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Forum: General 18th Aug 2014, 11:37
Replies: 44
Views: 5,236
Posted By Hiren
No I have the opposite problem, I was (still am)...

No I have the opposite problem, I was (still am) very skinny. 2 years ago I went from 60kg (at 6 ft tall) to 70.5kg in about 10months (lots of eating and lifting heavy).

Unfortunately I got ill...
Forum: General 7th Aug 2014, 18:01
Replies: 4,818
Views: 708,802
Posted By Hiren
I went to one of the workshops. My knowledge of...

I went to one of the workshops. My knowledge of how to use bamboo is less than my limited knowledge of bikes.

Ian and James who run the workshop are ace though.
Forum: General 7th Aug 2014, 14:27
Replies: 4,818
Views: 708,802
Posted By Hiren
Yeah it's a bit on the heavy side, probably...

Yeah it's a bit on the heavy side, probably because I picked out disc brakes, hub gearing and a overkill front fork. Apart from that it rides really well.

Do get the occasional odd look, but I...
Forum: General 6th Aug 2014, 17:01
Replies: 4,818
Views: 708,802
Posted By Hiren
Thought it was about time to contribute to this...

Thought it was about time to contribute to this thread. Built a bamboo 3 speed commuter (my first and only bike in years) to get me to work and back.

http://i.imgur.com/Ciuf02c.jpg?1
Forum: Serious 11th Jul 2014, 12:09
Replies: 207
Views: 37,644
Posted By Hiren
I make mid 40k between all my sources of income...

I make mid 40k between all my sources of income (day job + contracting + occasional bits in family business).

Really under performed to be honest, I've been in this industry for 7 years and by...
Forum: Hardware 9th Jul 2014, 13:55
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Hiren
@ Parge - Thanks for the build advice looks good....

@ Parge - Thanks for the build advice looks good. Should have mentioned I already had hods.

I see you've recommended a AMD CPU / GPU. What's going on with the Intel / AMD / Nvidia side of things...
Forum: Hardware 9th Jul 2014, 11:58
Replies: 7
Views: 593
Posted By Hiren
ITX Build Advice (1st build in years!)

Hey folks,

Massively fallen out of the hardware loop in the last 5 years or so since switching to the Apple side. Looking to get my hands dirty and get caught up with the hardware again.
...
Forum: General 20th Jun 2014, 16:09
Replies: 477
Education Pens
Views: 125,586
Posted By Hiren
Thought I'd revive this thread with my latest...

Thought I'd revive this thread with my latest acquisition. Lamy 2000

http://i.imgur.com/D4mE3mQ.jpg
Forum: General 30th May 2014, 13:29
Replies: 36
Views: 4,110
Posted By Hiren
I just recently binned most of my social media...

I just recently binned most of my social media accounts I've kept Facebook but deleted the app off my phone. The only things I do find Facebook useful for is arranging events with friends and the...
Forum: General 8th May 2014, 22:03
Replies: 477
Education Pens
Views: 125,586
Posted By Hiren
30ml each, so decent /ml imo

30ml each, so decent /ml imo
Forum: General 8th May 2014, 18:40
Replies: 477
Education Pens
Views: 125,586
Posted By Hiren
10 for the whole lot (including a free 5ml...

10 for the whole lot (including a free 5ml sample). So not too bad really.
Forum: General 8th May 2014, 12:16
Replies: 477
Education Pens
Views: 125,586
Posted By Hiren
http://i.imgur.com/C9NIvzJ.jpg?1 My Diamine...

http://i.imgur.com/C9NIvzJ.jpg?1

My Diamine Ink order arrived today!
Forum: General 8th May 2014, 12:13
Replies: 26,968
Views: 2,953,762
Posted By Hiren
http://i.imgur.com/C9NIvzJ.jpg?1 Went a bit...

http://i.imgur.com/C9NIvzJ.jpg?1

Went a bit crazy on the Diamine site. :rock:
Forum: General 2nd May 2014, 10:14
Replies: 477
Education Pens
Views: 125,586
Posted By Hiren
Picked up a TWSBI Diamond 580 EF to use as a...

