Citrojim's Saxo and Cycling Tales

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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Ventilation is the thing.....maybe a lab-type fume cupboard for cleaning, soldering, and the like?
Not difficult to make your own, to sit on an existing workbench, and run up to ceiling height.

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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I'd probably try some powerful fans and activated carbon filters in terms of something you could have sitting next to a workbench. Imagine some old school server ventilation fans would do a good job of providing airflow.

Failing that I'd have to defer to folks who are more likely to know what types of filter can remove what, especially in the category of masks etc.

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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CitroJim wrote:
18 Jan 2019, 17:59
Skull wrote:
08 Jan 2019, 00:19
Jim

Have as much fun this year as you're allowed :wink:


Thanks Skull :D

Just a quick update... I'm still here, mainly read-only as I find it increasingly hard to comprehend even small areas of this forum now... Also I have nothing to say about cars as my life no longer includes them in any capacity except for the occasional lift somewhere...

As this is a car forum I will be saying no more about any activities I spend my time enjoying now, they are all way off-topic...


Oh don't talk out your arse man! This is *your* blog, in a private members area of a forum you helped create, hosted, and maintained for many years. I think you're entitled to say what you bloody well like. People are free not to read it. You ARE along with very few others, essentially The FCF. We can rename this bit of it the Fogie Cycling Forum in your honour...

Plus, involved in cars or not, you still know an inordinate amount about them..

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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^^^ Wot he said ^^^

Citroenmad is back with us, and I made a comment in his blog that also applies here;
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Welcome back. You don't have to own a French car to be a member of this forum, just being great company will do.

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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^ Seconded^

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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CitroJim wrote:
18 Jan 2019, 18:17

Does anyone have any advice on a face mask that may help?



Welcome back from your short absence, Jim.

Chapter and verse on correct masks and filters can be found here:

http://www.hse.gov.uk/pUbns/priced/hsg53.pdf

Unfortunately, there's no simple answer to your question as it depends on exactly what you are doing. The ultimate protection and comfort would be provided by an air fed respirator.
Filter types 1 - HSE, fair use
Filter types 1 - HSE, fair use
Filter types 2 - HSE, fair use
Filter types 2 - HSE, fair use
Filter types 3 - HSE, fair use
Filter types 3 - HSE, fair use

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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I don't know if it helps, but Lee has suggested the S10 respirator is a solid and cost effective choice. I have had a look, and it MIGHT be a bit extreme! Here is a link to one on e-bay.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/S10-Respirat ... :rk:1:pf:0

He has just told me he might have a few spares. However, what is your face size, Jim? We need to know to get one that fits you well.

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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I would suggest that an S10 really is overkill for Jim ! :shock:

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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It might be, but it may well also allow him to work safely in the workshop. Remember, fumes can affect eyes as well, and when your eyes water some of the tears route through your nose.

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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Indeed so, but the S10 is designed to deal with things that you really don't find in your workshop - I'm assuming Jim doesn't require full NBC protection ! There are much better lghtweight full face respirators with much better vision available.

This sort of thing requires an air supply, but it's much more suited to 'garage' use:

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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Actually, the proven safest way for you to do something dangerous... is to get someone else to do it :lol:

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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I just remembered where my brother works. The S10 is lightweight protection (and has been replaced).

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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myglaren wrote:
20 Dec 2018, 00:04
Every year [the Boiler] would fail shortly after being "serviced"]
slightly late to the party with this one.... have had a similar situation. Would suggest if you're concerned about the lack of servicing to the Boiler Zel to simply ensure you have an operational Carbon Monoxide monitor

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Re: Citrojim's Pixo, Saxo and Cycling Tales

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Thanks all for the warm words :D Awww... you all make me blush!!!

Thanks too for the respirator advice :D I shall study carefully... yes, the S10 is overkill but looking at your charts Bobins, I reckon a brown one might do me given it seems I'm most affected by organic stuff...

I shall now see what I can obtain...