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Old 22-02-2015, 14:41   #1
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Gravity defying Volvo

I was tempted to put this under the 'safety' threads. lol.

I've tried taking a similar picture last year as we jumped on our bow in heavy ways but could get the camera we had to take it at the right time. I was either too high or not in the picture at all.
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Old 22-02-2015, 14:53   #2
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Re: Gravity defying Volvo

One way to get action shots is by taking a video, then using software to print the best frame. You don't get as high a resolution with video but with the electronic cameras it's difficult to get action shots because of the delay between pushing the shutter button and the actual exposure.
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Another way is PhotoShop. ;-)
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Another way is PhotoShop. ;-)
Yes it is a way, but this Volvo picture is the real thing apparently
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Re: Gravity defying Volvo

I used to know a rigger from queensland who could do the horizontal thing if he had a decent vertical to do it on but doubt even he could do it on a backstay...

The thread header had me visualing you throwing a green machine into the sea and having it bounce back on board.....
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I used to know a rigger from queensland who could do the horizontal thing if he had a decent vertical to do it on but doubt even he could do it on a backstay...

The thread header had me visualing you throwing a green machine into the sea and having it bounce back on board.....
Lol, probably not the best of headings.
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The thread header had me visualing you throwing a green machine into the sea and having it bounce back on board.....
When/if I repower, I visualize my old green engines defying gravity by launching via catapult thru a big Volvo billboard and then into the sea.
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When/if I repower, I visualize my old green engines defying gravity by launching via catapult thru a big Volvo billboard and then into the sea.
I might do the same with my crappy Volvo engine.
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I love my Volvo.

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Love is a pretty strong word but my Volvo has proven very reliable.
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Love is a pretty strong word but my Volvo has proven very reliable.
In fairness so have mine, 14 years with no major issues. The manipulative pricing and some poorly thought out maintence engineering annoy me, but can't fault their reliability.
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In fairness so have mine, 14 years with no major issues. The manipulative pricing and some poorly thought out maintence engineering annoy me, but can't fault their reliability.
Somehow I feel I have made this thread ambigous. Sorry.

Now I don't know if we are talking about the green death or the turbo brick....

Never had a green death, so can't comment, but love the turbo bricks. And yeah, love is a strong word, but after 400,000km of faultless, comfortable, if somewhat aesthetically challenged motoring, I do love our turbo bricks. (yeah, we have two.)

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