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(LA Times)   What happens when the International Space Station erupts in flames? We may soon find out courtesy of the 787 Dreamliner investigation   ( latimes.com) divider line
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2013-01-21 04:16:04 PM  
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bob_ross: Yuasa

I've had Yuasa's on my Vstrom and 2 previous RoadStars. Never had a problem with them, over 5 years old, starting in biatching cold weather.

Dont blame your shiatty Harley on the battery dude.
2013-01-21 04:50:23 PM  
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HaywoodJablonski: Things can't burn in space since there's no oxygen

There's a small amount of oxygen in the vicinity of the ISS which would happily aid in combustion, and which the astronauts onboard the ISS would sorely miss.
2013-01-21 09:34:14 PM  
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Marcintosh: bob_ross: As a motorcycle rider I am familiar with Yuasa brand batteries.  They suck.

Funny, how is it then when just yesterday I charged my Yuasa battery from 1998 after sitting all winter?
Methinks your ideas of maintenance are a bit . . . askew-

Yuasa, based in Japan, made the lithium ion batteries used in the troubled Boeing 787 Dreamliner jets. A fire and overheating of those batteries were among the chief recent problems with the jets, leading to them being grounded around the world.

Are they really going to go with that? Really? I was unaware that the batteries are connected to the CRACKED WINDSHIELD from last week.

Cracked windshields are something that happens in planes. Battery fires should never be routine.
2013-01-21 05:06:27 PM  
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namatad: How soon until we read about questionable QC, manager coverups and cutting corners to make a bigger profit?
Why were there problems at that reactor meltdown again? oh right, they paid off the investigators.

My bet is the manufacturer is losing money on the contract and thus cutting corners to prevent losses. That's probably come around to bite them very hard on the keister.
2013-01-21 04:33:36 PM  
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Your pathetic human minds wouldn't understand why that was necessary

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2013-01-21 04:24:26 PM  
1 vote:
I blame the unions
2013-01-21 04:15:21 PM  
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