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Old 02-21-2014, 06:35 PM  
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I thought AlGore already did that...



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We may have to invent some problem he can work on....
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. . .change the course of mighty rivers, bend steel with his bare hands, and who — disguised as Clark Kent, mild-mannered reporter for a great metropolitan newspaper — fights a never ending battle for truth, justice and the American way!


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Well, we could go with that...or maybe find out why they never get my order right at McDonalds.
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We may have to invent some problem he can work on....

Here's my problem, I am a pipeline contractor and to test my pipes I have to pump them up with water to 200psi using a hydrostatic test pump. Now the problem is that it is impossible to compress water and the pipes are steel and don't expand then how is it possible to fit more water in the line to build the pressure?


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Simply leave the pipes half full of air.

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Here's my problem, I am a pipeline contractor and to test my pipes I have to pump them up with water to 200psi using a hydrostatic test pump. Now the problem is that it is impossible to compress water and the pipes are steel and don't expand then how is it possible to fit more water in the line to build the pressure?


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So as you fill the pipe with water
the pressure will go from almost zero to
very high
very quickly.

It's a problem of control.

You need a relief valve on the test pump that releases at 200 PSI, +/-.

Post a link to your test pump. If it's positive displacement it can be easily damaged.
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Well, we could go with that...or maybe find out why they never get my order right at McDonalds.
Around here you may need to habla español.

Farsi may also help when not in McD's.

To put off panhandlers and telemarketers I speak some version of German or start talking nonsense very slowly and with a lot of pauses. It takes some practice to do it convincingly.
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Here's my problem, I am a pipeline contractor and to test my pipes I have to pump them up with water to 200psi using a hydrostatic test pump. Now the problem is that it is impossible to compress water and the pipes are steel and don't expand then how is it possible to fit more water in the line to build the pressure?


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If your pipe is installed with the required slope and you pump it at the top of the slope to 200 lbs, how much pressure do you have at the bottom of the slope?
If the pipe was expandable, you would have fill it to it's max size before you get the needed pressure.
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This seems easy enough.

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Losing weight is not easy. Anybody see a pattern in these numbers?

day| wt, lbs| diff|
MO 170.6 . . . . N/A
TU 170.2 . . . . -0.4
WE 170.4 . . . . 0.2
TH 169.4 . . . . -1
FR 171.2 . . . . 1.8
SA 171.6 . . . . 0.4
SU 172.4 . . . . 0.8
MO 171.2 . . . . -1.2

Ans: drank on friday, lost willpower, gained weight, weekends break the routine.



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