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by eagle
March 6, 2020, 11:43 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Water filter system
Replies: 20
Views: 809

Re: Water filter system

Ok, next step, who is happy with their water filtering system and what brand are they using? I’ve decided to go RO so I would appreciate feedback on those systems. For drinking water Mazuma RO-Purelife Auto. Price varies between 8600-18900 thb for the same set. For kitchen sinks and shower upstair ...
by eagle
March 5, 2020, 8:26 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Water filter system
Replies: 20
Views: 809

Re: Water filter system

The RO systems in my view are way too expensive to purchase and maintain. One year set of 5 filters 660 thb plus two extra pp filters 99 thb. Full set to start 8 500 thb. 12 ppm water from those not so expensive filters. Of course need to buy meter to follow. We have 6 person to use that water. Sma...
by eagle
March 4, 2020, 3:10 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Water filter system
Replies: 20
Views: 809

Re: Water filter system

That’s a good idea from parrot. We additionally have a TDS-3 ( Total Disolved Solids) water test meter to do quick checks. I just tested the water before and after the reverse osmosis filter. This advises if the reverse osmosis is in need of filter changes. Reading today was 264 from town water tan...
by eagle
February 13, 2020, 9:04 am
Forum: Open Forum
Topic: Need to produce ID when paying utilities.
Replies: 45
Views: 3180

Re: Need to produce ID when paying utilities.

I have K-bank application and also PEA application installed on my phone. Electric bill information comes to my screen on the next day after meter has been read. Then I just click pay and app sends billing information to my bank and I accept. Water I have to pay using K-Bank applet, go to Payments a...
by eagle
December 24, 2019, 9:44 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Udon Thani Retirement Extension - what do they need?
Replies: 45
Views: 5057

Re: Udon Thani Retirement Extension - what do they need?

For Foreigners The foreigners must reside in Thailand at least 1 year and must have a plan to continues staying in Thailand The foreigners works in Thailand, the applicant’s occupation must be specified The foreigners who does not work in Thailand, the applicants must be married to Thai and resides...
by eagle
December 24, 2019, 9:31 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Udon Thani Retirement Extension - what do they need?
Replies: 45
Views: 5057

Re: Udon Thani Retirement Extension - what do they need?

Few years ago i asked my sister-in-law- who works for a major Thai Insurance Company to look into the possibility of getting medical insurance with her company. She came back a week later saying , yes it could be possible but it would be expensive, but in fact the company was NOT interested in deal...
by eagle
December 23, 2019, 7:40 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Udon Thani Retirement Extension - what do they need?
Replies: 45
Views: 5057

Re: Udon Thani Retirement Extension - what do they need?

I arrived in Thailand on a Non-O-A visa and have been doing extensions based on retirement. When my Thai wife and I inquired at Udon immigration several weeks ago in regards to making the change of extension based on retirement to an extension based on marriage so that I do not have to purchase the...
by eagle
September 20, 2019, 7:33 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Lost mail
Replies: 4
Views: 565

Re: Lost mail

Desperate need of advice, I have just found out my Birth certificate was returned to me by Royal Mail international nearly 3 months ago and I haven’t received it.I have the tracking number and it says they tried to deliver and no one was home .It says they left a message which I had I never got.,I ...
by eagle
September 18, 2019, 6:43 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Time Requirement, Post Extension, for 800K in Bank
Replies: 41
Views: 5073

Re: Time Requirement, Post Extension, for 800K in Bank

Will they check next year, how will they check next year, what will happen if you don't keep the money in the bank next year............looks like we'll have to wait until next year to see what actually happens. OT. I have been using Embassy letter for extension several years (7) and during that ti...
by eagle
September 18, 2019, 2:43 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals
Replies: 74
Views: 7212

Re: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals

Just an update on the military hospital current charges. Went there yesterday, suspected appendicitis, saw Dr after about an hour waiting, sent me for blood and urine test then back to Dr, suggested ultra sound and possible CT scan , have to go back next week for them .The bill for today was ,blood...
by eagle
September 16, 2019, 7:37 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Birds of Udon
Replies: 10
Views: 1289

