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Forum: Project Logs 18th May 2015, 19:51
Replies: 14
Views: 1,260
Posted By wst
Wouldn't a blowtorch simplify the edge-dressing...

Wouldn't a blowtorch simplify the edge-dressing process on those cut edges to smooth them down easily? Not sure how acrylic behaves under heat but when I was working on polycarbonate (for supermarket...
Forum: General 16th May 2015, 19:32
Replies: 49
Views: 1,460
Posted By wst
Too bloody right. I met my Ms. on okcupid and we...

Too bloody right. I met my Ms. on okcupid and we have left our profiles up (doing the ol' ethical non-monogamy hippy thing) and sometimes we look at what's going on with each other's profiles...
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Forum: Gaming 15th May 2015, 22:31
Replies: 1,030
Views: 69,738
Posted By wst
Getting into the base is incredibly easy with the...

Getting into the base is incredibly easy with the Duke o' Death I've found! When stealing the cargobob from there in SP I just drove that thing right in, easy as pie.
Forum: Gaming 5th May 2015, 23:13
Replies: 18
STEAM DiRT Rally
Views: 714
Posted By wst
I had some fun going through replays with...

I had some fun going through replays with everything turned up.

It's... not an ugly game! (http://imgur.com/a/6h076#0)

I realised that the wipers go the wrong way on the Lancia, if you look at...
Forum: General 5th May 2015, 23:06
Replies: 28,445
Views: 3,347,340
Posted By wst
Scan. I hunted around a bit and nowhere else...

Scan. I hunted around a bit and nowhere else could touch 'em for this card. That's how I justified the budget creep to myself :thumb:
Forum: General 5th May 2015, 20:23
Replies: 28,445
Views: 3,347,340
Posted By wst
After some budget creep (you may remember I was...

After some budget creep (you may remember I was looking at 170-180 range for graphics cards) I ended up with... a 4GB Asus AMD R9 290X DirectCU II (mouthful!) which is about a foot long and a hair...
Forum: Hardware 4th May 2015, 19:40
Replies: 88
Views: 2,206
Posted By wst
AMD Athlon 64 (K8) single core - first...

AMD Athlon 64 (K8) single core - first consumer-grade x86_64 CPU. Or maybe an X2 - I think it was the first multi-core consumer grade CPU?

Or a PowerPC 970, which was the first consumer grade 64...
Forum: Hardware 4th May 2015, 17:19
Replies: 8
Cooling Antec UFO Fans!
Views: 415
Posted By wst
If the performance is as good as the looks, then...

If the performance is as good as the looks, then you will get plenty of Antec UFO fan fans!

One thing though - the photos seem to be showing a slight "swastika" effect, especially this one...
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Forum: Gaming 3rd May 2015, 12:02
Replies: 18
STEAM DiRT Rally
Views: 714
Posted By wst
It runs far better than it should on my 1GB HD...

It runs far better than it should on my 1GB HD 6870. I even managed one stage in "Ultra" settings at 1080p with only minor detrimental side effects of 30fps... I have it in "Medium" though to get a...
Forum: Gaming 30th Apr 2015, 22:02
Replies: 1,030
Views: 69,738
Posted By wst
There's a cashpoint in the club Dragunov, at...

There's a cashpoint in the club Dragunov, at least from my memory in SP.

The bug in money is because the number is stored as an 32 bit integer and 2.147 billion is the highest number available. If...
Forum: Hardware 20th Apr 2015, 22:23
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By wst
Phew, the old dog might have some life in it yet...

Phew, the old dog might have some life in it yet then terrorbyt! I've got a Thermaltake Frio so if I run into small bottleneck issues I should be able to OC around it I suspect, heh.
Forum: Hardware 20th Apr 2015, 21:13
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By wst
I'm ok with second hand, but I am woefully crap...

I'm ok with second hand, but I am woefully crap at knowing how people transfer money to each other on private purchases online! Bit of a luddite in that regard (could manage it though I expect!)....
Forum: Hardware 20th Apr 2015, 19:51
Replies: 10
Views: 366
Posted By wst
Time to upgrade for ~170

Built my PC er... a few years ago. Anyway, with the advent of GTAV, my 1GB AMD HD 6870 isn't cutting the mustard. The "Normal" shadows look crap, and it runs out of memory far below 1080p (if I want...
Forum: General 5th Mar 2013, 23:03
Replies: 28,445
Views: 3,347,340
Posted By wst
Yamaha HPH-MT120 headphones. Vast improvement...

