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Forum: Idle Banter 16-02-19, 08:04 AM
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Posted By phi-dan
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

That's spookily close to what I'm working on at the moment, for precisely those reasons. The db devs won't go near it, the app guys are too busy, so muggins here gets to spend the next couple of...
Forum: Idle Banter 15-02-19, 10:04 PM
Replies: 3,846
Views: 271,626
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Smile of the day - What is yours?

<snigger> almost got my boss with that one after showing him F4 to toggle absolute references in Excel (he's an IT technical manager)
Forum: Idle Banter 16-01-19, 08:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 242
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Rivers of London

Recommendation seconded, these books are a great read.

Was: Red curvy S
Now: Blue FZ6 Fazer
Forum: For Sale - SV's and SV related items 14-01-19, 07:26 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By phi-dan
Re: SK1 for project / spares / repair

New year, new project?
Price dropped, or make me an offer.

Was: Red curvy S: crash bungs, double bubble screen, fenda extenda, HEL front lines, OEM belly pan
Now: Blue FZ6 Fazer
Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 06-01-19, 12:10 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 1,600
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Curvy Stator Issues. Bike cuts out

I had a similar voltage issue last year, although mine didn't cut out, it just didn't charge the battery. As in your case, battery tested okay, r/r tested okay and stator tested okay, but low AC...
Forum: Idle Banter 18-12-18, 12:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 352
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Do not cross this man...

Fortunately, the boss is in a meeting. That caused too much hilarity in the office [emoji23][emoji23][emoji106][emoji106][emoji106]

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Forum: Idle Banter 24-11-18, 04:20 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Guitar strings

More than one guitar has found it's easy into my house for that reason [emoji16] I've even been allowed to keep some of them [emoji23]

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Forum: Idle Banter 24-11-18, 03:04 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Guitar strings

Steps 1 - 3 of this guide will give you an idea of what might need tweaking. A Vernier caliper, and a set of needle files should be enough. Replacement nuts and saddles can be got cheaply if it goes...
Forum: Idle Banter 23-11-18, 09:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Guitar strings

As to string quality, I've got D'Addario lights on my Washburn slimline, and it plays as light as an electric.

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Forum: Idle Banter 23-11-18, 09:40 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 360
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Guitar strings

Low action plus extra lights should be really easy to play. Only things I can think of is to check the string height at the nut and the neck relief?

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Forum: Idle Banter 11-11-18, 08:48 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 213
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Happy Birthday maviczap

Happy birthday Maviczap

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Forum: Idle Banter 09-11-18, 09:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 431
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Happy Birthday Geodude

Have a great one Geodude

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Forum: For Sale - SV's and SV related items 04-11-18, 07:48 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By phi-dan
Re: SK1 for project / spares / repair

Anyone for a winter project?

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Forum: For Sale - SV's and SV related items 13-10-18, 12:08 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By phi-dan
SK1 for project / spares / repair

It is with a heavy heart that I must offer up for sale my SK1, but unfortunately I do not have the time or space to fix it :-(

X plate, 40k miles

I'll start with the bad bits:
The alternator...
Forum: Idle Banter 13-10-18, 11:53 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 307
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Happy Birthday ophic

Happy birthday Ophic

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Forum: Idle Banter 10-09-18, 06:34 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 310
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Happy Birthday phi-dan (*and Badger & Sally too)

Thanks guys, can always count on the org [emoji106]

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Forum: Idle Banter 29-04-18, 06:52 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 324
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Happy Birthday wideboy

Have a great one!

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Forum: Idle Banter 27-04-18, 07:25 PM
Replies: 7,148
Views: 422,133
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Yep, I'd call that f***ed [emoji26] Looks like a missing bit of alternator. https://uploads.tapatalk-cdn.com/20180427/2a2499cfb80483cc9f020cceb990c5f4.jpg

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Forum: Idle Banter 12-04-18, 06:14 PM
Replies: 7,148
Views: 422,133
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Having spent the winter waiting for dry days to replace the alternator (no indoor work space) it's finally nice enough to enjoy riding but no. Looks like the oil pump has failed now... [emoji26]
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Forum: Idle Banter 03-04-18, 11:40 AM
Replies: 7,148
Views: 422,133
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

Bank holiday weekends, rain all the way through when I wanted to be outside doing DIY, sunshine now I'm back in the office.

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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 10-02-18, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1,513
Views: 160,981
Posted By phi-dan
Re: What have you tinkered with today?

Today I finished replacing the alternator rotor (this one has whole magnets) so it now produces electricity, and replaced all the brake calipers. Yes, I could have refurbished them, but I scored some...
Forum: Idle Banter 26-01-18, 02:47 PM
Replies: 7,148
Views: 422,133
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Gripe of the day - What is yours?

People who push the button then cross the road without waiting for the lights to change, so I have to stop for an empty crossing... [emoji6]

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Forum: SV Talk, Tuning & Tweaking 21-01-18, 08:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,865
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Alternator Removal

Zombie thread alert!
Just wanted to thank the contributors to this thread, as it answered all the questions I had about rotor removal, and the offending item is now in my recycling pile.
As only...
Forum: Idle Banter 24-11-17, 11:39 PM
Replies: 154
Views: 6,130
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Electric Cars

Amazingly, Ford were working on a nuclear powered concept car (think it featured on a Jay Leno show) https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Ford_Nucleon

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Forum: Idle Banter 11-11-17, 04:22 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 993
Posted By phi-dan
Re: Happy Birthday maviczap

Have a great day Mav

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