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Old 02-17-2012, 05:56 PM   #1
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LED headlamps are coming.

Interesting article about LED headlamps slowly getting into mainstream. So, in my lifetime I will see technology change from incandescent to halogen to xenon and to LED.
http://europe.autonews.com/apps/pbcs...europe-in-2020
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Old 02-17-2012, 06:07 PM   #2
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Very interesting. Thanks for sharing. Raz
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Old 02-17-2012, 07:38 PM   #3
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Well George back in my day all we had was candles.
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Does this mean that Rochester can stop putting all that calcium carbide into water to get the acetylene to burn in the carbide headlites on Jack Benny's Maxwell??
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Does this mean that Rochester can stop putting all that calcium carbide into water to get the acetylene to burn in the carbide headlites on Jack Benny's Maxwell??
I remember these headlights from coal mining industry. Mixing acetylene with some silver salt makes a little kaboom, especially in friends' cigarettes, yes, I did it, but it was in the last Century.
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Well George back in my day all we had was candles.
Yes, I remember these too.
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Not sure I like those headlamps George from behind they are annoying.

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When I was a kid my dad farmed with horses, My brother law farms and the tractor he uses looks like a small building on wheels and that is in 63 years. I remember driving my VW with its 6 volt pretend head lights and now my Colorado on high beams you could read a paper siting 100 yards in front of the truck.
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