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Just like doing the rivets for the shackle flip...

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by jms, Feb 8, 2004.

  1. jms

    jms 1/2 ton status Author

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    Not sure whether this is the right forum, but doesn't this sound just like drilling the first rivet on the shackle flip installation? /forums/images/graemlins/thumb.gif /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif

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    from www.cnn.com:

    Rover digs first hole on Mars

    Sunday, February 8, 2004 Posted: 6:10 AM EST (1110 GMT)

    LOS ANGELES, California (AP) -- .... the Spirit rover drilled its first tiny hole in a rock on the surface of Mars, NASA scientists have said. ...
    A tool equipped with small, diamond-shaped heads cut 2.7 millimeters deep into a small area of a sharply angled rock dubbed Adirondack.
    The circular hole, measuring about 45 millimeters wide, could give scientists clues to Mars' geologic past.
    "The rock gave us a lot of resistance," Gorevan said. "We needed three hours to go this deep." ...

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    I hope that things will speed up.... /forums/images/graemlins/smile.gif
     
  2. MR4WD

    MR4WD 1/2 ton status

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    no f_ing kidding. Those rivets must be harder than diamond.
     
  3. Corey 78K5

    Corey 78K5 1 ton status

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    Hmmm.
    I grind the heads of the pound them out with a punch and a 5 lbs. hammer /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif Much faster /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif /forums/images/graemlins/peace.gif

    Gas tank removed of course /forums/images/graemlins/deal.gif
     
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    gravdigr 1/2 ton status

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    *cough*torch*cough*
     

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