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Old 05-01-2013, 07:34 PM
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Nope 496 was right. A-Bomb blast. Remember if you're going to be around any Atomic Blasting, like maybe what the North Koreans are planning, roll down your windows or you might get a collapsed roof. If you walk out the door one morning and your car roof is collapsed you'll probably think, " Hey, I'll bet we had a Atomic Bomb blast last night and that wasn't the neighbors tv up to loud"

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Old 05-02-2013, 08:07 AM
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Whos design and drawings given to Rossevelt led to the first Atomic bomb,and what was the name of the Project ,Not the name of the bomb.
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Old 05-02-2013, 08:18 AM
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Oppenhauser and the Manhattan Project.

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Old 05-02-2013, 08:34 AM
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I have probably mentioned this a hundred times here because it was so amazing an event for me. 7-8 years ago I was working on a car and I found something that looked like this in the trunk.



It had a brass plaque on it with a dedication from president Truman to one of a few men who developed this "Proximity fuze". I knew a little bit about the fuze but here was this award to the maker! It stated something along the lines of this along with the atomic bomb being the two most important inventions in the world and that these two things won the war for America. I couldn't wait for the owner of the car to come pick it up so I could ask him about it. He told us it was presented to his father by the President himself! This amazing piece of history needed to be in a museum and it was in the trunk of a car, how sad.

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Old 05-02-2013, 08:57 AM
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Oppenhauser and the Manhattan Project.

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Edward Teller and Eugene Wagner were in charge of research and development ,Oppenhauser is a name I am not fimilar with ,but he probably had much to do with project ,but the name i am looking for didn't have time to Comb his Hair.LOL
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Well I gave my answer from memory and the name is Oppenheimer, not Oppenhauser. I'm getting old. Robert Oppenheimer is considered the "Father of the Atomic Bomb" He is the person who headed up the Manhattan Project.
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After re-reading your question are you looking for Einstein? He is famous for his Theory of Relativity. He consulted with Roosevelt early on in the quest for a weapon of mass destruction.
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Just as a side note, the bomb during it;s development was referred to as "The Gadget"
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Old 05-02-2013, 09:53 AM
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Well I gave my answer from memory and the name is Oppenheimer, not Oppenhauser. I'm getting old. Robert Oppenheimer is considered the "Father of the Atomic Bomb" He is the person who headed up the Manhattan Project.
J. Robert Oppenheimer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

After re-reading your question are you looking for Einstein? He is famous for his Theory of Relativity. He consulted with Roosevelt early on in the quest for a weapon of mass destruction.
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Just as a side note, the bomb during it;s development was referred to as "The Gadget"
You are correct on all counts ,Your floor. I watched a special couple weeks ago it said Rossevelt would not see Einstein so he gave te drawings and plans to another man to give to the president,because Germany had almost completed their bomg ,we only beat them by a couple months,if they had theirs first might have been different outcome .Einstiens Quote ( what have I done )

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Yall will have to forgive my spelling and typing ,I said Germany had almost completed there BONG ,I guess I was thinking Cheech and Chong>LOL Yall know what I meant.
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I'm running this engine in my lawn mower.
What is the correct terminology to describe this engine. " Holy Sh**" is not acceptable.

Bonus points if you can tell who manufactured it.

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Old 05-02-2013, 11:42 PM
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You are correct on all counts ,Your floor. I watched a special couple weeks ago it said Rossevelt would not see Einstein so he gave te drawings and plans to another man to give to the president,because Germany had almost completed their bomg ,we only beat them by a couple months,if they had theirs first might have been different outcome .Einstiens Quote ( what have I done )
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I'm running this engine in my lawn mower.
What is the correct terminology to describe this engine. " Holy Sh**" is not acceptable.

Bonus points if you can tell who manufactured it.

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Expermintal can am engine ,,That looks like a engine in my old Porsche ,but some one stole it and installed iton a lawn mower in stuigart germany,LOL

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Old 05-03-2013, 07:14 AM
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If this is the answer BB was looking for some one take it, I have to go to Alabama wont be back till later, its 8 am here so I guess no one is up on the left coast,
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Old 05-03-2013, 07:43 AM
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its 8 am here so I guess no one is up on the left coast,
That depends on which end of the country you're in. From up here looking down, they are the right coast...

And yeah, they're all still sleeping...
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Old 05-03-2013, 08:37 AM
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Well 496 identified the manufacture correctly but Can Am is not the answer I'm looking for." Can Am" describes what it was intended to be used for not the nomenclature of the engine. What is it?

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Old 05-03-2013, 09:45 AM
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16 cyl opposed double overhead cam motor? It actually looks like a mock up and the pieces even look like they are carved out of wood. Just a prototype start of a real motor, that's how it looks to me.

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