Picked up a TWSBI Diamond 580 EF to use as a daily writer:

http://i.imgur.com/QHcmgVn.jpg
http://i.imgur.com/JNv4kqH.jpg
Forum: General 28th Nov 2013, 10:30
Replies: 66
Views: 6,025
Posted By Hiren
Awww I have influenced you :clap: Shame now...

Awww I have influenced you :clap:

Shame now that I have house I've started to horde again, time for a pre-christmas clear out!
Forum: General 26th Nov 2013, 11:53
Replies: 66
Views: 6,025
Posted By Hiren
I tend to float from one collection to the next...

I tend to float from one collection to the next (mostly due to boredom). In the past I have collected:

5950 caps - sold most of my collection now though only have 3-4 left
Sneakers / trainers -...
Forum: General 21st Nov 2013, 12:36
Replies: 477
Education Pens
Views: 125,586
Posted By Hiren
Ah thanks for the advice. Will give it a couple...

Ah thanks for the advice. Will give it a couple of weeks before deciding as it might just be not used to writing with a FP (been about 15 years since I last did!)
Forum: General 21st Nov 2013, 11:52
Replies: 477
Education Pens
Views: 125,586
Posted By Hiren
Problem sorted! Modded a old Zebra F301 spring to...

Problem sorted! Modded a old Zebra F301 spring to fit the Rotring :dremel: :clap:

Now my next question the FP has a nib that's a little broad for me, has anyone ever tried slimming a nib down? I'm...
Forum: General 20th Nov 2013, 08:50
Replies: 477
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Views: 125,586
Posted By Hiren
So my Rotring 600s have arrived. Got the fountain...

So my Rotring 600s have arrived. Got the fountain pen working well with a converter and picked up some Diamine Jet Black ink.

The ballpen however I'm having issues with. It looks like I'm missing...
Forum: General 13th Nov 2013, 13:51
Replies: 477
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Views: 125,586
Posted By Hiren
So I may have managed to snag myself a complete...

So I may have managed to snag myself a complete set of Rotring 600 MK1 (FP, BP and a pencil).

After doing some research it seems I will need to use a "Piston Converter". The following seems to...
Forum: General 3rd Nov 2013, 21:35
Replies: 477
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Views: 125,586
Posted By Hiren
Had a massive fail this weekend when my Lamy 2000...

Had a massive fail this weekend when my Lamy 2000 blackwood ballpen ended up in the washing machine :waah::waah:

So thinking about getting a replacement and upgrading to a Rollerball at the same...
Forum: General 8th Oct 2013, 08:35
Replies: 12
Views: 4,258
Posted By Hiren
I have a Swanview system that I picked up from...

I have a Swanview system that I picked up from Maplins for around 200 and includes nightvision recording. It works fairly well although the mobile app is terrible.
...
Forum: General 13th Sep 2013, 11:14
Replies: 26,968
Views: 2,953,762
Posted By Hiren
Yup can confirm mine washes out. But the layout...

Yup can confirm mine washes out. But the layout of my living space means it doesn't really mean it's a issue for me.
Forum: General 13th Sep 2013, 10:02
Replies: 26
Views: 3,293
Posted By Hiren
Got taken out to lunch by a friend after I...

Got taken out to lunch by a friend after I baby-sat her 3month old whilst she went to a eye appointment.

Really wasn't necessary as I'm happy to play with the kid for half hour for free.
Forum: General 9th Sep 2013, 13:40
Replies: 26,968
Views: 2,953,762
Posted By Hiren
Great choice on the TV I have the 40" version. ...

Great choice on the TV I have the 40" version.

Also congrats on house ownership! Home owning is a expensive hobbie, but so rewarding!
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