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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49975 on: February 17, 2020, 09:23:48 am »
So....... keeping it On topic as Papa Smurf has 'tried to do' for now at least  :-DD

Watched an item a few days ago :palm:. Downloaded manual and spec sheets for careful review  :-+. Looked at physical size and weight of the ships Anchor 35kg :o Looked at the location and length of journey to go pick up the Anchor 800km round trip (better take a packed lunch and dinner)  :-- Consider the proper Coffee Shops along the way to help fuel the trip without murdering the tastebuds. Nervously drink Several Coffees ready to do a manual snipe bid lest Gixen fail (has done before on me) …. Max Bid & punch Enter at T-3S Sorry Wallet but I did it anyway  >:D Now to arrange pickup of the new Baby and wonder if it actually works ………. If it does I reckon it is a steal eBay auction: #114102617109

Fluke 5101B with extended Frequency and a few communication options.


Jammy Git... What he had 2 of them, these are like rocking horse shit or bleeding hens teeth, and he had 2!!!!! Can't wait to see if it works, but then it's a Fluke so of course it will work. :-+

No.

Always a pleasure to read:
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49976 on: February 17, 2020, 09:29:12 am »
No.

Always a pleasure to read:
http://www.bymm.de/documents/08/Reparaturbericht_Fluke5101b_V2_22.pdf
(unfortunately German..)

Thanks for the link I can look at the UGLY and the beautiful pictures and translate as needed  :-+ EDIT even with my terrible reading of German awesome document!

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49977 on: February 17, 2020, 09:52:01 am »
Yes, they would just about fit in with a bit of fettling between the vertical pair as you will see from attached drawing. Where did you find these ones?

These have been sitting in my junk box for I think 40 years now :) You can have them if you PM me your address but I will only be able to sent them next week.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49978 on: February 17, 2020, 09:58:56 am »
Yes, they would just about fit in with a bit of fettling between the vertical pair as you will see from attached drawing. Where did you find these ones?

These have been sitting in my junk box for I think 40 years now :) You can have them if you PM me your address but I will only be able to sent them next week.
Many thanks for your very kind offer, PM has been sent, thanks  :-+
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49979 on: February 17, 2020, 10:43:27 am »
“Chaos is found in greatest abundance wherever order is being sought. It always defeats order, because it is better organized.”            - Terry Pratchett -
 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49980 on: February 17, 2020, 11:31:13 am »
2000 pages meanwhile
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49981 on: February 17, 2020, 11:33:56 am »
2000 pages meanwhile
And  "Topic: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread  (Read 2400996 times)" as per now.

Edit:

We have two TEA members in the Top Ten:

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49982 on: February 17, 2020, 11:35:31 am »
Yep we are into the Naughties. Somehow Appropriate here  >:D

Fluke pickup location Wonder what's in there  :)

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49983 on: February 17, 2020, 11:43:38 am »
Great score bean! What a cracker! We need pictures!
Not been a good day here - put mountain bike in for service - rear shock is pumping air - Fox-only serviceable - 200 Aussie pesos and 2 weeks!
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49984 on: February 17, 2020, 11:46:08 am »
2000 pages meanwhile
And  "Topic: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread  (Read 2400996 times)" as per now.

Edit:

We have two TEA members in the Top Ten:


One of those will be dropping out of the top ten real soon though due to changing circumstances, but we have a number of others poised to take their spot before much longer I reckon  ::)
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49985 on: February 17, 2020, 11:46:14 am »
Great score bean! What a cracker! We need pictures!
Not been a good day here - put mountain bike in for service - rear shock is pumping air - Fox-only serviceable - 200 Aussie pesos and 2 weeks!

You are on a roll of a bad kind for budget recently :o Hope your third misfortune has been and gone....  :scared:
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49986 on: February 17, 2020, 11:47:38 am »
Yep we are into the Naughties. Somehow Appropriate here  >:D

Fluke pickup location Wonder what's in there  :)



 :-DD

One of those will be dropping out of the top ten real soon though due to changing circumstances, but we have a number of others poised to take their spot before much longer I reckon  ::)

Indeed :--  :-DD
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49987 on: February 17, 2020, 11:48:37 am »
Yep we are into the Naughties. Somehow Appropriate here  >:D

Fluke pickup location Wonder what's in there  :)


Go careful lifting that up on your own.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49988 on: February 17, 2020, 11:53:05 am »
Yep we are into the Naughties. Somehow Appropriate here  >:D

Fluke pickup location Wonder what's in there  :)



 :-DD

One of those will be dropping out of the top ten real soon though due to changing circumstances, but we have a number of others poised to take their spot before much longer I reckon  ::)

Indeed :--  :-DD
Swapped your keyboard for a microphone then, is that to stop anyone activating your webcam and seeing that your naked at the controls again  >:D its becoming a habit of yours lately  :-DD :-DD
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49989 on: February 17, 2020, 12:07:41 pm »
even with my terrible reading of German awesome document!

