PM
lol, ed

The Stray Cat
09-07-2010, 02:41 PM
What up Russi???:burnout:

Oggy
09-07-2010, 02:58 PM
Not to change subject on ya Jake but I have a funny story. My brother in law and I fixed up an older John Deere R70 lawn mower, the other day. Of course we got her running good, but the belt for the deck had rotted long time ago. Its been in the back of the barn for 8 years so its in good condition. Anyway what would a couple of rednecks do with an old John Deere??? How about try and jump it off my kids little bike ramp! I have video I will try again tonight to get to load up, so I can show ya'all.

sounds like a great video:bacondance::bacondance::chug::chug:

oldskoolmini
09-07-2010, 04:20 PM
:censor:I HATE FORDS!!!!!! my axle bearings are now shot and my twin i beam suspension needs new bushings. so i guess i won't be getting that dodge coronet this weekend.:( now i gotta drop $300 into the pile of crap ford.

The Stray Cat
09-07-2010, 09:33 PM
:censor:I HATE FORDS!!!!!! my axle bearings are now shot and my twin i beam suspension needs new bushings. so i guess i won't be getting that dodge coronet this weekend.:( now i gotta drop $300 into the pile of crap ford.

Nothing to add but sadness, let the ford rot, buy the Dodge!:D

oldskoolmini
09-07-2010, 10:19 PM
i wish i could let the ford rot. but i have to have a wheelchair van. i havent learned how to transfer into a normal car or pickup.:smackbutt:

Ragnarok
09-07-2010, 10:26 PM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gyR0ZIdoMM

Bullitt
09-07-2010, 10:26 PM
Evening fellas! I am alive and with power. Unfortunately, the storm did not blow down my fence. It is a pile and it is going to cost a bit to replace and insurance would have been a big helper. Oh well. The tropical storm did make it up the coast and the eye went right through Alice, TX (the city I work in) this morning about 7:30. The eye was west of us by about 20 miles. I was driving southeast and I hit that northeast wall that causes the most damage in my jetta this morning about 7:40 am. I got blown to the shoulder once and a transformer on a power pole blew up behind me. Other than that, it was just a typical spring like wind only it included rain. A few fences were blown down and a few trees were damaged too. We had 2-1/2" of rain in the gauge and a bunch of small limbs and twigs in the yard.

Connor turned 9 this weekend and it was just a busy weekend. I did clean off most of my workbench and determined that I need to cut my rolling 4' x 6' bench (Anna) down to a 2' x 8', non-rolling unit that will mount to the wall in the garage. This way the suburban can be pulled all the way into the garage and not have the back hatch door hit the garage door while both are open. This new bench will basically be a place where I can permanently mount my bench grinder, band saw, mini drill press, and allow a little work surface between each item. I do believe that I will make it an "L" shape and give myself a small area to wrench on things as needed. Above the bench, I will have a place to mount my '55 Chevy fender. I will finally be able to work on that project too.

I have been balls deep in work at the office and there seems to be no slowing down anytime soon. That is why the posting has been a little light.

Harry

Oggy
09-08-2010, 12:33 AM
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4gyR0ZIdoMM

that had me and the wife laughing like idiots :excited: :excited: :excited: :excited:

spankrjs
09-08-2010, 06:27 AM
Evening fellas! I am alive and with power. Unfortunately, the storm did not blow down my fence. It is a pile and it is going to cost a bit to replace and insurance would have been a big helper. Oh well. The tropical storm did make it up the coast and the eye went right through Alice, TX (the city I work in) this morning about 7:30. The eye was west of us by about 20 miles. I was driving southeast and I hit that northeast wall that causes the most damage in my jetta this morning about 7:40 am. I got blown to the shoulder once and a transformer on a power pole blew up behind me. Other than that, it was just a typical spring like wind only it included rain. A few fences were blown down and a few trees were damaged too. We had 2-1/2" of rain in the gauge and a bunch of small limbs and twigs in the yard.

