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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #600 on: March 18, 2020, 09:56:52 PM »

I too managed a pack of 18 rolls from Home & Bargain this morning £3.99, safe for another two weeks.  :}
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #601 on: March 19, 2020, 09:55:12 AM »

Ocado may be a problem but Eurocarparts and DHL are ace.
All this for £40 delivered direct via Tamworth import hub.


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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #602 on: March 26, 2020, 09:33:01 AM »

Preparing for the long haul I’ve ordered a skipping rope for when the shingles have gone  O0

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #603 on: March 26, 2020, 12:06:32 PM »

Hmm. I thought "locked down" -> "shed time"


But no. Yesterday saw me painting the kitchen cupboard no-one cares about, and today I've learned there's a new oven arriving tomorrow. Which I will no doubt be fitting.  <:(


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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #604 on: March 26, 2020, 12:11:57 PM »

H all, really boring I had to buy soap on the Internet!  Arrived this morning, slightly cheaper than the supermarket and free delivery.
But it is out to the workshop after lunch.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #605 on: March 26, 2020, 12:17:16 PM »

My mum ordered what she thought were three hand cleaners- much to her shock this morning when a heavy box turned up with three packs of six hand cleaners! She hated the hoarders so much for the last few weeks and now she feels like one herself  :}  she failed to read the small print!
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #606 on: March 26, 2020, 12:22:20 PM »

My mum ordered what she thought were three hand cleaners- much to her shock this morning when a heavy box turned up with three packs of six hand cleaners! She hated the hoarders so much for the last few weeks and now she feels like one herself  :}  she failed to read the small print!

Didn't she think that they were 3 very expensive hand cleaners?
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #607 on: March 26, 2020, 12:29:03 PM »

No actually she said they were quite cheap, which was why she bought them. It completely baffled her until she looked back on Amazon and spotted the small print saying that they were three ‘packs of 6’! She’s donating the excess to the local surgery/doctors if they will have them.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #608 on: March 28, 2020, 02:08:02 AM »


  Good one 'Mum'!  :-))
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #609 on: March 28, 2020, 06:54:53 AM »

At least that is one item we don't have to buy.
One son in law is an industrial chemist and made 900 litres last week.  :embarrassed:
He will soon have to start using Ethanol (which Oz makes from sugar cane) and it is possible our E10 petrol will stop production for more important uses.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #610 on: March 31, 2020, 10:43:21 PM »

Today I bought an amazon firestick on China eBay for £9.90 I expect velly rong derivery  time but I’m not in a rush
I doubt it is fake as they are made there anyway

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #611 on: April 01, 2020, 08:19:17 AM »

  Perfect Headband With 2 LED Light Jeweler Magnifier Magnifying Glass Loupe  Perfect Headband With 2 LED Light Jeweler Magnifier Magnifying Glass Loupe( 283368291367 )

Hi all I have bought 3 of these 2 as gifts they are excellent in value. Been in use 2 years.   Currently at £12.19 inc free p&p.
The band is basic and I stick a cut up mouse mat on the inside of the band to make a softer grip.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #612 on: April 01, 2020, 02:48:41 PM »

500 ltrsheating oil £185  3 months ago £275  now thats a bargain jusl lately  getting cold here in sunny cornwall
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #613 on: April 01, 2020, 06:43:19 PM »


Tell you something, Amazon are doing a good thing out of me at the moment!   :((
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #614 on: April 01, 2020, 07:38:01 PM »

Tell you something, Amazon are doing a good thing out of me at the moment!   :((


There must be a type of glue you haven't got yet???
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #615 on: April 01, 2020, 08:40:41 PM »


'Unicorn Tears' glue ( Roket card glue )  comes Friday... or Saturday..... or Sunday....... or Monday!
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #616 on: April 01, 2020, 09:12:37 PM »

An Airfix Cutty Sark level 1 model reduced to 65p in Aldi - complete with paint, glue and a paint brush.  Going to see if I can wean No.1 grandson away from lego.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #617 on: April 01, 2020, 09:26:18 PM »

Nothing as I have been decorating my grandsons bedroom huge New York skyline Batman seen  so back to modelling tomorrow as no shops open and not sure I want anything from China plus waiting time must be many months now  not many weeks.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #618 on: April 03, 2020, 01:02:18 PM »

Boatingwise just bought TurboCAD Deluxe.

I've been using Microsoft Visio for my boat designs, used to use it at work, but it's not the best program for that and I want to produce some files for laser etching i.e. deck planking and get some 3D printing done.

Just got to learn how to use it now!

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #619 on: April 03, 2020, 02:09:07 PM »


Visio? .... How????
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #620 on: April 03, 2020, 03:43:55 PM »

Yes, usually used for diagrams and tables etc. but I've used it for producing drawings for house extensions etc. as well as for model boats. Bit labourious for that but it does produce some nice drawings.

Couple of shots off the PC - hopefully they come out alright.

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #621 on: April 10, 2020, 07:05:22 PM »

Bought and delivered this week ?

Top up of wood - balsa, ply, bass strip and spruce...

Also, marker pens and tape and a nice template...

Regards,
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #622 on: April 10, 2020, 07:07:47 PM »

Wood from SLEC.UK

Markers etc from London Graphics (with thanks to Mark T for the heads up) :-))

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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #623 on: April 10, 2020, 09:53:50 PM »

A replacement MIG welder! Our last one made some really bad sounds when it was feeding the wire through. When looking we found the tensioner was loose so we re-adjusted it and it worked for a while before it emitted a high pitch noise- the motor which drives the feed had stopped. We bought a replacement and checked it over- the plastic tension parts are metal in in this model (a big bonus) but when we started comparing we found that the motor was like comparing a 380 motor (in the old welder) to a 800 in the new! Makes welding so much better and such a clean weld too. Wish we had skipped the old one years ago!


Modelling wise I’ve purchased some references for future models and some ship’s boats from Quaycraft for the remaining ones for Invincible and all the ones for Albatross.
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Re: What have you bought this week?
« Reply #624 on: April 10, 2020, 10:35:12 PM »

A Portgarth tug and bits 'n' bobs from Cornwall Model Boats. If I'm to be locked down, it might as well be with something to keep me occupied for a few months.


In full-size boating, the towbar for the new (old) Qashqai arrives Tuesday!


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