Oh dear God, no. Please, no. I don't want to wait that long, nor pay that much (3D printing is quite expensive compared to traditional production-run techniques), nor trust the competence of the local dufus behid the counter. This would be comparable to having Uncle Festus run out back, fire up the lathe, and whip… » 3/14/15 12:26pm 3/14/15 12:26pm

This area should be protected with a welding blanket, not for reasons of fire, but in case of spatter. Yes, he's doing tig and the chance of spatter is low, but answer me this: if it was your car, would you be happy to see a giant scorch mark from a gob of molten steel bounding its way down the sill? » 3/12/15 10:19am 3/12/15 10:19am

It's not uncommon to have cooling rates over 1000 watts per square metre. La Guardia's runways are 46m wide by 2,134m and 2,135m long, respectively. That's 196,374 square metres for just the two runways. Multiply by the cooling rate on a windy day: -10°C (14°F) with a wind of 20kph (12mph) yields 1,423w/m^2. … » 3/05/15 10:54pm 3/05/15 10:54pm

If you look at the Mercedes' shifter, it operates in the same order as PRNDL, except that Park is perpendicular to the rest and is accesed from Neutral. When it comes out of Park, it's in Neutral, and then proceeds exactly as PRNDL - Up for Reverse, down for Drive. » 3/05/15 10:34am 3/05/15 10:34am

Ah, but if only it was a prison. Rikers is a jail. Prison is for those who have been convicted. Jail is for those who have been charged. Innocent until proven guilty, right? A charge is not a conviction. There are no criminals in jail - perhaps some ex-cons, but no criminals. » 2/23/15 11:53pm 2/23/15 11:53pm