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Offline Small brown dog

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Old one nut tries to leave
« on: September 02, 2019, 11:20:02 PM »


While the corpse of his double lay still smouldering in the Reich Chancellery garden, a surprisingly spritely Adolf Hitler was being prepared for his coming space flight.  His ship, an A16 Mondrakete, was ready for gantry retraction and lift off once the Fuhrer and crew were onboard.

Germany had made swift progress with Ion propulsion engines and the A16 had 4 of their most powerful to date but still she would need a last kick from a chemical rocket to achieve escape velocity.
 
No one would ever  know  if the Slavic slave worker team responsible for the mixture control assembly used unhardened taper valve pins on purpose or not but  it was effective sabotage. The assembly would work faultlessly under inspection and perhaps for one or two  low power ground runs but under load they would fail.

They say the explosion  was spectacular and oddly beautiful.
Its not that its not real but it could be that its not true.

Offline Jeffry Fontaine

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Re: Old one nut tries to leave
« Reply #1 on: September 03, 2019, 01:34:27 AM »
Flaming Fascists are the best.
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Offline GTX_Admin

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Re: Old one nut tries to leave
« Reply #2 on: September 03, 2019, 01:50:37 AM »
 :smiley:
All hail the God of Frustration!!!

You can't outrun Death forever.
But you can make the Bastard work for it.

Offline elmayerle

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Re: Old one nut tries to leave
« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2019, 05:31:04 AM »
Good one!!  The art is utterly gorgeous, too.

Offline Brian da Basher

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Re: Old one nut tries to leave
« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2019, 07:48:28 AM »
It's got a real Man in the High Castle (on the Moon) feel to it.

Great artwork and I look forward to seeing Schicklgruber on re-entry, completely un-aided.

Brian da Basher

« Last Edit: September 03, 2019, 07:51:15 AM by Brian da Basher »

Offline Old Wombat

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Re: Old one nut tries to leave
« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2019, 08:12:30 AM »
 ;D ;D :smiley:
"This is the Captain. We have a little problem with our engine sequence, so we may experience some slight turbulence and, ah, explode."

Offline Jeffry Fontaine

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Re: Old one nut tries to leave
« Reply #6 on: September 03, 2019, 08:22:49 AM »
It's got a real Man in the High Castle (on the Moon) feel to it.

Great artwork and I look forward to seeing Schicklgruber on re-entry, completely un-aided.

Hope his rocket was produced by Acme Gmbh, a consortium known for spectacular product failures. 
"Every day we hear about new studies 'revealing' what should have been obvious to sentient beings for generations; 'Research shows wolverines don't like to be teased" -- Jonah Goldberg

Offline apophenia

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Re: Old one nut tries to leave
« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2019, 04:27:26 AM »
Nice one  :smiley:

Flaming Fascists are the best.

 ;D ;D ;D
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