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post #41 of 57 Old 03-21-2013
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Try not to get fixated on this one anchor. Remember, that having a variety of anchors, and may of them is they key.

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The closer I look, the more I am thinking she was photo-shopped in. Took me 100 views to realize it......


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The closer I look, the more I am thinking she was photo-shopped in. Took me 100 views to realize it......
I think you are right.

After hours of scouring the internet I found the original image:

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Good luck finding a capstan for that setup, looks DD or DDD to me.
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Good luck finding a capstan for that setup, looks DD or DDD to me.
DD and DDD are easy to find capstans for, it is when you get to the G-K range like these, then it get interesting!

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Can you imagine what WM would charge for G-K capstan?
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The capstan would be huge, probably have to be shipped freight.

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If those babies were really that big, she would have to go on disability - intense back pain from carrying them around. Oh, the wonders of Photoshop... can't wait for the Virtual Reality version!
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