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Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2021, 12:44
Replies: 1,052
Views: 51,176
Posted By planenut
The ironic thing is those who have to be reminded...

The ironic thing is those who have to be reminded of the need to follow the precautions, will never be receptive to the advice.
Forum: Social Forum 21st April 2021, 08:46
Replies: 113
Views: 4,043
Posted By planenut
The increase in numbers having received their...

The increase in numbers having received their first jab have slowed down but this is because more of the appointment slots are taken up by people now receiving their second one.
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2021, 10:30
Replies: 4
Views: 168
Posted By planenut
Living On Our Planet

We live on this globe, we like our space, we share our space but it cannot be infinite, surely?
https://www.worldometers.info/world-population/india-population/
Forum: The Pony Express 19th April 2021, 09:41
Replies: 3
Views: 283
Posted By planenut
PM sent..............

PM sent..............
Forum: Social Forum 19th April 2021, 06:46
Replies: 3
Views: 151
Posted By planenut
Well it was interesting, and whether you like him...

Well it was interesting, and whether you like him or love him, he did show his ability, if only he could resist adding his own comments therefore interrupting those advising him. I thought Anna was...
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2021, 18:52
Replies: 8
Views: 299
Posted By planenut
sticky situation!

sticky situation!
Forum: Social Forum 18th April 2021, 13:01
Replies: 82
Views: 3,275
Posted By planenut
Regardless of the distance, she was and is, very...

Regardless of the distance, she was and is, very alone.
Forum: Social Forum 17th April 2021, 21:44
Replies: 1,052
Views: 51,176
Posted By planenut
How do you feel as restrictions are eased? Sadly,...

How do you feel as restrictions are eased? Sadly, as much as I too want a hug, need to see my family and have to deal with a funeral a good distance away, I fear that we will see a resurgence of the...
Forum: Social Forum 17th April 2021, 21:22
Replies: 82
Views: 3,275
Posted By planenut
Nice weather allowed the funeral to proceed...

Nice weather allowed the funeral to proceed without interference from nature. All those in attendance doing their finest. A moving memorial and sad procession.

An abiding memory of Her Majesty...
Forum: Social Forum 16th April 2021, 09:12
Replies: 82
Views: 3,275
Posted By planenut
That's fine by me.

That's fine by me.
Forum: Social Forum 15th April 2021, 14:10
Replies: 82
Views: 3,275
Posted By planenut
Wow, what a great example of his character.

Wow, what a great example of his character.
Forum: Social Forum 15th April 2021, 11:40
Replies: 4
Views: 174
Posted By planenut
How tempting for fossil hunters.

How tempting for fossil hunters.
Forum: Social Forum 15th April 2021, 11:38
Replies: 11
Views: 366
Posted By planenut
I think the worst is laminate flooring...

I think the worst is laminate flooring inconsiderately applied to flats above the ground floor. Oh for solid built houses with real bricks and no stud walls.
Forum: Humour Corner 14th April 2021, 11:07
Replies: 2
Views: 123
Posted By planenut
No harelooms to leave as he didn't leave a buck!...

No harelooms to leave as he didn't leave a buck! Rabbit - leads to more jokes.
Forum: Social Forum 13th April 2021, 17:54
Replies: 113
Views: 4,043
Posted By planenut
I hope that you don't feel that your missing out...

I hope that you don't feel that your missing out Bob?

Stay well, take care,
Fred
Forum: Social Forum 10th April 2021, 12:10
Replies: 82
Views: 3,275
Posted By planenut
Trying to get on with various jobs today,...

Trying to get on with various jobs today, constantly distracted by insights into the life he led, well, closely following somebody else.

I loved his comment that "when treading on thin ice so...
Forum: Social Forum 9th April 2021, 23:05
Replies: 82
Views: 3,275
Posted By planenut
An outstanding performance in supporting Our...

An outstanding performance in supporting Our Queen. His support to organizations and many citizens hopefully giving him "hold your head up Sir" bonus points, regardless of our varied opinions. What...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 6th April 2021, 07:29
Replies: 6
Views: 412
Posted By planenut
I too purchased a cheap replacement from eBay,...

I too purchased a cheap replacement from eBay, easy solution.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 1st April 2021, 20:39
Replies: 6
Views: 306
Posted By planenut
Welcome to the Club Alex, you will find it...

Welcome to the Club Alex, you will find it informative and entertaining, same as the meets.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2021, 11:15
Replies: 5
Views: 301
Posted By planenut
Brooklands is an amazing place encompassing so...

