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  1. Calliers

    Calliers Administrator Staff Member

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    Congratulations.
     
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    Liqourice Well-Known Member

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    Well, finally got back to working. Got a new job this summer but didn't get to work for more than a week until I did a health check and they found my blood sugar was way to high. So, I've worked hard with food and excersise for a month and finally everything is back to normal and I can work again.
     
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    Good for you. Health is always more important than wealth. Wealth is important too though.
     
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    Tyrsonswood HH's curmudgeon

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    I wouldn't know.. on either account.
     
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    Tyrsonswood HH's curmudgeon

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    So, anyways...

    I can't verify this in any way but I just read on a tractor forum that I'm on.... Oldbuzzard passed away
     
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    Calliers Administrator Staff Member

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    That's terrible news. :(

    My condolences.
     
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    IvanV HH Assassin Guild Member

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    That's sad news. He passed through my mind not long ago.
     
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    I give you the Daga Stroke. Only in Japan I tell you, only in Japan.

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    Cow_160483 HH's only cow moooooo...

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    Man that sucks
     
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    MIG-31 Old time Member.. Staff Member

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    For the last two weeks I have a Error message coming up on my dashboard that the Low Beam on my volvo is not working, Swapped the bulb.. and everything were ok for three days (Give or take) and then the same message popped up again..

    All connections were fine including the H7 Bulb.. Once the bulb were removed and replaced all were fine.. Until this morning the same error came up..

    This time the connectors surrounding were bubbled up.. Not to sure on the cause apart from the connecter is a little loose from the years.

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    I know the headlight is internally wired so to get hold of a H Block connecter from a identical headlight would not be possible, a replacement from a breakers yard would be £100 + VAT..

    So the best option were to give this a try.. at the cost of £2.

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    all soldered and heat shrink into place.. All works but a week or so driving will be in order.
     
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    Hope that fixes the problem @MIG-31.

    This is a really beautiful concept if I ever did see one.

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    MIG-31 Old time Member.. Staff Member

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    I posted this yesterday, And it were another post that had vanished ;)

    The same concept car, the wheel in motion.

     
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    Someday.
     
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    IvanV HH Assassin Guild Member

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    So... My tablet (Lenovo Tab 4 8) slid out of my bag and onto the concrete as I was getting out of a car tonight. Front glass shattered. :( I was looking at the compatible replacement prices on Aliexpress and I'm not sure it's worth it. $40-$50 for one of the compatible parts which don't seem to be of the highest quality (a noticeable portion is DOA or not 100% working) and then a certain amount for the replacement procedure (doesn't look like something I'd do myself, too much glue to wrestle with without damaging anything), I don't know if it's worth repairing.
     
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    Sorry to hear that. :(
     
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    niceguyrichy c c c COFFEE

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    well that sucks donkey balls :(
    with tablets being essentially a niche product these days due to how the sales have bombed, it’s harder to find decent quality cheap ones like you could a couple years back as well.
    (example: despite a smashed screen, my dual boot Chuwi is still going strong. think I paid £50 new..)
    I do see the Amazon things being sold cheap 2nd hand on local ads fairly often, that a possibility?
     
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    Thanks for the advice, I'm not sure, I don't think the local second hand market is very strong. I think I'll leave it be for a while, I only returned from a vacation last week and today I bought a new set of speakers to replace my old stereo system, so I'd like to try to limit my spending for a bit, if possible. :/

    BTW, my old stereo is nearly 20 years old, the cassette decks stopped working ages ago, the CD player is on it's last legs (if it still works), the remote is long gone and if you press any control button on the main unit, 3/4 times it will activate a completely wrong function. I had it hooked to the PC and the speakers and the amp are still quite fine, but it randomly loses one or now sometimes both channels, which I used to "fix" by messing with the headphone jack, except, as of some time ago, it has become nearly impossible to make it power both speakers at once so, given its age and all the other electrical issues, I thought I'd replace it.
     
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    What speakers did you get?
     
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    Microlab Solo 6C. It's a 2.0 set of speakers with the amp built into the right one. The brand isn't very well known, but they are really good speakers for the price (100€). People say that they are about the quality of entry level studio monitors, which I wouldn't know about, but I'm definitely happy with the sound they deliver. Also, at 2x50W, they are powerful enough for starting a war with the neighbours (which I'll try to avoid, so I haven't tested them at nearly the full power).

    They look nicer than the pics shown online, although the design is quite retro, together with the red seven segment LED display showing the current volume at the bottom of one of the, otherwise serious looking, dark brown wooden boxes with black fabric speaker covers. I'll probably post some pics and more impressions tomorrow as it's really late here right now. :D
     
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