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  Topic: Electrics q
GrahamH

Replies: 13
Views: 15280
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu May 09, 19 7:12 pm   Subject: Electrics q
Latest regs now 18th Edition.
  Topic: Most wood energy schemes are a 'disaster' for climate change
GrahamH

Replies: 44
Views: 233503
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Feb 28, 17 4:20 am   Subject: Most wood energy schemes are a 'disaster' for climate change
Climate Change is difficult to question in my opinion due to the large amount of false data put out by supporters of both sides of the argument.
I personally do believe there is a change happening; w ...
  Topic: tesla get a bit nearer to mass scale clean energy.
GrahamH

Replies: 17
Views: 137369
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Feb 09, 17 11:39 pm   Subject: tesla get a bit nearer to mass scale clean energy.
Not new technology. Again Telsa has good PR but not innovation.

Both systems (Dpack & Onemanbands posts) provide energy for 'spikes'. However, in the Telsa system old type batteries are used (e ...
  Topic: Cheap Foriegn Imports?
GrahamH

Replies: 22
Views: 154375
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Nov 09, 16 10:48 pm   Subject: Cheap Foriegn Imports?
Cast iron can now be repaired due to new materials.
Most stoves are gray cast iron (high carbon content), use of a 'cold cast rod' if electrode or a mig (brazing wire not steel wire) can be used. Not ...
  Topic: The Class of 2016
GrahamH

Replies: 8
Views: 15485
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon Nov 07, 16 7:22 am   Subject: The Class of 2016
Nice background and great looking birds.
  Topic: seasons changing
GrahamH

Replies: 17
Views: 32201
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Oct 25, 16 10:06 pm   Subject: seasons changing
Well into the typhoon season now.....arrived back from the UK in time for the super typhoon with 150mph winds. Next one due today.....wind already steadily increasing to above 80mph.
October gardenin ...
  Topic: What's blowing my electrics?
GrahamH

Replies: 94
Views: 361621
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 16 10:46 am   Subject: What's blowing my electrics?
Yes DP, time served spark needs to upgrade when new editions come out by the one day C and G course. Each edition is updated by several versions named by the colour of the cover of the regs. So for ex ...
  Topic: What's blowing my electrics?
GrahamH

Replies: 94
Views: 361621
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 16 9:31 am   Subject: What's blowing my electrics?
HL...my last ticket was for the 16th Edition, it is now the 17th I think.
It was not an exam but was a City and Guilds one day course, ticket given upon completion.
Probably the same now....worth do ...
  Topic: What's blowing my electrics?
GrahamH

Replies: 94
Views: 361621
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 16 9:04 am   Subject: What's blowing my electrics?
The wiring here in my house is not as the UK. In the UK it would be classed as TN-C
Two wires, a live and a combined earth/neutral. Stand on a wet floor in the laundry room and touch the washing mach ...
  Topic: What's blowing my electrics?
GrahamH

Replies: 94
Views: 361621
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Wed Sep 14, 16 2:01 am   Subject: What's blowing my electrics?
Long extension leads can compromise your disconnection times especially with RCD protection..
  Topic: Tablet suggestions
GrahamH

Replies: 45
Views: 80694
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Mon Aug 01, 16 8:56 am   Subject: Tablet suggestions
The wife has had the Samsung for 18 months now, no problems so far.
In the shop we were offered a choice of two, one a Chinese. Same packaging and looks. Very difficult to see the difference .Less t ...
  Topic: on a happy theme...please join in we need it
GrahamH

Replies: 211
Views: 93406
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 16 6:45 am   Subject: on a happy theme...please join in we need it
These were ready today, not very large but OK considering the lack of care.
No idea of the type, sown from saved seeds.


http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/28353/squash.JPG
  Topic: patching up the wounded
GrahamH

Replies: 17
Views: 48026
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Fri Jul 29, 16 12:25 am   Subject: patching up the wounded
Hi DP.
Only one of the five, Rap, loves the water. When he sleeps I think he dreams he is a Newfoundland.
When I take the dogs in, Rap is always alongside and does help in reassuring.
Sea baths hel ...
  Topic: patching up the wounded
GrahamH

Replies: 17
Views: 48026
PostForum: Livestock and Pets   Posted: Thu Jul 28, 16 10:25 pm   Subject: patching up the wounded
Good result Dp.

Badger dislocated one of his hind legs a few weeks ago....went back in but left a bump and he walked on three.

I've been massaging each day and it has improved with him now using ...
  Topic: filling in strike plate gaps
GrahamH

Replies: 13
Views: 29248
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Wed Jul 27, 16 9:58 am   Subject: filling in strike plate gaps
What will be the final finish?
Different fillers needed for varnished or painted surfaces.
I am not aware of the fillers now available in the UK but I am sure one of Downsizers will point you in the ...
 
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