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mistericeman

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Will we be going back to cycle thread after xmas. ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚Folk here still talk in gallons and feet & inches. ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚
Just think if folk said there car was a thirty cubic inch engine instead of cc, opps forgot about the yanks. :eek: ๐Ÿ˜‚

Cry me a river..... All our fridge pipe comes in 15m/30m rolls....

Internal diameter or 1/4-3/8-1/2-5/8-3/4 etc etc....

Insulation we cover it with comes in metric sizes... So 10mm for 3/8 pipe...

No wonder I'm bald
 

trevskoda

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Cry me a river..... All our fridge pipe comes in 15m/30m rolls....

Internal diameter or 1/4-3/8-1/2-5/8-3/4 etc etc....

Insulation we cover it with comes in metric sizes... So 10mm for 3/8 pipe...

No wonder I'm bald
I and did they change from miles to kilometers in GB na as that would have been a step to far for folks brains, southern Ireland did mind you, paddy has not cottoned on yet. ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚ ๐Ÿ˜‚
 

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i'm quite happy to work in both and can't see why people make a fuss about it. if someone asked me to make a table 65 inches long and 90 cms wide by a bushel high with a top a hundredweight thick , i'd just take it in my stride
If someone asked me the same question I would say "**** off", who do you think I am?
Nigel!!!!
 

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It has always annoyed me that 4x2 and 3x2 are the sizes before planing, it is why women laugh when I try to tell them the size of something
One of our suppliers told us it was the kiln drying process that shrank the wood Terry.

Either way you ain't getting what you ordered!
 

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i've mentioned this before, but metric can be confusing as it can be read out in different ways .took a bit of getting used to abroad . eg , kitchen units in UK might be 600mm ,but in France 60cms . nails and screws in Portugal are imperial ,buying 2 kilos of 4inch nails is normal . rope and plastic sheeting is sold by weight . i still have no idea what 30m of 1/2 inch hemp weighs .
 

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One of the YouTube channels I watch. Might have been the Restoration Couple, bought some 8x4 sheets of plywood from one of the Megga sheds. Needing more he returned, got them home, different size.2400x1200. Or the other way around. Same store, same shelf.
 

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