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October 28, 2018

Fastest Street Legal Supra

Filed under: Family,General — dknights @ 6:44 am
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This is cool.  I’ve got a special interest in this.


April 8, 2018

A funny thing happened on the way to Dayton

Filed under: Family,General,Modeling — dknights @ 10:39 pm
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Was headed to the Dayton contest on Saturday, when I got clocked just over the Ohio river bridge.  Got my bell rung and lost my last year’s production of kits, but it could have been much, much worse.

December 15, 2016

Driverless cars

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 7:49 am
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Technology is going to do a lot to change the lives of the elderly and disabled.

November 2, 2015

The future

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 3:19 pm
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I am not sure this guy is right as far as timing goes, but I do think that self-driving cars will disrupt society and the economy in ways we can only dimly foresee.

June 17, 2015

Neat idea

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 10:04 am
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Driving will be way different over the next 20 years.  This is a neat idea, but it may just be a stop-gap until all cars are driver-less and are all aware of where each other are. (At which point Skynet becomes self-aware.)

May 6, 2015

Wow. Just wow.

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 3:39 pm
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Think of how many people this will put out of work once the technology is fully mature.

March 7, 2015

Self driving cars

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 4:26 pm
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I believe that these will be here sooner than everyone expects.  I also believe that it will cause big changes in society, many of which can only be guessed at now.

January 13, 2015

I want one.

Filed under: Technology — dknights @ 12:50 pm
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If only I were super rich.

June 12, 2014

ACE Citroen Traction Avant CV11

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 11:02 pm
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In addition to the SB2U long term project I am working on, I am also working on this kit for a diorama I have planned.
















And I have gotten this far.












It is a simple kit.  I am building it out of the box. I hope to have it done before too long.


March 3, 2014

Mercedes 170V

Filed under: Modeling — dknights @ 12:01 pm
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Here are a few photos of an actual Mercedes 170V done up as a German WWII staff vehicle.  MiniArt models makes a 35th scale kit of the vehicle.

Mercedes 170V

Mercedes 170V

















170V drivers rear

170V drivers rear














and finally,

170V drivers front

170V drivers front

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