What a GREAT POINT !! -- ya' took me back to Physics 1A, Fall 1963!
Mike DiGirolamo, W4XN
PS Yes, I did just check my pulse, and I still have one :)
> Date: Sat, 17 Mar 2007 17:42:09 -0500
> From: "Jim Miller" <JimMiller@STL-OnLine.Net>
> Subject: [TowerTalk] Winchs - Pulling not stirred
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> (Winches = tower talk) rated in "pulling" capacity
> My turn - Speaking of "pulling"......
> (WHAT is that "pulling" supposed to relate to anyway. As far as I can see,
> it means absolutely NOTHING. More totally meaningless marketing
> PULLING WHAT???
> Pulling a pallet load of cement bags (3000 lbs) over a rough concrete
> Pulling a car (3000 lbs) downhill in neutral without the brakes on?
> HOW is one to relate "pulling" to something useful?
> What coefficient of friction are they using?
> Always wondered about it.
> 73, Jim
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