Brooklands is an amazing place encompassing so much history. I suggested to them several years ago that they should drop the word "museum" and refer to it as an experience , the links to motor racing...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 31st March 2021, 11:04
Replies: 26
Views: 1,080
Posted By planenut
No, it's not just our cars but this is a Rover/MG...

No, it's not just our cars but this is a Rover/MG forum. My sister has a Ford Fusion. She had parked it as normal on her drive, facing the building; went to reverse but that was accompanied by...
Forum: Social Forum 30th March 2021, 10:24
Replies: 26
Views: 1,147
Posted By planenut
In the 1970's I lived in South London and with...

In the 1970's I lived in South London and with knowledge from my employment, it was common practice to remove the rotor arm. Later on, all I did was disconnect the coil.

The parasites have found...
Forum: Social Forum 29th March 2021, 07:23
Replies: 10
Views: 331
Posted By planenut
An interesting race with several "old faces" and...

An interesting race with several "old faces" and silliness from rookies.
Forum: Social Forum 28th March 2021, 11:46
Replies: 113
Views: 4,043
Posted By planenut
It is amazing how differently people are...

It is amazing how differently people are affected. A lady I know has been unable to look after herself for a couple of weeks. A chap had the jab yesterday morning, worked all day, then was feeling...
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2021, 14:06
Replies: 113
Views: 4,043
Posted By planenut
The magic of a computer programme I suspect.

The magic of a computer programme I suspect.
Forum: Social Forum 27th March 2021, 11:52
Replies: 113
Views: 4,043
Posted By planenut
A cousin of mine in Barnstaple, North Devon, was...

A cousin of mine in Barnstaple, North Devon, was offered Bury St Edmunds in Suffolk, and another cousin in East Yorkshire was offered Brighton.
Forum: Humour Corner 24th March 2021, 16:07
Replies: 1
Views: 213
Posted By planenut
Been there, done that!

Been there, done that!
Forum: Social Forum 23rd March 2021, 08:11
Replies: 113
Views: 4,043
Posted By planenut
As I have stated before, our ability to travel in...

As I have stated before, our ability to travel in the future, regardless of our intention, is dependent on the compliance of others.
Forum: The Valeting Forum 22nd March 2021, 17:38
Replies: 12
Views: 578
Posted By planenut
I only use tap water, no shampoo, then chamois...

I only use tap water, no shampoo, then chamois off. I have never ever used a hose since I have had cars, and would never consider using pressure water. (Always thought that would force water into...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd March 2021, 07:58
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By planenut
Well you do have to have the label facing the...

Well you do have to have the label facing the correct direction.
Forum: Social Forum 21st March 2021, 19:30
Replies: 16
Views: 766
Posted By planenut
My late partner used to say she was 99% sure that...

My late partner used to say she was 99% sure that I was an alien, until she declared one day, "now I'm 100% certain!"
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2021, 12:18
Replies: 15
Views: 851
Posted By planenut
I hang on to old margarine and ice cream...

I hang on to old margarine and ice cream containers, then I put all the pieces relevant to the part into one, and keep it with that part.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 21st March 2021, 00:58
Replies: 18
Views: 1,532
Posted By planenut
Why not work out the costs, then pay one of our...

Why not work out the costs, then pay one of our skilled colleagues to do the work? I am going through this dilemma at the moment.
Forum: Technology Forum 21st March 2021, 00:52
Replies: 5
Views: 325
Posted By planenut
I watch youtube a lot, but goodness knows how I...

I watch youtube a lot, but goodness knows how I get there, and I have had a nightcap, over the last two hours; On the kindlefire thingy it's as n application, and on the desktop I go through firefox...
Forum: The Valeting Forum 19th March 2021, 19:25
Replies: 6
Views: 204
Posted By planenut
Diesel fuel!

Diesel fuel!
Forum: Social Forum 19th March 2021, 16:10
Replies: 7
Views: 398
Posted By planenut
I thought it was going to be something horrible,...

I thought it was going to be something horrible, but with only a little expenditure you will be out there in your dream machine again soon.
Forum: Social Forum 18th March 2021, 16:25
Replies: 113
Views: 4,043
Posted By planenut
Now the EMA has declared the AstraZeneca vaccine...

Now the EMA has declared the AstraZeneca vaccine safe, perhaps the EU will get on and inrease the safety for everybody.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 18th March 2021, 11:46
Replies: 10
Views: 771
Posted By planenut
Welcome Paul, obviously you are in the right...

