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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:41 am 
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I'm picking this up tomorrow.

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Niiiiiice!! :thumbup:

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PostPosted: Fri Dec 15, 2017 10:58 am 
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Deck and hull demoulded, targa bar & hard top attached to former, ready to be joined to latter next week. On track for completion end of March. Heading over to Vietnam after Xmas to go over spec and discuss a few customisations. Anyone in Saigon around 15-18 Jan?

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PostPosted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:02 pm 
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MungoMan wrote:
I'm picking this up tomorrow.

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That is rather pretty, would look even better with some spokes IMO.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:13 pm 
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Haven't purchased it, but really, really want this:
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PostPosted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 4:29 pm 
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Looks suitably nuts. Do the real things M.


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PostPosted: Sat Dec 16, 2017 7:33 pm 
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Wileyfox smartphone. Don't use a mobile very much - this seems to do everything pretty well at a reasonable price.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:54 am 
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Now, the big question. What's her name to be?

Pegasus.

Largely a tribute to my Dad, who died earlier this year. 'I Am Pegasus' is a 1973 folk tune by Ross Ryan, a top 10 hit in Australia at the time, and one of Dad's favourite songs, played at his funeral. Coincidentally, the mythical winged horse was a child of Poseidon, Greek God of the sea. It's also a constellation by which one can navigate, whose brightest star is Epsilon Pegasi.

Playing around with sample logos & fonts. Not there yet.

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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:58 am 
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Haven't purchased it, but really, really want this:
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Is Stephen Hawking having a clear out on eBay?


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:19 am 
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Now, the big question. What's her name to be?

Pegasus.

Largely a tribute to my Dad, who died earlier this year. 'I Am Pegasus' is a 1973 folk tune by Ross Ryan, a top 10 hit in Australia at the time, and one of Dad's favourite songs, played at his funeral. Coincidentally, the mythical winged horse was a child of Poseidon, Greek God of the sea. It's also a constellation by which one can navigate, it's brightest star being Epsilon Pegasi.

Playing around with sample logos & fonts. Not there yet.

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Lovely. Perfectly apt.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:50 am 
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Wileyfox smartphone. Don't use a mobile very much - this seems to do everything pretty well at a reasonable price.

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For the money they're great phones.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:23 pm 
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Waratah wrote:
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Now, the big question. What's her name to be?

Pegasus.

Largely a tribute to my Dad, who died earlier this year. 'I Am Pegasus' is a 1973 folk tune by Ross Ryan, a top 10 hit in Australia at the time, and one of Dad's favourite songs, played at his funeral. Coincidentally, the mythical winged horse was a child of Poseidon, Greek God of the sea. It's also a constellation by which one can navigate, it's brightest star being Epsilon Pegasi.

Playing around with sample logos & fonts. Not there yet.

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Lovely thought. So she is a he! At least you didn't go for "Medusa"!

Do keep us up to date with progress. I have an acquantance with someone from Fairline.

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They have largely decamped from Oundle now but it was fun to be taken around the factory a few times.

I've just dealt with a planning application as part of their sale of the headquarters here.

What engine are you going to put in?


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 12:40 pm 
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Outboards. 2 x 25HP. Preferred them to inboard diesels.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:36 pm 
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Outboards. 2 x 25HP. Preferred them to inboard diesels.


2 x 25HP? I thought this was going to be a charter boat, not a large remote-controlled model boat for entertaining kids at the lake? :P


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 1:42 pm 
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Outboards. 2 x 25HP. Preferred them to inboard diesels.

Manufacturer? You can go mental on price in this market.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:01 pm 
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Outboards. 2 x 25HP. Preferred them to inboard diesels.

Manufacturer? You can go mental on price in this market.

It's a bloody sailboat, not a power boat. The engines are auxilliary. In any case there's no 'market' to go mental with. A 25 HP outboard is a 25 HP outboard, no more, no less.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 3:11 pm 
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Outboards. 2 x 25HP. Preferred them to inboard diesels.

Manufacturer? You can go mental on price in this market.

It's a bloody sailboat, not a power boat. The engines are auxilliary. In any case there's no 'market' to go mental with. A 25 HP outboard is a 25 HP outboard, no more, no less.

I did ask where you were going to step the sails.

If it's a predominately a sailing craft, why not install some rowlocks for oars and dispense with the need for a fossil fuel powered set of engines! Go green.

Actually, sailing on to a buoy or indeed to a marina berth is a bit of a conundrum, as we found out in the Windward isles when the engine went phut.

How far are you going to take your craft? Hope you shall install a fridge for the white wine and shampoo.

What GPS will you fit?


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Image Bloody 6 year old Bosch died last night :x

Edit: supposed to be a Miele dishwasher! Bloody phone


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globus wrote:
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Waratah wrote:
Outboards. 2 x 25HP. Preferred them to inboard diesels.

Manufacturer? You can go mental on price in this market.

