[MBZ] OT: Electric plane crash

2019-08-15 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
OSLO (Reuters) - Norway’s first battery-powered aircraft crash-landed on a lake on Wednesday, in a setback for the country’s aviation strategy, although police said the pilot and passenger both escaped unhurt. Photographs published by Norwegian media showed the Alpha Electro G2 plane, produced

[MBZ] 2004 Mercedes CLK 500 - $2600

2019-08-15 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Top doesn't work https://myrtlebeach.craigslist.org/cto/d/north-myrtle-beach-2004-mercedes-clk-500/6956613918.html -- --FT ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

Re: [MBZ] Overpriced 2.5 turbo manny

2019-08-15 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
>From my head. Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 14, 2019, at 10:23 PM, Dwight Giles wrote: > > !Where does base price come from? Edmunds? NADA? > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > >> On Wed, Aug 14, 2019, 11:17 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes >> wrote: >> Base price $800, add $400 for manny

[MBZ] Patriotic salt proofing

2019-08-15 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
Anyone have any experience with this product? http://saltproofing.com/Bonneville/ -- Jaime Kopchinski http://www.jaimekop.com/ ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go

Re: [MBZ] 123 bubble

2019-08-15 Thread Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes
Why would anyone in their right mind pay 60k for an air-cooled Porsche when they can have a more modern, water cooled one for less money? On Wed, Aug 14, 2019, 7:21 PM Kaleb C. Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Why would anybody in their right mind pay $5k plus when you can

Re: [MBZ] 123 bubble

2019-08-15 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Why would anybody want a "sports car" that wants to kill you the way a rear-engine Porsche does? ;) -Curt On Thursday, August 15, 2019, 3:07:42 AM EDT, Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes wrote: Why would anyone in their right mind pay 60k for an air-cooled Porsche when they can have a more

Re: [MBZ] OT: Electric plane crash

2019-08-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:59:59 -0400 (EDT) Mitch Haley via Mercedes wrote: > “This is a start … but we have to make jet fuel a lot more expensive,” > said Arild Hermstad, a leader of the Green Party. Yes, we know what is best for you, just give us the power to enforce our will on you ... Craig

Re: [MBZ] OT: Electric plane crash

2019-08-15 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Remember those motorized model airplanes that were tethered to a handle that you twirled around? Maybe rather than batteries they should pursue the idea of extremely long extension cords. On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 11:47 AM Craig via Mercedes wrote: > On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:59:59 -0400 (EDT)

Re: [MBZ] OT: Electric plane crash

2019-08-15 Thread G Mann via Mercedes
Tell me, what happens to the latest batteries when they are put in salt water? Or just water? Seems I read something about self ignition? Virus-free. www.avast.com

Re: [MBZ] OT: Electric plane crash

2019-08-15 Thread Floyd Thursby via Mercedes
Now many of the hobby aircraft are run off Lion batteries though some hobbyists still use the fuel engines.  All the multi-copters (("drones") are because the electric power can be modulated to control the various rotors for speed, direction, etc. Scaling up is an issue... --FT On 8/15/19

Re: [MBZ] OT: Electric plane crash

2019-08-15 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 15/08/2019 10:28 AM, G Mann via Mercedes wrote: Tell me, what happens to the latest batteries when they are put in salt water? Or just water? Seems I read something about self ignition? Don't know about salt water, but submerging the whole car in a big tank of water is how they put out

Re: [MBZ] Patriotic salt proofing

2019-08-15 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 15/08/2019 7:17 AM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes wrote: Anyone have any experience with this product? http://saltproofing.com/Bonneville/ No, but I use these folks. https://www.krown.com/en/ My truck and my wife's car get sprayed every fall. No rust issues so far. The truck is 2013

Re: [MBZ] OT: Electric plane crash

2019-08-15 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
I use LiPo battery packs in my RC trucks. They provide smoother power and explosive acceleration! They do require a bit of a routine. They must never sit unused for very long when fully charged, and they need to be kept at around 60% charge for storage. Kevin in Hillsboro, OR Sent from my

Re: [MBZ] OT: Electric plane crash

2019-08-15 Thread Craig via Mercedes
On Thu, 15 Aug 2019 10:51:59 -0700 Kevin Kraly via Mercedes wrote: > I use LiPo battery packs in my RC trucks. They provide smoother power > and explosive acceleration! They do require a bit of a routine. They > must never sit unused for very long when fully charged, and they need > to be kept

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Drive up in one of your vintage drivers & we will raffle it at the Q to raise enough money for your return ticket. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 4:11 PM Kaleb Striplin wrote: > Cool let me know when you have it booked > > Sent from my iPhone > > On Aug 15, 2019, at 3:07

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dan Penoff via Mercedes
Not sure why you have such an issue with this. They usually have my travel itinerary all sorted and ready to go in April or May. -D > On Aug 15, 2019, at 4:03 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes > wrote: > > So who is booking my flight this year? > > Sent from my iPhone > >> On Aug 15, 2019,

