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Re: Smoking/Ecigs (split from: Losing the will .....)
« Reply #45 on: September 30, 2018, 05:12:56 PM »
my good fellwos

I'm an illiterate. period.

And from what I only remember I asked for manuals - luckily they will have the tolerances and torques - and torque values.  I asked for help and opinion. I even asked for an opinion on the design of the alignment of the CAV pump control rod - and no one answered.

I took the finger tight advice ... and then went to see how much lbs / ft was. An improvement...

I would like you to realize that we are certainly on different continents - not to mention countries - and i think you can realise that the price of a part for some can be a bargain, and for me it can be very costly since I have to import it - not to mention in the difference of the economic level between countries.

My friends, I even had great difficulty in buying imperial spanners, not to mention nuts, bolts and everything else whether of British origin.

Have some patience, I am not here to censor you, only to gain knowledge - so you want to convey it.

Have a nice day.
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« Reply #46 on: September 30, 2018, 05:29:34 PM »

Cars have changed surprisingly little in real terms in the last 100 years especially the mechanical aspects.

I was only saying that to the mechanic that works for my father the other week when we were tearing an engine down to do the head gaskets.
I said to him, when you take away the electronics and wires, there is no difference between a modern car and a model T .
He said if we gave a mechanic from the model T days this engine as it sits here in parts and told him to put it back together, He would have no trouble and wouldn't have a clue it was from 100 years in the future.

Engines still have pistons thrashing up and down in bores, valves bouncing up and down and cam's, cranks and everything else just like they did in the early mass production vehicle days.  The only thing different now is they are as electronic as they are mechanical.
Take away the wires and the volts and nothing has changed.

If you look at cars over their development, Everything was pretty much done by the mid/ late '20's with the exception of electronics.
They had twin plugs per Cylinder, Turbos, superchargers, 4WD, electric, OHC, V8/10/12/ 16, 4 valve per cyl, variable cam timing, limited slip Diffs, Fuel injection, water injection, diesel, 4/5/6/8 speed gearboxes, automatic, turning headlights, disk brakes..... so it goes.

I had a W123 Merc as my first Veg car.In it's day, here in Oz it cost the same as a GOOD house.  Seemed an unreal price for a car. When you looked at the features compared to the local models, it took them another 30 years to offer the same things as a base model package.
4 wheel disks, 4 speed auto, power steering, 4 speaker stereo with cassette, self leveling suspention which is still not common, air con, fog lights, Independent suspension..... and so it went.

Most amazing thing about that car to me was in winter the heater was putting out solid warmth about 30 sec after you started the thing and the heater even after 2 min of running was blasting out enough heat to cook a leg of lamb like a fan forced oven.  :0)

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« Reply #47 on: September 30, 2018, 05:31:36 PM »
So I went on ebay.co.uk and typed in imperial spanners set the destination country as Portugal and viola! loads of people selling imperial spanners and sockets and posting them to Portugal. It's the ebay international postage rate but it's not excessive at about 9.00 QED
« Last Edit: September 30, 2018, 05:39:25 PM by Johndoh »
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« Reply #48 on: September 30, 2018, 05:35:03 PM »

I'm an illiterate. period.

If you are illiterate, How are you posting and responding on a forum???
By the same token, How are you going to read the specs from an engine manual?

I don't get it?

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« Reply #49 on: September 30, 2018, 10:03:33 PM »
Illiterate regarding stationary engines...

Please Glort, I think thats enough about kicking my ass.

Let's return to the main subject.

Have a nice week.
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« Reply #50 on: October 01, 2018, 01:14:57 AM »
Illiterate regarding stationary engines...

Please Glort, I think thats enough about kicking my ass.

Let's return to the main subject.

Have a nice week.
Pedrosa.

That one wasn't kicking your arse at all. Was a fair and genuine question in regards to what you wrote.

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« Reply #51 on: October 01, 2018, 02:01:41 AM »
Glort: Thank you for your concern; I share your views regarding a cure and treatment for cancer.
I wish the best for you and all members here. I will let you know how it goes.

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« Reply #52 on: October 01, 2018, 08:30:52 AM »
Willw I hope you get the best treatment you can get. My wife got a letter from the hospital on Friday the third in 3 years. She is on a list to see a  rheumatologist and every year they write to her to asking if she has recovered or had treatment somewhere else. You'd have to wonder what the record keeping is like, surely they would know if she had recovered or had treatment elsewhere? They require a reply within 7 days otherwise you lose your place on the list. Ireland is not a country you want to be in if you are unwell. 
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« Reply #53 on: October 01, 2018, 10:09:06 AM »

There is a LOT of complaint about hospitals here and I have no doubt the great majority of it is more than justified. The hospital system is like most, over run, piss poor managed by idiot and cluless admins and equally uncaring bean counters.

My own personal and thankfully limited experiences with the public health system and especially the people in it have been beyond reproach however.
Getting on for 10 years ago now, I was diagnosed with Diabetes.  Discovered completely by accident but the symptoms were clear.
For 3-4 years I saw different docs and went to clinics and all sorts of mucking around. I was going downhill rather than improving even though I was makeing a real effort to do things right.

