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Posts Made By: Bob Hayes

December 8, 2008 12:43 PM Forum: Politics

Congressional Motors

Posted By Bob Hayes

Congressional Motors Announces The First Car for 2012, The Pelosi

It's in the way you dress. The way you boogie down. The way you sign your unemployment check. You're a man who likes to do things your own way. And on those special odd-numbered Saturdays when driving is permitted, you want it in your car. It's that special feeling of a zero-emissions wind at your back and a road ahead meandering with possibilities. The kind of feeling you get behind the wheel of the Pelosi GTxi SS/Rt Sport Edition from Congressional Motors.

All new for 2012, the Pelosi GTxi SS/Rt Sport Edition is the mandatory American car so advanced it took $100 billion and an entire Congress to design it. We started with same reliable 7-way hybrid ethanol-biodiesel-electric-clean coal-wind-solar-pedal power plant behind the base model Pelosi, but packed it with extra oomph and the sassy styling pizzazz that tells the world that 1974 Detroit is back again -- with a vengeance.

We've subsidized the features you want and taxed away the rest. With its advanced Al Gore-designed V-3 under the hood pumping out 22.5 thumping, carbon-neutral ponies of Detroit muscle, you'll never be late for the Disco or the Day Labor Shelter. Engage the pedal drive or strap on the optional jumbo mizzenmast, and the GTxi SS/Rt Sport Edition easily exceeds 2016 CAFE mileage standards. At an estimated 268 MPG, that's a savings of nearly $1800 per week in fuel cost over the 2011 Pelosi.

Even with increased performance we didn't skimp on safety. With 11-point passenger racing harnesses, 15-way airbags, and mandatory hockey helmet, you'll have the security knowing that you could survive a 45 MPH collision even if the GTxi SS/Rt were capable of that kind of illegal speed.

But the changes don't stop there. Sporty mag-style hubcaps and an all-new aggressive wedge shape designed by CM's Chief Stylist Ted Kennedy slices through the wind like an omnibus spending bill. It even features an airtight undercarriage to keep you and a passenger afloat up to 15 minutes -- even in the choppy waters of a Cape Cod inlet. Available a rainbow of color choices to match any wardrobe, from Harvest Avocado to French Mustard.
Inside, a luxurious all-velour interior designed by Barney Frank features thoughtful appointments like an in-dash condom dispenser. A special high capacity hatchback holds up to 300 aluminum cans, meaning fewer trips to the redemption center. And the standard 3 speaker Fairness ActoPhonic FM low-band sound system means you'll never miss a segment of NPR again.

Best of all, the Pelosi GTxi SS/Rt is made right here in the U.S.A. by fully card-checked unionized workers and Detroit 's famous visionary jet-set managers. Even if you don't own one, you can enjoy the patriotic satisfaction that you're supporting the high wages, good benefits, and generous political donations that are once again making the American car industry the envy of the world.

But why not buy one anyway? With an MSRP starting at only $629,999.99, it's affordable too. Don't forget to ask about dealer incentives, rebates, tax credits, and wealth redistribution plans for customers from dozens of qualifying special interest groups. Plus easy-pay financing programs from Fannie Mae.

So take the bus to your local CM dealer today and find out why the Pelosi GTxi SS/Rt Sport Edition is the only car endorsed by President Barack Obama. One test drive will convince you that you'd choose it over the import brands

January 21, 2006 05:01 AM Forum: Meade

Parts list needed

Posted By Bob Hayes

James,
You have to try ADM. He's an Astromart sponsor and his products are of high quality and very reasonably priced. I know, I bought some. I have to add that his service is beyond any vendor I have ever dealt with. He sent me replacements before he received the return. http://www.astro.premcom.com/ADM/

You won't be disappointed.
Bob Hayes

February 12, 2006 10:49 AM Forum: Home Observatories

plans for personnal observatories

Posted By Bob Hayes

I don't know if you want to build a dome or roll off but here's a set of plans I found for a dome.
http://www.geocities.com/va3ngc/Astronomy/Projects/ObsPlans.pdf
I made a ton of revisions but you can watch my progress on my posts.

February 13, 2006 11:29 AM Forum: Beginning Astronomy?

plan for amateur observatoire

Posted By Bob Hayes

I found a PDF file that I used. Check it out.
http://www.geocities.com/va3ngc/Astronomy/Projects/ObsPlans.pdf

I did make some changes. I'm making shutter doors.

February 18, 2006 06:10 AM Forum: Home Observatories

In progress Dome

Posted By Bob Hayes

Shutters are completed. Check out the GIF at the address below.

http://s61.yousendit.com/d.aspx?id=0543DV38H8UKZ1HC7C9DMHIFES

February 19, 2006 01:16 AM Forum: Politics

What happens now?

Posted By Bob Hayes

If the situation was reversed and Whittington shot Cheney, would Bush step in and fulfill the Presidential Duties? wink

February 26, 2006 11:09 AM Forum: Meade

the beast is back

Posted By Bob Hayes

One of these was on Ebay about a month ago. It was still in the shipping boxes. The seller had to run in twice to get his $1200 starting price.

May 13, 2006 03:47 PM Forum: Home Observatories

In progress Dome

Posted By Bob Hayes

Finally got all the base work done. I dug out 3", put down ground cloth, installed edging and covered with two yards of round stone.
The 4"x6" beams are mounted to two piers each. The scope pier in the pic is not the one I'm using. The new one hasn't come yet.

Tomorrow, floor joists and floor, hopefully.

June 2, 2006 03:37 PM Forum: Home Observatories

In progress Dome

Posted By Bob Hayes

Well, I had the week off and the weather sucked!! I'm still waiting for my siding to come in but I did start to skin the dome today. I should have it on top of the walls within the week.
Bob

June 15, 2006 05:37 PM Forum: Home Observatories

In progress Dome

Posted By Bob Hayes

Here's the dent !! >sad