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Photos Latest Purchases Thread: v2.0

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

  1. edzieba

    edzieba Virtual Realist

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    Assuming it's just the recased Clarke AC7000 that it looks like: the duct attachment solution for your window SUUUUUUCKS. Be prepared to sort your own attach-to-the-window bit with a hole for a 150mm hose to attach.
     
  2. adidan

    adidan Guesswork is still work

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    Be a bit cheaper to wedge them into a tub of ice cream.
     
  3. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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    It's being shoved out of the letter box or up the chimney, I'll get something working
     
  4. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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  5. Pete J

    Pete J Employed scum

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    Is that the one that a bloke wearing nothing but Speedos set the speed record on during WW2? ~145mph IIRC.
     
  6. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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    OK, so I massively underestimated the amount of heat this thing chucks out though its exhaust vent, it's more than enough to defeat my lash up.
    Will have to do some tinkering and knock up a proper sealed exhaust for the letter box.
     
  8. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    I actaully remember seeing a bespoke letterbox exhaust on amazon (I'm in a similar position where I got a AC and am having fun with tubes!)
     
  9. Arboreal

    Arboreal Keeper of the Electric Currants

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    enter postie with seared hands! o_O
     
  10. mrlongbeard

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    Yeah, I'm seeing 101 different adaptors and venting options but nothing that wouldn't need a hacksaw taking to it.

    The wife is currently modifying the micky mouse universal window jobbie that comes with the unit to make it fit the letter box through judicious use of a hack saw and a tube of high temp silicone
     
  11. Spraduke

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    Definite risk of postie / leaflet bod jamming something in it! Suggest a sign making it clear not to do so!
     
  12. liratheal

    liratheal Sharing is Caring

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    I dunno. Set up a camera and record people getting letters/newspapers blown back into their face/fired across the garden. Could be fun
     
  13. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    Don't think so? You must mean Burt Munro's Indian at Bonneville?
     
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  14. ElThomsono

    ElThomsono Well-Known Member

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    We need to get hold of the address and all mail him uncooked popcorn.
     
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  15. mrlongbeard

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    Already thought of, it'll only be connected after I've had my morning perv at the post lady, no one else posts anything though our door, no spam, flyers etc.

    And in the unlikely event they do I sit next to the front door looking down the drive, so job jobbed.
     
  16. Bloody_Pete

    Bloody_Pete Technophile

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    Plus the massive amount of hot air will be a massive give away :p This one shows it being used with a letterbox :)
     
  17. perplekks45

    perplekks45 LIKE AN ANIMAL!

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    Watchman for your own house. What a convenient job. Well done! :thumb:
     
  18. mrlongbeard

    mrlongbeard Well-Known Member

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    Too big.
    Anyhow it's sorted now, no leaks, quick disconnect for the postie;
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    It pays the bills :rock:
     
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  20. Gareth Halfacree

    Gareth Halfacree WIIGII! Staff Administrator Super Moderator Moderator

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    Aircons are one answer to DYING OF SWEAT, but there's another...

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    An Asus C202XA Chromebook, which is notable 'cos it has a spill-proof keyboard. Couple it with some rubber bungs for the ports - I've got one for everything except the DC jack, which I'll either have to ignore and hope for the best or make something myself out of earplugs or something - and a tray that goes across the tub, and I can work from the bath.

    (My original plan was to get a Panasonic ToughBook for the same reason, but you never know if the used ones have all their seals intact and the brand-new ones are crazy money - this was £179, and should be good enough for a bit of Google Docs while enjoying a cool soak!)

    EDIT: Actually, I think this particular model might charge from USB Type-C - it's basically an Arm-based tablet with pretensions, rather than the Celeron-based laptop of the C202SA and other models.
     
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