My wife was talking to another Mother from my sons sports team and said her Husband had Diabetes too and went to the Diabetes Clinic at the local Hospital.  My wife rang them up and got me into an up coming  education session.  2x 2.5 Hour sessions over consecutive weeks then you come back and we have a look at you 1 on 1.   

I learned more in the first 30 Min I was there than all the other quacks had told in the years previous.   The " educator" there, a lady for whom I do not have enough words of appreciation, respect and gratitude, told me I was taking my tablets incorrectly. I said that was what I was told and she no you must be mistaken. These are specifically formulated to be taken like this.  I knew I was correct so I brought the boxes with the instructions printed on to the second session. The woman was mortified.  ran off and printed me all this literature showing when and how they were supposed to be taken and clearly I had been given the incorrect info.  She couldn't even figure out how the Chemist Didn't question the instructions as these things are clearly one  way and one way only.

She said don't change them till you see our specialist, I'm not medically qualified so I'll book you in to see him first.
Yeah, Pigs arse to that. Was clear she was 110% correct so I changed when I took the things from that day on.  I could feel the difference within 3 days. Same pills, same dosage, different time of day down my neck.  HUGE difference.
Within the 2 sessions they woke me up to a ton of stuff I had been incorrectly told. Some of it they sort of looked at me as if to say " You misunderstood" But my wife backed me up as she had been coming to most of my appointments with me. Fortunately I wasn't the only one and many of the other 20 people there said that was what they were told too.

They sent me to some of the in house specialists. Phsyc, dietitian, Diabetes Doc and some other lady like a physio.
They made me a different person.  My quality of life shot up 500%.  It was a miracle from my POV and a lot of it was just insight, understanding and information to know what was right and wrong and help myself.

I call that place to this day, " My lifesavers" and I mean that in the full gravity of the term.  I sent them a Card and a letter to the CEO of the Hospital telling him the incredible job these people were doing.

My diabetes Doc is no longer with them but I still see him. Although he is a fellow of the Diabetes association, written papers, come up with practices and procedures in the treatment and prevention of diabetes and has spoken around the world at more seminars and conventions than I have had hot breakfasts, he does not have the formal University qualification for that specialty. He's near retirement age now and just got interested in the field as a young medico and went from there.

The hospital got some new HR admin who went through everyone in the places records, found he wasn't qualified so they sacked him after 23 years there.
Brilliant!   ::)  Wouldn't want a man who has been recognised world wide for his outstanding work in the field work let loose on patients without the right piece of paper !  Better piss him off before he helps someone.... or writes another book that is required reading at Uni for the specialty!   ::)

I spose that was a blot in the hospitals copy book but didn't matter to me or a lot of his other patients.

He also happens to own his own medical Center up in the mountains. He specialises in Diabetes there but has a dozen other doctors working for him.
When he told me he was leaving I said yeah, I heard you got sacked. He said well yes, that was the upshot of it. I said you have your own practice don't you. He said yes, up in the mountains. I said great, would you consider taking on another patient there? He said you are going to go all the way up there? I said well you come down here and besides Andy, that's what Veg oil is for! ( referencing our discussions about me running my vehicle on used veg oil).

I have been seeing him up there for 5 or so years now. He's more like a mate than a doctor.  People often ask me, why do you travel so far? 
My answer is simple, I have faith in the guy and without that, they will never do me any good.  The other thing I point out is if I were to travel to the city to see someone no one would ever think twice about it but it would take me the same time to get there even though it's closer.
In booking another appointment one time I asked for a later time and told the girl I have a way to come. She looked and said oh, so you do.  I said yes, I used to see Andy at the hospital but they were too stupid to keep on a huge asset to the place so now I come here.
The other girl said you are not the only one, about 30 of his patients come here now. I said geez,  then paused and said, I'm surprised there aren't more!

Even though I don't go to the Hospital any more, the benefit I got from there will be life long. I very much doubt if I would still be here now without them. I couldn't go on the way I was and no one was making me any better. It was just one more dickhead after another that thought they had the answer but ultimately were be proved to be morons.
I'd put money on the real problem being they DID have the right piece of paper where as the guy that really fixed me, up does not. what he does have is a career long interest, experience and dedication to the specialty and that's clearly worth more than any 40 Yo qualification.

I have had tragic occasion to be involved with hospitals a couple of times over the last few years and they too have been brilliant.  I have no clue how these doctors and Nurses do what they do.  So many of them cried with us so it's not like they are untouched and hardened beyond feeling but the support they gave us and the manner in which they did it was beyond description or gratitude as well.
This was all public system but have had dealing with teh private system a couple of time with my wife and they are OK. Much more of an opposing experience. People are either brilliant or they are pathetic and need their backsides Kicked to the unemployment line.

If I had my way, everyone in the public system would all be getting double the money they are on and a shit load better conditions.
The system may be questionable, but the great majority of the people in it here are doing the most incredible job you could imagine.  When it comes down to it, I could not imagine a truly tougher workplace.

