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Member postings for mark costello 1

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Thread: Coffee in this instance ... [ hopefully not too off-topic ]
27/01/2020 17:30:08

Tim Hortons works for Me. Lipton also.wink 2

Thread: Back plunger indicators - does anyone use them?
21/01/2020 17:48:53

Works well for tramming in a vise also. use one all the time.

Thread: Australian Bush Fires
11/01/2020 19:14:50

If people get upset over a little fun then We better not delve into any really serious issues.The above humor was a little break from the bleakness of the day. This is a very well run forum, a bright spot to look forward to each day.

Thread: The cultural status of engineers in the UK
10/01/2020 18:19:11

Isn't it strange that in the first half of a show the bad guys never miss, and the good guys cannot hit anything. On the second half the bad guys cannot hit anything and the good guys can't miss.

Thread: New legislation that could affect us all.
09/01/2020 17:39:31

A coworker liked to go to the big sporting events in the big arenas where the wait was long due to just a couple of loos.When He got there They were heavily used and the prior user invariably left the seat up. His solution was to use the side of His shoe to put the seat down. Seems a better way. Told the wifey this and She about upchucked.

08/01/2020 17:29:59

From across the pond,over here if using the Johnny in a public store or such, Someone has decided to standardize the bottom of the paper holder around 18" from the floor, and right around 6" in front of the loo. It guarantees Your knee fouling it. Also puts the loo about 8" from the same wall.

Thread: Correct use of slitting saw for deep cut.
30/12/2019 15:54:04

I slot 3/8" (Imperial ) deep 303 stainless steel. I do it in 3 passes. Black cutting oil run through a drip oiler into a Noga Mister is the heavy dutiest setup I've found.

Thread: Reamer size questions
28/11/2019 14:43:08

Would Locktite work?

Thread: Mechanical Edge Finder, should it be lubricated?
15/11/2019 19:49:46

Years ago My edge finder got sticky. I called Starrett and asked what They used to lube Them with. They said STP. Don't know the British equivalent. Did not want to buy an entire can for just a couple of drops, so I started watching the skips around car auto parts shop and found a discarded can with an ounce or two in it. Still have it, still good after about 30 years.

Thread: Rod Stewart's Model Railway
14/11/2019 16:46:03

Seen "Maggie May" walking down the street,She seems "Forever young". She had a "Passion" for a "Young Turk."She was"Taking the" Down Town train" to the "All for One " store. "Do You think I'M sexy? "Tonight's the night." "Have I told You Lately", "Your in My heart?"

Thread: Loctite
13/11/2019 23:09:25

My eye Doctor uses clear nail polish with good results, and holds with less torque to disassemble. Could color coordinate if needed.

Thread: More questions on gauge blocks. This time a Pitter set
07/11/2019 18:48:28

It's nice to have something to settle the "argument." Other than the Wife. wink

07/11/2019 18:47:20

deleted slow computer.

Edited By mark costello 1 on 07/11/2019 18:49:09

Thread: What to do with a stationary engine
27/10/2019 20:07:21

If everything goes pear shape He might have the only ride this side of a horse.

Thread: Built-up edge
14/10/2019 20:25:16

Cutting a piece of steel will take it off also.

Thread: engine tightness
14/10/2019 20:20:10

Why does steam get less ring pressure?                Please delete.

Edited By mark costello 1 on 14/10/2019 20:20:57

14/10/2019 20:19:48

Why does steam get less ring pressure?

Thread: windoze 10
14/10/2019 20:13:53

Windows made My floppy drive unusable, driver is obsolete, no other available. Have ordered a newer floppy drive and NO I am not a Luddite.

Thread: Water in fuel
27/09/2019 22:14:10

I have personally seen a foreign cargo jet dumping fuel when close to landing. A descending cloud about 1/2 mile long over Someones farm is kind of hard to miss.

Thread: Iím done with big pharma‼️
27/09/2019 22:10:31

Don't know what's worse, having a log jam or hitting the wall in back of the loo. Swear it's almost going supersonic.

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