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  1. Thread: private equity

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    The sandblasters were bought by two billionaire...

    The sandblasters were bought by two billionaire brothers....sort of decent guys ,as I had known them before .....the new manager had big ideas,everthing new ,no more 40yr old forklifts and cranes...
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    "Big B...Many are probably smart people "......No...

    "Big B...Many are probably smart people "......No they aint.
  3. I d ring the tyre service to fix a flat on a...

    I d ring the tyre service to fix a flat on a crane ....they always send a very fat guy who doesnt wash.....and wears filthy jeans at half mast.....he sweating on the 1 ton wheel +tyre...when his...
  4. Large numbers of these compressors were used by...

    Large numbers of these compressors were used by Air Forces.....dunno what for,I just buy whats cheap.....from memory they had a 5hp 3 phase motor......Anyhoo ,nowadays every man and his dog wants...
  5. Ive got a proper Schrader fitting that screws...

    Ive got a proper Schrader fitting that screws onto a hose one end ,onto a large tractor valve stem other end,it has a small release button,when water comes out the button hole,then the tire is full...
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    Seeing as the VP doesnt need to rise above the...

    Seeing as the VP doesnt need to rise above the achievement level of Spiro T Agnew ,then I d say she is up to the job......Who was the one used to clobber reporters with his wayward tee...
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    I know from experience that tailstock barrels...

    I know from experience that tailstock barrels sent out for grinding will come back with the taper set back far too deep.....on account of the fact it will take the grinder several goes to get it...
  8. With a big tractor,the tyre fitters simply slash...

    With a big tractor,the tyre fitters simply slash the tube,and pull it out ...$100+ down the drain.......you will never get all the waster out,because the tube willl suck flat and cut off pockets of...
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    How do you know it isnt Sinovir Mk2.....with a...

    How do you know it isnt Sinovir Mk2.....with a Mk3 variant on the way......its all your own fault....you picketed the labs for using rabbits as guinea pigs....or is that guinea pigs as...
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    "Apprentices must not fight without posting two...

    "Apprentices must not fight without posting two days notice on the notice board"...the reason being so foreman and managers could lay bets on the fight.
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    Got a good outlaw story for ya......Put on a tip...

    Got a good outlaw story for ya......Put on a tip truck driver for a project ...he s quickly got a name for scouting out any bushland around the job ...looking for weed .Anyway,couple of guys on bikes...
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    I had the three phase supply line between my...

    I had the three phase supply line between my house and the pole outside replaced by the supplier......nothing wrong with the cable ,but I had complained to get a tree that was rubbing the cable...
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    Villiers factory 1940s (post war)

    Interesting U Tube period photo essay of the Villiers factory ,Wolverhampton,in the 1940s.....Lots of US made machine tools ....To me its a surprise they had so much stuff....nice and clean...
  14. Vacuum pumps often use the piston rings as a...

    Vacuum pumps often use the piston rings as a valve ,by having them loose in the groove and shutting off a ring of holes in the groove............at one time ,T Ford motors were often used as vacuum...
  15. You will find the mill too slow......whats needed...

    You will find the mill too slow......whats needed is a drill bit guide fixture ,and a large drilling machine........If I was to make something like this ,I would have cheaper Chinese knockoffs on the...
  16. Plenty of coatings that can be dipped or sprayed...

    Plenty of coatings that can be dipped or sprayed ....dipped is more EPA friendly.....depends on the end use ,and whether they are to be merchandised ,or used in bulk like weld flanges.
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    When I was at the sandblasters,the two partners...

    When I was at the sandblasters,the two partners employed lots of parolees,for the bonus ....up to $5000 ,which Col and Paul would pocket......I had one guy in the truck with me ,he put his feet up on...
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    The construction unions here are run by outlaw...

    The construction unions here are run by outlaw bikers as one of their many criminal enterprises.
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    The vaccine rollout here has been a...

    The vaccine rollout here has been a farce.....,the federal govt has stalled the whole thing so as to advantage the doctors,and its turned into a fiasco.....instead of bulk vaccination centres ,the...
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    Here ,anyone can auction their own stuff,but you...

    Here ,anyone can auction their own stuff,but you cant enforce payment under law as a licensed auctioneer can....I started going to auctions when I was still at school.Talked to all the regulars,some...
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    Think the latest Ritchie auction here was...

    Think the latest Ritchie auction here was announced premiums .....dunno ,but maybe 8%,or 18%.....check anyway.
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    Rule #1 of hobby experimenting......Dont turn...

    Rule #1 of hobby experimenting......Dont turn your yard into a toxic site......when you sell ,it could cost you plenty....Iron oxide is OK.
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    Boris has called last drinks on the...

    Boris has called last drinks on the antivaxxers.....he says everyone who wants to be vaxxed is ,and is lifting the restrictions.Already the hospitals are filling with the antivaxxers .....reports say...
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    I disagree that Trump could have any effect on...

    I disagree that Trump could have any effect on the course of the virus ....he simply made a bad call....mainly because he didnt care how many "little people" died ,just so long as the markets didnt...
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    It says the drive goes thru a VW 4 speed...

    It says the drive goes thru a VW 4 speed gearbox....thru a bevel which is part of the gearbox mainshaft,thru a primitive single CV joint......of a sliding surface type known for seizures ....Any...
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