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Re: Sweet rides

Post by shemp » Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:32 am

Gee too bad that didn't catch on. :?
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Rob Lister » Wed Oct 16, 2019 9:50 am

Abdul, I think it's kinda sweet. It's certainly original. Backing up is going to take some practice, though.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by ceptimus » Wed Oct 16, 2019 11:29 am

shemp wrote:
Wed Oct 16, 2019 3:32 am
Gee too bad that didn't catch on. :?
Time for a revival?

Stage 1/n Procure 1948 Hudson
Stage 2/n Cut it in half
Stage 3...

How hard could it be? Maybe we need to set up a crowdfunding project.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:20 pm

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Buick 1950.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Oct 16, 2019 8:31 pm

Did Obiwan tell you what happened to your father? :lmao:

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Thu Oct 17, 2019 11:12 am

↑ Nihilist! :x





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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Oct 17, 2019 1:09 pm

That's more like it.

A flapper and a doozy.
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Thu Oct 17, 2019 7:56 pm

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Lincoln Futura, 1955.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Thu Oct 17, 2019 8:02 pm

I'm pretty sure that one was the inspiration for the 1960s Batmobile.
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Pyrrho » Sat Oct 19, 2019 1:02 am

The flash of light you saw in the sky was not a UFO. Swamp gas from a weather balloon was trapped in a thermal pocket and reflected the light from Venus.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:13 am

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27th February 1928. Back views of an English invention capable of being used as a car, boat and plane. Showing are a tail fin, rudder and propeller. It also has two wings which can fold back and another propeller at the front. (London Express/Getty Images)

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Fid » Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:17 pm

If you wondered why the Zeppelin seemed a reasonable method of transportation.
... The stars were suns, but so far away they were just little points of light ... The scale of the universe suddenly opened up to me. It was a kind of religious experience. There was a magnificence to it, a grandeur, a scale which has never left me. Never ever left me.
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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Sun Oct 20, 2019 6:58 pm

Fid wrote:
Sun Oct 20, 2019 1:17 pm
If you wondered why the Zeppelin seemed a reasonable method of transportation.
Once you ditch hydrogen for helium…
Zeppelins could make a comeback with this solar-powered airship cargo mover

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https://www.digitaltrends.com/cool-tech ... d-airship/ for the details (still vaporware).

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by ceptimus » Sun Oct 20, 2019 11:44 pm

I suspect the designer of that airship thing used to watch Thunderbirds as a kid.

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The 60s era Thunderbird 2 design still looks more elegant than that airship monstrosity, however.

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Fid » Mon Oct 21, 2019 1:37 am

But boy howdy would I have bought passage to the pole? FUCK YEAH!


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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Abdul Alhazred » Wed Oct 23, 2019 9:57 pm

:coolspecs:

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Thu Oct 24, 2019 12:08 am

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Re: Sweet rides

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Sat Oct 26, 2019 9:33 pm

The new trend of conversion to electric:

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See: http://oz-motors.com/

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Re: Sweet rides

Post by Witness » Sat Dec 21, 2019 3:08 am

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The sides are leather. :coolspecs: