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    Good point about chance for chest injury in case...

    Good point about chance for chest injury in case of a bike crash...

    ...but doesn't putting bearspray in a foam wrap negate the ability to use it quickly? Plus again, isn't on your person.

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    You could probably fashion a custom setup with...

    You could probably fashion a custom setup with any MOLLE chest rig. Soldiers do it all the time. Only issue may be sizing it down, they tend to be worn over body armor.
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    MT Gov today announced Phase 2, which begins June...

    MT Gov today announced Phase 2, which begins June 1st. One thing done away with is the 14-day quarantine.
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    Re: police helicopter...I work with a bunch of...

    Re: police helicopter...I work with a bunch of those guys. They're really bored right now, the PDs want an airborne presence as always just in case so they're flying, waiting on a call, majority of...
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    Wife and I were supposed to go on a cruise there...

    Wife and I were supposed to go on a cruise there this July...yeah, now, notsomuch.
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    As far as helicopters, I've seen way more...

    As far as helicopters, I've seen way more accidents with general aviation fixed-wing types than I have with helicopters. Statistically Medevac has a high accident rate, but that's because those guys...
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    Special VFR in the LA area is routine, especially...

    Special VFR in the LA area is routine, especially for helicopters. I issue it all the time, mostly to our helicopters at my airport (we got a bunch). It's a tool used to get into/out of/through the...
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    Also interestingly to me, (it appears) Kobe’s...

    Also interestingly to me, (it appears) Kobe’s professional pilot failed him. I work in amateur bullshit all day every day and frequently wish I could swap my pilots out for more professionals, but...
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    ‘Get-home-itis’ is a thing in aviation, and has...

    ‘Get-home-itis’ is a thing in aviation, and has been killing pilots and passengers for decades. You have to recognize when to say no. I this case, it’s slowing the helicopter the fuck down, going...
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    Not a helicopter pilot, but I work aviation in...

    Not a helicopter pilot, but I work aviation in the LA area. I was off today so I'm not involved with this.

    We get coastal fog/marine layer here on certain days, and the onshore wind will blow it...
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    totally agree.

    totally agree.
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    Might have something to do with not wanting to be...

    Might have something to do with not wanting to be left at the altar by him, again, given the uncertainty in NE right now. He's been openly seen to actively want to be Belichek's successor and who...
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    Might be helpful for the refs to not call TDs...

    Might be helpful for the refs to not call TDs that didn't make it in as Touchdowns, because the teams players all put their hands up, and then claim you don't have enough clear evidence to overturn....
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    I work ATC in a Tower in SoCal. It's been an...

    I work ATC in a Tower in SoCal. It's been an interesting past few days. Mad props to LA Co Fire, those guys have been working their asses off all week, jumping all over fires. Helicopters in an...
  15. Thread: Chernobyl

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    The pet hunting scenes...wow. Were they...

    The pet hunting scenes...wow. Were they conducting similar hunting in the wooded areas, with the wild animals like deer and pigs/boars? Domestic animals are accustomed to humans and wouldn't run......
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    New As I Lay Dying song released and it is HEAVY...

    New As I Lay Dying song released and it is HEAVY

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=UnQUDQpnG3M
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    Bummer. I'd hoped to give them a try someday,...

    Bummer. I'd hoped to give them a try someday, glad I didn't get caught up.

    Interesting aircraft to see go by my tower, I see about half of the arrivals to LAX, the final for the south complex...
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    Seattle Snowflakes? All too good. Sawant and...

    Seattle Snowflakes? All too good. Sawant and co. can get in on that one.

    Have a strong feeling it's going to end up as the Metropolitans, Totems or Sockeyes though.
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    And here I thought Claremont was just for rich...

    And here I thought Claremont was just for rich assholes and their kids ;-)

    I live in Upland. Got a good bro who lives in the Carp and works at SBA. Carpinteria, that is a really cool little...
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    That's actually a great commercial.

    That's actually a great commercial.
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    The Vegan diet didn't help with the recovery...

    The Vegan diet didn't help with the recovery either.

    Anybody remember him lecturing Cuban-exile members of the sports media at a press conference in Miami on how great Cuba is and how Fidel was an...
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    I guarantee you that Ferrari's tires have never...

    I guarantee you that Ferrari's tires have never touched a Montana road.

    MT is a bit of a luxury car registration/property tax haven...people use the LLC loophole. File an LLC in-state, register...
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    And it makes for a great-tasting shit beer! As...

    And it makes for a great-tasting shit beer!

    As for Butte and water issues...city water comes from the Basin Creek Reservoir...runoff from snowfall. Obviously bad if you're on well, but city water...
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    Piste, are you a QX guy? As for the F-15s, one...

