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Duct Tape, Darts and Balloons

Posted on 23, Jun

Yes, wrap your motor in Duck tape. How could I not venture to the Avon Duct Tape Festival this past weekend? Avon happens to be one of the two (there may be more) duct tape capitals of the world – the other being Sarah Palin’s home village of Wasilla. And yes, it’s kind of what […]

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Do you think it’d be safe to venture off to the steel city for the following in a couple of weeks? It’s a free seminar in Sheffield that anybody is welcome to attend: How can the BSSA help you during the downturn? Come to our free seminar and find out about opportunities available to BSSA […]

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UTC! Burnley is so northern that if you were to get stabby with it using a kitchen knife it’d bleed that most northern of mythical creatures resembling the body of a whippet, the wings of a pigeon and a mane functioning as a flat cap. The only way to trap one is to taunt it […]

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Considering quite a few sheet metal shops are experiencing a bit of downtime at the moment, we could all do one of two things: 1. Work our nuts off trying to find extra work in order to keep the wolves from the door. or, 2. See what tunes we can get out of our workshops’ […]

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The closest we ever get to the fabrication and design of buses is beating the living panels out of the local Tyrer fleet after they’ve pranged a bus shelter. Although we (and by we I mean Matt) did happen to design a fuel arm loading bracket to prevent the overspill of diesel while fueling locomotives […]

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While you shouldn’t really be visiting this blog on a Friday evening when spring has sprung and the nights are getting longer, I just want to let you know that there’ll be a server upgrade going on. There’s also no reason for me to tell you this as no disruption in the slightest is expected […]

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Large Hadron Collider We all know this is some feat of engineering. However, it’s extremely difficult to get a scale of the project. Not only is it impossible to imagine the sizes of particles whizzing around at beyond breakneck speeds, but it’s even more difficult to get an idea of how bloody big the thing […]

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