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Old 09-30-2010, 01:14 PM   #21
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it's a prototype robot vagina.
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Is that some sort of prototype robot vagina?
I was thinking exactly the same thing lol. Fleshlight V2.0
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Barrels and other designs tend to have really harsh on-off sort of characteristics.
This is the main point for the OP.


The fleshtb might be better, but who knows without seeing testing.

Butterflies have a linear response, better for road cars (and ALL motorcycles). Even in race cars, like motorcycles, you want load to be linear with throttle position to aid smooth power application.

I WOULD NOT want to be on a ZX-10R with barrel throttles at corner exit.
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