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Forum: Off-Topic 07-02-2014, 09:56 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 284
Posted By TRWham
The driver is probably right that the recording...

The driver is probably right that the recording really won the point, but the officer deserves credit for understanding the reason the driver was annoyed and climbing down rather than escalating the...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-28-2014, 06:01 AM
Replies: 737
Views: 44,455
Posted By TRWham
You didn't really believe all that "calamari"...

You didn't really believe all that "calamari" served in Italian restaurants is actually squid, did you?
Forum: Off-Topic 05-13-2014, 01:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 313
Posted By TRWham
As Hosea Williams said: "don't give till it...

As Hosea Williams said: "don't give till it hurts; give till it feels good."
Forum: Off-Topic 04-30-2014, 09:53 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By TRWham
Nor do I think you should. My main home PC...

Nor do I think you should.

My main home PC is hardwired to the router, which sits on the same desk. Every other device was on wireless, but the PS3 and Panasonic TV are now wired. We already...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-30-2014, 09:24 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By TRWham
I hear you, but it's not just about speed (though...

I hear you, but it's not just about speed (though that was my recent quest). It's much harder to snoop a cable than wireless.
Forum: General Automotive Forum 04-30-2014, 09:16 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,538
Posted By TRWham
The Smith System: 1. Aim High in Steering ...

The Smith System:

1. Aim High in Steering
Look 15 seconds into your future. (Donít just look at the vehicle in front of you)

2. Get the Big Picture
Look for Hazards. (Other Motorists,...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-30-2014, 09:09 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 404
Posted By TRWham
Depending on how future you mean, you can run a...

Depending on how future you mean, you can run a conduit with a pullstring for future installation of a cable type that may not exist today. I recently ran a cable from my router to our smart TV one...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-15-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 475
Posted By TRWham
Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, alone or...

Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, alone or together, will provide a nice bridge from classic rock to blues. You'll pick up some of the jazz influence from the Allmans and a little taste of funk from...
Forum: Off-Topic 09-08-2013, 08:32 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,365
Posted By TRWham
Occasionally as few as the five rounds in my J...

Occasionally as few as the five rounds in my J frame, but I usually carry 7+1, plus sometimes a spare 7 in a magazine. ;)
Forum: Off-Topic 07-08-2013, 04:27 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 654
Posted By TRWham
I cannot trust the automotive judgment of someone...

I cannot trust the automotive judgment of someone who claims the 550 Maranello "was designed for racing."
Forum: General Automotive Forum 07-02-2013, 02:24 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,064
Posted By TRWham
This is an issue of state law, so the WH will be...

This is an issue of state law, so the WH will be powerless to do anything about it. Car dealers and alcohol distributors are among the strongest lobbies in many states, and the inspiration for many...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-01-2013, 03:44 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 932
Posted By TRWham
That's a good point. Even if the device produces...

That's a good point. Even if the device produces DC at its terminals, the process still produces AC and an integrated mechanical system converts to DC.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-30-2013, 07:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 932
Posted By TRWham
I know that some modern systems, like MARTA in...

I know that some modern systems, like MARTA in Atlanta, take AC from the local utility and rectify it to DC for use by their trains. I am not sure about the current state of the art for...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-30-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 932
Posted By TRWham
Very common for large motor applications. Think...

Very common for large motor applications. Think railroad traction motors. AC to DC rectification is much easier than DC to AC with inverters. I wonder if these garage doors aren't electronically...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-26-2013, 01:10 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 6,521
Posted By TRWham
Sounds like a line from a missing verse of...

Sounds like a line from a missing verse of Jabberwocky.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-19-2013, 04:50 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 364
Posted By TRWham
Where is the event occurring (both specifically...

Where is the event occurring (both specifically and geographically)? You get conflicting results because the legal answer will depend a great deal on your location.
Forum: Off-Topic 06-11-2013, 03:57 AM
Replies: 770
Views: 53,775
Posted By TRWham
I did not have my Speedmaster (Valjoux 7750)...

I did not have my Speedmaster (Valjoux 7750) serviced for the first 15 years, and then had it fully overhauled only because the bracelet was damaged. This is a watch I wear regularly, even daily much...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-03-2013, 11:25 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By TRWham
All the above, plus: 5) Go with clipless pedals...

All the above, plus:
5) Go with clipless pedals (I use Look Keos). You need to learn to clip in and out, but you really need clips to transfer power on the full rotation, and clipless are much...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-03-2013, 11:20 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By TRWham
Carbon mimics steel in absorbing road shock....

Carbon mimics steel in absorbing road shock. Large diameter aluminum tubes are the stiffest, and therefore roughest riding frames. I have an older LeMond (made by Trek) with a "spine" frame. Aluminum...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-03-2013, 07:32 AM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,880
Posted By TRWham
Just for education: it is not the lack of a...

Just for education: it is not the lack of a hammer but rather the entire M&P ignition system that eliminates the possibility of a decocker. The M&P striker is fully, or very close (~98%) to fully,...
Forum: Off-Topic 06-03-2013, 06:00 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 570
Posted By TRWham
I have ridden several week long supported rides...

I have ridden several week long supported rides across Georgia (BRAG).

Buy a road bike that fits. If you intend to buy used or on-line and cannot test ride/fit the bike, make sure you know what...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-21-2013, 01:40 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,880
Posted By TRWham
Happy to help when the time comes. PM or post,...

Happy to help when the time comes. PM or post, but I sometimes go several days without checking in here so I may be slow responding.
Forum: Off-Topic 05-20-2013, 08:26 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 435
Posted By TRWham
A big ATL thank you to the Dodgers. The Braves...

A big ATL thank you to the Dodgers. The Braves needed a pick-me-up after that silly road trip and a series sweep was just what the doctor ordered. The momentum carried into tonight- Teheran went 8...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-20-2013, 08:20 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,880
Posted By TRWham
With all due respect to Wilson, I would rather...

With all due respect to Wilson, I would rather have 2 Dan Wessons or 3 Colts for the same $3,000. I do have several Wilson magazines, but they are actually a little less expensive than some of the...
Forum: Off-Topic 05-19-2013, 09:05 PM
Replies: 112
Views: 3,880
Posted By TRWham
I'm not sure what you mean by that, but be very...

I'm not sure what you mean by that, but be very careful near the mag release. Magazine capacity quickly becomes irrelevant when it is bouncing around at your feet after you have inadvertently...
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