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by Bandung_Dero
September 19, 2020, 4:18 pm
Forum: House & Land
Topic: power fluctuations
Replies: 40
Views: 1492

Re: power fluctuations

Your "Hitachi (instant restart)automatic washing machine" isn't so much about it defying physics as you displaying your ignorance... but I digress. All motors and compressors are inductive loads regardless of size, ie. small motor = small load and (in case you haven't worked it out yet) large motor...
by Bandung_Dero
September 17, 2020, 5:02 pm
Forum: House & Land
Topic: power fluctuations
Replies: 40
Views: 1492

Re: power fluctuations

Problem is you people have no idea what it is all about! Cct breakers are installed to protect the CABLE not the appliance and sized as such. My 80 amp isolators are there for my 15 mm 2 feeders. F@£k it's hard. No helping some people. Never mind, Multinationals including Chevron Thailand paid me th...
by Bandung_Dero
September 16, 2020, 3:54 pm
Forum: House & Land
Topic: power fluctuations
Replies: 40
Views: 1492

Re: power fluctuations

And I might like to add:- See the photo of my home made, 19 year old domestic distribution panel and note the protection. Waiting ---- Waiting ---- Waiting ---- ...... Yes, it contains double pole isolation and circuit protection. Both Active and Neutral are disconnected through a trip or for mainte...
by Bandung_Dero
September 16, 2020, 3:00 pm
Forum: House & Land
Topic: power fluctuations
Replies: 40
Views: 1492

Re: power fluctuations

It is not a normal ruling for Thailand! Brown (A), Blue (N) and Green/Yellow is an international standard gradually being adopted by most western countries. Australia - about 30/35 years ago. As far as I know and not spending all my time translating Thai Standards documentation it has not been "form...
by Bandung_Dero
September 16, 2020, 1:37 pm
Forum: House & Land
Topic: power fluctuations
Replies: 40
Views: 1492

Re: power fluctuations

<snip> In my house grey is live and black is neutral and was put in but a very good electrician ? You may like to reassess your "very good electrician"! :confused: @ Crossy from TV is their electrical guru. https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/473528-electrical-wiring-cable-colours/?tab=comments#commen...
by Bandung_Dero
September 15, 2020, 2:22 pm
Forum: House & Land
Topic: power fluctuations
Replies: 40
Views: 1492

Re: power fluctuations

Trivial BUT: You have the color codes incorrect (Not to say your GPO or plug top is wired as per Thai wiring rules???) BLACK is Active (Line) GREY is Neutral And typical Thai, the earth just swinging around doing nothing!!!! IMHO:- Not a great photo. BTW I certainly hope the device is installed in a...
by Bandung_Dero
September 13, 2020, 11:26 am
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: 90 Day Reporting IRT 26 Sep Deadline
Replies: 4
Views: 298

Re: 90 Day Reporting IRT 26 Sep Deadline

Online 90 day reports still being processed within 24 hours, just completed mine - the 2nd in a row - a monumental event, never had 2 in a row in the past!
by Bandung_Dero
September 12, 2020, 3:35 pm
Forum: World News
Topic: Australian Banks
Replies: 3
Views: 495

Re: Australian Banks

Suburban and country branches of most of the major banks are closing across the country. The so called "Boutique" banks are being the most ruthless now only operating one branch in each of the capital cities. I have an account with SunCorp-Metway which I opened in Suburban Perth. Now, the only state...
by Bandung_Dero
September 6, 2020, 10:15 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: New Extension after September 26th
Replies: 38
Views: 1553

Re: New Extension after September 26th

Latest information from Immigration here:- https://www.thaiexaminer.com/thai-news-foreigners/2020/09/06/visa-amnesty-ends-september-26th-30-day-extensions-focus-long-stay-holders/ and here:- https://forum.thaivisa.com/topic/1181185-don%E2%80%99t-leave-it-to-the-last-minute-thai-immigration-reminds-f...
by Bandung_Dero
September 5, 2020, 4:50 pm
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 527
Views: 18420

