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Author:  happyhooker [ Fri May 25, 2018 8:23 pm ]
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Frodder wrote:
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That's a blatant fūck you to globby's ban!

Author:  Apposite [ Tue May 29, 2018 8:37 am ]
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Author:  backrow [ Tue May 29, 2018 8:48 am ]
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Lolz Happyhooker, my first thought exactly

Sadly though in my PR addled brain there are now so many subjects linked to him, I suspect I’m going to think that often :?

Author:  Edinburgh01 [ Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:42 pm ]
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Mrs W went to Skoda with oe of my sons to look for a sensible small car for him to learn to drive in. She came back with one of these. I am very impressed, but at my age I feel a bit of an idiot driving it.

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Author:  Edinburgh01 [ Mon Jun 25, 2018 4:43 pm ]
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Very nice.

Author:  Apposite [ Mon Jun 25, 2018 9:51 pm ]
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Absolutely love it. First mechanical watch. Serious bang for buck too.

Author:  jono45 [ Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:46 pm ]
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Author:  usermame [ Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:48 pm ]
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I can't get my head around a tool watch with a glass back, or a sapphire crystal.
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Author:  usermame [ Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:51 pm ]
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Apposite wrote:
Absolutely love it. First mechanical watch. Serious bang for buck too.

What movement is in it?

edit...Nice movement. https://watchbase.com/steinhart/diver/p0921

Author:  usermame [ Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:52 pm ]
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jono45 wrote:
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Hmm. Semi. Used one much?

Author:  jono45 [ Mon Jun 25, 2018 10:54 pm ]
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usermame wrote:
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Hmm. Semi. Used one much?

had it a couple of weeks,pretty awesome for the price,great for speed shooting

Author:  usermame [ Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:22 pm ]
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What is speed shooting?

I gave up on semi's, found them too fussy on crap reloads, as well as being harder to be safe with while shooting with companions, etc. Maybe okay off the back of a ute for pest control. Went back to over and under, they always go bang no matter what shit they're fed, much easier to be safe and demonstrate it is safe.

Author:  jono45 [ Mon Jun 25, 2018 11:29 pm ]
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usermame wrote:
What is speed shooting?

I gave up on semi's, found them too fussy on crap reloads, as well as being harder to be safe with while shooting with companions, etc. Okay off the back of a ute for pest control. Went back to over and under, they always go bang no matter what shit they're fed.

gun range stuff , multiple targets timed etc , I haven't had a jam yet with this benelli using fiocchi ammo

Author:  usermame [ Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:08 am ]
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I gave up on the inertia action Benelli. I guess I wasn't very fair to it. Is that one gas operated? I don't recall such an aggressive cap on the fore end.

Author:  jono45 [ Tue Jun 26, 2018 1:13 am ]
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usermame wrote:
I gave up on the inertia action Benelli. I guess I wasn't very fair to it. Is that one gas operated? I don't recall such an aggressive cap on the fore end.

yeah Benelli M2 20g Inertia Drive
so ya went Remington?

Author:  usermame [ Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:25 am ]
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Yours is an inertia action too? Mine was one of the originals, didn't handle crap reloads. Went to a Miroku over and under. Always went bang no matter what failures at reloading were put in it.

Author:  jono45 [ Tue Jun 26, 2018 2:27 am ]
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usermame wrote:
Yours is an inertia action too? Mine was one of the originals, didn't handle crap reloads. Went to a Miroku over and under. Always went bang no matter what failures at reloading were put in it.

ha i got MK 70 also

Author:  Apposite [ Sun Jul 01, 2018 12:02 pm ]
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usermame wrote:
I can't get my head around a tool watch with a glass back, or a sapphire crystal.
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I can't see myself repairing an oil well 450m down 😂

Sapphire much more practical for daily wear.

Author:  usermame [ Sun Jul 01, 2018 2:20 pm ]
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I'd assumed it was made as a divers' watch.

edit...Oh, of course, a desk diver. Got it.

Author:  Waratah [ Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:18 am ]
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An update from last August, in which time Pegasus has gone from this:

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To this.

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Author:  globus [ Mon Jul 02, 2018 7:26 am ]
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Good man Waratah. And it's in white as the legendary creature was usually depicted.

