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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 02:43 PM
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Just watched the new cap being place over the broken BOP
Let's hope it works. http://www.cnn.com /

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DCBob Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 02:43 PM
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1. Lets hope this one works...
fingers x'd!
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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 02:49 PM
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3. Looks like that piece of metal to the left is a problem. It could
Edited on Sun Jul-11-10 02:50 PM by alfredo
Be an alignment problem. There is another one on the other side.
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bbinacan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 02:47 PM
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2. Does this mean
they are ahead of schedule?
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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 02:56 PM
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4. It appears to be seated!! I guess now they attach the hose?
Edited on Sun Jul-11-10 03:00 PM by alfredo
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LisaL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 03:02 PM
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8. No, they will not attach a hose because this is not a cap.
Edited on Sun Jul-11-10 03:28 PM by LisaL
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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 03:21 PM
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10. I see now it is just an adaptor or other such device.
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LisaL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 03:23 PM
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12. Yes, the large cap is supposed to go on top of it.
Edited on Sun Jul-11-10 03:27 PM by LisaL
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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 04:26 PM
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15. So glad to see progress. Fingers X'd
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LisaL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 03:01 PM
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7. No it does not.
Edited on Sun Jul-11-10 03:27 PM by LisaL
The cap hasn't been attached yet.
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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 06:09 PM
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17. Let's hope this is the beginning of the end.
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Scurrilous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 02:59 PM
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5. K & R
:thumbsup:
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LisaL Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 03:01 PM
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6. No you did not. This is not a cap, this is a spool. The cap
Edited on Sun Jul-11-10 03:27 PM by LisaL
will go on top of it.
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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 03:22 PM
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11. When they panned back I saw that is was not the cap.
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Catshrink Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 03:04 PM
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9. The bolts are supposed to weigh 50# each.
Dang.
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tridim Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 03:27 PM
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13. Been watching here since about 8 pm last night.
http://www.josephpalmer.com/ROV.html

It's now fully seated, waiting for the bolts now. Then the new cap.

We could be a day away from NO MORE OIL LEAKING! On Obama's orders BTW.
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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 04:28 PM
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16. Bush would have given them a tax break.
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Xipe Totec Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 07:43 PM
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19. Holy Shit! I just saw a dolphin swim by on one of the cams! nt
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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 10:00 PM
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21. It was wearing a hazmat suit
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The Backlash Cometh Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 04:02 PM
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14. Thanks alfredo.
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MineralMan Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 07:24 PM
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18. Let's all hope this strategy works, OK?
Anything that stops or slows the spewing of oil into the gulf is a good thing. Bravo, if they can get it working.
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alfredo Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 10:02 PM
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22. They are showing something odd. It's a cylinder and a
pipe centered in the cylinder.

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Scurrilous Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Sun Jul-11-10 08:13 PM
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20. Kick
:kick:
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