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Search: Posts Made By: YM-Mundrabilla
Forum: The Engine Room 2nd January 2020, 23:17
Replies: 76
Views: 6,125
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
The Commonwealth Railways here in Oz bought three...

The Commonwealth Railways here in Oz bought three Budd railcars from the USA in 1950. These were fitted with two GM 6-110 series diesels. During the 1960s it was intended to replace all six GM...
Forum: The Engine Room 1st January 2020, 08:47
Replies: 34
Views: 2,415
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Thanks Gordon. Something that I have learnt for...

Thanks Gordon.
Something that I have learnt for 2020. Clearly a subject upon which my Scottish and Northern England ancestors failed to educate me.
Geoff (YM)

PS: No-one is to tell Greta.(Jester)
Forum: The Engine Room 1st January 2020, 04:48
Replies: 34
Views: 2,415
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Thanks David. No luck here in the Colony of Oz...

Thanks David.
No luck here in the Colony of Oz - not even a nice Asian lady in a bikini with or without a lump of coal (unless the YMs sent her away, of course). Just as well as I believe a female...
Forum: The Engine Room 1st January 2020, 00:04
Replies: 34
Views: 2,415
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
I agree with Mrs Basil about being at home for...

I agree with Mrs Basil about being at home for New Year but, pardon my colonial iggerance, what is the significance of the lump of coal?

Best wishes for 2020 to all, coal burners included.
Forum: The Engine Room 28th December 2019, 23:49
Replies: 23
Views: 1,716
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
I have the same impression but, again, no idea of...

I have the same impression but, again, no idea of when or where from.
Forum: BP Shipping 28th December 2019, 23:47
Replies: 10
Views: 1,042
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Service personnel here in Oz no longer wear...

Service personnel here in Oz no longer wear uniforms in public for the same reason that you mention.

Bloody sad isn't it .............
Forum: United States Navy 24th December 2019, 05:33
Replies: 23
Views: 3,280
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Parallels with Boeing and the Max-8?

Parallels with Boeing and the Max-8?
Forum: The Engine Room 14th December 2019, 00:33
Replies: 4
Views: 579
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Bunker C on locomotives required heating coils in...

Bunker C on locomotives required heating coils in the tender oil tank so that steam had to be raised to a certain point using wood fuel before oil was available.
Forum: The Engine Room 6th December 2019, 09:21
Replies: 7
Views: 1,145
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Vasco de Gama temporarily disabled off Adelaide

Vasco de Gama temporarily disabled off Adelaide.

https://www.abc.net.au/news/2019-12-06/vasco-da-gama-cruise-ship-passengers-left-in-dark-near-adelaide/11774158

Nothing on the ATSB - Australian...
Forum: Places, People & Events of Maritime Interest 14th November 2019, 02:11
Replies: 2
Views: 1,109
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Martyn has pretty much summed it up. Clearly...

Martyn has pretty much summed it up.
Clearly the carriage shown is on SG bogies and attached to a SG shunt movement.
Here in Oz freight and passenger bogies are often changed between standard (SG)...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th October 2019, 11:48
Replies: 257
Views: 36,322
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Thanks Dave. That was my understanding too...

Thanks Dave.
That was my understanding too although I thought Sweden not that it matters.
Without any basis I wonder if 'he was silenced'.
Geoff (YM)
Forum: The Radio Room 19th October 2019, 09:57
Replies: 65
Views: 6,351
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
“Used but good” Sounds like my stock of...

“Used but good”

Sounds like my stock of light globes and lawn mower spark plugs.(Jester)

(until you need to use them that is ...............)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 19th October 2019, 06:51
Replies: 257
Views: 36,322
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Nauclear was a frequent poster a year or two ago...

Nauclear was a frequent poster a year or two ago who no longer posts.
Forum: Say Hello 12th October 2019, 07:20
Replies: 2
Views: 441
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Pete, Here is an example (I hope) and the steps...

Pete,
Here is an example (I hope) and the steps taken to achieve it (again, I hope):


Pick a post (like yours above)
Click on 'quote'
Say something like 'pic below'
Go advanced
Attach...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 9th October 2019, 02:03
Replies: 7
Views: 1,861
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Double Acting, Not sure that any of this...

Double Acting,

Not sure that any of this will help but it might?
On the top Command Line there is a heading called 'View'. This will give three options:

One page
Two pages
Page width

I...
Forum: The Engine Room 4th October 2019, 11:24
Replies: 14
Views: 2,453
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
If the rail industry is any sort of a guide it...

If the rail industry is any sort of a guide it will happen!

The Tasmanian Railways (whatever they were called that day) rails bulk cement in train loads from Railton to Devonport for export by sea...
Forum: The Engine Room 2nd October 2019, 02:11
Replies: 71
Views: 9,606
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
In K-Mart years ago when, amongst all the other...

In K-Mart years ago when, amongst all the other stuff, they sold car batteries. I had bought a battery and lifted it from the trolley to the check out for the young bird to scan it.

It didn't scan...
Forum: Non-Seafaring Obituaries 29th September 2019, 14:45
Replies: 16
Views: 1,634
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Welcome back Sister. You have been missed. ...

Welcome back Sister.
You have been missed.
Good to hear that you and Bozo are both well.
Forum: United States Navy 20th September 2019, 05:38
Replies: 23
Views: 3,280
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Had a screen based thermometer thingy for...

Had a screen based thermometer thingy for recording temperatures inside rail ore wagons in Port Hedland eleven years ago. Bit of a heat wave at the time and the temperature went up to almost 50 C...
Forum: Ship Research 30th August 2019, 03:15
Replies: 5
Views: 418
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Was it not Burns Philp rather than Burns Philip?

Was it not Burns Philp rather than Burns Philip?
Forum: News and Views from the Shipping World 14th August 2019, 13:46
Replies: 299
Views: 30,325
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
US Navy and Boeing both now 'in the same...

US Navy and Boeing both now 'in the same boat'!!!! Too smart by half.
To many clever dicks and geeks and too few who 'have 'been there and done that', perhaps.
It's the way of the world these...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 27th July 2019, 05:19
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Not quite.

Not quite.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 26th July 2019, 02:59
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Thanks Jim. I will try that. Regards Geoff ...

Thanks Jim.
I will try that.
Regards
Geoff

EDIT:
Even better Jim. (Applause)
Just cleaned all the glassware - works a treat (now). Thanks again.
Geoff
Forum: Computers and The Internet 25th July 2019, 11:19
Replies: 6
Views: 1,088
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Epson V600 Scanner problem

Anybody know anything, please?

I found another stash of old slides this arvo and intend(ed) to post a few on here BUT!

The scanner is putting a vertical green stripe on the scanned images so...
Forum: Ship Research 23rd July 2019, 02:31
Replies: 5
Views: 522
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Thanks all. Much appreciated. In simple...

Thanks all.
Much appreciated.
In simple terms, my thoughts were more or less correct.
Geoff (YM)
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