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by stonethrower
Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:35 pm
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: i'm making a canoe...
Replies: 20
Views: 4833

Re: i'm making a canoe...

thanks MINESAPINT, will give it a go . . . .

thomasgreen, that looks a nice website,
is the canoe as straightforward as they suggest all the boats are?
by stonethrower
Wed Aug 20, 2008 10:32 pm
Forum: Livestock
Topic: Bovine Miniatures?
Replies: 2
Views: 877

Bovine Miniatures?

saw an article in the Sunday Times this week about a breed called Dexter.
there was also miniature of the Angus and Hereford breeds mentioned.

anyone on here have any experience of these?
by stonethrower
Sun Aug 17, 2008 9:35 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: kilowatts flowing down the hill . . . .
Replies: 16
Views: 3509

Re: kilowatts flowing down the hill . . . .

have about 500l/sec tonight i'd say . . . .

will have to take proper measurements as soon as the flood has washed out . . . . if it ever stops raining
by stonethrower
Sat Aug 16, 2008 6:38 pm
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: kilowatts flowing down the hill . . . .
Replies: 16
Views: 3509

Re: kilowatts flowing down the hill . . . .

DominicJ wrote: If anything I think you'd struggle to need enough power to make it cost effective.

i might but mrs. stonethrower will have no such problems :roll:
by stonethrower
Sat Aug 16, 2008 12:36 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: conas atá sibh? / how are ye?
Replies: 21
Views: 2148

Re: conas atá sibh? / how are ye?

d'oh . . . . aller . . . . now i remember

je vais . . tu vas . . il/elle va . . nous allons . . vous allez . . ils/elles vont (je pense :? )


on the Irish i dunno would i say it's as straightforward as throwing a "h" in behind a consonant :lol:
by stonethrower
Sat Aug 16, 2008 8:49 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: conas atá sibh? / how are ye?
Replies: 21
Views: 2148

Re: conas atá sibh? / how are ye?

Millymollymandy wrote:Je pense qu'elle va bien. :lol:

Hello and welcome Stonethrower!

wait . . . . it's coming back to me . . . .

bonjour et merci Millymollymandy,

j'espére que vous vaisez(?) bien aussi . . . . (verbs were always an issue :oops: )
by stonethrower
Sat Aug 16, 2008 8:45 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: kilowatts flowing down the hill . . . .
Replies: 16
Views: 3509

Re: kilowatts flowing down the hill . . . .

alot of power going to waste with this wet weather to take this project seriously i need to measure the flow rate when it's at it's lowest, to give me my minimum power output . . . . but with our wet climate here in Ireland it is rare that the turbine would be at minimum output i'd imagine . . . . t...
by stonethrower
Fri Aug 15, 2008 12:38 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: conas atá sibh? / how are ye?
Replies: 21
Views: 2148

Re: conas atá sibh? / how are ye?

let's call a halt now to these multi-lingual shenanigans before i'm out of my depth :lol:
by stonethrower
Fri Aug 15, 2008 12:30 pm
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: conas atá sibh? / how are ye?
Replies: 21
Views: 2148

Re: conas atá sibh? / how are ye?

bonjour et bienvenue . . . .
by stonethrower
Fri Aug 15, 2008 11:59 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: conas atá sibh? / how are ye?
Replies: 21
Views: 2148

Re: conas atá sibh? / how are ye?

guten tag, ina, wie gehen Sie? :wink:
by stonethrower
Fri Aug 15, 2008 11:55 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: conas atá sibh? / how are ye?
Replies: 21
Views: 2148

Re: conas atá sibh? / how are ye?

i'm a native alright . . . . there's only a few of us left :lol:
by stonethrower
Fri Aug 15, 2008 10:13 am
Forum: Looks like we made it
Topic: i'm making a canoe...
Replies: 20
Views: 4833

Re: i'm making a canoe...

sorry, i can't seem to see the plans for the canoe, :? where am i going wrong? i have built a couple of "cots" in my time . . . . a cot is a traditional timber boat used in this part of Ireland for salmon-fishing. i used to fish the Snap-net for salmon back when it was still legal. i started out hel...
by stonethrower
Fri Aug 15, 2008 10:01 am
Forum: Welcome New People Say Hello
Topic: conas atá sibh? / how are ye?
Replies: 21
Views: 2148

conas atá sibh? / how are ye?

cúpla focail gaeilge (few words of Irish) to start off aswell as having ambitions towards self-sufficiency (-ishness?) i would love to have a better command of our native tongue have read quite a few threads on this forum over the past while, before getting around to actually posting . . . . i live ...
by stonethrower
Fri Aug 15, 2008 1:14 am
Forum: Alternative Energy
Topic: kilowatts flowing down the hill . . . .
Replies: 16
Views: 3509

kilowatts flowing down the hill . . . .

i am lucky enough to have a stream running through my property and want to look into harnessing the energy using a water turbine. i believe there is a formula to work out how much potential your water source has for the job. does anyone on here have any idea of it or where to find it? there is a con...