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Member postings for Harry Wilkes

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Thread: Precise technical terms.
12/04/2022 13:25:25
Posted by Georgineer on 12/04/2022 12:37:11:

Well, that's two minutes I'll never get back.

Another

internet

video maker

who

thinks

I've

got

all

day

to wait

for

a

cascade

of

obscenities.

George

Zzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzzz

Thread: New member from Kirkbymoorside
08/04/2022 15:29:32

Welcome to the forum

H

Thread: Hello from Cornwall
08/04/2022 15:28:52

Welcome to the forum, shouldn't worry about basic questions that's also my level, looks like you have a nice skill to share smiley

H

Thread: Is it really a joke
07/04/2022 13:40:50
Posted by Gerard O'Toole on 07/04/2022 13:26:49:

It is actually printed by these nutters in America

Who We Are - America Out Loud

Make your own judgement on the veracity of any facts they publish

Nutters or not it's going to happen EV's batteries and energy companies using smart meters to change different rates during the day ! The tariff my company was on when I finished work the rate around 'teatime' led us to stop the afternoon shift

h

Thread: Polishing Brass
06/04/2022 21:24:36

Take a look at clickspring on youtube he gets greats results

H

Thread: Why is electricity so expensive?
05/04/2022 16:50:30

without been political we are ripped off by energy providers whilst I'm not a supporter of public ownership I have for a long time energy providers should taken into public ownership at least that way we would not have to pay shareholders !

H

Thread: Besler Steam Airplane 1933
04/04/2022 16:30:50

Good link thanks and it reminded me of an interesting book I read sometime back on the Royal Navy's K class sub's

H

Edited By Harry Wilkes on 04/04/2022 16:37:38

Thread: new member
27/03/2022 08:09:01

Welcome to the forum

H

Thread: LED bulbs
23/03/2022 16:48:44

Share your pain since the last couple of years I keep receipts ! Had some fun at B&Q taking stuff back wink

H

Thread: Hello all.
19/03/2022 16:05:03

Welcome to the forum

H

Thread: Hello from Germany
19/03/2022 16:04:34

Welcome to the forum

H

Thread: Hermes and couriers
17/03/2022 17:03:35
Posted by Hopper on 17/03/2022 10:29:06:
Posted by Howi on 17/03/2022 10:06:37:

No! not lazy, but under extreme pressure to deliver far too many parcels in too short a time. This leads to delivery drivers taking the least path of resistance - it's human nature.

That right there is the crux of the problem. Many delivery drivers are "gig economy" contractors who are required to deliver a massive amount of parcels in a short time for not very much money. Many are lucky if they make minimum wage. You get what you pay for.

The sooner we move away from the "gig economy" and back to a fair day's wages for a fair day's work, the sooner the problem will be alleviated.

Agreed but then everyone will be complaining about increased prices !

H

Thread: Hello from Lincoln
17/03/2022 12:41:28

Welcome to the forum

H

Thread: Changing my Email client
16/03/2022 16:54:03

Steve F advice good Ive used thunderbird for some years without any problems until sky moved to Yahoo and for me the best fix was to loose the sky email address

H

Thread: hello from Italy
14/03/2022 18:45:35

Welcome to the forum

H

Thread: Don't really know where to Topic this.
10/03/2022 21:00:28

Thanks for the link

H

Thread: Firing a 1" Minnie
08/03/2022 16:46:09
Posted by Harry Wilkes on 07/03/2022 20:56:15:

I once owned a 2" TE and had great difficulty getting it to steam in the end I tried a small fan which I purchased off ebay it worked a treat along with charcoal soaked in paraffin then once alight just charcoal, to keep it running as already been said needed constant attention

H

Today talking to a friend he said that when he had his Minnie he used a cheap air pump the one used for blowing up inflatable he made a pipe to fit in the chimney to this he added a second piece of pipe at 45deg to which he could attach the air pump using this method he generated enough draft to light the engine

H

07/03/2022 20:56:15

I once owned a 2" TE and had great difficulty getting it to steam in the end I tried a small fan which I purchased off ebay it worked a treat along with charcoal soaked in paraffin then once alight just charcoal, to keep it running as already been said needed constant attention

H

Thread: What Did you do Today 2022
07/03/2022 18:47:18

Still being on 'light duties' was indoors today and came across my Daughters cine camera in the camera bag were four 90mins 8mm cassette's so made a start on get them on disc

H

Thread: New Member Greg Savage
07/03/2022 16:14:20

Welcome to the forum

H

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