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

Just to add:- Informed a friend who immediately contacted his medical practitioner re getting the same service = was knocked back, the doctor agreed the facility was in place BUT the patient had to be in contact with the practice within a 12 month period prior the phone consultation. Been 18 mths si...
by Bandung_Dero
September 5, 2020, 11:04 am
Forum: COVID-19/Corona Virus
Topic: A little ray of sunshine from Australia
Replies: 527
Views: 18420

Re: A little ray of sunshine from Australia

Was in Udon mid week for an over nighter and shopping. Out of the blue I was contacted by my cardiologist from Adelaide just inquiring into my current health status. Just mentioned to him I was fine but down to rationing my medication and looking for alternatives locally. He tells me that due to the...
by Bandung_Dero
September 3, 2020, 2:55 pm
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: UPS/FEDEX
Replies: 24
Views: 2485

Re: UPS/FEDEX

Need to 'Bump' this thread to get the latest information and experiences with deliveries to the door. The current situation the way it is Australia Post (must apply to other countries as well) is not processing International parcel or mail services, that leaves private enterprises like Fedex, DHL or...
by Bandung_Dero
September 1, 2020, 2:55 pm
Forum: Udon Thani Shopping
Topic: Pharmacy...comparison shopping made easy
Replies: 36
Views: 8899

Re: Pharmacy...comparison shopping made easy

About 15 months ago I bought my current 500 pack of Allopurinol (100mg) from the pharmacy about 200 metres north of the Ban Huay market - the one opposite the Krung Thai Bank. They offered a choice of three brands (all generics), and I chose the middle price of TBH380. Yesterday I went back for a f...
by Bandung_Dero
August 25, 2020, 4:12 pm
Forum: House & Land
Topic: Earthing for Hot Water Unit
Replies: 54
Views: 2062

Re: Earthing for Hot Water Unit

SAA regulations mean Jack sh*t here mate we are in Thailand TIT, I have seen showers here connected with 2.5 mm wire and no earth. Yep: True statement. 2006 - Next door neighbor building a new two story "upmarket" home on their property for their daughter and Irish husband (both living in Ireland)....
by Bandung_Dero
August 19, 2020, 8:39 am
Forum: Language Instruction in Udon Thani
Topic: Translate Maltese Script
Replies: 2
Views: 205

Translate Maltese Script

Can any of you guys help me out? I have 2 pages of Maltese Script needing translation. See example: Rough enough is good enough for now, I can pick the peoples names. I can buy these documents for only 1.00 Euro per page from the http://archives.maltadiocese.org/Archives web site but they send them ...
by Bandung_Dero
August 15, 2020, 8:11 am
Forum: General Udon Thani Forum
Topic: Death sentences in Koh Tao killings commuted
Replies: 6
Views: 817

Re: Death sentences in Koh Tao killings commuted

IMHO they always appeared to be 'scapegoats' - if for nothing else the lazy, inept, corrupt and comical police investigations.
by Bandung_Dero
July 29, 2020, 1:34 pm
Forum: Health & Beauty
Topic: Mosquito fogging
Replies: 12
Views: 713

Re: Mosquito fogging

We get fogged twice a year, TW supervises the activity as a part of her roll as the Tambon Health Inspector. Oh when I say "we" I don't mean our property, it's out of bounds - just the over spray sends my hay fever out of control.
by Bandung_Dero
July 28, 2020, 3:47 pm
Forum: Thailand News
Topic: Red Bull Heir Held Over Cop's Hit-And-Run Death
Replies: 79
Views: 8250

Re: Red Bull Heir Held Over Cop's Hit-And-Run Death

Then we are subject to this news item:- PPTV 36 reported that on the 4th of December 2019, seven years after the accident, two witnesses gave new information. They said that sources at the public prosecutors' office indicated that these were an air force man with the rank of "air marshall" and a man...
by Bandung_Dero
July 22, 2020, 3:52 pm
Forum: Thailand Visa & Immigration Information
Topic: Thai Elite Card Membership
Replies: 15
Views: 1189

Re: Thai Elite Card Membership

Not worth 2 knobs of "Rocking Horse Shilt"! IMHO anyone even considering wasting their money on this worthless piece of plastic needs to have their meds reassessed! As has been the case since it was introduced some 7 years ago! Apart from the decision to add holders of the Elite Visa to the list of...

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