Re: [MBZ] New phone

2014-07-15 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Kaleb wrote: This one is the 5c ...I just wanna see if my response comes ...via Mercedes... mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] New phone

2014-07-15 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
mao wrote: ...I just wanna see if my response comes ...via Mercedes... Nope. I wanna see the big bold via Mercedes... How come I caint? mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

[MBZ] How come?

2014-07-15 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
How come I can't get my messages to all appear with ...via Mercedes... like every other message I get? I feel dejected, left out, disenfranchised. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] How come?

2014-07-15 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Curt wrote: See below... From: Mountain Man via Mercedes Thanks. I always thought that email distributed to my mbz folder came from okiebenz, and indeed maybe it does. In which case it seems that even my emails coming to my mbz folder should also show ...via

Re: [MBZ] How come?

2014-07-15 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Curt wrote: I think your email reader was editing that part out. Try this one, I took you out of the to: line for the reply. That's it. I guess that is part of the *new* *banned* okiebenz fix. Too bad there is sooo much confusion necessary to merely communicate via old style email these days.

Re: [MBZ] How come?

2014-07-15 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Curt wrote: Blame the spammers. As with anything it doesn't take many bad apples. I think goverment-mail (gmail) should hire a few spammers for their ingenuity and inventions which create the need for complicating email. The spammers can figure it out quicker and better than the 6-figure desk

Re: [MBZ] 123 Body Panels

2014-07-16 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dan wrote: Wasn't there a place in Cleveland that made all sorts of replacement panels for cars? I thought it was a place in MI that sold panels and floors. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] OT: Another Fkying Tale

2014-07-16 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
How about this thing: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vzr313wSY_Y mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Mobil 1 $23 at Wally World

2014-07-16 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
--R wrote: It's the best oil for your Mercedes nuttin' like an oil thread to spark more traffic mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

[MBZ] W123 diesel injector return hose

2014-07-18 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dealer wants 28 for meter. Is that the best? i.e. not china, and good quality? Has anyone tried alternative non braid covered alternatives? mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] OT: Anyone for Dropbox?

2014-07-18 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dan wrote: Head of corporate security at Kohler... Kohler was in news line I heard today. They want to put golf course next to lake adjacent to Kohler forest preserve. Some flak is happening, fwiw. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] OT: Anyone for Dropbox?

2014-07-18 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Does anyone know database hadoop? This is alternative to relational database? Much faster in structure and query results. The name came up with a guy from lexis. Interesting conversation - I said he should do a TEDtalk. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] W123 diesel injector return hose

2014-07-18 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
John wrote: I used Tygon as an experiment last time I changed them... Tell me more about Tygon, please. Where did you purchase it? Did it work as well as the MB stuff? Is it cost competitive at 28 per meter dealer cost? Thanks. mao ___

Re: [MBZ] W123 diesel injector return hose

2014-07-18 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Curt wrote: I bought some stuff from McMaster-Carr at one point. It worked just fine. How long does it last? Thanks. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT: Anyone for Dropbox?

2014-07-19 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
OK Don wrote: It's used for Big Data projects --- What is Big Data versus Oracle? mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT Senior Traffic Stop

2014-07-19 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Max wrote: A little humor for your Saturday morning... http://thedamienzone.com/2012/01/27/old-lady-with-guns-in-car-minnesota-state-trooper/ mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-19 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Peter wrote: ...which is why I have no desire to return to Illinois. Long, very bad reputation for that State. Why of course. This is the state of Chicago, essentially. You know... home to Al Capone, etc and the Daily clan that brings you the current prez. mao

Re: [MBZ] Branching out in the MB family

2014-07-19 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Mitch wrote: I always wondered why the hwy mpg stinks for such a small car. I always wondered why mpg was the Carter gig of the '70's and then it died so we have bigger gas guzzlers and more on the road than ever. What gives? This is progress? mao ___

Re: [MBZ] OT - Healthiest States to retire in

2014-07-19 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
OK Don wrote: The biggest fear for retirees is outliving their money. What's this thing you call... money? - What's that? Life ain't all that much, so, I suspect death might be better? - it happens to all of us. And, historically retirement is not in the lexicon. However, when laid off 4 years

