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    I would be concerned about the stair...

    I would be concerned about the stair collapsing,or treads breaking.Sliding down is very different from skulldragging up a 45deg slope ......Would be a safer bet than the stockmarket ,I...
  2. A mint Gewehr 98 matching numbers ,not duffle cut...

    A mint Gewehr 98 matching numbers ,not duffle cut ,nor molested in any way,nice bore ,with a std bayonet ,worth ,six months ago ,up to $2,000.US....What make is it ...Erfurt ,Danzig ,Amberg...
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    Lots of petroleum liquids have a settlement of...

    Lots of petroleum liquids have a settlement of waxes in cold weather .....apparently this is one of the big differences in jet fuel ... doesnt settle wax at 30 below.....Out here we have summer and...
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    Is this whats called .."the bottom falling out of...

    Is this whats called .."the bottom falling out of the market"....not technical ,I know ,but when there no airyplanes and no one on the road ,not so surprising.
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    But here s another wacko idea ...if Trump had...

    But here s another wacko idea ...if Trump had thrown his money at stopping this virus four weeks ago ,there would be zero cases in the US.........but the suspicious of mind point out ,it wouldnt have...
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    The PM here has come up with the bright idea to...

    The PM here has come up with the bright idea to "put the economy into hibernation for six months"....No more rents ,mortgage payments ,interest, to banks ,....possibly no more food either ,if its a...
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    I used to get jet fuel free.....seems its stale...

    I used to get jet fuel free.....seems its stale after 30 days ,and dumped .....runs diesel trucks very nicley ,even better when you know youre motoring free ......Then the miserable govt stopped any...
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    I wonder if the fat layer is dissolved in...

    I wonder if the fat layer is dissolved in hydrocarbon....I used to wash my hands all the time in a sort of odourless white kerosine,and sometimes in trichlor ethane ,which is possibly the best fat...
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    WD =Water Dispersant...magic stuff when a big...

    WD =Water Dispersant...magic stuff when a big water splash makes your car cut out in the pouring rain......quick spray of WD 40 inside the cap ,cap put back ,outside the cap ,all over the leads and...
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    In fact ,the market must now rise ,because all...

    In fact ,the market must now rise ,because all prices are being inflated by funny money.....Index at 35,000?-----try 35,000,000 when finally a halt is called to the funny money....How does all this...
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    I dont know where the air comes from ...its only...

    I dont know where the air comes from ...its only a small amount ,but builds up over time ....no issues with the tank ,which is sealed and pressurised.,specifically to stop air issues and cavitation...
  12. Could catch on ...why not rat yourself out to the...

    Could catch on ...why not rat yourself out to the IRS ,or even worse ,to the mother in law .(OK in my case ,she s long gone)
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    New flat ended pistons would be a cure .....but...

    New flat ended pistons would be a cure .....but ,I made these presses 20 years ago,and any help is limited to zero cost to me options.....which a modified groove would be...I dont want to come into...
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    Because of the shape of the pistons ,I d have to...

    Because of the shape of the pistons ,I d have to use some sort of valve in the piston ....the rams are semi double acting....pressure return ,no springs.....The pistons are /were cast nodular...
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    If they are made in England ,they will be...

    If they are made in England ,they will be "Mercer",at least 5 jewell ,and rather expensive ,to buy new ,and even more expensive as a C branded bit.
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    Its currently bled by tipping the press over on...

    Its currently bled by tipping the press over on its side ,and then on a different axis to allow all the air to come out.A couple of tons ,and all the stuff on the bed has to be taken off .....Flow...
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    Hydraulic cylinder air bleed issue.

    Some 20 years ago I made a hydraulic press for a customer incorporating two upright 7" bore shop made rams with around 12" usable stroke.....They are all loose pieces held together by tie rods.....It...
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    Beryllium bronze may be correct...very tough...

    Beryllium bronze may be correct...very tough material in hard temper ,suitable for hammers ,chisels,wrenches, spring leaves etc......also reputedly very poisonous dust.... ,but if you can find a...
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    Who needs to borrow money .....print yer...

    Who needs to borrow money .....print yer own.....we ll all be rich,rich I tells ya.
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    How about another graph thats going up like...

    How about another graph thats going up like gangbusters.....puts a new meaning in futures.
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    Shopping today ,lots of Chinese around here all...

    Shopping today ,lots of Chinese around here all wearing facemasks and gloves ,rest of the shoppers have zero precaution ....I was wearing work gloves ,all my paper masks are so old the elastic has...
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    Down the shopping centre just now,large mob of...

    Down the shopping centre just now,large mob of teens drinking ,hugging ,etc,anyhoo ,cops arrive in force take names ,clock biometric pics,tell them to dump drinks ,a few mouth off ,are arrested and...
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    The local market is up 2%,and a quick look shows...

    The local market is up 2%,and a quick look shows my late mothers bank shares P/E is 4.....thats a pretty good return if they stay afloat.....should I be tempted ?.....But some other bad news is...
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    Italys situation seems to be the outcome when...

    Italys situation seems to be the outcome when half the health budget is siphoned off by organized crime.....Must say tho,I mentioned authorities having tenuous control,didnt expect it to be amongst...
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    I think we have here another fake fact .....those...

    I think we have here another fake fact .....those who vote are entitled to do so (more or less),and obviously the whole population are not entitled , for various reasons such as age.So a comparison...
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