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Forum: The Motoring Zone 07-11-2018, 11:33 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 519
Posted By staffordian
Not entirely sure about the design but I do feel...

Not entirely sure about the design but I do feel that hydrogen is a far more practical prospect in the future than battery powered EVs. And for this reason if for no other, I applaud Hyundai for...
Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 01-11-2018, 10:45 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 679
Posted By staffordian
Brilliant. Just brilliant...

Brilliant. Just brilliant...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 26-09-2018, 07:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 870
Posted By staffordian
The first electric drill I bought, in 1977, was...

The first electric drill I bought, in 1977, was almost identical to this. I think the trigger was black, and "solid" rather than moulded like yours so perhaps a slightly earlier or later model.

It...
Forum: The Showroom 10-08-2018, 08:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,632
Posted By staffordian
I wonder why, given that long list of goodies,...

I wonder why, given that long list of goodies, they don't include at least a front facing dash cam as standard?
Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 31-07-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,179
Posted By staffordian
Is this any help? ...

Is this any help?

https://www.etis.ford.com/fordservice/serviceScheduleForm.do;jsessionid=hwBFOD9PHxdeyyaXgniDd_sjGetza1sXuyiqAdHi.fcvas1901d
Forum: The Motoring Zone 21-07-2018, 02:18 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 9,362
Posted By staffordian
I'm sure you've looked at the pros and cons of...

I'm sure you've looked at the pros and cons of campervan v caravan, but one thing my brother found, which led him to swap his camper for a caravan was the inconvenience of being on a site then...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 12-07-2018, 07:35 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,045
Posted By staffordian
Yes, every house I've had has suffered from...

Yes, every house I've had has suffered from temperature extremes in the loft. Unbearably hot in summer and freezing in the winter.

I guess Darlofan might have insulation under the tiles rather...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 10-07-2018, 11:09 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,045
Posted By staffordian
Ah well, scrub my theory then :lol:

Ah well, scrub my theory then :lol:
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 10-07-2018, 08:32 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 4,045
Posted By staffordian
I think the insulation will help keep you cooler,...

I think the insulation will help keep you cooler, though it probably doesn't feel that way.

Just pop your head into the loft and I'll wager it's feckin hot!

Just think how much of that heat the...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 25-06-2018, 07:16 PM
Replies: 55
Views: 13,379
Posted By staffordian
How about this stuff, which is 2" (50mm) wide... ...

How about this stuff, which is 2" (50mm) wide...

https://www.toolstation.com/shop/Adhesives+%26+Sealants/d180/Tapes/sd2420/Black+Anti+Slip+Tape+/p97962
Forum: The Motoring Zone 30-05-2018, 01:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,138
Posted By staffordian
I own a new shape Note and recently had a new...

I own a new shape Note and recently had a new Micra for the day as a loan car when mine went in for it's service.

I had mixed views on it.

Superficially, it was a good car. Plenty of space,...
Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 18-05-2018, 09:33 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,951
Posted By staffordian
Episode 17 is up now for those seeking the latest...

Episode 17 is up now for those seeking the latest fix...

Project Binky - Episode 17 - Austin Mini GT-Four - Turbocharged 4WD Mini - YouTube
Forum: The Motoring Zone 24-03-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 652
Posted By staffordian
It's several years since I sucessfully claimed...

It's several years since I sucessfully claimed but I'd say its worth a try. What have you to lose?

I had the standard initial rejection from the council but responded, answering their points and...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 19-02-2018, 07:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,884
Posted By staffordian
This thread brought something to mind I'd...

This thread brought something to mind I'd forgotten about.

Does anyone else remember the old Royal Mail Leyland EA vans?

They always looked weird because they seemed to "lean forward" and when...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 16-02-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 778
Posted By staffordian
External styling looks good but I hate these...

External styling looks good but I hate these interiors where the touch screen looks like it's been stuck on top of the dash rather than integrated within it.
Forum: Off Topic Chat 13-02-2018, 02:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 515
Posted By staffordian
Another selfie user here. We have a grey...

Another selfie user here. We have a grey bathroom wall so stood a couple of feet away from it (seems to reduce shadows compared to standing close to it) Used the room lights rather than flash and...
Forum: The Tech & Gadget Zone 05-02-2018, 06:06 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 738
Posted By staffordian
I'd be very suprised if you had a problem doing...

I'd be very suprised if you had a problem doing this.

I think both boxes would connect using an HDMI cable. The only issue I forsee is that you might need to use the input selection on the remote...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 21-01-2018, 10:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 632
Posted By staffordian
We bought two La-z-boy sofas from SCS in late...

We bought two La-z-boy sofas from SCS in late 2009; a fixed two seater and a reclining 3 seater.

Have to say we have been happy with both of them and they are wearing well. For a few years they...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 17-01-2018, 01:21 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,497
Posted By staffordian
Ive done one, but not that make. I found YouTube...

Ive done one, but not that make. I found YouTube videos which helped.

Most have a drum at one end of the long spring which has holes in. You need a couple of rods which fit quite well into these...
Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 04-01-2018, 01:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,269
Posted By staffordian
Discovery Channel

Discovery Channel
Forum: 'Films'and TV Zone 03-01-2018, 10:50 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 5,269
Posted By staffordian
It was better than I expected it to be. Far...

It was better than I expected it to be.

Far better IMHO than some of the very last ones Edd did, which seemed very gimmicky to me, such as the Hummer conversion, and which probably lead to him...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 12-12-2017, 08:42 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,312
Posted By staffordian
Before you do that, ask about fitting a generic...

Before you do that, ask about fitting a generic EV elsewhere in the system.

We had an Ideal Isar boiler which had a faulty EV and not only is it ridiculously expensive, half the boiler has to be...
Forum: Garage/Product Collections 19-11-2017, 10:35 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,939
Posted By staffordian
Many of these wheels are nylon or similar, and...

Many of these wheels are nylon or similar, and apart from grease attracting all sorts of grit and dirt to the track, I wonder if some greases or oils might degrade the wheels?
Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-11-2017, 05:07 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,894
Posted By staffordian
I'd be inclined to get a mobile phone speed app...

I'd be inclined to get a mobile phone speed app and just see what it records whilst travelling at an indicated 35mph. It might be different enough to ease your worrying a little.
Forum: The Motoring Zone 05-11-2017, 09:36 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 4,894
Posted By staffordian
Who said it was a big issue? It's like ABS,...

Who said it was a big issue?

It's like ABS, satnav, heaters, Aircon etc. If you have an aid why not use it when it helps?
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