Targa Newfoundland starts September 10th, in St. Johns. That’s 4200 miles from Portland.
As Mr. Porsche once said, “These cars should be driven“, so trailering or transporting is not the plan. But taking a week to drive across country – while it sounds attractive – won’t fit within our time-off budget. fret fret fret Saved! Our friends Diana & Eric were available and interested in a (practically) coast-to-coast run, and they’ve already picked up the car and headed out for the Atlantic.
Telling a story with pictures and words is as old as language. Diana & Eric lay things out with a bit more pizzaz.
Prologue: Seattle To Portland
Sneaky Eric is bringing me a car-part. You can see it in the paper sack amongst their luggage. Thanks man!
when I was trying to add another two pounds of ground coffee to a 3# can that already held 1+. He said,
What you need is some vibratory compaction,
revealing another of the myriad hidden facets of his knowledge. He proceeded to lift-and-drop the can, up about an inch off the countertop, and then down! with a sharp impact. The granules shifted with each strike, scrambled loose by the shock — but drawn downward, relentlessly, by Terran gravity. Their rough edges collided, slid, and skipped, and the mass settled just a bit with every hit.
After a dozen repetitions, the 3# can held 3+ pounds of grounds.
My current container is not so round nor regular as a can. It’s the frunk of the 996; and I need to get all of this into that confine: