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  1. I'm lookin' at closer to $500 without even a...

    I'm lookin' at closer to $500 without even a compressor. Well. starting off with the noisy one I can recycle off the C-H with the dodgy tank.

    I'll hunt-up something amenable to variable-speed,...
  2. Same as the steel for a building or a bridge,...

    Same as the steel for a building or a bridge, Pilgrim. There be a corrosion and fatigue "BUDGET" built into that. One that exects to be drawn down over the life of a structure or a product.
    ...
  3. *sigh* "long and short of it..." is that pressure...

    *sigh* "long and short of it..." is that pressure vessels "work for their crust" and 75+ years of internal corrosion vs constant stress and relaxing-of cannot be expected to have been UNIFORMLY...
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    "Free" .... WTF? Y'know.. among OTHER services...

    "Free" .... WTF?

    Y'know.. among OTHER services veterans provide to the silly villains we've protected?

    VERY DAMNED SELDOM do we WHINE at letting them know what "free(dom)" actually cost.
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  5. You actually measured this? The general WALLS?...

    You actually measured this? The general WALLS? Not the welded-up BOSS where a port was done?

    Might indeed not be thin Chinesium s**t-metal, but.... odds-are you have half or less that 1/2" you...
  6. I have the curse of not needing ANY air atall for...

    I have the curse of not needing ANY air atall for a long spell. Got baby "inflator" portables for tires & such as were easier to tote than it was to un-roll air hose and put it back up.

    And then.....
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    Welll.... "Prior Art" on chronic pain as it has...

    Welll.... "Prior Art" on chronic pain as it has been over humanity's long history?

    I simply wasn't aware you had been issued the more current exclusive patent on it.

    Don't hold yer breath...
  8. Best I can determine, a S/N was assigned at the...

    Best I can determine, a S/N was assigned at the time the ORDER was entered into Monarch's "system". Options and accessories seem to have accompanied some, but perhaps not all.

    Whilst a 10EE was...
  9. Thank you, Sami! Thank you AGAIN... same...

    Thank you, Sami!


    Thank you AGAIN... same damned Campbell-Hausfield bought NEW...had been settin' on MY carport for "a while"...

    .. whilst I pondered over whether at only FIVE years of light...
  10. LOL! Annnnnnd .. you'd already KNOW I would...

    LOL!

    Annnnnnd .. you'd already KNOW I would cheat and WASH... instead of mistaking it for San Fran Gran's designer ice-cream.. licking my fingers, "Little Mike" Bloomberg style...and blaming...
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    LOL! Happens there is a great deal more to it...

    LOL! Happens there is a great deal more to it than "IP address". Not going to ask you to read the whole development saga. ISTR the folders on my MUA showed I had contributed over 58,000 posts as...
  12. Pardon my "French", but yer outta yer tiny mind!...

    Pardon my "French", but yer outta yer tiny mind! It ain't even worth the BOTHER of a test.

    Tank is vintage 1945? So TF am I!

    Time was I could hold a pucker factor and work clever demo as blew...
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    It has had a lot more wrong with it than that! ...

    It has had a lot more wrong with it than that!

    WHEN I was still using the old boxen in the HKG rack - SMTP MTA "R&D" antispam servera of my own - PM was tossed off the IP teat in milliseconds at...
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    The management of your own nervous system is like...

    The management of your own nervous system is like any other major industry.

    Once you "offhore" it, it is very difficult to get back control.

    The "medication" you needed?

    None at all.

    One...
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    I just don't "get it". Haven't ever even ONCE...

    I just don't "get it". Haven't ever even ONCE considered trying it.

    Maybe in my second 75 years?

    Life is tough enough without INTENTIONALLY f***king yerself up!
    And yah pay for that? Put yer...
  16. "Informed" are ye? Your 10EE is also "pulsing" of...

    "Informed" are ye? Your 10EE is also "pulsing" of the back of twinned electrons or synchronized menstrual cycles with the 10EE of Machinistblue, is it?

    We've seen a lot, but there's first time for...
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    Seconded. I had long had the luxury of...

    Seconded.

    I had long had the luxury of ignoring just how corrosive the looter's lies had become.. because the repetitious drone of whining snowflakes kvetching and blaming and hating "the OTHER...
  18. [QUOTE=camscan;3578659] There is a difference....

    There is a difference. The political party in power selects, not the people.

    For example, Nancy Pelosi would consider herself "Prime Minister" of the USA if she were to take the downgrade ...
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    Have a look at "beam tongs" and lifting tongs in...

    Have a look at "beam tongs" and lifting tongs in general. "Bounce" a timber tong, lose the grip.

    Beam tong has a positive-grip screw. More general-purpose, gets used a lot.

    Even on a "beam"!
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  20. We should invite you for a visit. Travel on our...

    We should invite you for a visit. Travel on our dime

    Yer not in any sort of HURRY, anyway, are ye? No need of air-tickets, then.

    Winches exist.
  21. Damn, Gordo? Life must really, really SUCK...

    Damn, Gordo?

    Life must really, really SUCK when yah can't even get it up to f**k yerself 'coz yer "partner" has gone so UGLY!

    Fools. Cannot even PATENT one these days, Denmark has all the...
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    "Neither" work for yah?

    "Neither" work for yah?
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    "Been a while.." but in all probability, it...

    "Been a while.." but in all probability, it doesn't HAVE any..

    "value for insurance reasons"

    Presuming you seek to cover the cost of getting a shop operational after a disaster, evaluate...
  24. You probably DO have the "inline" exciter...

    You probably DO have the "inline" exciter annnnnnd they are not as rugged (and/or not as well-cooled?) as the "piggyback" that replaced them.

    "Very Good Idea" to see to it. Too many have fried...
  25. Meah.. spent a lotta years in a Telco industry...

    Meah.. spent a lotta years in a Telco industry that either owned, leased, or hired "manned" specialized meters that came with trained technicians to run 'em.

    No klew WTF you consider a "meter",...
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