Re: [MBZ] OT - Two Strangers

2014-07-21 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
WILTON wrote: Can we all take this as a good example of how even mortal enemies can live in peace, harmony trust if we look at each other as fellow humans in need of comfort without all the usual baggage of politics and religion? I hope so. This certainly seems a better approach than the

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-21 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Hertzing wrote: Don't forget we had two former governors on jail at the same time In Illinois we hope to capitalize on corruption by making it a tourist attraction Where do you live in Illinois? Maybe we can meet up sometime? mao ___

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-22 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: I flew out of Midway last time, the airport that's stuck in the 70s without an ounce of charm. Convenient to downtown but crowded and very tacky. au contraire, mon ami. Midway is a vibrant new airport. Search and see pictures. mao ___

Re: [MBZ] Another Prospect, or How I Alienated A Potential Seller

2014-07-23 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: Not to be too harsh about it, there are a ton of stupid questions asked all the time. What stupid questions have you come across recently? ...is that stupid enough?... Now tell us your stupid Glacial Geology Grad School question. mao ___

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-23 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Grant wrote: Failure of the citizens to resist and punish criminal acts foster an environment which offer least resistance.. Flesh that out for me/us, please. What can a citizen do to resist and punish? Perhaps what I do is what you will flesh out - I participate as little as possible in the

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 most corrupt states in the U.S.

2014-07-23 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
WILTON wrote: So what makes 'em so happy? Is it sold by the gallon? Half gallon jar? Quart jar? ;) I imbibed some moonshine in NC - interesting experience. Everyone used the same Mason jar in the freezer. Open freezer, take a swig, put the jar back in the freezer. Good stuff? - I dunno,

Re: [MBZ] An Okie in Los Alamos

2014-07-27 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Los Alamos must have bunches of water? Lots of trees. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] This One's For Wilt

2014-07-30 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Grant wrote: ...kinetic energy weapon... The new class of Navy carrier has kinetic energy weaponry. Someone here put the link up a month back. The carrier is solar powered and other fascinating stuff. Someone that knows military junque - please correct me. mao

Re: [MBZ] OT - 'Nother boys tale - The Red Hill

2014-08-07 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
WILTON wrote: ...we should remember the red hills that have often impeded our way but have now been transformed by somebody's ingenuity, hard work, persistence and perseverance into hardly any hill at all. I will argue au contraire. The story you tell is part of the character build that you

Re: [MBZ] OT - 'Nother boys tale - The Red Hill

2014-08-08 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
WILTON wrote: True, but as the character was abuilding... Yes, but all of us enjoy what was being built in them thar cigarette fields back then. My observation has to do with the ease by which seeming success happens today *because* some wise invention makes ease happen. i.e. without experience

Re: [MBZ] OT - storing small parts

2014-08-11 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Rick wrote: Au contraire mon ami. I drink this... http://www.stewarts.com/ I guess I gotta pay attention to the local favorite!! My mom drank nuttin' but Stewarts. The boss bought nuttin' but Stewarts. I should go back to that old favorite. Thanks for the reminder. mao

Re: [MBZ] OT: Sacrilege

2014-08-11 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Randy wrote: IF, all of you folks down south of the border were to get electric vehicles, your electric grid would not be able to handle the load. Let's try, okay? Each of us okiebenz readers gotta commit to purchase EV, okay? If we gotta go further - bus/cab/train/rental will do fine, I

Re: [MBZ] OT: Sacrilege

2014-08-12 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Craig wrote: Any electrical power grid MUST have non-solar, non-wind resources available to immediately cover what wind and/or solar provide or it will be unstable and will crash. ... We do need something to meet demand now or our economy will fall apart. Planning and design is a mess today

Re: [MBZ] OT: Sacrilege

2014-08-12 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
John wrote: I'm really loving my smart ForTwo ED. It's solid and fun. Maybe someday it will turn into W123 status and I can enjoy the drive also. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

[MBZ] OT - Dis-Assemble kitchen blender

2014-08-12 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
The thing is under warranty and a new jar is on its way, but DIY makes me want to take the jar apart. Maybe figure out why ours failed so early in its life. We got this recently from my son and seems to be a nice USA made blender - blendtec. So... has anyone taken the jar apart? Or, is anyone

Re: [MBZ] OT - Dis-Assemble kitchen blender

2014-08-12 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
correct link: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ThBsMT_PBrM mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Review for the 3.5

2014-08-14 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: The 4 speed automatic transmission in my 1969 (VIN #47) 280SE 3.5... I always lusted for that car after hearing Stu Ritter talk about the 3.5 engine - is it called over-square? What year did your 18 year ownership end? mao ___

Re: [MBZ] OT: Solar power for electric cars? Not in the South.

