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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #435 on: August 11, 2015, 06:06:40 am »
Congrats on the new family addition and the job prospects ! Exciting times for sure eh !  :drink: Hopefully you can pull off the road somewhere and get some pics of the carriers being built as well.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #436 on: August 11, 2015, 07:04:33 am »
Congrats on the new family addition and the job prospects ! Exciting times for sure eh !  :drink: Hopefully you can pull off the road somewhere and get some pics of the carriers being built as well.

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Unfortunately not, the only one I saw going over the bridge has a dam big tent over nearly all the deck. Could not see the other one partly as the railing for the bridge are just that certain hight to not let you see anything  :banghead:

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #437 on: August 11, 2015, 10:00:15 am »
Could not see the other one partly as the railing for the bridge are just that certain hight to not let you see anything  :banghead:

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'They' probably had the railing moved precisely to prevent such viewing.  :banghead:

Me, a cynic? Naaaaaah......
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #438 on: August 11, 2015, 11:10:54 am »
Could not see the other one partly as the railing for the bridge are just that certain hight to not let you see anything  :banghead:

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'They' probably had the railing moved precisely to prevent such viewing.  :banghead:

Me, a cynic? Naaaaaah......

It would be silly to assume that someone had planed the hight to stop people looking at the nice boats , ships and whatever in the Naval dockyard a bit off to one side of the bridge that they were driving over

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #439 on: August 11, 2015, 11:53:01 am »
Could not see the other one partly as the railing for the bridge are just that certain hight to not let you see anything  :banghead:

Gondor

'They' probably had the railing moved precisely to prevent such viewing.  :banghead:

Me, a cynic? Naaaaaah......

It would be silly to assume that someone had planed the hight to stop people looking at the nice boats , ships and whatever in the Naval dockyard a bit off to one side of the bridge that they were driving over

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Oh no it wouldn't...............  ;D

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #440 on: August 11, 2015, 03:13:55 pm »
Decided to bite the bullet and buy the Kerbal Space Program for my PC. Far better to have all the bells and whistles than the half of them when using the demo version, be that via Steam or from the KSP site.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #441 on: August 12, 2015, 12:10:33 am »
Decided to bite the bullet and buy the Kerbal Space Program for my PC. Far better to have all the bells and whistles than the half of them when using the demo version, be that via Steam or from the KSP site.

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Oh Heck Gondor's likely to look like a Kerbal next time we see him  ;D
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #442 on: August 12, 2015, 03:24:40 am »
Could not see the other one partly as the railing for the bridge are just that certain hight to not let you see anything  :banghead:

Gondor

'They' probably had the railing moved precisely to prevent such viewing.  :banghead:

Me, a cynic? Naaaaaah......

It would be silly to assume that someone had planned the height to stop people looking at the nice boats , ships and whatever in the Naval dockyard a bit off to one side of the bridge that they were driving over

Gondor

Oh no it wouldn't...............  ;D

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #443 on: August 12, 2015, 03:40:19 am »
Decided to bite the bullet and buy the Kerbal Space Program for my PC. Far better to have all the bells and whistles than the half of them when using the demo version, be that via Steam or from the KSP site.

Gondor

Oh Heck Gondor's likely to look like a Kerbal next time we see him  ;D

Sounds like you know quite a bit about KSP Geoff?

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #444 on: August 12, 2015, 04:37:49 pm »
Well, i don't know a thing about it, so i'm downloading the demo.  :thumbsup:
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #445 on: August 12, 2015, 04:43:34 pm »
Well, i don't know a thing about it, so i'm downloading the demo.  :thumbsup:

Your better off with the Steam demo for mucking around although the demo from the KSP site has more features and I think is much nicer. So far in the full version playing in Science mode I have only killed One Kerbal due to the rocket burning up on re-entry. I never manage to carry enough fuel to form a circular orbit or to deliberately perform re-entry and have to use aero-breaking.  :banghead:

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #446 on: August 14, 2015, 02:57:57 pm »
I've only tested building a craft in training mode... :banghead: but i'm liking it! :thumbsup:
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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #447 on: August 19, 2015, 01:10:47 pm »
1:1 modelling today. Girlfriend's son has a new bed so the old one needed dismantling and taken to the local dump as the council have changed their free pick up to a 25 charge so far cheaper to get me over. Then I put the new bed together while she helped out. Only a few changes to the room now, different colour bed the floor has been hovered and the rubbish got rid of. Hope to stick a cockpit onto a phantom later, but don't hold me to it.

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #448 on: August 20, 2015, 06:44:28 am »
Wow that is a rather steep fee ! Crazy how fees keep going through the roof whilst services are already past bottom.....crazy world we live in. But that's another story !

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Re: Gondor's Grumblings
« Reply #449 on: August 23, 2015, 02:50:15 pm »
Actually been doing some modelling today despite watching the Belgian Grand Prix and chasing Kerbals around Kerbin while they float helpless in their tin cans called space craft!

Note to self, Ignore the Engineers report in the VAB about nothing for the solar panels or other power generation to be used by. Reaction Wheels use energy! That's why I have a rescue craft fitted with Mechanical Jeb and a probe body playing catch up with one craft I put in orbit to practice docking with a previously launched craft of the same design. Both are now floating around waiting for rescue because the solar panels I fitted were from a mod for circular solar panels which didn't open  :banghead: hence why both craft are helpless in space  :banghead:

Mechanical Jeb might be termed as cheating by some but in this day and age there are space craft being launched and automatically rendezvousing with the space station regularly so why not do something similar if your having difficulty doing such things as circularising your orbits like I do. I still design my own craft and come up with the tasks that each craft is to do and I also plan to do the fine control stuff myself but why screw things up when the computer can do that for you?

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