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December 1, 2021

Beware internet hobby scams

Filed under: Modeling,Legal — dknights @ 12:05 am
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Story here.   Be careful when dealing with internet businesses that you don’t know and don’t have a track record with.  Seek info first. (h/t to Jeff “Inch High” Groves for the pointer to the story.

November 30, 2021

Oh no!

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 12:04 pm
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Story here.  I am hopeful that Elon is being dramatic for the purposes of lighting a fire under his employees.  Time will tell.

November 23, 2021

Maybe not the South China Sea?

Filed under: Politics — dknights @ 11:28 pm
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Maybe the Ukraine is where the next big confrontation takes place.  Normally, I think that Russia is a paper tiger, but I think Putin perceives weakness in the west.  He is not above exploiting such perceived weakness, especially if it gets him the Ukraine back.  He desperately wants the Ukraine back.

Interesting USAF developments

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:11 am
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Story here.  I wonder how much is already operational that we are not aware of?

November 8, 2021

Congrats SpaceX

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:37 pm
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Crew-2 is back to Earth. Crew 3 is ready to go. (post in memory of Mike Nofsinger)

November 7, 2021

It has been a while….

Filed under: General — dknights @ 9:50 am
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since I have been this excited for a new Netflix release. This looks so good.

November 6, 2021

So you want to build a TKS?

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 10:33 pm
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If so, I highly recommend the video below.

November 5, 2021

Plastic Model Mojo Ep. 50

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 8:41 am
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Its the big 50. Give it a listen.

October 30, 2021

Another Panzermeister36 track review

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 11:09 pm
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These are very helpful to armor modelers.

October 29, 2021

How many times do I have to say it?

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 11:43 pm
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China is serious about space.  We need to get serious too.  Thank God for Elon Musk. ( post in memory of Mike Nofsinger, who would be pulling his hair out over this, if he had any left. 🙂  )

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