Yamaha HPH-MT120 headphones. Vast improvement over my um... uh... "pro basic" branded previous set. I mean, were they even trying?

90 from a brick and mortar.

Currently 'testing' them with a...
Forum: Hardware 3rd Mar 2013, 14:45
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By wst
I'm kind of locked to the stuff the physical shop...

I'm kind of locked to the stuff the physical shop stocks, unfortunately - I've had some uncomfortable headphones before and that was all because I didn't (couldn't!) try them on. This does reduce me...
Forum: Hardware 3rd Mar 2013, 12:39
Replies: 8
Views: 703
Posted By wst
Headphones - advice needed!

Basically, I've tried both Sennheiser HD419 (45 - brick and mortar shop) and Yamaha HPH-MT120 (90 - brick and mortar shop )headphones. Now... basically, are the Yamaha's 45 better, both in audio...
Forum: Gaming 29th Jan 2013, 12:11
Replies: 84
Windows Tribes: Ascend
Views: 8,626
Posted By wst
Bought the blinksfusor with XP yesterday... wish...

Bought the blinksfusor with XP yesterday... wish I'd done so before. I find it much easier than the Dueling Spin or the bolt launcher... pulled off more MA's yesterday than I had in months, including...
Forum: Gaming 27th Jan 2013, 12:01
Replies: 663
Views: 84,630
Posted By wst
I wasn't there (not playing atm, got to try again...

I wasn't there (not playing atm, got to try again one day)...

But this was the scene in Asakai system last night...

http://i.imgur.com/5mDPPUI.jpg

Apparently a Titan pilot pressed the wrong...
Forum: Gaming 26th Jan 2013, 18:08
Replies: 84
Windows Tribes: Ascend
Views: 8,626
Posted By wst
Tried AMS 52 or 54 today. Total lack of cohesion...

Tried AMS 52 or 54 today. Total lack of cohesion in the teams. No-one spotting cappers, no one VFFing or anything. Got fed up after 10 minutes, muted one whiny player (p3ndul4), and left.
Forum: Gaming 19th Jan 2013, 17:29
Replies: 84
Windows Tribes: Ascend
Views: 8,626
Posted By wst
For some reason today one of the teams I was on...

For some reason today one of the teams I was on (pubbing) decided to go completely onto flag D when we were 3-1 down on Katabatic. Eventually I got fed up and did the capping myself with some awful...
Forum: Gaming 4th Jan 2013, 00:41
Replies: 84
Windows Tribes: Ascend
Views: 8,626
Posted By wst
AMS52 and 54 were empty this evening so I went...

AMS52 and 54 were empty this evening so I went into a packed 7-20 large map server... I broke level 20 earlier in the day... first time I've been all over the scoreboard at the end. Shocking play in...
Forum: Gaming 30th Dec 2012, 16:52
Replies: 84
Windows Tribes: Ascend
Views: 8,626
Posted By wst
I dabble in CTF and CTF Blitz but I'm...

I dabble in CTF and CTF Blitz but I'm currently... crap.
Forum: General 24th Dec 2012, 01:15
Replies: 28,445
Views: 3,347,340
Posted By wst
Apart from consumables (beer and food), a Samsung...

Apart from consumables (beer and food), a Samsung UE40EH5000 TV for my Dad. It's an early Christmas present - no way I could have hidden that thing, and he'd probably have had an aneurysm watching me...
Forum: Gaming 23rd Dec 2012, 23:36
Replies: 518
Windows Anno 2070
Views: 100,301
Posted By wst
This is on a Steam sale! I'm currently in the...

This is on a Steam sale! I'm currently in the process of pulling the trigger on it... but steam keeps Error 118-ing on me as I get closer to the bit where they get my money...
Forum: Gaming 23rd Dec 2012, 23:35
Replies: 1,890
Windows Arma 2: DayZ
Views: 185,212
Posted By wst
Been watching the odd DayZ thing again...

Been watching the odd DayZ thing again recently... I need to get back into this with the SOBs at some point... now to decipher the upgrade/installation process again...
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