From: Savageduck <savageduck1@{REMOVESPAM}me.com>
Subject: Re: OT, kinda, video
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On Oct 26, 2017, Whisky-dave wrote
(in article<0a789a28-63e5-481e-9d81-f3bcae8b6a8a@googlegroups.com>):

> 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.

That is correct. A belt of .50 caliber ammo in an ammo can for the M2 
Browning machine guns mounted in the various turret, and waist positions were 
about 27 feet, or 9 yards long.
>
> I always thought it was an american football term ;-0

Nope.
>
> And my favourite warbird
>
> http://www.startrek.com/database_article/romulan-warbird

Fantasy doesn’t count. You need something that has actually done the work.

<https://www.dropbox.com/s/di73lh4w4h87p81/DNC_5157B1w.jpg>
<https://www.dropbox.com/s/1iojfnm2rfj6z2g/DNC_4955B1w.jpg>
<https://www.dropbox.com/s/t5uyshkc0p1ttr9/DNC_5019B1w.jpg>
<https://www.dropbox.com/s/38e4wep8gka4bj6/DNC_4900-E2.jpg>

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Regards,
Savageduck