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    Why weld when frogs are going hungry for lack of...

    Why weld when frogs are going hungry for lack of gainful employment?

    Rivit, rivit....

    A "bush" is meant to be "single-pointed"....., even if Bikini-waxed.
  2. One can also set dowel-pins or Copper, Bronze or...

    One can also set dowel-pins or Copper, Bronze or Brass goods into a jaw, located and shaped as required.

    Otherwise, easier to select than modify, if one but considers it in advance off the back of...
  3. Unfortunately, per the post-disaster inquiry,...

    Unfortunately, per the post-disaster inquiry, some of it damned near WAS!

    Tay Bridge disaster - Wikipedia


    And then they got it right, even if odd-looking:

    Forth Bridge - Wikipedia
  4. They do seem to have their following in Blighty. ...

    They do seem to have their following in Blighty.

    However.... a Smart & Brown, a Holbrook, a DS&G, a...it's Mother England, mate, not South Georgia Island. There's Iron all over the place, some of...
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    Optimist! :D

    Optimist!

    :D
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    I don't "dislike" Dyar any more than I "dislike"...

    I don't "dislike" Dyar any more than I "dislike" rain.

    I simply recognize what "is" .... and proceed accordingly.
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    You may mean well, but haven't the least klew. ...

    You may mean well, but haven't the least klew.

    I am NOT "defending" in any way. No need of it.

    The drama-queen doesn't even have a klew - nor does he want or NEED one - as to what career I...
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    ANYBODY... can get careless or distracted and...

    ANYBODY... can get careless or distracted and think:

    "Oh, that's <trusted> <so and so>.

    WTF, there are still people running WINDOWS. On-purpose!
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    Proved there had been at least one in Houston who...

    Proved there had been at least one in Houston who couldn't tell the difference between an email scam and a dry oil filter seat?

    Might want to take the easy comparisons first and work yer way up?
    ...
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    Well at least the "BS" rations are in no danger...

    Well at least the "BS" rations are in no danger of going short since you dropped by whilst "OTR"

    :D
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    "Houston, we have a problem"

    "Houston, we have a problem"
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    "View source" is what REALLY tears the lid off...

    "View source" is what REALLY tears the lid off the average incoming can of worms.

    Daunting if you are not used to it. Key info isn't that hard to learn to recognize.

    Some are soo carelessly...
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    Yahbut... did you even sample the long years of...

    Yahbut... did you even sample the long years of his BACK STORY?

    It's his "career".

    He's counting on it being brushed-off as an old-biddy bun-fight.

    And then he drowns yet-another lifeguard?...
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    I havn't had hands on a Birdport 1 HP since...

    I havn't had hands on a Birdport 1 HP since summer of '63, but vague recollection sez yah hit the wall at about HALF that in steel. If-even.

    Even a Clausing or Powermatic column-drill has a better...
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    Doesn't look suitable for LIQUID use as a "Pee"...

    Doesn't look suitable for LIQUID use as a "Pee" gage, so...

    Green Peas Images, Stock Photos & Vectors | Shutterstock
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    I've tapped more than a few in that general range...

    I've tapped more than a few in that general range and a tad into ignorant steel. But it was on an eight-foot American Radial DP with a skosh more power (!!!) ... and a far more suitable clutch "+ +"...
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    "Both?", "Identically?", "sniping?" For the...

    "Both?", "Identically?", "sniping?"

    For the good of the community, let's hope YOUR instant-gratification sloth - and/or wilful ignorance - is not contagious!

    A bit of "due diligence" is not...
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    Code in "hosts.c", Exim MTA, tends to refuse even...

    Code in "hosts.c", Exim MTA, tends to refuse even the initial connection to the MTA's submission port. The PTR RR doesn't reverse resolve to a proper match.

    If your mailsrver lacks that strict...
  19. First cousins, if not full siblings, some cases....

    First cousins, if not full siblings, some cases. Legal rights to the name do not preclude same composition as a "Stellite", but under some OTHER name.

    Tantung-G here. One of the few still easy to...
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    There IS a better way... let the other guy do it...

    There IS a better way... let the other guy do it HIMself.....no need to lay on hands!

    上屋抽梯

    (Shàng wū chōu tī)

    Drama-queen climbed up on the roof (public stage) to show his dominance?
    Then...
  21. Tantung is easy to grind? Cudda fooled me...

    Tantung is easy to grind? Cudda fooled me...
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    LOL! I onct had a thousand ballpoints and several...

    LOL! I onct had a thousand ballpoints and several hundred dead-tree-book stickers printed up:

    "STOLEN FROM ..." and my name!

    Dare yah!

    :D
  23. For you? Given you are "projecting". Again....

    For you? Given you are "projecting". Again. Taking your situation and attempting to attribute your failures to your target.

    Might not even get the offer of old butts and ashes out of the smoker's...
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    Gittin' cool of the start of wee hours. Might...

    Gittin' cool of the start of wee hours.

    Might want to try the Mex'can style hot chocolate or a gentleman's size glass of Cockburn's or Sandeman's "Fundador" with a nicely turned-out cheese board?...
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    Yah, well, class is in session then. Today's...

    Yah, well, class is in session then. Today's lesson from 1970.

    Some idiot calls me on the phone, long distance. Gets all rude and noisey.

    I lay the phone down in front of a lovely 1947 GE "Type...
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