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Old 10-23-2009, 05:17 AM   #1
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National Geographic Channel

Did anyone see the Porcshe factory last night on NGC (ultimate factory)? If you missed it, it'll be air again on Oct. 25th at 11AM.

http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/tv-schedule
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Old 10-23-2009, 11:08 AM   #2
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Someone local said it was good, but I missed it. DVR to be set for next one!
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Old 10-23-2009, 11:16 AM   #3
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Same here...thanks for the "heads up".
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Old 10-23-2009, 04:07 PM   #4
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It seems the NG channel we get here on the west coast of Canada doesn't show it. Shame
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Old 10-23-2009, 06:39 PM   #5
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This is a must see if you're into Porsches. The robotics are unbelievable with a robotic arm that opens the doors so another robotic arm can clear coat it, parts dollies guided by magnets imbedded in the concrete and a high pressure WATER nozzle that cuts the leather for the interiors. The best part for me was watching the technicians assemble the flat six motor, like watching an artist create a masterpiece.
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Old 10-23-2009, 08:35 PM   #6
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Caught it ( dvr ) tonight. This was very cool.

Did you catch that the Stuttgart factory is producing 115 911's and 40 boxsters a day. Didn't realize the ratio was that high for the boxsters.
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Old 10-24-2009, 06:22 AM   #7
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I have it set to record. They are replaying it tomorrow morning at 9:00 am MDT.
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Old 10-24-2009, 07:36 AM   #8
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i'm on the west coast...and saw that they have another one airing 10/25 in teh AM.

my DVR is all set!! my wife saw me setting it up..i'm scrolling a day or two ahead looking for a show to record....then she sees the screenof what i'm recording.. "oh brother" she says..
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As someone still relatively new to Porsche, I'm still learning but was so entertained by this show that I watched it again after it first ran. Simply fascinating!
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Old 10-29-2009, 04:26 AM   #10
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re-airs today 4pm Eastern / 3 pm Central.

http://channel.nationalgeographic.com/series/ultimate-factories/4545/Overview#tab-Videos/07404_00
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Old 10-29-2009, 04:47 AM   #11
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I saw it as well! DVR'd it and re-watched it twice How cool would it be to work there! It takes 3 years of training before they'll let you paint a car!!!

I liked the Ferrari "Ultimate Factory" episode as well!
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