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by jack
Thu Feb 01, 2024 4:24 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Another "Not about HiFi" project... (but about sound)
Replies: 18
Views: 13490

Re: Another "Not about HiFi" project... (but about sound)

No... but now second on the todo list...
by jack
Wed Jan 31, 2024 7:04 pm
Forum: Everyones Projects
Topic: Pass Sony VFET Project
Replies: 21
Views: 4332

Re: Pass Sony VFET Project

Grim McGrimness...
by jack
Wed Jan 31, 2024 7:00 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Audiojumble 03/03/24
Replies: 36
Views: 10209

Re: Audiojumble 03/03/24

Happy to sell stuff for other members here if wanted...
by jack
Tue Jan 30, 2024 10:02 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: General health matters.
Replies: 794
Views: 213688

Re: General health matters.

Hope it goes well... I had one of those tattoos too..

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by jack
Mon Jan 29, 2024 4:25 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: General health matters.
Replies: 794
Views: 213688

Re: General health matters.

pre65 wrote: Mon Jan 29, 2024 4:21 pm Playing a musical instrument good for brain health in later life.

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/health-68105868
Phil, you need to learn something else - I don't think they meant the pink oboe...

Photo for reference purposes only...

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by jack
Sun Jan 28, 2024 6:14 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: what are you doing ?
Replies: 1308
Views: 485065

Re: what are you doing ?

Today I are mostly making pork, Bramley apple (from the garden) and apricot sausages...

3kg of piggy goodness...

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by jack
Thu Jan 25, 2024 10:03 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 16520
Views: 4898702

Re: Nothing In Particular

Direct line and Churchill are insurers , indeed they are no h owned by direct line parent company . Not quite. The actual underlying insurer is United Kingdom Insurance Limited which, whilst part of the same group, is a different company. i.e. they are really just sales outlets for United Kingdom I...
by jack
Thu Jan 25, 2024 9:04 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 16520
Views: 4898702

Re: Nothing In Particular

The key thing is that most of these companies are BROKERS and NOT insurers - they shop around for the cheapest insurance they can get and charge a fee for that. The actual insurance is laid off to a third party like Swiss RE or Trinity etc. So, at the end of the day you can go to different brokers a...
by jack
Wed Jan 24, 2024 2:35 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 16520
Views: 4898702

Re: Nothing In Particular

andrew Ivimey wrote: Mon Jan 22, 2024 9:28 pm More than 'interesting' it's RELEVANT.
Why are you SHOUTING? Do you have a hearing issue :)
by jack
Mon Jan 22, 2024 9:18 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 16520
Views: 4898702

Re: Nothing In Particular

andrew Ivimey wrote: Mon Jan 22, 2024 8:34 pm YES IT BOODY WELL IS.
https://www.alzheimers.org.uk/about-dem ... aring-loss

Interesting...
by jack
Mon Jan 22, 2024 8:42 pm
Forum: Solid State
Topic: testing
Replies: 26
Views: 10488

Re: testing

andrew Ivimey wrote: Mon Jan 22, 2024 8:36 pm Oh dear, I've scrolled back and can't find 'REW' - What is?
https://www.roomeqwizard.com/
by jack
Mon Jan 22, 2024 6:06 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 16520
Views: 4898702

Re: Nothing In Particular

Speaker cable thoughts from Mark Hennessy , 20-odd years as Engineering Lecturer at BBC Academy, Wood Norton... https://golbornevintageradio.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?tid=9022&pid=98758#pid98758 What's the panel's opinion? I should say that I know Mark (a bit) and he is the owner of that forum...
by jack
Mon Jan 22, 2024 5:19 pm
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 16520
Views: 4898702

Re: Nothing In Particular

Speaker cable thoughts from Mark Hennessy , 20-odd years as Engineering Lecturer at BBC Academy, Wood Norton... https://golbornevintageradio.co.uk/forum/showthread.php?tid=9022&pid=98758#pid98758 What's the panel's opinion? I should say that I know Mark (a bit) and he is the owner of that forum ...
by jack
Sun Jan 21, 2024 11:16 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 16520
Views: 4898702

Re: Nothing In Particular

Very interesting. I didn't know that history. Ronald Dekker, he of uTracer fame, is a Senior Researcher at Philips and a Professor at TU Delft. Using his access to Philips' archives, he has put together a great page on the EF50 aka CV1091 (SWIDT) which is also referenced on the Wikipedia page: http...
by jack
Sun Jan 21, 2024 10:16 am
Forum: Assorted Stuff
Topic: Nothing In Particular
Replies: 16520
Views: 4898702

Re: Nothing In Particular

Not done this for a while, however it's iconic...

https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/EF50

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