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  Topic: Any ideas please
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 13
Views: 545
PostForum: Poultry   Posted: Mon May 03, 21 10:47 am   Subject: Any ideas please
Scaly leg,vaseline to smother the buggers.
  Topic: Landscaping project
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 636
Views: 336493
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun May 02, 21 11:04 am   Subject: Landscaping project
Railway sleepers are made from a variety of woods,depending on their initial use,oak,,jarah and kiri are the best hardwoods,the latter 2 Aussie imports,the softwoods can be,larch,spruce and Douglas fi ...
  Topic: Replacing the shed roof.
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 11
Views: 307
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Thu Apr 29, 21 9:21 pm   Subject: Replacing the shed roof.
What is/was the roof covering?
Condensation is the norm with tin roofs,a simple effective solution,would be to strip the roof,pull wire netting tight across the rafters,lay roofing felt and re-sheet, ...
  Topic: Landscaping project
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 636
Views: 336493
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Apr 23, 21 10:09 am   Subject: Landscaping project
As an ex brickie i have seen some cowboys around that`s for sure,
But there are exceptions,one site i worked on building flats in the 70`s,the footings were down around 12ft,the ground was peat on cl ...
  Topic: the bear, the woods, there was confusion
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 8
Views: 1384
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Sat Feb 20, 21 9:37 am   Subject: the bear, the woods, there was confusion
The Bear/Bare arse cheek,lol.
  Topic: Ground Source Heat Pumps...are they worth it?
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 21
Views: 6642
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Feb 19, 21 7:23 pm   Subject: Ground Source Heat Pumps...are they worth it?
Tahir,How much electricity do these ground and air source heat pumps need to run on if one does`nt have ones own solar panels?

I was once told by a rep trying to get me interested in an air source ...
  Topic: holes
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 33
Views: 5711
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Feb 10, 21 3:32 pm   Subject: holes
I`m afraid it will be Ta Ta before that happens.
  Topic: pump storage, low volume high density
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 22
Views: 6671
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Feb 08, 21 8:03 pm   Subject: pump storage, low volume high density
re mines the big weight up and down a deep hole may have some merit for reusing the main drop shafts as energy storage for surge supply

Listen for the big splash,lol,in South Wales anyway.
  Topic: holes
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 33
Views: 5711
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Feb 08, 21 6:20 pm   Subject: holes
Yes it is proven,and used,but on a Very small scale.

On a large bulk operation its just to expensive to run unless one has vast amounts of cheap ,regular energy,which the UK does not have.

Saud ...
  Topic: pump storage, low volume high density
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 22
Views: 6671
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Feb 08, 21 2:56 pm   Subject: pump storage, low volume high density
Cheshire salt mines, operational in 2022 apparently:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/jun/18/worlds-biggest-liquid-air-battery-starts-construction-in-uk

Yes i`m aware of the Winsford ...
  Topic: holes
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 33
Views: 5711
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Mon Feb 08, 21 2:45 pm   Subject: holes
Looks like lillbet is going to get another big bung for the new planned off shore wind farms in North Wales.
  Topic: pump storage, low volume high density
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 22
Views: 6671
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Feb 08, 21 2:13 pm   Subject: pump storage, low volume high density
Where in the South were these salt caverns Shane?

Heard about the mention of compressed air in salt caverns several years back,would have thought condensation in the compressed air would cause prob ...
  Topic: Exporting
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 102
Views: 22011
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 21 11:48 am   Subject: Exporting
That particular Holcombe Hatchet is 6 1/2lbs,a repairers Hatchet for cutting out timber above ones head,a Whitehouse Colliers Hatchet is heavier at around the 9lbs mark for notching heavy timbers.
  Topic: Exporting
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 102
Views: 22011
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Sat Feb 06, 21 10:51 am   Subject: Exporting
If we can we always get Elwells as they are good quality and although pretty old, work beautifully. Not sure you would get the sort of mark up you would like as most woodland and craftsmen don't earn ...
  Topic: holes
Ty Gwyn

Replies: 33
Views: 5711
PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Wed Feb 03, 21 8:05 pm   Subject: holes
back off might be wise

I beg your pardon?
 
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