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Forum: Off-Topic 04-15-2014, 08:50 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 204
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: 1,300
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: 623
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: 821
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: 773
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: 773
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: 773
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: 6,314
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: 333
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: 52,665
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: 517
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: 517
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: 3,731
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: 517
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: 3,731
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: 399
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: 3,731
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: 3,731
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...
Forum: Off-Topic 04-03-2013, 07:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 200
Posted By TRWham
That cover for the report on the Carpenter...

That cover for the report on the Carpenter Mercury mission (NASA SP-6) looks like it may be a dig at Grissom for losing Liberty Bell 7. I know NASA was pissed about losing the spacecraft, but that...
Forum: Off-Topic 01-22-2013, 06:16 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 2,857
Posted By TRWham
Dry Manhattan Buffalo Trace, Noilly Prat...

Dry Manhattan

Buffalo Trace, Noilly Prat Original Dry and blood orange bitters

On the rocks
Forum: Off-Topic 01-17-2013, 09:57 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 1,379
Posted By TRWham
Well apparently they are looking at Todd...

Well apparently they are looking at Todd Grantham, DC at UGA. After 10 years in the NFL, he went to spend a couple of years at an SEC school to learn how a real defense works. Really bad timing for...
Forum: Off-Topic 10-28-2012, 06:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 645
Posted By TRWham
Colt does offer good value. A 1991 Government...

Colt does offer good value. A 1991 Government model for <$900 is a great deal and fits the OP's requirements well. I did carry an XSE Commander, but have transitioned to a Colt/TALO CCO. The XSE is...
Forum: Off-Topic 08-31-2012, 06:26 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 845
Posted By TRWham
The 1st Amendment only protects citizens against...

The 1st Amendment only protects citizens against government restriction of speech.
Forum: Off-Topic 08-29-2012, 10:06 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 840
Posted By TRWham
It is a commonly held belief that LEOs are highly...

It is a commonly held belief that LEOs are highly trained marksmen, but it is a myth. From a RAND report commissioned by the NYPD and published on the www.nyc.gov web-site ...
Forum: Off-Topic 07-12-2012, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 624
Posted By TRWham
From the reaction of the Stasi in the video, it...

From the reaction of the Stasi in the video, it is clear they understand the stop is illegal. But most citizens can't even spell Constitution, much less understand what it means, so they roll over...
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