I lived on a farm for many years, sometimes large birds like geese or herons used to fly into the lines & get zapped blowing the transformers, always sounded like gun going off followed by smoke. One time a goose flew into it & got zapped nothing happened, 5 seconds later here comes another, no power for half the day… » 4/14/14 9:18pm Monday 9:18pm

All of us here knew it was going on anyways, this whole thing just gave transparency to the whole thing against those who said people were paranoid & wore tin foils hats. Before Snowden a crapton of people were called quacks for thinking this, now it's just normal everyday news. » 4/14/14 5:45pm Monday 5:45pm

The reason why Strads are preferred to non blind tests is the historical value, and the fact that they wee made so well to last up into the present. That would be the equivalent of firing a model 1 Smith & Wesson against some generic 22 caliber made in the 50's, one is simply more fascinating, & as always beauty is in… » 4/09/14 9:08pm 4/09/14 9:08pm

Also those trucks are top heavy, I see so many overturned cement trucks where I live & it's horribly fast driving that does it. I know they have a certain amount of time to pour before it sets, but driving in a manner that could potentially kill someone is not a memory I would be willing to bear to save 2-3k. » 4/09/14 11:38pm 4/09/14 11:38pm

I also just realized why I dislike Ferrari so much, while they do make the occasional good car, they don't really have the passion to share their insight as publicly as this or other great manufacturers like Porsche. Even North American car companies the likes of Chevrolet & Ford like to discuss their racing tech & new… » 4/09/14 11:22pm 4/09/14 11:22pm