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by Bradders Bluesinger
05 Jun 2012, 23:17
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
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Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

PS ....So I'm holding back on the next picture....
by Bradders Bluesinger
05 Jun 2012, 22:39
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Hey ,not being picky ........but it was ME (Bradders) what said "Flash Back arrester" (Bodger probably knew as well, though !)... I worked for Air Products Equipment Division in Bracknell between 1964 and '67....They were continuing to manufacture the old BGT** equipment at the time ...Mk III (?)Reg...
by Bradders Bluesinger
04 Jun 2012, 10:32
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

With you on that one Peter....I suspect welding/cutting is involved.
(Flash-back arrester ? )
by Bradders Bluesinger
01 Jun 2012, 10:10
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

At least two ! ....what's it for ?
by Bradders Bluesinger
29 May 2012, 23:17
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Hello Stanley...I got the impression from your photo that the taper had been machined after the flutes....Looks like the same pitch and depth from the "original " diameter of the part machined blank...Could it have been made in times of shortage ('39/'45) ,from existing stock , to fill an order perh...
by Bradders Bluesinger
28 May 2012, 22:56
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
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Views: 328803

Re: POLITICS CORNER

"Pasty" Tax U-turn could mean one of two things.... Either Cameron wants another peaceful holiday near Daymer Bay again this year...... ....or there's going to be something bad happening later today which needs A.D.V. (attention diversionary tactic ).... It could just be that the family he stays wit...
by Bradders Bluesinger
28 May 2012, 22:33
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Was it re-made from a longer (older) drill ...
...or just from a longer "blank" , perhaps ?
by Bradders Bluesinger
25 May 2012, 23:05
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: OBITUARIES
Replies: 1143
Views: 105019

Re: OBITUARIES

Bodger wrote:There were remotes earlier but were connected via a cable
Haha...no worries Bodge !
......and anyway , if they'd stayed attached by cable they would have been no fun at all....(much too easy to find ...eh !)
by Bradders Bluesinger
25 May 2012, 18:41
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: OBITUARIES
Replies: 1143
Views: 105019

Re: OBITUARIES

Eugene Polley, 1916 - 2012, who was he?, he was the guy who invented the first totally remote tv controller This is not strictly true .....It was invented several times , many years earlier .The problem was that it was always instantly lost down the back of some sofa or other ....... Polley just ma...
by Bradders Bluesinger
23 May 2012, 23:18
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

I have to admit to having looked this up , via Google ! Among other things ,it appears that Tallow (unsalted ) mixed with graphite is good for lubricating Fairground Organs (the wood and leather parts thereof) .! Elsewhere, it's use as a flux ,when soldering, is mentioned . ........ Inexplicably , t...
by Bradders Bluesinger
23 May 2012, 11:32
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings
Replies: 182
Views: 30714

Re: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings

..... going to write something here....
.....wasn't I ?
by Bradders Bluesinger
21 May 2012, 22:34
Forum: General Miscellaneous Chat & Gossip
Topic: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings
Replies: 182
Views: 30714

Re: Bluesinger's Musical Ramblings

There was a great documentory about Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers on Channel 4 recently...... 4 Hours long and including really good early footage , conversations with George Harrison and film of his associasion with Roy Orbison , Bob Dylan et al ...... Directed by Peter Bogdanovitch.....magic ! H...
by Bradders Bluesinger
15 May 2012, 10:20
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Track-rod end puller (pusher really).....also very handy. (belting them with a hammer is to be discouraged ) PS Lost compression on a Rover V8 once, and correctly suspected a burnt valve..... (early days of un-leaded petrol , and was just seeing how long the old engine would cope) The next Saturday ...
by Bradders Bluesinger
12 May 2012, 22:43
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

.....possibly any or all of the above.
....but it's definitely a proper sort of "push-me ,pull-yer"...eh !


PS Still looks like a pipe fitters tool set to me , though.
( Ermeto ?)
by Bradders Bluesinger
12 May 2012, 08:41
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

....for shaping the ends on pipe joints ?
by Bradders Bluesinger
12 May 2012, 08:39
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: Today I shall be Mainly...
Replies: 10017
Views: 422333

Re: Today I shall be Mainly...

Stanley wrote:..... a good snooker player.
Image
....."and for those watching in Black and White.....the pink is behind the yellow...."
or Summat like that ,eh !
by Bradders Bluesinger
07 May 2012, 09:49
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

......rice packet label , then !
by Bradders Bluesinger
05 May 2012, 22:45
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

Very close Bradders but work a bit harder at it and remember my interests... all the clues are there. .......I started a mental list of interests.... "Jack , Falcon pipe ,Single malt ,History , Politics ,Mutton......etc, etc..." It wasn't until I got to "Women" , that I realised that I'd cracked it...
by Bradders Bluesinger
04 May 2012, 09:20
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

I'm guessing that they are cards for a Barograph.......
by Bradders Bluesinger
03 May 2012, 22:08
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

A block of paper.......Cards maybe ....?
Aaaah..."Compliments" slips......
by Bradders Bluesinger
30 Apr 2012, 23:25
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 7530
Views: 328803

Re: POLITICS CORNER

Tripps wrote: Oh, and another gratuitous insult to poor old Dennis Skinner - I wonder he still asks questions.
Hey , don't be too worried about "poor old Dennis"...he can take it .
With him it's the Question that's important....... not necessarily the answer.....He has a fine record in this (dis)respect !
by Bradders Bluesinger
21 Apr 2012, 23:06
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: POLITICS CORNER
Replies: 7530
Views: 328803

Re: POLITICS CORNER

Murdoch Snr. is due before Leveson on Wed.
......wonder if he will mention Coulson , in passing ?
by Bradders Bluesinger
21 Apr 2012, 09:59
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

I remember that Invoices were duplicated in a press using Tissue paper , in the office at Hendon Mills . It was a "wet" process and would not have been used anywhere near a fine book of this sort...... I also have a "recipe" ledger from the mill , with every entry detailing the weaving of specific t...
by Bradders Bluesinger
15 Apr 2012, 09:02
Forum: Current Affairs & Comment
Topic: OBITUARIES
Replies: 1143
Views: 105019

Re: OBITUARIES

A very old friend of mine died on April Fool's Day....I went to his funeral last Friday (The 13th!)... Always had a good sense of Occasion and Humour... We left the Crem in Bath to Gracie Fields singing "Wish me Luck as You Wave Me Goodbye"...and lots of folk sang. He stopped short of having "Come o...
by Bradders Bluesinger
15 Apr 2012, 08:53
Forum: Puzzles & Quizzes
Topic: MYSTERY OBJECTS
Replies: 10877
Views: 455014

Re: MYSTERY OBJECTS

For the grooves in a pulley ?

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