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Old 28-02-2013, 18:13   #16
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Re: I'm an Idiot, Or How Not to Install a New Racor

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I knew a bloke who was a technical writer for a pump company - ie he wrote instruction books. These were complicated big pumps used on oil rigs etc. He tells me he would write some text that made no sense to anybody in about 1 in 10 instruction books just to see how many calls he would get.

he retired 2 years ago and at his retirement party he noted he had written over 600 manuals, which had been translated into 20 odd languages and he had NEVER received a call about the "weird text" he wrote.

Men dont read instructions
Lawyers do, in preparation for the inquest.

Draw your own conclusions.
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Hi all, thanks for the replies. While still accepting all blame, for the record, the Racor that I installed as a replacement does not have a band on it. The one I pulled off did, so I am still at fault. Live and learn!!!

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Re: I'm an Idiot, Or How Not to Install a New Racor

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Re: I'm an Idiot, Or How Not to Install a New Racor

at least you found the problem before calling for help on it.....good work.
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