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"40's & 50's" Midlife crisis/GTFO my lawn thread.

Discussion in 'Off-Topic Discussion' started by Matic, Jun 18, 2011.

  1. Jun 25, 2019 at 8:27 AM
    sandjunkie

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    Yep, don't need to be sitting on that with the soccer moms in their suburbans texting their bunco group while driving down main street.
     
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  2. Jun 25, 2019 at 8:34 AM
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    I'd just park it in my living room and stare at it. That thing is beautiful.
     
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  3. Jun 25, 2019 at 9:19 AM
    krap22

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    I still have mine. I've had it for 15 years now.



    This is the big reason i don't ride much anymore. If i do, its out in the country as far away from the idiots as i can get.
     
  4. Jun 25, 2019 at 9:20 AM
    Pchop

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    You my friend obviously have some semblance of self control.
     
  5. Jun 25, 2019 at 9:45 AM
    RearViewMirror

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    Of which I have no self control.
     
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  6. Jun 25, 2019 at 9:48 AM
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    This is what I do. I keep my bikes up at my camp. All rural. I bring it/ them home in the winter to store in the garage.
     
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  7. Jun 25, 2019 at 10:02 AM
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    I can see myself buying a Honda Grom/Monkey or older Honda <500cc. That's about it. Maybe a dual sport.
     
  8. Jun 25, 2019 at 10:22 AM
    Pchop

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    Just my point, my wrist spins that throttle too easy.

    The way I drive, I would rather hit the gas than the brake.
     
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  9. Jun 25, 2019 at 10:48 AM
    RearViewMirror

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    I've never owned a motorcycle for that exact reason. I just don't have the self control to ride one. If you tell me it will do 180 mph I'm going to go find a place and see if it will actually do it.
     
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  10. Jun 25, 2019 at 10:55 AM
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    I feel the same way about my truck. Every time I'm told it's just a mall crawler I have an overwhelming urge to go to the mall.
     
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  11. Jun 25, 2019 at 10:59 AM
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    Got a ride in a Polaris slingshot this past weekend. Pretty cool but not $28K cool.
     
  12. Jun 25, 2019 at 11:06 AM
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    When I was 13 I got to ride in a Ferrari 308. It was cool, but it was not "my-balls-just-dropped-don't-make-them-fly-off-dear-God-we're-going-to-die!" cool.
     
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  13. Jun 25, 2019 at 11:40 AM
    Pchop

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    I sat in the door of a Huey when I was 19 hanging out over the jungle in South American with a squad of heavily armed guys, flying at tree top level through rain clouds (my first op).
    That was a "my balls dropped and and I am seriously in some shit now" kind of moment. One of the best rides of my life. I'll never forget that one. There were many more after that, but that ride has always stuck in my mind.

    All these "roller coaster" people, ha, you bitches dont know what a roller coaster is!!! You could literally reach down below that skid and grab a leaf. Those pilots had balls of brass man, and they were ALWAYS grinning ear to ear while flying like that (at least until we were getting shot at, then the grin subsided....a little bit), they loved that shit right along with us. Lots of faith was put in their skills.
     
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  14. Jun 25, 2019 at 1:02 PM
    krap22

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    i have some, but when idiots in cars want to see if it's really fast, i have a hard time holding back......
     
  15. Jun 25, 2019 at 1:05 PM
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    I know a couple of Spectre drivers that covered that airspace during Reagan’s time.
     
  16. Jun 25, 2019 at 1:07 PM
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    I was end of Bush then that asshole next. He ruined it all.

    Good times though, best ride this side of getting your ass strapped to a rocket and going to the moon. Once the blackhawks came on the scene, holy shit, pucker factor jumped a bit. Those hotshots were ballsy.
     
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  17. Jun 25, 2019 at 1:13 PM
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    Seeing hawk drivers hover on mountain sides on the middle of a moonless night while the crew chief calmly returns fire made me wish I knew how to fly helicopters. Those guys were badass.
     
  18. Jun 25, 2019 at 1:19 PM
    Pchop

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    Yeah, lots of respect for them. The whole crew always had balls of steel, calmly laying down fire from the door while the two pilots got plinked at while we are running to the chopper.
    Brass balled mofo's. If you havent seen those guys in action you have no idea. Calm as cucumbers in the hairiest situations. It's kind of unreal.
     
  19. Jun 25, 2019 at 1:54 PM
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    My co-worker's neighbor is a current commander over a blackhawk unit about 30 miles away. They fly over my house at least 3 times a month. There are so many electronics that fly the helicopters now it's crazy. The precision they have when flying with the electronics is ridiculous.
     
  20. Jun 25, 2019 at 1:58 PM
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    I had a neighbor years ago back in TX that was a door gunner in Vietnam. He wasn't quite right, never talked about it and I never asked. He worked for the USPS.
     
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