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On Wed, 26 May 2021 21:11:33 +0100, Bob F wrote:

On 5/26/2021 12:02 PM, micky wrote:
In alt.home.repair, on Wed, 26 May 2021 12:53:24 +0100, "Commander
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I guess IIUC UPS would wrap things for shipping if I sold on ebay, but
I'm not ready for that yet.

Has to be a fair price to bother with that. Ebay take 10%, then you pay shipping. If it's not going to make a profit, put it on freecycle,


The freecycle here is dying away. Get far fewer emails from them than 5
years ago. Though someone did take my gas lawnmower on Monday, and I
got a small stack of Handyman magazines yesterday.

But those are exceptions.

there will be someone who wants to play with old stuff, and you don't have to bother packing it, they come and collect it.


Ebay reaches more people. Those here who read Freecycle, or NextDoor,
or a community webpage I could use, don't know how to fiddle with any of
my old stuff.


When I post anything usable on freecycle or craigslist "free", it often
goes in minutes.


I thought Craigslist was a dating site?

The 50 yo cast iron table saw table took a couple days.


To carry it to the destination?
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I missed the start of this, what is the device exactly?
If its something tactile and modern stuff is not then if it works then
blind charities might be a good place to start.
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On Wed, 26 May 2021 21:11:33 +0100, Bob F wrote:

On 5/26/2021 12:02 PM, micky wrote:
In alt.home.repair, on Wed, 26 May 2021 12:53:24 +0100, "Commander
Kinsey" wrote:


I guess IIUC UPS would wrap things for shipping if I sold on ebay, but
I'm not ready for that yet.

Has to be a fair price to bother with that. Ebay take 10%, then you
pay shipping. If it's not going to make a profit, put it on freecycle,

The freecycle here is dying away. Get far fewer emails from them than 5
years ago. Though someone did take my gas lawnmower on Monday, and I
got a small stack of Handyman magazines yesterday.

But those are exceptions.

there will be someone who wants to play with old stuff, and you don't
have to bother packing it, they come and collect it.

Ebay reaches more people. Those here who read Freecycle, or NextDoor,
or a community webpage I could use, don't know how to fiddle with any of
my old stuff.


When I post anything usable on freecycle or craigslist "free", it often
goes in minutes.


I thought Craigslist was a dating site?

The 50 yo cast iron table saw table took a couple days.


To carry it to the destination?



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Brian Gaff (Sofa) wrote

I missed the start of this, what is the device exactly?


Micky in ahr wasnít initially specific but later talked
about modems and routers and CRT tvs.

If its something tactile and modern stuff is not then if it works then
blind charities might be a good place to start.


No its not.

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On Wed, 26 May 2021 21:11:33 +0100, Bob F wrote:

On 5/26/2021 12:02 PM, micky wrote:
In alt.home.repair, on Wed, 26 May 2021 12:53:24 +0100, "Commander
Kinsey" wrote:


I guess IIUC UPS would wrap things for shipping if I sold on ebay,
but
I'm not ready for that yet.

Has to be a fair price to bother with that. Ebay take 10%, then you
pay shipping. If it's not going to make a profit, put it on
freecycle,

The freecycle here is dying away. Get far fewer emails from them than
5
years ago. Though someone did take my gas lawnmower on Monday, and I
got a small stack of Handyman magazines yesterday.

But those are exceptions.

there will be someone who wants to play with old stuff, and you don't
have to bother packing it, they come and collect it.

Ebay reaches more people. Those here who read Freecycle, or NextDoor,
or a community webpage I could use, don't know how to fiddle with any
of
my old stuff.

When I post anything usable on freecycle or craigslist "free", it often
goes in minutes.


I thought Craigslist was a dating site?

The 50 yo cast iron table saw table took a couple days.


To carry it to the destination?



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I missed the start of this, what is the device exactly?
If its something tactile and modern stuff is not then if it works then
blind charities might be a good place to start.
Brainless & Daft


Are you at it again, you deteriorated troll-feeding senile mole?
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Owain Lastname wrote
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Micky in ahr wasnt initially specific but later talked
about modems and routers and CRT tvs.


