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  Topic: My circular saw stopped - help!
Simon S

Replies: 13
Views: 2909
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Mon Mar 05, 12 5:23 pm   Subject: My circular saw stopped - help!
Those saws have a zero volt release switch which work using a relay and the buttons just energise and de-energise the coil, it may be worth testing that to make sure power is even getting to motor

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  Topic: Thunderbird 'out of office' message
Simon S

Replies: 8
Views: 5021
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Wed Sep 15, 10 12:01 pm   Subject: Thunderbird 'out of office' message
I would like to know how do this to via MS Outlook too.

In the version of Outlook I'm currently using you just select Tools, Out of office assistant
  Topic: Symbol problem
Simon S

Replies: 16
Views: 3638
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Wed Jan 20, 10 1:15 pm   Subject: Symbol problem
I found an x-bar in MS Reference Sans Serif, which came as standard with Word on my computer
  Topic: pulp master?
Simon S

Replies: 45
Views: 21560
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Aug 28, 08 12:31 pm   Subject: pulp master?
When HFW visited his local cider making group in River Cottage IIRC they were roughly chopping the apples with a spade and passing them through a garden shredder which seemed to be quite effective. If ...
  Topic: Pasta without a machine
Simon S

Replies: 37
Views: 5099
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Mon Jul 07, 08 12:39 pm   Subject: Pasta without a machine
Keep an eye open in charity shops. I picked my Imperia up for 3 and I doubt if it had been used more than once or twice

Simon
  Topic: Kitchenaid commercial K50
Simon S

Replies: 24
Views: 5748
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon Jul 07, 08 12:17 pm   Subject: Kitchenaid commercial K50
the crown gear stripped on ours as well. Taking it apart it was clear that Kitchenaid had saved a matter of pennies by making it out of nylon rather than brass

Many years ago I worked (briefly) as ...
  Topic: Printing Labels in Word.
Simon S

Replies: 7
Views: 17996
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Dec 06, 07 1:29 pm   Subject: Printing Labels in Word.
That allows plain text. There must be a way to do colours, and different fonts?

If when you are in labels you click on "New Document" it will create an A4 page with the labels shown on it and you c ...
  Topic: Kilner sealing disks
Simon S

Replies: 9
Views: 3202
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Sep 18, 07 12:34 pm   Subject: Kilner sealing disks
Have a look at this thread from a while back

http://forum.downsizer.net/about8638.html&postdays=0&postorder=asc&start=0

Simon
  Topic: Food slicer... Which one?
Simon S

Replies: 22
Views: 9155
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Jul 13, 07 3:57 pm   Subject: Food slicer... Which one?
They still had some left in Lidl's in Letchworth a couple of days ago if anyone you know is over this way at the weekend

Simon
  Topic: building your own pc
Simon S

Replies: 14
Views: 3517
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Fri Mar 23, 07 4:21 pm   Subject: building your own pc
This lot are quite good and reasonably priced, and only a few miles away in Bedford. I bought one from them for my Dad a couple of years ago and he's been very happy with it. The only bit that's neede ...
  Topic: marmalade cutter/ moulding planes
Simon S

Replies: 7
Views: 3161
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Wed Feb 21, 07 9:53 am   Subject: marmalade cutter/ moulding planes
Having just done 20lb of Marmalade by hand I would definately be interested in a Marmalade cutter if one is available

Simon
  Topic: Excel help
Simon S

Replies: 25
Views: 4424
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Tue Sep 12, 06 12:43 pm   Subject: Excel help
You should note that if you used Northern_Lad's method of setting the format to "200#" so that 2006 is displayed when you enter 6 then the cell value is 6 and not 2006. Therefore when you set up the c ...
  Topic: WANTED AIR DRIED OAK!!!
Simon S

Replies: 6
Views: 2575
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Thu Jul 20, 06 2:27 pm   Subject: WANTED AIR DRIED OAK!!!
Try

http://www.woodbypost.fsnet.co.uk/index.htm

Simon
  Topic: 'How can the light that burned so brightly'
Simon S

Replies: 20
Views: 15620
PostForum: Shooting and Trapping for the Pot   Posted: Tue Jan 03, 06 2:29 pm   Subject: 'How can the light that burned so brightly'
IIRC Power = V2/R, therefore for a given resistance if you halve the voltage you get a quarter the power or in this case you are back to 5W, though this doesnt take into account the internal resista ...
  Topic: Has anyone ever made lebkuchen successfully?
Simon S

Replies: 9
Views: 2431
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Dec 22, 05 12:16 pm   Subject: Has anyone ever made lebkuchen successfully?
Or this one

http://www.epicurious.com/cooking/holiday/christmas/recipes/107446

Simon
 
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