Welcome Paul, obviously you are in the right place, but I am not a wizard who can help, but I am sure one will be along soon. Have you taken the bumper off to examine the fan? if you are referring to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th March 2021, 14:11
Replies: 25
Views: 1,197
Posted By planenut
Do make sure the vacuum hoses to the turbo...

Do make sure the vacuum hoses to the turbo solenoid are on the correct ports.
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2021, 13:25
Replies: 72
Views: 2,402
Posted By planenut
For years, that is the advice I have give both...

For years, that is the advice I have give both learners and qualified drivers, treat everybody as an idiot.
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2021, 13:22
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By planenut
No, thank goodness.

No, thank goodness.
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2021, 10:53
Replies: 2
Views: 151
Posted By planenut
Retirement -They Miss Me!

I retired in late September, and whilst working, apart from having to carry out my role, I was tasked with ensuring all the stock we used or potentially needed was obtained and kept to minimal...
Forum: Social Forum 17th March 2021, 10:35
Replies: 113
Views: 4,043
Posted By planenut
The people I know who could all be defined as...

The people I know who could all be defined as "ethnic minorities" have either had their jab or will be taking it.
Forum: Social Forum 14th March 2021, 09:44
Replies: 13
Views: 376
Posted By planenut
That creates another problem, in that if the...

That creates another problem, in that if the venue is too interesting, as opposed to convenient, one is torn between supporting the meet or sprinting round exhibition.
Forum: Social Forum 13th March 2021, 18:18
Replies: 16
Views: 517
Posted By planenut
Murray Walker Leaves Us

Sad news that this legend has passed away, thanks Murray.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 12th March 2021, 08:15
Replies: 11
Views: 813
Posted By planenut
Sorry to hear of your problem Paul, and you will...

Sorry to hear of your problem Paul, and you will be aware of how difficult this can be to solve if you need help. I am sure someone will be able to answer your original question to advise you....
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 10th March 2021, 15:35
Replies: 36
Views: 1,377
Posted By planenut
Road faults have to be attended by someone with a...

Road faults have to be attended by someone with a tin of spray paint these days.

I recently discovered/detected a gas leak and the authorities dealt with it, but I saw the kerb stone was not...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 8th March 2021, 18:03
Replies: 6
Views: 426
Posted By planenut
Whilst you are going over the parts, check the...

Whilst you are going over the parts, check the connections on the gear linkage cables are firm.

The suggestions are good, and it's got to be better starting with the cheaper options and the...
Forum: Social Forum 6th March 2021, 12:54
Replies: 43
Views: 1,372
Posted By planenut
I used to have a Manager with that inability and...

I used to have a Manager with that inability and I would tell that person not to answer the phones.
Forum: Photography Corner 6th March 2021, 09:00
Replies: 310
Views: 36,564
Posted By planenut
Now that is a fascinating beastie Phil!

Now that is a fascinating beastie Phil!
Forum: Social Forum 5th March 2021, 16:28
Replies: 43
Views: 1,372
Posted By planenut
Obviously, but I only ever walk forwards!

Obviously, but I only ever walk forwards!
Forum: Social Forum 5th March 2021, 12:51
Replies: 43
Views: 1,372
Posted By planenut
Do it online and it accepts, and gets it done....

Do it online and it accepts, and gets it done. The idea is to be able to pinpoint the 21st. If the system would not accept prior input then I can imagine how that system would stand up to it.
Forum: Social Forum 5th March 2021, 08:24
Replies: 43
Views: 1,372
Posted By planenut
At least it gave me the opportunity to declare to...

At least it gave me the opportunity to declare to no-one else in the world who I think I am, who's going to know?
Forum: Photography Corner 5th March 2021, 08:15
Replies: 310
Views: 36,564
Posted By planenut
It's a sad reflection on modern communication and...

It's a sad reflection on modern communication and media, but don't worry until you get a letter of complaint, from a snake.
Strong colour though in the wild, great camouflage.
Take care Phil.
Forum: Social Forum 4th March 2021, 17:40
Replies: 43
Views: 1,372
Posted By planenut
So, it seems some people on here are not happy...

So, it seems some people on here are not happy with having to answer census questions.

You should ask, will your answer actually matter, whether it's truthful or not? Now, you should feel better!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 4th March 2021, 08:05
Replies: 10
Views: 642
Posted By planenut
Nice, and great to see all the local connections.

