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Old 05-10-2004, 02:35 PM
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How close did you have to pull the cruiser to shoot that guy with the dash-cam?
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I work in the West Village in NYC. I see that crap everyday. Even after the worst day at work, i can still say "at least I'm not him!" Makes me feel better immediately.
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Old 05-10-2004, 08:02 PM
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it's on now by the way
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General Characteristics, Nimitz Class
Builder: Newport News Shipbuilding Co., Newport News, Va.
Power Plant: Two nuclear reactors, four shafts
Length, overall: 1,092 feet (332.85 meters)
Flight Deck Width: 252 feet (76.8 meters)
Beam: 134 feet (40.84 meters)
Displacement: Approx. 97,000 tons (87,996.9 metric tons) full load
Speed: 30+ knots (34.5+ miles per hour)
Aircraft: 85
Cost: about $4.5 billion each


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Old 05-10-2004, 08:22 PM
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this was a 82 foot boat with twin jet drives. 50+ knots (57.5+ mph). MANY 50 cal. machine guns and several grenade launchers. Way cool boat!
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Fountain building aircraft carriers now? Bet they spin out when they have to head into the wind to launch! LOL!

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Fountain building aircraft carriers now? Bet they spin out when they have to head into the wind to launch! LOL!
Maybe. But the`re so fast they don`t need a catapult to launch the planes!
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