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Dave Adams's Blog – July 2013 Archive (7)

legerra bites me...

well tonight i went out to sort the fan switch on the Legerra and whilst i was running it up to get it warm a hose burst off and covered me in scalding water....a trip in ambulance for me to Hul royal infirmary... and i have 13% burns.....

some lovely blisters on my left groin area some spectacular burns across my chest and left arm my neck and right cheek.


Added by Dave Adams on July 30, 2013 at 23:28 — 15 Comments

ebay S3 ipswitch finishing 0900 27/7/13

S3 dutton

He says it is registered as a Ford and has a Xflow 1300 in it (which he also says is worth £700!... no hope.)

the sale is one day only...have a look could be good for bits if nothing else.

Added by Dave Adams on July 27, 2013 at 5:28 — 12 Comments

todays useful tip ........

If you own a Legerra don't break the windscreen any time soon.......
Auto windscreens have quoted me £1158.50 supply and fit!
I hope that's a mistake.....i am looking for alternative quotes.

Added by Dave Adams on July 19, 2013 at 8:07 — 25 Comments

legerra bites dust

On my way home.....danny driving got as far as cambridge and head gasket went loads of white smoke......
up to then danny said it was a pleasure to drive.....up to then.

Added by Dave Adams on July 15, 2013 at 19:09 — 29 Comments

making a latching relay from an ordinary 4 or 5 pin relay.

This is a circuit for turning a relay into a latching relay.......


well you might want your fog lights to come on with your side lights (or dip) but when you switch off your lights the fog lights will trip off and not switch back on when the lights are turned back on.

the 12v supply for the momentary switch can come from ANY convenient place, once…


Added by Dave Adams on July 12, 2013 at 14:46 — No Comments

lifes dirty tricks

on my way home from work last night at 20:00 i managed to tear some muscles in my rt leg and it hurts like billy-o.....getting into the Phaeton is just not possible neither is getting  into my wife's Fiat Sciento, just way too painful.

the Hyundai was just about do-able to get me to casualty, but even getting out of bed was a struggle. 

to top it all we told our neighbour that they had some loose concrete hanging off the chimney, and they called a roofer to come and sort it.…


Added by Dave Adams on July 12, 2013 at 11:50 — 7 Comments

cant find post, tig welders

I know that someone started a post on tig welders but ill be bolloxed if i can find it.

Further to the discussion i was chatting to a guy doing some tig welding on a site i am visiting and got to talking about good learner machines for stainless and possibly ally. as we were chatting his friend pointed out that they have a spare 5 year old tig in perfect working order that lacks power for comercial welding with accessories and would i be interested? Well i tried not to sound too keen and… Continue

Added by Dave Adams on July 9, 2013 at 16:00 — 2 Comments

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