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scrape

A slang expression for a property with improvements that should be bulldozed because they detract from the value of the land.Example: “That old shopping center is a scrape.”

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In this work, an oil transport mechanism that is closely associated with the dimensions of a scraper ring step will be described.
The most important part of the scraper is the blade, so ensure that it's in good shape.
The CDF knife scrapers are set to a fixed point on the rotating disc, allowing contaminants on the disc to be immediately removed as they are brought to the knife, instead of being dragged across the filter screen by the knife as in other designs.
Keep that from happening to your scraper by lubing the grease fittings on the bottom rollers with GAA during scheduled services.
Buy the Bahco 625 Premium Ergonomic Carbide Scraper ($20 to $24) online at jamestowndistributors.com or amazon.com, or look for it at hardware and woodworking stores.
To make sure you are safe this winter, get down to Tesco (stores that sell the Irish Mirror in ROI only) today or tomorrow to pick up your free AA Ice Scraper.
"Having worked with a number of CMMS/EAM products, I value the simplicity of Smartware Group's Bigfoot maintenance solution," said Scraper. "Its breadth of functionality and ease of use allows organizations to see quick results, which is a unique proposition within the CMMS/EAM industry.
They can be equipped with two different types of sweep blades: the Side-wall Scraper for thixotropic materials, and the Anchor Helix Scraper blade for heavier, tackier materials.
Q | had a lot of growth on the bottom of my boat this season and went through the miserable, dirty process of scraping it with a plastic scraper. But there are still a lot of spots where the plastic scraper wasn't tough enough to get everything off.
The latest woodworking instructional reference from Linden Publishing, "How To Choose & Use Bench Planes and Scrapers" by professional cabinet maker John English is a 120-page compendium focused on the proper selection and maintenance of those indispensable woodworking tools, the plane and the scraper.
Enter the boot scraper. Placed by the back porch, pasture gate or barn door, these handy devices will make quick work of the wet stuff on your Wellingtons.
A paint and varnish scraper (also called a "wood scraper") removes old finishes and smoothes the surface with its sharp cutting blade.