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Photos Latest Purchases Thread: v2.0

Discussion in 'General' started by RTT, 29 Oct 2007.

  1. Pete J

    Pete J RIP Teelzebub

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    HOW DO I BUY THIS??!!?!
     
  2. teacherboy

    teacherboy Part Carbon/Nylon/Bovine

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    Got lucky with the 20% off ebay and the miniscule amount of time that ebuyer price matched the rest of the country for an ADATA XPG SX8200 pro 512GB nvme drive for my hp envy 13 laptop - i paid £52.27 for the drive which as far as i can tell is cheaper than it's ever been and is likely to be for some time - currently £56.99 on amazon so am pretty chuffed, especially as it arrived next day.

    Also the laptop was new(ish) - was an ex-display in Currys marked down from £729 to £549.97 and they were offering another 20% off as well so paid £439 - well i will as i get 6 months interest free as well. Ryzen 5 2500u with vega 8 gfx and 8gb ram - had a 128gb ssd in hence the upgrade and now i have a little light gaming machine - runs deus ex human revolution, dead space and i imagine pretty much anything else as long as i'm willing to turn the eye candy down a notch or 3. Am well impressed at how much progress thin and light laptops have made since i bought one last.
     
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  3. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

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    Epic store exclusive for the next year, its out in just over 2 weeks

    also does 4 player co op as well. :D

     
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  4. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Probably get it post epic store exclusive, its crying out for some Clanner fun though.
     
  5. fix-the-spade

    fix-the-spade Well-Known Member

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    But can you play as the machine gun TeleJenner?
     
  6. legoman

    legoman breaker of things

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    Probably, more importantly

    Trashcan of doom!
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    Full list, some very very welcome additions such as the annihilator, becasue you need 4X AC10 or 4X Gauss rifles, wonder if I could make the fabled Gausszilla? 5 Gauss would ruin most peoples days

    https://www.sarna.net/wiki/MechWarrior_5:_Mercenaries
     
  7. Goatee

    Goatee Well-Known Member

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    May have spent this months lunch money*:

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    * and next months and possibly next years!
     
  8. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    Is that one of those 'impossibly small cases' that gets filled with 'exceedingly toasty (with no ventilation) hardware'...? :p
     
  9. Goatee

    Goatee Well-Known Member

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    Totally.
     
  10. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    Couple of random bits:-
    • El-cheapo LAN tester (£8.99 from Toolstation if anyone else needs one)
    • A "Drawing Tube" for bringing posters etc home safely from events.
    [​IMG] [​IMG]
     
  11. Arboreal

    Arboreal Well-Known Member

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    Mjolnir?
     
  12. Goatee

    Goatee Well-Known Member

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    Yeah, the wallet ripper!
     
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  13. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    Looks nothing like Thor's Hammer...
     
  14. Goatee

    Goatee Well-Known Member

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    However it might weigh the same at 3.6kg. That's to be expected given its got 5mm thick walls machined out of solid blocks of 6061 aluminium.
     
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  15. smc8788

    smc8788 ...at least I have chicken

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    The one thing I didn't like about my Oculus Quest was the head strap and its fit on my giant noggin, so behold...the Frankenquest!!

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    It's an expensive mod since the Vive deluxe audio strap sells for around £100 but it was worth it for the much increased comfort and sound quality, just bought a £10 set of 3D printed adapters off eBay to attach it to the Quest and it's good to go!
     
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  16. Arboreal

    Arboreal Well-Known Member

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    What's the delivery timescale for the next Gen Aluminium madness?
     
  17. The_Crapman

    The_Crapman Don't phone it's just for fun.

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    Wait what? So no bends, just billet?
     
  18. Goatee

    Goatee Well-Known Member

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    April 2020, so I expect summer.

    I think so at least for each of the pieces. They were originally planning on casting, but couldn’t get it to work. Think they are now CNCing each of the components and front / back panels.
     
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  19. Gunsmith

    Gunsmith Maximum Win

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    the wallet just turned to ash
     
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  20. Jeff Hine

    Jeff Hine Nothing special

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    ... surprised it didn't s*** itself when it saw what you were buying... o_O
     

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