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  1. Blind_Io

    The Aviation Thread [Contains Lots of Awesome Pictures]

    I wasn't able to fly on it, I got to walk around it at the Delta hangar and go aboard while it was on the ramp, but seats for flights were lottery based and limited to Delta employees.
  2. Blind_Io

    The Aviation Thread [Contains Lots of Awesome Pictures]

    https://jalopnik.com/the-pilots-in-that-failed-red-bull-plane-swap-stunt-jus-1848954873
  3. Blind_Io

    The Aviation Thread [Contains Lots of Awesome Pictures]

    I'm a huge fan of the DC-3. I was able to go aboard the Delta DC-3 they restored when I took a civil aviation history class back in the early 2000s. Got some great shot of that plane.
  4. Blind_Io

    The Power Tools Thread

    How many PSI of vacuum does it need and can you use a compressor with a venturi vacuum instead?
  5. Blind_Io

    The Power Tools Thread

    We just purchased a California Air Tools compressor and it's about as loud as a power drill. It's 4X the compressor I used to have and 20% of the noise
  6. Blind_Io

    Automotive memes

    Now I want to see a Dodge in a purple wig, fishnets, and high heels.
  7. Blind_Io

    Bicycles!

    First ride on the Stumpjumper. I need more air in the rear shock. Full suspension is cool AF. Dropper posts are sent from heaven itself. Satan still makes the seats.
  8. Blind_Io

    The Aviation Thread [Contains Lots of Awesome Pictures]

    Apparently my company now owns this: https://intermountainhealthcare.org/news/2022/05/intermountain-life-flight-to-unveil-utahs-newest-medical-long-range-medical-jet/ Bombardier Challenger 604 to be used for lifesaving flight operations.
  9. Blind_Io

    Hybrid and EV Corvette coming

    Now maybe your Corvette won't be destroyed at the lights by an electric four-door shed built by a cult leader.
  10. Blind_Io

    The Aviation Thread [Contains Lots of Awesome Pictures]

    https://www.insider.com/influencer-pilot-trevor-jacob-crashed-plane-on-purpose-faa-2022-4
  11. Blind_Io

    The 'I don't like Tesla' Thread

    I don't disagree. The public roads are not the place to test experimental robots. Tesla has a history of playing fast and loose with the law and taking production shortcuts. Their system might be okay on interstates where the traffic flow is simplified and there's no cross traffic...
  12. Blind_Io

    The Aviation Thread [Contains Lots of Awesome Pictures]

    They've been owned by Bombardier for years, it's probably their corporate daddy consolidating the brand.
  13. Blind_Io

    Energy production, storage, and future technologies

    https://www.indiatimes.com/technology/science-and-future/scientists-have-developed-liquid-solar-energy-system-that-can-store-electricity-for-18-years-567282.html
  14. Blind_Io

    I can't decide what to do with my bikes, so let's shitpost about it for a bit

    (Looks at garage) I am not the right person to ask...
  15. Blind_Io

    Let's have a laugh

    Russia is confirming that the ship sank. Ukraine claims it was a missile strike, but Russia said the ship just decided to fuck itself. If Russia's story is true, the Ukrainian soldier on the radio at Snake Island rolled a natural 20 for Vicious Mockery.
  16. Blind_Io

    Bicycles!

    I really wish more US bike racks had lights like that. I had to add lights to mine.
  17. Blind_Io

    No 56k: A thread about ninjacoco's balls

    I get it, your balls are big, I'll stop at the next exit so you can pee.
  18. Blind_Io

    Cool Videos

    A lot of you have heard my criticisms of Matt's Off Road Recovery on YouTube and some of his sketchy practices. Here's a highly technical recovery of a very broken vehicle on a trail that is at the limit of what my Xterra can handle. @Nabster and @Der Stig have both done Elephant Hill trail...
  19. Blind_Io

    Automotive memes

    That's brilliant! The more I look, the better it gets.
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