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Search: Posts Made By: YM-Mundrabilla
Forum: United States Navy 20th September 2019, 04:38
Replies: 19
Views: 1,235
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, 02:15
Replies: 5
Views: 313
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, 12:46
Replies: 299
Views: 25,766
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, 04:19
Replies: 6
Views: 737
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Not quite.

Not quite.
Forum: Computers and The Internet 26th July 2019, 01:59
Replies: 6
Views: 737
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, 10:19
Replies: 6
Views: 737
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, 01:31
Replies: 5
Views: 420
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)
Forum: Ship Research 22nd July 2019, 10:26
Replies: 5
Views: 420
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Range v Radius

One sometimes sees in a ship's technical data 'range' and sometimes 'radius'.

Rightly or wrongly I interpret these as:


'Range' = from A to wherever until you run out of fuel.
'Radius' =...
Forum: Say Hello 11th July 2019, 07:09
Replies: 9
Views: 709
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Welcome Gwaunb0y to SN. I too am a sufferer of...

Welcome Gwaunb0y to SN.
I too am a sufferer of the Melbourne weather today. (Cloud)
You, sailing with BHP, and me 'sailing' with the rail industry may well have been in competition for the slab...
Forum: The Engine Room 28th May 2019, 10:47
Replies: 50
Views: 6,152
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Forgive me for I am konfuzed. Is the LH valve...

Forgive me for I am konfuzed.
Is the LH valve bit a belated April Fool's joke?
If so, on one hand, it has reached the stage that I don't know whether to believe it or not whilst, on the other hand,...
Forum: The Engine Room 12th May 2019, 10:40
Replies: 88
Views: 12,985
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
To do anything other than try to 'spin' out of...

To do anything other than try to 'spin' out of the 'non-existent' problem would be an admission of a bum decision in the first place. Any admission of a problem would be, of course, politically...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 5th May 2019, 03:24
Replies: 36
Ink
Views: 2,919
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Those were the days ................. Some...

Those were the days .................

Some kids used to drink the ink at my school. !!!!

Other problems were the bureaucracy was unable to match the size of the holes in the desk with the...
Forum: Computers and The Internet 27th April 2019, 04:48
Replies: 36
Ink
Views: 2,919
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
I may have said all this before in an earlier...

I may have said all this before in an earlier thread. If so, my apologies but it might help someone on here in Oz at least.

I have had a Canon iP3600 printer for many years and it has served me...
Forum: The Engine Room 23rd April 2019, 03:52
Replies: 88
Views: 12,985
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
As a railwayman, we always put locomotives on the...

As a railwayman, we always put locomotives on the head end. (Jester)
Forum: The Engine Room 22nd April 2019, 12:53
Replies: 88
Views: 12,985
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Is 'stud iron' what us ill informed amateurs...

Is 'stud iron' what us ill informed amateurs would call 'running thread' here in Oz?

ie a 'headless' rod threaded for its entire length?
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 10th April 2019, 08:21
Replies: 85
Views: 8,933
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
To all intents and purposes I stopped posting...

To all intents and purposes I stopped posting photos during the 'big photo' and temporary (although we did not know that at the time) gallery loss. I now rarely post photos here and only 'expendable'...
Forum: The Bridge 29th March 2019, 00:01
Replies: 57
Views: 4,709
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
'Anyway, how wide is 2 football pitches?' ...

'Anyway, how wide is 2 football pitches?'

It is a combination of an unspecified number of Eiffel Towers, Statues of Liberty, double decker busses and one jumbo jet.
EDIT: I forgot to add in the...
Forum: The Bridge 23rd March 2019, 04:54
Replies: 57
Views: 4,709
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
I am glad that the dimensions are to be in...

I am glad that the dimensions are to be in 'football fields'. Clearly it is to be a precision vessel.

I wonder too how many Eiffel Towers of steel will be required, how many double decker busses...
Forum: Elder Dempster 16th March 2019, 02:15
Replies: 35
Views: 3,837
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Wonderful! (Applause)(Applause)(Applause)

Wonderful!
(Applause)(Applause)(Applause)
Forum: Computers and The Internet 1st March 2019, 23:50
Replies: 11
Views: 1,372
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Welcome back Taff. It's been a long time since...

Welcome back Taff.
It's been a long time since you awarded me the title of 'Stupid Git' over some computer problem.
I don't remember exactly what I did to get that award but have no doubt that it...
Forum: Books, Magazines, TV, Video & Publications 15th February 2019, 09:26
Replies: 4
Views: 635
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Available from The Book Depository at least: ...

Available from The Book Depository at least:

https://www.bookdepository.com/search?searchTerm=until%20the%20sea%20shall%20free%20them&search=Find+book

I have bought quite a number of books from...
Forum: Royal Navy 4th February 2019, 09:29
Replies: 39
Views: 5,142
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Thanks all. I imagined that it would be...

Thanks all.
I imagined that it would be something along the lines you have all suggested.
Nevertheless still a stupid statement in my view.
I will file it together with the suggestion by some...
Forum: Royal Navy 4th February 2019, 08:02
Replies: 39
Views: 5,142
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
Stupid question or stupid statement

The following appears in the blurb for one of those (BBC Knowledge) TV docos for HMS Queen Elizabeth to air on TV here in Oz tonight 5/2:

' They will also have to sail her underneath the Forth...
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 24th January 2019, 06:08
Replies: 12
Views: 1,467
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
' The only negative to this great site is that...

' The only negative to this great site is that because it is about nostalgia we are all getting older. '

Nostalgia isn't being made anymore. (Night)
Forum: Looking for Old Shipmates 23rd January 2019, 12:59
Replies: 12
Views: 1,467
Posted By YM-Mundrabilla
'I join many others in wishing Taff a speedy...

'I join many others in wishing Taff a speedy return both to good health and to SN.'

Me too.(Wave)
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