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by crakpot
Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:59 pm
Forum: Renovation Projects
Topic: Another interesting renovation
Replies: 16
Views: 797

Re: Another interesting renovation

And things are certainly different just now selling property but the interest from British for this type is still there and in the Creuse and Correze, the countryside is beautiful. We should know given it is where our income comes from. This one is not advertised yet but already got someone wanting...
by crakpot
Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:30 pm
Forum: Renovation Projects
Topic: Another interesting renovation
Replies: 16
Views: 797

Re: Another interesting renovation

I think I have done well, retired from UK aged 42 arrived in France 1996 purchased a property for 250,000 ff lived in it for 8 years sold it for 200,000 euros and as it was my home no tax moved on over the years in 3 more homes in different areas of France doing the renovations , never worked for an...
by crakpot
Sun Sep 06, 2020 11:02 pm
Forum: Computers, Internet, IT, Phones and Televisions
Topic: VPN Recommendations
Replies: 13
Views: 239

Re: VPN Recommendations

I use Nord VPN, but that is per device, what I have heard people do is setup a VPN server on a machine at home in the UK, and connect to that VPN from a device while in France, that allows you to watch UK TV in France I believe ;) and also does not require a paid VPN service, but you do need somewh...
by crakpot
Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:31 pm
Forum: The Snug
Topic: Marcus Rashford
Replies: 16
Views: 246

Re: Marcus Rashford

How much is he paid a day and how much does he give away If I was wealthy I would try to help under dogs but I assume in a week/days his wage is more than my annual income

For me so What
by crakpot
Fri Sep 04, 2020 11:10 pm
Forum: Renovation Projects
Topic: Another interesting renovation
Replies: 16
Views: 797

Re: Another interesting renovation

Why do you think this property has a potential value, just updating the Fosse if possible will cost 10,000 euros The Correze and Creuse are pour French areas I do not think a Brit would be interested at this late date
by crakpot
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:23 am
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Multistrand and a new prise
Replies: 37
Views: 639

Re: Multistrand and a new prise

When I was a boy we had trick spoons they look like a real steel tablespoon all shiny and bright but when you used them in a cup of tea they melted I think they were made from gallium
No idea what this has any relevance to the original post :lol:
by crakpot
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:04 am
Forum: The Café
Topic: Cafe with a view
Replies: 43
Views: 753

Re: Cafe with a view

I lived near Brive (close to Objat ) for 8 years nice place
Saturday Market was terrific :D
by crakpot
Thu Sep 03, 2020 12:00 am
Forum: The Café
Topic: Social Media Addiction
Replies: 22
Views: 429

Re: Social Media Addiction

I joined Facebook last week for the first time just to find an address for a meeting :o only to find it was cancelled cannot be bothered to use it again
by crakpot
Wed Sep 02, 2020 11:50 pm
Forum: Electrical
Topic: Multistrand and a new prise
Replies: 37
Views: 639

Re: Multistrand and a new prise

So soft solder melting point is close to 70 degrees but most melt over 90 degrees how often does a cable function at that temperature without tripping

I take it then you can soft solder multi strand cable either yes or no and if no why
by crakpot
Tue Sep 01, 2020 12:09 am
Forum: Utilities in France.
Topic: Electricity costs
Replies: 27
Views: 549

Re: Electricity costs

Before rushing around to find cheaper power whats the bill mine is 360 euros a year with EDF and I can't be bothered to reduce it by 10%