[rescue] Sun Netra = Ultra 2?

Nick B. nick at pelagiris.org
Thu Dec 7 20:35:46 CST 2006

If you're going that far do something fun, electromagnetic catapult!  You'll
need something rather large to shoot at though, I'd recommend a good sized
mountain.  You should be able to come pretty close to 1 second with a big
enough catapult.
On Thu, Dec 07, 2006 at 04:45:02PM -0800, Skeezics Boondoggle wrote:
> On Thu, 7 Dec 2006, John Francini wrote:
> > Actually, Car & Driver magazine recently (within the past couple of
> > years) did some 0-150-0 tests, and considers that the new 'speed
> > benchmark' for exotic cars.
> With a steam catapult and a brick wall, just about any car can look 
> impressive doing the 0-150-0 test.  Does that make an old '74 Pinto 
> wagon (seafoam green, with woodgrain!) an "exotic" car?  :-)
> -- Skeez
> (Hey, I'm not knocking the engineering marvel that was the Ford Pinto.  A 
> lot of those silly fiberglass kit cars were built on that chassis since it 
> had the right wheelbase to make your faux "concept car" look as sleek as a 
> Lamborghini - never mind that it still _sounded_ like a rattly old 
> 4-banger...)
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