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Photos Latest Purchases Thread: v2.0

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

  1. Krikkit

    Krikkit All glory to the hypnotoad! Super Moderator

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    5l of oil, oil filter, air filter, plugs and HT leads for the car. Also ordered a pair of axle stands, a torque wrench and a powerflex bush for a dicky engine mount.

    Getting prepped for a roadtrip down to Monza. :D
     
  2. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    An N-type female chassis mount connector with pre-soldered wire and bolts, an N-type male to rp-sma male adaptor and a mini tripod, nearly forgot that!

    Need to find an appropriate tin can now.
     
  3. The_Beast

    The_Beast I like wood ಠ_ಠ

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    That thing is sweet, I'd love to cruse down the road at a 45 degree angle
     
  4. IanW

    IanW Grumpy Old Git

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    2 new tyres before the police realise the old ones had less tread than ice skates.
    (For our overseas friends, the UK fines you up to 1000 pounds per tyre for this.)
     
  5. ChriX

    ChriX ^

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    How do you deal with sharpening? I have wanted a decent knife for ages but so worried about wrecking the blade trying to sharpen it. I'm thinking it's better to practice on the rubbish ones I have first.

    Nice choice. I was going for this exact model but then changed my mind and ended up with a 27" iMac i3 instead. :)
     
  6. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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    I haven't had either knife long enough for them to need sharpening. I've had some experience with swords and kitchen knives, so I think I can handle these if they ever need sharpening.
     
  7. Teelzebub

    Teelzebub Up yours GOD,Whats best served cold

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  8. jbloggs

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    The Beatles - Revolver...
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    Web shows
     
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  9. Fod

    Fod what is the cheesecake?

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    loads o' stuff:

    CDs:
    Yael Naim
    Klaxons, Surfing the Void (my old schoolfriend it turns out, is the drummer)
    Arcade Fire, Suburbs
    Gomez, Split the Difference
    Peter Bjorn & John, Breaking Up
    UNKLE, psyence fiction
    a Nick Drake best of.

    Blu Ray:
    Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
    Ponyo
    Cloverfield
    In the Valley of Elah

    The Girl With the Dragon Tattoo book (sigh, thought i might as well see what the fuss was about)

    and finally, some ultimate ears super.fi 5 vi headphones, reduced to a ridiculous £30.
     
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  10. null_x86

    null_x86 Thread Closer

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    $600 in textbooks and electronics kit for my next class
     
  11. stonedsurd

    stonedsurd Is a cackling Yuletide Belgian

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  12. Unicorn

    Unicorn Uniform November India

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    I use a Spyderco Sharpmaker on most of my blades, but for the ones that it won't do, I have a set of "manual" sharpening steels and a large flat stone for touching them up in the same way as Murray does in this video:



    (He straight shaves with that blade in a later video ;))
     
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  13. JaccoW

    JaccoW Overspender on keyboards

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    A new MSI 460GTX cyclone 1GB OC:
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    Fresh from Taiwan. :D
     
  14. K

    K 528491

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    Ooh nice choice too. I've currently got a 24" iMac but I desperately need a portable really so the iMac's gotta go unfortunately!

    Will be adding a faster larger HDD and also an SSD as the boot volume :D

    Optical drives eh, who needs em? Not me :)
     
  15. PureSilver

    PureSilver E-tailer Tailor

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    You using official Mac parts for that? I've heard very unpleasant stories about people who just throw in 'normal' parts; lacking Mac firmware they never live up to anything like their performance potential. It's what's holding me back from replacing my current Mac SSD with something a touch faster. Have you read up on it plenty?
     
  16. crazyg1zm0

    crazyg1zm0 Well-Known Member

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    My GF's Birthday present.

    -A 3 piece dress ensemble
    - Trainspotting book
    - Day trip to alton towers

    Tank of Diesel
    Can of monster.

    Expensive few days
     
  17. K

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    Really? I've read up a LOT and I haven't really come across any general issues whatsoever. The general consensus I've seen is that you plump for a quality drive, such as a Vertex 2 or an X-25M, you will see the benefit.

    Here's a nice thread regarding some Vertex 2 bench speeds in a 15" i7.

    http://forums.macrumors.com/showthread.php?t=908055

    Seems pretty good!
     
  18. Barracuda_00

    Barracuda_00 New Member

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    A proper mount for the new projector, 5 meters of power and hdmi cabling for roughly 100£
    and a nice screen from ikea which cost just 30£
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  19. samkiller42

    samkiller42 For i AM Cheesecake!!

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    Waitrose Essential Flute (Bread)
    Waitrose Essential Iceberg Lettuce
    Kitten (Pics to follow shortly)

    Sam
     
  20. klutch4891

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    Canon MP560 for my parents.
     

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