I've sold a CRT tv to a collector. Quite a young chap too.


(Would have had to be to carry it down the stairs.)


I still have a massive great Grundig that had to have
2 of us lift onto the low table thing it still sits on.

I might cry if I took it up the dump.

Old modem/routers, unless they're good ones that cost
£100+ new, or less than a couple of years old, are usually
close to worthless. The free ones given away by ISPs usually
aren't worth more than the £4.95 they charge for postage.


My Technicolor TG789vac v2 HP is brilliant. Much better wifi
than the previous DSL modem/routers I paid good money for.

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Well if its a tv of the analogue type then retro gamers with old consoles or
computers are your target, if its modems, sadly not much call for them if
they have a psu though a lot of people might like an analogue psu to replace
the crappy switch mode ones that they supply now that make good radio
jammers.
I was thinking about radios when I talked about tactile, or indeed washing
machines or other devices with switches.
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Brian Gaff (Sofa) wrote

I missed the start of this, what is the device exactly?


Micky in ahr wasnít initially specific but later talked
about modems and routers and CRT tvs.

If its something tactile and modern stuff is not then if it works then
blind charities might be a good place to start.


No its not.

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On Wed, 26 May 2021 21:11:33 +0100, Bob F wrote:

On 5/26/2021 12:02 PM, micky wrote:
In alt.home.repair, on Wed, 26 May 2021 12:53:24 +0100, "Commander
Kinsey" wrote:


I guess IIUC UPS would wrap things for shipping if I sold on ebay,
but
I'm not ready for that yet.

Has to be a fair price to bother with that. Ebay take 10%, then you
pay shipping. If it's not going to make a profit, put it on
freecycle,

The freecycle here is dying away. Get far fewer emails from them than
5
years ago. Though someone did take my gas lawnmower on Monday, and I
got a small stack of Handyman magazines yesterday.

But those are exceptions.

there will be someone who wants to play with old stuff, and you don't
have to bother packing it, they come and collect it.

Ebay reaches more people. Those here who read Freecycle, or NextDoor,
or a community webpage I could use, don't know how to fiddle with any
of
my old stuff.

When I post anything usable on freecycle or craigslist "free", it often
goes in minutes.

I thought Craigslist was a dating site?

The 50 yo cast iron table saw table took a couple days.

To carry it to the destination?





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Yes my Virgin one is just being used as a modem and I have a good router on
the back of it.
I do have an old Buffalo router upstairs that will work but it cannot keep
up with fast internet speeds and there are no more firmware updates in any
case.
Old network switches seem to still work as long as you don't want breakneck
speeds for things connected to them.
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On Friday, 28 May 2021 at 08:14:39 UTC+1, Rod Speed wrote:
Micky in ahr wasn't initially specific but later talked
about modems and routers and CRT tvs.


I've sold a CRT tv to a collector. Quite a young chap too.

(Would have had to be to carry it down the stairs.)

Old modem/routers, unless they're good ones that cost £100+ new, or less
than a couple of years old, are usually close to worthless. The free ones
given away by ISPs usually aren't worth more than the £4.95 they charge for
postage.

Owain


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On 28/05/2021 14:20, Brian Gaff (Sofa) wrote:
Well if its a tv of the analogue type then retro gamers with old consoles or
computers are your target


Snip

I've still got an old Microvitec Cub monitor, dedicated for the Sinclair
QL in my loft (although it can be adjusted to work with CGA, EGA or
rough equivalents).
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Well if its a tv of the analogue type then retro gamers with old consoles
or computers are your target,


Nope, they want flashy curved multiple screens.

if its modems, sadly not much call for them if they have a psu


Havent seen one that doesnít use a plug
pack for getting on for half a century now.

though a lot of people might like an analogue psu to replace the crappy
switch mode ones that they supply now that make good radio jammers.


A microscopic handful imo.