Nice, and great to see all the local connections.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd March 2021, 23:34
Replies: 1,052
Views: 51,176
Posted By planenut
Okay, all five of them, from different parts of...

Okay, all five of them, from different parts of England, are around forty years old.
We should always be aware that we don't count the under sixteens in the programme. That is about 11.5 million.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd March 2021, 22:05
Replies: 1,052
Views: 51,176
Posted By planenut
I have found that several people have got...

I have found that several people have got appointments much ear!ier than they anticipated, and several in the younger age groups. Good luck to all, but the danger still exists for quite a while, so...
Forum: Social Forum 2nd March 2021, 12:00
Replies: 25
Views: 1,240
Posted By planenut
Paul, I understand what you say but surely the...

Paul, I understand what you say but surely the Club is a "family" the main interest of which is as you say, the resource to keep our cars on the road. I think the success of the Club is what has...
Forum: Social Forum 1st March 2021, 18:00
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By planenut
I did think that myself but maybe they didn't see...

I did think that myself but maybe they didn't see that film.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 28th February 2021, 19:55
Replies: 20
Views: 882
Posted By planenut
Roger, hand brake on and break the wheel bolts...

Roger, hand brake on and break the wheel bolts before you lift the wheels off the ground.
Forum: Social Forum 28th February 2021, 17:09
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By planenut
Hole in glove detected.

Hole in glove detected.
Forum: Social Forum 28th February 2021, 17:01
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By planenut
At one stage the chap was having difficulty...

At one stage the chap was having difficulty getting a bolt threaded and I thought to myself "just spray some WD40 on it", as you do.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 28th February 2021, 14:17
Replies: 6
Views: 540
Posted By planenut
Wow, nice stand by.

Wow, nice stand by.
Forum: Social Forum 28th February 2021, 12:29
Replies: 6
Views: 177
Posted By planenut
Space Station Walk Now

We take it for granted these days that the International Space Station (ISS) is up there somewhere with astronaut/cosmonauts on board and carrying out various tasks.
At the moment two astronauts...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 27th February 2021, 17:36
Replies: 10
Views: 654
Posted By planenut
Check the vacuum hoses from the turbo.

Check the vacuum hoses from the turbo.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 27th February 2021, 13:30
Replies: 16
Views: 897
Posted By planenut
Generally when the indicators flash fast, it's...

Generally when the indicators flash fast, it's due to a dodgy bulb, regardless of the age of a car. The system does activate when there is a poor connection too.
Forum: Social Forum 27th February 2021, 10:30
Replies: 1,052
Views: 51,176
Posted By planenut
They are all so nice as everybody can see the...

They are all so nice as everybody can see the point of it.

Luckily, I think, I have not come across any people not wanting the jab despite what the media says.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 25th February 2021, 13:51
Replies: 6
Views: 296
Posted By planenut
I think there has been a recent posting on...

I think there has been a recent posting on starter motor woes. Suggestions often achieve success by disconnecting
the terminals on the starter motor and cleaning them up. Good luck!
Forum: Social Forum 25th February 2021, 10:21
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By planenut
Everything is black and white on my television. I...

Everything is black and white on my television. I had to stick with a black and white licence because I don't have a colour printer!
Forum: Social Forum 24th February 2021, 16:48
Replies: 1,052
Views: 51,176
Posted By planenut
Ha, ha, for a moment I thought it read that...

Ha, ha, for a moment I thought it read that Morgan listened.
Forum: Social Forum 24th February 2021, 14:04
Replies: 1,052
Views: 51,176
Posted By planenut
I have said before that I could watch a full...

I have said before that I could watch a full interview with Professor Jonathan Van-Tam, and Sky news has just done that. Very interesting and informative.

Stay safe and don't assume that when...
Forum: Social Forum 24th February 2021, 09:42
Replies: 16
Views: 565
Posted By planenut
I bet the neighbours were pleased, not!

I bet the neighbours were pleased, not!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2021, 23:12
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By planenut
Well I wiash I'd left mine in place!

Well I wiash I'd left mine in place!
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2021, 16:05
Replies: 19
Views: 781
Posted By planenut
I do the same as you have described.

I do the same as you have described.
Forum: Social Forum 23rd February 2021, 14:37
Replies: 33
Views: 989
Posted By planenut
They'd have a field day with Captain Pugwash,...

