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    What's your favourite rifle?

    Swiss K31. Unique rifle and works like a Swiss watch
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    What It Felt Like: I Took The F-16 Fighter To Nearly Mach 2.0

    Maintenance wise the F100 uses a module based system where the back shop swaps out entire modules and sends the module out to rebuild facilities. The F110 doesn’t have modules and the back shop digs deeper into the engine for repairs. Sort of like swapping an entire transmission vs rebuilding...
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    What It Felt Like: I Took The F-16 Fighter To Nearly Mach 2.0

    Some reading https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/General_Electric_F110#F-16 https://www.f-16.net/forum/viewtopic.php?t=6436 Read the summary https://www.rand.org/content/dam/rand/pubs/notes/2007/N3618.pdf Lots of politics and pricing when your talking world politics and deal making.GE tried the...
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    What It Felt Like: I Took The F-16 Fighter To Nearly Mach 2.0

    International F-15s (Israel, Saudi Arabia…) have had their choice of F110 or F100 for decades, the US only has F100 in their legacy F-15 fleet. The F-15EX is F110 powered.
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    What It Felt Like: I Took The F-16 Fighter To Nearly Mach 2.0

    The F100 still powers the US F-15 and F-16. F-16 is powered by either F100 or F110 depending on the model.
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    What It Felt Like: I Took The F-16 Fighter To Nearly Mach 2.0

    You are correct. F100-100 and -200 had some issues but later models (-220 & -229) were good. I was a F110 ( and F101) mechanic in a shop that had both F110 and F100 (amongst many others) so my knowledge is their mechanical / maintenance differences. I know very little about their flight...
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    What It Felt Like: I Took The F-16 Fighter To Nearly Mach 2.0

    I’m partial to the F110 myself but the article has a detail that is distinctly F100.
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    What It Felt Like: I Took The F-16 Fighter To Nearly Mach 2.0

    It had a P&W F100 engine.
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    Voltage Measurements - health 2018 F150

    Get Forscan and you can really monitor stuff
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    What's wrong with these onions?

    its a little early for onion season, those have probably been in a bunker all winter. nothing wrong with them.
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    White smoke came out of vents

    did it have a smell? did the smoke linger or disappear? Do all the fan speeds still work?
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    Forest Service retiring the Fire Cobras

    It has a suite of electronics for analyzing the fire. They are used to surveying what has gone on during the day of fighting.
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    Tube Processor

    Voortman is more common in the steel construction field, less sheetmetal , more heavy plate. They make a gantry mill with plasma cutter machine that is pretty sweet.
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    Tube Processor

    I’ve got my eye on some Voortman equipment also.
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    Tube Processor

    Trumpf makes awesome stuff. I have a long term goal of bringing in one of their lasers and press brakes.
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    Tube Processor

    We got a new tube processor at that uses plasma to CNC cut tubing. On some of our larger weldments it saves hours of saw cutting and drilling and makes higher precision parts.
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    What makes belts disintegrate?

    https://www.gatesaustralia.com.au/~/media/files/gates-au/industrial/brochures-and-marketing-collateral/vbelt-pt-belt-failure-chart-ausnz-february-2019.pdf
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    MMO = No Go

    MMO recommends 1/2 that dose in small engines
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    Son Flies Last F-15 Out Of Europe That Father Flew In First

    The father’s career is fantastic on its own, adding this further enhances the family story and legacy of the F-15
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    Insecticide Recommendation for Perimeter Spray

    Onslaught is outstanding and has great residual
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