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by The Stratmangler
Fri Oct 12, 2018 11:45 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Grounding boxes ?
Replies: 23
Views: 593

Re: Grounding boxes ?

Where is it stated that a ground must physically be connected to anything?
It's just a circuit reference point.
by The Stratmangler
Thu Oct 11, 2018 9:53 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Grounding boxes ?
Replies: 23
Views: 593

Re: Grounding boxes ?

I believe these are similar to the Entreq Tellus The stuff inside looks very like Specular Haematite (also known as Specularite) grit - used in shot-blasting and elsewhere - plus some copper sheet & wire and a couple of lumps of steel bar. All very crudely put together with a nice bit of wood cladd...
by The Stratmangler
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:09 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 9857
Views: 551360

Re: Nothing In Particular

This place isn't far away from the museum https://www.bridgewater-hall.co.uk/whats-on/?series=589
by The Stratmangler
Sun Sep 23, 2018 4:06 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Chas from Chas and Dave dies aged 74
Replies: 7
Views: 410

Re: Chas from Chas and Dave dies aged 74

Was it Chas who was in 'Head Hands and Feet ? Yup! The following has been brazenly nicked from another forum, but it's a decent enough summary. Chas had a long pedigree before Chas & Dave: he had recorded with Joe Meek, been in the Outlaws with Ritchie Blackmore (which later led to him playing bass...
by The Stratmangler
Sun Sep 23, 2018 3:52 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 9857
Views: 551360

Re: MSI Manchester.

pre65 wrote:
Sun Sep 23, 2018 1:40 pm
I'm planning a visit to MSI (museum of science and industry) in Manchester in the near future.

Going by train from Low Moor (Bradford). Are there any other interesting places to visit in that area ?
What floats your boat?
by The Stratmangler
Tue Sep 18, 2018 8:15 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 2887
Views: 160841

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

IslandPink wrote:
Tue Sep 18, 2018 7:04 pm
Obvious - the well-known Wombles LP producer ! Did he actually play Orinoco ?
The one with the Flying V was Chris Spedding!
by The Stratmangler
Mon Sep 10, 2018 7:21 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 2887
Views: 160841

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

it's east yorkshireeeze for this is jolly good, what! I'm still picking up the local lingo, it takes a while...by my reckoning I won't have fully learned it by the time I have to clock out...but I know On ilkley moor off by heart now(I do believe I'll be corrected because it's probably west yorkshi...
by The Stratmangler
Mon Sep 10, 2018 6:16 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 2887
Views: 160841

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

ed wrote:
Mon Sep 10, 2018 4:39 pm
yeee haw
st hand .jpg
Still scratching me noggin on that Yeee Haw

Anyhoo - her other half

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by The Stratmangler
Thu Sep 06, 2018 1:44 pm
Forum: Buying and Selling
Topic: Wanted : arm
Replies: 3
Views: 214

Re: Wanted : arm

by The Stratmangler
Mon Sep 03, 2018 8:37 am
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 2887
Views: 160841

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

I went to the Bulls Head, Alton (the village, not the theme park) last night, and had a fantastic evening

by The Stratmangler
Fri Aug 31, 2018 9:44 am
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: How could anybody be THAT good at ANYTHING ??
Replies: 44
Views: 3150

Re: How could anybody be THAT good at ANYTHING ??

Ha! Or....Maybe he locked the door to stop a massed audience arrival because what they were about to play is very important and they really really really want to get the message across and only those that arrived on time are worthy to witness the message. But wouldn't that action be premeditated, a...
by The Stratmangler
Thu Aug 30, 2018 10:43 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: How could anybody be THAT good at ANYTHING ??
Replies: 44
Views: 3150

Re: How could anybody be THAT good at ANYTHING ??

Derek Bailey's work is too much for me to handle. You sometimes get more than just a hint of it with some of Zappa's earlier works, but there you have the safety net of things breaking into a beautiful melody, or segueing into something else with more structure. I'd have enjoyed the riot of percussi...