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Peter Cook 616/06/2021 12:50:50
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Just had delivery of a cheap HSS 1/4-20 UNC tap and die set (with a die holder) from Amazon.

Package was flagged as a Bladed item and the courier wanted age verification ID before handing it over.

It appears to be the only set on Amazon's site so flagged - guess someone ticked the wrong box. The courier found it strange - she said she delivers Chainsaws without needing verification!

larry phelan 116/06/2021 13:38:03
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One cannot be too careful these days!

I once cut my finger with a sheet of drawing paper, with an edge like a knife.

Maybe the cardboard box was the danger ?cheeky

not done it yet16/06/2021 13:40:42
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Maybe the supplier needs actual verification of delivery - as many couriers just dump things and leave - and this is the most water-tight means of achieving delivery in person? A good idea, but should not be necessary if courier drivers were made to operate correctly.

Tony Jeffree17/06/2021 12:06:46
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Posted by Peter Cook 6 on 16/06/2021 12:50:50:

Just had delivery of a cheap HSS 1/4-20 UNC tap and die set (with a die holder) from Amazon.

Package was flagged as a Bladed item and the courier wanted age verification ID before handing it over.

It appears to be the only set on Amazon's site so flagged - guess someone ticked the wrong box. The courier found it strange - she said she delivers Chainsaws without needing verification!

I bought a cheap set of metric taps & dies once that was so safe there was absolutely no danger whatever of cutting a thread with them...disgust

J Hancock17/06/2021 14:13:31
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Must be the day for it.

I have just been delivered a pair of size 5 BEYOU black plimsol/slippers by Hermes.

Not mine.

No supplier note inside, just a long 'ebay' number and my address !

not done it yet17/06/2021 14:16:25
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Posted by J Hancock on 17/06/2021 14:13:31:

Must be the day for it.

I have just been delivered a pair of size 5 BEYOU black plimsol/slippers by Hermes.

Not mine.

No supplier note inside, just a long 'ebay' number and my address !

Check your ebay account has not been ‘borrowed’

Howard Lewis17/06/2021 15:43:04
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Taps and Dies are cutting tools,so they MUST be dangerous!

In someone's mind!

Howard.

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