They'd have a field day with Captain Pugwash, though on the other hand, they do show lurid disgusting shows that I won't mention all about people who don't know which direction to go in.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 23rd February 2021, 14:32
Replies: 11
Views: 553
Posted By planenut
Washed my car

Late Saturday I decided to wash my car, first time for ages: Sunday morning evidence of light mucky rain overnight so cleaned that off. Last night must have been the dirtiest rain we've had for...
Forum: Social Forum 22nd February 2021, 17:00
Replies: 8
Views: 376
Posted By planenut
It would have been bad planning to be laid on the...

It would have been bad planning to be laid on the bathroom floor when you could have crawled into the bath and bled to death leaving a clean floor. Seriously though I hope that things have become...
Forum: Social Forum 21st February 2021, 23:09
Replies: 33
Views: 922
Posted By planenut
It''s called "business", it's been happening for...

It''s called "business", it's been happening for a while.
Forum: Social Forum 21st February 2021, 14:16
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By planenut
Once again those "poor" people having to follow a...

Once again those "poor" people having to follow a crocodile queue to collect something using their vehicles with the engines running when all they needed was to park up and be given a running number...
Forum: Humour Corner 21st February 2021, 07:50
Replies: 2
Views: 281
Posted By planenut
:oHe's clearly got turrets syndrome!

:oHe's clearly got turrets syndrome!
Forum: Social Forum 20th February 2021, 17:02
Replies: 25
Views: 723
Posted By planenut
Reverse psychology is very useful. One could...

Reverse psychology is very useful. One could start the conversation off with an apology i.e. " I hope we don't disturb you as we have realized that sometimes we have our volumes up a bit? " and...
Forum: Social Forum 20th February 2021, 12:09
Replies: 0
Views: 106
Posted By planenut
Realized Why Things Felt Strange

Had a strange sensation just now then realized it's because for the first time in months, I went outside in trainers instead of boots.
Forum: Social Forum 20th February 2021, 10:21
Replies: 25
Views: 723
Posted By planenut
It is almost unheard of to have a cavity wall...

It is almost unheard of to have a cavity wall between two properties.

Try chatting on this site diynot.com, it has loads of experts and professionals.

Lockdown has woken me up to the fact that...
Forum: Social Forum 19th February 2021, 10:33
Replies: 40
Views: 1,172
Posted By planenut
Oh dear, I think he has made a "rod" for his own...

Oh dear, I think he has made a "rod" for his own back.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 18th February 2021, 21:35
Replies: 10
Hi
Views: 765
Posted By planenut
Welcome to the Club and forum; enjoy the ride!

Welcome to the Club and forum; enjoy the ride!
Forum: Social Forum 18th February 2021, 20:57
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By planenut
Landed......brilliant! Picture already

Landed......brilliant!

Picture already
Forum: Social Forum 18th February 2021, 14:08
Replies: 9
Views: 314
Posted By planenut
For information on Mars, and therefore...

For information on Mars, and therefore comparisons to Earth try this
https://www.universetoday.com/22603/mars-compared-to-earth/

...........but then again, it all changed when they introduced the...
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2021, 09:18
Replies: 40
Views: 1,172
Posted By planenut
Wasn't it Holst?

Wasn't it Holst?
Forum: Social Forum 17th February 2021, 08:47
Replies: 40
Views: 1,172
Posted By planenut
I did suggest many years ago that clocks were...

I did suggest many years ago that clocks were going decimal which would give us ten seconds in each minute, of which there were ten in one hour, of which there were ten in each day: there were ten...
Forum: Social Forum 16th February 2021, 17:45
Replies: 40
Views: 1,172
Posted By planenut
Can't help you as I convert everything each way -...

Can't help you as I convert everything each way - as a rule of thumb!
Forum: Social Forum 15th February 2021, 09:12
Replies: 40
Views: 1,172
Posted By planenut
Decimalization

Fifty years since our currency changed from sterling to decimal. At the time it was the biggest nationwide operation created and ironically now we are in an equally big operation, the vaccination...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th February 2021, 08:38
Replies: 9
Views: 558
Posted By planenut
.........as above!

.........as above!
Forum: Social Forum 12th February 2021, 13:56
Replies: 16
Views: 569
Posted By planenut
The other year I caused a vehicle to stop and got...

The other year I caused a vehicle to stop and got out with my scraper and cleaned the persons windows off telling them that I would do it as they were incapable of sorting it.
Forum: Social Forum 12th February 2021, 13:50
Replies: 104
Views: 4,519
Posted By planenut
I went for a hike to the other side of Staines...

