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    Yesterday, 22:49
    Even Mia seems impressed enough to shout about it Sent from my SM-G920F using Tapatalk
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    Yesterday, 21:47
    That's what I thought but they are different. I'll get on with it when I'm in the mood. I did manage to save the mega rare Toshiba arm rest and as...
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    Yesterday, 21:39
    During stripping the old 355 down 3 of the wires came away from somewhere in loom. I can't see any obvious points where they came from and the 355...
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    Yesterday, 21:35
    Thanks Oliver, it's been very enjoyable. It's bloody frustrating about the electrics, I'm not very confident working on them, if I can't sort it then...
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    Yesterday, 21:26
    The make over of the 370 is now finished and I'm very happy with it. I'm still having problems with the wiring, I thought I could use my other 370 as...
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    17-02-2018, 22:23
    Why did they give such a bag of shite to the army......oh no, wait a minute, they were cheap
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    17-02-2018, 22:19
    The plinth is actually made from some sort of composite resin. I got the plinth from Oliver ( Bigman80 ), it had some cosmetic damage so there was...
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    17-02-2018, 22:08
    James Cordon, he is so irritating and for what was done to that lovely old Merc 450SE he drives in the TV ad he deserves a slap
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    17-02-2018, 19:22
    Finally got the decals on the plinth and 5 coats of varnish over them. Assembly next and work out where the broken wires go, deep joy. Sent...
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    16-02-2018, 23:22
    Well done with this endeavour Andrew. I'm learning it's not as straight forward as you'd think doing these projects and my Toshiba jobby wasn't...
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    16-02-2018, 21:29
    If you ever need some water slide paper Grant give me a shout lol
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    16-02-2018, 21:28
    I tried that with some lacquer as suggested on you tube but the ink just smeared when I tried to move the decal. I've ordered the correct stuff which...
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    16-02-2018, 20:55
    I'm rather annoyed with me at the moment. I ordered some water slide printer paper to make the decals for the turntable, printed them off, trimmed...
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    16-02-2018, 03:17
    Ian7633 replied to a thread Another MOT Pass in Abstract Chat
    Never had an Alpha, came close to a GTV6 years ago but the seller changed his mind and decided to keep it. Just imagine driving through the south of...
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    16-02-2018, 02:49
    Ian7633 replied to a thread Another MOT Pass in Abstract Chat
    I'd love a Jensen Interceptor, pretty old and full of problems but what the hell, oh, and I'd really like a hovercraft too.....:D
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    16-02-2018, 02:33
    Ian7633 replied to a thread Another MOT Pass in Abstract Chat
    I do like big cars, mainly because of my size but also the comfort level and equipment is appealing, gotta love a gadget. My sister has recently...
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    16-02-2018, 02:02
    Ian7633 replied to a thread Another MOT Pass in Abstract Chat
    I always wanted a Jag but the driving position is all wrong for me and just generally too small for my ample physique. I think my next car will be a...
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    16-02-2018, 01:44
    Ian7633 replied to a thread Another MOT Pass in Abstract Chat
    I've had 3 E class Mercs and loved driving them, trouble was they rusted very badly. VW Passat was good, that did 390,000 miles. As I said I loved...
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    16-02-2018, 00:57
    Ian7633 replied to a thread Another MOT Pass in Abstract Chat
    Do the Prius batteries have a limited life?, being a hybrid I guess there isn't quite the work load on them that a purely battery powered car has. I...
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    16-02-2018, 00:46
    Ian7633 replied to a thread AlfaGTV's den in The Gallery
    I like that a lot Mike, it looks a very nice place to be
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    16-02-2018, 00:40
    Ian7633 replied to a thread Another MOT Pass in Abstract Chat
    It just went on and on Bev, it was only bought as a stop gap between bigger cars but I kept it for ages. I was seduced back to the German market and...
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    16-02-2018, 00:28
    Ian7633 replied to a thread Another MOT Pass in Abstract Chat
    The only Japanese car I've ever owned was an original Nissan Micra. Bearing in mind that I'm 6'2" and 24 stone it was a source of great amusement...
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    14-02-2018, 18:32
    A little preview, 5 coats of varnish applied and just waiting for the decal printer paper to arrive. Once they are done it's more varnish and then...
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    14-02-2018, 16:41
    It's nice and smooth to apply and is giving a real depth without going too shiny. A couple more coats today and then it's decal time and then more...
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    14-02-2018, 16:31
    I'm actually using Rustins quick dry satin varnish at the moment, I'm applying it with lint free cloth in thin coats. Drying time is very fast and a...
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    13-02-2018, 23:23
    I don't play these much any more, in fact they are living in their cases now. There's a Mexican Strat, Precision bass and an Ibanez active bass I...
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    13-02-2018, 12:42
    I've got a GTECH Air ram which is very good at picking up cat hairs but is limited as it's just an upright vacuum cleaner. I bought a Vax Pro Blade...
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    11-02-2018, 20:16
    Cheers Olly, really enjoying doing it. Loads of veneer left over so I'll be looking for another project later.
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    11-02-2018, 20:05
    That's the top veneered and the cut outs done. Unfortunately the control pot holes didn't take the veneer well but I've got an idea to clean them up....
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    10-02-2018, 22:30
    Quality mate :lol:
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My stuff; Toshiba SR-370/Mission 774 /Ortofon Quintet Black, Cambridge CXC CD transport/Musical Fidelity X DAC/Musical Fidelity X10v3 tube buffer, Musical Fidelity A3, Nakamichi CA-5E pre amp, Acoustic Solutions FM/DAB tuner, Mordaunt Short Signifer, Klotz MC5000/MS audio, NVA LS5

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