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Forum: Jet Blast
8th Jul 2020, 19:32
Replies: 69
Views: 7,230
Posted By rans6andrew

My partner was in mid call to Amaz when I went...

My partner was in mid call to Amaz when I went indoors earlier today, it seems that they were lending a sympathetic ear about these fishing scams and then tried to persuade her not to cancel her...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jul 2020, 18:51
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By rans6andrew

I tried our only village launderette, non of the...

I tried our only village launderette, non of the machines looked big enough for any parts of the cover set except for the tailplane covers, which are two pieces which velcro together just below the...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jul 2020, 20:15
Replies: 7
Views: 887
Posted By rans6andrew

Pressure washers - again

I asked on here about pressure washers about 2 months ago and got much good advice, thanks. I also checked specs of available units and option paralysis set in.

My aircraft outdoor covers were...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jul 2020, 19:23
Replies: 123
Views: 8,283
Posted By rans6andrew

I don't understand the logic behind the decision...

I don't understand the logic behind the decision to allow only hired scooters and not privately owned ones. One of the concerns voiced before this came about is the probability that they will just...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2020, 16:27
Replies: 26
Views: 2,048
Posted By rans6andrew

I doubt that the track standard of the GCR, after...

I doubt that the track standard of the GCR, after all of these years of private operation, is any better than many of the other heritage lines. I have seen the track surveying equipment being used...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2020, 16:09
Replies: 26
Views: 2,048
Posted By rans6andrew

From K n C, copied to here, thanks. Heritage...

From K n C, copied to here, thanks.

Heritage rail speedsI can't post on JB, hence this reply to your query.

The GCR, due to it's track standard, can be used for testing please note, by diesels...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jul 2020, 12:56
Replies: 26
Views: 2,048
Posted By rans6andrew

Preserved railway speed limits

In one of Michael Portillo's series of programmes on Great British Railway Journeys on TV last week he did a visit to the Great Central Railway in Loughborough. During the programme one of...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2020, 14:01
Replies: 2
Views: 206
Posted By rans6andrew

Financial ombudsman or equivalent for USA?

My partner is in need of some official body with a bit of clout for some problems with a US share transfer agent. Some of her shares in a US company have been escheated to the state as unclaimed...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jun 2020, 12:56
Replies: 101
Views: 6,623
Posted By rans6andrew

actually requires a socket!

actually requires a socket!
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Jun 2020, 12:08
Replies: 101
Views: 6,623
Posted By rans6andrew

Car batteries not keeping up - differing advice

Our next door neighbour didn't use her car for several weeks while social distancing. She did circulate some advice picked up from one of the newspaper websites to us - namely that you need to run...
11th Jun 2020, 10:33
Replies: 0
Views: 224
Posted By rans6andrew

gmail filtering outgoing emails for spam!

My other half is having an issue with sending emails to an "[email protected]" email address from Gmail. It is directing outgoing emails via a spam filter back to her inbox. They don't appear in the outbox or...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jun 2020, 19:59
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By rans6andrew

I made a start yesterday. I connected it up to...

I made a start yesterday. I connected it up to the compressor, set to 30 psi, and switched it on. Straight away I heard the sound of escaping air. I turned all of the steam cocks off and the hiss...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Jun 2020, 12:30
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By rans6andrew

Thanks for the contact info Richard, I am not...

Thanks for the contact info Richard, I am not totally in the dark regarding steam engines and engineering therein. I am in my 60s now but my earliest recollection of my father was when I was about...
Forum: Jet Blast
3rd Jun 2020, 19:51
Replies: 21
Views: 2,131
Posted By rans6andrew

Model steam traction engine

A good few years ago (~20), when I was between jobs, I bought a kit for a live steam semi scale model traction engine to approximately 10th scale. The kit was complete with all of the parts required...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st May 2020, 11:59
Replies: 123
Views: 8,283
Posted By rans6andrew

A few observations. It is a little unknown...

A few observations.

It is a little unknown fact that old people's buggies and electric wheelchairs are legally required to have a switch setting that limits their speed to 4 point something MPH...
27th Apr 2020, 10:02
Replies: 1
Views: 358
Posted By rans6andrew

Android tablets

I have a Samsung Tab S 8.4 which I bought when they were hot off the press. The device has 3GB of RAM plus 16GB of storage, there is about 11GB of used storage. It was originally on Android 4.??...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Apr 2020, 21:02
Replies: 43
Views: 3,112
Posted By rans6andrew

We have a couple of Panasonic bread makers here. ...

We have a couple of Panasonic bread makers here. They do a good job up to a point. We had a third one but I gave it to my mother and she uses it for all of her bread. I have yet to see a home...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Apr 2020, 20:41
Replies: 43
Views: 4,186
Posted By rans6andrew

For info, where my aircraft lives is somewhat...

For info, where my aircraft lives is somewhat smaller than Brimpton, Chilbolton etc, there is only 4 aircraft based there. No clubroom, no loos, no servicing, no workshop, nothing. Just a grass...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Apr 2020, 10:37
Replies: 43
Views: 3,112
Posted By rans6andrew

ps; I kicked off a sourdough culture yesterday,...

ps; I kicked off a sourdough culture yesterday, it should be ready to go before I run out of yeast.

R....................
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Apr 2020, 10:35
Replies: 43
Views: 3,112
Posted By rans6andrew

The bread I made yesterday has no nasties in it. ...

The bread I made yesterday has no nasties in it. We are dairy free so never use butter. Sometimes I put a little vegetable or olive oil in my bread but it is not required. Bread only really needs...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Apr 2020, 20:56
Replies: 43
Views: 3,112
Posted By rans6andrew

Finally worked out the issue with my home made bread...

Some of you may remember me asking about problems I was having with keeping the shape of hand made bread. I kept ending up with a boule loaf that was more akin to a pizza base.

Well, I have...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Apr 2020, 20:34
Replies: 43
Views: 4,186
Posted By rans6andrew

I can't understand some of the barking RULES...

I can't understand some of the barking RULES regarding what you are allowed to do and what you are not. I wanted to go, on my own in my car, to my aircraft. I wanted to remove the covers, on my...
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Apr 2020, 19:41
Replies: 43
Views: 4,186
Posted By rans6andrew

Social isolation taken to crazy extremes....

I was just doing an estimate for some work and wanted to look up the cost of the raw materials. I went to the usual outlets and found that they have introduced a queuing system on their websites. I...
17th Apr 2020, 19:29
Replies: 5
Views: 411
Posted By rans6andrew

intermittent home network

My partner has a newish Win10 laptop PC which logs onto our home network(s) readily but often fails to access her old WinXP desktop where many of her files still reside. The Win10 file manager can...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Apr 2020, 10:03
Replies: 46
Views: 3,295
Posted By rans6andrew

Much useful advice given, thanks. One question...

Much useful advice given, thanks. One question remains, do the various manufacturers use a standard connection system, like compressed air systems all use one of a couple of types or quick...
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