2014-08-17 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
clay wrote: The morons we vote into office and the career bureaucrats dither and piss themselves instead of actually providing leadership and effective governance. That is a perfectly proper politic action. It is commonly called lobby. Sure, the state passes enabling legislation in any

[MBZ] MB in WILTON neighborhood

2014-08-20 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
eastnc.craigslist.org/cto/4559345781.html mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com All posts are

Re: [MBZ] Web Editor

2014-08-20 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
OK Don wrote: ...my Tailwind amateur built experimental aircraft... Pictures, please? A local guy who also reads mercedeslist recently bought an EA. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] B-52 strkes

2014-08-21 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Rick wrote: ‎Not_going_to_happen... Let's say it again. Not_going_to_happen... I don't want to see it. The remainder of the planet will stand around spouting words of wisdom as they wring their hands. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] B-52 question for WILTON

2014-08-22 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Is the B-52 pilot community small and tight for your generation of B-52 pilots? My son has his FAA check rides in ABQ with an FAA guy whose name is John Wagner and John Wagner used to fly B-52 and John Wagner is around 77 years old. Perhaps you know John Wagner? ...just curious... mao

Re: [MBZ] Classic car stock

2014-09-01 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dwight wrote: And when the economy tanks agsin everything goes down anyway. The market won't go down again. It has become illegal for markets to go down. Where's yer amerikan spirit! mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

[MBZ] vintage precision scale

2014-09-02 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
vintage precision scale i.e. max 200g 0.1g accuracy made in usa for me? - measure ground coffee but i bet the market sells these for contraband. i read that some designs have caps that fail? are there other failure modes? does anyone use vintage scale to recommend? anyone want to sell decent

Re: [MBZ] Fw: vintage precision scale

2014-09-02 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Rick wrote: Here. ‎Pick one. Not vintage. But they work. You looking for art, or function? Function and art, primarily not china. I gotta gain an argument about china. I heard mention of a report on a radio show that was going to address the issue of avoiding china. After 25 years not

Re: [MBZ] Classic car stock

2014-09-02 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Curt wrote: The one that gets me is that the gurus say the market is rational because people are rational. Apparently the gurus haven't met that many people... I usually try to entertain myself a bit by wasting time with telemarketers. Simply amazing! They want my cc for a $1 fee to mail

Re: [MBZ] Fw: Cell Phone Security was Re: Classic car stock

2014-09-02 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: I am going to post the message Chinese hackers are poopyheads All your base are belong to us! mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] vintage precision scale

2014-09-03 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Greg wrote: Yet most of my weighing is done on a classic vintage Soehnle kitchen scale... There's a name to chase - Soehnle - thanks. Is your Soehnle made in Germany? One digital Soehnle online is: http://www.ebay.com/itm/351157394861 I need less than 100g so this is really all I need:

Re: [MBZ] vintage precision scale you love

2014-09-04 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Henifay wrote: who is furiously hunting all over the place for an American made, vintage digital scale to send mao for fathers day So thoughtful of you - thanks. Yeah, vintage is the gig, I think. Your ebay link was clearly china - nope, not for me, thanks. Communist workers unite! mao

Re: [MBZ] Friday funnies: Mutant Giant Spider Dog!

2014-09-05 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Max wrote: Mutant Giant Spider Dog (SA Wardega) Insane people are the Best! yep mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] Testing Prius

2014-09-05 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Curt wrote: Television is so ten years ago, all the cool kids watch the internet... I agree - television is dead. I look at hulu for shows that might be marginally interesting but most shows are reality shows. I see zero reality in any of those offerings. Who watches that stuff? It seems

Re: [MBZ] OT I want this

2014-09-06 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: Just a matter of time before ISIS has them. All Your Base Are Belong To Us mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] N and guns

2014-09-10 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: Let's not get personal, please. You don't know me at all. Das' Kool!! You keep the mystery about who you are. The rest of us? For the most part, we are open book. Again, Das' Kool!! mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Shotgun