Physical is one thing, emotional is another level and these people by and large have to cope with both.


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« Reply #54 on: October 01, 2018, 06:09:16 PM »
my good fellwos

I'm an illiterate. period.

And from what I only remember I asked for manuals - luckily they will have the tolerances and torques - and torque values.  I asked for help and opinion. I even asked for an opinion on the design of the alignment of the CAV pump control rod - and no one answered.

I took the finger tight advice ... and then went to see how much lbs / ft was. An improvement...

I would like you to realize that we are certainly on different continents - not to mention countries - and i think you can realise that the price of a part for some can be a bargain, and for me it can be very costly since I have to import it - not to mention in the difference of the economic level between countries.

My friends, I even had great difficulty in buying imperial spanners, not to mention nuts, bolts and everything else whether of British origin.

Have some patience, I am not here to censor you, only to gain knowledge - so you want to convey it.

Have a nice day.
Pedrosa

Illiterate is the wrong word ,maybe agnostic is closer?
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« Reply #55 on: October 02, 2018, 12:51:48 PM »
Hi Johndoh

Please, note that I only asked for help, I did not ask for adjectives.

Maybe that's why there are so few regulars.

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« Reply #56 on: October 02, 2018, 02:41:15 PM »
Hi Johndoh

Please, note that I only asked for help, I did not ask for adjectives.

Maybe that's why there are so few regulars.

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Pedrosa

I think that statement sums you up perfectly, an illiterate person complaining about adjectives. Agnostic means "without knowledge" BTW.
There are plenty of regulars on here they don't always post on every visit. Your idea of help still seems to be getting copies of engine manuals emailed to you gratis. That doesn't seem to be happening!
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« Reply #57 on: October 02, 2018, 03:22:18 PM »
So I must be the one who walks with the right step...

Give me a break!
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« Reply #58 on: October 02, 2018, 09:23:21 PM »
What kind of break? arm leg or neck?
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« Reply #59 on: October 02, 2018, 10:10:03 PM »

Enough Already!
You just don't know when to quit do you?  Johndoh was trying to help and in fact defend you and you go off on another tantrum and throw his goodwill gesture back in his face. 
Grow Up! You are like a spoilt child that needs their arse kicked.  Obviously once wasn't enough to wake you up to revise your behavior.
 
How about you give us a break from your constant whining and "poor me" attitude??
 You sure demonstrate the behavior and disposition which has formed my negative opinion about cops. I can Imagine the power trip you must be on with the people you deal with in your work. Maybe because you don't have any power over anyone here to make them do what you want is why you have such a problem fitting in?

Hi Johndoh

Please, note that I only asked for help, I did not ask for adjectives.

You asked for manuals, over and over and over as well as information you needed, repeatedly Like it was the duty of people here to take their time to fulfill your demands then you berated people when you didn't get what you wanted.
Take a table spoon of cement and harden the Fk up already!

Johndoh WAS trying to help you! Lord knows, you could well use the help he offered if you got off your high horse, dropped the attitude and learned from it.
You got a manual, you got told where to find the ones people here didn't have, multiple times, rejected that help, and now keep sooking like a child and bringing up you didn't get other manuals you wanted at every opportunity. TOUGH! This isn't a free library obligated to serve your every want and desire.
 You were told where to get what you wanted but refused that advise and to help yourself.

If you can't even use your own initiative to source a manual, which you don't really need anyway, good luck when it comes to sourcing parts for these things!

As sad as it is, I went through all your posts so far here and came up with some stats on the "Help" you have asked for.

Manuals:
Asked for 12/2 manual 3 Times. Received it within hours.
Asked for Petter manual 9 times
Asked for Bryce manual 6 times

Asked for torque settings 5 times
Misc info 5 times.

66 posts at this point. In other words, almost half your posts have been wanting things from people you now berate and a good few now have been complaining because you didn't get what you wanted from people whom obviously don't have it.

Your " asking" for help has long since past. The endless reminders of what you want and then complaining for not getting it puts you well into the DEMANDING category.

You constantly want the help of others, but what help have YOU given anyone in your time here so far??

Can you not understand that we are a limited group and repeatedly asking for something no one has, is useless to you and bores the shit out of everyone else, especially when you then complain and berate the people of the forum for not giving you what they obviously DON'T have?

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Maybe that's why there are so few regulars.

BR
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Because Johny come latleys that have CONTRIBUTED NOTHING  keep complaining about not being able to take away what they wanted from people they should have been able to figure out do not have what they want to give them in the first place?
 No, I don't think that is it at all.
Those types of whingers only come along on occasion and then soon piss off sooking everyone else is at fault and they are hard done by.

If you don't like it here and are not getting the help you want, then don't come back crying like a spoilt brat all the time and insulting people with your inferences. 
Go ask for help and complain elsewhere if this place does not adequately cater to your self serving needs.
 Or have you alienated and insulted people on all the other forums with your constant harping and self centered attitude so they don't want you there either?    ::)