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Old 07-25-2011, 02:55 PM   #8981
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Yes, but in an A/C system, compressability is what makes it work. Yes, it'll read full, but it won't work for crap. And, it won't allow the charge to evenly disperse throughout the system, therefore reading low, even though it's tecnically full. I realize this isn't quite making sense, but I can't remember the proper terminology. Trust me, it's too much moisture (and/or oil) in the system. A new dryer (in the Miata's case it's a dryer/accumulator) will solve the problem - provided the seals are intact.
I let a little out (yes, shame on me) and most of what I saw was thick cloudy white oil, so I am definitely thinking it's too much oil and moisture.
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Your car got totaled? Please tell me your buying it back.
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Old 07-25-2011, 03:38 PM   #8983
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Insurance is giving you $10k and the only thing they'll let you pull are the wheels and tires?
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Old 07-25-2011, 04:23 PM   #8984
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lol @ stupidity:
http://www.trackjunkies.org/index.ph...kday-comedy-2/

I've never met so many virgins in my life. This is the same group that thinks NASA TT and DE are too dangerous, but rather than not go they decide to talk about it and "warn people" all the time. The made a private "instructor only" forum for the site. "Look at me, I'm an instructor, lookey lookey!!!"
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Old 07-25-2011, 04:44 PM   #8985
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The recent drought has resulted in the immigration of a few mice into the house. My wife bought a couple packs of
Victor mouse traps Victor mouse traps
. Victor has replaced the old metal catch with a bright yellow "swiss cheese" plastic catch. One side is marked "Firm" and the other "Sensitive."

Do not believe the markings.

The "Sensitive" side would more accurately be marked, "Impossible." Granted, I don't have the hands of a brain surgeon, but I have good fine motor skills and do not ingest much caffeine. I maintain that it's impossible for human hands to successfully set one of these traps in the "Sensitive" position. Moreover, if one somehow did set it, the first piece of dust that landed on the bait platform would trigger the trap.

The "Firm" position is possible with lots of practice. Be prepared to have your fingers snapped over and over. Keep a ready supply of peanut butter as you'll be replacing it frequently. The best path to success is to set the trap after you place it in the desired position; attempting to move the trap once it is set is a sure way to get your fingernails snapped.


tl;dr These mousetraps suck, buy something else.

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I used those to build a mousetrap race car when I was in HS. They set fine for me, is it possible that was put together wrong?
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I used those to build a mousetrap race car when I was in HS. They set fine for me, is it possible that was put together wrong?
Not likely unless the whole batch was screwed up. We had 2 bags of 4 (that works out to 8 total) and while some of them were marginally less impossible than others, I'd guess that each of them took at least 10 tries before I was able to successfully set it.
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Those plastic catches suck. Why did they **** with the design that made them money all these years?
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Those plastic catches suck. Why did they **** with the design that made them money all these years?
You can still get the "classic" mousetraps.
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Anybody know where I can find a pdf or something of the Robbins XT convertible top installation instructions? The copy they sent me is BLANK on pages 2-8, i.e. where the actual instructions are.
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I just realized how manly this forum is. We have big threads on racing cars, building cars, extreme fabrication, weight lifting, firearms, and hunting. Somehow Miatas fit into this mix.
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Old 07-26-2011, 02:55 PM   #8992
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Don't forget cats!
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I just realized how manly this forum is. We have big threads on racing cars, building cars, extreme fabrication, weight lifting, firearms, and hunting.
It's almost as if we're compensating for something...
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I just realized how manly this forum is. We have big threads on racing cars, building cars, extreme fabrication, weight lifting, firearms, and hunting. Somehow Miatas fit into this mix.
No, it's still gay, just bear gay.
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Old 07-26-2011, 03:30 PM   #8995
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extreme want:
http://nasaforums.com/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=44585
Too bad I'm poor and going to be poor for a few years.
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extreme want:
http://nasaforums.com/viewtopic.php?f=31&t=44585
Too bad I'm poor and going to be poor for a few years.
Boring.
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God damn that's a good deal. Maybe I'll sell the miata and DD that instead.
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Boring.
CMC and AI are incredibly fun here in the great nation of Texas.
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