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Re: Car alarms

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Yeah , but its not like we went over the top or anything.
😁 , go on , pull my legπŸ˜†,if you get the wrong one it will probly come right off
(Im getting a new one .....that I can use my phone to program )
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A programmable leg? You mean a bit like the bump and rebound settings on a shock absorber?
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Major_Tom wrote: ↑Sat Mar 12, 2022 4:13 pm A programmable leg? You mean a bit like the bump and rebound settings on a shock absorber?
More likely to be the toe in.
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I'm genuinely interested! Is it programmable knee stiffness or what?

I could just look it up, but I don't like doing that as it demeans the importance of human interaction.
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Bug wrote: ↑Sat Mar 12, 2022 8:41 pm
Major_Tom wrote: ↑Sat Mar 12, 2022 4:13 pm A programmable leg? You mean a bit like the bump and rebound settings on a shock absorber?
More likely to be the toe in.
First rate punnage :lol: I am replacing my Spax inserts with Bilsteins currently, I didnt even make the connection between legs and legs.. but I guess I made a good joke too there :lol:
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The one I have has a hydraulic dampener in the knee , controlled by electric valves which are in turn controlled by a processor . The knee stiffens up when straight ....not solid . When I put weight on my toe , as in walking the knee unlocks and bends freely untill it stops bending ( whatever the angle )and from there it will straighten freely but be real stiff to bend untill the pressure is on my toe and it unlocks again so I sorta walk like I kicking a can along the path . When its stiff straight it still creeps a bit , this allows me to sit down and the further it creeps the less the dampening so it sorta accelerates . If Im standing around I dont feel it creeping till its to late and it has dumped me on my arse a few times.
The new one just has a lot more brain power . I can set the range of motion for different situations like riding the bike . I can set the dampening to change according to degrees of rotation and it has more sensors in the heel and knee . Can be programmed for uneven ground and is waterproof.
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Mc Tool wrote: ↑Mon Mar 14, 2022 11:20 pm The one I have has a hydraulic dampener in the knee , controlled by electric valves which are in turn controlled by a processor . The knee stiffens up when straight ....not solid . When I put weight on my toe , as in walking the knee unlocks and bends freely untill it stops bending ( whatever the angle )and from there it will straighten freely but be real stiff to bend untill the pressure is on my toe and it unlocks again so I sorta walk like I kicking a can along the path . When its stiff straight it still creeps a bit , this allows me to sit down and the further it creeps the less the dampening so it sorta accelerates . If Im standing around I dont feel it creeping till its to late and it has dumped me on my arse a few times.
The new one just has a lot more brain power . I can set the range of motion for different situations like riding the bike . I can set the dampening to change according to degrees of rotation and it has more sensors in the heel and knee . Can be programmed for uneven ground and is waterproof.
That's awesome. You should experiment with it, test out various settings, until you find the ideal parameters for the perfect kick in the bollocks :lol: you could practice on a bag of cubed steak and also tenderise it for a tasty reward.
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Dunno about kicking bollocks , old joke about one legged man at arse kicking party, but I gotta watch I dont kneel on my dick .....leg being a bit shorterπŸ˜†
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:lol: :lol: :lol:
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Bug wrote: ↑Sun Mar 06, 2022 2:39 pm It appears your due diligence may have missed me. :D
You must have used your RAF experience to fly under the radar ! :lol:

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Andrew 2.8i wrote: ↑Sat Mar 19, 2022 7:54 pm
Bug wrote: ↑Sun Mar 06, 2022 2:39 pm It appears your due diligence may have missed me. :D
You must have used your RAF experience to fly under the radar ! :lol:

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Bug wrote: ↑Mon Mar 21, 2022 10:54 am
Andrew 2.8i wrote: ↑Sat Mar 19, 2022 7:54 pm
Bug wrote: ↑Sun Mar 06, 2022 2:39 pm It appears your due diligence may have missed me. :D
You must have used your RAF experience to fly under the radar ! :lol:

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Obviously my couple of hours chatting with him set him up nicely. ;)
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I've always loved the Mosquito

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Major_Tom wrote: ↑Mon Mar 21, 2022 5:47 pm I've always loved the Mosquito

:agree: AKA The Wooden Wonder :cool:

Just like cars, modern planes might be high tec but theres something about the older ones well never see again.
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