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    Re: Census 2021 And the implications...

    Let Argentina have them. After all....
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    Re: Americans in Europe- strange people!

    In Namibia every single new person you meet is greeted with 'Hellohowareyou? Like, one word.

    eg. 'Hellohowareyou do you sell sim cards / Hellohowareyou I got my 1.2 Polo stuck in a riverbed /...
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    Re: holy ****ing **** ted hoppe!!!

    Eating healthily creates a better stronger immune system. Who knew?
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    Re: Americans in Europe- strange people!

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sEEx3oUuiII&t=56s
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    Re: fishermen at low tide

    A master of suggestion.

    Thanks, wonderful painting.
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    Re: quirky boats we like or love

    I know right?

    I like his comments on single handing. He was the uncle of a freind of mine from Dorset. Religious but insightful.
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    Re: its not about the camera

    Shucks I didn't take my Nokia 5210.
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    Re: its not about the camera

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    Re: some motorbikes. . .

    Great post, thanks PISN. Weaving has saved my bacon several times, it's not just for AI nav cars. The meat-nav variety is pretty scary too.
  10. Thread: Ukraine

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    Re: Ukraine

    Uh, Putins first incursion was an attempt to take Kiev.
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    Re: Islam's George Floyd?

    No interview, just a bit of history on Irans hijab policy.
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    Re: some motorbikes. . .

    How many drill bits did that cost?
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    Re: Ooooo Wheee Look where I am

    Do you eat the herring?
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    Re: Groom Service the series.

    Change the record you conceited thug.
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    Re: Groom Service the series.

    Vadim, I really wish you would share your experience in Ukraine. It would back up your persona, people would take you more seriously and it respect you more. I would understand if you do not care to...
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    Re: Amazing bass player

    Wow. First time I've ever seen 4 sets of 3. Is that a thing?
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    Re: quirky boats we like or love

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    Galway Blazer, Commander Bill Kings boat. Dsmasted in the '68 VG race.

    This video is a hoot as well as being insightful.

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    Re: My circle on a map motorcycle adventure

    How do you drink from your camelback with a full face helmet when riding? It has always been awkward for me.. never really sussed it, and have to stop.
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    Re: My circle on a map motorcycle adventure

    I am reading and loving this Ted, even if I don't comment. It's a window into you, your ride and the country I live in with hidden histories. Please keep it coming.

    View hits and thread traffic...
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    Re: Norweigen Wood

    The steep short seas on the N sea.
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    Re: Photo a Day 365 X 12/2022.

    Loving your photos Yeadon.
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    Re: Nitromors alternative?

    Also the best wood preservative ever. Oxygen is carcinogenic.

    I lived in a shed for many summers that was treated religiously every year with it. Love that smell.
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    Re: Nitromors alternative?

    Can we bring back real creosote while we're at it please?
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    Tough when you never know what will come through the door but it speaks to your versatility, and if you are the last resort then that speaks volumes. Respect.

    I seem to remember some wood stoves...
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    Re: some motorbikes. . .

    Thank you so much for that generous run down of your R9T Ted. It sure sounds and looks sweet.
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    What do you do in your metal shop Andrew?
  27. Thread: The Line.

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    Re: The Line.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=41sgRP0G6y4
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    Re: some motorbikes. . .

    Tell us more about it Ted..? I think it is too small for me but I have always admired it from afar.
  29. Thread: The Line.

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    The Line.

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fYqNOdMe8M8
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    Internal pipe clamp, commonly known as a 'Sputnik'. It travels inside the pipe, operated remotely until it comes to rest under the ends of two pipes that will be joined together. It has a dual ring...
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    I can't talk about this project, but typically when a project starts the repair rate might be as high as 20%. That is the % of welds that have a repair needed, not the % of weld run that needs...
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    The new LNG terminal under construction at Hooksiel. It was blowing ten bells out there today.

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    We scanned a tie-in at 0700, the other end of a drilling weld. Incredibly there...
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    Side boomed tractors. When you have a long string it is as if a ballet...

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    Re: the most famous sailing photograph

    Fireball?
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    Let's race. You have about 3 months to beat me, so the odds are in your favour Rob.

    Lets bet an inflatable donkey?

    Shake now..
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    My helper and I got a huge laugh out of that! Thanks Rob..
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    Not exactly sure. Ever cut tubes at angles to fit each other? horrible. There's a huge bend coming up tomorrow, I'll ask and get some snaps. Honestly its a question of surveying and engineering...
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    Today also featured...

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    A rare Unimog tanker.
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    This one's for you Rob. Weep my trenching brother, weep. :d

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    Made with this. Although this is a brand new one.

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    Re: some motorbikes. . .

    The pistons are a transverse V however.
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    TOFD is awesome. TOFD rocks my world.

    Time of Flight Diffraction, as it's name suggests uses diffraction signals to size defects.

    Imagine you are standing on a cliff looking over the sea,...
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    Giuseppe di Bari, lovely guy. He makka da 'ot pass welding.

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    Coffee with the Macaronis.

    Ignacio Del Castillo o Camacho. What a name.. a wonderful Spanish gentleman who has worked all...
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    Good morning Germany.

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    Re: German politics ? Help!

    Thank you for the explanation Gunter.

    Finanzampt Deutsch is still beyond me, alas.
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    Re: the most famous sailing photograph

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    German politics ? Help!

    Germany and most of Europe is in the middle of an energy crisis. Times are hard, and the new government in Germany is making many new rules on how to pay for the transition away from Russian gas...
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    I sincerely he hope he recovers soon. Hospitals are not pleasant places to spend time in. All the best Jaimie!
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    Welcome to the forum and thank you!

    Martin.
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    I'll get some shots of the horizontal drilling equipment used to push the pipe, but it is basically and huge frame placed in the hole with big hydraulic rams.

    I am no expert on directional...
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    Re: Back on the chain gang...

    No, it will be buried and the ground reinstated 100%. Europe and particularly Germany has very robust environmental laws regarding such issues. I do not know how many thousands of tonnes of sand,...
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