Best Language translator on the web:
https://www.deepl.com/translator

uses AI and it works so much better than Google.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49990 on: February 17, 2020, 12:36:23 pm »
You can still use it for listening into militia dickheads  :-DD


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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49991 on: February 17, 2020, 12:41:58 pm »
In Other News...

Currently watching James May’s “Man Lab”;

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You limeys better take good care of this summitch; he’s a fucking national treasure.  :-DD

And he was the only part of Top Gear that I could tolerate. May is a phenomenon, the other two just fools.

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49992 on: February 17, 2020, 12:58:37 pm »
They're still stumbling across UXB's occasionally, especially in Germany. I haven't heard of any being found in the UK recently.

The Germans did not do much in terms of time-delay bombs, and more importantly did them with clockworks, whereas UK and USA were quite eager to drop them and they used acetone-on-celluloid delays. I've just binge-watched a couple of German shows on the subject the other week. US 500lb or 1000lb HE bombs with chemical time delay fuzes are the usual culprit.

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49993 on: February 17, 2020, 01:48:46 pm »

He starts right out with a brief overview including defusing a UXB,......snip.
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And uhhh... don’t git any on ya.

They're still stumbling across UXB's occasionally, especially in Germany. I haven't heard of any being found in the UK recently.

It's so common in the UK that it rarely makes the national news.

There was a 500 kg WWII UXB found in Dean Street, Soho, London back on Feb 3rd. Found by builders excavating just before 2PM, removed safely by 9PM - the speed and efficiency is an indication of how much practice the bomb squad gets at this sort of thing. You've got to be pretty slick to get a 500kg, ~80 year old UXB dealt with and the cordons coming down in less than 7 hours after you get the phone call.

Officers were called to a building site near Dean Street in Soho at 1.42pm after reports of the suspected explosive device.
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A Royal Engineers bomb disposal unit was called in and removed the half-tonne device.

Shortly after 8.30pm, the Metropolitan Police's Soho team said the cordons in Oxford Street, Charing Cross Road, Shaftesbury Avenue, Lexington Street and Poland Street had been lifted.

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49994 on: February 17, 2020, 01:52:58 pm »
Get loads here. Doesn't always work out too well. Kingston last year they managed to put everyone's windows out and blow up a couple of cars  :palm: :palm:



Source: https://www.standard.co.uk/news/london/kingston-ww2-bomb-controlled-detonation-leaves-residents-windows-shattered-a4152086.html
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49995 on: February 17, 2020, 01:53:26 pm »
...bombs with chemical time delay fuzes are the usual culprit.

So that must be tant or rifa fuses :)
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49996 on: February 17, 2020, 01:54:51 pm »
There was a 500 kg WWII UXB found in Dean Street, Soho, London back on Feb 3rd. Found by builders excavating just before 2PM, removed safely by 9PM - the speed and efficiency is an indication of how much practice the bomb squad gets at this sort of thing. You've got to be pretty slick to get a 500kg, ~80 year old UXB dealt with and the cordons coming down in less than 7 hours after you get the phone call.

Not all the UXBs are antique :(
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49997 on: February 17, 2020, 01:55:00 pm »
Just in the region of Germany I live in (NRW) there are almost 3,000 WWII Bombs found per year (2018 was 2,811). The time needed to remove them tends to depend on the condition of the bomb (how rusted it is) and the position and angle of the bomb. Some are gone within an hour or two and some take an entire day to remove.

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49998 on: February 17, 2020, 02:02:25 pm »
I'm flogging some stuff on fleabay, and a potential purchaser contacted me. He has chosen to make all his feedback "private", which means I can see that they are all positive, but the comments and items bought are hidden.

So, what's the benefit to hiding feedback?

* Stops a 3rd party systematically tracking what you've bought?
* Keeps your niche porn and sex toy purchases private?
* Covers the clash between you being a 50 yr old single man who's buying a lot of women's clothing in size 22 and women's shoes in size 9?
* Every other purchase is something "My Little Pony" related? (Checks ebay ... it's OK ... well known seller of test gear Mr Smith doesn't have lots of feedback for My Little Pony stuff :-) )
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #49999 on: February 17, 2020, 02:03:03 pm »
Ding!

And there's the summary...  50k posts, 1001st page, and slightly more than one view for every mile between the earth and the moon.

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