Navy Technology!!!

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  1. mkloby

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    What the hell is this thing? I found it in the Wing building at base... it's like a vcr - only the tapes are bigger! Maybe one of my elders can help me out and let me know what it is! ;)
     

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    Wowzers - that old betamax is probably worth something to collectors
    on eBay!!! Just think, someday people will look at this stuff the way we
    look at astrolabes.
     
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    Dont worry mkloby stuff like that is still sitting around in the Army too.
     
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    I'm still looking for the Canadian Forces crest. I don't see it anywhere. :-k

    AAAAAAHHHHH-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HA-HAAAAA!!!

    "Oh NS, stop! You crack us up!" ;)



    (*sigh* God, that's sad. :( )
     
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    whats even better it does'nt use tubes
     
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    You'll be happy to know that we don't either these days! :D

    Yeah, I knew that'd make ya happy. ;)
     
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    so those giant vcr looking things are called 'betamax' huh... I decided to pop it in and try the system out, and I found a tape from 1977 or so of the blue angels... they were flying A-4s 8)
     
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    transistors so soon wow we are moving on up .......as for the beta its the best non digital sound recorder out there
     
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    jesus christ, where's the handle to wind it up :lol:
     
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    Time goes so fast to aged!! Too bad youth is wasted on the young.
     
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    I remember those! Don't they have a ceramic disk inside that goes round when you crank a handle?
     
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    WWII Enigma Machine.
     
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