Here is a list of all the postings Brian Sweeting has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: A Certain Age|
It's not just me then, thank goodness.
The number of times recently when I've walked out 9f the kitchen thinking "I'll look that up on the computer". Then to sit there looking at the blank search engine screen thinking "what was it again?"
|Thread: Pop ups on my Samsung phone|
You could also try using DuckDuckGo instead of Chrome.
|Thread: Travelling in Tiers|
It's tough for my sister in law. She lives in a their 3 town with the main shopping areas located in teir 2 areas.
|Thread: New Lathe at Lidl|
I know, you feel wasted some days don't you?
|Thread: The Museum of Retro Technology|
Thanks for that.
|Thread: magnetic clutch|
Had one in my Subaru Justy years ago, great device.
|Thread: Cutting Small Discs out of Glass|
You can also get hole saws with diamond grit edges, not sure if any sizes would be suitable.
|Thread: C0 Lathe Blowing Fuses. Control board short?|
Cheeky question but have you checked the power lead?
|Thread: For the latest in PC fashion! (Anyone here with a Master's Degree?)|
I was a little confused with their description of the glass. Is 'outwardly curving' be the new 'convex'?
|Thread: adjustable motor mounts|
Depending on the size of your slots would a zebeddy c-channel fixing be any good?
|Thread: Experiences with cordless drills|
It is possible to open up your battery pack and replace the nicad cells.
|Thread: High Temperature Air Source Heat Pumps for Domestic Heating|
Steve, I was going make a suggestion regarding the Scandinavian options as it was raised many years ago when I was involved in the trade.
Although dry air obviously has an impact you would also find that they used a wider fin spacing on the coils. This reduced the don't problem because the ice could not combine with the ice on adjacent fins and allowed much quicker defrosts.
Robert Atkinson: Recommending single splits over multis indicates lack of skill/knowledge regarding the installation.
|Thread: Home Automation Technique|
If you feel like making use of your Arduino knowledge then Indestructibles have a Dewpoint controller which is the best way of monitoring your conditions.
|Thread: Shopvac Recommendations (Hoover, Vacuum Cleaner, Dust/Chip Collection)|
As you have a few machines would a central vacuum system, home made of course, be a worthwhile thought?
Rigid plastic tube from each machine back to the vacuum with a local, short, flexible plugged in as required.
|Thread: Lathe electrical drawing|
Shouldn't the foot switch only enable the motor when there is a foot on the pedal, rather like a dead man's handle?
|Thread: Problems reading from a 3.5" floppy disc|
Try a disk cleaner in the drives.
Are the drive at the same temperature? Disks and drives expand and contract which can put the tracks out of alignment.
|Thread: Burgess BK3 MK2 capacitor|
Do we know the required capacitor voltage? This is almost more important than the uf rating.
|Thread: Tachometers sensor magnet|
Make sure that you stick the magnet the right way around, you just know that it will happen.
|Thread: Use of 2 front wheeled motorcycles on the TdeF|
Mind you Piaggio started it with their MP3 scooter.
|Thread: Scaling back forum activity|
It's always a shame when someone feels the need to resign (or semi) from a forum such as this but it has to be remembered that times and people do change.
I have been a moderator on an engineering forum for over 19 years now and it is noticeable how the users (members) interest changes over time. There is an initial keenness to be in contact with like minded people and to share experiences whether gaining or giving knowledge.
After a while the realisation sets in that you know as much as you need too and you no longer know more than those asking the questions. You also notice that the newcomers queries begin to get repetitively similar and suggesting that the search facility is used normally falls on deaf ears.
There are times, no doubt, when moderators may seem harsh but consider also the logistics of the forum. There is minimum advertising here because it is, I believe, run by a commercial enterprise. The owners therefore are entitled to set some rules and live by them. If these rules do not sit well with you then of course you have the right to stand back.
I do find it a shame that Barrie felt the need to publicize his disagreement with Jason as it does not allow Jason to defend his position and as such seems somewhat unfair. A quiet departure with PMs to close contacts would have been more diplomatic.
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