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by Steve M
Sat Jan 25, 2020 6:13 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: The latest .....
Replies: 4
Views: 20

Re: The latest .....

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by Steve M
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:55 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Forced to slow down.
Replies: 130
Views: 1166

Re: Forced to slow down.

bulleidboy wrote:
Fri Jan 24, 2020 5:05 pm
Ever tried sleeping with a clip on your finger, two pipes up your nose and a box with green flashing lights strapped to your chest
I’ve heard that some normally fine, upstanding members of society (M.P.s and High Court judges for example) pay quite a lot for ‘sessions’ like that. :D
by Steve M
Fri Jan 24, 2020 4:42 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Forced to slow down.
Replies: 130
Views: 1166

Re: Forced to slow down.

Oh the joys of getting old. On top of my new found heart issue, I have for years suffered with severe rhinitis. Not normally a problem until I get a cold which can take some time to shift. My latest cold (started 4/12/19) has, as expected been a s*d to shift, and this week it’s teamed up with the rh...
by Steve M
Fri Jan 24, 2020 9:28 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Looking to change.
Replies: 33
Views: 307

Re: Looking to change.

Ian, the savings are there to be had. Appreciate that your usage varies but take a look at the unit costs.
We’ve switch regularly for the last few years and I’m still paying less than when we were with BG.
by Steve M
Thu Jan 23, 2020 10:41 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Looking to change.
Replies: 33
Views: 307

Re: Looking to change.

I wanted the meter fitted, but rarely look at it.
The memsahib didn't want it, but is always commenting how high it is.
But will she switch anything off?
Answers on a postcard please, :D
by Steve M
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:58 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Looking to change.
Replies: 33
Views: 307

Re: Looking to change.

Rumour has it that certain energy providers will not accept a previous suppliers smart meter and insist upon another (their) meter being installed at cost to the consumer. I cannot substantiate this as my meter is bog standard mechanical for gas but digital for electric and solar systems. I believe...
by Steve M
Thu Jan 23, 2020 8:27 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Stalling on Electrofrog points
Replies: 13
Views: 143

Re: Stalling on Electrofrog points

The only way to check that the switch is operating the electrical contacts is to test continuity with a multi meter.
by Steve M
Thu Jan 23, 2020 7:14 pm
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Stalling on Electrofrog points
Replies: 13
Views: 143

Re: Stalling on Electrofrog points

Two things to check: Are the points absolutely, perfectly flat and level? Place a steel straight edge on the rails and look for gaps and high points. Secondly, are the Seep switches actually switching? They can be notorious for alignment and reliability. Also, if you are DCC, consider fitting an ele...
by Steve M
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:08 pm
Forum: Scenery
Topic: Rockface - potentially!
Replies: 29
Views: 283

Re: Rockface - potentially!

It’s come out well Roger but you need to knock through that wall and extend the tracks into the tunnel. :D
by Steve M
Thu Jan 23, 2020 1:05 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Sunrise this morning
Replies: 22
Views: 264

Re: Sunrise this morning

Brian wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 12:23 pm
Steve M wrote:
Thu Jan 23, 2020 9:00 am
Commonly held belief in Faversham where they still burn witches. ;)
Good job I don't live there then! :o Sounds quite nice though.... BBQ witch in a bap. :D
Maybe not, but you’re still a lot closer than I am.. :D

“BBQ witch in a bap” - a franchise to rival KFC and MaccyDees? :o