I have one outside socket like that...I put a dab of vaseline on the
buld threads before putting in socket.
You cant blame anything on the Chinese or the mexicans or the
Indians....the state of the US economy is our fault...we demand cheaper
goods we demand higher wages....countries like india, thailand, china
are now realizing that if they improve quality they can sell goods in
america.....it is american businesses and american politicians who are
aiding these countries....
China gonna be selling cars in the US in 2007, 7000.00 for a small car
with 100,000 mile or 10 year warranty......and they are going to have
upscale models comparable to BMWs, lexus for around 20,000
Ford is laying off 30,000 workers...those jobs are not coming back...GM
laid off 30,000 workers last year didnt they...those jobs wont be
The worlds economy is levelling out..as countries like the US, Britain,
Canada and Japan get a little poorer...typically poor countries like
China are getting a bit richer.
If China improves their good to a point where US consumers will buy
them China can pretty much just wreck our economy.
I've been checking out typically Cheap and crude Chinese tools and
equipment and over the past few years they have made remarkable strides
in improving quality and finish.
But again....its not chinas fault..we dont have to buy the goods...we
dont have to sell them the raw materials....but we do