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by Ant
Wed Jun 23, 2021 3:58 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Cameras
Replies: 7
Views: 31

Cameras

One for the photographers, my wife takes alot of pictures of her corals in the marine fish tank we have, and is finding that the phone camera is just not up to the job. The pictures she takes tend to be close up shots, not sure they are macro shots, they are of the corals as a whole. And closer in s...
by Ant
Wed Jun 23, 2021 2:31 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Reel to reel
Replies: 63
Views: 6580

Re: Reel to reel

As you know, I stumbled upon an Akai 4000ds mkii rtr machine in a local charity shop, less than a week after I sold the Sony to partially fund the new milling machine. after vacillitating for 10 minutes I bought it, then as mi dads house was closest and I'd have to carry the bloody thing from the sh...
by Ant
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:53 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4754
Views: 937126

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Ritchie sambora - stranger in this town
by Ant
Tue Jun 22, 2021 5:23 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4754
Views: 937126

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Morcheeba - big calm
by Ant
Mon Jun 21, 2021 7:14 pm
Forum: Buying and Selling
Topic: Proxxon mf70 milling machine
Replies: 0
Views: 47

Proxxon mf70 milling machine

Just testing the water, great little machine that is meant for small stuff such as small model making, it will do brass, plastics, aluminium, and mild steel if you take small cuts, i made the bits for the unipivot arm with it Also spot on for pcb drilling, and can be cnc'd pretty easily Would come w...
by Ant
Sat Jun 19, 2021 7:55 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 13048
Views: 2061341

Re: Nothing In Particular

Steve liddle, aerodynamicist for aston martin f1 team is in son no 1s school giving a talk this wednesday, as part of the f1 in schools program they are running with the stem schools. pretty cool thing for him to be having, ill have to get him to ask if last years car really was a copy and paste mer...
by Ant
Sat Jun 19, 2021 6:41 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 13048
Views: 2061341

Re: Nothing In Particular

Finished working for the day so i thought id have a look at the charity shop akai Took the fascia off to get at the pots and switches, and was quite happy to find all the rubber bits in remarkably good condition. All the grease was not in a hardened state, in fact it was pretty much ok everywhere so...
by Ant
Sat Jun 19, 2021 10:36 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 13048
Views: 2061341

Re: Nothing In Particular

Those figures are rediculous for mere mortals, those buyers must be hardcore collectors
by Ant
Fri Jun 18, 2021 3:47 pm
Forum: General Vinyl
Topic: Latest vinyl 'finds'.
Replies: 497
Views: 152349

Re: Latest vinyl 'finds'.

The missus bought herself a copy of rem automatic for the people, the person had listed it as atomic for the people so it only went for 15 quid.
Arrived today and its turned out to be a 1992 first pressing :shock:
by Ant
Fri Jun 18, 2021 3:43 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 13048
Views: 2061341

Re: Nothing In Particular

The transport works fine, all does what it should but theres a load of noise. I did get a peep of music from one channel. Its going to want pulling apart and the boards and switches going over, lots of cleaning and fettling. First port of call is all the switches and go from there It also has all th...
by Ant
Fri Jun 18, 2021 2:45 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 13048
Views: 2061341

Re: Nothing In Particular

120 quid, not bad money
by Ant
Fri Jun 18, 2021 2:18 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 13048
Views: 2061341

Re: Nothing In Particular

Found an interesting thing in a charity shop this morning, an akai 4000ds mk 2 reel to reel
Only sold the sony a week ago to fund the milling machine.

Couldnt leave it there so it came home with me
by Ant
Thu Jun 17, 2021 2:02 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: what are you doing ?
Replies: 800
Views: 115673

Re: what are you doing ?

Yep he had a real nasty reaction to it, hes not allergic to anything else, doesnt even get hayfever. The only time that ive been genuinely scared by something being wrong with one of the kids
Hope the treatment goes better for you this time!
by Ant
Thu Jun 17, 2021 1:06 pm
Forum: Your Fave Artists
Topic: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?
Replies: 4754
Views: 937126

Re: What Are You Listening To Right This Minute?

Sheku kanneh-mason - inspiration
The nice - elegy
Lenni kalle taipale trio - nothing to hide
by Ant
Thu Jun 17, 2021 10:29 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: what are you doing ?
Replies: 800
Views: 115673

Re: what are you doing ?

That sounds nasty My lad brushed some with his arm about 4 years ago, there was some growing right at the bottom of the school field where someones fence backed onto it. Brushed it just before coming out of school, and by the time we got home about 15 minutes later his arm had swelled and he was sta...