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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Mike H » Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:07 pm

Oh this is the thing that monitors Voltage?
 
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by pre65 » Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:11 pm

Mike H wrote:
Sat Nov 16, 2019 10:07 pm
Oh this is the thing that monitors Voltage?
Yes.
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Post by jack » Mon Nov 18, 2019 3:47 pm

B&Q (diy.com) have a 20% of all power tools sale on.

I've always wanted a decent Dremel - I got a Dremel 4000 kit (loads of grinding bits and cutting discs etc.) for 50 quid - that's HALF of what Screwfix & Toolstation charge for the same thing.

They've also got discounts on most power tool accessories - typically it's a "3 for 2" where the cheapest one is free.

if you know what you're after, there's some reasonable stuff there...
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Paul Barker » Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:11 am

Is it only me that dremmel type cutting wheels have the tensile strength of a butterflies 🦋
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by jack » Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:16 am

Paul Barker wrote:
Tue Nov 19, 2019 10:11 am
Is it only me that dremmel type cutting wheels have the tensile strength of a butterflies 🦋
There are some *REALLY* tough butterflies out there :)

The 4000-series is actually pretty robust- I've been using the cutting discs to cut steel conduit and it's a world apart from what Dremels were in the past - the 4000 has a variable-speed 175W motor. Very pleased so far.
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Mike H » Tue Nov 19, 2019 4:00 pm

This is useful to know...
 
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by pre65 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:43 pm

I've got a few old coins from my Mum to research.

One looked like it was gold, research revealed it was a 1752 Austrian 1 Ducat coin.

Worth quite a lot if it wasn't a Readers Digest copy made of Zamak. :lol:

https://en.numista.com/catalogue/pieces15178.html

Next one up is a 1935 commemorative crown, face value 5/- but likely worth a bit more.
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by pre65 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:03 pm

Bit more research.

One is an 1887 double florin, only minted for a few years.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Double_florin
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Dave the bass » Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:19 pm

If you find a Triganic Pu, let me know. I'll buy it off you.
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by pre65 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:23 pm

Dave the bass wrote:
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If you find a Triganic Pu, let me know. I'll buy it off you.
I might have a Ningis somewhere. :lol:
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Dave the bass » Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:17 pm

pre65 wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:23 pm
I might have a Ningis somewhere. :lol:
:shock: you have!?

You'd certainly know about it if they were down the back of the settee.
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Mike H » Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:19 pm

pre65 wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:43 pm
Worth quite a lot if it wasn't a Readers Digest copy made of Zamak. :lol:
Hah! Image
 
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by Mike H » Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:22 pm

pre65 wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 6:43 pm
Next one up is a 1935 commemorative crown, face value 5/- but likely worth a bit more.
Ey, don't see "5/-" written much these days! :D
 
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by pre65 » Wed Nov 20, 2019 11:12 pm

Dave the bass wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 10:17 pm
pre65 wrote:
Wed Nov 20, 2019 9:23 pm
I might have a Ningis somewhere. :lol:
:shock: you have!?

You'd certainly know about it if they were down the back of the settee.
Biggest settee in the world. :wink:
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Re: Nothing In Particular

Post by ed » Thu Nov 21, 2019 8:55 am

Neal wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 3:25 pm
ed wrote:
Fri Nov 15, 2019 11:22 am
can anybody remember what the early computer game was called..that asks you to guess a 4 figure number and then tells you how many of the figures are correct and how many are in the correct location.

Sebastian said he wants to learn a bit about programming and I thought writing that might be a good starting point for a nine year old...I wanted to find an example to show him what it does.
Mastermind
back in the 1970s my memory doesn't say anything about this being difficult. I downloaded this, it's free, but crikey, I can't find anything easy about it....setting it on 4 places the best I can do is 6 moves and setting it on 5 places it's just embarrassing....

in fact, much easier to design and write the code than actually playing it...

http://www.rmsoft.sk/en/portfolio/progr ... e-winlogic
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