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  1. huochemi liked ChuffChuff's post in the thread SVR General Discussion.

    That's not quite how it works. The railway always gets 20%. If you pay 40% tax, then _you_ can claim the other 20% back. The railway can't possibly know your tax rate, so would have not way to claim back anything above 20%. If you pay 40%, then...

    May 24, 2024 at 9:58 PM
  2. huochemi replied to the thread Tornado.

    The largest component of monel is nickel of course which is around twice the price of copper. It is strange we don't hear much in the way of appeals to finance monel stays. Perhaps they don't need replacing very often?

    May 21, 2024 at 12:02 PM
  3. huochemi replied to the thread Tornado.

    Bulleid's design was somewhat different from the international standard for steel boxes, the steel stays being thinner (5/8" dia. between the 7/8" x 11tpi threaded ends) and more numerous than the norm (3 1/4" centres) and the water legs wider...

    May 21, 2024 at 11:01 AM