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martyntdci

What Does Everybody Do As Job?

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Our GSD is x malli.......would love a full malli, but OH wants a Dutch Herder next.

Springers are great little dogs, ours never stops, she's like a whirlwind, but sooooooo much fun :D

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Mobile valeter with own company in Somerset

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Work in IT (yawn) as a software consultant, also a bit of an entrepreneur, always looking for ways to make some extra cash!

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I work for beardy Branson...oh if anyone wants to move to Virgin Media i can get you a good deal ;)

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Postman/Driver. Got a nasty LDV Maxus, now using a Transit while the LDV gets fixed, nice to get decent heating in the Transit :)

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Postman/Driver. Got a nasty LDV Maxus, now using a Transit while the LDV gets fixed, nice to get decent heating in the Transit :)

haha, LDV - by far the worst vans on the road! i can remember having a hired LDV minibus, got stuck in very bad traffic as a result of a crash on the motorway coming home from Nottingham. Possibly the worst 24hours of my life spent in that van

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I'm an engineering student, i'm graduating in July so looking for a job now. I also work part time at Sainsburys which is erm fun...

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i'm a blacksmith/fabricator have been for 15 years now,i do a lot of restorations on cars,new floor pans wings,basicly anything metal on a car i can repair,i make rollcages to spec.

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I'm a Marketing/Development Manager In the Aerospace/Automotive&Marine Consumables Industry.

Mainly for the consultancy & Supply of abrasives and finishing Products for solid surfaces.

I Love It (get allot of Sanding disc to use on the rust of my Fords!HAHA!)

:) Cheers

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Warehouseman/Spill Kit Replenishment for a spill absorbent and containment company with a funky name New Pig

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Currently work at sony full time as a digital imaging specialist, Basically i teach people how to use a camera properly in all types of different situations and teach our sales guys all bits they need to know about cameras.

On the side i do photography, mainly wildlife and portrait but i've done a few weddings now too.

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Currently work at sony full time as a digital imaging specialist, Basically i teach people how to use a camera properly in all types of different situations and teach our sales guys all bits they need to know about cameras.

On the side i do photography, mainly wildlife and portrait but i've done a few weddings now too.

We've got the DSC-HX9V, nice camera.................................just wished I had 'the eye' to take good photos :rolleyes:

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We've got the DSC-HX9V, nice camera.................................just wished I had 'the eye' to take good photos :rolleyes:

The HX9 is a lovely camera, stick with it and you'll get there in the end mate, if you need any help just ask :)

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I am a Civil Servant (allegedly) I work for an agency who has just become a Government Department, sounds interesting? no not realy I worrk in a warehouse full of files!

Previous jobs though include, Postman, Funeral Director and Baker (I went from letter boxes to big wooden boxes and from burying the dead to raising the bread! many other jobs in the past including Ice Cream Man, Painter and Decorator, Fitters Mate and Knitting Machine Mechanic! I doubt there is enough charicters available in this box to list them all but my attitude was better a short term job than none so I did what I could, I even counted traffic in a survey, two days of that was more than enough!

Phil

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Trained in photography, mainly as a photographer's assistant and darkroom techincal, also trained in graphic design. At the moment, I'm out of work mainly due to having kids, one of whom is special needs.

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I'm a qualified chef! Miss my weekends..

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Currently work at sony full time as a digital imaging specialist, Basically i teach people how to use a camera properly in all types of different situations and teach our sales guys all bits they need to know about cameras.

On the side i do photography, mainly wildlife and portrait but i've done a few weddings now too.

Sounds like a cool job - what model of camara do you use for your weddings, just as a matter of interest? (im just wondering if you stick with the Sony, or use a Canon or Nikon, like most pros use)

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Sounds like a cool job - what model of camara do you use for your weddings, just as a matter of interest? (im just wondering if you stick with the Sony, or use a Canon or Nikon, like most pros use)

I use a canon 50D for personal stuff and a 5Dmk3 with L glass for my weddings and pro work, plus all the sony camera gear i could ever need if mine ever fails which i doubt it will haha.

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Currently un-employed, but by trade im a City and Guilds Level 4 vehicle tech. With Volvo Mastertech qualifications, and a background in motorsport engineering.

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Currently un-employed, but by trade im a City and Guilds Level 4 vehicle tech. With Volvo Mastertech qualifications, and a background in motorsport engineering.

Sorry to hear you are currently unemployed, what sort of motorsport engineering were you involved in?

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Sorry to hear you are currently unemployed, what sort of motorsport engineering were you involved in?

