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Forum: Off Topic Discussions Yesterday, 06:58 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 341
Posted By Dantilla
What about renting a commercial-grade saw for a...

What about renting a commercial-grade saw for a day?

So much nicer to use than a "happy homeowner" type saw, and no need to store it for the rare times it's used.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions Yesterday, 06:54 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By Dantilla
Even if the area under the plastic is just...

Even if the area under the plastic is just slightly darker, that is moisture travelling through the concrete, which normally evaporates once inside. Sealing it up with paint will have moisture build...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions Yesterday, 06:51 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 347
Posted By Dantilla
Concrete is porous. If the area to be painted is...

Concrete is porous. If the area to be painted is below ground level, and the outside is not properly water-proofed, paint may start bubbling off the surface when moisture seeps in.

A test: Tape...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-04-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 42
Views: 1,734
Posted By Dantilla
I've got a small piece that fits under the seat...

I've got a small piece that fits under the seat in front.

"No carry on" means no using the overhead bins. Must be under the seat.

Since they started charging for checked bags, everybody wants...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-03-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 744
Posted By Dantilla
It would be my guess it started the first time...

It would be my guess it started the first time two teenagers in ancient Rome had daddy's chariot for the evening.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-03-2019, 08:14 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 744
Posted By Dantilla
It looked to me that several drivers opted away...

It looked to me that several drivers opted away from a hard launch, probably to save wear on very expensive clutches.
We're going to get to finally drive at max acceleration, in a safe environment,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 09-02-2019, 06:42 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 432
Posted By Dantilla
Permits to swap out a window?!? Yup, the...

Permits to swap out a window?!?

Yup, the guys from California.

I love being out here in a rural area. Outbuildings less than 1000 sq ft, require no permit.
The county's only concern is to...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-31-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 1,172
Posted By Dantilla
When my father died, he left enough...

When my father died, he left enough income-producing assets to provide for my mother very well.

Early on, dad had a 20-year term policy. By the time 20 years had passed, there was no need for...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-29-2019, 09:37 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,846
Posted By Dantilla
Pitts Special is the equivalent of an open-wheel...

Pitts Special is the equivalent of an open-wheel race car.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-28-2019, 07:47 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,846
Posted By Dantilla
Eggsactly my point. Many people have...

Eggsactly my point.
Many people have discretionary income used for recreation.
Nobody gives a second thought about boat ownership, but an airplane automatically equals big wealth.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-28-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 1,846
Posted By Dantilla
People assume anybody with an airplane is...

People assume anybody with an airplane is incredibly wealthy.

While flying is expensive, it is not that different from having a cabin cruiser moored at a marina, or having a vacation cabin on a...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-26-2019, 06:59 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,320
Posted By Dantilla
To not be alone. Sad.

To not be alone. Sad.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-23-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 1,583
Posted By Dantilla
My wife used to teach 4th grade. She spent...

My wife used to teach 4th grade.

She spent out of her own pocket, but not paper & pencils for student use.
She wanted her classroom to "Pop", so she bought items that would spice up the room,...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-23-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 611
Posted By Dantilla
You can't make things better. Do not try to...

You can't make things better.

Do not try to tell them "it's okay". Their mother died. It is not okay.

There is nothing you can say to make it better, but it's easy to say something that makes...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-16-2019, 06:30 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,144
Posted By Dantilla
I looked into doing this in an old warehouse I...

I looked into doing this in an old warehouse I have.

Liability and hazardous waste issues were enough for me to rent the warehouse to other businesses.
This would probably work only in an urban...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-16-2019, 06:17 AM
Replies: 48
Views: 1,923
Posted By Dantilla
What I heard from another forum is this is a...

What I heard from another forum is this is a relatively short runway for a jet of this size.
Surely adequate, but unforgiving of any sloppy airmanship.
One witness said they did not touch down...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-12-2019, 11:36 AM
Replies: 378
Views: 14,882
Posted By Dantilla
Something I've always appreciated about Bonanzas-...

Something I've always appreciated about Bonanzas- The cowl opens up so wide.
Good look around the engine every preflight when checking the oil.

So many others have a tiny door right above the oil...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-09-2019, 02:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 988
Posted By Dantilla
Nothing quite like the sound of a Ferrari

https://www.dropbox.com/s/7giqarf4byz26hg/Ferrari%20sound.mp4?dl=0
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-03-2019, 05:42 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 1,060
Posted By Dantilla
Until they make a truck with a full eight-foot...

Until they make a truck with a full eight-foot box, it is of no value to me.
I often max out my 3/4 ton. When it is empty, rusnak can laugh at me all he wants.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-01-2019, 09:03 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By Dantilla
I didn't know Amanda was from the Younkin family....

I didn't know Amanda was from the Younkin family.

Very tragic. Kyle did a fantastic job setting the disabled airplane down in survivable fashion. Amanda suffered severe burns before getting out...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-01-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 832
Posted By Dantilla
I've come to really respect the guy that owns the...

I've come to really respect the guy that owns the FBO where I took my flying lessons as an astute businessman.
He used to be in the boat business. Full service marina with sales & service.
Told me...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-01-2019, 06:36 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,005
Posted By Dantilla
Almost every airshow has an act like this. ...

Almost every airshow has an act like this. Always amusing.
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 08-01-2019, 06:29 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By Dantilla
Okay, guys, we just went ahead and paid the fine....

Okay, guys, we just went ahead and paid the fine.
Neither one of us has been pulled over for so long, one minor offence shouldn't affect our insurance rates.
Sure don't want to go that far for a...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 07-29-2019, 03:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By Dantilla
Must a police officer sign a speeding ticket?

My wife got pulled over in rural Eastern Washington state for doing 10 over.
Nothing on the ticket is written by hand. Everything is printed.

Looks like a place for the officer to sign, but...
Forum: Off Topic Discussions 07-29-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 67
Views: 2,453
Posted By Dantilla
Jeff, thanks for posting this. I rarely missed...

Jeff, thanks for posting this.
I rarely missed a PCA track day at Pacific Raceways until I joined Fordahl's gang of well-set-up 944s racing with the SCCA.
An absolute hoot racing nearly identical...
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