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by Andrew Croft
Yesterday 11:27
Forum: Wildlife & Photography Forum
Topic: Compact binoculars
Replies: 10
Views: 92

Re: Compact binoculars

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by Andrew Croft
Yesterday 11:24
Forum: Wildlife & Photography Forum
Topic: Compact binoculars
Replies: 10
Views: 92

Re: Compact binoculars

Not sure hiw compact you want but i find these manageable. Helios nitrosport 10x42 Birthday gift from my mum so no idea how much they cost. They are waterproof and come with adjustable eye piece (see pic) for people who wear glasses. 20180721_111035.jpg 20180721_111140.jpg Phone cam through lens so ...
by Andrew Croft
Thu Jul 19 2018 12:28
Forum: Down the shed
Topic: Water wheel generator
Replies: 38
Views: 1235

Re: Water wheel generator

https://www.amazon.com/Waterlily-Turbine-Charger-Portable-Devices/dp/B0791MMSSX/?tag=aolsocial-20 Seen this ? Seen that on facebook few days ago. Cool idea but look at the price of it :afraid: below it is another product for $11 a wee 12v 10w turbine https://www.amazon.com/Yosoo-Turbine-Generator-M...
by Andrew Croft
Mon Jul 16 2018 10:13
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Pike boat .......... WTF
Replies: 13
Views: 358

Re: Pike boat .......... WTF

Will Smith wrote:
Ha ha, class, I prefer the one on eBay Andrew, it has more freeboard, looks much safer to me :thumbs: .

Will.
:laughs:
by Andrew Croft
Sat Jul 14 2018 14:09
Forum: Predator Fishing Forum
Topic: do perch spook perch
Replies: 14
Views: 822

Re: do perch spook perch

Forgot to say. Me and poach where talking about this. That fish might have a sort of fear pheromone. I found this a while back that might be of interest to some

https://www.sciencedirect.com/science/a ... 2212001741
by Andrew Croft
Sat Jul 14 2018 13:58
Forum: Predator Fishing Forum
Topic: do perch spook perch
Replies: 14
Views: 822

Re: do perch spook perch

Ive never noticed this with perch they're quite the characters. thats not to say they wont put the fear in other perch but its so little imo that i dont bother keeping them in a net. Poach got broke off by one years ago caught it again with his other hook still in it :grin: But its defo more noticea...
by Andrew Croft
Fri Jul 13 2018 15:34
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Pike boat .......... WTF
Replies: 13
Views: 358

Re: Pike boat .......... WTF

I found a pike boat on the canal years ago tucked away under the jetties. damnit, didnt know I could use it for pikin :sad:
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by Andrew Croft
Fri Jul 13 2018 14:09
Forum: Boat Fishing Forum
Topic: Pike boat .......... WTF
Replies: 13
Views: 358

Re: Pike boat .......... WTF

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by Andrew Croft
Wed Jul 11 2018 10:32
Forum: Down the shed
Topic: Water wheel generator
Replies: 38
Views: 1235

Re: Water wheel generator

I reckon running a poly pipe from up near the water surface of the dam, down the weir so the other end is well below the top, start a syphon effect and you should get a great amount of pressure out of the pipe and you can direct it onto your generator. Thats a good idea. Specially since the overflo...
by Andrew Croft
Tue Jul 10 2018 23:34
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: Hello and help.
Replies: 2
Views: 60

Re: Hello and help.

The for sale section is for regular members who have more than 50 posts. After that restrictions are lifted. Please dont spam the forums to attain 50 posts though. Welcome to the forum :wave:
by Andrew Croft
Mon Jul 09 2018 18:27
Forum: Wildlife & Photography Forum
Topic: Flying spiders
Replies: 6
Views: 131

Flying spiders

https://www.theregister.co.uk/2018/07/0 ... ic_fields/

The first and only time ive ever seen this was out on a boat on harelaw. I suspect they came off the island. We were seeing loads of them just floating by in the breeze on long threads of silk. Was really cool.
by Andrew Croft
Wed Jul 04 2018 11:16
Forum: Wildlife & Photography Forum
Topic: Little Black bugs
Replies: 27
Views: 409

Re: Little Black bugs

Carlperkins wrote:
That looks about right.
Should be changed to pian in the a**e beetle
You got bit on the a**e ? :afraid:
by Andrew Croft
Tue Jul 03 2018 16:33
Forum: Wildlife & Photography Forum
Topic: Biff, me and a Robin
Replies: 5
Views: 125

Re: Biff, me and a Robin

Train it to sit on yer big toe :giggle:
by Andrew Croft
Mon Jul 02 2018 20:49
Forum: Wildlife & Photography Forum
Topic: Summer evening
Replies: 9
Views: 181

