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Wife dropped the steam iron on a hard floor


and the thing had tamper-proof Torx fasteners.  The hardware store had two sets of Torx like this but one had much distinct cogs than the other and this is the only ones that worked. 

Anybody ever notice Torx bits that not compatible with some fasteners and yet they are both called Torx?  I learn sumpin' new everday.  I'll see if Grainger's tech help line can shed some light on this.  It's not the "Torx Plus" profile.

Anyway, Macy's seems to agree to an exchange as long as I bring in the iron, which is now a collection of parts.  Couldn't fix it - the plastic housing was cracked which caused the connection between the water reservoir and the heated metal base it to leak like a sieve.



-- Edited by WT on Saturday 14th of April 2012 12:40:10 PM



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If Macy's will stand behind it then you must be living right, WT !

Glad the iron didn't meet the Wiffy's toe on the way to the floor "ouch" !



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Actually the experience was not as advertised.
A woman manager who by her appearance was probably of an alternate sexual persuasion took issue with what this employee implied, in other words, "Why should Macy's be responsible for a dropped iron?" but she did give us 15% of the going rate for a new iron for our inconvenience.

This was probably the most humorless woman I've seen in my whole long life.

Presumably I will be lengthening the cord on this iron just like I did on the first one - 6' of #16 with a solder splice and some heat-shrink tubing. This, in order to reach an outlet that is not already running near its max ampacity.



-- Edited by WT on Saturday 14th of April 2012 05:38:30 PM

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left footed MANagers can be a pita !

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left footed MANagers can be a pita !


  GEEZE,,,,,,,that couldn't have been your left footed sister could it ?



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hahaha, i dont know rat, mite be. hahaha

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Hey Rat, so far there's 2 Geezer comments that I have personally written down to use at a later date.

1. left-footed

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2. makes you feel like you didn't wipe good enuff

Maybe we should start a "Texas one-liners Hall of Fame?"



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You guys are a bad influence on me!  biggrin



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You guys are a bad influence on me!  biggrin


Hahahaha - - - - "we try our best" biggrin

I'll bet you knew some "Bros" like us when you were stationed in Alamo City!

 



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You guys are a bad influence on me!  biggrin


Hahahaha - - - - "we try our best" biggrin

I'll bet you knew some "Bros" like us when you were stationed in Alamo City!

 


 Probably, but I did not realize it.  

I was kinda' busy and distracted threatening a Major about going public with AF misconduct.  Things got pretty interesting after that and stayed that way until the day I drove out of SA for the last time. 

Oh, yeah. . .



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Maybe we should start a "Texas one-liners Hall of Fame?" 

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I'd use one of them and my Bride would ask "what's that s'pose to mean?" or someone would look at me like I had farted in a holy place.  I am quickly adopting a real complex, and I am turning to keeping my mouth shut even more than I usually have for most of my life; I'm seriously thinkin' about just stoppin' talkin'. 



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I'd use one of them and my Bride would ask "what's that s'pose to mean?" or someone would look at me like I had farted in a holy place.  I am quickly adopting a real complex, and I am turning to keeping my mouth shut even more than I usually have for most of my life; I'm seriously thinkin' about just stoppin' talkin'. 

 If it's any consulation, Pal, you're not alone in the "probably should not say anything department" - - - - - I've almost gotten it down pat when we are in the car going somewhere and I use the "can't hear ya because of the road noise so if it ain't important or a valid question then don't bother" - - - - now that comment also gets some pretty killer looks but looks won't kill ya - at least that's what they keep telling me



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I'M in hog heaven since I got hearing aids, WITH VOLUME control. the road noise comment didn't work for me, it was just a stedy barrage of chatter. now I reach up behind my ear and she get quiet as a church mouse, with a NASTY look on her facebiggrin

 My dad was famous for Texas one liners, I still use them a times, but no one knows what the hell they mean, so it just makes me look stupider than I actually am..( if thats possable) especally in this part of the country,, bunch of ferners up here  we call em "Calif Prune Pickers" which is weird because most Californians decended from Texas, but now over run with the south of the Border invaders,

 



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And, on a totally unrelated subject, stink bugs captured in a glass jar with a cardboard top and exposed for 7 seconds in the microwave assures 100% mortality.  After only 4 seconds they just get pretty upset.



-- Edited by WT on Monday 16th of April 2012 03:49:36 PM

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And, on a totally unrelated subject, stink bugs captured in a glass jar with a cardboard top and exposed for 7 seconds in the microwave assures 100% mortality.  After only 4 seconds they just get pretty upset.


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