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Forum: Jet Blast
15th Jun 2021, 05:33
Replies: 776
Views: 43,186
Posted By Andrewgr2

No! From 2030 no NEW petrol cars will be sold....

No! From 2030 no NEW petrol cars will be sold. There will still be a large number of old ICE cars on the road. So far as we know at the moment, people will be free to buy and re-sell them...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2021, 20:16
Replies: 776
Views: 43,186
Posted By Andrewgr2

ORAC - Iím not sure what point you are trying to...

ORAC - Iím not sure what point you are trying to make. Many people will continue to be unable to buy new cars. If they buy used cars both electric and ICE will continue to be available well after...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2021, 15:32
Replies: 776
Views: 43,186
Posted By Andrewgr2

All generally true although I could have sold my...

All generally true although I could have sold my car when I got home for more than it cost me thanks to the number of impatient people not wanting to wait 3 months for an order to reach delivery....
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Jun 2021, 07:06
Replies: 776
Views: 43,186
Posted By Andrewgr2

Clearly changing technology and advanced safety...

Clearly changing technology and advanced safety features are a driver in pushing up costs of new vehicles including EVs, But another is the changing business model for the manufacturers as they...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st May 2021, 18:43
Replies: 15,931
Views: 1,659,715
Posted By Andrewgr2

I looked at the 7 day average graph on...

I looked at the 7 day average graph on Worldometers: https://www.worldometers.info/coronavirus/country/germany/

As in U.K. daily figures fluctuate wildly so you need to look at least at a weekly...
Forum: Jet Blast
31st May 2021, 05:44
Replies: 15,931
Views: 1,659,715
Posted By Andrewgr2

Could this be why although case numbers in...

Could this be why although case numbers in Germany have apparently been falling for some months, deaths remain pretty constant at an average of around 200 per day? They really donít want to find the...
Forum: Jet Blast
28th May 2021, 05:58
Replies: 40
Views: 1,996
Posted By Andrewgr2

Years ago I replaced a hot water tank because one...

Years ago I replaced a hot water tank because one of the coil connections was leaking. Wasnít until afterwards that I realised that the nut at the base of the thread was loose. I had imagined that...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd May 2021, 15:12
Replies: 776
Views: 43,186
Posted By Andrewgr2

Tesla ran a trial of battery swapping. Owners...

Tesla ran a trial of battery swapping. Owners werenít interested. Difficult to imagine a battery that would be interchangeable between, say, a Renault Zoe and a Tesla Model X - unless they were...
Forum: Jet Blast
19th May 2021, 06:47
Replies: 21
Views: 1,620
Posted By Andrewgr2

My father enlisted into the Home Guard (or the...

My father enlisted into the Home Guard (or the Local Defence Volunteers as it was initially known) from the Air Training Corps (ATC) at the beginning of the war. He was at a boarding school and their...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2021, 10:14
Replies: 32
Views: 1,674
Posted By Andrewgr2

But itís not as simple as that. ďI borrowed my...

But itís not as simple as that. ďI borrowed my brotherís bicycleĒ is correctly punctuated. But there is no missing ĎIí. Itís the possessive use - ďI borrowed the bicycle of my brotherĒ. Not using the...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2021, 08:32
Replies: 15,931
Views: 1,659,715
Posted By Andrewgr2

Iím sure that is true. But amongst my...

Iím sure that is true. But amongst my acquaintances- predominantly white, middle class but spread all over England - I think I would be hard pressed to find anyone that didnít know someone that had...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th May 2021, 06:23
Replies: 15,931
Views: 1,659,715
Posted By Andrewgr2

According to official statistics, there have been...

According to official statistics, there have been almost 4.5 million confirmed cases of Covid in the U.K. Thatís more than one case for every 15 in the population. It seems almost inconceivable that...
Forum: Jet Blast
1st May 2021, 19:21
Replies: 776
Views: 43,186
Posted By Andrewgr2

Almost all EV charging will be done overnight...

