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Discussion in 'General Chat' started by Ads, Jul 30, 2010.

  1. Les 51
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    Les 51 A pint of Diesel please!

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    Precision Engineering, means I have a factory full of big toys to make things with ;)
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  2. S3 Paul
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    S3 Paul Well-Known Member Regional Rep

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    Im a tool maker ,
    The company i work at make all the rail work/ repair tools and alot of tunneling tooling.
    boring realy ;)

    Alot of my work is CNC programing and setting.
    I want to get into CAD and Sigma nesting but... we are busy so all hands to the pumps
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    scottie123 (●̮̮̃•̃) (●&# VCDS Map User

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    I use 243 everyday, feck me I see the shi7 in my sleep. Also use a few other sorts, such as 222,290,270,641.

    It's great aint it, Have a few where I work also. couple of manual xyz's. Used to be running a lot of kit a while back, such as hass 4 axis etc etc, but have scaled back a lot, and now we farm most of the machined parts to other places.
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    Jason I thought you worked at landrover. My cousin sees you all the time. Hrs the one that drives like amaniac in the 1.8tqs a4 in the mornings when you drive to work.
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    unkle Beer God

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    Just started a job with Caterpillar after dossing about for 18 months, easiest and best paid (by my standards) job Ive ever done, if Im not careful I'll be there forever...

    My dream job though is this, I invested heavily in some shares when the market went tits up, Im hoping that within 4/5 years I'll have enough money to perhaps buy a disused warehouse over in Brum or maybe even Leicester and renovate it into some sort of music venue and run and manage that, that sounds a bit mental to most people but I cant ever see myself going down the marriage and 2.4 children route f*** that s***.... :)
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    Im a Ships Engineer currently sailing as a 2nd Engineer on a Siesmic Survey vessel (looking for oil) up in the artic circle 2 more weeks till get off by helecopter, 5 weeks off then next job for ship will be in Mozambique. most of my time spent on oil industry vessels. good time off and good pay but **** being away for so long!
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    A3Tom Smell my finger.

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    Ahhh, and local to me I see. are you a self harmer? (SH lpu)

    T
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  8. crazy88
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    crazy88 Loving the anonymity

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    Come round to mine and sort my neighbours out then! We just moved here and have been welcomed with a party from 3am to almost 8am (and still going) boo hiss. They woke my daughter 4 times though the night, not happy!!!
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  9. Les 51
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    Les 51 A pint of Diesel please!

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    Well farm them out to me ;)
    We have all bridgeports and colchesters at our place. We do 4 axis as well looking at 5 axia atm on a mori seiki
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    [Jul 31, 2010]
    When I'm not playing cricket or golf, I have been the Network Installations Manager at the University of Oxford for the last 7 years. Responsible for the private fibre optic network linking over 250 university and college buildings throughout the city, and currently planning the migration of ~25,000 analogue phone lines to VOIP during the next 7 years.

    Cheers,
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    i work for the family business which is bradley auto services, we fit, towbars, dual controls, parking sensors and we do mobility adaptions to cars/vans
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    I'm a branch manager for a motor factors here in Cambridge. I've worked in the parts trade since I left school. I really enjoy it.
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    A3Tom Smell my finger.

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    Dont fancy the 3 hour drive, sorry!.
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    crazy88 Loving the anonymity

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    No commitment.
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    Ads License to drive

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    I feel for you crazy, my noisy neighbours earned me a police caution by leaving me no option other than smacking him in the mouth!
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    used to be a woody for the first 5, last 23 a cack
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  17. Les 51
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    Les 51 A pint of Diesel please!

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    Which one? I was in two of them today picking up parts for the Audi, and trying to find parts for the Lancia.
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    PH1L Gievf Buckets VCDS Map User

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    i work as an apprentice engineer (used to be a welder) in my final year only about a month or two left for Vetco Gray, i also do a little work on the side for my old man in the family buisness repairing cars detailing servicing and sales
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    A3Tom Smell my finger.

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    Noted :thumbsup:
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    Motor Parts Direct, Coldhams Road.
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  21. Les 51
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    Les 51 A pint of Diesel please!