2014-09-15 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dan wrote: I know nothing of the regulations/laws regarding such things. Where should I start? Start in Lakeland. There's a guy there that knows these things and sells parts. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Carbine Digest, Vol 106, Issue 71 OT no Merc content whatsoever

2014-09-17 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Curt wrote: I was pondering something similar... WILTON wrote: And if y'all are not careful, I may hafta throw in another silly Sondy tale. ;) ATTABOY Curt - you have Sondy tales? Sounds interesting... mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list

Re: [MBZ] OT but food for thought

2014-09-17 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
OK Don wrote: RANT If you go back several centuries, you'll find that the Christians were the raging barbarism force of the time (crusades). ... Live by your own religion WITHOUT inflicting it on anyone else. If you are against abortion, don't have one, but keep your beliefs to yourself.

Re: [MBZ] [ADMIN] - Politics

2014-09-17 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dan wrote: Best to put it to bed now and find other, more appropriate subject matter. No more replies or responses to the subject, please. Diversity? What is the correct opinion? On one hand we are adults with delete key, on the other hand we need to be told what to do? Yes, I am idiot - I

Re: [MBZ] Daimler

2014-09-17 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Gary wrote: sometimes i wonder if i really am the great communicator One thing we know for sure about Gary. He is the ChowdahKing - even if he did not attend the ChowdahQ. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] [ADMIN] - Politics

2014-09-18 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
henifay wrote: Pitting the pawns against one another to keep the King safe. NICE!! mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] OT but food for thought

2014-09-18 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Scott wrote: Still a great essay from the Colonel. ... ...Thanks to two big oceans, relatively peaceful neighbors north and south, and a half-century American age of relative world peace... Our fine borders have not been tested. Not even close. Some suggest some buildings in NYC was a

[MBZ] [ADMIN] - Oh Boy

2014-09-19 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dan wrote: Close the thread and drop the subject matter, folks. Final warning. What? Who are you talkin' to? Ain't no adults here. ma ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

[MBZ] OT - ebay assistance

2014-09-20 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
I was watching an auction from this seller: aladi200 I had a question to ask. Scroll down to the bottom of the description and clik on Ask a question. Sign in to ebay, select Other in the list of qustions and get an ebay page that tells me the seller is not available to answer questions. So I

Re: [MBZ] OT - ebay assistance

2014-09-20 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
MMM wrote: A Google search turns up this guy on eBay in the Phillipines. I see San Diego at ebay. Thanks for trying the ask question. ma ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 Happiest Countries

2014-09-20 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
--R wrote: ...My wife tells me they are extremely assertive about keeping out or closely regulating anyone who might want to go there. Seems like a nice place. Sounds like a much better policy than open borders - we have open borders, don't we? A shift to Bhutan ways might seem too

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 Happiest Countries

2014-09-21 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: I love starting provocative threads, then sitting back and reading the amazing diversity of thoughtful responses. Okiebenz bows to thee, Andrew - thou wise one. Yeah, thanks for the thread!! --R - have you got the whole gullah thing sorted? I don't think any of us have that whole

Re: [MBZ] OT: The 10 Happiest Countries

2014-09-22 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Ivan Stang wrote: We all know how stupid the average person is. Now realize that, by definition, fifty percent of the population is dumber than that. I think the average person is actually quite smart. ma ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] O/T: Chess

2014-09-23 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Greg wrote: ...I played as a kid, but only (mostly) knew how to move the pieces. Yeah, that's all I ever learned - how to move pieces. I hear people say that it is a real tough mind game. Ya gotta think in 9 dimensions. Thanks for chess.com link - maybe after I see it a bit it might be fun to

Re: [MBZ] Daimler

2014-09-23 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
-- Jim wrote: The problem is they're not really making the things now that I'd want to buy used in the future. That is totally true. I agree entirely!! ma ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe

Re: [MBZ] AC Bummer

2014-09-24 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dan wrote: ...the system was working fine a couple of weeks ago and it lost most ... of the refrigerant over the last week. Murderer!! We don't like murderers here!! Take it to banned!! ...what with climate change every other day, etc... ...and climate change at United Nations... You are

Re: [MBZ] B-36 With Tank Treads??

2014-09-28 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
AT wrote: And in comparison to the B-36 and B-52, we now have the B-1B with an empty weight of 182,000 lb, maximum gross weight of 477,000 lb... I remember 18 years ago taking a ride on the new 777. The pilot was proud to compare his new 777 with the familiar B-52. B-52 had 8 engines and

Re: [MBZ] B-36 With Tank Treads??

