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nissan leaf again

October 19, 2018, 8:31 pm

anybody tried charging the nissan leaf from a small generator?...strikes me it would be a good idea to carry one and be able to charge up if you run out of carrying a gallon of petr... Read more »

OT: Thought for the day

October 19, 2018, 6:35 pm

If the whole world was blind what would replace colour prejudice? Brian -- ----- -- This newsgroup posting comes to you directly from... The Sofa of Brian Gaff... ... Read more »

Supataps tap induces

October 19, 2018, 3:19 pm

Can anyone tell me where I might get tap inices for basin Supataps? Read more »

Selective BBC reporting

October 19, 2018, 2:45 pm Pretty graphic that only the ringleader is actually named. Read more »

OT Left brain...Right brain. Heh Heh!

October 19, 2018, 2:27 pm Read more »

Spray foam insulation

October 19, 2018, 12:50 pm

Have any of you had commercial type building roof interiors foam insulation sprayed? If so what did it cost? I cant find a cost per Sq m just many requests to complete a quotation request form. ... Read more »

OT British army.......Muppets

October 19, 2018, 9:00 am Probably an EUSSR plot. Read more »

Do smoke alarms become more sensitive with age?

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October 18, 2018, 7:44 pm

My tenant says that the smoke alarm in the hall goes off when she has a shower and that the one in the kitchen goes off when she fries things. The alarms are mains interlinked and about 6 years old,... Read more »

Is it smart to get smart meters yet (/ever)?

October 18, 2018, 5:09 pm

Mum (88) had a letter from e-on suggesting she would have to have her meters changed and they would be smart meters, except if she couldn't have them or didn't want them? ;-) I'm pretty sure she's... Read more »

Server VPS & VDS

October 18, 2018, 2:25 pm

Take advantage of a professional and innovative server hosting provider and of reliable and powerful dedicated servers based on Linux or Windows. Our dedicated root servers provide you with the lates... Read more »

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Plasterboard: which way round

rating: 5

I need to fix plasterboard to a ceiling and a studded partition but which side goes to the outside to be skimmed? The side which has the paper covering falling just short of the edges, or the side ... Read more »

End hip tile replace - how to do it pls?

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My house roof end hip tile (think it's called that!) needs to be reset as the mortar filling & metal scroll retainer thing fell out into the guggering last week. (Brilliant grasp of the terminology e... Read more »

Central heating sucking air

rating: 5

So this central heating thing, lots of noise. New system, it is. Gravity HW and pumped CH, with an immersion tank heated either by the immersion heater (obviously) or the indirect coil passing throug... Read more »

E1 message on digistat +2?

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I am getting E1 on thrmostat. Have changed battery. No way to escape the E1 on screen .. Read more »

Sebo X1 red light

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Anyone here with a Sebo upright vacuum cleaner know why the beater failure light comes on after a few minutes of vacuuming hard floors, then goes out again as soon as you go onto a carpet/rug? -- ... Read more »

Laptops - parametric search

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Hi, parametric searching for laptops (eg for me, vertical res is a deciding factor). I just came across this: and it's pretty good. I'm kn... Read more »

making a wooden bird whistle

rating: 5

It's that time of year again, bloody cats are after the birds, and yet again i'm looking after a blackbird fledgling. last year i taught the ones i rehabilitated to whistle using my lips, and we st... Read more »

Nutool / Ryobi

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Okay, got the idea that NuTool is a bit of no-no, so... would a Ryobi Router & Table be better ? (considering money is very tight indeed). Brad Read more »

Heavy attic door

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My heavy attic door is held up by a slightly insecure spring catch, which can be opened from below by a hook on the end of a pole. I'm worried that the door might break free and swing down, possib... Read more »

central heating air bubbles

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my gas boiler pumped system is creating air bubbles which are pumpe around the system and collect in the same 3 rads making them cooler an inefficient. I have to continually bleed them. Is there a ... Read more » is a website for homeowners and building and maintenance pros. It is not affiliated with any of the manufacturers or service providers discussed here. All logos and trade names are the property of their respective owners.