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by BigDanny
Thu Aug 04, 2011 5:20 pm
Forum: Trades People
Topic: ROOF TILES
Replies: 5
Views: 3198

I used these on a small roof over some wooden gates. The reason I used them was to keep the weight down as it is 4 metres wide and I didn't want the roof to sag. I got mine from Montana (vibrostroi99), Price wise about the same as new terracotta tiles, weight about a quarter, 2 Kg each. You need abo...
by BigDanny
Tue Jul 05, 2011 9:35 pm
Forum: Entertainment
Topic: Prazniks - where and when
Replies: 4
Views: 1932

Everyday is celebration day in Bulgaria. :lol:
For some reason cyrillic doesn't work??? very odd
by BigDanny
Thu Jan 13, 2011 4:51 pm
Forum: Getting to & travelling in Bulgaria
Topic: renewal of driving licence when you reach 70 yrs old.
Replies: 12
Views: 4836

BG licence

I looked into this last Winter as one Police Ossifer who had stopped me locally a couple of times pointed out that as I was here for over 1 year that I should have a bg card. So went to KAT and asked them. They looked at me blankly and said "Don't know" and asked that I come back in a couple of days...
by BigDanny
Tue Jan 04, 2011 7:25 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MY Electrical Installation in Bulgaria
Replies: 59
Views: 19024

hi Gimlet,
Didn't know about the regular testing of the 30Ma trips, thanks for that.
The ceramic fuses the wire is replaceable with new wire, or metal washers or 5 stotinki pieces. Yes I have come across both these being used and regular 2.5 mm copper cable. :D :lol:
by BigDanny
Mon Jan 03, 2011 3:18 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MY Electrical Installation in Bulgaria
Replies: 59
Views: 19024

Normally the Fuse on the Electric Meter will be 63 Amps, This will normally ,, or should normally use 2x 6mm cable. If it is a small cable than this then you may have probs when you start to switch on multiple appliances. If the distance is greater than 25 metres from meter to your fuse box then you...
by BigDanny
Mon Jan 03, 2011 1:59 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: MY Electrical Installation in Bulgaria
Replies: 59
Views: 19024

Electric supply and Earth

Hi VT, The bulgarian electric supply system I have seen in villages and town houses is essentially earthed at the electric pole that supplies your house, normally where the meter is, if it has been replaced recently. So for a single phase (domestic ) supply there will be two wires entering your hous...
by BigDanny
Fri Dec 31, 2010 9:02 am
Forum: Shops, Furnishers, Retailers & Suppliers
Topic: General electrical and furniture stores in Vidin
Replies: 5
Views: 2416

praktis

There is Praktis in the old town of Vidin. I would say all the building shops would have some rewireable plugs for your electrical goods and also the central pazar ( Vegetable Market) also has adaptors for items with UK trtansformer sockets. They are usually about a lev each. Furniture wise you shou...
by BigDanny
Tue Dec 14, 2010 10:34 am
Forum: Getting to & travelling in Bulgaria
Topic: Calafat /Vidin Ferry Route
Replies: 64
Views: 38827

Very good Scot, You must have drunk your coffee before me. :D
by BigDanny
Tue Dec 14, 2010 6:31 am
Forum: Getting to & travelling in Bulgaria
Topic: Calafat /Vidin Ferry Route
Replies: 64
Views: 38827

romania via calafat

I did this route from UK at start of November. The road is now much improved. From Szeged take the route through Cenad turn off at Mako. The Timisoara, the road is passable, not great but no potholes of consequence. Timisoara, follow signs for Drobcheta Turnu Severin or carasebes or Lugoj. Road from...
by BigDanny
Wed Oct 13, 2010 11:30 am
Forum: Learn the Language
Topic: Bulgarian word for buttermilk
Replies: 16
Views: 5886

buttermilk

I just plugged it into Google translate and it came up with this. мътеница and reverrse translation with a different dictionary came up with buttermilk and also суроватка as whey as Scot said. Regards

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