2014-09-28 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
AT wrote: And in comparison to the B-36 and B-52, we now have the B-1B with an empty weight of 182,000 lb, maximum gross weight of 477,000 lb... I remember 18 years ago taking a ride on the new 777. The pilot was proud to compare his new 777 with the familiar B-52. B-52 had 8 engines and

Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-28 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Gary wrote: if they are going to go chinese and not pass on any of the savings to the end user, then what kind of people are they? What kind of people are they? They are just another Mitt Romney or Bruce Rouner. Astounding that we continue to laud and honor and desire these type of people. We

Re: [MBZ] OT: Having fun with malicious people

2014-09-28 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: I don't get it. Ya gotta think like a kid. You can do it. Get it? ma Larry wrote: When I was in High School there was a guy with the unfortunate name of Lynn Burger. ...limburger... ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Vise Grips: was Brake rotors

2014-09-28 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dan wrote: ...they had the new mill assembled and painted, sitting next to the original, having been reassembled. You couldn't tell the difference. This corroborates what I have heard for years - the oriental way is to copy and make exact copies for less cost. Somehow that seems a bit over

Re: [MBZ] B-36 With Tank Treads??

2014-09-28 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
WILTON wrote: Several years ago, Boeing tried to get USAF to replace the eight engines with four much newer and more efficient engines that were already airliner surplus at the time and producing about 40,000 lbs each. Air Force refused - didn't want a private company to have control of its

Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-28 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Gary wrote: it's a box. do you imagine there is a bosch brake rotor factory in teh black forest? It is the same in every sector of our economy and all economies of the planet. Medicine, manufacturing, consulting, design - it is all sourced to chink/India and is generally poor quality. Poorer

Re: [MBZ] Becker BE 1480 Cassette plays but the silence is deafening

2014-09-28 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
-Tim wrote: For a few dollars on eBay, you could buy... There we go. That is the kwality argument of markets - NOT!! Some schmuck like Romney/Rounder/Gates/Jobs makes the millions sourcing chink products we want and pay pennies - they reap profits. I'm afraid my only use for ebay is vintage

Re: [MBZ] OT: Having fun with malicious people

2014-09-28 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Andrew wrote: That would not work in the east. Nobody eats or has even heard of Limburger around here... (DC - mid Atlantic) Say it ain't so. ma ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change

Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-28 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Gary wrote: zimmermann and balo are still german as is mercedes. ... those are probably the only 3 i sell anymore... Excellent parts supplier info - thank you Gary!! ma ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To

Re: [MBZ] Becker BE 1480 Cassette plays but the silence is deafening

2014-09-28 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Tim wrote: I'm not trying to start a war on the concept of international trade, just trying to help out with a situation I've been through. It's not against the okiebenz rules to delve in to international trade. So, from time to time we bash PRC stuff. My effort to purchase USA is to make a

Re: [MBZ] Brake rotors - does brand matter?

2014-09-29 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
--R wrote: I am wearing chinee work boots right now... Heathen!! Yeah, eff your neighbor and watch him disappear as all jobs disappear. Your examples of PRC that works is idiot short sighted. Hear the prophet. Speak, Gary. ma ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] Lawsuit: White woman gets black man's sperm by mistake Ooops

2014-10-02 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
RB wrote: RB who just flew to Ottawa and back from Winnipeg and ended up with a head cold in the process You are the first okiebenz ebola casualty. ma ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] TD

2014-10-03 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dan wrote: That being said, I would love to drive a 240D with a slush box to see how really slow a diesel can be Surprisingly not that bad. We have California '83 formerly owned by Larry and it is not that awful. ma ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To

Re: [MBZ] NOW Ebol-e

2014-10-03 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Greg wrote: ...the CDC had recommended new and stricter quarantine procedure a few years back, but that was likewise rejected by the current administration... You guys are afraid. How many africaners do you see? I am in a lily-white suburb and we don't see black muchless really black. Stay

Re: [MBZ] TD

2014-10-03 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dan wrote: I have driven a 170S... Was the the Demeter car? Do they still have that car? ma ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] FWIW

2014-10-05 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Peter wrote: This is trash promulgated by a non-scientist with a right wing agenda. That is probably true. However, there are things that can be accomplished man-to-man against any of this bs - and that is the story that needs to be told, not some political non-science or science argument.