Re: Summer evening

good photo.. but it isnt if you catch my drift :smile:
pikin wrote:
Still burning today. Apparently the helicopter saw 2 idiots trying to set fire to an area again this morning
heard that the other day on the radio, crazy.
by Andrew Croft
Sat Jun 30 2018 20:25
Forum: Down the shed
Topic: Water wheel generator
Replies: 38
Views: 1235

Re: Water wheel generator

4ft by 2ft :smile:
by Andrew Croft
Sat Jun 30 2018 12:45
Forum: Down the shed
Topic: Water wheel generator
Replies: 38
Views: 1235

Re: Water wheel generator

Duncan, your the man :thumbs: Not got a clue about the wp thpugh. Absolutely nothing on the panel indicates its output and the frame and backing is rivited on :sad: Guess it will just need to be trial and error and see how it goes. Ive no tools to measure it. At least we can charge phones without ru...
by Andrew Croft
Fri Jun 29 2018 22:54
Forum: Down the shed
Topic: Water wheel generator
Replies: 38
Views: 1235

Re: Water wheel generator

back on this again :giggle: I bought the bloke at the fishery this solar charge controller (20A) https://www.amazon.co.uk/JZK-Intelligent-controller-overcurrent-protection/dp/B071ZZ2S84 works great, it charges his leasure battery no bother and the usb ports charge phones at 5v 2.5a. charged a nearly...
by Andrew Croft
Tue Jun 26 2018 22:09
Forum: Wildlife & Photography Forum
Topic: Name that fly
Replies: 2
Views: 79

Re: Name that fly

Scorpion fly ? :afraid: i was touching it too!
by Andrew Croft
Tue Jun 26 2018 21:40
Forum: Wildlife & Photography Forum
Topic: Name that fly
Replies: 2
Views: 79

Name that fly

Ugly thing. Anyone know what it is.
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by Andrew Croft
Mon Jun 25 2018 22:17
Forum: New Member Introductions
Topic: Thanks
Replies: 2
Views: 82

Re: Thanks

um, you're welcome ?

:smile: :wave:
by Andrew Croft
Fri Jun 22 2018 13:05
Forum: Lure Fishing Forum
Topic: Lure fishing from shore in Scotland
Replies: 7
Views: 370

Re: Lure fishing from shore in Scotland

we have a new "no naming waters" rule on here. canals massive though so I suppose that can slide :scratch: wouldnt really hold out much hope of anyone naming waters. first post too, asking for locations, these usually dont end well but please do stick around :grin: I'll tell you why your only gettin...
by Andrew Croft
Thu Jun 21 2018 09:07
Forum: General Rules & Announcements
Topic: connection not secure error - explanation
Replies: 2
Views: 100

connection not secure error - explanation

Alright guys morning,

our encryption (httpS) is meant to renew automaticaly every 3 months as they expire and a new one is needed. but it didnt auto renew :sad:

all fixed now though, nothing to worry about :thumbs:
by Andrew Croft
Thu Jun 21 2018 09:02
Forum: Report any problems here
Topic: Secure connection
Replies: 63
Views: 1496

Re: Secure connection

fixed
by Andrew Croft
Tue Jun 19 2018 20:51
Forum: Report any problems here
Topic: Login
Replies: 15
Views: 292

Re: Login

in this topic https://the-pikers-pit.co.uk/viewtopic.php?f=4&t=34251&p=509065 Mickmcd sorted his chrome browser login problem by doing this: Ok I went into chrome, settings, advanced clear browsing data and deleted the cookies manually in there (make sure cookies and other data is selected), that wo...
by Andrew Croft
Tue Jun 19 2018 20:28
Forum: Report any problems here
Topic: Login
Replies: 15
Views: 292

Re: Login

do any of you have any plugins on your browser for blocking ads, noscript,ghostery etc etc ?

further more, update the browser if you havnt. I dont think this is a forum issue but I checking as always.
by Andrew Croft
Tue Jun 19 2018 12:51
Forum: Report any problems here
Topic: Login
Replies: 15
Views: 292

Re: Login

guess not.

thanks for the feedback :thumbs:
by Andrew Croft
Mon Jun 18 2018 11:11
Forum: Report any problems here
Topic: Login
Replies: 15
Views: 292

Re: Login

So..... it didnt work then ?
by Andrew Croft
Mon Jun 18 2018 11:02
Forum: Report any problems here
Topic: Login
Replies: 15
Views: 292

Re: Login

I have no issues logging in to this site and neither do most other people.
by Andrew Croft
Sun Jun 17 2018 23:18
Forum: Report any problems here
Topic: Login
Replies: 15
Views: 292

Re: Login

ive made some changes. clear cookies, try again.

or maybe...
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