I went for a hike to the other side of Staines this morning to pick up some "essential" paint from Wickes. Trecked on back and during my lunch got a phone call from my doctors surgery to arrange an...
Forum: Social Forum 11th February 2021, 13:36
Replies: 4
Views: 223
Posted By planenut
I am sure that there must be some relief in...

I am sure that there must be some relief in knowing the discomfort this will relieve - onwards and upward.
Forum: Social Forum 10th February 2021, 13:54
Replies: 104
Views: 4,519
Posted By planenut
If a person has the chance to take a vaccine to...

If a person has the chance to take a vaccine to hopefully avoid becoming infected by the virus, I am all for it, regardless of their social standing. One may ask why I might want that?but it doesn't...
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2021, 18:30
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By planenut
The book is great. For a really excellent...

The book is great.

For a really excellent interview with the author Andy Weir check this out - and pay attention to the scientific work...
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2021, 16:30
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By planenut
You do know what they spray on our crops, don't...

You do know what they spray on our crops, don't you?
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2021, 13:39
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By planenut
No it wasn't. But I did think the film crew could...

No it wasn't. But I did think the film crew could have helped him a bit more, they must have had their own food.
Forum: Social Forum 7th February 2021, 12:18
Replies: 13
Views: 342
Posted By planenut
Film The Martian

I watched the film The Martian again last night. I personally think it's a great film, it's just a shame they left so much junk up there.
Forum: Social Forum 5th February 2021, 21:13
Replies: 2
Views: 173
Posted By planenut
Another good innings, sad though.

Another good innings, sad though.
Forum: Social Forum 4th February 2021, 18:34
Replies: 6
Views: 335
Posted By planenut
Well what has happened up to now has been...

Well what has happened up to now has been indecent.
Forum: Social Forum 4th February 2021, 17:30
Replies: 1,052
Views: 51,176
Posted By planenut
Certainly worth staying safe and biding one's...

Certainly worth staying safe and biding one's time.
Forum: Social Forum 4th February 2021, 14:39
Replies: 1,052
Views: 51,176
Posted By planenut
Some people are still in "denial". They should be...

Some people are still in "denial". They should be sat in ICU for an hour.

My son lost one of his mates to it yesterday.............that chap lost BOTH his parents to it last week.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 3rd February 2021, 14:07
Replies: 16
Views: 785
Posted By planenut
My thought on this is the same. Perhaps emulating...

My thought on this is the same. Perhaps emulating the exhibit at Brooklands of the office of Barnes Wallis.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd February 2021, 17:32
Replies: 18
Views: 815
Posted By planenut
That is very sad, what a legacy to leave. That's...

That is very sad, what a legacy to leave. That's going to be so hard for the family after such a triumphal year, now the intrusion into their mourning, though they must be so proud.
Forum: Social Forum 2nd February 2021, 10:37
Replies: 104
Views: 4,519
Posted By planenut
I think that's a good idea but does she have a...

I think that's a good idea but does she have a home help who can get on the case. We should all behave with the same amount of caution after the first jab ''cos we have a long way to go. Does your...
Forum: Social Forum 31st January 2021, 21:30
Replies: 1,052
Views: 51,176
Posted By planenut
Sir Captain Tom is now in hospital after testing...

Sir Captain Tom is now in hospital after testing positive - my best wishes go out to an inspirational chap.

So sad, as reflected on another thread.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 31st January 2021, 12:14
Replies: 2
Views: 246
Posted By planenut
I'd certainly consider the coils before ffs....

I'd certainly consider the coils before ffs. Check out the wiring and connectors, good luck. You could clear the codes, swap the coils, run it again and see if any fault has changed cylinder?
Forum: Social Forum 31st January 2021, 10:39
Replies: 3
Views: 205
Posted By planenut
No chance of mine yet, just keeping my head down....

No chance of mine yet, just keeping my head down. I don't really want to be in another queue somewhere.
Forum: Social Forum 31st January 2021, 10:37
Replies: 11
Views: 457
Posted By planenut
So sorry to hear of this, my commiserations to...

So sorry to hear of this, my commiserations to you and your family. Though it's furthest from your mind, planning a celebration of their presence in your lives may give you some solace.
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2021, 21:31
Replies: 104
Views: 4,519
Posted By planenut
Sadly, you have to view it the other way, so long...

Sadly, you have to view it the other way, so long as nobody is being pushed aside, surely it would be better for those in such an enclosed area, staff and inmates, to be vaccinated so as to reduce...
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2021, 16:40
Replies: 0
Views: 122
Posted By planenut
Floods in other places too!