Re: [MBZ] FWIW

2014-10-05 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dan wrote: Dan List Mom with her finger on the Moderation button Pooferator Pooserator Whatever - let us be childish for a while and back off, old man. ma ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or

Re: [MBZ] TD

2014-10-05 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Max wrote: ...A little slow off the line, but once you got rolling it was a pleasure. Ours is an '83 also, and if you push hard, it will leave stop quite well. I put it in low and shift up manually rather than the sometimes quick upshift, which is doggy. mao

[MBZ] Compromise?

2014-10-05 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dan wrote: It has no business here. Period. A compromise? We get off-topic MB quite often and that is enjoyable. I enjoy reading about Sondrestrom AFB. I enjoy reading other stuff also, so a stance against anything but MB can make for a dull email existence, i.e. tell me how to do this job, I

[MBZ] We are ***!!

2014-10-06 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Dan wrote: I totally agree with the we are all adults here Thanks, mom - but ***-off. If we are adults here, let us kill each other. I agree with Gerry - ban me also, if you will. ma ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] Surgery [was: Re: R-12 versus R-134]

2014-10-06 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Mom wrote: When the wife had her hip replaced they've her the self-regulated morphine drip. Is this the new morphine drip list? or, is this okiebenz Where's the MB content... Play nice, or you will be moderated like me and Gerry. I can find controversey regarding morphine drip - shall we have

Re: [MBZ] OT: Cameron Air Show

2014-10-08 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
--R wrote: This is completely off-topic and is not the reason I signed up to this list maybe 10 years ago. Let's get back to Mercedes content. --R (whose delete key seems not to be working) Please let us know where that delete key is located so that I can use it also. New tech, I guess.

Re: [MBZ] Alternator brushes

2014-10-13 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Curly wrote: Anybody have a source or part numbers for alternator brushes only, not the whole set with regulator? What's-His-Name in Knoxville has those type parts. He was one of the first casualties of mercedeslist purges. I think Dan will tell you that the brushes are readily available at

Re: [MBZ] Alternator brushes

2014-10-13 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
http://www.perfanalysis.com/ George Murphy in Knoxville. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to: http://mail.okiebenz.com/mailman/listinfo/mercedes_okiebenz.com

Re: [MBZ] Today's Attaboy

2014-10-16 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Curly wrote: Cooper= 1. American Owned 2. Made in USA 3. they don't make any OE tires... +1+1+1 for Cooper - still!! mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] O/T Fusion Reactor

2014-10-16 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Max wrote: ...I'm not holding my breath... Too much is happening to count on things remaining static in culture and society. Science and tech is static in comparison. That is my bet. mao ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] the news

2014-10-23 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Curt wrote: Dad says we need somebody truly evil in politics because evil people have a plan and can get things accomplished. The idiots we have now don't have a plan for anything beyond getting elected... I like that!! Shall we assemble an okiebenz short-list? mao

Re: [MBZ] OT - another non-political B-52 tale - FINALE QUICK DEPARTURE

2014-10-31 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
WILTON wrote: We had finally fought the war for 11 days/nights the way many of us thought it should have been many years before - strategically, overwhelmingly and decisively. Fast forward 35 years, or whatever. What is the proper approach to the armaments today? i.e. Syria? Do we leave well

Re: [MBZ] OT - another non-political B-52 tale - FINALE QUICK DEPARTURE

2014-11-01 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
Grant wrote: The under laying principle which pervades the Mid-East is Islam, which desires to rule the entire world under an Islamic Caliphate. Hasn't church also proven to have the same objective? viz. crusades and current missions efforts? I tend to see many similarities so am loathe to

Re: [MBZ] OT: anybody have an opinion on a Chevy Cruze turbo?

2014-11-06 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
RB wrote: But, but, but, . . . surely there is a clapped out, rusty MB diesel out there somewhere that needs to be saved. http://chicago.craigslist.org/chc/cto/4737739685.html ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives

Re: [MBZ] (no subject)

2014-11-07 Thread Mountain Man via Mercedes
--R wrote: ...She changed her diet and took up exercise and riding horses and stuff like that, and has improved considerably. Apparently that is the experience of many. There are lots of med stuff that people use food and activity as management aids. I like the People's Pharmacy (produced in

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