The Morning Spew » made in america http://themorningspew.com Politics, Satire & Spew Tue, 06 Dec 2011 14:58:25 +0000 en hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.2.1 K’NEX – Made in Hatfield, Pennsylvania http://themorningspew.com/2011/09/15/knex-made-in-hatfield-pennsylvania/ http://themorningspew.com/2011/09/15/knex-made-in-hatfield-pennsylvania/#comments Fri, 16 Sep 2011 01:45:46 +0000 PennyThawtz http://themorningspew.com/?p=295

From the K’NEX website:

K’NEX is the next generation of construction sets. It inspires creativity,
builds self-confidence and encourages interaction among children and parents.
The possibilities are endless!

K’NEX Brands, L.P. is a privately held
company, with the headquarters and manufacturing facility located in Hatfield,
Pennsylvania. Today, K’NEX is the most innovative and fastest growing
construction toy company. Internationally, K’NEX products are distributed in
over 30 countries. K’NEX Brands is also proud to distribute BRIO trains and
toys, as well as Lincoln Logs in the North America.

read more at K’NEX

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Confederate Motors http://themorningspew.com/2011/09/03/confederate-motors/ http://themorningspew.com/2011/09/03/confederate-motors/#comments Sat, 03 Sep 2011 21:53:57 +0000 Fester Boyle http://themorningspew.com/?p=250 Do you like motorcycles?  Yeah?  Do you like badass motorcycles?  Oh, yes.  Yes you do.

Then look no further than Confederate Motors, Inc. in Birmingham, Alabama (oh sweet home).  A Confederate isn’t just a motorcycle — it’s an implement of battle, designed to assault the very ground it treads.  These bikes are made of aircraft-grade billet-aluminum and carbon-fiber chassis components, massive Brembo brakes, jackhammer-like 120 cubic-inch v-twin engines, and truck-like 240 mm rear meats.  They have names like “Hellcat,” “Fighter,” and “Wraith.”  And they are tough – so tough, in fact, that head designer Ed Jacobs says you’ll have it “forever”:

And did I mention that they’re badass?  Feast your eyes on this clip.  If you’re not inspired — or at least a little scared — by this menacing American groundpounder, you have no soul:

Still don’t believe me?  In 2007, Confederate entered the AMD World Championship of Custom Bike Building (Production Manufacturer Class).  The Wraith and the Hellcat took first and second place, respectively.

Did I mention that these bikes are badass?

Fester likey!  Three cheers for Confederate Motors!

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