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by billshurv
Mon Jul 27, 2020 3:53 am
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: crystal ball
Replies: 11
Views: 820

Re: crystal ball

mediatechnology wrote:
Fri Jul 24, 2020 8:54 am
#6 Gold will break through it's all-time September 2011 high within the next 5 trading days...
You won that. For a bonus point, when will it crash?
by billshurv
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:12 pm
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: too cheap to fix?
Replies: 35
Views: 7202

Re: too cheap to fix?

I finally killed the Denon multichanger in the kitchen. It had stopped loading CDs. I'd fixed it once before (stripped gear and a drive belt) so thought I'd have another go. This time found a wedged mechanism in the bit that pulls the trays back and shuffles them. Loosened that off put it back toget...
by billshurv
Sun Jul 26, 2020 6:07 pm
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: got screens?
Replies: 9
Views: 528

Re: got screens?

When desk space is limited I've used 4:3 as side monitors, but I like as many monitors as possible on my computer. I've been slumming it with 2 over lockdown and miss the 3rd. For a while I used a 1600 by 1200 21" sun monitor. it was huge but the picture was superb.
by billshurv
Fri Jul 24, 2020 6:29 pm
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: crystal ball
Replies: 11
Views: 820

Re: crystal ball

#9 I will actually finish a project I started!
by billshurv
Sun Jul 12, 2020 4:44 pm
Forum: Build
Topic: Phono Transfer System Construction Information
Replies: 170
Views: 131593

Re: Phono Transfer System Construction Information

Two manic breeds crossed. Yup I can guess how that turned out :)

By end of tomorrow my brownie points balance will be very positive so I'll cash those in for time to get things up and running and start testing things.
by billshurv
Sat Jul 11, 2020 6:39 pm
Forum: Build
Topic: Phono Transfer System Construction Information
Replies: 170
Views: 131593

Re: Phono Transfer System Construction Information

Having to work from home with two under 5s has not been conducive to working on projects. Work has been particularly manic as well, which is a good thing in the grand scheme of things. If I can get the test cables I need finished final visual inspection of the soldering and I can start testing.
by billshurv
Wed Jul 01, 2020 4:15 am
Forum: Build
Topic: Phono Transfer System Construction Information
Replies: 170
Views: 131593

Re: Phono Transfer System Construction Information

There is a scary chance I will get my build running by the end of the week! Watch this space.
by billshurv
Sun May 31, 2020 5:47 pm
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: too cheap to fix?
Replies: 35
Views: 7202

Re: too cheap to fix?

Well I did a fibreglass repair on a kiddy slide today. You can't buy the plastic parts seperate from the whole thing and I suspect compared to the last slide I had from the same company 20 years ago they've cost reduced the moulding to break after a few years! For my first ever fibreglassing it actu...
by billshurv
Sun May 17, 2020 5:26 pm
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: too cheap to fix?
Replies: 35
Views: 7202

Re: too cheap to fix?

A smaller lighter LED version of what miners wear yet. Also used as extra light when cycling in the winter.
by billshurv
Sat May 09, 2020 6:14 pm
Forum: The Peabody Lounge
Topic: too cheap to fix?
Replies: 35
Views: 7202

Re: too cheap to fix?

I just keep a head torch to hand!