Tanker proa

Discussion in 'Multihulls' started by Konstanty, Apr 18, 2016.

  1. PAR
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    The government doesn't have spy rays, though the extraterrestrials do and having been employing them regularly for decades. How do you think Trump has risen to prominence? Well, because this portion of the population hasn't heeded NASA's warnings about the long term effects of these rays, so it's diabolical intentions are showing up in the poles.
     
  2. upchurchmr
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    Are you making a comment about natives of Poland?
    I think that is as tacky as any Trump-ism. :p

    Wait while I adjust my tinfoil hat.
     
  3. gonzo
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    I don't care if the government scanning my brain is extraterrestrial. They are all part of the conspiracy. I have secret information corroborating it.
     
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    I actually have a friend who sent me an anti-goverment conspiracy story. I looked to confirm anything in the story and could not find any support - including the public Presidential directives.

    I asked for help in finding supporting information from my friend.

    He now does not talk to me.

    Its a conspiracy - who's I don't quite know.
     
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    I've heard the government is selling non-magnetic foil that won't stop the spy rays. Beware!!! Use only genuine Reynold's. It's been tested by scientists.
     
  6. PAR
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    Again, more disinformation. There's nothing special about genuine Reynolds wrap, though Trump likely has a piece of this outfit, so the propaganda about its uniqueness is an obvious follow.
     
  7. DGreenwood
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    Word on the street is that brand is unimportant, just be sure to ground the hat well with a wire to a good ground source. Use caution when plugging into a domestic outlet ground that you have the right hole!
    Though we have set out to end this thread sillier than it started I fear we have failed.
     
  8. upchurchmr
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    A simple foil helmet worked at work.
    They couldn't figure out what I was doing, or, trying to do.

    Perhaps they weren't high tech enough.

    I think this is a perfectly appropriate way to end this thread, but that's just me.
    I will quit, probably, maybe, sometime soon.

    PS, I really just wanted to inflate my post score (not my Feedback score, please)
     
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    I have a #6 AWG copper wire from my hat to the ground. It trails about 7 feet behind and makes a really good ground connection. Police, under secret government orders, of course, routinely stop me to ask about it.
     
  10. PAR
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    A new name for your tail again?
     
  11. whitepointer23

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    last night i had a dream that i was a muffler, i woke up exhausted.
     
  12. FrankB
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    This is the ProaType (LOL) during our successful tests at Massachusetts Maritime Academy -


     

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    Good questions - The prototype was running on a scale vessel, with slower winds. Current average tankers speeds have been reduced from 20+ knots to 15 to reduce emissions. Our testing estimates indicate the TankerProa will be capable of 25+ knots with grater stability. The TankerProa is not designed to go under bridges or through canals - it will connect with tankers in international waters for the trans-ocean section of the voyage.
     
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    Actually a lot of coffee went into this idea - but appreciate your enthusiasm none the less.
     

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    Angélique aka Angel (only by name)

    Hi Frank, welcome to the forum . . :)


    How many years ago was the model testing ? - - What happened since then, and why ?

    Thanks for the video . . :)

     
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