Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | ... | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24
5369 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2196


  Reply # 1727440 28-Feb-2017 09:02
Send private message

MikeB4:

 

MikeAqua:

 

The mighty Paj with boat

 

 

 

 

 

Nice. The boat looks like it would ride very well and be comfortable at anchor I like the Hull design.

 

 

She's very seaworthy, but a bit blunt in the bow.  This is great for crossing breaking surf - bars, beach launches etc because the bow is bouyant and lots of spray deflection.

 

But punching into a sea-breeze it can slam a bit.  Have to slow down to about 12 or 15 knots which is only just planing.





Mike

5369 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2196


  Reply # 1727445 28-Feb-2017 09:08
One person supports this post
Send private message

Linuxluver:

 

Mine. 

2016 Nissan LEAF "Tekna" with a 30kWh battery. 

 

 

Someone in Nelson has one of these - in grey.  I nearly stepped in front of it in the airport car park last week ... not looking and it's almost silent at car park speed. My bad  embarassed





Mike

 
 
 
 


5279 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1145

Trusted
Subscriber

  Reply # 1729052 2-Mar-2017 17:46
Send private message

MikeAqua:

 

Linuxluver:

 

Mine. 

2016 Nissan LEAF "Tekna" with a 30kWh battery. 

 

 

Someone in Nelson has one of these - in grey.  I nearly stepped in front of it in the airport car park last week ... not looking and it's almost silent at car park speed. My bad  embarassed

 



Glad you survived. :-) 

They can make a wee whining sound by default....but most drivers turn it off (switch on the dash). But I do leave mine on if I'm in a car park with people around......and they aren't wearing headphones. If I see headphones......there's no point leaving the whiny thing on. 





____________________________________________________
I'm on a high fibre diet. 

 

High fibre diet


454 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 95

Trusted

  Reply # 1729231 3-Mar-2017 08:01
Send private message

Here's my ride to work

 

My Ride





Warning: reality may differ from above post

TLD

695 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 153


  Reply # 1749831 28-Mar-2017 23:16
Send private message

MikeAqua:

 

The mighty Paj with boat

 

 

 

Snap with the red Pajero.  I still have the Paj, but the boat went a few years back after I broke my back because the short choppy waves in the Sounds were murder

 

 

 





Trevor Dennis
Rapaura (near Blenheim)

103 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 53


  Reply # 1877409 4-Oct-2017 18:56
3 people support this post
Send private message

I'm not sure if this is the right topic, but here we go. My new scooter.

 

scooter


Murray River
4435 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 1356
Inactive user


  Reply # 1877501 4-Oct-2017 21:48
Send private message

The collection

 

 

 


12418 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 4104

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1877509 4-Oct-2017 22:09
Send private message

kickintheeye:

 

I'm not sure if this is the right topic, but here we go. My new scooter.

 

scooter

 

 

 

 

Nice. Wife is considering a Vespa in much the same colour, as the dealer has some of last years BNIB at a bargain price.






Mad Scientist
19639 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2607

Trusted
Lifetime subscriber

  Reply # 1877518 4-Oct-2017 22:25
3 people support this post
Send private message

blakamin:

 

The collection

 

 

there's nuff torque there to shred tractor tyres





Swype on iOS is detrimental to accurate typing. Apologies in advance.




6626 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 2175

Trusted

  Reply # 1877576 5-Oct-2017 07:10
Send private message

Batman:

 

blakamin:

 

The collection

 

 

there's nuff torque there to shred tractor tyres

 

 

 

 

*Remuera Tractor tries. 





 


1984 posts

Uber Geek
+1 received by user: 133

Trusted

  Reply # 1888056 23-Oct-2017 12:49
Send private message

97 petrol Surf





Qualified in business, certified in fibre, stuck in copper, have to keep going  ^_^

260 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 11

Subscriber

  Reply # 1888060 23-Oct-2017 13:27
One person supports this post
Send private message


895 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 786

Trusted
Chorus

  Reply # 1888334 24-Oct-2017 08:15
Send private message

Not my vehicle, but I did rent this Renault Megane RS 265 in Sydney at the weekend. I have to say it was one of the most exciting cars I have ever driven - right up there with the Ferrari 458 Italia I drove on the track in Vegas, but about $375,000 cheaper lol

 

The best bit is that I drove it to my mate's place in the Hunter Valley on a fantastic windy back road. The handling is out of this world and the torque is ridiculous - the ESC was working overtime just to stop the wheels spinning in 4th gear at 80kph when I put the hammer down to overtake. I could never own one - my licence would last all of 5 minutes cool

 

Seriously, if you ever get a chance to drive one, just do it! It cost me AUD$202 for a 4 day weekend from Hertz. You can barely get a Corolla for that price. I have already booked it for my next trip over there in April.

 

 


115 posts

Master Geek
+1 received by user: 13


  Reply # 1888337 24-Oct-2017 08:25
Send private message

Wheelbarrow01:

 

Not my vehicle, but I did rent this Renault Megane RS 265 in Sydney at the weekend. I have to say it was one of the most exciting cars I have ever driven - right up there with the Ferrari 458 Italia I drove on the track in Vegas, but about $375,000 cheaper lol

 

The best bit is that I drove it to my mate's place in the Hunter Valley on a fantastic windy back road. The handling is out of this world and the torque is ridiculous - the ESC was working overtime just to stop the wheels spinning in 4th gear at 80kph when I put the hammer down to overtake. I could never own one - my licence would last all of 5 minutes cool

 

Seriously, if you ever get a chance to drive one, just do it! It cost me AUD$202 for a 4 day weekend from Hertz. You can barely get a Corolla for that price. I have already booked it for my next trip over there in April.

 

 

 

 

Auto or Manual ?


895 posts

Ultimate Geek
+1 received by user: 786

Trusted
Chorus

  Reply # 1888364 24-Oct-2017 09:03
Send private message

xcon:

 

Wheelbarrow01:

 

Not my vehicle, but I did rent this Renault Megane RS 265 in Sydney at the weekend. I have to say it was one of the most exciting cars I have ever driven - right up there with the Ferrari 458 Italia I drove on the track in Vegas, but about $375,000 cheaper lol

 

The best bit is that I drove it to my mate's place in the Hunter Valley on a fantastic windy back road. The handling is out of this world and the torque is ridiculous - the ESC was working overtime just to stop the wheels spinning in 4th gear at 80kph when I put the hammer down to overtake. I could never own one - my licence would last all of 5 minutes cool

 

Seriously, if you ever get a chance to drive one, just do it! It cost me AUD$202 for a 4 day weekend from Hertz. You can barely get a Corolla for that price. I have already booked it for my next trip over there in April.

 

 

 

 

Auto or Manual ?

 

 

6 speed manual of course!


1 | ... | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | 20 | 21 | 22 | 23 | 24
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter »

Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.