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In Case You Ever Wondered Why Contracts Are So Expensive 


21 Responses to “In Case You Ever Wondered Why Contracts Are So Expensive ”

  1. Doc Ras says:

    For a second I could have sworn that was straight from a -10 manual…

  2. Jesse OVI says:

    Man, that’s amazing.

  3. The Monkey says:

    M. C. Escher rock this one out while drunk on a side job? :p

  4. 96C says:

    Have fun putting that together! >_<

  5. Sean says:

    All this to connect the deherpulator to the fignutt. Those damn capitalists!

  6. Capn Drew says:

    This must a component of the Rockwell Turboencabulator.

  7. Mike Nomad says:

    Good thing Mr. SSD didn’t go on to the electronics side of the mess. All the nonsense about out-sourcing Flux Capacitors…

  8. reverend says:

    And the Chinese have stolen the plans, and made it for $.14 cents.

  9. Gizmo says:

    …they rounded up on the hexnut…great…never gonna find those surplus.

  10. BillC says:

    I love the Pi reference.

  11. Philip says:

    You can’t tighten any of those nuts without a left-handed sky wrench.

  12. Bill says:

    At least you can’t cross the streams.

  13. SShink says:

    Righty-tighty, leftie-tightie ?

  14. Josh says:

    Wait I see it, now I lost it wait I think no I lost no, I got it, hold on, yeah that’s it wait no that can’t be right nope I lost it.

  15. bloke_from_ohio says:

    The requirements document for this widget is either a phonebook sized monstrosity with a 90 page section of signatures, or a half page memo written by the prime contractor on program office letter head with no signatures and hand jammed classification markings.

  16. Chris says:

    What’s funny is I have actual seen engineering drawings that are not quite as bad as this cartoon, but pretty damn close… and you ask the guy who designed and the token response is “looks good in the 3D model”.

  17. Mick says:

    I actually assembled one of those once. It resulted in a tear in the space-time continuum and the summoning of Great Cthulhu.

  18. AGL Bob says:

    I was going to give this to one of my techs, tell him it’s a universal antenna bracket and to get one made. But then I thought he might do it and it would cost us $2.5M.