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  1. ROFL! I once got into an argument with a...

    ROFL!

    I once got into an argument with a "Swiss Miss" who challenged the German-German I had used on a multi-lingual website we were building.

    "What would an American know...." yadda, yadda......
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    Poll: BOTH of them? The women, not the Demon...

    BOTH of them?

    The women, not the Demon...
  3. With yah up to this point. This part I do...

    With yah up to this point.


    This part I do not get.

    You are posting from Wales?

    Why would yah WANT to remove it if it makes life Hell for the English, hot end outward, right where it was...
  4. Spelling error. Fixed the original, thanks! ...

    Spelling error. Fixed the original, thanks!


    Followers of Lev Davidovich Bronstein, if/as/when he were to use his birth-name...
  5. Knew you were good stock, Sami ...Bolshevik...

    Knew you were good stock, Sami ...Bolshevik politics quite aside!

    :)

    It gets weirder. All-hands 40 and more years gone, so.. where's the harm?

    As National Service Manager for a hearing aid...
  6. I once bought a "1971 and a HALF" BMW "Bavaria"...

    I once bought a "1971 and a HALF" BMW "Bavaria" motorcar. It was one of a small lot built as US-market "dealer demo" by taking the UK-market RHD model ... and mounting the steering wheel and...
  7. "forth" lower-case, please. :D And I never...

    "forth" lower-case, please.

    :D

    And I never DID understand all the fuss about any "shortage" of COBOL programmers?

    COBOL is about as close to plain-English "self documenting" as...
  8. Wisest post you have made in at least four years....

    Wisest post you have made in at least four years.

    Shall we expect you to return to "normalcy" when Beijing Joe is sworn in?

    :D

    To the OP:

    Canadian citizenship for starters...
  9. That's daft. Y'all are in the EU, and even if...

    That's daft.

    Y'all are in the EU, and even if NOT, printed material moves pretty much duty-free, globally by ordinary post. Cost/nuisance difference between a destination in Germany or Portugal...
  10. Damned shame you chose to put your Trotskyite...

    Damned shame you chose to put your Trotskyite brain into the toilet INSTEAD OF just your hands...

    :(
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    "Laboratory" or standards grade surface plates...

    "Laboratory" or standards grade surface plates were already old news. Ditto "clean rooms" and temp control.

    Hamilton - "the Watch people", and one of several "first order" national technology...
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    "Loose" indeed. As in making it worse? At the...

    "Loose" indeed. As in making it worse?

    At the age of the DP?

    Count on this! Yah BEST get them bumps around the drift azures out FIRST!

    Hence the reamer.

    And it MAY be all yah really...
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    We have been DELIGHTED at the quality of...

    We have been DELIGHTED at the quality of Australian cherries HERE, too!
    Aus & NZ wines, fine cheeses, Vegemite..

    UK's fine preserves, Marmite.. Youngs of Grimsby's fish...

    Usta buy fruit and...
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    I bought a large (when new..) but "incomplete"...

    I bought a large (when new..) but "incomplete" (now very OLD!) set a while back.
    Used goods of that sort are often dirt cheap.

    The small set of drill blanks gave me longer lengths than...
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    Got that shot right! Not just D.E. Whiton,...

    Got that shot right!

    Not just D.E. Whiton, either. Taylor - perhaps the strongest self-centering scroll chucks ever made - anywhere - have been demo'ed holding their grip WITHOUT the body!
    ...
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    Nah. Didn't even s**t the bed. Yet. Mought have...

    Nah. Didn't even s**t the bed. Yet. Mought have to wait 'til I start to do "hydraulics work" by f*****g with wore-out scroll chucks?

    :D

    Roofing project underway. Re-sheating the whole shebang,...
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    As said.. should find a new home quickly, and at...

    As said.. should find a new home quickly, and at a good price.

    Lotta "neat stuff" under-roof here to do all manner of fancy working.

    And SOME of it ain't been USED for .. close on 60 years.....
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    If you haven't needed it for "years"? I'd say...

    If you haven't needed it for "years"? I'd say you'd be ahead to peddle it. Standard 40-taper it should find a new home soon enough.

    JM2CW, but a Wallbanger -4 size boring head is pushing it on...
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    I think it is about as well covered "right here,...

    I think it is about as well covered "right here, on PM" as anywhere else. Look for "Diamond" as well as Fray. They traded components back and forth, ISTR eventually came under common ownership - or...
  20. F**k's sake.... Here yah go: Window...

    F**k's sake....

    Here yah go:

    Window Valances, Cafe & Kitchen Curtains You'll Love in 2020 | Wayfair

    TiG on a curtain rail, hang a friggin' mini-skirt around it ... and go use it for what it...
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    My early 1950's 5 MT Alzmetall AB5/S arrived with...

    My early 1950's 5 MT Alzmetall AB5/S arrived with a similar issue. There were "lumps and bumps" - not just "burrs" - raised on the inside of the taper around the edges of the drift azures from 60-70...
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    [/B] Save yer money! You have drills around?...

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    Save yer money! You have drills around? Shank on even a cheap one is good enuf for now. Better yet, 'coz they are handy in general, is a set of "drill BLANKS".

    You do not NEED a full set...
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    Check something "basic", if you could. - Field...

    Check something "basic", if you could.

    - Field power is coming off a packaged rectifier. I'll presume "full wave".

    One of their failure mode is to lose a Diode in one leg. Which leaves you...
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    LOL! Good test. VERY!!! :) When........

    LOL!

    Good test. VERY!!!

    :)

    When..... the first thing he does is dismount the silly f**ker and mount a 4-J like a grown-up.. and just carry on to do a bit of work, no drama?

    Least of all...
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    Climate change has obsoleted asphalt shingles....

    Climate change has obsoleted asphalt shingles. Northern Virginia seeing 97 MPH wind gusts and not even a "real storm?"

    It won't be getting "better". Severe weather will only get worse.

    42...
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