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  Topic: Life after BREXIT
Hairyloon

Replies: 32
Views: 347
PostForum: Downsizing abroad   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 19 9:07 pm   Subject: Life after BREXIT
Makes one wonder why a well established German company like Thyssen Krupp would want to buy into Tata at Port Talbot...

Don't Tata build really really cheap cars? Or they had plans to, possibly bui ...
  Topic: Life after BREXIT
Hairyloon

Replies: 32
Views: 347
PostForum: Downsizing abroad   Posted: Fri Jan 18, 19 3:56 pm   Subject: Life after BREXIT
The queues will all be reduced by not having all that traffic to & from the car plants that have moved abroad, likewise all the other industry that's running away.
  Topic: Life after BREXIT
Hairyloon

Replies: 32
Views: 347
PostForum: Downsizing abroad   Posted: Thu Jan 17, 19 5:28 pm   Subject: Life after BREXIT
http://www.downsizer.net/gallery/29706/4252.jpg

https://www.theguardian.com/politics/2019/jan/16/billboard-campaign-reminds-voters-of-mps-brexit-promises

Not sure if that image is displaying. It ...
  Topic: Gove,coal and wood
Hairyloon

Replies: 15
Views: 293
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Jan 15, 19 6:00 pm   Subject: Gove,coal and wood
What is missing there and in other articles I have scanned, is any trace of numbers.
How does burning wood compare to diesel pollution or any other form of pollution?

Wood-burning stoves give off ...
  Topic: How Different US States Generate Electricity
Hairyloon

Replies: 26
Views: 2338
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Dec 28, 18 2:33 pm   Subject: How Different US States Generate Electricity
Sorry about the chemistry HL, but I was trying to clarify it in my own head as much as anything.

No problem at all. I am quite happy to either give or receive lessons.

Jam Lady you are right ab ...
  Topic: How Different US States Generate Electricity
Hairyloon

Replies: 26
Views: 2338
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Dec 26, 18 11:41 am   Subject: How Different US States Generate Electricity
I assume you mean HL that when you burn methane you are burning both carbon and hydrogen atoms rather than just the pure carbon of coal.
Slightly oversimplified, but good enough unless there is a cal ...
  Topic: How Different US States Generate Electricity
Hairyloon

Replies: 26
Views: 2338
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Dec 26, 18 2:33 am   Subject: How Different US States Generate Electricity
I found that strange for Anthracite to be a higher omitter of co2 than lignite,when it is well known that a lot more lignite needs to be burned to produce the same heat...

It's carbon vs hydrogen i ...
  Topic: How Different US States Generate Electricity
Hairyloon

Replies: 26
Views: 2338
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Tue Dec 25, 18 9:15 am   Subject: How Different US States Generate Electricity
It is disappointing that so many states are reliant on fossil fuels. It doesn't make a lot of sense in terms of climate change to go from coal to gas, especially if, as Ty says, it comes from fracked ...
  Topic: Learning to weld
Hairyloon

Replies: 19
Views: 1316
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Dec 18, 18 9:59 am   Subject: Learning to weld
Husband's grandfather was too tight to have the rather breakable shades on his gas lamps, so every time a moth flew in it had to be chased out before it hit and broke the gas mantle.

Reminds me of ...
  Topic: Learning to weld
Hairyloon

Replies: 19
Views: 1316
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Dec 16, 18 4:55 pm   Subject: Learning to weld
gas is totally unsuitable unless you have expert tuition and remember it

Also because it is a whole lot more expensive, not just to set up, but with ongoing costs as you can only rent the gas bottl ...
  Topic: Learning to weld
Hairyloon

Replies: 19
Views: 1316
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Dec 15, 18 9:32 pm   Subject: Learning to weld
I concur with the suggestion to get some kit and have a go, just remember that it gets very hot, and doesn't cool down as fast as you might think.

Unless you're going for oxy-aceytlene, I firmly re ...
  Topic: it is getting windy
Hairyloon

Replies: 12
Views: 2623
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Dec 02, 18 12:32 pm   Subject: it is getting windy
Good thing we are producing more electricity by renewable resource, but still a long way to go.
I don't think that more wind is the right answer to that one though.

While we're on the subject thou ...
  Topic: mweep wow
Hairyloon

Replies: 7
Views: 2125
PostForum: Fishing   Posted: Fri Nov 23, 18 8:38 am   Subject: Re: mweep wow

Supporting evidence of the existence of a god with a warped imagination: HTF does a thing like that evolve?!
  Topic: Kiwi berries?
Hairyloon

Replies: 16
Views: 4466
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Nov 19, 18 10:57 am   Subject: Kiwi berries?
They're a lot browner than ours.
  Topic: Time lapse software.
Hairyloon

Replies: 5
Views: 1926
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Sat Nov 17, 18 4:22 pm   Subject: Time lapse software.
I'm giving Kdenlive a go: I'll let you know how I get on...
 
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