My personal problems are the worst? not really, but we can all feel like that. The recent, nay, ongoing floods must be devastating for those affected. We have now seen many places affected globally...
Forum: Social Forum 30th January 2021, 15:56
Replies: 104
Views: 4,519
Posted By planenut
Sadly, if they become ill, it will be the NHS...

Sadly, if they become ill, it will be the NHS that has to look after them, and that's without the numerous escorting staff that will be required.

Not an easy decision.
Forum: Humour Corner 30th January 2021, 12:26
Replies: 9
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Views: 648
Posted By planenut
Astrophe, as in?

Astrophe, as in?
Forum: Humour Corner 29th January 2021, 09:31
Replies: 1
Views: 202
Posted By planenut
Gosh, and I thought the third to make the mistake...

Gosh, and I thought the third to make the mistake was a guy, and he's not stopped running yet!
Forum: Social Forum 29th January 2021, 09:04
Replies: 20
Views: 571
Posted By planenut
Luckily for me, the same year the Russians had...

Luckily for me, the same year the Russians had their mishap, 1993, they also brought over a Tu95 Bear. Four engines with contrarotating props, a wonderful sound on a long approach, like a...
Forum: Social Forum 28th January 2021, 23:18
Replies: 20
Views: 571
Posted By planenut
Certainly a Vulcan on that spiral climb above is...

Certainly a Vulcan on that spiral climb above is awesome, and loud!
Forum: Social Forum 28th January 2021, 23:17
Replies: 20
Views: 571
Posted By planenut
How many engines does your Tu95 have then?

How many engines does your Tu95 have then?
Forum: Social Forum 28th January 2021, 18:34
Replies: 20
Views: 571
Posted By planenut
I've always fancied being in the back of a...

I've always fancied being in the back of a Chinook during a display, tethered of course.
Forum: Social Forum 27th January 2021, 22:17
Replies: 20
Views: 571
Posted By planenut
Always worth watching the Russians, especially...

Always worth watching the Russians, especially their test pilots........ but we'll say nothing about 1993.
Forum: Social Forum 27th January 2021, 10:01
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By planenut
I have always advised that one must consider...

I have always advised that one must consider every driver an idiot; when another drives in a manner you disagree with, use it as a lesson and don't waste brain cells ranting about it.

I can...
Forum: Social Forum 27th January 2021, 09:27
Replies: 104
Views: 4,519
Posted By planenut
Quite right, there will be no normal global...

Quite right, there will be no normal global travel possibilities until the majority of Countries are deemed at a safe level. There will be a growing number of permitted Countries but there has always...
Forum: Social Forum 26th January 2021, 18:08
Replies: 9
Views: 377
Posted By planenut
I've seen it happen; the car edges into the...

I've seen it happen; the car edges into the "blind spot" then when that lorry driver glimpses he doesn't see the car, then the car is spun round by the force into the outer position.
Forum: Social Forum 26th January 2021, 17:51
Replies: 104
Views: 4,519
Posted By planenut
Just been sent a request to sign a petition for...

Just been sent a request to sign a petition for all school and carers to have a jab during half term to get the schools open. Perhaps if they'd done their homework they would understand that it would...
Forum: Social Forum 25th January 2021, 10:22
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By planenut
For a while back then I used to take my kids to...

For a while back then I used to take my kids to and from school on the tobogan, easier and quicker.
Forum: Social Forum 25th January 2021, 09:06
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By planenut
There's terrific ice out there, I am staying in.

There's terrific ice out there, I am staying in.
Forum: Social Forum 25th January 2021, 07:31
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By planenut
Consett seems to cop it every time. We have...

Consett seems to cop it every time.
We have always referred to our Heathrow micro-climate which seems to repel the snow. We really don't get it.
Forum: Social Forum 24th January 2021, 16:41
Replies: 19
Views: 540
Posted By planenut
It started here about 0900 for three hours. A...

It started here about 0900 for three hours. A couple of inches, melting still at the moment though the forecast is for a good frost.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 24th January 2021, 08:57
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By planenut
As you say, they are quite flimsy and easily...

As you say, they are quite flimsy and easily distorted. I will be leaving the cover panels off for a while to ensure no leakage under pressure. The suggestion by a member to use the mirror helps to...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2021, 14:03
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By planenut
Luckily no leakage on my pipe joints, and with...