I'm not a great fan of cats but at least you have sails!

I hope you have many happy hours trundling the waters. It's been an important part of my life and I'm now going to be teaching the grand kiddiwinks to sail a dinghy, when they are a little older.

Virtual G&T to you. Great project.

Author:  backrow [ Wed Jul 04, 2018 9:51 am ]
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just got these bad boys for my car v cheap - an absolute steal !

https://www.tradera.com/item/343614/314 ... lg-vw-audi

Author:  SilverGrin [ Mon Jul 23, 2018 3:42 pm ]
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Back from a week in Melbourne and I have started to rebuild my vinyl collection after some bastard stole it:

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No anecdote please.

Author:  Tim13 [ Mon Jul 23, 2018 4:40 pm ]
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Bought this Zyxel wifi mesh system a couple of weeks ago...

https://www.zyxel.com/uk/en/products_se ... m-Multy-X/

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..its the dogs bollocks so far!

We have a pretty old, listed house and although I would have liked to have had it all cabled up with Cat6 I didnt fancy the bill, the mess or the possible damage to the property. So I had been stalking the tri-band mesh systems (avoid the older ones that are not tri-band, like BT and Google Wifi etc) on Amazon for a while; I looked at the Netgear Orbi RK53, the Linksys Velop and the TP-Link Deco systems in some detail but I'm very happy with the Zyxel. It's giving complete coverage (like 100% signal strength) over the three stories of the house with consistent and reliable bandwidth to all end points. We're even getting some pretty handy coverage outside as well. Recommended.

Author:  Spyglass [ Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:04 pm ]
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Tim13 wrote:
Bought this Zyxel wifi mesh system a couple of weeks ago...

https://www.zyxel.com/uk/en/products_se ... m-Multy-X/

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..its the dogs bollocks so far!

We have a pretty old, listed house and although I would have liked to have had it all cabled up with Cat6 I didnt fancy the bill, the mess or the possible damage to the property. So I had been stalking the tri-band mesh systems (avoid the older ones that are not tri-band, like BT and Google Wifi etc) on Amazon for a while; I looked at the Netgear Orbi RK53, the Linksys Velop and the TP-Link Deco systems in some detail but I'm very happy with the Zyxel. It's giving complete coverage (like 100% signal strength) over the three stories of the house with consistent and reliable bandwidth to all end points. We're even getting some pretty handy coverage outside as well. Recommended.


Great choice, these wifi net systems using back-haul are the business.....I put an Orbi system in earlier this year, great speed, no more drops when moving around the house and good coverage to my patio area outside. Couldn't be happier.

Author:  Tim13 [ Mon Jul 23, 2018 5:45 pm ]
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Spyglass wrote:
Tim13 wrote:
Bought this Zyxel wifi mesh system a couple of weeks ago...

https://www.zyxel.com/uk/en/products_se ... m-Multy-X/

Image

..its the dogs bollocks so far!

We have a pretty old, listed house and although I would have liked to have had it all cabled up with Cat6 I didnt fancy the bill, the mess or the possible damage to the property. So I had been stalking the tri-band mesh systems (avoid the older ones that are not tri-band, like BT and Google Wifi etc) on Amazon for a while; I looked at the Netgear Orbi RK53, the Linksys Velop and the TP-Link Deco systems in some detail but I'm very happy with the Zyxel. It's giving complete coverage (like 100% signal strength) over the three stories of the house with consistent and reliable bandwidth to all end points. We're even getting some pretty handy coverage outside as well. Recommended.


Great choice, these wifi net systems using back-haul are the business.....I put an Orbi system in earlier this year, great speed, no more drops when moving around the house and good coverage to my patio area outside. Couldn't be happier.


Yeah I liked the Netgear Orbi system too, it was for a long while my first choice. But I was swung in the end by the Zyxel as each AP is slightly smaller than the Netgear, but that was the only difference really.

Author:  colonel [ Mon Jul 30, 2018 1:52 pm ]
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Black out bedrooms. I'll say that life chaging sentence again. Black, out, bedrooms.

