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    And then there's the Conservative and Unionist...

    And then there's the Conservative and Unionist Party's manifesto. (PS, this is a spoof).

    Home | The Tory Manifesto
  2. It's because cellphones don't actually rotate the...

    It's because cellphones don't actually rotate the picture to the way you're looking at it, they just rotate the display of the picture (not a good technical explanation!), then we websites send out...
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    One thing I haven't seen mentioned is:- Does/can...

    One thing I haven't seen mentioned is:- Does/can the larger engines and their forward position in the Max actually make the plane difficult to control in a pitch up attitude or is it just different...
  4. Actually, both vegetable oils and animal...

    Actually, both vegetable oils and animal fats/oils are comprised mostly of triglycerides. These break down in high shear conditions (think cutting tool...) to produce active components which will...
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    Sod this for a game of soldiers, the thread is...

    Sod this for a game of soldiers, the thread is dragging the metrology sub-forum down to the America & Europe sub-forum's levels of discussion.

    Were you serious about wanting the job?

    If not,...
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    I would suggest that any person who indulges in...

    I would suggest that any person who indulges in ad hominem attacks, tries to get the last word in a discussion, or edits/deletes posts that have not been reported by multiple viewers as offensive is...
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    Why would one offer a negotiating job to a person...

    Why would one offer a negotiating job to a person that had not attended the majority of sessions in the parliament to which he was elected?
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    Quite right. I'm glad that you've admitted it. :D

    Quite right. I'm glad that you've admitted it. :D
  9. Umm. The high speed tapping feeds half the normal...

    Umm. The high speed tapping feeds half the normal voltage to the field windings. One will get more available torque from the motor on the full voltage/low speed setting.
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    He could have got a nice cheap factory and...

    He could have got a nice cheap factory and trained workforce in either Swindon or Sunderland if we weren't going through this bloody rolling disaster.
  11. A note about what most/all have missed regarding...

    A note about what most/all have missed regarding the motor voltages:-
    An inductive load running on DC responds to the average of the voltage, not the RMS value. If the mains were a square wave, the...
  12. You may well be able to get a fair bit of...

    You may well be able to get a fair bit of additional life out of the wheels by pulling them along a butcher's steel. If you get the angles right, the wheel should rotate as it moves along the steel....
  13. I can guarantee that the table will be hog...

    I can guarantee that the table will be hog backed. This is a side effect of years of peening the underside of the T-slots by the T-nuts. Grinding/milling/scraping the top of the table is the first...
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    The specific ones I got might not be of any help...

    The specific ones I got might not be of any help to you, since they are a German firm, but they were these:- Sinusoidal Filters - REO (UK) Ltd

    You could brew your own from the numbers in their...
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    I use an L-C sine wave filter specifically...

    I use an L-C sine wave filter specifically manufactured for use on VFDs. The motors are happy with it, with no whistling noises from the windings.
  16. Thread: Recession?

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    The export figures...

    The export figures don't seem to support that.
  17. That may be a side effect of using CAN bus to...

    That may be a side effect of using CAN bus to control things, thereby vastly simplifying the wiring loom.
  18. In the early 80's, due to a shortage of...

    In the early 80's, due to a shortage of apprentices we conscripted some design engineers to read pressure gauges and manometers in power station steam turbine performance tests (a couple of years...
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    Not 'athletic' enough. :drool5:

    Not 'athletic' enough. :drool5:
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    Thank you for your support. I shall keep wearing...

    Thank you for your support. I shall keep wearing it...
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    There are typically only three or four strains...

    There are typically only three or four strains endemic around the world at any particular time and much effort is made to tailor the vaccines to counter the most likely ones for any territory in a...
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    The media do spot the truth occasionally, despite...

    The media do spot the truth occasionally, despite what your president claims. :toetap:
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    And when you do get influenza, you'll realize why...

    And when you do get influenza, you'll realize why you should have got the vaccination!
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    Herself and I are getting ours today at 11:13 and...

    Herself and I are getting ours today at 11:13 and 11:18 respectively. :)
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    And if nothing else, they've effectively agreed...

    And if nothing else, they've effectively agreed to remove 6 weeks of parliamentary time from the 12 weeks available before the end of the extension. We're going to need a lot of ditches to send this...
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