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  1. Old Salt replied to the thread Securely wipe laptop.

    I am currently using CCleaner (free) to wipe a drive partition and overwrite free space, having installed a new copy of win 10, prior to...

    16 Jan 2021 at 3:49 PM
  2. Old Salt replied to the thread Toyah.

    Lots of clutter on those kitchen worktops :whistle:

    15 Jan 2021 at 6:41 PM
  3. Old Salt replied to the thread Traffic wardens.

    Perhaps they are working from home in that street :(

    15 Jan 2021 at 9:50 AM
  4. Old Salt replied to the thread Smart meters (again...).

    The smart gas meter relays the info to the electric meter both to the supplier and remote display. Hence they cant fit the gas meter...

    14 Jan 2021 at 10:34 PM
  5. Old Salt replied to the thread Smart meters (again...).

    Meters do need to be routinely changed. They are certified for a set period of time which varies according to the type of meter so once...

    14 Jan 2021 at 10:30 PM
  6. Old Salt replied to the thread What does my car do at midday? Jaguar XE charge rate..

    It could be the method that the charger checks the current state of the battery???

    14 Jan 2021 at 5:46 PM
  7. Old Salt replied to the thread Smart meters (again...).

    I dont honestly believe suppliers will turn off your supply via a smart meter or change your tariff at supper time unless it is in the...

    14 Jan 2021 at 5:43 PM
  8. Old Salt replied to the thread Smart meters (again...).

    The original government target for the suppliers was completion by end of 2020 to install smart meters in domestic properties. Not sure...

    14 Jan 2021 at 1:53 PM
  9. Old Salt replied to the thread Locks keep freezing, what to do?.

    Now that has been clarified use some car deicer on the key hole. Once the key has been inserted and the lock opened get some 3 in 1 oil...

    13 Jan 2021 at 11:14 PM
  10. Old Salt replied to the thread Locks keep freezing, what to do?.

    Now that has been clarified use some car deicer on the key hole. Once the key has been inserted and the lock opened get some 3 in 1 oil...

    13 Jan 2021 at 11:13 PM
  11. Old Salt replied to the thread I need a cylinder/pump flange that doesn’t exist!.

    Could you get one made up in a local machine shop?

    13 Jan 2021 at 9:56 PM
  12. Old Salt replied to the thread Locks keep freezing, what to do?.

    I don't see anything about trying oil OP said he tried wd40

    13 Jan 2021 at 9:47 PM
  13. Old Salt replied to the thread Locks keep freezing, what to do?.

    +1 for oil

    13 Jan 2021 at 6:46 PM
  14. Old Salt replied to the thread to return or not.

    Send it back. May be ok for now but how will it be after the battery has been on and off potentially hundreds of times.

    12 Jan 2021 at 11:09 PM
  15. Old Salt replied to the thread Strut mount change!.

    That looks like a faff, easier to get it out and see what your doing.

    11 Jan 2021 at 11:02 PM