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  1. You guys are confusing communist with...

    You guys are confusing communist with opportunist........dont see may communists these days ,but a great number of rank opportunists.
  2. Woman in the office was having trouble with her...

    Woman in the office was having trouble with her crappy Mitsubishi car.....one of the guys was playing up to her to get it fixed free.......He asks me in front of the whole breakroom "Whats wrong with...
  3. Scrap never lower...ya shoulda sold it last year...

    Scrap never lower...ya shoulda sold it last year when prices were OK.......now you d be lucky if the yard will pick up free........I suggest you sell stainless bar offcuts on ebay ,there is a...
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    When the gyroscopic effect is so large you cant...

    When the gyroscopic effect is so large you cant turn the grinder sidewards,you know you got a good worker.......The Viets next to my yard use 9" Makitas with 14" cutting discs in place of oxy ,cause...
  5. Im thinking in the next 15 years some of you US...

    Im thinking in the next 15 years some of you US taxpayers are gonna find out about "living wage for everyone" ,free education to keep under 30s off the unemployment stats,free childcare ,free ...
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    I wish it was desert ....then I wouldnt have...

    I wish it was desert ....then I wouldnt have these VPOs stuck on me ......grass grows like crazy here 10 months of the year...as do trees .....under my order ,I cant touch any tree bigger than 4"...
  7. Interesting about not leaving home.....In my...

    Interesting about not leaving home.....In my younger day ,the only reason you wouldnt leave home is if you loved picking beans ,tomatoes and taters for nothing...on the promise of if you stayed...
  8. On the subject of North Korea,I saw an program on...

    On the subject of North Korea,I saw an program on NK 's sanction busting .....including garments sold by US outlets ,made in concentration camps by slave labour ,and "laundered " thru China by using...
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    I got a proper tractor ,and the oil in it is more...

    I got a proper tractor ,and the oil in it is more than 30 years old.Had it since mid 70s ,never had a spanner to it.Some of the holes in my back yard would swallow up a rideon mower......I did get a...
  10. Hah,they'll never get Trumpy...he s locked in the...

    Hah,they'll never get Trumpy...he s locked in the fuhrerbunker with enough ho' s to keep him busy for a month.
  11. Thread: OT-Split rims

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    I used to buy the tyre presses from the army...

    I used to buy the tyre presses from the army sales ....not a great deal of use ,really stuck tyres turn the bead inside out and still hang onto the rim....Still ,I only paid scrap price ,and there...
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    Many of the old hydraulic systems worked on water...

    Many of the old hydraulic systems worked on water with either soluble oil ,or soft soap in for lubrication ......Any packings will be either leather ,or braided asbestos square packing.........the...
  13. Thread: OT-Split rims

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    Be sure to get the lock rim/s and wheel that are...

    Be sure to get the lock rim/s and wheel that are matched ...there are many different designs and while most fit together ,they are not secure.......Possibly the safest are the kind that have a...
  14. Not one of those slave cylinders thats around the...

    Not one of those slave cylinders thats around the gearbox shaft ,is it.They are quite popular with carmakers who want to guarantee dealers that owner repairs are impossible.
  15. There is no shutdown,and never has been in this...

    There is no shutdown,and never has been in this state (Qld) in manufacturing,warehousing,transport ,or any metalworking or maintenance shop ,never has been,workers still go to work every day..yet...
  16. Memo to USA residents....South Korea,Japan...

    Memo to USA residents....South Korea,Japan ,Taiwan ,(and China) all have efficient ,readily available ,free health systems ,unlike the US where a credit check is done on patients as the first...
  17. Simple fact is if the majority of the population...

    Simple fact is if the majority of the population had any self control or social responsibility ,lockdowns would not be necessary.Just got to see all the idiots crowding at the beach the moment...
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    More likely a relieveing system for making...

    More likely a relieveing system for making milling cutters.
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    If I owe state taxes ,first they apply usurious...

    If I owe state taxes ,first they apply usurious interest rates ....like 25% PA,then they seize my tangibles (painful that),if I have no recoverables ,they refer me to the SPUR ...kind of a super debt...
  20. Thread: Recession?

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    How about "Certificates for Difference".....I...

    How about "Certificates for Difference".....I could never figure out what that meant.....so I sunk the inheritance into it /them anyway.
  21. Im seeing a new phenomenon here now.....women...

    Im seeing a new phenomenon here now.....women with three or four young kids all coughing their guts out in the supermarkets....No sign of any mouth coverage ,as the kids are dragged around the...
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    Good hydraulic stuff is scrapped all the time...

    Good hydraulic stuff is scrapped all the time .....my experience is the cost in building machines is new hoses......I once got a big scrap bin full of new hydraulic valves ......the guy said the...
  23. The more compact ,the harder to work on ,to the...

    The more compact ,the harder to work on ,to the point where ,the,cab,panels, counterweight and engine have to come out to get at the tranny.....In other words dont fix your old fork ,scrap it and...
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    In the meantime ,Ive seen a great little machine...

    In the meantime ,Ive seen a great little machine for moving loads up steps ....rubber caterpillar treads and a hydraulic levelling platform ,so the load stays level,as the inclination of the treads...
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    The enamel is a glass,and wont melt suddenly but...

    The enamel is a glass,and wont melt suddenly but go soft and sticky .I would expect any borax flux used would fuse into the enamel ,as the borax melts to a glassy deposit too.....Anyway ,the enamel...
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