i thought I had seen it all until now

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  1. riverrat

    riverrat New Member

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    I watched an NCO in Viet Nam do that, but he went one step farther. Since we had no welder, we had no welding rods, either. He used a regular wire clothes hanger and a can of powdered flux. It wasn't the smoothest weld ever made, but after some cleaning, it did the job.
     

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    Rat, I learned that trick about 30 years ago when I was in the Army. Not the best repair job, but works as a field expedient repair to get you back to the shop.
    Iddee: It was probably the same NCO that taught me that trick.
     
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    Sgt. Gunther, Viet Nam, 1967.........
     
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    dang.. Iddee recalled his name :thumbsup:
     
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    I can remember 40 years ago, Tec. I just can't remember yesterday.
     
  7. Walt B

    Walt B New Member

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    It's simply that our brains are like computers: as we grow older our brains replace Random Access Memory with Read Only Memory. That's why we don't know the names of our co-workers, but we can sing all the verses of Leader of the Pack. :p

    Walt