I was thinking about radios when I talked about tactile,


Makes more sense to use alexa etc if you are blind.

or indeed washing machines or other devices with switches.


Rod Speed wrote
Brian Gaff (Sofa) wrote

I missed the start of this, what is the device exactly?


Micky in ahr wasnít initially specific but later talked
about modems and routers and CRT tvs.

If its something tactile and modern stuff is not then if it works then
blind charities might be a good place to start.


No its not.

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On 5/26/2021 12:02 PM, micky wrote:
In alt.home.repair, on Wed, 26 May 2021 12:53:24 +0100, "Commander
Kinsey" wrote:


I guess IIUC UPS would wrap things for shipping if I sold on ebay,
but
I'm not ready for that yet.

Has to be a fair price to bother with that. Ebay take 10%, then you
pay shipping. If it's not going to make a profit, put it on
freecycle,

The freecycle here is dying away. Get far fewer emails from them
than 5
years ago. Though someone did take my gas lawnmower on Monday, and
I
got a small stack of Handyman magazines yesterday.

But those are exceptions.

there will be someone who wants to play with old stuff, and you
don't have to bother packing it, they come and collect it.

Ebay reaches more people. Those here who read Freecycle, or
NextDoor,
or a community webpage I could use, don't know how to fiddle with any
of
my old stuff.

When I post anything usable on freecycle or craigslist "free", it
often
goes in minutes.

I thought Craigslist was a dating site?

The 50 yo cast iron table saw table took a couple days.

To carry it to the destination?




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On 28/05/2021 14:23, Brian Gaff (Sofa) wrote:

Old network switches seem to still work as long as you don't want breakneck
speeds for things connected to them.


I inherited a heavy Netgear GS 524t switch and still haven't got round
to finding out what they do, care to enlighten me?

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Old modem/routers, unless they're good ones that cost £100+ new, or less
than a couple of years old, are usually close to worthless. The free ones
given away by ISPs usually aren't worth more than the £4.95 they charge for
postage.

Owain



I'm glad you said that as I'm now going to take several modems, tens of
wall warts and about 10kg of various bits of computer wiring and plugs
to the tip as soon as there is no queue to get in.

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On Fri, 28 May 2021 10:50:31 +0100, Rod Speed wrote:

Owain Lastname wrote
Rod Speed wrote


Micky in ahr wasnt initially specific but later talked
about modems and routers and CRT tvs.


I've sold a CRT tv to a collector. Quite a young chap too.


(Would have had to be to carry it down the stairs.)


I still have a massive great Grundig that had to have
2 of us lift onto the low table thing it still sits on.

I might cry if I took it up the dump.


In pain from physical exertion or from missing your favourite device?

Old modem/routers, unless they're good ones that cost
£100+ new, or less than a couple of years old, are usually
close to worthless. The free ones given away by ISPs usually
aren't worth more than the £4.95 they charge for postage.


My Technicolor TG789vac v2 HP is brilliant. Much better wifi
than the previous DSL modem/routers I paid good money for.


It's amazing how much ****ty WiFi stuff there is, things that can't go through one plasterboard wall!
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On Fri, 28 May 2021 21:16:34 +0100, AJH wrote:

On 28/05/2021 14:23, Brian Gaff (Sofa) wrote:

Old network switches seem to still work as long as you don't want breakneck
speeds for things connected to them.


I inherited a heavy Netgear GS 524t switch and still haven't got round
to finding out what they do, care to enlighten me?


How detailed are you looking for? Do you know what switches do?

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Old modem/routers, unless they're good ones that cost £100+ new, or less
than a couple of years old, are usually close to worthless. The free ones
given away by ISPs usually aren't worth more than the £4.95 they charge for
postage.


I'm glad you said that as I'm now going to take several modems, tens of
wall warts and about 10kg of various bits of computer wiring and plugs
to the tip as soon as there is no queue to get in.


I just use the bins that are collected from my house. If things ain't recycled at my kerb, they go in the landfill bin. Routers would be though, we get a box for anything electrical, but it's not big enough for CRTs.


