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    Yes John, but you know where to find it, and more...

    Yes John, but you know where to find it, and more importantly can explain it to guys like me, when plain textbooks etc etc don't.
  2. Can you get it in a furnace to normalize the...

    Can you get it in a furnace to normalize the temper, .....it's usually a long soak ........but IltdME very worthwhile,
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    The Oracle has spoken ;) Thank you John.

    The Oracle has spoken ;)

    Thank you John.
  4. Why is it so few people ''see'' the correlations...

    Why is it so few people ''see'' the correlations between the present day and the 1930's ? ...............or maybe they just won't admit to seeing them??????
  5. Cooking up the drugs :D

    Cooking up the drugs :D
  6. ''OT? - How has the pandemic affected posts on...

    ''OT? - How has the pandemic affected posts on this site?''


    VERY badly.
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    UK Gun Auction

    Just FYI Durrants | Militaria and Firearms including the Late Colonel Paul Denny Medal and Militaria Library
  8. + another for grinding as much as you can - the...

    + another for grinding as much as you can - the HAZ will be a bastad.
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    Lets say that lady had 2 lbs of swarf, so that's...

    Lets say that lady had 2 lbs of swarf, so that's 1250 choccy cakes, OR a choccy cake a day, for 3 years & <> 155 days :D
  10. send it back to engineering with a note to stop...

    send it back to engineering with a note to stop acting the c't or you'll go down there and sort them out.
  11. Am I the only one who doesn't like ratchet tap...

    Am I the only one who doesn't like ratchet tap wrenches, ........I know there are times when nothing else will do, but I far prefer non ratchet be they bar or chuck type as I think they give me more...
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    A by the by tip Keep any high nickel CI...

    A by the by
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    Keep any high nickel CI chips for making / hygrangea flowers blue, ..........IME the extra nickel really boosts the blue colour, .............and keeps machinists on the right...
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    X 2 on that, .............in the OPs shoes I'd...

    X 2 on that, .............in the OPs shoes I'd listen to Digger Doug
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    '' Anyone machine the od of a pipe? '' Yes,...

    '' Anyone machine the od of a pipe? ''

    Yes, many times when I've ''had to'' and fun it is not, ..............and 304 SS will only bring you extra grief.
  15. I will if I want, so what are you going to do...

    I will if I want, so what are you going to do about it. :D
  16. Oh yes you did :D

    Oh yes you did :D
  17. My OOOPs In that case put the hole in first...

    My OOOPs

    In that case put the hole in first and use that as the datumn for the #8
  18. Surely a lot depends on what they think of you...

    Surely a lot depends on what they think of you (not you personally 9100 the ''you'' in your q) , I learned a long time ago if people neither liked nor respected me and my decisions knowledge etc etc...
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    I tried - thanks for letting me know I succeeded...

    I tried - thanks for letting me know I succeeded :cheers:
  20. Completely agree Cal, ....back in the day, one...

    Completely agree Cal, ....back in the day, one customer insisted on it, .........and while I could do it quite easily on an engine lathe (you get the knack once you've busted a few threading tools ...
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    Another reminder - we're no longer allowed to put...

    Another reminder - we're no longer allowed to put the grandkids up the chimneys to sweep em either.
  22. I'd use a variation on an insulator job I used to...

    I'd use a variation on an insulator job I used to make flanges either end of a tubular insulator had to be drilled and tapped identically ''timed'' to the opposite end but with no through holes -...
  23. An electric motor?

    An electric motor?
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    Typical! ....we get a thread nicely off track,...

    Typical! ....we get a thread nicely off track, only for someone to clarify a previous point they made. :rolleyes5:
  25. It's going to be alright kids, no need to panic,...

    It's going to be alright kids, no need to panic, ...................... Santa has been nominated a key worker so Christmas is on :)

    Ms Sturgeon says so.

    Ref 'Santa is a key worker': Nicola...
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