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Offline rgbeard

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Hover-Touring
« on: May 27, 2014, 09:03:25 AM »
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Re: Hover-Touring
« Reply #1 on: May 27, 2014, 09:07:52 AM »
As these are ground effect vehicles (need to have ground to "push off of"), I'm waiting for the first idiot to "fly" it off of a hill or cliff... and crash back to Earth.
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Re: Hover-Touring
« Reply #2 on: May 27, 2014, 09:20:53 AM »
Oh, I'm sure this will be fun to watch in the public sector.
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Re: Hover-Touring
« Reply #3 on: May 27, 2014, 10:10:35 AM »
hovercraft are a cool toy (although they do work well for the military). unfortunately they don't turn or stop very well, which may be a problem in the public sector.
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Re: Hover-Touring
« Reply #4 on: May 27, 2014, 10:53:29 AM »
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Re: Hover-Touring
« Reply #5 on: May 27, 2014, 11:11:45 AM »
As these are ground effect vehicles (need to have ground to "push off of"), I'm waiting for the first idiot to "fly" it off of a hill or cliff... and crash back to Earth.

Yikes, I hadn't thought of that. Messy little problem.
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Re: Hover-Touring
« Reply #6 on: May 27, 2014, 11:43:17 AM »
As these are ground effect vehicles (need to have ground to "push off of"), I'm waiting for the first idiot to "fly" it off of a hill or cliff... and crash back to Earth.

Plenty of bikers do that already. No hovercraft required.

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Re: Hover-Touring
« Reply #7 on: May 27, 2014, 05:35:31 PM »
Oh, I'm sure this will be fun to watch in the public sector.
Oh yeah!
It seems to operate (at a max. altitude of 12'), in the same "airspace" as traffic, and traffic furniture.  :popcorn:
I suppose it's pretty loud too, given the ground crew's hearing protection.
You'll not be sneaking up on anyone with it.
Perfect though, if you commute on a dry lake-bed...
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Re: Hover-Touring
« Reply #8 on: May 28, 2014, 07:17:07 PM »
Time to start checking under the couch cushions...
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Re: Hover-Touring
« Reply #9 on: May 30, 2014, 07:52:03 AM »
Point of contention...
There's nowhere to put a touring pack or saddle bags.
And... do we know if it's shaft drive or not?
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Re: Hover-Touring
« Reply #10 on: May 30, 2014, 11:26:43 AM »
It WOULD eliminate the "What tires" argument.
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Re: Hover-Touring
« Reply #11 on: May 30, 2014, 11:28:26 AM »
It WOULD eliminate the "What tires" argument.

It's got two final drives, though, probably gonna explode.
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Re: Hover-Touring
« Reply #12 on: May 31, 2014, 12:52:22 PM »
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