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  1. Quote from someone. Perhaps Samuel Clemens ...

    Quote from someone. Perhaps Samuel Clemens

    Americans have no problem feeding from the gov't trough, they have a problem with you feeding from the gov't trough

    traitortrumpistas bring this into...
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    trackball....................without CAD I think...

    trackball....................without CAD I think you are short a dimension for a solution, either and angle somewhere or a length or something. Where are the Y locations of those triangles ? In CAD...
  3. Why must you make up so much crap? Socialism,...

    Why must you make up so much crap?

    Socialism, cats and dogs living together

    Texas power failed not because of socialism but because of greed by corporations and lack of oversight

    Not...
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    THere is no reason a hybrid has to use the IC...

    THere is no reason a hybrid has to use the IC engine to drive the wheels, although current designs do, and IC engines are not more efficient on the highway. Yes they are todays technology, one could...
  5. I knew auto paint places made a urethane...

    I knew auto paint places made a urethane enhancer, but assumed there was a bit more science to it. Glad this subject came up.

    I will say even a modest baking[leaving a small part under a...
  6. Sounds like that is more apt description of you ...

    Sounds like that is more apt description of you

    After 4 years of a man who can neither speak or spell the English language your recitation of right wing clap trap is amusing
  7. Because he understands it is his job Biden...

    Because he understands it is his job

    Biden plans to visit Texas, asks FEMA for disaster declaration
  8. How wide must your ignorance range? The Texas...

    How wide must your ignorance range?

    The Texas gov't defined a power plan that is almost unique in its lack of control. I previously posted how many previous times the grid has failed in the...
  9. The political fallout for Ted abandoning his...

    The political fallout for Ted abandoning his constituents during a crisis.

    A crisis caused by stupidly assuming corporations would do something they have never done, respect human lives over...
  10. There was a severe cold spell in the Southwest in...

    There was a severe cold spell in the Southwest in 2011, and frigid weather in 1983, 1989, 2003, 2006, 2008 and 2010. A study by the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission and the North American...
  11. Uhh, yeah, cause planes to Cancun are so...

    Uhh, yeah, cause planes to Cancun are so dangerous

    Once the political fallout reached him he flew right back
  12. 1870 called, it wants its economic theory back ...

    1870 called, it wants its economic theory back

    go back to school

    traitortrump complained that the interest rates weren't low enough to help him win reelection

    because personal power is all...
  13. generators, to sell any of their power, often bid...

    generators, to sell any of their power, often bid their power so low they don’t make a profit. Some generators, strapped for cash, began to defer maintenance. Others played an even smarter game by...
  14. In 1989, punishing cold weather that caused power...

    In 1989, punishing cold weather that caused power failures across the state led to a federal study that spelled out how to avoid such a disaster in the future by winterizing equipment the way more...
  15. One of those gizmos came with my saw, dunno I...

    One of those gizmos came with my saw, dunno I would find it that useful
  16. I don't know what your talking about Heidenhain...

    I don't know what your talking about
    Heidenhain has some of the best service around

    Yeah, they don't support these controls anymore, but back in the day they did

    In 1992 I called with a...
  17. wow delusions run strong no evidence for...

    wow

    delusions run strong

    no evidence for any of the above

    Economy grew under Obama
    Under trump, ehh, then Covid

    brainwashed
  18. “Wind accounts for just 10 percent of the power...

    “Wind accounts for just 10 percent of the power in Texas generated during the winter. And the loss of power to the grid caused by shutdowns of thermal power plants, primarily those relying on natural...
  19. 0 degrees equals vertical, max tilt is 45...

    0 degrees equals vertical, max tilt is 45 degrees.

    You cannot cut the angle you desire in the orientation you show in image 1, as 90-32=58 or 13 degrees further than your saw can tilt.
    If you...
  20. Vehicle efficiency is much worse than the ICE...

    Vehicle efficiency is much worse than the ICE efficiency, because they run even when not needed. They have to be sized for max load.

    Oh, and brush up on your math, 20 percent more efficient than...
  21. They built a 400 something foot and a pair of 200...

    They built a 400 something foot and a pair of 200 something foot ones local a few years back, it is hard to tell the difference from a distance. Even though they are pretty close together
  22. Did ICE vehicles suddenly get over 20 percent...

    Did ICE vehicles suddenly get over 20 percent efficient?


    It is simple, look at hybrid cars, they get 20-50 percent more efficient just by decoupling the engine from the wheels. ICE vehicles...
  23. The people who invest and run them are doing the...

    The people who invest and run them are doing the math, and right now wind power is cheaper than coal and competes with gas. All that maintenance is figured into the cost structure.

    Coal plants...
  24. Yup, this is what a profit first grid looks like...

    Yup, this is what a profit first grid looks like


    https://www.washingtonpost.com/business/2021/02/16/ercot-texas-electric-grid-failure/
  25. YOu know what a corporate controlled grid looks...

    YOu know what a corporate controlled grid looks like?

    Power in NY, Boston, LA, Chicago etc, everyone else can suck wind.

    For instance, the cell phone system. Imagine if the power system had...
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