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Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 24-03-15, 11:57 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,330
Posted By tigersaw
Re: Torque Wrenches again

I bought a STW300 some years ago. Didn’t find the digital feature an advantage and went back to a normal 'click' one.
Think its at the back of a drawer somewhere now.
Forum: Idle Banter 22-03-15, 11:29 PM
Replies: 484
Views: 48,496
Posted By tigersaw
Re: Top Gear is back

Grr, hate the red arrows, always phoning up around Bournemouth air show time demanding more air space than allocated, changing their mind at the last minute, getting in the way of commercial aviation...
Forum: Idle Banter 04-01-15, 03:08 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,586
Posted By tigersaw
Re: Mobiles

I've had a Lumia for almost a year and still love it.
Hardly any apps but the usual suspects, but that's fine by me. Battery life is good, (and by that I mean a week if batt saver is on and light...
Forum: Idle Banter 07-10-14, 11:43 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,516
Posted By tigersaw
Re: WTF where they thinking?

As an owner I'd disagree about the gutless petrol engine, its better than the diesel (see the specs + I'd tried them both).
Fuel consumption is poor, but as someone who only does 4k miles PA that...
Forum: Idle Banter 07-10-14, 09:36 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,516
Posted By tigersaw
Re: WTF where they thinking?

It scored badly for running people over.
Everything else was fine.
Forum: Idle Banter 07-10-14, 08:57 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 3,516
Posted By tigersaw
Re: WTF where they thinking?

Good car...
I have had an Access for over a year. Lugs stuff around no problem, was great fun in the floods last feb with its 30+cm wading height, not had a problem with it.
Forum: Idle Banter 11-09-14, 10:03 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 3,788
Posted By tigersaw
Re: Wind farms

They stuff up my radar
Forum: Idle Banter 17-08-14, 10:38 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,451
Posted By tigersaw
Re: Nostalgic 'moments'

How come? I bought one in 82 (not the silly turbo though) and loved it
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 31-07-14, 07:30 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By tigersaw
Re: Easiest electrical fix and LED headlights?

two ideas - 1: pack them with ACF50 grease. Have dowen that on my trail bike electrics and that has been *underwater* several times with no electrical issues.
2: self amalgamating tape rather than...
Forum: Idle Banter 24-07-14, 07:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 880
Posted By tigersaw
Re: Ebay information

Happened to me just recently on an antique radiogram.
I was bidding 50, then suddenly it was closed because the item was no longer available.
I emailed the seller, asking why my max bid of 600...
Forum: Idle Banter 22-07-14, 08:04 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By tigersaw
Re: OMO Linux install

[QUOTE=timwilky;2969511]Why are you doing the course?

QUOTE]

For fun, it was free enrolement.
Forum: Idle Banter 21-07-14, 09:10 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By tigersaw
Re: OMO Linux install

As its a course not self tuition I'll stay with something mainstream and recommended for now.
I bought a pi, didn't get on with it but introduced me to arduino from which I've made several projects.
Forum: Idle Banter 21-07-14, 09:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By tigersaw
Re: OMO Linux install

Thank you - Guess you do that by telling the bios to boot off the USB first?

edit - not to fussed about desktop, as this is a course I think its more nuts and bolts
Forum: Idle Banter 21-07-14, 08:17 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 847
Posted By tigersaw
OMO Linux install

I'm about to start a Linux course with the Linux foundation.
Picking up a cheapy win 8.1 laptop this week to use, as I don't want to mess up my home PC.
The suggested distributions are Fedora,...
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 18-07-14, 12:11 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,242
Posted By tigersaw
Re: Operation: Commute

Twin exhaust full system mmmmm
Forum: Bikes - Talk & Issues 17-07-14, 10:14 PM
Replies: 72
Views: 12,242
Posted By tigersaw
Re: Operation: Commute

That indicator thing is right, for USA the front indicators illuminate for 'position' but not the rear ones. Same on my USA imported Serow
Forum: Idle Banter 04-07-14, 06:07 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 416
Posted By tigersaw
Re: Smart phone accessible security cameras .. advice

Tenvis JPT3815W should do the trick.
Apps for replay on phone called tenvis sight.

http://www.amazon.co.uk/gp/product/B006GLAUWU/ref=oh_details_o05_s00_i00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

You can remotely view...
Forum: Idle Banter 26-06-14, 06:31 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By tigersaw
Re: OMO Recommend me a handheld GPS

compass works too, but its a gps compass so you need to be moving. Good for guiding you to the cache though.
Forum: Idle Banter 25-06-14, 11:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,491
Posted By tigersaw
Re: Bikers drop girls off at prom, and make some noise.

Is that a bit like the end of term disco we had in the 70's?
Forum: Idle Banter 25-06-14, 08:07 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By tigersaw
Re: Phone Hacking Verdicts - wtf?!

hacking requires some skill. Accessing a phone mailbox with default password is childs play. Jury's are led to believe its a real deep spying issue.
Forum: Idle Banter 25-06-14, 07:07 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By tigersaw
Re: OMO Recommend me a handheld GPS

No, its very functional, I think they have got it about right.
Forum: Idle Banter 25-06-14, 06:13 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 936
Posted By tigersaw
Re: Phone Hacking Verdicts - wtf?!

I wish they would stop calling it phone hacking like it something reserved for the wizards at MI5. Its just listening to peoples voice mailbox which has been known about and done by schoolkids for...
Forum: Idle Banter 24-06-14, 09:32 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 1,284
Posted By tigersaw
Forum: Idle Banter 24-06-14, 06:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 654
Posted By tigersaw
Re: OMO Recommend me a handheld GPS

I've been using the Etrex 20 for geocaching for a year and its superb.
Interfaces with geocaching.com directly, 2xAA batts last ages. Beeps as you get close, holds all the cache data text etc. MUch...
Forum: Idle Banter 21-06-14, 11:17 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 3,633
Posted By tigersaw
Re: Solar panels

That sounds better than expected :o
so break even in what - 8-10 years?
How long from then is the tariff guaranteed? Is it RPI or CPI?
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