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Fridge/Freezer Auto-defrost failure
Zanussi ZNB3240, came with the house and probably from 2007 and has never auto-defrosted. It gets to a point, after ~ 3 months, where the fridge is ok but the freezer is only at -10c. Left off...
1 hour ago 1
 
Compulsary New Radiators
Further to my enquiry a couple of weeks ago, I have decided to have (1700mm x 600mm x93mm) size vertical radiators mounted behind the doors of 3 bedrooms, 1 living room and 1 kitchen. The bathroom and...
2 hours ago 1
 
Mole grips for 40mm nut
Do large mole grips like these open wide enough to grasp a 40mm diameter nut? 225mm Curved Jaw Self Grip Pliers 67823 RL-SGP/CJ | Draper Tools - Self grip plier manufactured from good quality carbon...
15 hours ago 12
 
Problems with Central Heating system.
I de-aired the Central Heating system today, a thing I need to do about once a month. I did so from the towel rail in the bathroom, the highest point in the system. Following a suggestion from someone...
15 hours ago 6
 
Filling PVC cracks
Anyone got any experience of using this sort of product to fill small cracks in PVC doors? <>In particular, has anyone used only part of the product and the rest sometime later? There seem to be...
16 hours ago 2
 
fekin' amazon prime..
in message: Mine is an endless ringing tone. I could have presented it on my SIP channels as early media, but I prefer to let the bastards pay. well they just tricked me into prime AGAIN and I didn't...
18 hours ago 14
 
i am looking for wallpaper showing stork like birds in flight on a teal background
I am lookg for wallpaper which is birds on a Teal background, the birds are in flight. http://Stokr.Crane Do you mean wallpaper-wallpaper or computer-background-wallpaper? If the latter the former,...
1 day ago 1
 
OT LAptop Microphone
Having been inc=volved in a few Zoom meetings I realied the mic on my Dell Laptop is not great. (It is under the front edge which may not be the best place.) Looking at add-on options, There are those...
1 day ago 19
 
Room thermostat wiring conundrum
in message: Red to "C" Yellow to "N.O." Insulate and do not connect the blue neutral. Well it's a coundrum to me. This is a photograph of the wiring of the existing Drayton thermostat: I'd like to...
1 day ago 32
 
CH Pump Overrun
My Ideal Logic boiler goes into 'pump overrun' on occasion while the thermostat is calling for heat. It goes into overrun, then purge, when the temperature's reached as part of the normal cycle, but...
2 days ago 21
 
Raise the voting age!
Neuroscientists now claim that the human brain is not fully developed until age 25-30. We should therefore raise the voting age to that level. Military service is different: obedience is valued over...
2 days ago 41
 
First telephone scam of the year!
Amazon calling. Apparently someone called David Johnson has purchased an i-phone for £400 on my account! Martin needs me to go to my computer. When I started asking difficult questions, he passed me...
2 days ago 44
 
Battery Technology.
Lithium-ion batteries changed the world. The next battery technology will change it again. But what will it take to get there? If they knew how to get there, why haven't they? If batteries had been 10...
2 days ago 6
 
Velux Opener
Any bright ideas for an out-of-reach Velux window opener? £20 plus seems a bit steep. How far does it have to reach? On Sat, 16 Jan 2021 09:24:16 +0000 (UTC), RJH wrote: How about one of those litter...
3 days ago 7
 
Laptop - worth increasing RAM?
Acer ES1-521 with 8Gb RAM, AMD A6-6310 CPU, Radeon R4 Graphics1Tb HDD. It seems to have one memory slot occupied, one empty. Running Win10 64bit. For most "office" style applications at the moment,...
3 days ago 71