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    Is that the same Farage that the treacherous...

    Is that the same Farage that the treacherous "Brussels Broadcasting Corporation " had on TV and radio spouting Brexit propaganda on almost a daily basis for years ?

    Regards Tyrone.
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    That's not much of an argument. We were facing a...

    That's not much of an argument. We were facing a Fascist Germany hell bent on World domination then, Germany is a democracy now.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    My pal's view is he saw enough killing to last...

    My pal's view is he saw enough killing to last him a life time as a Royal Marine Commando. First at Dieppe then in Italy followed by action in Greece and finally the Balkans. He said to me " Anything...
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    Or a second referendum, which I suspect could...

    Or a second referendum, which I suspect could well come to pass.

    A very old pal of mine ( 99 any day now ) who voted Remain has still got the fragments of a German grenade in his thigh from a...
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    The main cartoon in my paper today shows Johnson...

    The main cartoon in my paper today shows Johnson as a hurdler facing three hurdles. The hurdles get progressively higher and higher and higher. The first one is labelled EU, the second is labelled...
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    I've just be watching on the TV news how the...

    I've just be watching on the TV news how the Russians have stepped right into the power vacuum the the " Strategicaly Brilliant " President ( his words,not mine ) has left in Syria. Really...
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    If you intend using the vertical head 90% of the...

    If you intend using the vertical head 90% of the time I'd be looking for a vertical milling machine. Having said that the type of machine you're looking at is a top class milling machine.

    Regards...
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    I used to work for a company that made gland...

    I used to work for a company that made gland packing. When I was using it the packing came in a roll so I made a simple jig that enabled me to cut all the packing sections to 1) the correct length 2)...
  9. Sticky: Who's allies are they then ? Putin's ? Regards...

    Who's allies are they then ? Putin's ?

    Regards Tyrone.
  10. Sticky: The Turks under the current leadership are...

    The Turks under the current leadership are nobodies ally. It's all about Turkey.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    Our " Defence Force " IE the Army, Navy and Air...

    Our " Defence Force " IE the Army, Navy and Air Force can't even agree amongst themselves. They're always squabbling regarding budgets, priorities, military concepts etc. From what I understand this...
  12. Sticky: According to this morning's news the Kurds have...

    According to this morning's news the Kurds have formed an alliance with Assad's army to confront the Turks. On another note I read the other day that the land Turkey wants to occupy is the only real...
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    On the Eastern European lathes I've worked on...

    On the Eastern European lathes I've worked on there's usually a bank of micro switches in that casting for the spindle on/off lever. They don't normally have a series of clutches, just direct on to...
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    There won't be a European Army or Defence Force...

    There won't be a European Army or Defence Force in your lifetime, my lifetime, or that of my kids.

    Regards TYrone
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    He's managed to fall out with his Dad, his...

    He's managed to fall out with his Dad, his brother and his sister. I think his mum still loves him but I wouldn't bet on it. The man is a buffoon, if that's that what Eton does for you I'm glad I...
  16. Sticky: It used to be " Perfidious Albion", thanks for...

    It used to be " Perfidious Albion", thanks for taking that monkey off our backs. Now it's " Perfidious Uncle Sam ".

    Regards Tyrone.
  17. As usual Joe has got it bang on. I've used drills...

    As usual Joe has got it bang on. I've used drills like that in the past. Quite a few manufacturers made similar machines. We used them mainly for drilling large holes or for use with shell reamers.
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  18. I agree, that's exactly what it appears to be. ...

    I agree, that's exactly what it appears to be.

    Regards Tyrone.
  19. Sticky: I believe the President's justification for his...

    I believe the President's justification for his decision to throw his Kurdish allies under the Turkish bus is because the Kurds weren't there on Omaha beach on D-Day ! Really ?

    Regards Tyrone.
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    Having a dial on the lathe long travel hand wheel...

    Having a dial on the lathe long travel hand wheel is reasonably common over here, I've worked on a few both large and small. Normally they won't get you much nearer than 1/16" so they're not in the "...
  21. Sticky: I read that tweet last night. I can't believe...

    I read that tweet last night. I can't believe anyone making statements like that doesn't need psychiatric help. To me it's really worrying that someone so deluded can have access to nuclear weapons....
  22. Sticky: You remind me of the cartoon character Ralph in "...

    You remind me of the cartoon character Ralph in " Wait Till Your Father Gets Home". Commies and conspiracies everywhere.

    You post a lot on here but do you actually do any " metal bashing ", manic...
  23. Sticky: I'm afraid that the current holder of the office...

    I'm afraid that the current holder of the office has reduced the standing of the Presidency of the USA to an all time low in the eyes of the rest of the world. As we say over here " He'd cause...
  24. Hi Matt, No the guy was very particular. Having...

    Hi Matt, No the guy was very particular. Having said that his work was first class, best Hor Bore operator I ever came across and I worked with plenty of good ones.

    Regards Tyrone.
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    Anybody really desperate to get in can have my...

    Anybody really desperate to get in can have my place in the queue.

    Regards Tyrone.
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