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    Somewhat late to the party but I forsee a problem...

    Somewhat late to the party but I forsee a problem with your cunning plan - fenders work by being compressed, water is incompressible so you will end up with flexible cylinders that will probably...
  2. Thread: Jabbed?

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    Never even thought about asking them to update my...

    Never even thought about asking them to update my yellow book! Although I have a deeply unimpressive official certificate so presumably it will be possible in future to add it retrospectively.

    I...
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    Me too - one person in front of me when I...

    Me too - one person in front of me when I arrived, out in 20 minutes - including the compulsory "sit in a chair for 15 minutes" that you get with the Biontech/Pfiser jab. The doc said he expected...
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    It is now May - it has to be something off the...

    It is now May - it has to be something off the peg regardless of price. Most dry suit manufacturers are currently on months of back orders - I am waiting for mine! +1 for socks and a second hand dry...
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    Check out LOMO in Glasgow - they generally have...

    Check out LOMO in Glasgow - they generally have some pretty cheap offers on smaller sizes
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    The fish that go through the fish return system...

    The fish that go through the fish return system are mostly dead or injured - they have been down about 20 m really quick and then up again which does them no good at all - the argument is more about...
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    The seal was at Wylfa

    The seal was at Wylfa
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    There are non-setting gasket compounds (eg...

    There are non-setting gasket compounds (eg Permatex)...
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    Why? Is it yet another "computer says no"?

    Why? Is it yet another "computer says no"?
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    FFS how many tests are being done by IDEST on...

    FFS how many tests are being done by IDEST on really small cylinders? Even something as small as a crack bottle has plenty of room for 20 or 30 stamps on it.
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    How to identify Si Tech glove system?

    I need some spares but looking at the website I have absolutely no idea which system I have! Any bit of paper that might have the info on is long gone.

    Anyone got any suggestions - it might be...
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    Big FWD are very expensive to insure and tax here...

    Big FWD are very expensive to insure and tax here - I just paid £285 to tax mine and I paid over £2k to insure it at Christmas and really struggled to find a policy (though in the country it would be...
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    Thats put paid to my 5 a day plan then!

    Thats put paid to my 5 a day plan then!
  14. About an inch or so long - they look a bit like...

    About an inch or so long - they look a bit like nudibranchs with a sort of sectional "shell" and are about the same sort of size. They are rather common in and around rockpools once you get your eye...
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    I saw a seal at Babbacombe this summer - after...

    I saw a seal at Babbacombe this summer - after diving we had lunch at the hotel and it was mugging the fishermen on the breakwater below. It had several fishing lures caught on it but I couldn't get...
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    We had a seal that lived between Putney &...

    We had a seal that lived between Putney & Teddington swimming in the Thames outside our window a month or so ago but it was attacked by some idiots' labrador and had to be put down. They are...
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    There used to be some French ones (Moulinex?)...

    There used to be some French ones (Moulinex?) that consisted of a central element like an old-fashioned electric fire, but mounted vertically. Around this were 4 wire cages into which you inserted...
  18. From experience you can get water into the 1st...

    From experience you can get water into the 1st stage either through leaving the dust cap off in the rinse (doh!) or via the second stage - either through pressing the purge button by accident or...
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    Derp/durp means something or someone stupid if...

    Derp/durp means something or someone stupid if that helps... As in "my dog is a total derp".
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    And they will probably charge you £25 admin...

    And they will probably charge you £25 admin fees...
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    Seem to remember many years ago in a universe far...

    Seem to remember many years ago in a universe far away some VERY high pressure compressors (like 15,000 bar) with multiple stages on a single axis
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    To be fair its been known about since the 1850's...

    To be fair its been known about since the 1850's - John Tyndall an Irish physicist (the Tyndall Centre is named for him) is generally credited as having developed the basis of the theory but there...
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    My SIL was jabbing at a pop up clinic in her...

    My SIL was jabbing at a pop up clinic in her local village hall - she did over 80 people yesterday and the queue to get in went all the way round the rugby pitch! Not much vaccine hesitancy in...
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    This country has struggled with technical...

    This country has struggled with technical education for years - the death of the HND/HNC route into a lot of jobs really drove a nail into the coffin and also what happens to "late developers"?
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    Its the AZ jab - SWMBO got the it in Jan and was...

    Its the AZ jab - SWMBO got the it in Jan and was flu like in bed for 48 hours, Son (who apparently is classified as a front line carer - which was news to him!) got the AZ jab last month and was off...
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