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    Oops sorry I was on the other side of Cambridge, do you do parts for Lancias though?? :)
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    Yes we do Lancia parts. If you want prices etc, PM me your reg. no and details of what you are after and I'll let you know when I'm back at work tomorrow.
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    Building Surveyor - Education Sector
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    I currently work for Santander, looking after new bank accounts, loans, credit cards & also investments & savings. I'm branch based, so see customers on appointments only.

    ****.

    jason
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  25. Foxmeister
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    Foxmeister Fired Up!

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    Im an Industrial Electrical Installation Engineer, since i was 18(10 yrs) but am currently working for Aggreko building diesel and gas powered generators due to the lull in my trade over the past few years.
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  26. MikeSel^
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    MikeSel^ Systems Support Specialist

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    Another IT bod here..

    Primarily 2nd line support\service desk for the UK's leaders in Safety clothing, workwear, safety boots and safety equipment. However I am slowly migrating over to PHP development. Developing the in house service desk\ticket logging system (Hornbill SupportWorks) to the business requirements.

    Keeps me busy\quiet\out of trouble.
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    That in Montrose then?

    I'm a field engineer for an oil tools company. Basically travel the world trying to do as little as possible.
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  28. consilio
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    consilio Up the owls!

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    I run my own IT support company with 3 good friends / business partners. We install / upgrade / maintain IT systems for other small businesses.
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    crazy88 Loving the anonymity

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    Only just read this reply...amazing! Hopefully they're going to get evicted as we found out this weekend that the landlord wants rid of them, and they're not paying rent so they have good reasons to get rid now. Fingers crossed it doesn't come down to violence...as i'm actually a pussy haha
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  30. NHN
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    NHN Retrofitter - Audi - VW - Skoda - Seat Site Sponsor VCDS Map User

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    Not with half of ASN standing with yer mate :)
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  31. wibble111
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    wibble111 needs to scratch the itch

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    Structural/architectural & secondary steelwork CAD draughtsman here working for a local engineering firm. If any of you have ever been in a republic store then you have probably used a staircase I have drawn.

    Looking to go self employed ASAP, time to line my pockets instead of someone elses.
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  32. Ads
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    Ads License to drive

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    lol!
    I'm no Iron Mike Tyson but after months of a neighbour making noise with his mates throughout the night and numerous polite visits to their house asking if they can keep it down a bit, and then they choose to tell you to F**K OFF and slam the front door closed with you still between the door and the frame..... A knuckle sandwich was the only thing left to offer.

    Yep! I'll hurl my armrest through his window..... as long as someone goes and gets it back for me as it took ages to find one on ebay.
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    crazy88 Loving the anonymity

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    Well, hopefully it doesn't go down that route for us. It's a bit gutting as we've just moved to the new house, and suddenly they have a house party. The neighbours said it isn't too often to be fair, but they're proper chavvy, so can't wait to get rid of them.

    Oh, and that armrest line cracked me up.

    And Nige...I'm a brave man when stood behind 200 others :) Forum meet at my house? lol
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  34. Welly
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    Welly VX220 SC Driver :)

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    I'm there :eyebrows:
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    Woah woah woah...that wasn't the official invite to the ASN great wife-swap event. (Although perhaps it should be!!!) Although all that will happen is 200 men turn up without women and all expect a turn on my wife, haha! Houston 500 anyone? Anyone?

    :rock:
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    I thought you were a muscle man type, ok sorry there's me stereotyping gays again, lmfao, sorry couldnt help myself, hey cant fault me as gotta get my words in now before I get pushed about by a newborn.

    Too right, smack the fcuker, cant stand w4nkers like that, I'm close to hitting someone atm which is not a good thing, getting wound up by few people who need to learn respect & manners.

    I'm there if you can delay it until she's born. :)

    Ditto
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    Whe's the baby due then dude? My little girl is 2 in October, she's ace. Hopefully having no.2 soon, but we'll have to see. Just enjoying life at the moment and trying to redecorate a whole house. :)
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  38. NHN
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    Any day now tbh, whilst I'm sitting on the bog typing this reply lmfao, gotta get my arse in gear to fill car up & drive to italy in day or 2.
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  39. crazy88
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    eh, your lady friend in Italy then? Or you hoping to go to Italy before it pops out? i'm confused! lol
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    .com lmfao
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