Almost all EV charging will be done overnight when we have plenty of spare generating capacity. My EV is charged almost exclusively between 0030 and 0430 on the cheap Octopus Go tariff. I have hardly...
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Apr 2021, 05:36
Replies: 104
Views: 7,530
Posted By Andrewgr2

But Tesla say their Autopilot (AP) system is...

But Tesla say their Autopilot (AP) system is currently Ďbetaí and should only be used on Ďhighwaysí - what we call motorways or dual carriageways. These are by far the safest forms of road so itís...
Forum: Jet Blast
18th Apr 2021, 07:22
Replies: 15,931
Views: 1,659,715
Posted By Andrewgr2

Itís an excellent article but, I suspect, one...

Itís an excellent article but, I suspect, one that less than 1% of those given it at random would read to the end! And of those, how many would really understand what it says? Understanding of even...
Forum: Jet Blast
9th Apr 2021, 15:24
Replies: 43
Views: 2,986
Posted By Andrewgr2

power delivery stops?

power delivery stops?
Forum: Jet Blast
2nd Apr 2021, 06:14
Replies: 11
Views: 1,236
Posted By Andrewgr2

The brine outlet from my under sink water...

The brine outlet from my under sink water softener rises and connects above the trap under the sink - as does the dishwasher. Both eject waste water under pressure so Ďgoing uphillí is not a problem....
Forum: Jet Blast
30th Mar 2021, 06:33
Replies: 15,931
Views: 1,659,715
Posted By Andrewgr2

Only dying out slowly!

As the ĎOPí I thought I would take a look at how lively this thread has been and how quickly interest might be waning.

After my first post it took less that 3 months for the thread to hit 5000...
Forum: Jet Blast
24th Mar 2021, 06:52
Replies: 418
Views: 35,809
Posted By Andrewgr2

I assume that if the bows ground when underway...

I assume that if the bows ground when underway the vast momentum of the ship has to go somewhere. If the path of least resistance is to swing the boat around rather than driving the bows further into...
Forum: Jet Blast
23rd Mar 2021, 20:35
Replies: 46
Views: 7,349
Posted By Andrewgr2

Could this be because the demand for houses in...

Could this be because the demand for houses in your search area is very high? As a result Agents get offers from waiting customers as soon as properties are advertised. The agents will still put them...
Forum: Jet Blast
22nd Mar 2021, 16:26
Replies: 20
Views: 2,817
Posted By Andrewgr2

I guess the argument about birds nesting under...

I guess the argument about birds nesting under panels may be true in some locations but I suspect it is largely a story dreamt up by opportunists looking to take money off the unquestioning. I have...
Forum: Jet Blast
12th Mar 2021, 05:08
Replies: 97
Views: 7,181
Posted By Andrewgr2

Pretty hard stuff!

Pretty hard stuff!
Forum: Jet Blast
11th Mar 2021, 18:36
Replies: 205
Views: 14,536
Posted By Andrewgr2

. Thatís a bargain rate for a main dealer. I...

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Thatís a bargain rate for a main dealer. I think it was 5 years ago that my VW dealer said their rate was £108/ hour inc VAT and they wanted 2 hours to replace a pair of rear springs. I asked...
7th Mar 2021, 08:46
Replies: 3
Views: 3,727
Posted By Andrewgr2

I like the comment in the Simple Flying article: ...

I like the comment in the Simple Flying article:

The aircraft involved will also need to undergo maintenance and repairs before returning to service.

There’s a surprise! The runway too judging...
Forum: Jet Blast
14th Feb 2021, 07:09
Replies: 5
Views: 1,393
Posted By Andrewgr2

Iím sure that Uber, like Waymo, have the vision...

Iím sure that Uber, like Waymo, have the vision that there could be even more $$$$Bn for their principals if they can only get rid of the most expensive bit of the ride hailing business - the...
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