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Forum: Jet Blast
5th Dec 2019, 15:33
Replies: 29
Views: 2,527
Posted By DType

Reminds me; Lucas used to reckon that any...

Reminds me; Lucas used to reckon that any component that lasted beyond the 12 month warranty was AOK - and look what happened to Joe L!
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Dec 2019, 12:40
Replies: 7,901
Views: 3,108,582
Posted By DType

I learn more from this forum than I do from the...

I learn more from this forum than I do from the motoring magazines.
Thank y'all!
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Nov 2019, 16:12
Replies: 43
Views: 3,914
Posted By DType

If you quote the right price and delivery, you...

If you quote the right price and delivery, you don't get the order.
But once the firm that undercut has got part way through the job, they are in a good bargaining position for extensions of time...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Nov 2019, 14:26
Replies: 49
Views: 9,981
Posted By DType

When my wife, a supply teacher paid by the hour,...

When my wife, a supply teacher paid by the hour, got her gall bladder operation appointment, she wrote to the surgeon and asked couldn't he move the date from term time to holiday. This must have...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Oct 2019, 23:55
Replies: 172
Views: 19,628
Posted By DType

Strange that the majority of the first world...

Strange that the majority of the first world working population spend their work hours indoors in artificial light, and are allowed out once the daylight is mostly (summer) or even totally gone....
Forum: Jet Blast
26th Oct 2019, 17:15
Replies: 217
Views: 41,330
Posted By DType

I was wondering if the calls were actually...

I was wondering if the calls were actually transmitted from inside the Faraday Cage, or if saved but untransmitted messages have been obtained?
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2019, 20:59
Replies: 56
Views: 5,744
Posted By DType

Was sticking strictly in the wheel tracks in deep...

Was sticking strictly in the wheel tracks in deep slush when the 4x4 behind decided to overtake. He swamped my windscreen with slush, but I maintained steering and throttle whilst I hit the wiper...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2019, 00:15
Replies: 56
Views: 5,744
Posted By DType

VP Self driving cars on rural roads? I...

VP
Self driving cars on rural roads?
I thought to myself, "I'd like to see one of them handle a single track road with ill defined passing places and long tortuous reverses."
Then I thought, "Hey,...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Oct 2019, 17:34
Replies: 56
Views: 5,744
Posted By DType

It will all be solved when self-driving cars take...

It will all be solved when self-driving cars take over - unless HAL hands back control to the driver when the grip vanishes (cf AF447)
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Oct 2019, 16:09
Replies: 56
Views: 5,744
Posted By DType

Good point, BP. Those trucks squeeze the tarmac...

Good point, BP.
Those trucks squeeze the tarmac until there are two surprisingly deep, water filled, grooves in the tarmac. So if traffic is light enough to be in the "slow" lane at speed in the...
22nd Oct 2019, 23:04
Replies: 76
Views: 59,481
Posted By DType

Used to have the toilets in the plane of the...

Used to have the toilets in the plane of the props.
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Oct 2019, 11:00
Replies: 7,901
Views: 3,108,582
Posted By DType

I was put off reverse grids after that USA...

I was put off reverse grids after that USA accident that took out a good driver who was carving through the field from the back (and I am ashamed to admit I cannot remember who it was).
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Oct 2019, 12:31
Replies: 7,901
Views: 3,108,582
Posted By DType

Early Chequer:- Displaying the leader's current...

Early Chequer:-
Displaying the leader's current lap number, rather than number of completed laps, can be confusing

Leclerc/Verstappen
Lack of comment here suggests you all expected V to think it...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Oct 2019, 23:46
Replies: 6
Views: 1,339
Posted By DType

So the reflective tape reflected the visible...

So the reflective tape reflected the visible light, but not the UV and/or IR???
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Oct 2019, 08:46
Replies: 66
Views: 7,114
Posted By DType

After the 39/45 war, the then socialist...

After the 39/45 war, the then socialist government kept rationing going long after shortages had gone,as a means of levelling society.
However, this proved unworkable, as black markets flourished....
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Sep 2019, 12:30
Replies: 7,901
Views: 3,108,582
Posted By DType

I did wonder why Vettel did that strange jump out...

I did wonder why Vettel did that strange jump out of the failed car; it now seems there was an electrical/insulation/safety problem. An interesting problem for the trackside recovery team!
14th Sep 2019, 09:22
Replies: 169
Views: 189,922
Posted By DType

MANY years ago, when I was designing inspection...

MANY years ago, when I was designing inspection measurement equipment, a customer approached us to help him interpret an Airbus drawing. He dared not ask Airbus for clarification, because as a sub...
6th Sep 2019, 16:06
Replies: 4,547
Views: 4,005,601
Posted By DType

SoS The date of the communication may be...

SoS
The date of the communication may be meaningful?
4th Sep 2019, 11:31
Replies: 4,547
Views: 4,005,601
Posted By DType

Yes, I was pressurised many times by managers to...

Yes, I was pressurised many times by managers to sign off faulty equipment, so I always said that if I was really creating a fuss about nothing then they were welcome to overrule me and sign it off...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Sep 2019, 11:51
Replies: 68
Views: 8,532
Posted By DType

In 1956, having qualified for University...

In 1956, having qualified for University entrance, and having been accepted by RR for a sandwich apprenticeship. I HAD to go to my home town labour exchange before I could take up the apprenticeship....
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Aug 2019, 08:35
Replies: 40
Views: 3,864
Posted By DType

One of the explanatory articles referenced (since...

One of the explanatory articles referenced (since deleted!) said that the slow and unpredictable changes in declination, etc., were due to continental drift. Since it has changed by 16 degrees here...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Aug 2019, 18:16
Replies: 68
Views: 8,532
Posted By DType

Some of the reasons given were quite bizarre (I...

Some of the reasons given were quite bizarre (I would have to get up earlier/I decided not to have a job/a job would interfere with my playing in the band/etc).
However, you may be pleased to hear...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Aug 2019, 15:02
Replies: 68
Views: 8,532
Posted By DType

I did get quite upset by the several people I...

I did get quite upset by the several people I interviewed, who were capable, but who advised me they would not accept (very fair) offers of employment.
But, as has been pointed out, a...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Aug 2019, 16:14
Replies: 47
Views: 4,705
Posted By DType

New safety widget fitted badly = fire risk!!!

New safety widget fitted badly = fire risk!!!
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Aug 2019, 18:54
Replies: 47
Views: 4,705
Posted By DType

Granddaughter has a black box in their family...

Granddaughter has a black box in their family car. It complains if she drives along certain streets in her home town because these streets have a bad accident record. And it complains when she holds...
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