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  Topic: Apple juice, filtered or not?
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 6
Views: 133
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Thu Oct 11, 18 9:05 pm   Subject: Apple juice, filtered or not?
What do people prefer? does the sight of little bits of apple in your juice put you off?
I don't filter mine at the moment, however someone who wants me to do pressing for them have asked if I could ...
  Topic: Stainless steel tanks
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 0
Views: 172
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Mon Oct 08, 18 11:08 am   Subject: Stainless steel tanks
Doing more juice so these are kind of redundant, the smaller batch cider is going into 120l barrels so have 2 x 300L tanks and 1 x 530l tanks for sale. All variable capacity lids.

£225 for the 300 ...
  Topic: Cider fermenting
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 4
Views: 354
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Sep 12, 18 10:56 am   Subject: Cider fermenting
Interesting, May get a batch running now with the windfalls from the cider apple trees to provide a starter. What %age starter do you put in your juice?

Temperature in the shed is constant, was aro ...
  Topic: Cider fermenting
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 4
Views: 354
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Tue Sep 11, 18 7:42 pm   Subject: Cider fermenting
Right, I have had very mixed results with my cider so far, tried natural yeast, liquid cider yeast and liquid champagne yeast, so far champagne yeast has worked best (although the apple juice was past ...
  Topic: Cider Press
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 7
Views: 18405
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Tue Sep 27, 16 9:18 pm   Subject: Cider Press
dusted it off as its apple pressing time, price reduced, no rush to sell however if someone off here makes me a sensible offer

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/-/272392744870?
  Topic: 1.2m compact topper / mower
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 0
Views: 15885
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Tue Jul 19, 16 10:24 am   Subject: 1.2m compact topper / mower
Wessex 120 3 blade mower, just had new belts but unfortunately one of the mower heads has a seized bearing so a fixer upper. Ran fine on my ford 1100 (with 12hp) for 2 years prior to the bearing going ...
  Topic: Finding an architect for some basic building designs
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 6
Views: 19972
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Mar 15, 16 2:54 pm   Subject: Finding an architect for some basic building designs
Drawings or designs?

drawings, have a fag packet idea on what I want, but needs to be able to be submitted for planning
  Topic: Finding an architect for some basic building designs
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 6
Views: 19972
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Mar 15, 16 2:53 pm   Subject: Finding an architect for some basic building designs
Is this for a building taht wikll have to go through planning and building regs?

Planning only due to location on land, we could site is so that we wouldn't need planning (agricultural use building ...
  Topic: Finding an architect for some basic building designs
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 6
Views: 19972
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Mar 14, 16 4:46 pm   Subject: Finding an architect for some basic building designs
I am after some drawings for a simple block built workshop/unit. Are there any online portals where you can either request drawings or browse & buy drawings?

cheers
  Topic: Broadband to land with a barn but no house
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 17
Views: 37079
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Wed Feb 17, 16 7:04 am   Subject: Broadband to land with a barn but no house
think the issue is thee has to be a house or a business otherwise it doesn't exist in the eyes of RM. Will call the council up and see how I register the barn as a business premises, however I expect ...
  Topic: Broadband to land with a barn but no house
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 17
Views: 37079
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 16 10:55 pm   Subject: Broadband to land with a barn but no house
no coverage, gprs only
  Topic: Broadband to land with a barn but no house
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 17
Views: 37079
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 16 10:10 pm   Subject: Broadband to land with a barn but no house
Issue seems to be with RM. Maybe try with the council getting the barn registered as a workshop & office, see if that makes a difference
  Topic: Broadband to land with a barn but no house
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 17
Views: 37079
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Tue Feb 16, 16 8:58 pm   Subject: Broadband to land with a barn but no house
Anyone got BT to install a new phone line into a barn on land with no house? Want it for security reasons due to the 9th break in at the weekend, but the land is miles from our house. BT say they need ...
  Topic: hand blenders ?
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 28
Views: 14854
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Wed Oct 07, 15 9:21 pm   Subject: hand blenders ?
My eight quid one from tesco has worked for years. Doesn't need the dishwasher, it's a 90 second clean under a hot tap affair.

Same here, sub 10 one from sainsbos I think, just keeps going
  Topic: apple pressing / pasteurising in south cheshire
Old-Chads-Orchard

Replies: 3
Views: 2720
PostForum: Recipes, Preserving, Homebrewing   Posted: Sun Sep 13, 15 1:09 pm   Subject: apple pressing / pasteurising in south cheshire
A big spend at winegrowers, stainless hydropress (getting a second one next year) plus propane pasteuriser, a few more tanks, plus more pumps n fillers. Pictures when it all arrives
 
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