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On Fri, 28 May 2021 14:44:21 +0100, Steve Walker wrote:

On 28/05/2021 14:20, Brian Gaff (Sofa) wrote:
Well if its a tv of the analogue type then retro gamers with old consoles or
computers are your target


Snip

I've still got an old Microvitec Cub monitor, dedicated for the Sinclair
QL in my loft (although it can be adjusted to work with CGA, EGA or
rough equivalents).


I remember those at school on BBC computers. Great for giving static shocks to people.
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Commander Kinsey wrote
Rod Speed wrote
Owain Lastname wrote
Rod Speed wrote


Micky in ahr wasnt initially specific but later talked
about modems and routers and CRT tvs.


I've sold a CRT tv to a collector. Quite a young chap too.


(Would have had to be to carry it down the stairs.)


I still have a massive great Grundig that had to have
2 of us lift onto the low table thing it still sits on.

I might cry if I took it up the dump.


In pain from physical exertion


Nope, its much too big for one person, it needs two to move it.

or from missing your favourite device?


It has never been my favourite device and
I literally havent used it for decades now.

I am just irritated by a still working fine quite
expensive at the time device being dumped.

I got the same result when the local council scrapped
their previous DEC mini. Bit well designed metal cabinet
with the 11/65 in it with dozens of washing machine
sized disk pack drives. No one bid anything for it at
a bit public auction of all sorts of ex council stuff.

The fella I was standing next to was planning to take
the big metal cabinet and strip everything out of it
and use it for a cubby for his kids. I nearly cried.

Think you lot call a cubby a wendy house or something silly like that.

Old modem/routers, unless they're good ones that cost
£100+ new, or less than a couple of years old, are usually
close to worthless. The free ones given away by ISPs usually
aren't worth more than the £4.95 they charge for postage.


My Technicolor TG789vac v2 HP is brilliant. Much better wifi
than the previous DSL modem/routers I paid good money for.


It's amazing how much ****ty WiFi stuff there is, things that can't go
through one plasterboard wall!


Never seen anything like that. Bet the plasterboard wall had foil
insulation.

The previous Billion 7800NXL was fine and worked fine thru a concrete
block wall and over a 6' high metal fence to the middle of my back
neighbour's backyard about 150' from the modem/router.

The Technicolor TG789vac v2 HP does much better than that, thru
the back neighbour's brick wall and right into the house too.

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It's amazing how much ****ty WiFi stuff there is, things that can't go
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It's amazing how much ****ty WiFi stuff there is, things that can't go
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especially if its foil backed...


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On Fri, 28 May 2021 19:15:00 +0100, Rod Speed wrote:

Brian Gaff (Sofa) wrote

Well if its a tv of the analogue type then retro gamers with old consoles
or computers are your target,


Nope, they want flashy curved multiple screens.


Did you miss the word "retro"?

if its modems, sadly not much call for them if they have a psu


Havent seen one that doesnt use a plug
pack for getting on for half a century now.


Not sure what he meant there. Adding "don't" might help. If they have a PSU it can be used for something else.

though a lot of people might like an analogue psu to replace the crappy
switch mode ones that they supply now that make good radio jammers.


A microscopic handful imo.


Switch mode crappy? WTF? Way more stable output.
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On 05/06/2021 18:59, Commander Kinsey wrote:
It's amazing how much ****ty WiFi stuff there is, things that can't go
through one plasterboard wall!

especially if its foil backed...


Why do people use that indoors? You keep the heat inside the house, not in one room.
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On Sat, 05 Jun 2021 21:40:27 +0100, Rod Speed wrote:

Commander Kinsey wrote
Rod Speed wrote
Owain Lastname wrote
Rod Speed wrote


Micky in ahr wasnt initially specific but later talked
about modems and routers and CRT tvs.

I've sold a CRT tv to a collector. Quite a young chap too.

(Would have had to be to carry it down the stairs.)

I still have a massive great Grundig that had to have
2 of us lift onto the low table thing it still sits on.

