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The term Balls to the Wall comes from the running of old steam engines. They had a speed governor that consisted of two or three brass balls that spread out as the speed increased. When they were full out, to the wall, you were running the engine as fast as it could go. It was adopted by military pilots because of the balls on the throttle handles.
1sabre 1sabre 56-60, M 15 Answers Dec 1, 2012 in Hobbies

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Sounds interesting, but not where it came from, you're not old enough.

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ACDC?

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Love it :)

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Nope, nice (?) guess though.

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I knew that , Jay Leno has a steam engine and he explain this statement

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hey, you just taught me something, thank you!!

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Full throttle, as fast as it will go, pushing the throttle control all the way to the fire wall.

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Yes, but why?!

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Humm, the throttle control on my tractor is operated by hand and has a ball on the end of it. Aircraft or boats with two or more engines would have multiple throttle levers I would suppose also topped with balls. I'm betting that Dave002 is right.

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I'm thinking it's an airplane pilot term for flight control settings. Read the explanation somewhere a while back. I think it dates back to WWII.Best guess, anyway.

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Very cool.

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Glory holes?

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ewwww! and no.

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prison rape?

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nope

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bttw.... enlighten me!

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I'll post it after everyone who wants to has had a guess.

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Accept or something

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nope

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Well it was a song

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No balls not being touched led to cheating you got it all wrong

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