Here is a list of all the postings J Hancock has made in our forums. Click on a thread name to jump to the thread.
|Thread: Coronavirus death stats|
Prediction. This will never , completely , 'be over' , we will live with it , forever.
|Thread: Where do the parcels go ?|
I AM the sender.
Luckily, I was able to fulfill my side of 'the contract' by sending 'the buyer' an identical item, via ROYAL MAIL.
Just an update !
Following advice above, I did manage to get an automated email reply from Hermes.
But no action.
Email to CEO and assured M Sibanda would personally be assigned to my case.
But no action.
Further email to CEO and assured E bhatti would personally be assigned to my case.
But no action yet....................
Will keep you informed.
|Thread: Heat Resistant Clear Material Needed...|
Industrial boilers in small factories/hospitals, etc, have burner 'spyhole' glasses of about that size.
You could try your local British Steam Specialities BSS stockist.
|Thread: A finished project - at last!|
A beautiful piece of work.
As we know , starting something is easy, only the end is The True Glory.
|Thread: Start circuitry for a single phase air compressor motor.|
Air compressors can take some 'grunt' to start but 3hp should cope with that.
You really need to establish whether that second winding can remain in circuit , or not.
It may be an induction start, ie you don't need a capacitor.
|Thread: Christmas Disasters!|
My mate was narrowly missed by the unwrapped food-mixer Xmas present he had bought for his wife.
Is that good, or bad?
|Thread: Calor gas butane workshop radiant heater|
You can smell the fumes, you won't smell the Carbon monoxide, you'll be dead.
If you are in a nice ,warm, unventilated workshop it will get you.
HERMES under my ' Where do the parcels go ' heading, total disaster.
Finally managed to get through the Autobot to receive another 'query number' but then, nothing.
Found the email address, sent email , nothing.
These parcels do not defy the laws of physics, they still exist, somewhere.
HERMES, a big zero.
|Thread: Where do the parcels go ?|
Thank you everyone, much appreciated , that gets me into the system of human contact to resolve the problem.
Finally, after no problems , HERMES have lost a parcel in their system.
Easy, contact them ,raise a lost item request.
NO,they are not HERMES ,they are Parcel2go.
Easy, contact them, raise a lost item request.
No, the numbers are Hermes not Parcel2go.
See where this is going?
.Neither organisation has an email address to contact, only autobots.
Any help appreciated.
|Thread: Hairline crack in CH boiler|
Don't even think about it.
Somehow, you need to find a 'used' direct replacement, usual source, plumbers, etc.
|Thread: Thomson-Houston Co Motor Wiring|
My pocket book shows the BK2408 with foot, axial and radial mounting features.
It says BK24 are 3-phase .
BS are classed as split-phase, BC capacitor start.
Some are shown with hand reset, or auto-reset units mounted on the terminal cover.
No mention of S anywhere.
The standard connection shows Main winding across A1-A2.
Aux (start winding ) in series with centrifugal switch also across A1-A2.
Whether you need a capacitor ,or not, for reversing will depend on it being a split phase motor ?
For BS please read BC.
Curiously, BK is listed as 3-phase.
I am looking at the BTH fractional hp motor diagrams,
There are many variations for the BS24 motors, all have A1,A2,T2,T3 on the terminal plate !
IF yours has a built-in centrifugal switch then A1, A2 are all you need. T2,T3 are unconnected spares.
T2,T3 are used with a capacitor to get a reverse mode.
|Thread: Non-renewable energy|
I opened this thread simply stating an inconvenient fact which few understand , politicians especially,that no matter if we install three times more wind turbines , they produce near to no electricity in times of static high pressure over the UK.
So, an equivalent GW back-up of non-renewable power has to be available in that situation.
WE know that, THEY do not.
In 1968 I was lucky enough to visit Mao's China , twice, for a few days.
The streets of Shanghai were full of bicycle rickshaws, cars were rare.
But what I saw was a nation with a common goal and, guess what, a 'population control' policy.
Q E D.
In 1969 , a book was produced by the National Academy of Sciences-National Research Council with the title
Resources and Man.
On every subject, the future median predictions up to the year 2000 are chillingly accurate.
And it says, " only Japan, Hungary and Bulgaria have a birth-rate to sustain a stable population".
Our policies have only moved the pollution to China, instead of removing it at source, here.
But then we all know that.
Nuclear was/is the 'way to go' but a certain policy decided to destroy heavy industry, sell everything and burn all the gas to make electricity instead of using it solely for domestic heating.
Wind has a place but ,as today, barely lights a candle even if we "quadrupled" it. Mr 'J's words.
Solar ? Won't boil an egg at night.
Hydro. Ignored. Why ?
Whicn leaves , coal.
'Powering Britain',BBC 2 last night was very good. Heysham AGR's .
Even they are scheduled to go before 2030, along with Hinkley+Hunterston with nothing to replace them.
As Hopper suggested, beans ( curried ) may well be the answer.
Coal 7% Wind 1.7%
Other stuff red-lining to get to 39GW
Don't switch your kettles on all at once.
|Thread: Bearing identification|
Lip seals won't last long in that situation.
Any chance of putting an automatic greaser into the bearing housing via the grease point, or an air bleed ?
Anything to keep the clay dust out.
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