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Forum: Jet Blast
24th Sep 2021, 14:33
Replies: 9,138
Views: 777,088
Posted By radeng

They are now talking about allowing Europeans in...

They are now talking about allowing Europeans in to drive lorries. A couple of weeks back, Shapps was saying they couldn't do that and it was the industry's job to fix the shortage. Why the hell...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Sep 2021, 14:16
Replies: 68
Views: 3,696
Posted By radeng

Grayfly Do they not use heat...

Grayfly



Do they not use heat exchangers to heat water to produce steam to drive turbines? That means if a lot of heat is to be converted, it cannot be converted into steam at the 1000 C of the...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Sep 2021, 13:33
Replies: 89
Views: 5,616
Posted By radeng

Visibility 3 miles Or is it to have...

Visibility 3 miles



Or is it to have big enough armed forces for aggression in the Far East? Like invading Taiwan and maybe the Philippines and increased influence in the middle East and south...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Sep 2021, 21:07
Replies: 68
Views: 3,696
Posted By radeng

Thermal generation has its problems. Around...

Thermal generation has its problems. Around Rotorua in New Zealand, back in 2008, I was told by the locals that the extent, and number of geysers had significantly decreased since the introduction...
Forum: Jet Blast
20th Sep 2021, 20:48
Replies: 89
Views: 5,616
Posted By radeng

If they were really worried about climate change...

If they were really worried about climate change AND had nay sense, they would realise that long term the problem is overpopulation. Then at least 1 in 3 would get sterilised, ad all the rest after...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Sep 2021, 11:59
Replies: 40
Views: 2,042
Posted By radeng

The crushed glass is known as 'coulter' and is...

The crushed glass is known as 'coulter' and is very much used in making new glass.
Forum: Jet Blast
19th Sep 2021, 11:54
Replies: 11
Views: 1,388
Posted By radeng

It certainly was in common usage amongst US...

It certainly was in common usage amongst US railroaders by the 1850s, usually applied to those travelling as passengers to and from duty. On freight trains, often travelling in the "crummy",...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Sep 2021, 12:35
Replies: 40
Views: 2,042
Posted By radeng

There are some things for which a plastic bag is...

There are some things for which a plastic bag is eminently suitable. Having roast a chicken, one is left with a carcase, off which one strips as much meat as possible for the freezer, for eventual...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Sep 2021, 11:52
Replies: 302
Views: 33,355
Posted By radeng

What puzzles me somewhat is why anyone these days...

What puzzles me somewhat is why anyone these days expects the Communist Chinese, Iranians, Taliban, ZANU PF and the like to stick to any negotiated agreement in view of the evidence that they don't...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Sep 2021, 11:39
Replies: 24
Views: 1,889
Posted By radeng

They were originally called 'NMR' - 'Nuclear...

They were originally called 'NMR' - 'Nuclear Magnetic Resonance' devices. I worked with a guy in the 1960s who built a small one for archeaology site surveying - a strong pulse from a charged...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Sep 2021, 07:11
Replies: 37
Views: 2,572
Posted By radeng

Yes ETOPS. Fine if there's coverage where you...

Yes ETOPS. Fine if there's coverage where you are, or you have a mobile 'phone that works......Otherwise, it's as much use as teats on a bull! I'd say it was very likely a decision by a 'townie' who...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Sep 2021, 07:03
Replies: 50
Views: 5,436
Posted By radeng

They have no credible explanation why a third...

They have no credible explanation why a third party qualified veterinarian was not allowed to be at the PM as an observer. That alone makes their credibility dubious. Plus the complaints from experts...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Sep 2021, 06:52
Replies: 37
Views: 2,572
Posted By radeng

The concept that everyone MUST have a mobile...

The concept that everyone MUST have a mobile 'phone is sadly growing. I did use the NHS on-line repeat prescription system for some time until they "upgraded" and demanded a mobile telephone number...
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Sep 2021, 08:58
Replies: 9,138
Views: 777,088
Posted By radeng

It does seem strange to me that NI is less for...

It does seem strange to me that NI is less for the very highly paid, instead of more.
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Sep 2021, 21:56
Replies: 22
Views: 2,150
Posted By radeng

As the virus mutates so fast, I often wonder if...

As the virus mutates so fast, I often wonder if it's worthwhile. But I've had the inoculation year after year and have avoided 'flu. so it probably works....I figure that if you don't have the...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Sep 2021, 15:43
Replies: 9,138
Views: 777,088
Posted By radeng

I found dealing with the local council to renew...

I found dealing with the local council to renew my blue badge very simple. I asked about a doctor's letter and was told "if we want one, we'll ask for it, but it's very rare that we do, as it's...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Sep 2021, 15:24
Replies: 50
Views: 5,436
Posted By radeng

I think it would be fair to do the same to those...

I think it would be fair to do the same to those responsible at DEFRA - including the minister!
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2021, 10:43
Replies: 43
Views: 2,304
Posted By radeng

When I was visiting California on a regular...

When I was visiting California on a regular basis. the office secretary always asked me to take a large box of PG tips over for her....
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2021, 10:40
Replies: 49
Views: 3,046
Posted By radeng

Uplinker Very true. But "security" is...

Uplinker



Very true. But "security" is also a way of preventing business - and increasing frustration and blood pressure! My mobile 'phone died: it doesn't get much use so I decided to buy a...
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Sep 2021, 10:18
Replies: 43
Views: 2,304
Posted By radeng

Burton-on-Trent got its reputation for brewing...

Burton-on-Trent got its reputation for brewing bitter beer and IPA because of the calcium salts in the water. The Romford locals always claimed that Ind Coope and Allsop's beer got its flavour from...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2021, 20:03
Replies: 302
Views: 33,355
Posted By radeng

Nutloose Mercury may not have been available...

Nutloose

Mercury may not have been available in the quantities that sodium hydroxide could have been.....

I do like the idea of aircraft taken over by the Taliban having wing spars collapse at...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2021, 19:59
Replies: 50
Views: 5,436
Posted By radeng

Once the legal decision was questioned by...

Once the legal decision was questioned by suitably qualified people, it was no longer trivial. Look at the long history of legal trials for murder....And if legal decisions were always right, why so...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2021, 14:54
Replies: 50
Views: 5,436
Posted By radeng

Following #32. I read that (BBC Gloucestershire)...

Following #32. I read that (BBC Gloucestershire) DEFRA wouldn't allow the post mortem to be witnessed, or to provide tissue samples for external examination.

Now if that isn't a sign of a cover...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2021, 09:22
Replies: 302
Views: 33,355
Posted By radeng

WW2 manuals for US radio and electronics have a...

WW2 manuals for US radio and electronics have a detail entry section on destroying kit to keep it out enemy hands. So don't they bother any more? Or is the idea to sell spare parts to the Taliban? An...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st Sep 2021, 08:56
Replies: 50
Views: 5,436
Posted By radeng

Nige, I am afraid that you are more trusting...

Nige,

I am afraid that you are more trusting of government departments than I am.....

Cynical? Qui, moi?
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