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    Posted: June/06/2021 at 16:44
did not read an email I got, laughing too hard as I deleted it... subject line was: Is the AR-15 perfect?


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Laugh  Running a cartridge designed to hunt a 17 Lb animal the answer is clearly NO. 
In spite of that unwelcome truth it has more custom options than a Harley Davidson, and very little recoil so people love it or hate it. 

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Post Options Post Options   Thanks (0) Thanks(0)   Quote Kickboxer Quote  Post ReplyReply Direct Link To This Post Posted: June/07/2021 at 08:56
It has so many critical points of failure...easily repairable, true... but, I don't want to have to.  
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Next big laugh... saw a commercial for the Audi E-tron... NICE looking car.  Did some research...
IF you can find a Direct Current quick charge charger, takes 22.5 minutes to go from 0 to 80%, not bad if you don't intend to drive very far.  If you use a standard "home" 96kW charger, takes 10.5 hours to go from 0 to 100 percent.  Seems like one would almost never be reaching 100 percent, but if you don't have far to drive...
The bad news is... the advertised RANGE is 222.0 miles at 100 percent.  WIth a solar charger, it would take days to reach 100%... IF you could ever get there (maybe you could carry around a portable windmill in the trunk).  
All this from a vehicle whose BASE model costs $99,900.00... give or take a few dollars...
But, it might only cost you 30% of a gasoline engined "equivalent" car to fuel per year.  So... if you keep it for 40 years, only go on "day trips", never use any alternative means of transport (which cost a lot)... you MIGHT break even.  Then, that does not count the load added to the power grid, the cost of battery changes and disposal (which none of the e-vehicle freaks EVER bring up or answer questions on).  Battery disposals are a TRUE existential threat in the making that is not being addressed or even considered by the Sandy Cortez crowd... (there's a reason for that lack of consideration... moronicity)
E-vehicles are "rich people" toys and bragging rights/"better than you" self-aggrandizement virtue signals.  

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How to feel good while being totally oblivious.
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As much as the solar powered car is an attractive idea its about as realistic as using sails on a ship to cross the ocean,  not that it can't be done.......... it just can not be done reliably in a timely manner at the same rate of speed as what we currently use.   

 One of the funniest photos I have seen was a gas powered truck pulling a diesel generator recharging an electric car on the side of the road.  The Elite simply have no common sense.   

Whats the difference between a Tesla and a golf ball?   You can drive a golf ball 200 yards before you have to hit it again. 

Wonder why the exterior of an electric car is not covered with solar pannels? 

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Perfect, no. Good at some things and highly customisable, sure.
Was sure I had a point when I started this post...
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