Re: Birds of Udon

First photo is "our" bird hunting. Finally got frog from left. It is not our, but few years ago it was hurt by car and we took care 2-3 weeks. Now feels that this area is home. Not have any make up and rainy day, so do not judge based on this photo. Second photo is few days old now and also missing ...
by eagle
September 10, 2019, 8:46 am
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals
Replies: 74
Views: 7212

Re: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals

Treatment costs in Finland for foreign patients In Finland, you must pay either the municipal resident’s client fee for treatment received in public health care or all costs of the treatment. The payment is affected by the country from which you came to Finland, whether you have fallen suddenly ill...
by eagle
September 6, 2019, 8:43 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals
Replies: 74
Views: 7212

Re: Dual-pricing for foreigners now legal at Thai public hospitals

I just wonder… An European coming to Thailand using visa of any kind. He must pay medical cost and sometimes have a medical insurance, not always. A Thai going to Europe using a visa of any kind. He must always have medical insurance to cover medical costs. So...? An European coming to Thailand and ...
by eagle
August 16, 2019, 6:34 pm
Forum: Where to Buy Things in Udon
Topic: wood smoke oven
Replies: 8
Views: 985

Re: wood smoke oven

Now this is 3 hours salted tilapia after 30 minutes warm smoking. Could be better, if make butterfly opening, but this was also good. 15 minutes and then turn other side. If like more dry, add 10 minutes. About half kilos fish both. Smaller would be better. Big question is, if salt should be added b...
by eagle
August 16, 2019, 3:52 pm
Forum: Where to Buy Things in Udon
Topic: wood smoke oven
Replies: 8
Views: 985

Re: wood smoke oven

I have tested cold smoking using several different methods. To be cold smoking for salmon, temperature for SALMON must be under 24 degrees celsius all time. That is the most important rule. There are some others, but those does not effect to salmon so much. Pic1 is a system, where fan is on top of I...
by eagle
June 14, 2019, 6:59 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: Shopping Today
Replies: 26
Views: 4665

Re: Shopping Today

interesting that they slide through Customs with seemingly no tariff?? If only all international deliveries were this clean and simple... China is ASEAN+ and has also a free trade agreement with Thailand. That could explain a little bit. It really matters from where item is coming. Lazada has mostl...
by eagle
June 4, 2019, 7:48 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: The FLASHING of Headlights
Replies: 31
Views: 1666

Re: The FLASHING of Headlights

I would translate it like: Hi there! Please notice… and rest is up to situation. Flashing lights and reducing speed means usually giving a way, speeding means that here I come. There can be an accident, police or road closed. So it can mean anything, but always it needs some action from driver who c...
by eagle
May 31, 2019, 7:46 pm
Forum: House & Land
Topic: Land elevation.
Replies: 1
Views: 772

Re: Land elevation.

Everything under one million is ok. One rai and one meter needs 1600m2 x 1m land. Finally it will rise your land 0,6 m after rains. You need at least 2.5m fill to get you land 40 cm above street level. 1600x3.5x2.5 means 14 000 SQM. 1 400 trucks. You can be happy if get land nearby you at 700 thb pe...
by eagle
May 14, 2019, 10:49 am
Forum: Money, Finance & Investing
Topic: Transferwise.
Replies: 52
Views: 5887

Re: Transferwise.

When you speak about small amounts what is the range of the money that you mean? For example, between $1000-5,000 or a different amount? I use TW borderless account and fee is 0.5173% from exchanged amount. So 1000 euro means 5,17 euro. 100 000 euro means 517.30 euro fee. Send it to Thailand costs ...
by eagle
May 14, 2019, 10:41 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Insurance mandatory for long-stay foreigners
Replies: 35
Views: 3602

Re: Insurance mandatory for long-stay foreigners

I think we need more clarity on the the subject of medical insurance. Surely if a person has more than the stated funds in the bank that would be sufficient... I would like to see original text or Thai version. Now this seems to be NON-OX rule applied to NON-OA and nothing more. the new rule applie...

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