I might cry if I took it up the dump.


In pain from physical exertion


Nope, its much too big for one person, it needs two to move it.


How many inches is the screen?

or from missing your favourite device?


It has never been my favourite device and
I literally havent used it for decades now.

I am just irritated by a still working fine quite
expensive at the time device being dumped.


If it won't go on freecycle, then it's of no use, dump it, or take it apart and make use of the bits.

I got the same result when the local council scrapped
their previous DEC mini. Bit well designed metal cabinet
with the 11/65 in it with dozens of washing machine
sized disk pack drives. No one bid anything for it at
a bit public auction of all sorts of ex council stuff.

The fella I was standing next to was planning to take
the big metal cabinet and strip everything out of it
and use it for a cubby for his kids. I nearly cried.


I cleared out several cupboards of old **** at my work, a lot made me cash on Ebay as it was classed as antique. My predecessor had just hoarded it to avoid paying the recycling fee. Loads of Mac Classics, 15" (ish) video disk players, etc.

Think you lot call a cubby a wendy house or something silly like that.


Yeah, I dunno who Wendy is. Probably a manufacturer's name.

Old modem/routers, unless they're good ones that cost
£100+ new, or less than a couple of years old, are usually
close to worthless. The free ones given away by ISPs usually
aren't worth more than the £4.95 they charge for postage.


My Technicolor TG789vac v2 HP is brilliant. Much better wifi
than the previous DSL modem/routers I paid good money for.


It's amazing how much ****ty WiFi stuff there is, things that can't go
through one plasterboard wall!


Never seen anything like that. Bet the plasterboard wall had foil
insulation.


On the inside of a house?!

The previous Billion 7800NXL was fine and worked fine thru a concrete
block wall and over a 6' high metal fence to the middle of my back
neighbour's backyard about 150' from the modem/router.

The Technicolor TG789vac v2 HP does much better than that, thru
the back neighbour's brick wall and right into the house too.


I'm talking about the ones that come free with the ISP.
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Well if its a tv of the analogue type then retro gamers with old
consoles or computers are your target,


Nope, they want flashy curved multiple screens.


Did you miss the word "retro"?


You missed computers.

if its modems, sadly not much call for them if they have a psu


Havent seen one that doesnt use a plug
pack for getting on for half a century now.


Not sure what he meant there. Adding "don't" might help.


Nope.

If they have a PSU it can be used for something else.


Havent seen one that doesnt use a plug
pack for getting on for half a century now.

But given the sentence from him below, he is clearly
talking about plug packs when he says psu. My brainfart.

though a lot of people might like an analogue psu to replace the crappy
switch mode ones that they supply now that make good radio jammers.


A microscopic handful imo.


Switch mode crappy?


Nope, an analogue psu. One with a mains
transformer and not a switch mode psu.

WTF? Way more stable output.


But he is complaining about the hash he gets with his short wave radio
listening.

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It's amazing how much ****ty WiFi stuff there is,
things that can't go through one plasterboard wall!


especially if its foil backed...


Why do people use that indoors?


Because it gives a better result heating wise.

You keep the heat inside the house, not in one room.


Plenty heat the room they are using, not the whole house.


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Micky in ahr wasnt initially specific but later talked
about modems and routers and CRT tvs.


I've sold a CRT tv to a collector. Quite a young chap too.


(Would have had to be to carry it down the stairs.)


I still have a massive great Grundig that had to have
2 of us lift onto the low table thing it still sits on.


I might cry if I took it up the dump.


In pain from physical exertion


Nope, its much too big for one person, it needs two to move it.


How many inches is the screen?


Grundig Elegance MFW 82 3110 Widescreen

30" diagonal with a massive 3" bezel all round.

or from missing your favourite device?


It has never been my favourite device and
I literally havent used it for decades now.


I am just irritated by a still working fine quite
expensive at the time device being dumped.


If it won't go on freecycle,


No one would want it.

then it's of no use, dump it,


Grundig Elegance MFW 82 3110 Widescreen

or take it apart and make use of the bits.