It's a bloody sailboat, not a power boat. The engines are auxilliary. In any case there's no 'market' to go mental with. A 25 HP outboard is a 25 HP outboard, no more, no less.

I did ask where you were going to step the sails.

If it's a predominately a sailing craft, why not install some rowlocks for oars and dispense with the need for a fossil fuel powered set of engines!

Because attempting to row a 7-tonne, 40-foot catamaran would be stupid. WTF?


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Wileyfox smartphone. Don't use a mobile very much - this seems to do everything pretty well at a reasonable price.

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For the money they're great phones.


Homebase having a massive sale on at the mo. Lot's of smaller bits, craftright less than half price. I just got a multi-tool worx for £25, Dad got a Makita circular saw for £50, tall tripod rechargeable lights for £10.

https://www.homebase.co.uk/makita-5704r ... se_p398209
https://www.homebase.co.uk/mega-worklig ... od_p375144
https://www.hotukdeals.com/search?q=homebase


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:38 pm 
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Not this one, but more or less the same. Bought it cause it's a 7 seater with actual leg room in the rear seats.

It's being shipped up from the South Island though and we're leaving for a trip up north on the 27th. Touch and go as to whether we'll get it in time and the air con is broken on our other car..... :uhoh: ...not looking forward to the prospect of long drives in the NZ summer with the windows down.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 10:48 pm 
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For the better half. Who decided, after a few weeks of driving it, that she preferred bumbling around in my family bus SUV mainly thank to its autobox.

So now I'm driving it. :x

And after ten years of soulless dutiful family bus driving, am rediscovering how much fun a nippy small car can be. I bloody love it. And I can't see the outside when I'm sitting inside. :nod:


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:06 pm 
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That's a bit too sexy looking for a micra.

First 20 or so cups were weak, awful. THe manual did say it had an adjustment time and last few days it's been great. I thought I was going to have to do 2 shots of espresso but one slightly short lungo is now fine, creama though looks nothing like this pic. Got it on Amazon warehouse Italy for £155.
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 21, 2017 11:14 pm 
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That's a bit too sexy looking for a micra.

First 20 or so cups were weak, awful. THe manual did say it had an adjustment time and last few days it's been great. I thought I was going to have to do 2 shots of espresso but one slightly short lungo is now fine, creama though looks nothing like this pic. Got it on Amazon warehouse Italy for £155.
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Nice

To be honest, the crema doesn't need to look anything like that - it's supposed to be just an emulsion of the oils in the coffee - not really a foam.


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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:21 am 
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PostPosted: Thu Dec 28, 2017 9:36 am 
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Because attempting to row a 7-tonne, 40-foot catamaran would be stupid. WTF?


It was intended to be "tongue in cheek!"


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I have an ongoing dispute over our private water supply with a housing association neighbour. Being plums, they could not see the issue with ripping out my supply because they were upgrading theirs, and ours was in the way.

We reached an agreement. Yesterday we ran out of water, and so did our tenants, and I discovered they'd changed it again without me knowing and cut us off again. They have meanwhile closed for Christmas & New Year so I have had to go and buy 50m of 32mm MDPE and other bits and pieces and go up the hill and build a temporary supply to our settling tank.

My lawyers have been alerted.


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PostPosted: Fri Dec 29, 2017 9:37 pm 
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Screw with a man's water...


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Not the car, but exact same spec. Violently quick.


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PostPosted: Thu Jan 04, 2018 4:38 pm 
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How long till you live up to your login name?


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I'll be rallying it so I'm sure there'll be a few dings here and there before long.

While you're here I enjoyed two of these over the festive period:

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I'll be rallying it so I'm sure there'll be a few dings here and there before long.

While you're here I enjoyed two of these over the festive period:

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If you like your east coast murk they're a bloody good brewery.


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Bought this for my son for Christmas. It's surprisingly good for such a small and relatively cheap bit of kit.

The temptation to put a large W at the front of the manufacturers logo was almost too much.....


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Just picked up a pair of these, wifi multiroom speakers. Samsing R6, reviews are a bit mixed on the connectivity side. Anyone have these or the R7?
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Also have SRS-HG1, these connect brilliantly, so I might sell on the R6's and just keep the 2 sony's.
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Bought this for my son for Christmas. It's surprisingly good for such a small and relatively cheap bit of kit.

The temptation to put a large W at the front of the manufacturers logo was almost too much.....


I got a couple of these a while back for the kids so they could take them whilst on their trips abroad inter railing across Europe and then when studying in Canada on exchange schemes. Fantastic - cheap, great sound, good connectivity and very good battery life. Also very sturdy and survived being chucked around, packed and transported around. Excellent for the price!


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F*&^%ing punctures!
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One downside to a motorbike, getting a puncture is a right pain in the anus.


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New hardshell bought because the old (cheapy) one literally fell apart at the seams.

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Together with my orange climbing trousers, at least I'll be visible.


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I treated myself to a new tie clip last weekend :smug:


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I treated myself to a new tie clip last weekend :smug:


Stainless?


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