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by old tree man
Sun Jan 06, 2008 9:25 pm
Forum: Tomorrow's World (Computing and Tech)
Topic: recycled printer
Replies: 4
Views: 3712

recycled printer

Hi all can anyone out there help i have been given a lexmark x1270 printer but i do not have the disc to load it on my computer, can anyone reccomend a safe site that i can download the apropriate stuff to use the printer. :? or any other way of getting my computer to accept the printer, sorry if th...
by old tree man
Sun Jan 06, 2008 8:10 pm
Forum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle
Topic: truck batteries "are you out there nev"
Replies: 8
Views: 2441

truck batteries "are you out there nev"

A friend of mine said i could have a couple of truck batteries if they would come in useful, i am wondering if they would be ok to use as my start for a backup lighting system. If so what do you think they are capable of running. I am hoping that i can build on the side of my shed a small wind turbi...
by old tree man
Sun Jan 06, 2008 7:26 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: 'nother noob
Replies: 14
Views: 1856

Hi mike
welcome to the ish i am still new myself hope you enjoy :cheers:
all the best
Russ
by old tree man
Sat Jan 05, 2008 2:30 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Yet another Nz'er!
Replies: 11
Views: 1964

Hi and welcome :flower:
by old tree man
Sat Jan 05, 2008 2:21 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: increase in electricity
Replies: 8
Views: 2553

Going to give your 12 volt system a go soon nev once i source some local supplies, i will update as i progress.
all the best
Russ
by old tree man
Fri Jan 04, 2008 2:05 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Howdy Y'all..........
Replies: 7
Views: 1275

hi and welcome
hope you enjoy the site great people :cheers: :cheers:
by old tree man
Fri Jan 04, 2008 1:30 pm
Forum: I read the news today, oh boy.
Topic: increase in electricity
Replies: 8
Views: 2553

increase in electricity

Heard on the radio today that our electricity is going to increase by record standards, i think it has given me the incentive to build my own power system to run off has anyone got any idea's on how to get started ? what is the best system to build ? i am on a very tight budget but have the tools to...
by old tree man
Fri Jan 04, 2008 1:22 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: found 2 great books
Replies: 5
Views: 1373

Go for it Nev best thing i ever did, mind you my wife Jane keeps finding jobs for me to do :roll: :roll:
by old tree man
Fri Jan 04, 2008 1:12 pm
Forum: Herbs and Vegetables
Topic: What is your Favorite vegetable to grow? and eat?
Replies: 40
Views: 8654

My favourite veg is swede (they call it turnip localy "why i d'ont know)
steamed and then mashed with real butter salt and black pepper
its a serious yum moment :toothy8:
by old tree man
Fri Jan 04, 2008 1:03 pm
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Thank you for being 'normal'
Replies: 55
Views: 7584

Talking about funny hats my children (who have all grown up now ?) hate it when we meet up they ask their mother to make sure that dad is'nt wearing one of his hats :flower: when i learn properly i will post some pics and to add i must also say that i find this forum very friendly and welcoming well...
by old tree man
Thu Jan 03, 2008 10:06 am
Forum: Swap Shop, Trading Area and Seed Swap Area
Topic: Sweet-peas
Replies: 22
Views: 5729

If you have any spare i would love some i have some unusual cucumber seeds called crystal lemon the description says "small round fruits of outstanding flavour much more digestable than other types there are 12 per packet, i would split the packet with you as we do not need all 12. :flower: all the ...
by old tree man
Thu Jan 03, 2008 9:52 am
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: Sufficientish Christmas
Replies: 35
Views: 7333

Well done it looks great :thumbleft: :thumbleft:
it reminds me of when my children were young and we made them farms out of paper mache (hope i spelt that right spell check broken)
i am just in the process of making wooden building blocks for my grandchildren
by old tree man
Thu Jan 03, 2008 9:40 am
Forum: The ish Local - (Chat)
Topic: Word Association game
Replies: 3191
Views: 371384

hole >>>>> dig
by old tree man
Wed Jan 02, 2008 9:05 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: Hello from Shetland!
Replies: 14
Views: 2176

Hi and welcome :flower:
still new here myself you will find plenty of great people and advice and helpful tips
all the best for 2008 :cheers:
by old tree man
Wed Jan 02, 2008 8:45 pm
Forum: Allotments, Veg Patches and Container Gardening
Topic: found 2 great books
Replies: 5
Views: 1373

found 2 great books

I went for a walk today as you do to shed those excess pounds and had a look in the old bookshop in thirsk and they had a bargin bucket so i had a look through and found these two little goldmines 1 collinns gem alternative remedies isbn 0-00-470536-x 2 collins Herbs and healing plants of britain & ...