Luckily no leakage on my pipe joints, and with that part of the system up to temperature. Now that eliminates the matrix, I will start back at the beginning.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 23rd January 2021, 08:10
Replies: 52
Views: 2,267
Posted By planenut
What an interesting thread. Thanks Sonic. ...

What an interesting thread. Thanks Sonic.

Well done for the efforts and everybody's input along with the explanations and pictures.
Forum: Social Forum 22nd January 2021, 08:21
Replies: 19
Views: 821
Posted By planenut
That's got to be great news for the community,...

That's got to be great news for the community, and encouraging to others that may see an increase in the local availability for future production.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st January 2021, 19:59
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By planenut
nice one, good solution.

nice one, good solution.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 21st January 2021, 18:59
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By planenut
My thanks again to those who have felt able to...

My thanks again to those who have felt able to make suggestions. After an immense amount of time spent on this, even having taken the matrix out again, today, after my second attempt of the day, I...
Forum: Social Forum 21st January 2021, 08:28
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By planenut
I though it really funny that Melania got on the...

I though it really funny that Melania got on the flight at Edwards dressed in a smart, dark coloured twin set, and when she came into view in Florida, she was in what I referred to as a Florida...
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2021, 18:07
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By planenut
Bidens address was pretty impressive, no sign of...

Bidens address was pretty impressive, no sign of autocue, yet in itself a tragedy that such matters have to be addressed, they have a long way to go.
Forum: Social Forum 20th January 2021, 14:01
Replies: 12
Views: 639
Posted By planenut
At least, according to him, he has left a solid...

At least, according to him, he has left a solid foundation for the incoming President to work from.
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 19th January 2021, 16:05
Replies: 10
Views: 849
Posted By planenut
That was fortunate timing. I'm sure you will find...

That was fortunate timing. I'm sure you will find a terrific difference.
Forum: Social Forum 19th January 2021, 08:05
Replies: 72
Views: 2,402
Posted By planenut
If a driver stops a vehicle in any position on...

If a driver stops a vehicle in any position on any road, it is the responsibility of every other driver to drive their vehicle safely and avoid it. If a lump of concrete were placed on a road and...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 17th January 2021, 17:13
Replies: 22
Views: 1,323
Posted By planenut
Or, borrow somebody elses battery to eliminate...

Or, borrow somebody elses battery to eliminate that?
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2021, 22:41
Replies: 6
Views: 317
Posted By planenut
Have you had a nose on Gumtree? Sadly a lot of...

Have you had a nose on Gumtree? Sadly a lot of companies are trying to clear shelving.
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2021, 18:38
Replies: 28
Views: 1,170
Posted By planenut
My aged Aunt who has been keeping isolated in her...

My aged Aunt who has been keeping isolated in her flat has been offered vaccination in a centre fifteen miles away, yes she could arrange transport. We have discussed it and she has phoned her local...
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2021, 17:48
Replies: 104
Views: 4,519
Posted By planenut
Why would anybody decline the offer to have a...

Why would anybody decline the offer to have a vaccine that may or may not have an effect? Isn't it better to take it up in the hope that by your action you could help, either your family, friends or...
Forum: The 75 and ZT Owners Club General Forum 16th January 2021, 12:31
Replies: 16
Views: 1,272
Posted By planenut
Good luck to your brother, and you all.

Good luck to your brother, and you all.
Forum: Social Forum 16th January 2021, 09:38
Replies: 159,221
Views: 6,035,468
Posted By planenut
Luckily made use of the depressing rainfall to...

Luckily made use of the depressing rainfall to put my incinerator out in the yard and burn loads of confidential waste, as one does.
Forum: Technical Help Forum 15th January 2021, 13:10
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By planenut
Many thanks chaps. Leaving the "W clamp" in place...

Many thanks chaps. Leaving the "W clamp" in place gives some rigidity but I will be out there in a little while to have another go. Thanks for the links and suggestions.
Forum: Social Forum 15th January 2021, 07:26
Replies: 8
Views: 311
Posted By planenut
The Criminal Law in the United Kingdom creates...

The Criminal Law in the United Kingdom creates layers of criminality, especially evident in the actions of Law Enforcement agencies allowed. The term "arrestable" empowers those agencies and are...
Forum: Technical Help Forum 14th January 2021, 20:41
Replies: 29
Views: 1,292
Posted By planenut
A reasonable suggestion thanks: I will be having...

A reasonable suggestion thanks: I will be having another go tomorrow, now armed with fresh ideas, thankyou to those who have contributed.
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