i got a similar problem, re: a brass faucet adaptor that slipped/fell into
the drain... can't see it... small retriever won't work... i posted my
question and got an *excellent* reply that im anxious to try out as soon
as the ice melts... do a shop-vac attachment to grap onto to lost item
it sounds very encouraging...
best of luck, btw, brass isn't magnetic...
:> Hey OP, are you a student who's been
:> lying to us and wasting our time? If so, I hope you fail
: the course.
:> If it's not that it will be something else. What goes
: around comes
: After a dozen or so constructive responses to my query it is
: discouraging to hear from someone who suspects the worst in
: people. I have not been lying to anyone, but whether others
: have wasted their time or not remains to be seen. My
: request and situation are genuine.
: Yes, I'm a student. I've been a student of one sort or
: another for most of my 72 years, including those at Harvard.
: I continue to learn, whether it is when formally enrolled,
: lecturing to my students, or just reading newsgroups. The
: $5 reference, followed by a smiley symbol, :-) , was
: intended to suggest that I knew it was an unrealistic
: expectation to obtain such a medical instrument for my
: I continue to appreciate the useful replies to my post.