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Old 04-27-2012, 05:58 AM   #461
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So, the wife had me pick up a "hybrid" car to drive back and forth to work.

Will this radically change my life style? Will I become an Al Gore worshipper? Will I become a PETA supporter?
I would so like to have an electric pickup truck.
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Old 04-27-2012, 02:06 PM   #462
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So, the wife had me pick up a "hybrid" car to drive back and forth to work.

Will this radically change my life style? Will I become an Al Gore worshipper? Will I become a PETA supporter?
Personally, I know several people who drive a Prius. It makes it very difficult to complain about the price of gasoline in front of them.

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I'm actually thinking of emptying out the brass box at the range I normal use since there's at least two pounds or so of spent .22/ .17HMRs in there.
I do that all the time. Whenever I am at the range I pick up brass or empty brass boxes if possible. I have a bunch of spent brass in all calibers. I don't reload but I am going to give it to someone who does. As for the .22's, I'm going to try to recycle them.
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Personally, I know several people who drive a Prius. It makes it very difficult to complain about the price of gasoline in front of them.

I do that all the time. Whenever I am at the range I pick up brass or empty brass boxes if possible. I have a bunch of spent brass in all calibers. I don't reload but I am going to give it to someone who does. As for the .22's, I'm going to try to recycle them.
I usually pick up a bunch of brass while I'm there, but I'm kind of picky about it though. I know two people in my area so I just pick up what they reload, which is just about every common hunting caliber and then 9mm.
Never gave a thought about picking up rimefire cases until just recently and it's for the same reason your doing it. Haha
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I don't reload but when I go to the range there is usually some one ask about my brass I tell them get what the want. And when I'm done I get my broom and dust pan sweep it up and throw it in the trash barrel

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I would so like to have an electric pickup truck.
The torque could be awesome. I would want a small natural gas-powered generator under the hood for extending the range, kind of a plug-in hybrid.
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Why not just run it on natural gas? I think at current prices, it would be cheaper, considering battery life span, maintenence, etc...

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I'd like to see where they go with hydrogen engines. I think they could be a good replacement for gas.

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Why not just run it on natural gas? I think at current prices, it would be cheaper, considering battery life span, maintenence, etc...
Because of the losses of power during braking and idling and such. With regenerative braking via wheel motors, you could get a LOT more out of your natty gas. Kinda like a diesel electric train, only with a big battery for rear wheel traction.
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I saw this in another thread.

What is Ghost Loading?

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Load the magazine to capacity, chamber a round, push another round on top of the load gate and under the bolt. From what I saw, seems more of a hassle.

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