Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Gelugor-The shutdown crew and dinner at Restaurant Seri Idaman

The crew photos of our January 2011 shutdown at Gelugor Power Station
from TNB Remaco and Vital Equity SB,
is one of the most interesting group ever assembled
because we have malay,chinese,indian,punjabi and five brothers
working together doing a major inspection of a GE Frame 9 gas turbine.



Haji Rahman Shaari with the daily toolbox talk before work begins.
He will be retiring soon together with Haji Norkhalid Kassim(with the white towel)
and  Balwant Singh(sitting in front) and we will definitely miss
his warm up exercise routine which he normally conducts after the talk.



Drilling the shroud block pin hole with a smile.


Mazuan smiling before entering his dark room for the MPI NDT of the compressor stator blades.


It's time for Naim and Hairi to take all the bearing measurement instead of me.


Kamarulzaman Mamat our blader who will replace new set of turbine buckets.


Panjang  cleaning the bucket roots with Wahid.


Taking the Bearing number 3 top clearance a 5 pad Michell bearing
involve coupling the bearing together on its turbine journal
and using the chain block to liftup the bearing
with a dial gauge installed on the top of the bearing
to measure the lift.



Ustaz Achik Mie lifting the bearing.




Shukri 'patuk' and Durai.


Only Balwant Singh(below) can write this kind of malay language.


Friday lunch break visit to Kek Lok Si.





The dinner Mr Chew gave to his crew from VESB at Restaurant Seri Idaman,
Kampung Telok Tempoyak and we join in the fray too, as usual.
He is seen here sitting with Ahmad Fauzi our job manager
and Haji Rahman(standing).



The five Sulong brothers from Vital Equity.




Sunday, March 27, 2011

Lorong Kulit Flea Market

Lorong Kulit Flea Market or Rope Walk (Jln Pintal Tali) as what the locals called it,
is named after it's former place before it was shifted here in 1992.
It is the only Flea market which opens daily(8am to 2pm) in Malaysia.
A night market of sort, offering from antiques,second hand goods,watches,clothing
to fruit and food
and is most crowded on weekends as more stalls will be opened.
This post is specially for two antique collector,
follower of my blog, BluesRider and laryylr





A crowd puller promoting his product,cleaner for the DVD player.


Looking for old  watches,here's the place.


Orient,Rado,Seiko etc,not all are original.


The moneyman.



Who need tools,here is a pile of spanner to chose from.


The tea pot man.



Old badge and plaque.


This 4 blade table fan is old .


Brass ware aplenty.


Live freshwater lobster on sale?

This is where the original old Rope Walk was situated before being shifted.


View The old Rope Walk(Jln Pintal Tali) in a larger map

and it's present place at Lorong Kulit,
the carpark of the City Stadium.


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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

A blissful Kek Lok Si Temple

Kek Lok Si Temple is one blissful place where one can find solace
and peace with ones inner self,
for a temple which construction first started in 1890,
more than 120 years ago
and after many upgrades and additions,
 hopefully we can finally say,
 it's finally finished.

(scalfoldings were erected for lighting installation for 2011 CNY lightup)






Row of Buddha statue line the wall.


Beautifully carved wall of the temple.




The Inclined Lift up the hill to the Kuan Yin Statue from the Pagoda.



The Majestic bronze Kuan Yin, Goddess of Mercy statue and it's 16 carved dragon pillars Pavillon.







A great view of Penang from the Kuan Yin Statue.





Turtles at the Liberation Pond.




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