How to camouflage a tank

In the dark days following the evacuation of Dunkirk the British Army was on its knees. It had left a considerable amount of equipment, and personnel behind in France. As the Nazi’s prepared to invade the only thing that stood against them was the Royal Air Force but there was also another phony war being fought. To convince the German Wehrmacht that there was more hardware than there actually was, cardboard boxes were arranged with funnels to look like scores of tanks ready to repel any subsequent land invasion. Whilst…

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How to repressurise your boiler

As winter arrives no one wants a problem with their central heating, and yet a simple issue could shut down your system in an instant. Image Credit Most condensing boilers and many standard boilers are installed as pressurised systems. This replaces the older systems which relied on a water tank, normally situated in the highest point of the property with a float device to top up water levels. In the absence of the self-filling option, a pressurised system will need manual filling via a loop installed on your boiler. Do…

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