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  1. Think thats bad .....the local Post Office put on...

    Think thats bad .....the local Post Office put on Asians who didnt know how to read addresses in English ......delivery by numbers .....all #35 addresses into the one #35 mailbox,and so on.The...
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    Ive seen a few about ....not common ,and dont go...

    Ive seen a few about ....not common ,and dont go for much ...but where to find one?.......Incidentally ACL went bust about 2014....went to the gasket division auction ...talk about masses of...
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    Crane/swamp mats made of old hardwood railway...

    Crane/swamp mats made of old hardwood railway sleepers .....had big stacks of them for the draglines ,the old crawlers didnt have much power in the tracks ,and the slightest bogging would stop them...
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    Exactly right ...these old tanks are made of...

    Exactly right ...these old tanks are made of proper boiler plate ,which is quite corrosion resistant,and bathed inside with oil from the compressor ......a whole lot safer at 80 yr old than the POS...
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    Not Elon,but I'm sure his stockholders would buy...

    Not Elon,but I'm sure his stockholders would buy it......And he would be selling it to them.
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    Never the less,having someone show you something...

    Never the less,having someone show you something he s just invented ,that you ve been doing for 60 years is just a waste of time........Bit like when a millenial tells you he's just discoved an...
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    Not seen any of the respondents to this in...

    Not seen any of the respondents to this in years.,J wilson being most recent,and he just owns a gun ,is not one of the fabricants.......Maybe "Wayback Machine" still has the pics?......If you re only...
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    Would you rather have a Zoom-Lion ?.....Lots of...

    Would you rather have a Zoom-Lion ?.....Lots of the Chinee cranes getting about ,and one thing I like about them is the carriers are always all wheel drive ....getting a 50 ton crane bogged is no...
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    Think the OP is asking a history/ archaelogical...

    Think the OP is asking a history/ archaelogical question ,needs a pass in history to offset the F- he s getting in English ....Actually James Watt faced the same problem in building large...
  10. Thread: Boeing 737 Max

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    Ya but...if 1/3 dont have licences,does that mean...

    Ya but...if 1/3 dont have licences,does that mean 2/3 do have licenses ,or just that only 1/3 were asked ? In any case the risk of an incompetent pilot crashing is probably less than your risk of...
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    The water load on the glass,deflection and...

    The water load on the glass,deflection and ultimate /breaking strength of the glass sheet are varied by the dimensions of the glass.... the load ,which is pressureXarea......And very thin films of...
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    Here s an OT/OT......whats with boots now /they...

    Here s an OT/OT......whats with boots now /they have a sort of foam moulded sole ....the dasmn sole disintegrates long before the boots are worn out .....in fact I have several with really good...
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    I had breakages with leather laces ,the old guy...

    I had breakages with leather laces ,the old guy nextdoor cut me some laces from some special hide he had....the laces outlasted two pr of boots....He s a surgical bootmaker ,or was ,he s 90 now ,and...
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    Every kind of rifling imaginable was in use by...

    Every kind of rifling imaginable was in use by the 1860s......the extreme being Charles Lancasters oval bore/no groove system ....taper bore ,taper depth of oval ,gaine twist .....Incidentally the...
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    I could pick the bitter twisted resentful ones...

    I could pick the bitter twisted resentful ones from a mile off.....they were all flunked out uni students doing part time degrees .....they always treated all the other labourers as sub human ,and...
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    The hopper is pressurized,but sand feed is...

    The hopper is pressurized,but sand feed is gravity .....if you blow down wrong ,and actually get pressure feed ,the hose fills up with sand and needs to be blown out........I worked in industrial...
  17. More likely the valve stem seals are perished...

    More likely the valve stem seals are perished /cracked/worn and oil going down the stems .....if you are worried ,seals can be replaced without removing head .....ever seen the method of feeding...
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    Saw a prog on telly about major brand names...

    Saw a prog on telly about major brand names buying clothes produced in slave camps in North Korea......all "sanitized" thru "shadow factories " in China,India ,Bangla Desh,Vietnam, with all the UN...
  19. Dont take a wire wheel to it ...youll ruin the...

    Dont take a wire wheel to it ...youll ruin the surface and it will be permanently dirty ......First Id try some of the ally brightener containing hydroflouric acid (3%)......dont get it in your eyes...
  20. Poll: I would hazard a guess there is no one...

    I would hazard a guess there is no one contributing to this time waster who is not old,white ,and rich .....seriously rich ......It just seems to happen when you get too old to enjoy it...
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    Here ,the council have improved on satellite by...

    Here ,the council have improved on satellite by adding a weekly spydrone flight ....because the thing is unmanned ,it costs diddly to run ,and does a full citywide survey every week ...the images...
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    Harrison is a good brand ,but the machine is a...

    Harrison is a good brand ,but the machine is a capstan lathe,(not a turret....just terminology),and unless you get a conventional (correct) tailstock thrown in ,price is on another planet...
  23. Poll: Anyway ,whats the big deal with post count...

    Anyway ,whats the big deal with post count ....when ya get to 30,000 posts do ya gets to be president (of the USA) ,having proved beyond reasonable doubt,that you are in fact ,a fit and proper person...
  24. Dial bore gauge ....with all the distance pieces...

    Dial bore gauge ....with all the distance pieces ....thats the important part.....the dial gauge is removable ,and replaceable ,so theres not a lot to go wrong ,if you use a bit of care using it ,its...
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    JST ,if they think you ve got a swimming pool...

    JST ,if they think you ve got a swimming pool ,they will add the assessment to your taxes ......and very likely include a $1000 penalty because you dont have a compliant child proof fence around it.
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