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    Not wrecking yards,but machinery repair shops...

    Not wrecking yards,but machinery repair shops certainly use them.....if youve ever used a forklift with the shop idiot (apprentice) driving it,then the value of a gantry crane is very obvious.....On...
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    Yu say it "will not move"...are brakes locked...

    Yu say it "will not move"...are brakes locked on,does it move under tow,and just have no drive.....If no drive ,then I d be looking in the parts book to see where the drive connects ...maybe in the...
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    Growth in the inflation rate ,accelerated for...

    Growth in the inflation rate ,accelerated for sure by 4 trillions of funny money......Maybe we should put our savings in Dog-E-Coin,like Elon says.
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    Any bearing with a flange on the outer race will...

    Any bearing with a flange on the outer race will surely cost a fortune ,if available .....often the flange can be got around by placing a rear seat for the beaing into the housing.....if there is...
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    OP says the bolt "will not close" on the field...

    OP says the bolt "will not close" on the field gauge....yet it closes on the no go......If the rest of the story is correct ,then this cant be correct......unless you have the minimum no go gauge...
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    Meanwhile back here in sleepy hollow ,the vaccine...

    Meanwhile back here in sleepy hollow ,the vaccine rollout is a complete fizzle ,now called Morrisons Folly.....after declaring full immunization by the end of June ,the PM now says "Whenever"....He s...
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    Trailer springs are typically short and stiff,and...

    Trailer springs are typically short and stiff,and dont have a lot of movement...sideways stiffness of the main leaf is important in stopping the trailer from side to side oscillations that can drag...
  8. Experts? on telly say hackers did not shut down...

    Experts? on telly say hackers did not shut down the pipeline...the company did to prevent billions in losses on undocumented stock delivery.
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    Maybe if it was powder coated?.....in chili...

    Maybe if it was powder coated?.....in chili powder?
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    If I was to go around again,I would definitely be...

    If I was to go around again,I would definitely be using the waste to make bitumen hotmix product with....this was the only viable solution apart from landfill dumping.....now landfill dumping is OK...
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    The application where oil standards come to the...

    The application where oil standards come to the fore is in screw compressors.....use the best R&O oil,or spend much time dislodging oxidation product (called shellac in the industry) from the oil...
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    in fact ,there was a business here making new...

    in fact ,there was a business here making new forklift tines from straight steel bar.....and you guessed it,welding the angle......Now ,normal wear on the tines is caused by operators dragging them...
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    saw on telly the other night that the Canada...

    saw on telly the other night that the Canada oilsands produce more oil than the USA and Canadas total demand......so maybe Trump should have been kissing Trudeaus butt instead of some A - Rabs.
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    The government gives employers a cash bonus for...

    The government gives employers a cash bonus for employing someone in a non employable group....old timers,jail birds,disabled ,etc bonus paid from $4000 upward,but after 6 months employment....I...
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    An old time sandblaster here bought a block of...

    An old time sandblaster here bought a block of swampland bayside ,and started to dump all his waste there ....not a problem......then he bought a big collection of old dust collectors,blowers ,bins...
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    Incidentally,combined cutting and lifting...

    Incidentally,combined cutting and lifting implements are called "splades".....ie spoon+blade.
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    One time I bought a heap of new but no pairs ...

    One time I bought a heap of new but no pairs "tines" at a bankruptcy auction . 4 tonners up,I split lengthways ,and made flip over forks for backhoes......a Case 580E for instance can only lift 2...
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    They would call them tyne lifts if that were...

    They would call them tyne lifts if that were so......for instance JK,can I borrow youre tyne lift .....yeah ,OK,whatch doin?....well these bastards are parked in front of my shed doors,and I m gonna...
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    Buying swampland is a good idea....Ive just sold...

    Buying swampland is a good idea....Ive just sold 3 acres of swampland ,and now I see a bigger 7 acre block right across the road is for sale .....only catch is the block for sale has got a...
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    If its cheap enough ,I d just add four...

    If its cheap enough ,I d just add four springs,hangers and rockers.....car trailer suspension stuff is incredibly cheap ,the cost in a trailer is in the steel frame and drawbar.
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    I worked for a oil pipeline maintenance company,and looking at the OPs title ,the crowd I worked for would be "pipeline total lack of integrity" program.....Must say tho ,the oil major we worked for...
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    I have had 16x72 Landis Universal for 40...

    I have had 16x72 Landis Universal for 40 years......and have a question....when a plain grinder grinds taper on your trial go,how is it corrected? ......I know how to correct the universal,but a...
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    Someone abandoned a trailer outside my brothers...

    Someone abandoned a trailer outside my brothers house .... it was a two axle race car trailer ,"Chassis" as such was a flat steel plate about 1/8 thick....two axles were welded to the plate ,and sort...
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    Some years ago ,I got the job of reassembling two...

    Some years ago ,I got the job of reassembling two Hyster 520s at an auction yard...I had to make some of the pins for the masts that were "too costly to buy off Hyster"......anyhoo,the giant forks on...
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    In fact ,the danger of dust and silicosis has...

    In fact ,the danger of dust and silicosis has been known for a thousand years..... Sheffield blade grinders and polishers had a special dispensation to marry at 12 yrs,and life expectancy was under...
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