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What a bunch of BS.

Discussion in 'Members' Lounge' started by efhondakid, Mar 31, 2009.

  1. efhondakid

    efhondakid My name is Byron. VIP

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    are they banning electronics also? I know that there is lead free solder, but I'm not sure if it's mandatory to use.
     
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    99sidude Moderator Moderator VIP

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    The lead scare is so overblown, and this is another example. My grandfather talks about how they would play with mercury, another "deadly" heavy metal, with their hands at school. Guess what he's 83 years old and still ticking.
     
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    this all came about from fucking china shipping toys to the US with lead in them
    the kind of toys kids would put in their mouth
    and lead has some horrible side effects, and also fucks up unborn children
     
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    jamesA Well known pissed off telephone guy VIP

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    Ingesting mercury/lead is much a different story than playing with it in your hands.
     
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    phunky.buddha Admin with a big stick Admin VIP

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    Lame. I'm glad we've got a humongous blanket waiver for lead solder in our operations. We'll never go lead free. :)
     
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    government will never go lead free, too many issues with wiskers in electronics.
     
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    efhondakid My name is Byron. VIP

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    The worst part is if say you have a CRF 50 (kids bike) you cant even buy OEM replacement parts for it.
     
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