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  Topic: New strawbale build, Anglesey
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PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sat Oct 20, 18 6:19 pm   Subject: New strawbale build, Anglesey
Sometimes life doesn't quite work out how you planned. The dream has stalled and the plot is for sale although I haven't given up hope.

https://www.lucasestateagents.com/fulldetails.vbhtml?property ...
  Topic: wasps MWEEEP
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PostForum: Conservation and Environment   Posted: Fri Sep 30, 16 8:57 am   Subject: wasps MWEEEP
We had one almost that large on the front of my house growing up. Bald-faced hornets. Nasty buggers. We got rid of it on year 3 as they started stinging us with no provocation (I'm thinking they go ...
  Topic: Various HDDs
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Replies: 5
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PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Wed Sep 28, 16 10:55 am   Subject: Various HDDs
I have loads of HDD I'm about to destroy. Shame to see them go to waste. They're mainly from Dell and HP servers.
  Topic: One of them fans wot sits on a log burner.
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PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Sep 26, 16 11:46 am   Subject: One of them fans wot sits on a log burner.
I'm a little surprised at how thin on the ground are Stirling engines for this kind of application.
I've got one made principally out of cardboard and milk bottle tops. Obviously no good for a stove ...
  Topic: Hot water options
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Replies: 6
Views: 49134
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Sep 09, 16 5:56 pm   Subject: Hot water options
To heat the water via solar PV you'd need an inverter that matches the power demand of the immersion heater, assuming the circuit wasn't on the household mains circuit and that could get expensive if ...
  Topic: Good, or not as good solar panels
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Replies: 4
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PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Sep 05, 16 1:36 pm   Subject: Good, or not as good solar panels
What is the likely pay-back time for each? If you're not going to be there in a couple of years time will you be able to add value to the rent of the property? Would other options be more viable such ...
  Topic: BT or who for BB
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Replies: 22
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PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Sep 01, 16 8:09 pm   Subject: BT or who for BB
I'm 2km from the nearest cabinet

less than 20 yards for me.
  Topic: BT or who for BB
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PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Sep 01, 16 1:33 pm   Subject: BT or who for BB
Try Zen Internet. Which? Telecom Services Provider of the Year for 2016 is a pretty good recommendation. https://www.zen.co.uk/yourhome/

We use Zen at home. 17.83/month for unlimited broadband.
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  Topic: BT or who for BB
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Replies: 22
Views: 50325
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Sep 01, 16 11:12 am   Subject: BT or who for BB
Try Zen Internet. Which? Telecom Services Provider of the Year for 2016 is a pretty good recommendation. https://www.zen.co.uk/yourhome/

We use Zen at home. 17.83/month for unlimited broadband.
  Topic: BT or who for BB
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Replies: 22
Views: 50325
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Tue Aug 30, 16 9:15 pm   Subject: BT or who for BB
Try Zen Internet. Which? Telecom Services Provider of the Year for 2016 is a pretty good recommendation. https://www.zen.co.uk/yourhome/
  Topic: What can I make with a single pallet?
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Replies: 17
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PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu Aug 25, 16 8:17 pm   Subject: What can I make with a single pallet?
A bonfire if it's blue.
  Topic: filling in strike plate gaps
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Replies: 13
Views: 29376
PostForum: Finance and Property   Posted: Thu Jul 28, 16 4:05 pm   Subject: filling in strike plate gaps
I've seen linseed oil and sand used a gap filler between door frame and opening and it's supposed to be very good as it's slightly flexible. I've not used it myself though to give a qualified comment.
  Topic: FS. Sixteen Jacobs' fleeces
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Replies: 17
Views: 65183
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Tue Jul 19, 16 1:07 pm   Subject: FS. Sixteen Jacobs' fleeces
A snip!

I'll get my multi-coloured coat.
  Topic: Windows 10 question
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Replies: 2
Views: 10750
PostForum: IT Matters   Posted: Thu Jul 14, 16 8:34 pm   Subject: Windows 10 question
https://www.bing.com/search?q=windows+10+backup&form=EDGENT&qs=AS&cvid=b527f753f317486799d26116980e825e&pq=windows%2010%20backup&elv=ACTZQ4jZr*qu3Oekssn52hTf*yPFmc3UjAOKlUWYtfd7
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  Topic: Heating a small apartment
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Replies: 7
Views: 56778
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Jul 06, 16 10:34 pm   Subject: Heating a small apartment
http://www.chillipenguin.co.uk/product-range/stove-range/chilli-billie/
 
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