First Class motor question

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Postby JK » Tue Mar 18, 2008 12:20 am

That is right up there with the 2nd who stows tools under his bunk, so you have to call him in the middle of the night to get one. Good OT fiddle!

I'm sure we have all sailed with the engineer who has re-built most of the engineroom pumps on some ship, with Belzona because either they were so old that parts were not available or the company wouldn't shell out the money for sparing.

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Postby Sébastien » Tue Mar 18, 2008 12:57 pm

Speaking of sling shots, have there been any new innovations in the potato canons on the west coast lately?

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Postby ArkSeaJumper » Wed Mar 19, 2008 8:00 am

'Used but good' may have gotten you out of trouble on some small ocasions, but how many time have you reached into the box to pull out a new part to do a job (which invaribly you have already stripped) only to find a used and fucked part.
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Class requirments for parts are not what they used to be either, some vague mutterings about minum required bits.

For company fiddles, when potential buyiers are coming, make sure all of your portable tools and machines have a nice label on them, 'On Hire From xxxx'

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Postby Swailfish » Sun Mar 23, 2008 4:50 pm

Nothing worse then a "used but good" part. There is something in the class societies about not mixing used parts with new parts to avoid this confusion.

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Emulsified bunker

Postby Dieseldame » Sat Apr 26, 2008 7:53 am

Okay, this thread is bouncing off the top of my head..but I got curious about the emulsification question. I wonder in the day and age of chemical interactions if a cleaner used on a purifier could react with a detergent in a fuel and gather moisture from surfaces like condensation on the inside of tanks. SWAG??

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Postby ArkSeaJumper » Mon Apr 28, 2008 7:25 am

I dont know about you guys but I had to Google SWAG.

http://www.urbandictionary.com/define.p ... g+(s.w.a.g.)

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SWAG

Postby Dieseldame » Mon Apr 28, 2008 2:28 pm

Dear Arcjumper

Hope U used #7...for those of you who didn't look it up....

Scientific Wild Assed Guess

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Postby JK » Mon Apr 28, 2008 2:48 pm

A lot of cleaner to emulsify 200 tons :wink:
Who knows, I never had a satisfactory answer that I felt comfortable with and I worked hard on that question. I think it is a trap for the orals.

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The story

Postby Dieseldame » Mon Apr 28, 2008 2:53 pm

You never know what those examiners are up to, seeing how well you sweat under pressure or asking wild questions based examples in real life. Good that we have places like dieselduck to share experiences with each other (kudo's to you Martin).

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SWAG

Postby The Dieselduck » Mon Apr 28, 2008 4:29 pm

Thats pretty funny, first time I seen that.
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