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- Thu Nov 19, 2020 11:54 am
- Forum: Equipment
- Topic: Heating Rooms with no mains power
- Replies: 37
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A few years ago, SWMBO went away for a few days and we had a sudden snowfall so I couldn't go to work. I decided to experiment and turned the heating off. The temperature in our small, 2-up, 2-down mid-terrace house fell quickly to about 16C and stayed there. The boy and I layered up as we got cold....
- Mon Nov 16, 2020 12:32 pm
- Forum: Equipment
- Topic: Who thinks a space earth ship is the ultimate idea?
- Replies: 14
- Views: 721
Kim Stanley Robinson's Mars Trilogy goes into a lot of detail on the processes of terraforming Mars (and the subsequent politics). It's great fun.
A lot depends on the "quality" of the vacuum - I use inverted commas because of course you either have a vacuum or you don't.... I've had lots of thermoses that look good but lose heat rapidly. The best I've found is a Thermos-brand one (got its LSGC medal now) and a Kuhn Rikon one - even though bot...
- Tue Oct 06, 2020 9:52 am
- Forum: Medical and Healthcare
- Topic: How many times can you use a disposable FFP3 mask?
- Replies: 8
- Views: 1453
If you're using a mask with an outlet valve then you might as well not bother. The purpose of facemasks is to stop YOUR stream of potentially virus-laden moisture droplets from entering the atmosphere, not to prevent you breathing it in. If you're really concerned about proper facemask use, then use...
Can you get hold of some debris netting that scaffolders use to catch the arrows behind the butts? Would it even work I wonder? I have some on the allotment, keep meaning to take the longbow up for a play...
- Sun Aug 23, 2020 8:10 pm
- Forum: How are you preparing
- Topic: Bandages & Dressings
- Replies: 3
- Views: 525
I rely on Elastoplast Knee and Elbow patches when out with the kids - extra large and sticky. Elastoplast finger strips are good too - extra long to go around a finger. Otherwise for more serious injuries I have a selection of HSE medium and large wound dressings, which have the pad attached to the ...