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    Quote Originally Posted by lesley View Post
    Sounds like the voice of experience. You sticking with dainty studs now, Dennis?
    No, my family don't like me cross dressing.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Dennis View Post
    No, my family don't like me cross dressing.
    Gotta love someone with a sense of humor

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    Testing Chains.
    I have said this somewhere before, but chains are often made abroad and can be quite weak. So before you buy too many I would do a low tech test with a known weight.
    Fill a carrier bag with bags of sugar, flour and so on, to a weight of say six kilos. Put a chain through the handle, do it up and lift off the ground. This is about the pull a toddler might give it and you'd be surprised how many chains will break . Ball chains are a big culprit. Dennis.

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    so clever As others, I'm a puller and a twister. I did kneel on a pair of earrings the other day and they survived..........but I don't think I'd recommend it.

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