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Old 09-23-08, 04:41 PM   #1
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Are you a huge metal fan?

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Old 09-23-08, 04:53 PM   #2
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I like how metal just slices through flesh and bone.
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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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Old 09-23-08, 04:58 PM   #3
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Wellies? Yeah, that's metal...
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Old 09-23-08, 05:07 PM   #4
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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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Old 09-23-08, 05:25 PM   #5
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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)

Well, they did stop making fans like that in the 80's. The new designs are much more streamlined.
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Old 09-23-08, 05:27 PM   #6
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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.
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Old 09-23-08, 05:30 PM   #7
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I'm a huge rock fan. I live near Stone Mountain.
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Old 09-23-08, 05:39 PM   #8
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I've got an old Vornado like that, but I can't stand the music


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Old 09-23-08, 05:44 PM   #9
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Old 09-23-08, 05:58 PM   #10
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Old 09-23-08, 06:35 PM   #11
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Copper is nice, but not a huge amount of copper. Maybe a pound or two.
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Old 09-23-08, 07:00 PM   #12
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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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Old 09-23-08, 07:07 PM   #13
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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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Old 09-23-08, 07:12 PM   #14
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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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Old 09-23-08, 10:00 PM   #15
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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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Old 09-23-08, 10:03 PM   #16
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What they don't mention is that that thing was powering half the state by the time it stuffed it.
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Old 09-23-08, 10:10 PM   #17
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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?
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Old 09-23-08, 11:04 PM   #18
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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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Old 09-23-08, 11:07 PM   #19
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Old 09-24-08, 06:20 AM   #20
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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.
Are we talking metric ton or standard ton?
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Old 09-24-08, 08:15 AM   #21
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Windmills are like the opposite of fans.
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Old 09-24-08, 08:17 AM   #22
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Old 09-24-08, 08:18 AM   #23
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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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Old 09-24-08, 08:21 AM   #24
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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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but... Intended purpose?
Use things all the time in ways they weren't intended to be used.
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