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cuthound last won the day on November 7 2017

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About cuthound

  • Birthday 19/01/1954

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    Boating on Britains canals
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    Retired (critical power & cooling project mgt)
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  1. Nerve agent attack in Salisbury

    Great news. Apparently the police officer is due to leave hospital. http://www.itv.com/news/2018-03-21/salisbury-spy-attack-police-officer-nick-bailey-set-to-leave-hospital-itv-news-understands/
  2. EE 30Gb Data sim - £15/month Rolling contract.

    It's called "confusion marketing". Most people can't be bothered to trawl through the options or to haggle, so end up getting stuffed.
  3. That's why I said "approximate area". How far the oil will spread also depends on the viscosity of the oil. The fact this spillage covered 5 miles of canal indicates that a significant quantity of oil was spilled.
  4. Vetus Ultrasonic Sensor issues

    When I read the thread title, I initially thought someone was asking about reversing sensors on a boat
  5. 1 litre of oil spilled on water will spread to cover the approximatearea of a football pitch.
  6. The response was unacceptably slow, but not unusual given the the EA & CRT are not geared up for such large spills. 80,000 litres is a massive spill of used engine oil. It should not be difficult to identify a company that stores that quantity of used oil. It won't be a diy'er changing his own engine oil. The principle is that the polluter pays, so I would expect the EA to identify them fairly quickly, prosecute them and then apply to the court for clean up costs as we a a large fine. When I was working one of my roles was to investigate environmental incidents and near misses, so I had lots of contact with the EA. Theyare always looking for to make examples out of commercial polluters, especially if they are a well known company. It acts as a deterrent to others.
  7. Perhaps it was intended to be used as a ladder by those unfortunately enough to fall in?
  8. Revenge of the Beast from the East (Part 2)

    Ssshh, you'll upset Mr Smelly'!
  9. Nerve agent attack in Salisbury

    Indeed, I believe they were intended to overcome the fear of getting AIDS from someone you were going to give CPR to.
  10. Nerve agent attack in Salisbury

    I was given one of those when I attended my 2 yearly emergency aid course over 10 years ago, as was everyone else on that course, so I presume anyone regularly attending EA courses now would be routinely given them these days.
  11. Semi disaster stove fan broke.

    Told you that the fire had to be lit!
  12. Result. Worrying that there is so much scope for different "engineers" to interpreted the regs though. In the elecrical industry there are guides issued along the regs, which go some way to ensuring a consistent interpretation. (Not always though, I once saw a building where even the aluminium window frames were equipottentially bonded!)
  13. TapaTalk?

    Thanks Mike. Looks that's another app I don't need then.
  14. TapaTalk?

    No one has yet explained the benefits that Tapatalk may offer. Without this information I find it impossible to come to a decision.