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bexrbetter last won the day on January 13

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  1. Alive, endured 2 unforeseen issues, a level of pain that i didnt think was possible. Now a member of the zipper club
  2. You of course know which side of my heart is the problem? ....I knew the Left would get me one day .... Thanks for all the kind words, leaving for Hospital now.
  3. We had oustanding manufacturing industries then, was just looking at all the LHD Holdens and Falcons being sent overseas in droves for example. What's the point of infrastructure if there's no manufacturing to use it, balanced investment is needed.
  4. Thanks for your well wishes, i have had good fortune in business with my electric car business, which i don't have to put much personal time into now, but an absolute mongrel of a year healthwise, seemingly all unrelated. However the result seems to be that the various inflictions one after the other over the half year, ruptured disc in lower back, mysterious illness straight after that, occipital nerves went ballistic putting me in hospital to try to find the reasons why, gut pain hospital again for 3 days, and all of these just drained me to a point of just giving up everything for a bit to slowly recover for a time, but then ..... For 30 years I have ahd a known heart murmur, it's not considred serious, don't know if all the injuries and illnesses bought it on, but I had bad heart palpitations that put me in hospital for a week so they could check on me, and after i got out, a scary moment that resembled a stroke, they are not sure as there's no damage and no trace of a chemical the body releases to protect the organs. Bad chest pain, left arm and shoulder, and my left eye drooping - off to hospital. 2 weeks of damn rotten tests (8 various MRI/CAT scans) and enough blood drawn to attract Buffy. the worst was the sonar camera down my gullet to watch my heart from behind. Result is a stretched Mitral Valve (the murmur) that's allowing blood to regergitate back into my Left Atrium from the Left Ventrical. They wanted to operate then, but I decided to jump on a plane instead to go home to see my Daughters and Grandkids primarily, and the rest of my immediate family, Dad, Brothers, Sister. I was going to drop in to see few of you clowns too, but we had to cut the trip short and fly back as a very important thing came up. Result is, on Monday I go in for a heart operation. It's considered a minor operation as hearts go, and I have complete trust in them, but the bastards are going to stop my heart for an hour FFS, an hour! That scares the crap out of me. Funny thing knowing your time might be up, feel bad for my Missus, had fun, wouldn't change most of it. I'll let yas know about Wednesday or Thursday (not sure), but if you don't hear from me, adios suckers ... ! PS: If I owe anyone money, I didn't make it.
  5. Absolute fooking bullshot. here's some fact: I officially own 3 businesses in China, 2 are joint venture with private Chinese that I own 60% of each (negotiated with the Partners, nothing to do with any alledged rules), and the other I own outright 100%, and the CCP has nothing to do with any of them. What they do do, is fall over backwards to accomodate me, advise me, give me tax breaks for development - China being successful has little to do with cheap labour, and lots to do with actually wanting and helping you, something the Australian 2 Party's decidedly do not do. The "technological handover and rights" is a total load of crap. I have 7 IPRs, and I own a Chinese Law firm, so who knows about this better than me. And the protection is A grade, and I could give 2 hoots what "someone knows" otherwise on the internet. Our Law Firm has NEVER failed in an IPR suit, because they are Chinese and know Chinese Law, not some Western company who has had their IPR ripped off and hasn't a damn clue how to pursue it. the stories I can tell. Ignorant people wrote this, lazy ignorant people believe it, or rather should I say, want to believe it. Lastly, China is only one of 4 countries that is in a Trade Deficit to Australia (we make a profit from China), and while I certainly believe in ownership restrictions, no Australians step up to invest anyway, and the 2 Partys which a number of you idiots keep voting in certainy don't, so you decide if you want at least some economy and employment allowing some levels of foriegn Investment, or none while you wait for Australians to step up..
  6. Well theLawyers are going to find it a lot different to an American lawsuit. Anyway, must be terrible for the families.
  7. Get a dial gage on the end of the crank and measure end float and side play.
  8. I'm close to Chengdu, where the Pandas are. Xi'An is closest to me, but I don't think I can't get there as I have too many things on these days. However if there's any problems let me know immediately. I have good friends in Suzhou and Shanghai.
  9. I think I'll just repost this, shows what kind of a Gal she was ... Gazelle a 'sight for sore eyes' LAUNCESTON woman Debbie Stewart was speechless as she watched her new, bright yellow baby drop out of a clear, blue sky yesterday to land safely at the Cranbourne Airfield. ``I felt sick, just sick _ I've waited years to get it, it's a month since the day I bought it and it's taken a week for Robert (Sharman) to bring it home,'' Ms Stewart said. ``I haven't slept for days, I'm so excited.'' The arrival of the Australian-made, two seater Skyfox Gazelle, weighing in at 520 kilograms, was the culmination of a long journey for Ms Stewart. She started flying lessons about eight years ago but gave up after her instructor was killed in a tragic accident. ``This year, though, I realised that I still very much wanted to learn to fly and wanted my own plane to do it,'' she said. That's where her new instructor, Tasmanian Aero Club chief flying instructor Robert Sharman, became part of the story. Ms Stewart had searched Australia-wide for a suitable plane in her price range and found it in Western Australia. ``It was found in an old farm shed and done up by Peter Boley who lives at Karridale, near Margaret River,'' she said. She couldn't fly the plane to its new home. ``I'm still learning,'' she said. So Mr Sharman did _ all the way down the West Australian coast, across the Nullabor to Murray Bridge in South Australia, to Apollo Bay in Victoria and across Bass Strait to Northern Tasmania. Flying about six hours a day, covering about 900 kilometres a day, the journey took him five days. It was a tight fit for the pilot with no room for the new owner. After Mr Sharman loaded his flying gear, fuel and overnight bag, there was just enough room for him to fold his long legs into the pilot's seat. ``The weather was perfect, it was an easy trip and I had a tail wind across Bass Strait home,'' Mr Sharman said. He saw a pod of about 50 whales at the head of the Great Australian Bight and taxied into the closest road house and up to the petrol bowser to refuel across the Nullabor. Ms Stewart hopes to be in the air as the pilot of her new plane by Christmas. She is nearly 60 and believes that she is one of the oldest Tasmanian women learning to fly. She plans to be one of the oldest to soon hold a pilot's licence.
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