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Old 05-28-2022, 02:56 PM
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I can't wait for the Bitching to start when somebody actually tries to get real work done with one of these "Furd Turds" https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/fo...vation-holders
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Old 05-28-2022, 06:16 PM
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I can't wait for the Bitching to start when somebody actually tries to get real work done with one of these "Furd Turds" https://www.zerohedge.com/markets/fo...vation-holders
Yup and do it in cold weather.
I was recently laughing at one of these mfgs planning to drive their electric rig to the north and south pole.
Yes, with a sizable diesel generator for charging, and fuel wagon, and a shack with the tools and spare parts.

Of course they will take solar cells along for backup because they don't know it's dark in winter there.
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Old 05-28-2022, 06:34 PM
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I can see it now when the Salesmen are pushing options packages. The "Get You Home Package" includes a factory installed 20K generator with a "Free tank of fuel". If I had money to burn I know these idiots buying these POS will try to haul a trailer on I70 over the divide. I'd buy property in Idaho Springs on the East approach to the Eisenhower Tunnel (About 3/4's of the way up) and set up a charging station with charging rates approaching Rape.
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Old 05-28-2022, 08:35 PM
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An electric pickup truck...

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Of course they will take solar cells along for backup because they don't know it's dark in winter there.
LMAO, now where is the fucking windex.

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I'd buy property in Idaho Springs on the East approach to the Eisenhower Tunnel (About 3/4's of the way up) and set up a charging station with charging rates approaching Rape.
I have been thinking about a mobile charging service, diesel truck with a diesel genset... 12kW.
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Old 05-28-2022, 10:24 PM
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I don't know if this pic is P-shopped but towing a genset IS a thing...
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Old 05-29-2022, 07:52 AM
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I don't know if this pic is P-shopped but towing a genset IS a thing...
Well now, the genset rolling coal is not for real, unless there is a short circuit and the car is ready to burst into flame.
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Local news did a feature on the electric F150. One of the features they really sang about was that if the power goes out you can use it as a "generator" to power your house. Literally used the word generator
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Old 05-31-2022, 09:11 AM
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It has a lot of features that are way more beneficial than some of the upstarts like Tesla (worlds ugliest truck) and Rivian. Built on a common chassis with IC trucks, and having country wide dealerships and parts networks is good, and maybe people in Texas think that having backup power is good.
I see it as a suburbia bush queen, looking tough but not getting dirty. At least it doesn't have that self driving nonsense yet.
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I saw my first "Mustang" Mach-E the other day. It drove by "silently" so I didn't hear it. Many electric cars have "noisemakers" to alert peds and bicyclists of their presence. A Tesla Model 3 delivering pizza a couple/few years ago had "The Jetsons" noise and there are other novelty noises you can program. I would program farts...
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