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Re: REFLECTOR: Prop choice

Error, Error, Error --- Mercedes not BMW they build RR parts and we both know
about British cars !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!


Simon Aegerter wrote:

> >Are you still using the IVO prop or is your new one something else??
> >If you changed, what did you get ? how does it compare to IVO in terms
> >of performance, weight and price.    why did you change ?
> Steve:
> here's the short answer: I gave the IVO back and went for the MT. It is a
> little heavier, a hell of a lot more expensive and performs flawlessly. Why
> did I change?
> Back in the not-so-good old days when there still was a German Democratic
> Republic people there had two choices of cars: The Trabant and the Warburg.
> Most people who could afford a car went for the Trabant, also
> affectionately known as the "Trabi" mainly because it had a backlog of only
> about 15 years. The Trabi had a 50's technology 2-stroke engine that reeked
> like hell, it was a great socializer because drivers of disabled Trabis
> always helped on another out and the Trabi never got old because it looked
> old from day one.
> Why do I tell you all this? For the sake of a metapher:
> The IVO prop is a Trabi
> The MT is a BMW
> Best
> Simon
> P.S. you'll get the long answer by private mail.
> Simon Aegerter, Winterthur, Switzerland


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