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    If you have a lot of time, and a diamond needle...

    If you have a lot of time, and a diamond needle file or Dremmel, you can adjust the Parnis bracelets to fit.
    About 2mm needs to be removed from the "curve" to get the spring bars lined up to fit the...
  2. Thread: PSA Tag Monaco

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    The new ones are quartz now. I have an ETA...

    The new ones are quartz now.
    I have an ETA Calibre 6 auto from 2010 which is working well, and slim enough to wear under shirt sleeves.

    The autos were around £2400 when they were end of line....
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    The case is great value for the money - I nearly...

    The case is great value for the money - I nearly pressed the button on a titanium case to use for gardening.
    I did not consider the metal bracelet because I knew the mesh would be comfy, and suit me...
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    Yes - shiny black, gold bling, and a titanium...

    Yes - shiny black, gold bling, and a titanium blue-ish rainbow colour.

    I wanted to swap between the mesh and a nato on the 22mm adapters, but the case would have been very top heavy.
    The mesh or...
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    25-year old DW6900 Gshock - to full metal

    The 25-year old plastic case cracked on my mid-1990's Gshock DW6900 - due to old age.
    I ordered a new metal case = £24 from Ali-Express, strap adapters (16mm-22mm), and a 22mm mesh from Ebay.
    Total...
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    How can it be cheaper than no fees at all from the EU? = If tax is due, then tax should be paid (import tax and income tax). Online Ebay dealers are earning a significant income and making a profit....
  7. Tax dodgers around the world will be livid. ...

    Tax dodgers around the world will be livid.

    Import duties are not new.
    I paid massive import tax on a motorbike camshaft from the USA - even the £35 dollar carriage fee was hit by the 18% import...
  8. Thread: Telescopes

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    Global lock down has increased demand, and I...

    Global lock down has increased demand, and I assume that Asian production bottle necks have reduced supply.
    Stock is nearly none existent.
    We started with a beginners 3-inch reflector set up, then...
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    My self employed tax allowance for working from...

    My self employed tax allowance for working from home (home as office) is £3 per week.
    That means I am allowed to earn £3 tax free, to pay for my electric, gas, water, building maintenance etc
    I am...
  10. Thread: Formula 1 2020

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    £60m would be cheap to block him from taking a contract at either Redbull, Ferrari, or Renault.
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    If I was with the IAM my last test would have...

    If I was with the IAM my last test would have been 22 years ago.
    I have sat 7x Rospa tests since 1998 - 3x Silver and 4x Gold grades.
    My 8th retest is due in December, Covid permitting.

    If you...
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    And yes, it is a 1-hour drive to show you can...

    And yes, it is a 1-hour drive to show you can make good progress on different types of road, while anticipating the actions of others, avoiding hazards, and absorbing the information available. With...
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    The preparation for the IAM or Rospa will be to...

    The preparation for the IAM or Rospa will be to read the Roadcraft Police drivers handbook, and to re-read the highway code.
    Local Rospa groups used to offer free driver assessments (pre-Covid). ...
  14. Thread: Precista PRS-3

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    The Broadarrow quartz PRS3 steel, and PRS4 PVD...

    The Broadarrow quartz PRS3 steel, and PRS4 PVD from 2004 were £140 new (there was also a PRS11 auto using the same case, at a slightly higher price)
    The chunkier PRS3 auto was priced as above, £340...
  15. Thread: Black IWC

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    Yes - one of six brands. But it still doesn't sit...

    Yes - one of six brands. But it still doesn't sit right with me.
    The company name is not the problem, it's the source of the design.

    A bit like buying a Fred & Rosemary West designed garden...
  16. Thread: Black IWC

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    The 2020 advertisement states
    Hamilton’s Big Pilot was a one-off piece made by IWC to reflect the ‘Black Lives Matter’ movement, which Hamilton has been a vocal supporter.

    I wonder what the IWC...
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    For a computer desk where you don't need drawers...

    For a computer desk where you don't need drawers - Make one
    Keep any offcuts for woodworking projects

    Zebrano blockwood kitchen worktops, made into a custom fitted workstation - 6m of wood at...
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    Andy - maybe they are unaware of your balanced...

    Andy - maybe they are unaware of your balanced and unbiased views on the significant problems affecting our society today.
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    Check to see if there are any travel expenses...

    Check to see if there are any travel expenses allowances available, and state that the bus & train service are unavailable at 4am in the morning when he will need to set off to court for a 9am start,...
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    The Ploprof is available from AliExpress....

    The Ploprof is available from AliExpress.
    https://www.aliexpress.com/item/1005001506194077.html?spm=a2g0s.8937460.0.0.2fad2e0eO5ugkS
    I was tempted myself
  21. Thread: Waxed Jacket

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    When the jacket was new in the mid 1980's - it...

    When the jacket was new in the mid 1980's - it definitely shed it's wax onto anything and everything.
    Bought for £45 at half price from Harry Woods motorbike shop on Westgate Road Newcastle, it was...
  22. Thread: Waxed Jacket

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    I didn't know Belstaff relaxed for free. Mine is...

    I didn't know Belstaff relaxed for free.
    Mine is due it's 2nd rewax. It's been 15-20 years since I did it last time.
    PS, the wax will rub off onto anything it touches - coats hanging up next to it,...
  23. Thread: Formula 1 2020

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    When I was seeking advice before buying a...

    When I was seeking advice before buying a motorhome, a friend said to me
    "When you arrive at your destination, you will always be at the front of the queue.
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    My oldest pair of DM steel toe capped work boots...

    My oldest pair of DM steel toe capped work boots were bought around 1986 and are on gardening duty before going in the bin due to a few minor splits in the sole.
    The second pair I own were bought in...
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    Thanks for the heads up - so the people (like me)...

    Thanks for the heads up - so the people (like me) who have him on ignore can leave him there incase he pops back up at a later date.
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