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    windmill.

    hiya peeps been reading for ages. finally got round to joining. lets have some feed back ref building a windmill , by that i mean old working, but to live in windmill. foundations , sails , stairs,windows , drive/transmission etc. any plans out there?. ideas pisstakes welcome.

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    Quote Originally Posted by lob
    pisstakes welcome.
    You have come to the right place and welcome!

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    Where you put whirly thing?

    As in Where in the world?

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    Wrong country, get your plans from Holland and bring here if you want to build one....build it and they will come....are you going to build a dyke also ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Nawty
    are you going to build a dyke also
    Why do you bring sex into everything?

    There's one in Chiang Rai but I've never seen it working, rotating, spinning, or whatever windmills do.

    Milling, perhaps?

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    just 'turn'....simply turn.

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    Plenty of dykes to be found here mate.

    Actually we have a windmill on the top of our factory on Soi Onnut and is now a landmark in the area. (Our Company Trademark).

    As our factory is built on top of a lake my partner's plan was to use the mill as a means to pump water through the factory. Too bad the windy season doesn't last all year.

    Don't think it was ever connected but a good idea and in theory.

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    I must say I think it's a good idea. It would work well up here by the river. Especially on my grassy knoll. It's be good to see your plans.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Loy Toy
    As our factory is built on top of a lake
    You have a floating factory ?

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    Quote Originally Posted by jandajoy
    Especially on my grassy knoll.
    So they have at last let you back on it 'cos they couldn't find the other gunman there !

    Bloody hell things take a long time to get sorted !


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    [quote=Loy Toy;982994]
    Quote Originally Posted by lob
    pisstakes welcome.
    You have come to the right place and welcome! [/quo as i say , been reading for a while so understand and enjoy the pisstakes. and thanks for the welcome

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    korat.

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    loytoy any plans or pics of said mill?

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    Is this what you want



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    Quote Originally Posted by Thetyim View Post
    Is this what you want


    that sure was a fine biulding in its day. how did they not blow over?. well its for living in too so not quite what i have in mind. good try however. cheers.

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    Quote Originally Posted by jandajoy
    There's one in Chiang Rai but I've never seen it working, rotating, spinning, or whatever windmills do.
    Yep, I've seen that one, it's near Wiang Chai.


    I would start there by asking who built it etc, etc
    Finding a thai builder who can understand what you want will be difficult but if you can show him one then you are half way there.

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    I don't think you'd have enough wind to actually make an old Dutch design turn, unless perhaps on the coast some of the time.

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