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    New to welding, Advice please!

    Hi it is a very old sip topweld 140 must be 30 plus years old fan is bolted to the back vemt pulling air through the sides
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    New to welding, Advice please!

    If you're having problems with the welder cutting out and are confident at doing it, fit a 4" pancake type fan to draw air through it, made the world of difference to my sip welder
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    Confused . Com Today

    Maybe they were "filming" in the barn
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    Air compressor tripping breaker

    Most likely the windings are shorted if it's blowing a 30a trip, if it's the rcd tripping it could be the capacitor
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    Walnut Board for Stocks

    Have a word with team tractor on here, for a few quid he should be able to help
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    Tour de France 2018

    Spot on I think Richie port might agree with you
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    Navy Diver

    Read Martin farr's "dead man's handshake" if that doesn't put you off cave diving nothing will
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    Wide fitting walking boots

    Try altbergs they do wide fittings
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    Mini windfall...

    Beers on you this month then ?
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    A bit of market research

    Ever thought about refilling air bottles, h&s might be a problem but it would bring in airgun trade if you could do it cheep enough
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    Ring main spur type query

    Nothing wrong in principle, just a little bit amateurish to be honest, ideally you would want to run the armored from the consumer board
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    Tour de Yorkshire

    Are you going to agree with the anti-gun brigade when they get going then ?
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    1.4 vw polo

    1.4 polo 4 door in blue 43,300 miles service history has had a new clutch owned by a little old lady ( get away driver for the mob ) mot Jan 2019 has a lot of scrapes on corners and mirrors but no dents pm me for pics if interested good reliable car for youngster about £450
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    1.4 vw polo

    Sorry forgot that 2001 51 plate
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    Motorcyles and Shotguns

    I used to put mine in it's hard case to give more protection and strap it across the rack, strapped a holdall on top with the rest of my gear
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    Charger leads, plugs and thieving magpies

    Wait till they are out then raid their rooms and deny all knowledge of the leads
  17. Trump to meet kim, n Korea being nice at the winter Olympics, looks like the Chinese have been bending Kim's ear
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    Shoe bullying

    Hands up those who haven't got a mancave full of tools ?
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    Help!!! Cabinet keys

    Try the back of the sofa ?
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    Last day today

    Last day today I'm now retired, taken early retirement at 60 technically I'm on 14 days leave. I've been working for the n h s for 21 years in maintenance, didn't even get a goodbye from the boss or anybody else only a goodbye from my workmate who had today off, nhs cuts I suppose
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    Last day today

    Thanks for the good wishes, I was more bemused than annoyed still as John innman said " I'm free "
  22. I will be taking early retirement on decimal day in February, I have 44 years paid up in national insurance and will take my state pension in 6 years time, the question I'm asking is do I have to pay in / sign-up for n i for the next 6 years?. I have looked on .gov but can't find the answer I hope someone on here can or had experience of it answer me Phil
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    My first beaters day

    Invite him to lunch and show him what real food tastes like
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    National insurance after early retirement

    I'll be 60 in February 66 is my state pension age thanks for the info
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    National insurance after early retirement

    Thanks lads mostly as I thought, I'll just have to wind down now that's if I actually wound up in the first place