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by Kevin Farnell
31 Dec 2022, 22:39
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: This Will Put You Off Having a Self Driving Car For Life
Replies: 8
Views: 450

Re: This Will Put You Off Having a Self Driving Car For Life

I always put it in neutral and by the time the lights have gone from amber to green plenty of time to select gear and hand brake off well Regards Nigel. If i think that I'm only going to be stopped for a brief period, I will put the car into first gear, apply the handbrake and take my foot off the ...
by Kevin Farnell
31 Dec 2022, 14:11
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: This Will Put You Off Having a Self Driving Car For Life
Replies: 8
Views: 450

Re: This Will Put You Off Having a Self Driving Car For Life

BTW I love automatic transmission I absolutely despise it! Give me a gear stick, a rev counter and a clutch and I will control the engine, not some computer algorithm. A while ago, my Mini Cooper had to go in for repair (timing chain tensioner failed, resulting in it spewing out oil - so pleased th...
by Kevin Farnell
30 Dec 2022, 20:24
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: This Will Put You Off Having a Self Driving Car For Life
Replies: 8
Views: 450

Re: This Will Put You Off Having a Self Driving Car For Life

Not that I ever wanted one in the first place. I don't like not being in control, which is why I also hate automatics and by default, electric vehicles.

Kevin
by Kevin Farnell
24 Dec 2022, 23:03
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: A Boozy Christmas?
Replies: 4
Views: 314

A Boozy Christmas?

With the big day almost upon us, I thought I'd give a warning about the alcohol content of some dishes and sauces. We've all heard TV Chefs saying that the alcohol is 'burned off' during cooking (e.g making red wine gravy). This is untrue! Alcohol (Ethanol) forms an 'Azeotrope' with water. An azeotr...
by Kevin Farnell
22 Dec 2022, 15:20
Forum: Gallery
Topic: A rather nice photo.
Replies: 16
Views: 1694

Re: A rather nice photo.

I'd have said 'trio', it's easier to spell.

Kevin
by Kevin Farnell
22 Dec 2022, 00:18
Forum: Gallery
Topic: A rather nice photo.
Replies: 16
Views: 1694

Re: A rather nice photo.

Gorgeous photo.
Paul K wrote:
19 Oct 2022, 21:21
A nice brace of Frightnings. :thumbsup:
I always thought 'a brace' meant two. Is one of them camouflaged too well for you?

Kevin
by Kevin Farnell
20 Dec 2022, 15:43
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Chanukah Greetings
Replies: 8
Views: 422

Re: Chanukah Greetings

Happy Chanukah, Aharon.Hope you have a good time and a great New Year.

Kevin
by Kevin Farnell
20 Dec 2022, 15:39
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Merry Christmas everyone
Replies: 15
Views: 864

Re: Merry Christmas everyone

Is it that time of year again? Happy Christmas to all and hopefully a great New Year too.

Kevin
by Kevin Farnell
17 Dec 2022, 13:45
Forum: Escorts and Stewards
Topic: Duxford yesterday
Replies: 11
Views: 780

Re: Duxford yesterday

Airspeed wrote:
17 Dec 2022, 02:58
Looks like you'll be having a white Christmas.
Probably, sadly not! At least for where I live, the forecast is to go from -7C overnight to +14C (a 21C difference!) with plenty of rain :(

Kevin