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: mercedes benz

2019-08-15 Thread Buggered Benzmail via Mercedes
No pics --FT Sent from iPhone > On Aug 15, 2019, at 5:16 PM, Frederick Moir via Mercedes > wrote: > > Not > -- Forwarded message - > From: > Date: Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 11:19 AM > Subject: mercedes benz > To: > > > fred4s...@gmail.com forwarded you this from craigslist: >

Re: [MBZ] OT: Electric plane crash

2019-08-15 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
I usually guess at it. My charger does have a storage charge setting, I don’t always have someone available to make sure it is on the right setting. If the battery takes an hour and a half to charge, I will just charge it 55 minutes or so. That usually works. Kevin in hillsboro, Oregon Sent

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
I think that’s a great idea! Seriously! Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 15, 2019, at 4:34 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > Drive up in one of your vintage drivers & we will raffle it at the Q to > raise enough money for your return ticket. > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > >> On

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: mercedes benz

2019-08-15 Thread Mitch Haley via Mercedes
1988? Or 1978? Mitch. ___ 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] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
I just booked an AirBNB in South Kingston for Friday night... I'll be up with the whole family as usual. What can I bring? A box of peaches? Some kind of give away? I have to figure out what I'm driving. I find myself with lots of cars all needing work: 67 300SEL: I was planning on taking

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: mercedes benz

2019-08-15 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
These are often great deals. Poor pictures and description just mean someone isn't computer savvy, nothing else. On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 5:17 PM Frederick Moir via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Not > -- Forwarded message - > From: > Date: Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 11:19

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
You didn’t bring the 219 two years ago. You brought the 250S! Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 15, 2019, at 7:26 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes > wrote: > > I just booked an AirBNB in South Kingston for Friday night... I'll be up > with the whole family as usual. > > What can I bring? A box

[MBZ] Fwd: mercedes benz

2019-08-15 Thread Frederick Moir via Mercedes
Not -- Forwarded message - From: Date: Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 11:19 AM Subject: mercedes benz To: fred4s...@gmail.com forwarded you this from craigslist: -- mercedes benz https://providence.craigslist.org/cto/6950331093.html

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
So who is booking my flight this year? Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 15, 2019, at 2:41 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes > wrote: > > [image: image.png] > Mark your calendar for September 14 for another wonderful celebration of > vehicles and camaraderie. Once again we will be at Goddard State

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
1 800 travel Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 4:03 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > So who is booking my flight this year? > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Aug 15, 2019, at 2:41 PM, Dwight Giles via Mercedes < > mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > >

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Randy Bennell via Mercedes
On 15/08/2019 3:03 PM, Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes wrote: So who is booking my flight this year? I believe it is DIY ___ http://www.okiebenz.com To search list archives http://www.okiebenz.com/archive/ To Unsubscribe or change delivery options go to:

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
We can pick you up at Providence airport in a vintage Benz. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 4:03 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > So who is booking my flight this year? > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Aug 15, 2019, at 2:41 PM, Dwight Giles via

[MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
[image: image.png] Mark your calendar for September 14 for another wonderful celebration of vehicles and camaraderie. Once again we will be at Goddard State Park, 1095 Ives Road Warwick RI. Sites 40-42. http://www.riparks.com/Locations/LocationGoddard.html We will start to gather about 10AM for

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes
Cool let me know when you have it booked Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 15, 2019, at 3:07 PM, Dwight Giles wrote: > > 1 800 travel > > Dwight Giles Jr. > Wickford RI > >> On Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 4:03 PM Kaleb Striplin via Mercedes >> wrote: >> So who is booking my flight this year? >> >>

Re: [MBZ] Patriotic salt proofing

2019-08-15 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
I just picked up a gallon of "WoolWax" which is apparently similar to (and supposedly superior to) Fluid Film. The plan is to shoot both cars with the WoolWax. That should use the whole gallon so the pickup will probably get bar and chain oil.I'd like to keep cars longer and have fewer rust

Re: [MBZ] Fwd: mercedes benz

2019-08-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Not far from me- anyone interested,after calling seller, i can go look. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 5:43 PM Mitch Haley via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > 1988? Or 1978? > > Mitch. > > ___ > http://www.okiebenz.com > > To

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
That's great Jaime, While we would love to see one of your exotics, it's about the people not the cars. My brother put a,quarter million miles on his,w140 400sel . I think Mary will bring peaches,& other fruit as usual so if you have some give aways,for the drawing good, but no need. Just bring

Re: [MBZ] Way, way totally beyond OT: Lowering the price of guac

2019-08-15 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Not sure Granny was outside of GB then. COuld be something like Greening or Northwestern Greening.  Were they really big?   Coulda been some seedling or un-named variety. Floyd Thursby via Mercedes wrote on 8/14/19 3:11 PM: I remember there being an apple tree on campus on the way to the dorm

Re: [MBZ] Overpriced 2.5 turbo manny

2019-08-15 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
No, hes in OKIE land.  You are not.  There are regional variations. Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote on 8/14/19 10:50 PM: You're on drugs. It's dammed hard to buy anything drivable for less than $2k anymore and even then it'll look like hell. Curt ___

