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    Are you a huge metal fan?


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    I like how metal just slices through flesh and bone.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    Wellies? Yeah, that's metal...

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    ummm....I resemble that remark (at least in my taste in music, I haven't looked like that since the 80's)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Maelstrom View Post
    ummm....I resemble that remark (at least in my taste in music, I haven't looked like that since the 80's)

    Well, they did stop making fans like that in the 80's. The new designs are much more streamlined.
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    I took the cowling off of my plastic fan, but it just doesn't mangle fingers like a metal one can.
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
    http://sanfrancisco.ibtimes.com/arti...ger-photos.htm

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    I'm a huge rock fan. I live near Stone Mountain.
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    I've got an old Vornado like that, but I can't stand the music

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    Fail

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    \m/ \m/

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    Copper is nice, but not a huge amount of copper. Maybe a pound or two.


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    Damn. I was hoping that the thread title was a serious one. I had a picture of a huge metal fan already picked out. Alas, it was too easy to be true.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Flatballer View Post
    Damn. I was hoping that the thread title was a serious one. I had a picture of a huge metal fan already picked out. Alas, it was too easy to be true.

    [IMG]http://www.leica-geosystems.com/news/images/windmill.jpg[IMG]
    Fail

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    ^Haha. That's why they put brakes on them now, or feather them, or both. That one's brakes must've failed or something.
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    Most likely its the ones where the brakes failed, causing it to spin out of control. At least the blades were not thrown a great distance as one of the YouTube vids of a small one showed.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taerom View Post
    What they don't mention is that that thing was powering half the state by the time it stuffed it.

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    Quote Originally Posted by x136 View Post
    What they don't mention is that that thing was powering half the state by the time it stuffed it.
    you saying IT was the cause of the great north eastern black out of 2003?
    oh the memories
    Food for thought: if you aren't dead by 2050, you and your entire family will be within a few years from starvation. Now that is a cruel gift to leave for your offspring. ;)
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    I'm 6 and a half feet tall and weigh an eighth of a ton. I'm a huge fan of anything I'm a fan of.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Taerom View Post


    OMG that's crazy.





    I want one.

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    Quote Originally Posted by CliftonGK1 View Post
    I'm 6 and a half feet tall and weigh an eighth of a ton. I'm a huge fan of anything I'm a fan of.
    Are we talking metric ton or standard ton?

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    Windmills are like the opposite of fans.

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    Here we go:


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    Quote Originally Posted by apricissimus View Post
    Windmills are like the opposite of fans.
    incorrect. A fan can be used as a windmill. An electric motor is pretty much the same as a generator.

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    Quote Originally Posted by ModoVincere View Post
    incorrect. A fan can be used as a windmill. An electric motor is pretty much the same as a generator.
    but... Intended purpose?

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    Quote Originally Posted by apricissimus View Post
    but... Intended purpose?
    Use things all the time in ways they weren't intended to be used.

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