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PookyNMR

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Re: Technical issues recording an orchestra
« Reply #15 on: December 03, 2010, 11:06:11 am »

KB_S1 wrote on Fri, 03 December 2010 04:36

Dropped to -13c by 11pm here last night.
By that stage breathing gets a bit funny feeling.
Last year I found below -17c it started to hurt the nose when taking a breath.


Where I'm from, that's only starting to get chilly.  Once it gets below -40C, then you know it's winter...
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Re: Technical issues recording an orchestra
« Reply #16 on: December 03, 2010, 11:56:18 am »

PookyNMR wrote on Fri, 03 December 2010 16:06

KB_S1 wrote on Fri, 03 December 2010 04:36

Dropped to -13c by 11pm here last night.
By that stage breathing gets a bit funny feeling.
Last year I found below -17c it started to hurt the nose when taking a breath.



Where I'm from, that's only starting to get chilly.  Once it gets below -40C, then you know it's winter...





Well of course, we 'ad it tough!


I used to get up at half past ten at night, half an hour before I went to bed ...  Very Happy



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Re: Technical issues recording an orchestra
« Reply #17 on: December 03, 2010, 02:50:13 pm »

Bloody Luck-sh'rry!
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MDM (maxdimario) wrote on Fri, 16 November 2007 21:36

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KB_S1

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Re: Technical issues recording an orchestra
« Reply #18 on: December 06, 2010, 10:20:48 pm »

Snow not so pretty now.

Very heavy snowfall all day today.
Scotland ground to a halt, for various reasons, numpties playing a big part.

We now have a steady stream of cold water pouring into our bedroom from above the window frame.

Been out at 2.30am on a ladder trying to clear as much from the roof as possible but I think the problem has been a slight thaw yesterday creating a huge block of ice throughout all the guttering and on the edge of the roof.

Joyous.
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Re: Technical issues recording an orchestra
« Reply #19 on: December 07, 2010, 12:57:00 am »

Ouch. Sounds like ice-damming.



KB_S1 wrote on Mon, 06 December 2010 22:20

Snow not so pretty now.

Very heavy snowfall all day today.
Scotland ground to a halt, for various reasons, numpties playing a big part.

We now have a steady stream of cold water pouring into our bedroom from above the window frame.

Been out at 2.30am on a ladder trying to clear as much from the roof as possible but I think the problem has been a slight thaw yesterday creating a huge block of ice throughout all the guttering and on the edge of the roof.

Joyous.

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Berolzheimer

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Re: Technical issues recording an orchestra
« Reply #20 on: December 07, 2010, 08:28:25 pm »

KB_S1 wrote on Mon, 06 December 2010 19:20

Snow not so pretty now.

Very heavy snowfall all day today.
Scotland ground to a halt, for various reasons, numpties playing a big part.

We now have a steady stream of cold water pouring into our bedroom from above the window frame.

Been out at 2.30am on a ladder trying to clear as much from the roof as possible but I think the problem has been a slight thaw yesterday creating a huge block of ice throughout all the guttering and on the edge of the roof.

Joyous.


Time to get out the heat-shrink gun & a long extension cord.
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Re: Technical issues recording an orchestra
« Reply #21 on: December 08, 2010, 12:37:20 am »

My day job is in selling roofing products. Being from Canada, snow and cold temperatures are common. Usually ice dams are caused by a lack of ventilation combined with heat loss . The leaking is due to improper eave protection. Of course if lots of snow is unusual in your area, the local building code may not require extra protection. It is possible to add ventilation in the winter if you can find someone willing to to do it. You must have both air intake at the soffits and outflow at the peak or venting won't take place. There are also electrical heat tapes that can be installed to melt the ice and create channels for drainage. The cost of electricity can be quite high though. Proper venting and adequate insulation are the best solution.
Sometimes people vent their bathroom fans into the attic. This can cause major ice dam problems and frost from condensation to form on the underside of the roof which melts when the temperature rises making it appear that the roof is leaking. Skylights are also a common source of ice dams and require waterproofing from the skylight to the eave

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Re: Technical issues recording an orchestra
« Reply #22 on: December 08, 2010, 06:59:23 am »

Turned out that the snow was so deep it had blocked the roof venting system.
What happened then as far as I can tell is that during the warm spell on Sunday there has been a thaw. The water has filled the gutters and then frozen rapidly after dusk.
temp drop on Sunday went from +4c at 2.30pm to approximately -9c by 9pm and then very heavy snow fall from 8am Monday morning to about 5pm.

The thaw then ice had built up around the vent cover and actually lifted the whole unit up by about 2cm. Snow had then got in and as it warmed with heat loss from house, melted and poured in.

Spent 3 hours yesterday up tall ladder with shovel breaking up as much ice as possible and clearing all around the vent.
Did some more today.

Not had any more water in after that first 4 hour  spell.

At least 5 people I know have similar issues today, my parents house is apparently flooded in two rooms up/down. That may be pipes though.

Winters are definitely getting more severe here.
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Re: Technical issues recording an orchestra
« Reply #23 on: December 08, 2010, 09:29:31 am »

Youngwhisk wrote

The leaking is due to improper eave protection.


-She probably just assumed that Adam would take care of her...
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MDM (maxdimario) wrote on Fri, 16 November 2007 21:36

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Re: Technical issues recording an orchestra
« Reply #24 on: December 11, 2010, 06:42:20 am »

MagnetoSound wrote on Wed, 01 December 2010 13:39


Articulated lorries skidding and 'folding shut' like a penknife.






Sounds like an unreleased Syd Barret double record.
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