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    I had a cheapy genny on my boat..three pin...

    So basically, what you're saying is that when running on the generator, the system will not recognize a path to earth at all. Not even 'earth' just the "N" side of the phase?

    How would the 3rd...
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    Slick..power from a genny does not have...

    Slick..power from a genny does not have polarity..no live or neutral per se since it derives from the equivalent of a transformer secondary coil. Grid relies on neutral ground return.

    Dunno but...
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    just my ha'path re changeover arrangement. ...

    just my ha'path re changeover arrangement.

    Just wire a high wattage plug socket (bayonet type) off domestic side of your main breaker in domestic unit.
    When grid power off cut off main breaker,...
  4. Thread: TIT

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    TIT

    Local rubber farmer caught two women in the act of stealing cup rubber.
    Confronted they said that it was better than borrowing money.
    Farmer took them to police..a 'fine' and released....TIT FFS!
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    Childhood dreams? Need to compamise?

    When I was a kid I read adventure stories of explorers etc.

    My dreams were of tropical shores,reefs,dusky bare breasted 'maidens' etc.
    At 16 I wanted to join the Royal Navy.My mother and father...
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    Not sure I understand what you mean by living off...

    Not sure I understand what you mean by living off the grid?

    Must be a million places in the world you could just rent a beach or wilderness shack and keep your 'buying land nest egg' in case you...
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    If you are in the antipodes that would be true...

    If you are in the antipodes that would be true but Thailand is north of the equator...just saying..55
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    yup pretty dark...comes from reflected sunshine...

    yup pretty dark...comes from reflected sunshine and windburn methinks ..spend my days pottering around in boxers......rarely in full sun...

    Per the old saying 'touch of the tar brush' maybe.
    ...
  9. Not that I would ever have the guts or resources...

    Not that I would ever have the guts or resources but if I was out in mid ocean paddling or rowing I would probably be sorely tempted to jury rig a sail ,prevailing winds permitting.
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    About 40 odd years ago bought the now ex a...

    About 40 odd years ago bought the now ex a job...A 60 seat Soup and sandwich in house baked muffin restaurant in Vancouver. Her brothers both successful restaurateurs .
    One flew out after a month or...
  11. Had a yachty mate in Vancouver nearly cut his leg...

    Had a yachty mate in Vancouver nearly cut his leg off with an angle grinder while grinding off osmosis blisters from the hull of his boat. Lots of sad stories..remember one where a guy stepped back...
  12. Amazing people..modern day Slocums.... one...

    Amazing people..modern day Slocums....

    one wonders how many similar feats have been achieved throughout history and gone unrecorded.

    another one:

    Video: British rower becomes first person...
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    [quote=Wasp;3479812] Now don't be sensitive...

    Google, yeah, and building a few houses here in Thailand, and, you know, I work for a living in a technical field, and ................
    [/quote]

    Now don't be sensitive Slick .
    crepsss was just...
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    hmm-mm just finished 1984 for the fifth time... ...

    hmm-mm just finished 1984 for the fifth time...

    Dictatorship for Dummies..wonder if Mr P keeps it under his pillow?
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    Sounds like fun..been there done that... I...

    Sounds like fun..been there done that...

    I hope you have a point of purchase computer linked to restaurant software to manage fixed and variable costs.
    If you do keep track on a daily basis you...
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    5555 ....WASP! I do believe you are somewhat...

    5555 ....WASP! I do believe you are somewhat inclined to the cynical..I also suspect that the expertise of Slick and some other professed knowledgeable posters is limited to google. 5555
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    2m is pretty much a pole home methinks?... at 2m...

    2m is pretty much a pole home methinks?... at 2m perhaps the poles should be 25cm +?

    We have about, 3m ....nice open cool, shaded, tiled, beer drinking area with laundry/bathroom and guest...
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    EPCOT center.....enjoyed it immensely years ago...

    EPCOT center.....enjoyed it immensely years ago on company boondoggle.
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    Hey mate you are in Phuket I assume? Take a...

    Hey mate you are in Phuket I assume?

    Take a run up to Khao Sok national park, we stayed in a tree house room at a resort there..wife did not like it cos she felt bad for the tree..55.
    Also the...
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    Just a thought OP: You may want to consider...

    Just a thought OP:

    You may want to consider extending one part of the roof a few meters to include an outside accommodation..shade when it's shining..dry when it is pissing down.
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    yup ditto.. If the 600k budget includes...

    yup ditto..

    If the 600k budget includes labour, plumbing ,electrical, fixtures and fittings... certainly doable.

    Given that heat rises I can never understand why ceilings are insulated rather...
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    suggest you do the math before signing....as...

    suggest you do the math before signing....as there just might be a service charge..55
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    I cannot claim to be as omniscient as some : ...

    I cannot claim to be as omniscient as some :

    Having a storage tank fed by an inexpensive centrifugal pump is simple and effective.
    (perhaps that is why so many stupid dumb Thais have such a...
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    Go for it mate..boats are high maintenance...

