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Monte Kowalsky
Works at Renewal by Andersen
Attended Seattle Central Wood Construction Center
Lives in Seattle, WA
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The side torsos on this thing, even without the full missile stacks (you can see the "empty" ST toward the end of the camera pan), seem utterly massive. Which is a bit unfortunate. However, the very shield-like nature of both arms has me quite intrigued. It's got a symmetrical hard-point layout, so no using one whole half of the Mech as a shield ala the Zeus, but I might be amenable to being able to shield either to the left or right; something that bites me occasionally in the Zeus.

Dunno that I'd want to boat LRMs on one of these though, when a Stalker can do the same and last probably 30% longer under fire.

Has anyone seen any shots of the Mauler side by side with another chassis? It's hard to tell the scale from this, but it looks kind of gigantic (or at least quite tall).
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It reminds me of a slimmer, taller awesome (aka barn door). I think running a XL in these will be to a player's peril.
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I feel like the saying means more when you change it to "There's no time but the present."
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Today I drove a box truck through downtown to a job site somewhere beyond Ballard. On the way back I learned that a lot of people have no idea how stupid it is to hug the back of a large vehicle, especially one that does not have a rear-view.

So to you, anonymous lady in the dark red Jeep: if I didn't see you merge on to the street behind me through my side mirror, I never would have known you were behind me. So remember people, if you can't see a mirror, and the driver through it, you are way too close to the truck in front of you.
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Thankfully, me needing to drive one of the trucks somewhere is an uncommon occurrence at work, so I'm not at the point of stereotyping drivers. The lady in question wasn't driving poorly per se, other than following me way too closely; it was happenstance that I checked that mirror at that time to see her pull in behind me.

On the other hand, I criticize people's driving all the time when I'm walking somewhere. It's a contrast thing.
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The older I get, the more I realize I really like my mom's music.
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+Jay Young Lol!
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It's been a long while since I've listened to any jazz.
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Sorry about the little tiny ad at the beginning, but the song is worth a listen.
Normally we don't concern ourselves with classical music on ALL SCANDINAVIAN, because we know so very, very little about it, but there have to be exceptions
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Is there a good way to calculate delta-V available from RCS? Specifically mono prop maneuvering thrusters. If I could avoid installing a mod just for that, it would be preferred.

I've been doing more and more small scale construction, but Kerbal Engineer will only recognize/calculate delta-V from mono prop thrusters if they are in the engine category. So the result has been a lot of guesswork trying to design ultralight landers and such.
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MechJeb does it. Go to Custom Window editor, create a window, and check "RCS ∆V".
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So, the good news is the new shop I'll be moving into has a jointer.

The hilarious news, is that it also has this.
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I got this stuck in my head. I guess that's apropos, though.
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These guys are pretty radical. The song I shared earlier (Ash - Opening Titles) is done by one of the members of this quartet. The video is pretty great, too. Check out the video of their KEXP performance:
Apparat Organ Quartet - Full Performance (Live on KEXP)

While I'm at it, you might want to check out Úlfur Eldjárn's other work, it's some pretty varied stuff: https://soundcloud.com/ulfureldjarn
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Holy fuck, yes.  We just need some Michael Moorcock-penned lyrics about a space ship that feels pain and gets high on a nebula.
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The website's not great, but the mobile app is pretty much super awesome.
The best place to find new music on the web. Every day, thousands of people around the world write about music they love — and it all ends up here.
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    2010 - 2012
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    Shop carpenter, 2013 - present
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