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    I'm wondering how on earth I've managed to live...

    I'm wondering how on earth I've managed to live as long as I have,(I'm 64) and spent many years working with sheet lead, along with welding, spraying paints of all sorts (in less than ideal...
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    Were I in your shoes** before I went any further,...

    Were I in your shoes** before I went any further, I would look up French law on gun proofing, …….in some countries it's illegal to own an un-proofed gun.


    ** thankfully I'm not in your shoes, for...
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    Never having heard of the brand I googled it and...

    Never having heard of the brand I googled it and found this;-

    Something about health and safety on here Carburetor Cleaner and Choke Cleaner | Gumout

    As for bulk - call them Contact Us -...
  4. I've never seen them really small, and think...

    I've never seen them really small, and think iwananew`10K 's idea is a goodun, ….not to mention probably the cheapest.
  5. It's the same in chocolate factories.

    It's the same in chocolate factories.
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    I might have told this before, so apologies if I...

    I might have told this before, so apologies if I have.


    Around 1973 -74, I was installing compressed air lines etc etc in a new spray booth at a Renault main dealers and distributors in SE...
  7. The Fraze was also much used by the old Sheffield...

    The Fraze was also much used by the old Sheffield edge tool handle makers.
  8. FYI EU VAT rates 2019 European Union VAT rates -...

    FYI EU VAT rates 2019 European Union VAT rates - Avalara
  9. The 1st & 2nd lines from my post #17 ;- ''I...

    The 1st & 2nd lines from my post #17 ;-

    ''I guess one kink in that plan is I would have to pay the VAT wouldn't I ?'' ( taken from Milacrons post #15)

    ''You would, .unless you and the...
  10. Thread: What is it?

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    :) we're all allowed an off day or...

    :) we're all allowed an off day or two,...……………………………..I bet there are days when the good Lord himself has the hump.


    (translation for none Brits Urban Dictionary: Get The Hump)
  11. ''I guess one kink in that plan is I would have...

    ''I guess one kink in that plan is I would have to pay the VAT wouldn't I ?''

    You would, .unless you and the supplier are prepared to go through the official export paperwork, ……….currently VAT is...
  12. I do hope you're not inferring either of those...

    I do hope you're not inferring either of those two are anything to do with my family :eek:


    P.S., they feel the same about me and my family.
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    How about 1 5/8'' nickel aluminium bronze (and a...

    How about 1 5/8'' nickel aluminium bronze (and a special hard and tough brew for the Admiralty to boot :eek: ) down to 3/4'' dia +/- 0.0015 finished!! for up to 12+'' long, in 1 cut, running a brazed...
  14. Minor snag with that plan, for reasons that I...

    Minor snag with that plan, for reasons that I won't go in to, I will have nothing to do with APT, ………..as in not even urinate on them if they were on fire.
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    X 2 on Ox, save yourself the grief and...

    X 2 on Ox, save yourself the grief and unnecessary complications and get yourself a box tool.

    And for those who don't know what we're on about YouTube & YouTube & YouTube
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    Now probably ideal to use as a tyre tumbler -...

    Now probably ideal to use as a tyre tumbler - like this YouTube
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    You say 40X D, what diameters are you working on?

    You say 40X D, what diameters are you working on?
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    I see where you're coming from, BOTOH, is not...

    I see where you're coming from, BOTOH, is not generally taking the piss and winding others up all part of being a professional machinist?
  19. All I can say is I've used Cutwels for 8 years...

    All I can say is I've used Cutwels for <> 8 years and never had cause for complaint.
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    Bloody kids :(

    Bloody kids :(
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    Was it? …………...blimey, I never knew that, ...

    Was it? …………...blimey, I never knew that,

    Cheers mate:) - I owe you one.
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    That's a splonge valve trunkling guide cross pin,...

    That's a splonge valve trunkling guide cross pin, from a Mk 37 B.2 Turboencabulator (Type - Southern Hemisphere)
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    I wish Firestone would make the Town and Country...

    I wish Firestone would make the Town and Country car tyre again firestone town and country tyres - Google Search

    Not only were they good at what they did, given an unladen van, a wet road, a...
  24. I see they've been running Nitromors coolant.

    I see they've been running Nitromors coolant.
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    How about Amazon of all places ..I have to ask...

    How about Amazon of all places ..I have to ask ;- whatever next :rolleyes5:
    https://www.amazon.co.uk/Calcium-Carbide-caving-acetylene-production/dp/B00BW9LLI8
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