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by teedoubleudee
Thu Sep 24, 2020 7:42 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: England at war
Replies: 5
Views: 88

Re: England at war

A fine tribute to this bastion of democracy. A resolute people establishing a bulwark against the worst of Facism. God save the Queen. Ha ha, your phrase "bastions of democracy" just gave me my first smile of the day Chops. Only two days ago I was listening to my Tom Lehrer albums and he used that ...
by teedoubleudee
Sat Sep 19, 2020 10:59 am
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Mimic board
Replies: 11
Views: 151

Re: Mimic board

The secret of drilling perspex is to use hand drills only, not power drills and start with the smallest bit you have in the box and gradually increase the bit size till you finish with the desired sized hole. It's not a job that should be rushed.
by teedoubleudee
Sat Sep 19, 2020 7:04 am
Forum: Wiring and Electrics
Topic: Mimic board
Replies: 11
Views: 151

Re: Mimic board

Hi Glynn and welcome to our forum.
by teedoubleudee
Fri Sep 18, 2020 11:13 am
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Freesat. Box
Replies: 35
Views: 628

Re: Freesat. Box

Like RAF96 says, I plugged my Freesat box into an ex Sky dish no problem. It doesnt mean to say that the dish might not be slightly out of alignment. Some broadcast frequencies have a stronger signal strength than others and I suspect that SKY may well be the strongest. It's amazing how much signals...
by teedoubleudee
Thu Sep 17, 2020 5:24 pm
Forum: Members layouts
Topic: My layout
Replies: 68
Views: 7992

Re: My layout

Blends nicely with the backdrop
by teedoubleudee
Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:25 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Freesat. Box
Replies: 35
Views: 628

Re: Freesat. Box

I have an alignment meter (somewhere!) that I used when installing an 80cm dish at my last house. I remember that just tightening the fixing bolts would throw it by a fraction of a degree. You had to slightly misalign it in the opposite direction so when you tightened the bolts it pulled it back in ...
by teedoubleudee
Thu Sep 17, 2020 12:17 pm
Forum: On the workbench
Topic: Kev,s occasional offerings..
Replies: 41
Views: 1053

Re: Kev,s occasional offerings..

Absolutely agree with Bandit Mick, lovely little diorama. Well done sir.
by teedoubleudee
Wed Sep 16, 2020 2:47 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Freesat. Box
Replies: 35
Views: 628

Re: Freesat. Box

Sounds like your dish might need realigning though you could try doing a retune John
by teedoubleudee
Tue Sep 15, 2020 8:00 am
Forum: Layout Track & Design
Topic: Any tips for making holes for track pins?
Replies: 21
Views: 349

Re: Any tips for making holes for track pins?

Ron S wrote:
Tue Sep 15, 2020 1:34 am
I use a pin vice and small drills like a #70

Google pin vice tool and then click on images
Or an archemedies drill, that's what I use.
by teedoubleudee
Mon Sep 14, 2020 9:10 pm
Forum: The Mess Room
Topic: Flu jab?
Replies: 15
Views: 240

Re: Flu jab?

brian1951 wrote:
Mon Sep 14, 2020 8:49 pm
It will soon be FREE to over 50s according to the NHS website.
I think its already started, thats why ours is so late this year. Annoying really, especially as missus is on the NHS vulnerable list.