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  Topic: Want to convert car to run on veg oil - anyone done it ?
boff

Replies: 15
Views: 6831
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Jan 24, 08 11:00 am   Subject: Want to convert car to run on veg oil - anyone done it ?
[quote="MarkS"]What engine is it?quote]

Well spoted MarkS, might have been useful to include that:

Its a three cylinder merc turbo diesel (direct injection, not common rail) in a Mitsubishi Colt ...
  Topic: Want to convert car to run on veg oil - anyone done it ?
boff

Replies: 15
Views: 6831
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 08 11:26 am   Subject: Want to convert car to run on veg oil - anyone done it ?
Thanks VSS,

I thought it was possible just to "chuck it in". As for the starting issues thing, I'm sure Ive seen that mentioned somewhere before.
I assume (uh oh....) that its something to do with ...
  Topic: Want to convert car to run on veg oil - anyone done it ?
boff

Replies: 15
Views: 6831
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 08 10:48 am   Subject: Want to convert car to run on veg oil - anyone done it ?
We want to convert our diesel car to run on veg oil, seen lots of sites promising all sorts.

Wondered if anyone had done it already, found any snags or useful tips etc ?
  Topic: Are your ducks evil?
boff

Replies: 37
Views: 6215
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Wed Jan 23, 08 10:39 am   Subject: Are your ducks evil?
now I think about it, I do't know why I thought that, except I have never seen a duck in a tree!

You ever tried buying a parachute for a duck ?

Thats why you don't see ducks in trees, don't bel ...
  Topic: Any advice on local advertising
boff

Replies: 18
Views: 5911
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 08 3:50 pm   Subject: Any advice on local advertising
and offering to do a short talk for the local WI can be useful as well. Even if they dont use you, you're bound be talked about.....
  Topic: Any advice on local advertising
boff

Replies: 18
Views: 5911
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 08 3:47 pm   Subject: Any advice on local advertising
Try and get some freebie publicity by 'creating' a story about yourself that might interest the local press.

This REALLY works, I did it about 3 months ago with local radio.
They were glad of " An ...
  Topic: Any advice on local advertising
boff

Replies: 18
Views: 5911
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Mon Jan 21, 08 3:44 pm   Subject: Any advice on local advertising
Do you have any websites promoting your local area? They often have free or cheap listsings for services.


Is there a dot gov dot uk site for your area ? ( .gov.uk)

Our local website really wor ...
  Topic: Candles
boff

Replies: 8
Views: 6853
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Tue Oct 11, 05 2:17 pm   Subject: Candles
Did you want four?
  Topic: Savernake Forest, Sunday Oct 2nd
boff

Replies: 86
Views: 12414
PostForum: Reviews and What's On   Posted: Mon Oct 03, 05 2:52 pm   Subject: Savernake Forest, Sunday Oct 2nd
Sounds like you all had fun !

Is there a pointy hat making article anywhere........??
  Topic: Walnuts and Squirrels
boff

Replies: 29
Views: 11396
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Mon Oct 03, 05 1:16 pm   Subject: Walnuts and Squirrels

How about boned leg of tree rat with a pickled walnut-based stuffing? That has a certain rough justice about it!

let em feed,then shoot em - ready stuffed!!!









I'll get my ...
  Topic: Customers to see Green fuel on bills
boff

Replies: 5
Views: 3402
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Oct 03, 05 10:51 am   Subject: Re: green fuel
but back to the thread.............

do consumers really have a choice to go for the least environmentally damaging?

i have never understood how that works, it still comes down the same wires

...
  Topic: Recycling where you work...
boff

Replies: 9
Views: 5464
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 05 9:46 am   Subject: Recycling where you work...
all the rubbish is burned cos we’re too tight to get it collected.

Ah yes, I do recall you mentioned that recently....
  Topic: Recycling where you work...
boff

Replies: 9
Views: 5464
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 05 9:21 am   Subject: Recycling where you work...
The only thing we recycle (cos there's so much of it) is card, apart from that I can't get anybody to do anything here.

Its sometimes a pain getting people on board, Ive managed to push several ite ...
  Topic: Recycling where you work...
boff

Replies: 9
Views: 5464
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 05 9:14 am   Subject: Recycling where you work...
I'd be keen to hear new ideas on recycling in the workplace.

We currently recycle the following:

Paper
Cardboard
Plastic shrinkwrap
Plastic straps
Plastic cups
Printer cartridges
Wood

A ...
  Topic: dodgy as it may sound, are you 18 to 25 or now, 27
boff

Replies: 22
Views: 6084
PostForum: Site guidelines, Announcements, Problems and Suggestions   Posted: Wed Sep 07, 05 2:20 pm   Subject: dodgy as it may sound, are you 18 to 25 or now, 27
Meow...... saucer of milk ? ?

The way I conduct myself I could probably singlehandly solve the dairy farming crisis.

We know !!

(Hiya Bugs... and there is no good reason to be in the south ea ...
 
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