How come this seems to be sold as relatively new development? The tents I used to sleep in at scouts wouldnt let a knife through them let alone light

Author:  danny_fitz [ Mon Jul 30, 2018 2:18 pm ]
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Not one, but two of these:

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Author:  frillage [ Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:10 pm ]
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colonel wrote:
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Black out bedrooms. I'll say that life chaging sentence again. Black, out, bedrooms.

How come this seems to be sold as relatively new development? The tents I used to sleep in at scouts wouldnt let a knife through them let alone light


Your penknife didn’t help you escape from Adela?

Author:  slick [ Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:53 pm ]
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Waratah wrote:
An update from last August, in which time Pegasus has gone from this:

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To this.

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Tah, that is f**king gorgeous, what a job!!

Hoping to be out Christmas 2019 so save me a spot!

Author:  Sandstorm [ Mon Jul 30, 2018 3:57 pm ]
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danny_fitz wrote:
Not one, but two of these:

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With a pair of nipple clamps?

Author:  Boobs not Moobs [ Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:04 pm ]
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Wow bloody good job.

Author:  Boobs not Moobs [ Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:25 pm ]
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I bought another car, ended up with Corsa SE in dark sea blue. Front and rear parking sensors which is is must around here. Heated seat and steering wheel which is less of a must. 5.5k miles. So far so good but wouldn't call it nippy. Hill start assist and cruise control are handy.

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Author:  HKCJ [ Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:35 pm ]
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Nice choice Danny. Wish we’d had gone for twin battery when we were road tripping though our fridge did pretty well managing a night not plugged in.

Author:  danny_fitz [ Mon Jul 30, 2018 4:55 pm ]
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HKCJ wrote:
Nice choice Danny. Wish we’d had gone for twin battery when we were road tripping though our fridge did pretty well managing a night not plugged in.


Those two are just for the engine, my LC runs off a 24v system and needs a fair bit of grunt to start. I have a separate 'leisure' battery for the fridge and charge points that is rigged up to a split charge system.

Author:  happyhooker [ Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:06 pm ]
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danny_fitz wrote:
HKCJ wrote:
Nice choice Danny. Wish we’d had gone for twin battery when we were road tripping though our fridge did pretty well managing a night not plugged in.


Those two are just for the engine, my LC runs off a 24v system and needs a fair bit of grunt to start. I have a separate 'leisure' battery for the fridge and charge points that is rigged up to a split charge system.

A "leisure battery" eh?

Niiiiiiiiice

Author:  backrow [ Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:26 pm ]
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Boobs not Moobs wrote:
I bought another car, ended up with Corsa SE in dark sea blue. Front and rear parking sensors which is is must around here. Heated seat and steering wheel which is less of a must. 5.5k miles. So far so good but wouldn't call it nippy. Hill start assist and cruise control are handy.

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Nice colour car boobs !
Not tempted by the slightly sexier Adam ?

Author:  Boobs not Moobs [ Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:39 pm ]
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I didn't actually mean to buy it, I bid on ebay expecting to be outbid and no one did. Adam only comes with 3 doors and I needed 5. Plus it's a poor mans Fiat 500.

Author:  backrow [ Mon Jul 30, 2018 5:42 pm ]
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Boobs not Moobs wrote:
I didn't actually mean to buy it, I bid on ebay expecting to be outbid and no one did. Adam only comes with 3 doors and I needed 5. Plus it's a poor mans Fiat 500.


Ah I see. Buying a car on eBay without test driving it is braver than anything I could do tbh, how do you know you are not buying a box of problems ? (Unlikely on a low mileage car). Was it from a dealer ?

Author:  Boobs not Moobs [ Mon Jul 30, 2018 6:15 pm ]
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I'd already driven a 2015 corsa thoouugh different variant so no shocks there. The guy buys them cat s and has garages do them up. 12 month mot plus i had vauxhall near me check it out and it passed on everything. He's got v good feedback and posts pics of the damage. Cost 4k for a 2015 with 5.5k miles plus the se is the top variant besides elite. I'll pop a link up when I'm home.

https://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2015-VAUXHAL ... true&rt=nc

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/ferdie2009/m ... 7675.l2562

https://www.ebay.co.uk/sch/ferdie02_200 ... die02_2009

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