Here is a list of all the postings Ian Skeldon 2 has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Help Needed to Identify This 5 Cylinder Radial Engine|
A lovely engine Alastair, thank you Jason for adding it into the thread.
|Thread: camlock back plate|
|Thread: mystery file|
I used em years ago on lead loaded car bodies, they were known as dreadnoughts but not sure if that's a reference to the make or type. As mentioned, they do make a mess of your fingers if the file stops quickly and you don't.
|Thread: High blood pressure !|
I am a mere 62 years old but seen more than my fair share of drama's, thankfully I have come through everything ok. For the last 8 years I have had irregular heart beats, it has gradually got worse so about 6 months ago I went back to the GP, he said I was in normal sinus but my BP was a little high, I explained that I have already been told that I have paroxysmal AF, he didn't believe me so looked through my notes, Oh yes he said, we will get you on a monitor again.
That showed that my heart rate can be between 31 and 242 beats per minute. Having already been on a couple of different tablets which failed to stop this happening I was sent to see a top cardiac consultant. He looked at various graphs and said that my sinus node was firing off every where and I would probably need open heart surgery rather than catheter ablation, he then went on to explain some of the risks with what I had and what he was going to do.
I decided against the surgery as the odds on it being successful were at best 70%, but several big risks and lots of minor risks that would be life changing, his final summary was, 'lets see you again when your 65, at least you won't have to worry about going to work then'. So I just hope it get's no worse and maybe have a better outlook at 65.
|Thread: Why does everyone disagree with you|
Hahaha Monty Python I think?
I have had some tremendous help from forum members and in all that time only one or two posts that were condescending. I think if I were going to state an opinion I would make it clear from the start that it was just my opinion and others may well disagree with it. Hopefully members will continue to offer advice, support, help and ideas and keep the forum's spirit alive and kicking.
|Thread: I wish mine was like that!|
I remember many, many years ago teenagers with old banger's used to fit CB radios, they were all dead clever and used secret codes such as 'Brown Bottles' meaning beer, or 'square wheels' meaning parked up there were a lot more of these very clever codes in use and all providing a great laugh to the cop that was monitoring the channels for more serious activity taking place on the radios. Usually the criminals using CB didn't use any coding at all.
Sorry to hear of your sad position 34046. I work in health care and as far as I know there are several different types of dementia but sadly none of them are preferable to any of the other types of dementia. As far as I know there is no way of predicting or preventing these conditions, although long term exposure to head trauma (even very mild) is thought to be one cause. I think some medications can slow down the progress in the earlier stages but it really is a horrible illness to witness.
|Thread: Arc Euro Trade website down|
Thanks for the heads up ketan.
|Thread: Last Night's Astro Image|
Have to admit that I haven't got a clue about nebula this and that or ha filters but just looking at the photos makes me think about the scale of everything, if I look up at home I can only see a few stars, so to see just how many stars are out there is mind numbing, by the way, please don't correct me about what are stars and what are other things, I just like there beauty and can live happily not knowing the difference.
Great thought producing photos Neil.
|Thread: Sound recording|
Yes sadly I am beginning to think that might be my best option, if only it was humping, the younger of the two can clearly be heard ranting and shouting then banging the door closed repeatedly for over ten minutes at a time, then maybe again a couple of hours later and now that is nearly every night so I do need to stop it. Might be quicker and even cheaper to upgrade my h fi system.
|Thread: Chinese DRO opinions|
Just checked and now I can see the feedback, don't know why it didn't have that available earlier. Of no concern but it does say the seller is based in China on the feedback page.
Seems a bit of a coincidence that his recent feedback is not available !
|Thread: Sound recording|
Wow thank you for the help, this is the scenario,
My new neighbours (well about 5 years ) have got worse and worse in terms of their behaviour, as I live in a (semi-detached bungalow) the noise levels travel pretty easily and are now beyond a joke. Neither of them work and they have drifted into a pattern whereby they are up until about 05:00 and then sleeping until afternoon. As I work shifts often starting at 07:00 sometimes finishing as late as 21:00 I do need to get four or five hours sleep and this is now not possible as they argue endlessly and then one of the ladies slams a door shut repeatedly for up to about 15 minutes at a time then they start again a few hours later.
I have been told that I need to capture some evidence of this behaviour showing the times and recording the noise, which is loud enough to wake me up every time, so I used the video which has no tape. The image shows the tiem on the alarm clock but even going into the living room where the sound levels are make you jump, it barely captures the sound, there is an external microphone input socket but I wouldn't know which microphone type/make etc to buy.
So I will check out the ideas mentioned and see what looks liek the best way forward.
Once again many thanks,
I recently used my trusty old sony video recorder (digital but old) the quality of the imaging was good enough but you couldn't hear what was being said. Without getting too close and intruding is there any way that I can increase the gain/volume of the audio part of the recording? I expect that I will need to buy a separate microphone but any ideas of which type or even which one?
Thanks for any input on this one as I don't have a clue.
|Thread: Have a look at this, view from the chuck|
I wish I had that much time on my hands, is there going to be a follow up ? View from the tailstock maybe?
|Thread: New legislation that could affect us all.|
Hahaha love it especially ISO 100-R011 - Orientation of lavatory paper in wall-mounted holders. loo roll indeed.
|Thread: Living with an Amadeal (Weiss) VM32L|
Nice looking machine mate and swarf that Jason and Andrew would approve of.
|Thread: Ebay being clogged up by certain sellers|
Can someone tell me in simple English, why people are so afraid to name companies or traders by name, you see stupid things like epay or the item was carp. If the original listing was by J Bloggs and Co and was clearly not right in some aspect, why not just point out that J Bloggs and Co have a stupid listing running, is it really likely to lead to legal action?
|Thread: Merry Christmas Everybody!|
My very best wishes to all, may we continue to share our passion and knowledge in 2020.
|Thread: Warco BH600G|
Wow well found Brian, yes I think that is the machine in question.
Thank you very much.
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