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Old 24-02-24, 10:15 PM   #11261
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Got in touch with MDS and their flippant reply was 'well they obviously don't make them like they used to' - and offered me a tenner off a replacement - but when I checked their price is the same as Halfords anyway ( and Halfords have stock which MDS do not ) - I just said they had shipped me a dodgy battery covered with acid once and I was not willing to trust them again... Funny that Tayna do not have stock of that Yuasa battery either, but their price once you add shipping is approaching Halfords anyway..
That's a shame. But at least we now know of another supplier that's perhaps best to avoid. Mental note made
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Old 28-02-24, 03:44 PM   #11262
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Meaco, the final chapter in my dehumidifier story. I received an email from them today saying they don't sell parts to the public (I wanted to buy a regen fan motor). So they wouldn't look at my machine because I'd stripped it to clean it and once I got off my backside and found the problem they wouldn't sell me a part. I told them they seem to have lost the "customer" aspect of customer service.


I have found a motor but it's of poorer quality than the one that was fitted (didn't think that was possible). I have it running on the bench to see if it will last for an hour (it shouldn't run that long in normal operation). The windings are already at 79C though after 30 mins.
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Old 14-03-24, 09:12 PM   #11263
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The zip on my jacket broke ... and I went onto the riding gear forum to report it on the original thread, and the thread has gone. I guess six years is a reasonable time for a jacket to last, but it feels like yesterday. Jackets are really expensive now!
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Old 17-03-24, 01:03 PM   #11264
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The zip on my jacket broke ... Jackets are really expensive now!
Zip should be replaceable by any competent repairer. (If you can find one )

And definitely cheaper than a new jacket - you're right about the cost of those!
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Old 17-03-24, 09:48 PM   #11265
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Zip should be replaceable by any competent repairer. (If you can find one )

And definitely cheaper than a new jacket - you're right about the cost of those!
I don't even know where to start with finding someone to repair a zip ... apart from youtube, which would likely end in a mess.
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Old 17-03-24, 09:52 PM   #11266
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Have a look for a shop that does alterations or leather repairs.

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Old 20-03-24, 09:54 PM   #11267
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I Dreamt I had a car crash last night. Woke up this morning with whiplash.
Seriously I woke up with a very stiff painful neck this morning. Gawd knows how that happened.

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Old 21-03-24, 08:11 AM   #11268
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Ouch!! Stay away from the car for a while John!
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Old 21-03-24, 09:37 AM   #11269
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Will do Gary. Neck much better this morning just a bit stiff.

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Old 21-03-24, 10:14 AM   #11270
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got new pillows by chance?

fell out of bed sleeping and climbed back in without wakening up.

i sometimes startle myself during a dream. so maybe you done that violently in fear of being hurt.

one of my friends had a dream of crashing his bike on the ballachulish bridge having never seen it in his life. it was not until he went across it years later that he remembered his dream.. its really strange how the mind works.
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