    Go for it mate..boats are high maintenance however; lots of books out there ...lots to learn!
    Go talk to yachties and management in a marina...we love to talk boats and have mines of useful and...
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    ???? So you guys paid for the land without...

    ????

    So you guys paid for the land without receiving title?...TIT I guess..
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    not sure why I bother but : A closed T tap...

    Shouldnt need any of that. The pumps being listed have pressure switches noted in the "Pressure Switch SW" section and lists their cut in & cut out pressure range. They cycle on their own and need no...
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    https://teakdoor.com/images/smilies1/You_Rock_Emoticon.gif
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    Interesting..However the back pressure problem...

    Interesting..However the back pressure problem when using sprinklers is easily solved. Just install a 'T' at the outlet with a tap to return water to well...adjust as necessary?
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    555..back on topic.. Op should be patient and...

    555..back on topic..

    Op should be patient and wait till he established in LOS.

    Way back in 2005 bought a Mazda B250 for 290k with 14kkm on the clock.

    Since have maybe spent 50k on...
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    555..BTW if you decide to get your pump repaired...

    555..BTW if you decide to get your pump repaired as a spare..hide from your Mrs..

    Replaced our Hitachi domestic pump because it was leaking..left for later attention..came back from overseas and...
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    While replacement well pumps are mostly less than...

    While replacement well pumps are mostly less than 10K, would advise replacing intake filter/non return valve and check that it above any silt in your well. The fact that your pump is noisy indicates...
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    Hopefully a cashless society is a long way off.....

    Hopefully a cashless society is a long way off..

    Pisses me off every time I deal with banks and CC companies...seems they can bleed you dry with all their charges for accessing your own money with...
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    Well worth a read.... Mailman of the...

    Well worth a read....

    Mailman of the Birdsville Track - Book - CD - DVD, Book - Product Detail - Wadlata Outback Centre
  34. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGFpVN2xwXU

    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aGFpVN2xwXU
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    Think Persia and Iran can be used interchangeably...

    If after 1979 many Irainians became Persian. ;)

    Simular to Americans claiming they are Canadian.[/quote]

    Think Persia and Iran can be used interchangeably now.
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    Got that right..buggers came up through concrete...

    Got that right..buggers came up through concrete and tile floor in our downstairs (under poles) bathroom..hollowed out a hardwood door..before I spotted and used axle grease as a barrier.!!
    Don't...
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    Sticky: HMM.. Say what you will about farming: Sold...

    HMM.. Say what you will about farming:

    Sold cup day before yesterday..5 days cut....15,000 baht..:smileylaughing:
  38. Thread: Log in?

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    Log in?

    Seems I now do not get the please log in message when I reply to threads ...ergo I am permanently logged on???
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    5555 I try to avoid asking questions. I think it...

    5555 I try to avoid asking questions. I think it is a lot about comprehension or perhaps evasion?

    Evasion is something the Westerner is really good at however....especially public servants and...
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    Sticky: Must admit after 11 years of my wife's rubber...

    Must admit after 11 years of my wife's rubber plantation ownership I still know SFA.

    Think most of our trees from cuttings on root stock. Never seen total leaf down just a few trees here and...
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    Always wondered why peoples who are malnourished...

    Always wondered why peoples who are malnourished keep having babies they cannot feed. Maybe they have sex to keep their mind off the reality of starvation..wonder how they find the energy??

    In...
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    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=crZVD1480iY

    Roy And HG Sydney Olympics.."Dutch Winks"
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    Poll: Dunno but methinks a high percentage of Thai...

    Dunno but methinks a high percentage of Thai people are far more intelligent than Mr P and his sycophants. HRH has yet ratifie his 'constitution'?
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    hmmmm: ..think it is law that you must have a...

    hmmmm:

    ..think it is law that you must have a right of way to your property..not that ...
    As to the muddy 'road', perhaps a few tonnes of sand/gravel and rocks may answer? Graded to runoff to...
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    A Jewish punter was at the races playing the...

    A Jewish punter was at the races playing the ponies and losing his shirt. He noticed a Priest step out onto the track and blessed the forehead of one of the horses lining up for the 4th race.

    ...
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    ..had steel roof (Zincalum) in Cairns... can't...

    Can be is an understatement.[/quote]


    ..had steel roof (Zincalum) in Cairns... can't say I noticed or cared...
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    Sticky: 5555..

    5555..
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    I used the ferry from Satun Langkawi then another...

    I used the ferry from Satun Langkawi then another to Penang after I noticed the Air Asia flight had a long layover in KL from Krabi. Ferry terminates near China town..Cheap excellent accommodation...
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    Sheet Metal Roofing ? KSS Thailand...

    Sheet Metal Roofing ? KSS Thailand
  50. 55.. He does seem to exist in an alternate...

    55..

    He does seem to exist in an alternate reality.....

    Rao Tum Dai: Thai Could Be World?s New English, Prayuth Says
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