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by Prince of Darkness
Sat Sep 28, 2013 8:35 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Coffee machines
Replies: 43
Views: 6202

I've got a Gaggia Classic, in a different league to most domestic espresso machines. Partly, I think, because it uses the same size portafilters as the professional machines. It also helps that it doesn't have one of those "perfect crema" or similar devices fitted :wink:
by Prince of Darkness
Fri Mar 01, 2013 8:55 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Man bites dog!!!
Replies: 6
Views: 1788

Total cost to "Machina Dynamica" to buy and modify clocks, probably less than $5 each. Got to admire their nerve :wink:
by Prince of Darkness
Mon Jan 14, 2013 9:54 pm
Forum: News
Topic: Wilko Johnson :)
Replies: 12
Views: 3950

Terrible news :(
by Prince of Darkness
Thu Oct 20, 2011 11:42 am
Forum: Valves
Topic: Shuguang KT-66 Any good
Replies: 20
Views: 4070

I've been using some in my SE amp, seem good to me :) Look just like original GEC's as well.
by Prince of Darkness
Mon Aug 29, 2011 5:17 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: nuclear CS4398 digital-analog conversion heart devices
Replies: 5
Views: 3790

Reminds me of when I was looking for a single ended valve amp design, tried translating some of Triode Dick's projects from Dutch using Babelfish. Couldn't make much sense of the text, lot of talk about "failing barges" :lol:
by Prince of Darkness
Fri Aug 12, 2011 5:47 pm
Forum: Buying and Selling
Topic: Stellaphone tape recorders.
Replies: 6
Views: 3036

Dave the bass wrote:Strip 'em down, sell the Mullard ECC83's to a guitar playing 'tone freak' and then retire on the proceeds....

:)

Top advice that!

DTB
Makes a lot of sense 8) You can then fit current production versions and probably get the same price for the taperecorders as you would of :wink:
by Prince of Darkness
Wed Aug 03, 2011 11:31 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Who uses Internet Explorer ?
Replies: 19
Views: 3317

I don't see the logic in that, its just begging the question. What if the people who prefered something different had < 100 IQ. Then your statement would still be true, and IE users would have a > 100 IQ.[/quote] I think you're missing my point. I am not suggesting any connection between IQ and pref...
by Prince of Darkness
Wed Aug 03, 2011 9:43 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Who uses Internet Explorer ?
Replies: 19
Views: 3317

It's inevitable that IE users will have a lower IQ on average, as in addition to the people that prefer it, you also have all the people that use it because it was supplied and either lack the ability to change it or just can't be bothered :roll:
by Prince of Darkness
Sat Dec 25, 2010 11:22 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Seasons greetings.
Replies: 29
Views: 4653

Bah! Humbug!


Just kidding :twisted:

Merry Christmas Everyone :D
by Prince of Darkness
Mon Nov 08, 2010 10:54 am
Forum: Jokes
Topic: A little light humour
Replies: 1625
Views: 222896

Security news summary: The English are feeling the pinch in relation to recent terrorist threats, and have therefore raised their security level from "Miffed" to "Peeved". Soon, though, security levels may be raised yet again to "Irritated" or even "A Bit Cross". The English have not been "A Bit Cro...
by Prince of Darkness
Tue Oct 26, 2010 5:30 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: one not to miss
Replies: 9
Views: 2232

I want one. Phil, you have a lathe, right.....? Can't do nuffin illegal mate ! :shock: When I did metalwork at school one boy made a gun !! Caused a real problem with the powers that be. :wink: Actually, my main speciality was weapons of mass distruction. (disguised as valve amps). :roll: Shh, we'l...
by Prince of Darkness
Tue Oct 12, 2010 5:14 pm
Forum: Jokes
Topic: A little light humour
Replies: 1625
Views: 222896

An extract from Mills & Boon's latest novel.... With writing like this, there really is no need for pictures.... "We met in a secluded field, the sun almost kissing the horizon. The warm breeze was full of that earthy, musky scent, that only those fortunate to live outside the urban rat race know, a...
by Prince of Darkness
Tue Sep 28, 2010 10:21 pm
Forum: Beginners
Topic: "When components go bad..." :-)
Replies: 40
Views: 5751

Further to what Phil said, remember that with a four stroke engine, each cylinder fires once every two revolutions. :)
by Prince of Darkness
Wed Sep 22, 2010 8:11 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Don't give up the day job:
Replies: 16
Views: 3323

I've found another youtube posting of it.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=uhtgsAXmz7U

until it gets pulled as well :)
by Prince of Darkness
Tue Sep 14, 2010 1:38 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: DIY Signal Generator
Replies: 41
Views: 8873

Capricorn one?