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#76 Bozola


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Posted 02 March 2007 - 04:29 PM

The color white would open itself to too many aspersions.

The name "The Porcelain Ural" just doesn't do it for me.
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Posted 02 March 2007 - 05:57 PM

View PostAlexy, on Mar 2 2007, 02:31 PM, said:

There were actually 5 of them made 1 was flown the 2nd,Ptichka ( little bird) is 98% complete but was never flown before the program was stopped in 1993. The 3rd was dismantled and is on display in Moscow, a 4th is on display in Space City visitor center.
Funny thing is that they looked at the program and found disposable rockets did a better job cheaper. So in typical WWID format they cut the program. Unfortunately in a all to common practice they never maintained the roof of the hanger on the completed bird and the roof collapsed on it destroying it.

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Posted 03 March 2007 - 03:27 AM

This seems like a lot of hullabalu over some one flip decision to call something similar to the real thing, that Raven name...wouldn't know Ural NW if they walked thru my door, but I have a suggestion for them to keep some humor in this life, call it , an "old Crow" supply each with the appropiate bottle of same...to be drank only when the original owner sells his black beauty, now if the original owner choses not to consume the bottle, it will only enhance the value...now everyone is happy, ural NW has eaten some "crow", those people who find a flat black ural pretty ( they have a queer vision problem) can have one that is special, have their boose and bike too, so to speak...who knows, they both may become like Shelby Mustangs, JBG will become rich, hold wild boose partys during bike week....but I digress....and I will not live that long....Ken :ninja:  :unsure2:

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Posted 03 March 2007 - 03:44 AM

Ken... there can be but one 'Old Crow'

I'm sure you agree....

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Posted 03 March 2007 - 08:41 AM

View PostBozola, on Feb 27 2007, 10:36 AM, said:

I certainly agree that the name "Raven" is certainly overused to the point of absurdity.

What are some of the, as yet, untapped possibilities?

The biodiesel with a wooden sidehack : The Natural

The expand two person sidehack edition : The Plural

The farm edition :The Agricultural

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Posted 03 March 2007 - 02:02 PM

View PostBozola, on Mar 2 2007, 04:29 PM, said:

The color white would open itself to too many aspersions.

The name "The Porcelain Ural" just doesn't do it for me.

That's pretty good, too.

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