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Sometimes Sayings. 07 Jun 2021 08:39 #222250

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Back to sayings.....

Women are like furnaces..................if you don't keep stoking them, they will go out on you.

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Sometimes Sayings. 07 Jun 2021 09:12 #222252

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I have never been one to worry much about Warrantees but this has made me change my mind.
The battery in an old Ute I bought about twenty months ago had been OK for the first year or so but eventually would not hold it's charge and gradually got so bad that when I charged it one day, it was virtually flat next day. None of the batteries around the place would fit as the vehicle has a very narrow battery space.
As I took the "Supercharger Gold" battery out, I saw the label said 40 month warranty for private use. A previous owner had put a label Jan 2018 on it and that was 40 months ago. I took the battery to Autopro and told the story to Matt who had helped me with lots of parts over the last few years.
The Rep took the battery back to his depot and after testing it, confirmed it would be replaced under warranty. On 1st of June (41st month since date taped to battery) Matt gave me a brand new battery. Hopefully it has another 40 months of Warranty.
I have my shoulder to the wheel,
my nose to the grindstone,
I've put my best foot forward,
I've put my back into it,
I'm gritting my teeth,

Now I find I can't do any work in this position!
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Sometimes Sayings. 09 Jun 2021 19:23 #222314

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Hold your wife's hand in the mall, it looks romantic but it's actually economic,






because if you let go she'll start shopping
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Sometimes Sayings. 13 Jun 2021 01:02 #222405

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Hopefully not too blurry to read.
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Sometimes Sayings. 14 Jun 2021 08:24 #222425

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Late last Tuesday evening I watched a television show called Supertruckers. It is about Kings Heavy Haulage in Britain, who run a fleet of Volvos and specialise in over dimension loads. They borrowed the largest demonstrator prime mover that Volvo had in Great Britain. It had three rear axles, I don't know if they were all driven. Several times the commentator enthuised about the truck having 750 horsepower, the largest and most modern there was. They warned their best driver "be careful not to scratch the wagon, it is only on loan." The truck was to haul a trailer carrying a large excavator weighing 85 tonnes and measuring 4 and a half metres wide. They backed the trailer under the excavator and used the hydraulics on the trailer to lift the excavator off the ground with the tracks straddling the trailer. They had to go through the village of Glastonbury, on the day that most of the 17,500 attendees were to leave the famous festival. Why they had to do the move that particular day was not explained. The road through the village was up hill and, of course, the electronics in the mighty Volvo shut the motor down, completely blocking the narrow road. The Dealer sent out the specialist with his briefcase of electronic tricks but he could not get the truck started. Kings sent in a prime mover that had done a million miles and after four hours, towed the new truck and trailer out of the village.

Over to you Rex
Sorry Swishy,don't shoot the messenger.
I have my shoulder to the wheel,
my nose to the grindstone,
I've put my best foot forward,
I've put my back into it,
I'm gritting my teeth,

Now I find I can't do any work in this position!

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Sometimes Sayings. 14 Jun 2021 11:59 #222431

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Oh the drama, made for TV crap. complete set up again made for TV. I am bloody sure there will be no more special deals to them from Volvo.
These kind of programs give me the shits as they make out every time a driver gets out on the road, the truck will suffer catastrophe failure and all hell will break loose.
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Sometimes Sayings. 14 Jun 2021 13:39 #222432

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You are wrong there. Every reality show is just fly-on-the-wall and nothing is contrived. Why, the other night I was watching Farmer with Talent who wants a Bachelor Wife Ruling the Kitchen on the Dancing with Stars Block and could not help thinking how accurate and true to life it was.

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Sometimes Sayings. 14 Jun 2021 14:15 #222433

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What channel was that on Lang. I'm sorry I missed it. LOL.

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Sometimes Sayings. 21 Jun 2021 19:46 #222633

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I just got home after eight days holiday. Left last Monday just after putting up my Monday contribution.

While I was away I was waiting for our coffee order to be made and heard teenagers talking about me. I was wearing my hearing aids and could hear them clearly.
They said "Look at him just sitting there with no phone and no earphones and no facebook or music or ipad or anything at all. It is not natural, he must be a serial killer or an arsonist or mad man or something."
I have my shoulder to the wheel,
my nose to the grindstone,
I've put my best foot forward,
I've put my back into it,
I'm gritting my teeth,

Now I find I can't do any work in this position!
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Sometimes Sayings. 21 Jun 2021 19:59 #222634

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I just got home after eight days holiday. Left last Monday just after putting up my Monday contribution.

While I was away I was waiting for our coffee order to be made and heard teenagers talking about me. I was wearing my hearing aids and could hear them clearly.
They said "Look at him just sitting there with no phone and no earphones and no facebook or music or ipad or anything at all. It is not natural, he must be a serial killer or an arsonist or mad man or something."

So which one are you, Morris? ;)
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