Interesting Video Finds Part 4

KITROBASKIN

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Those motorcycles in the opening was pretty funny, though they tied in with the explanation of the turning issue. Then that bit of whacky log rolling outside of a car thing at the end!
 

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Let's educate the masses! Hold on, maybe not....
(Whenever a genuinely good idea comes along and is seen to its conclusion, there will always be evil men happy to obliterate it. Here's one example.)
 

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Couple weeks ago at Washougal.
Listen to the grunt of factory 450 bikes
keep you ears peeled to some 2-strokes



motocross racers have a heart rate around 180/bpm for 35 minutes
 

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I did a google search for "how to test a distributor pickup coil"
and I was presented with a few links to videos.

The one I chose to watch, was an AI generated piece of crap. I don't want to link to it because that would give it a higher rating, and more views.

A total waste of time. Very much irrelevant, just snippets of somewhat related bits of information. It didn't even closely answer the question.

I hope that we aren't inundated with more AI "infomercials" I hope that AI doesn't learn how to self post threads or videos.
 

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Short but sweet. She's mostly known for her Owl Chemist cosplays.
But this Short is my personal favorite. :)

 

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Ah YES!
One of my favs.
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IMA SOL MAN

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Very cool. This is why we have NIST in the US. It's also why plastic rulers (and plastic slide rules from back in the day) can't always be trusted for high precision measurements. There's too much thermal expansion/contraction going on.
How about wood and metal rulers? I think my dad's slide rule was ivory and bamboo--inaccurate?
 

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How about wood and metal rulers? I think my dad's slide rule was ivory and bamboo--inaccurate?
I would guess that the important parts would have been made of ivory, which is far less hydrophilic than wood and thus less prone to expand on humid days and contract on dry ones. Metal is probably the best choice. It's still not perfect though, just less prone to problems than other materials.
 
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