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Re: What car do you drive?

June 4th, 2021, 7:01 pm

I can supply photos of them as well.
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Re: What car do you drive?

June 4th, 2021, 9:07 pm


It reminds me of a few French indusry moguls. Ma che?
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Re: What car do you drive?

June 5th, 2021, 11:20 am

At the time those Etruscan symbols made a bigger impression.
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Re: What car do you drive?

June 5th, 2021, 6:46 pm

Here's an amusing use case for electric vehicles, esp. as the electric grid becomes more unreliable: power your house!
How The New Ford F-150 Lightning Can Help You Keep The Lights Of Your House Always On
 
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Re: What car do you drive?

June 5th, 2021, 7:33 pm

Seems like throwing good money at bad. Still, maybe in Texas? Playing on fear? in a storm or a heatwave??

. in heatwave, turn on solar
. in storm, mr. Miyagi say kiss ass goodbye.

BTW what does that guy in foto want to do with the chainsaw?
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Re: What car do you drive?

June 6th, 2021, 12:41 pm

Seems like throwing good money at bad. Still, maybe in Texas? Playing on fear? in a storm or a heatwave??

. in heatwave, turn on solar
. in storm, mr. Miyagi say kiss ass goodbye.

BTW what does that guy in foto want to do with the chainsaw?


Good eye on the chainsaw.  A good use case, which they may actually be targeting with the chainsaw pic, is California homes in the foothills. There, the electric utility will shut off the power during windy days during the fire season because live ancient utility infrastructure (transmission lines) will fall down and spark wildfires. These are, in utility bureaucracy-speak, "public safety power shutoffs".  If my guess is right ... the guy will be clearing brush from his property, another fire season mitigation. 

Luckily, I am on a coastal plot that is extremely unlikely to be a target for a PSPS. Fires in Malibu and Laguna beach will burn down to the ocean. Suspect their infrastructure is not so bad, though. So, foothill dwellers get the worst of it.  
 
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Re: What car do you drive?

June 6th, 2021, 5:53 pm

I like movies with chainsaws. Starring Husq "Rancher" Varna as ...
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