No useful bits in it.

I got the same result when the local council scrapped
their previous DEC mini. Bit well designed metal cabinet
with the 11/65 in it with dozens of washing machine
sized disk pack drives. No one bid anything for it at
a bit public auction of all sorts of ex council stuff.


The fella I was standing next to was planning to take
the big metal cabinet and strip everything out of it
and use it for a cubby for his kids. I nearly cried.


I cleared out several cupboards of old **** at my work, a lot made me cash
on Ebay as it was classed as antique.


No one wanted it or any of the dozens of washing
machine sized pack drives either. They were all
antiques but would have cost a fortune to ship.

My predecessor had just hoarded it to avoid paying the recycling fee.
Loads of Mac Classics, 15" (ish) video disk players, etc.


This was much older than that stuff.

But my comment was about crying, not its sale value.

Think you lot call a cubby a wendy house or something silly like that.


Yeah, I dunno who Wendy is. Probably a manufacturer's name.


Nope.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wendy_house

Old modem/routers, unless they're good ones that cost
£100+ new, or less than a couple of years old, are usually
close to worthless. The free ones given away by ISPs usually
aren't worth more than the £4.95 they charge for postage.


My Technicolor TG789vac v2 HP is brilliant. Much better wifi
than the previous DSL modem/routers I paid good money for.


It's amazing how much ****ty WiFi stuff there is, things that can't go
through one plasterboard wall!


Never seen anything like that. Bet the plasterboard wall had foil
insulation.


On the inside of a house?!


Yep, allows you to heat individual rooms
being used and not the entire house.

The previous Billion 7800NXL was fine and worked fine thru a concrete
block wall and over a 6' high metal fence to the middle of my back
neighbour's backyard about 150' from the modem/router.


The Technicolor TG789vac v2 HP does much better than that, thru
the back neighbour's brick wall and right into the house too.


I'm talking about the ones that come free with the ISP.


The Technicolor TG789vac v2 HP did.

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On Sun, 06 Jun 2021 14:56:01 +0100, The Natural Philosopher
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On 05/06/2021 18:59, Commander Kinsey wrote:
It's amazing how much ****ty WiFi stuff there is, things that can't go
through one plasterboard wall!

especially if its foil backed...


Why do people use that indoors?¬* You keep the heat inside the house, not
in one room.


Oh dear. Oh dear oh dear.

When you have rockwool in your walls, it makes a good vapour barrier.

Its especially useful for bathrooms and kitchens


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On 06/06/2021 18:33, Commander Kinsey wrote:
On Sun, 06 Jun 2021 14:56:01 +0100, The Natural Philosopher
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On 05/06/2021 18:59, Commander Kinsey wrote:
It's amazing how much ****ty WiFi stuff there is, things that can't go
through one plasterboard wall!
especially if its foil backed...


Why do people use that indoors? You keep the heat inside the house, not
in one room.


Oh dear. Oh dear oh dear.

When you have rockwool in your walls, it makes a good vapour barrier.

Its especially useful for bathrooms and kitchens


Why are you confusing rockwool with tin foil?
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On Mon, 07 Jun 2021 07:45:26 +0100, The Natural Philosopher
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On 06/06/2021 18:33, Commander Kinsey wrote:
On Sun, 06 Jun 2021 14:56:01 +0100, The Natural Philosopher
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On 05/06/2021 18:59, Commander Kinsey wrote:
It's amazing how much ****ty WiFi stuff there is, things that can't go
through one plasterboard wall!
especially if its foil backed...

Why do people use that indoors?¬* You keep the heat inside the house, not
in one room.


Oh dear. Oh dear oh dear.

When you have rockwool in your walls, it makes a good vapour barrier.

Its especially useful for bathrooms and kitchens


Why are you confusing rockwool with tin foil?


I'm not. why are you?

Do you understand anything about insulation and the need for vapour
barriers at *all*

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Why are you confusing rockwool with tin foil?


I'm not. why are you?

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