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    Realized with the mention of James Bond a few...

    Realized with the mention of James Bond a few pages back, the secret "knowledge" actually corresponds with the plot lines from a few of Daniel Craig's recent efforts.

    Thought it was tricky dickie...
  2. Thread: Create Tool

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    One guy locally I see got a response in recent...

    One guy locally I see got a response in recent weeks from Create and ordered from them. Looks like they're rebooting, but might need a little (or a lot!) of patience on correspondence.
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    10,000 FP4Ms sold, strikes me as rather suss,...

    10,000 FP4Ms sold, strikes me as rather suss, unless including 4s, 4NC, MAs, etc!

    Is that a ground finish rather than planed on the table? Near double the power seems more FP4 than M too. Looks...
  4. Yep! And probably with a big pharma cocktail...

    Yep! And probably with a big pharma cocktail including experimental monoclonal antibodies that the refuseniks seems to have no problem accepting. :D
  5. Assuming this visitor is a F/T employee...

    Assuming this visitor is a F/T employee elsewhere, already entitled to 2 weeks full wage sick leave for flu or any other disease. Beyond that, government has a very basic sickness benefit - no...
  6. Thread: Steel Prices Up

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    Ore price started to rise mid last year, the...

    Ore price started to rise mid last year, the current septuagenarian must be more devious and crafty than people give him credit.

    https://i.imgur.com/cyZyYvk.jpg
  7. Nah, we're generally commodity price takers. LNG...

    Nah, we're generally commodity price takers. LNG is going to the Asian export markets for example, for far less than it sells for locally.

    Rather than mining bogans here manipulating the price,...
  8. Don't suppose anyone can remember a link posted...

    Don't suppose anyone can remember a link posted about 10 years ago about an old guy in NZ who built either a radial or rotary aircraft engine - maybe at lesser scale? He made it entirely on a big old...
  9. Thread: Sag12 question

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    I see a fair bit of manual ex Japan stuff going...

    I see a fair bit of manual ex Japan stuff going into SE Asia - so must be cheap - or clapped out! If you were chasing a smaller lathe like a 12, that might be where I'd look, rather than the US to...
  10. Thread: Sag12 question

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    Price I got 10 years ago for a similar Graz...

    Price I got 10 years ago for a similar Graz complete clutch varied between 400 euro and $aud1500. If it is just plates, you could probably get out of it cheaper by laser cutting out some...
  11. Thread: OT Lead Pipe

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    Had some work done here recently, they offered...

    Had some work done here recently, they offered both woven fibreglass mat and felt, the latter is cheaper. Seems like the Danes have cornered the market here

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  12. Thread: My Radio Silence

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    Moral of the story, don't retire! Reminded of...

    Moral of the story, don't retire!

    Reminded of a crack up story of one bloke who was going for a polyp check several years back, took the meds a week too early for his appointment, but Billy has a...
  13. Usually assemble these things with caliper...

    Usually assemble these things with caliper compound used very sparingly to make life easier. Doesn't seem to be any obvious listing by that name and thought it was supplied by PBS last time I bought...
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    Does seem to be an obsession with Australia and...

    Does seem to be an obsession with Australia and Sky News verging on insanity between you pair I'd agree.

    Under 2 dozen ICU beds in a territory larger than the entire UK, with a third of the...
  15. The pin was allegedly designed to return the...

    The pin was allegedly designed to return the pistons against seal drag....just a few thou. I'd be wary of using anything too forceful on assembly....usually means you're doing it wrong. Should be...
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    Ha, maybe you should of watched the live stream...

    Ha, maybe you should of watched the live stream perhaps instead of relying on old mate. :scratchchin: When the transcript is released - it might deviate somewhat from his tale, they're 0-1 in court...
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    With some of the fantasist stuff straight from Q...

    With some of the fantasist stuff straight from Q of your travelling companions I'd assumed that would be a good fit. :D The suppressed secret covid video you posted a while back, from the same source...
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    Assuming TT's son had Moderna like him, seems...

    Assuming TT's son had Moderna like him, seems he's got better odds than Dr Scott implies -

    https://i.imgur.com/9sCsLCY.jpg

    And to keep it slightly on track for the Pommy Qanon enthusiasts -
    ...
  19. Sounds like the pushrod/clevis arrangement was...

    Sounds like the pushrod/clevis arrangement was swapped between masters, did you check the "mushroom" end matched, they look a touch different in the pics?

    Usually try to make the pushrods...
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    "Experimental gene therapy" may be a little old...

    "Experimental gene therapy" may be a little old hat.

    https://i.imgur.com/iiHYBgP.jpg

    And for those who are worried about trials, about 6 billion doses worldwide so far, antivaxxers will be the...
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    There's been one workers comp case here of a...

    There's been one workers comp case here of a bloke who contracted covid in NY in July last year in the course of work and was hospitalized. His widow sued the insurers, after they denied liability....
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    With the gestation of the current strain in a...

    With the gestation of the current strain in a young population, wouldn't be relying too much on "sharp" teenagers' perceptions, if they're anything like I remember at that age.

    Facebook, for...
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    Probably shouldn't indulge our footy loving...

    Probably shouldn't indulge our footy loving friend, but if I was your school principle I'd be giving you 6 of the best with the strap -



    Agree on that part, but reversed. If Nipah was active...
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    Consuming me, but this is heartfelt Cal. ;) ...

    Consuming me, but this is heartfelt Cal. ;)


    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iskjfub6FSs

    Meanwhile, shit's about to hit the fan it seems - so maybe less envious?
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    Yeah, nah, you can still buy vats, kegs, magnums...

    Yeah, nah, you can still buy vats, kegs, magnums or whatever lesser quantity you need to pickle yourself in lockdown. If subject to quarantine on the other hand, they don't want to be dealing with...
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