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OJTheAviator

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About OJTheAviator

  • Title
    Member
  • Birthday 1886-02-23

Contact Methods

  • Twitter
    https://twitter.com/oj_aviator

Profile Information

  • Gender
    Male
  • Location
    Eastern US
  • Interests
    Computers, Science, Aviation, Cars, Physics
  • Biography
    I take flight lessons, live in the US, would love to get an interesting car or a Cessna someday (that someday would realistically be in my late 60s). Not super interesting other than that.
  • Occupation
    Learning

System

  • CPU
    Intel i7 6700
  • Motherboard
    Asus Z170 A
  • RAM
    Corsair Vengence 8GB
  • GPU
    Asus GTX 1070
  • Case
    Cooler Master HAF X
  • Storage
    360GB of SSD Storage over 2 drives, TB HDD
  • PSU
    EVGA Supernova 550
  • Display(s)
    Asus 1080p 30Hz
  • Cooling
    Cooler Master built in Fans
  • Keyboard
    Eagle Tec LED Backlit Multicolor Mechanical Keyboard
  • Mouse
    Razer Death Adder Chroma
  • Sound
    Generic 3.5mm audio jack speaker
  • Operating System
    Windows 10

Recent Profile Visitors

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  1. Still working on quality issues, but opinions on the new animated profile picture?

  2. I saw a McLaren today. I was really suprised and impressed to see a car of such value,  but then I realized I saw multiple jets that easily cost 50 times that in the same day. Funny how rarity affects our preception of worth.

  3. Is youtube acting up for anyone else? I just got a 500 internal server error on my computer.

    1. Show previous comments  1 more
    2. WoodenMarker

      WoodenMarker

      It's down. What has the world come to??

    3. OJTheAviator

      OJTheAviator

      I tried to go to youtube.com/feed/subscriptions and it gave me a 500 internal server error

    4. Tech_Dreamer

      Tech_Dreamer

      pewds broke the 67 mill , so probably thats the reason , He broke youtube as well along with that.

  4. Well, Windows thinks I should update now. I heard the file deletion bug was fixed, but I don't have a backup right now. Think I should risk it?

    1. Ryan_Vickers

      Ryan_Vickers

      No, why would you risk it?  What could possibly be worth that?

    2. DrMacintosh

      DrMacintosh

      I'm pretty sure I have Windows iterative backups on. But I have no idea how to use it. 

       

      My Mac is backed up to hell but my PC is basically a walking time bomb

    3. Hiitchy

      Hiitchy

      No risk it, no biscuit. I've already backed up all my files to my NAS but yes, definitely make sure you're backing your stuff up.

  5. OJTheAviator

    I need Word, Powerpoint, and Excel for Mac

    You could also try using an open source alternative like LibreOffice. It isn't exactly like MS Office, but it is very similar, can open all the common files, and is free.
  6. Looking at it again, it turns out the G920 includes pedals, the TMX does not. Thanks!
  7. I'm looking at pc force feedback racing wheels, and two stand out to me: the Logitech G920 ($245), and the Thrustmaster TMX ($160). They both seem to have high reviews, and both have force feedback, but the TMX is almost $100 cheaper. Does anyone have experiance with these? Is the difference really worth $100 or would the TMX be a good experiance and better value? $245 is a little more than I was hoping to spend. Thanks!
  8. OJTheAviator

    Whoosh - The Airplane and Airline Thread

    I've always thought canard planes like the p180 looked cool, although don't know much about them. I did see one fly into my local airport once though.
  9. OJTheAviator

    Whoosh - The Airplane and Airline Thread

    The Cirrus Vision jet is pretty neat, also affordable (when talking about jet-powered flying aluminum luxury vehicles )
  10. Anothe flight lesson cancelled due to the Bedminster TFR. Regardless of political views,  I think it's safe to say that most pilots within 30nm of Bedminster are pretty annoyed at the flying condtion every other weekend or so. Oh well, not much I can do but try again next week :)

  11. I'm building an Aluminum foundry for a school project, hoping to do some metal melting soon. I'm still deciding what to cast, any ideas? I'm guessing my crucible can hold about a half a quart or half a liter at a time, so not a ton of metal.

    1. Jtalk4456

      Jtalk4456

      i want to play with it!

    2. ScratchCat

      ScratchCat

      @Jtalk4456 I'll help! I can call the ambulance!

    3. OJTheAviator

      OJTheAviator

      Hmm. An aluminum ambulance...

  12. Formal Definition of a Limit today. :|. Why do some textbooks make it so complicated when there is a straightforward definition that makes sense?
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    Vs.

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    1. ZeouLs

      ZeouLs

      Cause they want to watch the world burn, no seriously I had a book that noone in the class understood but when explained with different wording it made so much more sense. Idk maybe they think overcomplicating things = makes you smarter or some shit like that

  13. Well I just found out Printrbot went out of buisness. It's a shame, the Printrbot Play was a good printer, I guess it'll be nearly impossible to find old online manuals and support stuff :(.

  14. This is ironic. The US Mint probably put effort into making sure the penny looks like copper even though it is mostly zinc. Now I'm re electroplating the penny with zinc, and it looks as if there was never any copper there at all xD

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    2. Jtalk4456

      Jtalk4456

      steel cents are my favorite. Also

      *starts long conversation about how the penny should not be in use anymore

    3. aki adaki

      aki adaki

      @Jtalk4456 what about half pennies don't you which those were still around

    4. Jtalk4456

      Jtalk4456

      as collectibles, I have a few, but for currency, it costs more to make than their worth, same for pennies

      Quote

      In 2005, the cost to the United States Mint to produce a penny was 0.97¢, which was just a smidge under a cent. In 2006, that year’s pennies each cost about 1.23¢ to manufacture. Rises in metal prices, particularly of zinc, pushed the per-unit cost up to 1.7¢ in 2007. By 2012, production costs had risen to 2.41¢ per penny.

      https://www.snopes.com/fact-check/making-cents/

  15. AP Physics is really fun (just got 100% on a quiz)! AP Calculus... well, I'll get through it :). The issue with calculus is really just that my precalc/trig course was kind of terrible, so I'm having to relearn and learn for the first time a bunch of trigonometry material. Still, I'm expecting the calculus to get better

    1. Crunchy Dragon

      Crunchy Dragon

      That's good to hear!

       

      I'm pretty good at math, but I still have it xD

      I don't know that I'd ever willingly take an AP math course.

    2. GDRRiley

      GDRRiley

      So I had a horrible pre calc teacher and a bad calc teacher so in the end i took it at a CC.

      Now AP physics i've heard is fun but I never have had enough free space to take it.

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