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    Given that allies now and then become enemies the...

    Given that allies now and then become enemies the USA and others could (and they often do) end up fighting against their own planes and weapons.

    Probably one of the big disadvantages in making...
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    Halloween coming up and these look like being...

    Halloween coming up and these look like being popular costumes.

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    There are issues that shouldn't be ignored but I...

    There are issues that shouldn't be ignored but I doubt very much if a tarif war is the way to deal with it. Some will disagree with the comparison but it's a bit like the Vietnamese war. The longer...
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    Either you can't count or can't read. Just an...

    Either you can't count or can't read. Just an observation :)

    Find an insult that wasn't a retaliation.
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    Re the current trade war then this surprised me...

    Re the current trade war then this surprised me but not nearly as much as it should have.

    Car manufacturing in China.

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    Re "Does everyone have a right to have their...

    Re "Does everyone have a right to have their opinion respected? Hell, NO."

    I agree but there's more than one way to not agree or respect the opinion of another.

    1. Just think "Is that person...
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    I didn't know you were. I wasn't.

    I didn't know you were. I wasn't.
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    At the moment we have 10 political parties in our...

    At the moment we have 10 political parties in our parliament but even the furthest "left" and furthest "right" don't have the same hatred for each other as what is happening in the UK and the USA....
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    There's also the question of which country the MH...

    There's also the question of which country the MH is intended for. I can't imagine most countries and machinists are interested in one that isn't metric.

    Nope I haven't written metric is better,...
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    Same here. I had one years ago and lost it. Never...

    Same here. I had one years ago and lost it. Never found the need for a new one. OK I do have what most would regard as a library mainly on screw threads and the internet also helps now and then.
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    I can't imagine the "unexpected / unplanned" need...

    I can't imagine the "unexpected / unplanned" need cropping up suddenly. If it did then surely the machinist would expect the company to have one or buy one?

    Something to put on the list for Santa?...
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    I'd hate to be in the situation where $105 makes...

    I'd hate to be in the situation where $105 makes a difference as to how I live or earn a living :eek:

    Have things become that bad in the UK for machinists and machine shops? Things must go great...
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    Depends on which side of the fence you are on....

    Depends on which side of the fence you are on. The EU isn't "insisting" on this. It's part of the conditions for being a member of the EU and the UK is choosing to leave. It's up to the UK to figure...
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    Up until now I hadn't realized that this sub...

    Up until now I hadn't realized that this sub forum could be seen on Youtube.

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    Is $105 expensive? Compared to what? Books...

    Is $105 expensive? Compared to what?

    Books like Machinist Handbooks are good - for the purpose they are written. They aren't standards and their purpose is to try to give information on as much as...
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    Buy ASME B1.1 (Unified Inch Screw Threads) or...

    Buy ASME B1.1 (Unified Inch Screw Threads) or even better

    ThreadPal - dimensions and tolerances for inch and metric screw threads

    and you will be more than covered.

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    Keep up to date :) Denmark has bought 27.

    Keep up to date :) Denmark has bought 27.
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    That sounds like the voice of experience :) You...

    That sounds like the voice of experience :) You don't just happen to have a video? :cheers:
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    A good rule of thumb for a thread groove width is...

    A good rule of thumb for a thread groove width is 2 times pitch.

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    I can't see you lasting long enough to be more...

    I can't see you lasting long enough to be more than a newbie. Some don't like me, I don't like some. It's the same in the real world. It's not a popularity contest and I sleep well at nights.
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    What I wrote was "There's even more reason now to...

    What I wrote was "There's even more reason now to leave and I can't think of a single reason for going back. OK maybe as a tourist as my money buys much more just now."

    You get that to mean I will...
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    I now believe in parallel universes :) I'm not in...

    I now believe in parallel universes :) I'm not in yours.
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    The "Brain Drain" wasn't about taxation. It was...

    The "Brain Drain" wasn't about taxation. It was about industry in the UK going downhill.

    I never said "it was all bad" but certainly not "all good" either.

    What makes you think I'd go to the...
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    It'd probably surprise most as to how much sent from China goes through Hong Kong.

    As to taking a risk is payment after receipt out of the question? Going by the prices then paying in advance...
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    To nyc123. Have you ever traded with China in as...

    To nyc123. Have you ever traded with China in as bought and sold?
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