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Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2021, 13:24
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By M.Mouse

I am afraid I cannot answer that question. I know...

I am afraid I cannot answer that question. I know there are various guides to the current regulations but other than that I have not really ever looked for the information you seek.
Forum: Jet Blast
25th Oct 2021, 13:18
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By M.Mouse

Which no doubt means you would carry out...

Which no doubt means you would carry out electrical work competently and safely, as I can, but the fact remains you can easily breach criminal law by carrying out work prohibited by the Part P...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2021, 22:44
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By M.Mouse

I am not certain how true it is but I was told by...

I am not certain how true it is but I was told by a distribution engineer way back in the late 60s that PME was devised to get around the problem of underground cast iron junction boxes, themselves...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2021, 21:33
Replies: 14
Views: 1,057
Posted By M.Mouse

While there is nothing intrinsically wrong with...

While there is nothing intrinsically wrong with the way your house appears to have been wired you make some valid points.

I dislike pull cord switches and have wall swithes in all my bathrooms...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2021, 21:13
Replies: 26
Views: 1,164
Posted By M.Mouse

To save yourself the hassle you suffered and to...

To save yourself the hassle you suffered and to avoid future problems should the valve start to leak, which many cheaper isolation valves do after a period of time?

To achieve your aims I would...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2021, 17:44
Replies: 26
Views: 1,164
Posted By M.Mouse

Referring to the original post why, when altering...

Referring to the original post why, when altering the pipework anyway, would you leave the original isolation valve in place?

Inaccessible and a potential source of future problems.

I had to...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Oct 2021, 17:38
Replies: 35
Views: 1,759
Posted By M.Mouse

The government raised 28bn 2019-2020 from duty...

The government raised 28bn 2019-2020 from duty and tax on petrol and diesel fuel.

Outrageously VAT is applied after fuel duty, so, for example, the pump price of a litre of petrol currently...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th Sep 2021, 17:24
Replies: 12,042
Views: 1,598,714
Posted By M.Mouse

An interesting piece from The Scotsman...

An interesting piece from The Scotsman (https://www.scotsman.com/news/opinion/columnists/the-real-shortage-we-face-is-political-honesty-brian-monteith-3397090)
Forum: Jet Blast
17th Sep 2021, 19:01
Replies: 44
Views: 2,361
Posted By M.Mouse

I recall driving around the Hangar Lane Gyratory...

I recall driving around the Hangar Lane Gyratory (large roundabout type affair in West London) many years ago when it was busy. It was then 4 or 5 lanes wide and amidst the crawling traffic I could...
Forum: Jet Blast
15th Sep 2021, 20:36
Replies: 169
Views: 7,895
Posted By M.Mouse

There is spirited driving, which I see as a...

There is spirited driving, which I see as a euphemism for playing boy racer, and making progress which is a different kettle of fish. I drive my Tesla quickly but value my clean licence so attempt to...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Sep 2021, 20:45
Replies: 1,250
Views: 74,149
Posted By M.Mouse

I have to agree the Model X is a bit of an ugly...

I have to agree the Model X is a bit of an ugly hulk. The door handles being out of line is fairly typical of Tesla's shoddy quality control. When I received my Model S the bonnet sat below the line...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Aug 2021, 22:26
Replies: 64
Views: 5,011
Posted By M.Mouse

And while we are having a whinge about...

And while we are having a whinge about restaurants why have plates gone out of fashion?

Am I alone in disliking being served food on a slate, wooden board, roof tile or one of many other bizarre...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Aug 2021, 22:17
Replies: 12,042
Views: 1,598,714
Posted By M.Mouse

Presumably all the workers of EU origin who...

Presumably all the workers of EU origin who returned home are now happy to be unemployed in their home countries or employed on inferior Ts & Cs which, I imagine is why they came to work in the UK in...
Forum: Jet Blast
21st Aug 2021, 21:09
Replies: 28
Views: 1,762
Posted By M.Mouse

I bought a budget wet, circular (diamond) saw...

I bought a budget wet, circular (diamond) saw tile cutter when faced with 15" square tiles to re-tile my front door step. It was a small platform type cutter. In my experience it cut well albeit...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2021, 18:51
Replies: 1,250
Views: 74,149
Posted By M.Mouse

Leaving aside your incorrect and rather arrogant...

Leaving aside your incorrect and rather arrogant assumption about my knowledge and incorrect assertion about my experience I can assure you there are many Teslas around with original brakes and 6...
Forum: Jet Blast
10th Aug 2021, 18:44
Replies: 1,250
Views: 74,149
Posted By M.Mouse

Range claims are against a standard that, in my...

Range claims are against a standard that, in my view, is unrealistic. A constant 70 mph will achieve nowhere near the claimed range. Regenerative braking, while useful makes very little overall...
Forum: Jet Blast
8th Aug 2021, 20:35
Replies: 1,250
Views: 74,149
Posted By M.Mouse

Brakes? Regenerative braking means the brakes are...

Brakes? Regenerative braking means the brakes are used only for rapid stops and to bringing the vehicle to a final halt. I 56,000 miles my brakes are used sufficiently to keep them working and free...
Forum: Jet Blast
4th Aug 2021, 21:27
Replies: 1,250
Views: 74,149
Posted By M.Mouse

Oh, how quaint, vehicle maintenance. How I miss...

Oh, how quaint, vehicle maintenance. How I miss that.


On the subject of government revenue loss I foresee road tolls or similar. Arguably a fairer way of charging for road users. I am far from...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st Jul 2021, 22:14
Replies: 12,042
Views: 1,598,714
Posted By M.Mouse

She had probably read some of your...

She had probably read some of your incomprehensible posts and tried to make sense of them.
Forum: Jet Blast
7th Jul 2021, 23:57
Replies: 86
Views: 4,052
Posted By M.Mouse

Dishwashers vary in quality. A good one is...

Dishwashers vary in quality. A good one is brilliant. I had a lodger who made me buy one and have had one ever since. They are water efficient, wash cleaner and at higher temperatures and dry the...
Forum: Jet Blast
6th Jul 2021, 22:08
Replies: 1,250
Views: 74,149
Posted By M.Mouse

In the UK the cost of my charging equates to...

In the UK the cost of my charging equates to around 3p per mile. Public chargers obviously cost more but for the charges to be greater than the cost per mile of petrol, even with USA petrol being...
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jul 2021, 23:05
Replies: 802
Views: 174,341
Posted By M.Mouse

'Take your Pick', UK gameshow....

'Take your Pick', UK gameshow. (https://televisionheaven.co.uk/reviews/take-your-pick)
Forum: Jet Blast
5th Jul 2021, 16:52
Replies: 1,250
Views: 74,149
Posted By M.Mouse

Humans dislike change and things they are...

Humans dislike change and things they are unfamiliar with. Look at any thread on this forum relating to electric cars. The feelings are overwhelmingly against them. From my reading and currently...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Jun 2021, 09:43
Replies: 32
Views: 1,695
Posted By M.Mouse

Flying cars have been mooted for years. It is...

Flying cars have been mooted for years. It is conveniently missing from the narrative that you would need a pilot's licence, be subject to rules of the air and that any minor impact from other cars,...
Forum: Jet Blast
27th Jun 2021, 20:36
Replies: 1,250
Views: 74,149
Posted By M.Mouse

I think that the 2030 ban on sales of new ICE...

I think that the 2030 ban on sales of new ICE cars will slip. By putting a fairly near date on the ban it focuses manufacturer's minds to develop alternative propulsion technology. To some extent...
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