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Discussion in 'The Lounge' started by eric strt6, Aug 17, 2011.

  1. eric strt6

    eric strt6 Resident Curmudgeon

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    TThey are installing 38, 400' tall wind turbines on Vasco rd on the Altamont pass


    I saw the blades for the turbines staged on special trucks at the CHP Scales on 580 just east of Vasco


    Freaking impressive





     

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  2. RUFUS

    RUFUS e-douche of the year

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    Saw a bunch of those while driving the moving truck from VT to CO last year. That's a lot of plastic.
     
  3. DirtyMike

    DirtyMike Turbo Fluffer

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    We were chilling out in palmsprings a few years ago when the brake failed on one.... We got to see it tear itself apart.... absolutly amazing
     
  4. Slugman

    Slugman Frankenbike

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    Saw 3 of those traveling up the 5 last weekend... Loved the truck leading the way with a height gauge.
     
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    HAB Chelsea from Seattle

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    Friend of mine has been working for LANL developing better computer models for how those things behave. Some pretty cool stuff.
     
  6. Westy

    Westy the teste

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    stevew unique white person

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    i feel the need to hear whitewater.....
     
  8. jonKranked

    jonKranked Press Button, Receive Stupid

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    get to da choppa!
     
  9. Pesqueeb

    Pesqueeb bicycle in airplane hangar

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    Vestas makes tower sections bout an hour down the road. They are similar in size, its always impressive to watch them go by. I'd like to watch them be put together one day.
     
  10. IH8Rice

    IH8Rice I'm Mr. Negative! I Fail!

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    saw a convoy of those trying to make a left turn and stopping traffic since they could barely make the turn...after backing up a few times. do that sh!t at night people!