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    Galvanic series, zinc is above aluminium; so the...

    Galvanic series, zinc is above aluminium; so the bolt would corrode first.
    I don`t have the potential list to hand, but the materials are close together, so there would be less driving voltage....
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    Aluminium in steel, not exactly a clever idea....

    Aluminium in steel, not exactly a clever idea.
    Run the pole in plastic bushes (engineering plastics, not milk bottles, though those would be better than steel v aluminium).

    As you have...
  3. Mr HSM will be along shortly with the mil specs...

    Mr HSM will be along shortly with the mil specs they were gifted to make such garments, (unless Mal had the ban stick out overnight).
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    Sorry.

    Sorry.
  5. W. T. F. ! If you have a boat name, google...

    W. T. F. !

    If you have a boat name, google search local rags; might of made the news, that should get you ~20 years worth of records quite readily.
  6. http://www.lpdlabservices.co.uk/about_us/rapra.php...

    http://www.lpdlabservices.co.uk/about_us/rapra.php

    Knock yourself out (please).

    https://www.clwydcompounders.com/

    You could try these guys as well, I can give you Dr Heywoods direct line if...
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    At the risk of being burnt at the stake..... ...

    At the risk of being burnt at the stake.....

    Mat of scrap car tyres on the mooring?
  8. Thread: 50mm drill bit

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    Mark, you`ve been out of the game too long; do...

    Mark, you`ve been out of the game too long; do you have any idea how much a 50mm reamer is?
    My dad started our place with a Bridgeport in the garage, sort of.
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    Horizontal borer is something I would like if I...

    Horizontal borer is something I would like if I had the floor space, probably stand idle for stupid amounts of time, then dig you out of the smelly stuff big time the rest.
    Bit old school for the...
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    Woz offered to make some knob jokes. Woz deals...

    Woz offered to make some knob jokes.

    Woz deals in proper big kit, 2" is fairly ordinary for both of us though.
  11. If its what I presume is being referenced to,...

    If its what I presume is being referenced to, they became an ex-cave diver while in South Africa.
  12. Thread: 50mm drill bit

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    Biggest I have here is 69mm on a MT5, that fits...

    Biggest I have here is 69mm on a MT5, that fits in the radial arm quite easily as well.

    45mm U-drill and highfeed interpolation is a bit quicker for bigger.
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    Our local platers closed years ago, the council...

    Our local platers closed years ago, the council had been trying to shut him down for years; lets just say they had the cleanest drains in the district ;-)

    The building was an old foundry, so had...
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    Which galvanisers? Heard the boss of one of the...

    Which galvanisers?
    Heard the boss of one of the local fab shops having a tourettes moment about a local galvanisers quite recently.

    They are probably on a par with my view of platers/anodisers....
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    South of Snowdon? Opposite side of Ogwen valley...

    South of Snowdon?
    Opposite side of Ogwen valley to Tryfan?
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    What NH said, 40mm abrasive flapper wheel in a...

    What NH said, 40mm abrasive flapper wheel in a drill/die grinder if its thinish, rotabroach (annular cutter) if its thick.

    Rota broach is about 80~90 for a cutter though, plus drill hire.

    If...
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    I would settle for someone tying the chainsaw to...

    I would settle for someone tying the chainsaw to them, and dropping them headfirst in the lake.
    I was told a story a while back after the Badger killing ban, of a farmer who "accidently" spilt a...
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    Does that not negate the need for a detector?

    Does that not negate the need for a detector?
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    How the heck did i miss that bit? trying to do...

    How the heck did i miss that bit?

    trying to do too many things with tdf on the bottom of the second screen.
    Rhubarb being acquired.
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    Kookaburras are just pure attitude, fascinating...

    Kookaburras are just pure attitude, fascinating birds to watch; Galahs (sic) (the pink chested things) are just noisy and thick as can be.
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    Female Sparrowhawk is larger than the male, they...

    Female Sparrowhawk is larger than the male, they still take out pigeons that are bigger than them though.
    I`ve seen the pluck and digest at least twice here; The size of the local pigeons though,...
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    Plodia goggeledd are investigating, so don`t hold...

    Plodia goggeledd are investigating, so don`t hold your breath.

    It will either be a farmer, fisherman, or some welsh independence/we hate tourists/keep the english out jibber jabbering fuck wit.
    I...
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    Red shift, used in astronomical observations to...

    Red shift, used in astronomical observations to gauge distance.
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    Some twat took a chainsaw to the Osprey nest at...

    Some twat took a chainsaw to the Osprey nest at Llyn Brenig, egg had just been laid day previously.
    Words fail.
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    Floating plant, been done before. Like all the...

    Floating plant, been done before.
    Like all the docked submarines that had their generators running full chat, plugged into the national grid in 1946?

    Having worked on "cooling parts" for a Derby...
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