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Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2016, 12:12 PM
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Posted By sno_duc
Day 7

Travel day.
Left Vaas 8:00 am arrived Stuttgart 7:00 pm.
TGV trains are unbelievable, smooth and fast. The monitor at each end of the car displays speed, I saw 329 kph. :yikes:
Checked into the...
Forum: European Delivery 07-21-2016, 09:36 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By sno_duc
Day 6

The bad news, only one train between Vaas and Le Mans for the whole day.
So we didn't get to see the finish in person.
The good news, the only bakery in town was open for a few hours Sunday morning...
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2016, 06:32 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By sno_duc
Day 5

Saturday the 18th. RACE DAY :bigpimp:
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Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2016, 06:14 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By sno_duc
Only had 1 day in Paris, most of which was spent...

Only had 1 day in Paris, most of which was spent in the Orsay.
A week + in Paris is on the to-do list.
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2016, 05:17 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By sno_duc
Day 4

Friday the 17th.
Rode the metro line 4 to Gare Montaparnasse and boarded a TGV train to
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Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2016, 01:46 PM
Replies: 16
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Posted By sno_duc
You mean like the 911 GT3 RS (w ceramic brakes)...

You mean like the 911 GT3 RS (w ceramic brakes) next to ours.
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2016, 01:41 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By sno_duc
Day 3

The wife and I are both Monet fans, after crepes, our first stop was the Museum Orsay.
Great collection of impressionist art.
From there we walked down to the Eiffel tower.
Security was intense,...
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2016, 01:16 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By sno_duc
Day 2

Arrived in Frankfurt on the 15th.
After clearing passport control / customs, walked across street to the Fern Bahnhof.
Rode ICE 611 to Mannheim transferred to TGV 9552 to Paris Est.
A short ride...
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2016, 12:51 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By sno_duc
Day1

Left Anchorage on Tuesday June14th Condor non-stop to Frankfurt
Pilot took a slight detour and flew over Denali. (Mt McKinley)
A rare treat usually it's shrouded by clouds.
Forum: European Delivery 07-20-2016, 12:42 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 540
Posted By sno_duc
ED #3 trip report

A little late.
First the photo everyone wants to see.
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Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-13-2016, 08:09 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 839
Posted By sno_duc
Top Gear with JC, JM, and RM was like watching a...

Top Gear with JC, JM, and RM was like watching a Stones concert from the 70's.
The current Top Gear is like watching an 8th grade garage band...... out of tune, off key, timing off.......in other...
Forum: European Delivery 05-31-2016, 11:33 AM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,941
Posted By sno_duc
Done :thumbup: We fly out on the 14th Arrive...

Done :thumbup:
We fly out on the 14th
Arrive in Frankfurt on the 15th, train to Paris.
Paris for two nights.
Train to Le Mans
24 hours of Le Mans :)
Train to Stuttgart on Monday the 20th....
Forum: European Delivery 05-30-2016, 05:49 PM
Replies: 97
Views: 4,941
Posted By sno_duc
You may have a point. Next month we are doing...

You may have a point.
Next month we are doing our third ED.
The car in question has the correct number of cylinders (6), two seats and two trunks.
I will post a delivery photo and trip report.
Forum: European Delivery 04-11-2016, 06:25 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,482
Posted By sno_duc
We stayed here a few years back. ...

We stayed here a few years back.
http://www.berghotel-presslauer.at/en-home.html
It's very close to the Italian border, we stopped on the way from Vienna to Venice.
Half up a mountain, small...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-18-2016, 10:55 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 814
Posted By sno_duc
Here's one of my favorites. ...

Here's one of my favorites.
http://shop.asskickin.com/Ass-Kickin-Roasted-Garlic-Hot-Sauce-AK732.htm


Here's something to take on your next plane ride....
Forum: Off-Topic 03-17-2016, 12:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 1,041
Posted By sno_duc
Go for an eight hour ride. Next morning you'll...

Go for an eight hour ride.
Next morning you'll find muscles you didn't know you had.
Much like water skiing, looks easy until you try it.
It's not like driving a car where you just sit there, it's...
Forum: Off-Topic 03-02-2016, 06:19 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 730
Posted By sno_duc
IMHO the biggest moron of the 20 century award...

IMHO the biggest moron of the 20 century award goes to the Sears bean counter that killed catalog sales a few years before the internet took off.
Sears could of, should of, been Amazon. They had...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-25-2016, 02:14 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,425
Posted By sno_duc
Did you know that they make more than just...

Did you know that they make more than just paintballs to fire out of a paintball gun?
http://www.choicepaintballguns.com/less-lethal-paintball-gun-ammo
Either the empty ones filled with pickled...
Forum: European Delivery 02-17-2016, 06:49 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 657
Posted By sno_duc
I stumbled on this while researching next June's...

I stumbled on this while researching next June's ED.
http://www.nuerburgring.de/en/drives-fun/drives/driver-trainings/safety-fun-1day.html
Looks like a lot of fun.
Forum: Off-Topic 02-04-2016, 10:48 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,021
Posted By sno_duc
How long was the performance? Encore(s)? ...

How long was the performance?
Encore(s)?

For $900 it should be at least 2 hours with an 1/2 hour encore.
Which still is short compared to say Allman brothers at Filmore east. (their encore was...
Forum: Off-Topic 02-02-2016, 10:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 549
Posted By sno_duc
Half of the enjoyment of driving a fine German...

Half of the enjoyment of driving a fine German car is the waiting. (someday)
I've been smitten with BMWs since the early '80s.
Started out with VWs, still have fond memories of an '83 VW GTI. (of...
Forum: European Delivery 01-11-2016, 05:31 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By sno_duc
Thank you. That looks good.

Thank you.
That looks good.
Forum: European Delivery 01-11-2016, 11:51 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 488
Posted By sno_duc
Paris hotel recommendation

We are looking for a hotel in Paris for a couple of nights, would prefer walking distance to a Metro line 4 station.
Here's what is already booked.
Condor airlines Anchorage to Frankfurt, departs...
Forum: Off-Topic 12-21-2015, 07:40 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 745
Posted By sno_duc
Both, it depends on which version. "Fury" was a...

Both, it depends on which version.
"Fury" was a M4A3E8 (easy eight) which had the 76mm tube.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/M4_Sherman
Forum: Off-Topic 12-17-2015, 11:30 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 298
Posted By sno_duc
How many horsepower? There are three ways to...

How many horsepower?
There are three ways to convert single phase to 3 phase.
Static phase converter, good for a single load. Look on Amazon....
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