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Member postings for mark costello 1

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Thread: Ever have one of those days..?
15/05/2019 18:56:12

You Gents are lucky, snapped My Achilles tendon 2 weeks ago. Had surgery and now confined to the recliner for 8 weeks at least. Shop is in basement, 10 feet away and I am not allowed in. Plenty of work as Spring time is here. I get to watch through the window.

Thread: Anodising
06/05/2019 19:28:20

Worked at a place that used Alodine on Aluminum. Quit the process and discarded the solution down the drain. About a week or 2 later the Sewage police knocked on the door and asked to see the floor drain in the place. Guy said Yep it's here. Boss said "whats up?". They said "someone dumped acid down the drain". We said "not Here." They said "look here, the acid cleaned up the rusty iron and did it out 1/2 mile away." Asked around and Someone else out of the Department did it after stepping in the pan of it in the dark, after being somewhere They were not supposed to be.It had to fill Their shoe up and where They took a step it ate into the cement floor. Sewage Cop laughed and said don't do it again.

Thread: The Chocolate Fireguard as designed by Mercedes Benz
04/05/2019 14:38:01

Over here,We had a Gal arrested for drunk driving 2 times within 15 minutes. We are cracking along here, Has to be a record. Bring back flogging and chain gangs I say. About 30 years ago I had seen a real chain gang in operation.

Thread: Dialect expressions
28/04/2019 19:05:42

John what else could it mean? Don't know that one. Lancaster, Ohio, the other one.

Thread: Where's my Dykem blue gone - there's no need to read this
19/04/2019 19:49:49

Lost something in the shop, only 16'x16', never left the room. Did not have time to duplicate the search, so I made a list of all the places I have already searched. Did not label the list so now I know where I have searched , but I forgot what for.face 8

Thread: French Mystery Tool
11/04/2019 18:30:43

A cleverly designed frustration tool used to baffle British Men and Yanks at the same time.

Thread: Just desserts
08/04/2019 21:43:26

There are more lawful ways to earn a daily crust. I am not an overly worried animal lover, but on a game preserve it's wrong. The animals won this one.

Thread: What makes your bristle?
08/04/2019 21:24:34

Someone scrubbing something else with it while You are not there. winkMade anybody mad lately?

Thread: Sending of heavy items
08/04/2019 21:21:06

Just when I learn about a thing called "Metric" someone mentions "stone". Whose stones did they use? How did this come about? .

Thread: Using magnets
06/04/2019 18:06:00

I have about 12" of hard drive magnets, cannot get another within about 6" of it or they get really friendly and will shatter one or two when they meet.

Thread: Todays DUMBO award
04/04/2019 20:46:50

Whew, for a minute I thought I was going to get nominated for an award, thought no one was watching.

Thread: What would one use this adaptor for?
04/04/2019 20:42:36

I have bought about 10 items and have had around 2 mistakes. They told Me to keep the item after sending a pic of the shipping order and the UPC on the box. They promptly sent the correct replacement. The next to last order of a tool holder came in minus a carbide insert. I thought "foul" did not say anything. Ordered another tool holder and it came with an extra carbide insert, "no harm, no foul."

Thread: Knurling speed
04/04/2019 20:28:39

I have knurled Nylon and it seems as if there were a material that would be hard for the wheels to be forced into alignment, something soft would show the problem. Had no problems.

Thread: Unusual drills
31/03/2019 18:46:24

Any idea what the friend did for a living?

Thread: Tap and Die
29/03/2019 18:23:40

Victor Machinery in the States are known for sourcing odd ball taps and dies, if a last resort.

Thread: Jones and Shipman 540 Dripping
23/03/2019 18:21:20

I did not know Triumph and Norton made lathes also. They must factor oil leaks in.

Thread: Why do we do it?
23/03/2019 18:13:29

Ya know this forum has the ambiance of setting down with a couple of friends with a cup of tea or a brew or two. It is a great place to converse and ask questions, give answers, and generally have a relaxing time. The thread drift adds to it, and provides information in totally unexpected ways.

Thread: Cap head screws
22/03/2019 18:30:16

Bulk fasteners are available in the USA.Tractor Supply, Rural King, Menards and Lowes all have Them. Plus many independent hardware stores.

Thread: Just Done Something Stupid!!
08/03/2019 20:15:44

You are very brave to post Your mistakes, sometimes it seems like if I posted all My mistakes I would need My own forum.

Thread: Ingenuity in Simplicity
05/03/2019 19:26:40

If He's got a shaper (and a telescope) He does not need much more fun.

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