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
Did I ever bring the 219? It could make the trip, but it’s rough on the family no head rests, lots of road noise, and a weak radio. On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 8:13 PM Dimitri Seretakis wrote: > You didn’t bring the 219 two years ago. You brought the 250S! > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Aug

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
Ha, you got me there! Unfortunately, I haven’t been able to put the time into it. I will get it running though, I promise! Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 15, 2019, at 8:58 PM, Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes > wrote: > > I thought we were going to make it the M189 year! Hows the Adenauer coming

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Yes we have never had a ponton at the Q. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 8:43 PM Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > No you never brought it but I wish you would! Would be first ponton ever > at the Q! > > Sent from my iPhone > > > On Aug 15,

Re: [MBZ] Overpriced 2.5 turbo manny

2019-08-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
True. Here in NE rust free is worth $$$. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 10:45 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > No, hes in OKIE land. You are not. There are regional variations. > > Curt Raymond via Mercedes wrote on 8/14/19 10:50 PM: > >

Re: [MBZ] Crapped out cheep crappy cheep WUZ: 123 bubble

2019-08-15 Thread Curt Raymond via Mercedes
Depends on what engine we're talking about. The straight sixes like the 232, 258 and the 4.0l HO (which I think was the 232) were very robust and lasted forever. The v8s in the more recent stuff are just Chrysler engines. I've had excellent luck with them, my Dakota had the magnum 318 which

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
SWA flies into Providence. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 10:51 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Sounds good. Anybody got airline miles they want to donate? > > Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote on 8/15/19 2:41 PM: > > [image: image.png] > >

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dimitri Seretakis via Mercedes
No you never brought it but I wish you would! Would be first ponton ever at the Q! Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 15, 2019, at 8:39 PM, Jaime Kopchinski wrote: > > Did I ever bring the 219? It could make the trip, but it’s rough on the > family no head rests, lots of road noise, and a

[MBZ] Crapped out cheep crappy cheep WUZ: 123 bubble

2019-08-15 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Cheep engines crap out early and often.  Therefore good used engines are scarce and EXPENSIVE. They are the most expensive junkyard engines.   Its probably not worth a crate engine.   A sbc may be an option, but probably not worth it. Probably time to sell it, lick his wounds and buy a old

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Dwight Giles via Mercedes
Fraid i don't- i am trying to retire & give up traveling for gigs. Dwight Giles Jr. Wickford RI On Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 10:51 PM Curley McLain via Mercedes < mercedes@okiebenz.com> wrote: > Sounds good. Anybody got airline miles they want to donate? > > Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote on 8/15/19

Re: [MBZ] 280SE C 3.5 cpe.survivor on BAT

2019-08-15 Thread Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes
Panic sent the price to $40K. I'm guessing that someone other than Dan was the high bidder. Figure another $15k is needed to make that car presentable. On Wed, Aug 14, 2019 at 11:02 AM Andrew Strasfogel wrote: > Maybe the Danster could pick up this one for around $20K and flip it for > $45k.

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Jaime Kopchinski via Mercedes
I thought we were going to make it the M189 year! Hows the Adenauer coming along? I've drive the 300SEL quite a bit this summer. With the exception of this fan coupler issue, its been doing well. Jaime On Thu, Aug 15, 2019 at 8:42 PM Dimitri Seretakis wrote: > No you never brought it but I

Re: [MBZ] OT: Electric plane crash

2019-08-15 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
are those the extracts of LiPo suction? Kevin Kraly via Mercedes wrote on 8/15/19 12:51 PM: I use LiPo battery packs in my RC trucks. They provide smoother power and explosive acceleration! They do require a bit of a routine. They must never sit unused for very long when fully charged, and

Re: [MBZ] ChowdahQ12 coming up on Sept 14.

2019-08-15 Thread Curley McLain via Mercedes
Sounds good.  Anybody got airline miles they want to donate? Dwight Giles via Mercedes wrote on 8/15/19 2:41 PM: [image: image.png] Mark your calendar for September 14 for another wonderful celebration of vehicles and camaraderie. Once again we will be at Goddard State Park, 1095 Ives Road

Re: [MBZ] OT: Electric plane crash

2019-08-15 Thread Kevin Kraly via Mercedes
Lithium polymer. The LiPo suction occurs when $140 is sucked right out of your wallet for each of the two 6700MAh batteries needed to run my Traxxas X-Max 1/6th scale monster truck. I found some off-brand 6700MAh packs for half the price of the name brand Traxxas battery packs, so I bought two

Re: [MBZ] OT: Electric plane crash

2019-08-15 Thread Karl Wittnebel via Mercedes
I've done it! I've done it! And guess what I've done I've invented a light That plugs into the sun The sun is bright enough The bulb is strong enough There's just one thing wrong - The cord ain't long enough. - Shel Silverstien On Thu, Aug 15, 2019, 9:25 AM Andrew Strasfogel via Mercedes <