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« Reply #15 on: August 14, 2013, 09:36:28 AM »

Wait now Chas,!!
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« Reply #16 on: August 14, 2013, 10:17:53 AM »

Wait now Chas,!!
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Well, I do like a solution made from the stores... it could have taken months of development to arrive at that!

No, of course not. Part of my 'problem' such as it is , is that the shower unit's attached to a seasonal weekend holiday let and nothing that can go wrong, nothing that requires any tinkering (with apologies to Tinkers) and nothing costing significant money to upset the 'books' can feature. So, the existing set-up fits between 'interesting free but unreliable bodge project' and 'interesting but expensive solar project'. A compromise, but 'twas ever thus.

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« Reply #17 on: August 14, 2013, 07:26:40 PM »

Here's one in a "sustainable conference centre" I went to a couple of years ago, which made very effective use of a boiler codsed up from 2 rads and assorted other bits and bobs - fed on old pallet wood, logs etc...........








why does 'sustainable conference centre' have to equal 'bad inefficient, dangerous, bodge'? No insulation, plastic pipe on boiling water, noxious fumes from paint burning off rads, not a pipe clip in sight.....

Makes my place (which we are thinking of making a conference / courses centre) look positively neat and tidy.

Would you mind PM'ing me the details of said 'conference centre' Martin?

apologies to OP for OT. 
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« Reply #18 on: August 14, 2013, 07:42:27 PM »

Hello Guy,
         Its all about the actually idea and having it working of recycled bits and bobs.People are supposed to look at that and say,"Well blxxdy hell,I think I could do a damd sight better than that" and they get cracking.
        But that works and you can see why,Thats the important bit.If it all came enclosed with neat little piccies and a big long detailed blurb,it would not have half the impact that that outfit does.There is a method in that madness.
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« Reply #19 on: August 14, 2013, 09:58:39 PM »

or people think - I dont want that hinky pile of carp in my house, if thats what I have to do to be 'sustainable' then I dont want it.
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« Reply #20 on: August 14, 2013, 10:10:49 PM »

Or if they see what a good result can be got out of such a pile of junk,
                                             They can get stuck in and do a really good job,which looks the part and works well.Folks would naturally want to achieve better results than what is already there.Martin,s pics prove that its not rocket science.Its well within the grasp of mortal man.
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