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On Thursday, 26 October 2017 15:56:55 UTC+1, Savageduck  wrote:
> On Oct 26, 2017, PeterN wrote
> (in article<osssjl02lra@news6.newsguy.com>):
> 
> > On 10/25/2017 12:07 PM, Savageduck wrote:
> > > On Oct 25, 2017, Tony Cooper wrote
> > > (in article<5591vcd6pp5v5bgl84bltjnmdbhpn28ld3@4ax.com>):
> > >
> > > > While this isn't directly related to photography, it will be
> > > > interesting to some here.
> > > >
> > > > https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0wxc3mKqKTk&feature=youtu.be
> > > >
> > > > There are those here who can't understand why someone would be
> > > > interested in still doing film photography or developing their own
> > > > film. Those still shooting film, though, have an appreciation for the
> > > > "old way" and an admiration of the mechanics involved.
> > > >
> > > > The video is about a guy who has a similar appreciation and admiration
> > > > in a somewhat related area.
> > >
> > > Yup! That was interesting.
> > >
> > > Old technology is always interesting, just think of steam engines, or
> > > warbirds.
> >
> > Not a great image, bu I just felt like making it. I haven't decided if I
> > will continue to play with it.
> >
> > <https://www.dropbox.com/s/01gjzj6ig79jhsy/Warbirds.jpg?dl=0>
> 
> Not my kind of thing, that sort of composite, but if you are just playing, go 
> ahead.
> 
> My preference would be to present individual images of the B-29, B-25, B-17, 
> P-51, A-10, and eagle.

I heard the other night on TV  regading bombers, that the expression the whole 9 yards comes from
the belt lengh of the guns on the B-17    as in give them the whole or full 9 yards.

I always thought it was an american football term ;-0


And my favourite warbird 

http://www.startrek.com/database_article/romulan-warbird