OIL TASTING


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Have you tried TASTING YOUR OIL?

YES
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12%
NO
20
59%
Still thinking.
0
No votes
I'll have MIKEY do it.
10
29%
 
Total votes: 34

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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by ct1500 » Thu Dec 07, 2017 7:27 pm



No biggie Floyd. :|.


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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by FM-USA » Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:56 am

We humans are all different, and that IS a good thing. If we were all the same, can you imagine the boredom, stagnation, etc.?

I've always been the helpful type, when I first came here (and other 'facts' site), I posted several 'Helpful Heloise' items for all to try if they cared to. NONE were dangerous. Some of my posts I've tossed in this little :mrgreen: or :twisted: to let all know it was more or less a joke/kidding. But humans only see what they want to see. ... :roll:

Throughout this site other folks offered up their ideas, hints and suggestions but I've never seen this kind of negativeness in those.
For that, thanks (hence the T-shirt) that's how I really felt. Friends/Wing Family? yah-right.
(UP YOURS, with a rubber hose, filled with extract of carcinogens)


THIS thread. Being curious type I wondered how many had tried this old farmers trick, IF any.
WOW W.T.PHQ, IF I KNEW I'd get this kind of response, I'd never-EVER would have posted.
Lastly... ya, yay.
As for your CARCINOGEN comments.
I've been tasting my oils for about 55+ years now (mini bikes) and NEVER-EVER had negative health issues from it.
YA-yah you said..., come-on, did it need to be that negative?

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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by 823JIM » Fri Apr 13, 2018 3:45 pm

FM-USA wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 8:56 am
We humans are all different, and that IS a good thing. If we were all the same, can you imagine the boredom, stagnation, etc.?

I've always been the helpful type, when I first came here (and other 'facts' site), I posted several 'Helpful Heloise' items for all to try if they cared to. NONE were dangerous. Some of my posts I've tossed in this little :mrgreen: or :twisted: to let all know it was more or less a joke/kidding. But humans only see what they want to see. ... :roll:

Throughout this site other folks offered up their ideas, hints and suggestions but I've never seen this kind of negativeness in those.
For that, thanks (hence the T-shirt) that's how I really felt. Friends/Wing Family? yah-right.
(UP YOURS, with a rubber hose, filled with extract of carcinogens)


THIS thread. Being curious type I wondered how many had tried this old farmers trick, IF any.
WOW W.T.PHQ, IF I KNEW I'd get this kind of response, I'd never-EVER would have posted.
Lastly... ya, yay.
As for your CARCINOGEN comments.
I've been tasting my oils for about 55+ years now (mini bikes) and NEVER-EVER had negative health issues from it.
YA-yah you said..., come-on, did it need to be that negative?

TATA

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The acids in the oil isn't the only thing that is a little bitter, me thinks.


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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by dingdong » Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:50 pm

First of all: Welcome back! I knew you wouldn't be able to stay away forever. 👏 Anything new on any other subjects but this one. ;)
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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by TwoTone Trike » Fri Apr 13, 2018 7:48 pm

Hey FM, Don't take it to hard. I believe that you should never waste a good opportunity to learn something. I know the old timers had their way of doing things that worked. But that is one thing I don't think that I would like to try.

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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by FM-USA » Fri Apr 13, 2018 10:28 pm

dingdong wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 5:50 pm
First of all: Welcome back! I knew you wouldn't be able to stay away forever. 👏 Anything new on any other subjects but this one. ;)


Read in due time Mr Phelps.
This message will self destruct in .. .. .. .. .. .. .. .. ..

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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by TwoTone Trike » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:27 pm

Hey FM, Sorry to hear that. Sounds like a good ride is in order. God bless,Tony

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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by FM-USA » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:33 pm

TwoTone Trike wrote:
Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:27 pm
Hey FM, Sorry to hear that. Sounds like a good ride is in order. God bless,Tony
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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by TwoTone Trike » Fri Apr 13, 2018 11:55 pm

May the sun always be upon on your face, the wind always at your back, and may you be in heaven an hour before the devil knows you're dead. Prayers for you and yours, Tony.

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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by FM-USA » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:01 am

Nitrile gloves became vogue when snowFLAKES graduated mechanics school.


REAL MEN used new motor oil to clean their hands of old oil & grease.
Of these REAL MEN, I've never heard of nor did an online search produce those getting skin cancer.
Those gloves are for the Woosies who know NOT how to clean their hands. One near effortless & EZ way is called "Doing the dishes". DUH!

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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by TwoTone Trike » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:30 am

I know what you're saying. When I've cut myself pretty bad working on a car or motorcycle I would put used grimey motor oil off of the engine in the cut to stop the bleeding. May not sound like the brightest thing in the world to do, but it worked till I could get it taken care of.

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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by FM-USA » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:34 am

OOooh, I couldn't do that. Worm guts, gazillions of bacteria etc.
Hot water rinse, grin & bear it, then freeze it with cold water... off to docs later.
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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by TwoTone Trike » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:51 am

I know, I know but, the point is that people, especially the old timers did things that sounded unorthidox that worked for them. And that is something that I learned from an old timer just as you learned about tasting your oil. So don't let the negative comments about it get to you! We can all learn something from others. I'm sure there are going to be a lot of comments about my post about oil in a cut. I've also learned to never pass up a good opportunity to keep your mouth shut :lol: :lol: :lol:

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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by FM-USA » Sat Apr 14, 2018 12:56 am

I do know of the old mechanics trick... or was it war wounds?
For bad cuts, pack it with new grease. New grease is sterile or reasonably so.
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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by TwoTone Trike » Sat Apr 14, 2018 1:02 am

Yeah, But when grease wasn't available it sufficed.

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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by brettchallenger » Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:46 am

Grease, in the form of petroleum jelly eg Vaseline, is very useful for stopping bleeding, you see it used widely in the boxing ring and on sports fields as a stop gap until sutures can be used. I wouldn't advocate using general grease - the sort used to pack bearings.
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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by dingdong » Sat Apr 14, 2018 8:29 am

My father used to use "coal oil" :o :shock: on wounds. Used it on himself, us kids and any animals that had open wounds. When we would "cut" the pigs he would fill the cavity with it.
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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by TwoTone Trike » Sat Apr 14, 2018 11:04 am

Same here with my dad and grandfather. Especially true of the pigs, bulls etc.

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Re: OIL TASTING

Post by brettchallenger » Sat Apr 14, 2018 2:25 pm

I suspect many of us are of an age whose parents lived and survived in a time before antibiotics, and they may well have seen the horrific consequences of sepsis. Given that many bugs are now showing resistance to antibiotics, we could well be moving back to a time when insignificant cuts and abrasions may give rise to life threatening conditions. Unfortunately, many of the "remedies" used back in the day were useless and some made matters much worse eg applying grease to burns, but people cling on to them. Even in hospitals to this day, it is not unusual to see patients being given saline baths.


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