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  1. Yournamehere

    january flowers

    Nope, saw a bleeding yew and a blasted oak but no bleeding snowdrops.
  2. Yournamehere

    january flowers

    I wandered lonely as a cloud That floats on high o'er field and rew When all at once I saw a crow A rook, a raven an' a jackdaw too. S'fun this; your go.
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    The phone's in the hallway; so I went out and shook it: you'll never guess what was on m'puter screen when I got back!
  4. Yournamehere

    Uk holly is this a shrub or tree

    Away with this shrub nonsense: it's a tree.
  5. Yournamehere

    Seasons greetings to all !!!

    Bollox to this; I'm gorn fishin. Happy Days Yourn
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    Spot the mistakes

    Yeah! Good spot. I'd say possible but unlikely.
  7. Yournamehere

    Spot the mistakes

    ... to the extent that maybe the soldering iron is a bluff and the lack of esp is the real test/answer they are looking for.
  8. Yournamehere

    Spot the mistakes

    Ha yes I saw that and just thought 'ouchy that's gotta hurt'! And no ESP* either! Interestingly (fsvoi) if you saw the vids appearing to show banksy making his 'shredder' a while back, besides having blades lying flat to the paper so that no shredding could occur, at one point he too was holding a soldering iron by the hot bit. *electro static discharge protection: you are meant to be wearing an esp wristband which is then clipped via a lead to the piece of equipment you are working on to prevent static discharges zapping the i.c.s
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    Kombi extension shaft repair

    I've use an oregon mulcher head a lot with an old chinese* combi which I use to save wrecking anything good as the mulcher puts a tremendous torque on the kit and does exactly this ie wears the securing holes in the tube to an oval which then becomes loose. I drilled extra holes in the tube and castings, tapped the casting to M6 and put two extra screws of just the right length - ie to go into the tube but so far as to foul the spindle - in to hold the tube more firmly. It still loosens eventually - such is the torque off the head - but not so soon as before. And when it has gone oval again I turn through 180 degrees and repeat and when/before it has gone/goes oval again I look on ebay for a spares/wrecked combi in the local area and get a new set of tubes for a tenner. And repeat. Don't know if this would work with a c.f. tube but yer welcome to it anyway. Happy days Yourn. *Big engines made of big parts; not so highly strung as more expensive alternatives.
  10. As for the trees themselves, I was thinking something apply or peary, but was thrown by the yellow flowers - I even wondered about a eucalytus because of that!. They look as if they might have been grafted, so again, fruit trees on a sturdy root stock?.
  11. Aha! You got me! And well done Nepia; I'm off to specsave! Happy Days! Yourn.
  12. Mmm see where you're coming from with the solidago - the yellow clumps of flowers are a good match - but solidago is a clump forming perennial rather than a small tree. The small one in the foreground looks more like a pot plant - if you follow my meaning...
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    Soil conditioning, meet air conditioning; as someone once said!
  14. Yournamehere

    don't know how to keep going

    Bang on! This is pretty much what I was going to offer as help. I had the same - I thought of it as a crane/derrick and cables or a television mast or even that skylon - the floating needle - at the festival of britain: a solid flexible core (spine) supported by cables (muscle). You need the muscles on both sides to work together to work properly. Also the same as spud; I started to do a few sit ups - just by tucking m'toes under the edge of the bed - cos I just though you fat bastard get rid of that belly - I was shocked - I struggled to do five the first time - worked easily up to ten, then twenty, now, I could do thirty but get get bored at twenty - but I don't do it every morning - just about once a month just to make sure I still can. The result was incredible: without the stomach muscle my spine had cracked over all over the place and popped a vertabral pad out the side; now, with balanced muscle all around - whole new body! Not just lifting but walking breathing and just 'being' no aches. no pain, whole new body. I'll assume you don't smoke; if you smoke, stop or die horribly. The other thing I did was to give up the arm-chair. Years of armchair use had probably not helped as I always used to curl up sideways in the armchair and looking back my whole spine must have been like a cork-screw. I now use and have done for many years now, one of those wooden chairs like a kitchen chair but with arms - is it a welsh dresser chair? - with a small cushion tucked just so into the small of my back - you'll know when it's in the right place - oh! the relief! I got that from a chair in the outpatients waiting room. There was only a little low backed upright chair left, but when I sat in it, it was just right, I felt better after two minutes in that chair than I had done for the last two years! Damn near nicked that chair and took it home! Han't now had back troub for many many years - and am doing all exactly the same as I was before - including bending over with a chainsaw which now is easy - you can actually feel your body working properly! Hope this might help but never take medical advice off the internet; I am not a doctor; just shooting anecdotes. Best of luck Yourn.
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    Advice needed!

    Nice job. Everyone happy?


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