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#1 OFFLINE   akirby

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Posted 07 August 2018 - 07:48 AM

https://media.ford.c...y-to-help-.html

Hey Fuzzy - have you seen this?

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Posted 07 August 2018 - 08:35 AM

Weird that Ford is just now releasing this; I saw it reported in the tech press several months ago.

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Posted 07 August 2018 - 09:31 AM

I have seen it, they were running a trial of it at MAP about a year ago. From what I remember someone broke it pretty quickly.
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Posted 07 August 2018 - 09:36 AM

I have seen it, they were running a trial of it at MAP about a year ago. From what I remember someone broke it pretty quickly.

 

Maybe the "fixed" it, hence the announcement now?


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Posted 07 August 2018 - 09:37 AM

What I want to know is why they're using watermelons and bags of flour to assemble a vehicle?



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Posted 07 August 2018 - 09:49 AM

 
Maybe the "fixed" it, hence the announcement now?

I wouldnt know anymore, so much is changed in MAP final and I dont get to witness it anymore.
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Posted 07 August 2018 - 09:51 AM

What I want to know is why they're using watermelons and bags of flour to assemble a vehicle?

They arent, its a metaphor. Some of the parts in the overhead areas might not seem heavy but do it 600+ times a day and yeah, it gets pretty heavy. Even a battery operated drill seems like it weighs 15 pounds after about an hour. I always hated working in those areas the few times I got loaned out there.
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Posted 07 August 2018 - 10:11 AM

It was longer ago than I thought: November of last year, Ars Technica reported on it.
https://arstechnica....-into-iron-man/

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Posted 07 August 2018 - 10:16 AM

They arent, its a metaphor.

 

Really?  Are you sure?   I thought I heard Ford was using more plant fibers in their seats so maybe it's an offshoot of that?



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Posted 07 August 2018 - 11:01 AM

 
Really?  Are you sure?   I thought I heard Ford was using more plant fibers in their seats so maybe it's an offshoot of that?

I cant tell if you are being serious or an ass 😝
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Posted 07 August 2018 - 11:04 AM

What I want to know is why they're using watermelons and bags of flour to assemble a vehicle?

 

They learned it from Tesla.......they're special tent techniques.


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Posted 07 August 2018 - 11:55 AM

I cant tell if you are being serious or an ass


When in doubt always assume the latter.....

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Posted 07 August 2018 - 12:13 PM

When in doubt always assume the latter.....

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 03:30 PM

Meanwhile at Ford Motor Company...

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Posted 08 August 2018 - 04:20 PM

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