Connor turned 9 this weekend and it was just a busy weekend. I did clean off most of my workbench and determined that I need to cut my rolling 4' x 6' bench (Anna) down to a 2' x 8', non-rolling unit that will mount to the wall in the garage. This way the suburban can be pulled all the way into the garage and not have the back hatch door hit the garage door while both are open. This new bench will basically be a place where I can permanently mount my bench grinder, band saw, mini drill press, and allow a little work surface between each item. I do believe that I will make it an "L" shape and give myself a small area to wrench on things as needed. Above the bench, I will have a place to mount my '55 Chevy fender. I will finally be able to work on that project too.

I have been balls deep in work at the office and there seems to be no slowing down anytime soon. That is why the posting has been a little light.

Harry


Glad you are good Harry:chug:

I was about to send you a text message to see if everyhting was OK:wave:

The Stray Cat
09-08-2010, 07:09 AM
Morning, Gentlmen.

Harry glad all is good down Texas. We had some nice thunder boomers up here last night. Lots of rain and wind too. I'm very happy the seven day forcast there isn't a high over 68 WOOT WOOT!

Bullitt
09-08-2010, 07:18 AM
Glad you are good Harry:chug:

I was about to send you a text message to see if everyhting was OK:wave:
Thanks for thinking about checking up on me :nice:

Morning, Gentlmen.

Harry glad all is good down Texas. We had some nice thunder boomers up here last night. Lots of rain and wind too. I'm very happy the seven day forcast there isn't a high over 68 WOOT WOOT!

:rant:
92/74 for the next two days and then 90/72 until the 17th. Come on fall!


Harry

Oggy
09-08-2010, 07:23 AM
hi guys, glad to see everyone is ok :excited:

The Stray Cat
09-08-2010, 08:27 AM
Rag, this is for you, since you asked recently about the zombie fascination. It could never happen anyway. Here's proof:
http://www.cracked.com/article_18683_7-scientific-reasons-zombie-outbreak-would-fail-quickly.html

Ragnarok
09-08-2010, 09:43 AM
Funny - at the end of the first page is an ad for Dead Rising 2. :lol:

Bullitt
09-08-2010, 11:55 AM
Jake...How you do'in? You floating off yet?


Harry

jake10684
09-08-2010, 12:15 PM
Jake...How you do'in? You floating off yet?


Harry

Things are calm now. The winds hit last night around midnight, but didn't do any real damage. A few leaves blown off the trees and some of the smaller limbs broken out. No structural damage anywhere though. I don't think the winds topped 40mph and that's pretty much normal, everyday wind speeds here during the spring.

I'm not sure what the rain totals are, but my street did flood, and all the creeks swelled up to their limits. I think some of the lower areas are still flooded, but this town is used to it. We should dry up in a few days and be back to business as usual.

Glad to hear ya'll are safe and sound.

Bullitt
09-08-2010, 01:55 PM
Good to hear Jake. Glad you did not get washed away.


Harry

FunkyHunk
09-08-2010, 04:05 PM
two posts down please :)

Oggy
09-08-2010, 04:10 PM
@ funky

that is funny mate, but some of us have kids that look at this forum, and we don't like them seeing certain words that are in that post, could i respectfully ask you to edit or remove it, thanks

FunkyHunk
09-08-2010, 04:25 PM
@ funky

that is funny mate, but some of us have kids that look at this forum, and we don't like them seeing certain words that are in that post, could i respectfully ask you to edit or remove it, thanks

No prob m8, I wasn't planning to offend anyone. I hope the change is satisfactory? :nice:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k205/funkyhunk/Ilovethisstick2.jpg

oldskoolmini
09-08-2010, 07:47 PM
:lolbeat::lolbeat::rolling: thats funny funky. did jeffro really get banned? i noticed that today and couldn't find reason why if he was. :thinking:

2k2cse
09-08-2010, 07:59 PM
From over in scalerlover's sooo long scale 4x4 thread:

We'll be here waiting for you. And don't worry, I'm holding your BANNED status for now :D

Its hard to go cold turkey :)

:bacondance:

Ragnarok
09-08-2010, 08:00 PM
Naw, he's pretending to be banned. For a while he had "Banned Rocket Scientist" in his CT.

