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  Topic: Easter Crafts
mark

Replies: 13
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PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 20 1:04 pm   Subject: Easter Crafts
hi again, welcome to yorkshire.

lol late welcome I have been back in Yorkshire for about 5 years now .
  Topic: Easter Crafts
mark

Replies: 13
Views: 5048
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Apr 16, 20 1:03 pm   Subject: Easter Crafts
Hi and welcome Mark nice to see you back . From what I remember you used to run Derby Freegle from down Chester Green way.

That is right - now up near Leeds Bradford airport ..
  Topic: Easter Crafts
mark

Replies: 13
Views: 5048
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Apr 05, 20 5:13 pm   Subject: Easter Crafts
Just realised too that I need to edit my profile and home page- I don't live in Derby any more - I moved to the edge of Leeds.
  Topic: Easter Crafts
mark

Replies: 13
Views: 5048
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sun Apr 05, 20 5:12 pm   Subject: Easter Crafts
Yeah my life got a bit crazy busy - I've been dipping in here and reading your posts from time to time .
But I'm still brewing my own beer , making my own wine , growing veg , re-using stuff etc ...
  Topic: Easter Crafts
mark

Replies: 13
Views: 5048
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Sat Apr 04, 20 11:46 pm   Subject: Easter Crafts
https://youtu.be/FlI3pyb4WV0

making paper palm crosses - the same design works if you can get real palms!

Nice craft thing to do at home with the kids .

Its my wife in the video and I ad ...
  Topic: Mint Wine
mark

Replies: 11
Views: 10178
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Fri Oct 16, 15 1:17 pm   Subject: Mint Wine
The mouthwash/toothpaste experience is not usually what I am looking for in a good wine! So Iwould not usually choose to make a mint wine. However if that floats you boat?

It is worth rememberin ...
  Topic: Electric tiller/rotovators
mark

Replies: 21
Views: 12057
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Sat Feb 21, 15 1:58 pm   Subject: Electric tiller/rotovators
Tillers like he lidl one are no good for deep digging ! BUT they ARE good for keeping a bed clear (like hoeing on steroids!)
  Topic: Solar heated greenhouse anyone?
mark

Replies: 20
Views: 31950
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Jan 30, 15 9:04 am   Subject: Solar heated greenhouse anyone?
My point is that the couple of degrees again from rotting manure can be vital, but that added to the use of heat store (bricks water bottles) - and the use pumped solar heart from a collector ou ...
  Topic: Solar heated greenhouse anyone?
mark

Replies: 20
Views: 31950
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Jan 29, 15 12:27 pm   Subject: Solar heated greenhouse anyone?
If you have the resources I'd do both.

Adding thermal mass (water or bricks) is simpler and means your other system has less work to do and is more likely to succeed.

And of course the gardener ...
  Topic: DIY solar thermal?
mark

Replies: 21
Views: 38884
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Jan 29, 15 12:20 pm   Subject: DIY solar thermal?
essentially efficiency in solar collection is

1) maximising solar heat absorbtion - you need to absorb the heat not reflect it
2) avoiding any head less by convection or conduction or re-radiati ...
  Topic: Pumping gas...
mark

Replies: 79
Views: 114108
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 15 4:02 pm   Subject: Pumping gas...
I found it in a photoshop contest for fire animals on http://www.pxleyes.com/
  Topic: Pumping gas...
mark

Replies: 79
Views: 114108
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 15 3:34 pm   Subject: Pumping gas...
or the hairyloon specific risks...

http://www.pxleyes.com/images/contests/fire-animals/fullsize/Fire-Monkey-4eb2e62219252.jpg
  Topic: Windows 10 to be offered as free upgrade
mark

Replies: 45
Views: 50496
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 15 3:08 pm   Subject: Windows 10 to be offered as free upgrade
The reason it is free to upgrade from Windows 7 or 8 FOR THE FIRST YEAR is to get the platform established in a short time frame.

If you decide not to upgrade early you will probably have to pay ...
  Topic: Pumping gas...
mark

Replies: 79
Views: 114108
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 15 2:42 pm   Subject: Pumping gas...
Its perfectly safe

http://www.history.com/news/wp-content/uploads/2012/05/hindenburg-wide.jpg
  Topic: Pumping gas...
mark

Replies: 79
Views: 114108
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Jan 22, 15 11:29 am   Subject: Pumping gas...
I'd be unhappy pressuring plastic with anything flammable to anything above air pressure !

My beer barrels only work with beer cos they have a safety release valve which works by releasing the ga ...
 
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