Turbo conversions, Rally preparation and service stop work. And Motorcycle engine tuning 2 and 4 stroke. More engine work to be fair, but im a dab hand at chassis's too.

Been on the dole fer 16 months now, Got made redundant, then lost my license a few weeks later (driving a mates car without insurance cos he was drunk) Losing that is a real set back cos im struggling to get in anywhere! Even jobs I dont need a license for!!

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I am a qualified podiatrist (chiropodist) working in the good old NHS! Yes, I work with feet all day long. No, I do not have a foot fetish! No, I will not have a look at your feet! Haha, I'm kidding!

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Turbo conversions, Rally preparation and service stop work. And Motorcycle engine tuning 2 and 4 stroke. More engine work to be fair, but im a dab hand at chassis's too.

Been on the dole fer 16 months now, Got made redundant, then lost my license a few weeks later (driving a mates car without insurance cos he was drunk) Losing that is a real set back cos im struggling to get in anywhere! Even jobs I dont need a license for!!

#1 - I feel for you bud, its amazing how everything you've worked for can go wrong so quickly, it seems a waste to the country/ society that someone such as yourself with your skills and experience is on the dole, i hope you find something soon, I see seemingly incompetent people (from my perspective, anyway) in good, secure, well paid jobs and i often wonder how they got them - maybe its true what they say - its who you know not what you know, or the ones who are most "economical with the truth" on their CV gets the interview, and the best BSer, gets the job.

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Ive dabbled a bit in motorsport, and am wondering if you could help me with my little project -

http://www.fordownersclub.com/forums/topic/42441-my-mondeo/

I think i have pushed the little GT20 turbo about as far as it can go - i have a fully adjustable boost controller and i seem to have reached a "plateo" where i am increasing the boost but not getting any more power gains, the power drops off at the "top end" - i would like to extend it its a low budjet project and i want to retain the stock injectors, exhaust manifold (i have a second one, with turbo/ actuator etc- which i plan to ceramic coar and/or heatwrap, i have a 8mm ss EGR blanking plate (which i plan to fit the EGT sensor to) and an EGT gauge). With keeping the stock manifold i would probably be stuck with the stock turbine, (its a fixed vane) but would like to fit a larger compressor wheel & housing, but here is the thing- i don't want to significantly increase lag / raise the boost threshhold so im looking for a compressor(+ housing) that will icrease the gas-flow/ top end power without doing that - any comments appriciated (i can move this (#2)to my build thread)

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#1 - I feel for you bud, its amazing how everything you've worked for can go wrong so quickly, it seems a waste to the country/ society that someone such as yourself with your skills and experience is on the dole, i hope you find something soon, I see seemingly incompetent people (from my perspective, anyway) in good, secure, well paid jobs and i often wonder how they got them - maybe its true what they say - its who you know not what you know, or the ones who are most "economical with the truth" on their CV gets the interview, and the best BSer, gets the job.

#2 -

Ive dabbled a bit in motorsport, and am wondering if you could help me with my little project -

http://www.fordownersclub.com/forums/topic/42441-my-mondeo/

I think i have pushed the little GT20 turbo about as far as it can go - i have a fully adjustable boost controller and i seem to have reached a "plateo" where i am increasing the boost but not getting any more power gains, the power drops off at the "top end" - i would like to extend it its a low budjet project and i want to retain the stock injectors, exhaust manifold (i have a second one, with turbo/ actuator etc- which i plan to ceramic coar and/or heatwrap, i have a 8mm ss EGR blanking plate (which i plan to fit the EGT sensor to) and an EGT gauge). With keeping the stock manifold i would probably be stuck with the stock turbine, (its a fixed vane) but would like to fit a larger compressor wheel & housing, but here is the thing- i don't want to significantly increase lag / raise the boost threshhold so im looking for a compressor(+ housing) that will icrease the gas-flow/ top end power without doing that - any comments appriciated (i can move this (#2)to my build thread)

It sounds to me like youve reached the limits of the fuel supply, and no amount of forcing more air in will create any more power. You will most certainly running lean at the top end too. So what I would do is adjust the boost to the point where its the max boost you can run before it levels out. Have you had the ecu mapped at all?? If so is there any more headroom to increase the injectors open phase??

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It sounds to me like youve reached the limits of the fuel supply, and no amount of forcing more air in will create any more power. You will most certainly running lean at the top end too. So what I would do is adjust the boost to the point where its the max boost you can run before it levels out. Have you had the ecu mapped at all?? If so is there any more headroom to increase the injectors open phase??

Thanks fot that - ill put the answer in my build thread -

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