Waterboy
09-08-2010, 08:12 PM
Hey, anyone miss me?:p

Sorry ive been gone for a while, school is eating up free time. and...

MY SLASH IS FREAKIN INSANE!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!1 ON 3S LIPO ITS PULLING WHEELIES AND HITTING 60!!!!!!!!!!! GAHHH!!! :excited::excited::excited:

By the way, why did you sell me the battery n00b? Ive already RIPPED 2 tires up!!:shoot:

oldskoolmini
09-08-2010, 08:17 PM
no wb it's been nice without ya!





















j/k:D

Waterboy
09-08-2010, 08:23 PM
Ugg, you know you guys couldnt live without my wierdness:D

oldskoolmini
09-08-2010, 08:25 PM
weirdness is an understatement

2k2cse
09-08-2010, 08:28 PM
i was thinking the exact same thing!! :lolbeat: :lolbeat: :lolbeat:

Waterboy
09-08-2010, 08:35 PM
*grunt*

Waterboys synonyms of wierd:

awe-inspiring, awful, creepy, curious, dreadful, eccentric, eerie, far-out, fearful, flaky, freaky, funky*, ghastly, ghostly, grotesque, haunting, horrific, inscrutable, kinky*, kooky, magical, mysterious, occult, oddball, ominous, outlandish, peculiar, preternatural, queer, secret, singular, spooky*, strange, supernal, supernatural, uncanny, uncouth, unearthly, unnatural

*my favorite

Oggy
09-09-2010, 12:34 AM
No prob m8, I wasn't planning to offend anyone. I hope the change is satisfactory? :nice:

http://i89.photobucket.com/albums/k205/funkyhunk/Ilovethisstick2.jpg

no offence taken at all, i can swear with the best of them in certain circumstances, it's just that this is one of the few sites i let the kids read, and that's becouse of the lack of bad language

Spoon37
09-09-2010, 04:06 AM
Well we did introduce a ****ing censor so no one can say anything too bad... :lol:

still it doesnt do anything for pseudo swear words like smeg, friggin, frackin...etc :lolbeat:

:banana:

pardonmyn00b
09-09-2010, 05:34 AM
By the way, why did you sell me the battery n00b? Ive already RIPPED 2 tires up!!:shoot:

It was too fast that's why I sold it.:D I've come to enjoy the slower things in life. They don't break as hard.

Bullitt
09-09-2010, 08:32 AM
Morning fellas. I am a little sleepy because I was up late last night doing this...

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k164/harrybullitt/Hilux/e809e52a.jpg

The LEDs came from this $5 jewel from Tractor Supply.

http://i88.photobucket.com/albums/k164/harrybullitt/Hilux/53cb0fd9.jpg

Harry

The Stray Cat
09-09-2010, 09:28 AM
I kind of thought you had put this in the wrong thread! You must be really tired. Those are nice looking LEDS for a $5 piece.

Bullitt
09-09-2010, 09:51 AM
I got tired of burning up LEDs trying to figure out resistors and voltage. I took the no brainier approach and apart a cheap flashlight and used it to power and control the lights. I ran a pigtail from the light to the mass of LEDs. The flashlight will be zip tied to the frame. I would like to see if one of the keychain lights will be able to power the 5 LEDs, and if so, I will use that instead of the bulky unit. I will have to try it out tonight.

Harry

pardonmyn00b
09-09-2010, 10:00 AM
I like that approach Harry. I tried the same thing with lighting for my HPI desert truck, but I got frustrated with hiding the flashlight. I broke down and bought a cheap 9v light kit instead.

Oggy
09-09-2010, 10:28 AM
those are nice lights harry

Bullitt
09-09-2010, 12:00 PM
Thanks fellas. I just got back from radio shack. I picked up a 3 position switch, a pair of 3mm red LEDs, and a new tip for my soldering iron.The tip I am replacing is a bout 1/8" diameter at the end and about 1/2" long. It needed to be replaced.

Harry