    Piste, are you a QX guy?

    As for the F-15s, one of the aircraft (#2) was a MA ANG aircraft, the lead a regular OR ANG Redhawks tail. Apparently the OR guys have several aircraft forward-deployed...
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    243932 243933 All that said, the Seattle...

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    All that said, the Seattle ATC facilities did a great job dealing with this, the TRACON in particular.
  26. Didn't see a thread on this, and this seems the...

    Didn't see a thread on this, and this seems the appropriate place - so who's sticking with MoviePass, who's leaving?

    I live in the LA area, I have a coworker who has seen 50+ movies thus far in...
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    Took me awhile to find it on mine, but I did. ...

    Took me awhile to find it on mine, but I did. Thanks.

    Looks like time for more.
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    How long is bear spray good for? I have...

    How long is bear spray good for? I have 3-year-old cans or so, and it's tempting to pick up that Costco pack while I'm up here...
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    That sure was dominant. Vegas completely fizzled...

    That sure was dominant. Vegas completely fizzled the last 3 games.

    It's like the missed cross-checking call was the tipping point.
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    WTF Vegas

    WTF Vegas
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    BaseWeldr is hyudge into it, and he's a big deal....

    BaseWeldr is hyudge into it, and he's a big deal.

    I'm not very good at it, but I do enjoy it.
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    Mini-me, you complete me!

    Mini-me, you complete me!
  33. Sooper Fuckin Troopers, brah! Hilarious!

    Sooper Fuckin Troopers, brah!

    Hilarious!
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    Gonna rant a little here. Who the fuck cares...

    Gonna rant a little here.

    Who the fuck cares that the Captain was a female?

    When will this gender metric no longer matter, no longer be of note? I've been raised with the belief that we're all...
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    Yeah we had our own LM sims to simulate rapid D,...

    Yeah we had our own LM sims to simulate rapid D, cargo fires, cargo jettison, manual gear extension and unlock, gear up landings, ditching etc. All via an interactive touchscreen representation of...
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    Absolutely both are practiced, regularly. ...

    Absolutely both are practiced, regularly.

    Flight simulators are used to teach systems (hydraulics, electricals, flight controls, computers, etc), practice system failures, and then throw just...
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    It's either $599 for the T5 w FWD, or $699 for...

    It's either $599 for the T5 w FWD, or $699 for the R-Design with AWD.
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    Saw Volvo will include the upcoming V60 in the...

    Saw Volvo will include the upcoming V60 in the Subscription program. Didn't see numbers, curious what they'll be, XC30 is $599 T5/$699 T6 RD...
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    Austin - I should have bought a C30 or V50 a long...

    Austin - I should have bought a C30 or V50 a long while back, but I didn't because under long-term MPA orders I didn't have the stability to do so and some hits came my way which depleted the savings...
  40. Nobody's said it - but Rogue One. Not a bad...

    Nobody's said it - but Rogue One.

    Not a bad movie.
  41. Yeah bad shit on the Franklin. Kamikazes.

    Yeah bad shit on the Franklin. Kamikazes.
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    Pretty shots man.

    Pretty shots man.
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    Boo fuckin' hoo, Canadiennes not liking their...

    Boo fuckin' hoo, Canadiennes not liking their silver. I guess they can console themselves in all their other gold medals, just like the Pats counting their Lombardis...Pretty poor sportsmanship for...
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    It sure did Austin, thanks! Hadn't seen that V60...

    It sure did Austin, thanks! Hadn't seen that V60 launch today....wow. I like!!!
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    Love that V60. I'm a Volvo guy. Curious also...

    Love that V60. I'm a Volvo guy.

    Curious also about the interior volume. Came to the conclusion the present V60 is somewhat useless. V90 is awesome, but way above my price range, and with it...
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    Also regarding those portable power banks for jump starting...how do those hold up when stored in cars? Temperature extremes sap battery life, just wonder if it'd be useless after sitting in the...
  47. Re: the chock bolted to the garage floor idea,...

    Re: the chock bolted to the garage floor idea, that's great and all, but I don't want a giant fucking chock that spans the full fucking width of the garage (serving as a huge obstruction/tripping...
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    Yo, Twins, hit me up if ya ever wanna catch a...

    Yo, Twins, hit me up if ya ever wanna catch a beer sometime
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    The Fatwa musical with Hamilton stuff was...

    The Fatwa musical with Hamilton stuff was hilarious.
  50. I think the issue with the cop unions is more of...

    I think the issue with the cop unions is more of a cop issue than a union issue.

    An 'us against everybody' mentality. Also one where they don't rat on each other.
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