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  #3038879 19-Feb-2023 08:18
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Geektastic:

My Leica M10-R camera and lenses. Still made by hand in Germany. No unecessary bells and whistles (eg no 5 focus modes, 25 programmable function buttons, GPS, blah blah. Not even the ability to shoot video) just simple photographic tools of superlative quality!



I'd be frightened to take it out of the house!!

 
 
 

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  #3038899 19-Feb-2023 09:26
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Office Furniture Hire - National Genius NE8060 Microwave ...

 

My National microwave. It was a wedding present some 40 years ago. It's still in daily use.

 

 

We had one of those, 40 or so years back when microwaves were a new thing. Oh the joys (😢) of mum trying out all these snazzy new recipes such as microwave roasts and meatloafs.





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  #3038987 19-Feb-2023 11:30
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Geektastic:

My Leica M10-R camera and lenses. Still made by hand in Germany. No unecessary bells and whistles (eg no 5 focus modes, 25 programmable function buttons, GPS, blah blah. Not even the ability to shoot video) just simple photographic tools of superlative quality!



I'd be frightened to take it out of the house!!


Meh. Insurance. People usually just ask me if it’s an old vintage film camera!

The downside is I’d have to replace it with an M11 now and I like the older camera better.







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  #3039267 20-Feb-2023 09:47
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My Hongdui mitre gauge.

 

HONGDUI HD-TB01 Precision Miter Gauge 0-70 Degree Woodworking Table Saw Push Han Sale - Banggood New Zealand

 

Table saws typically come with a flimsy and inaccurate mitre gauge.  This Hongdui unit is the opposite of that it's accurate and has several useful features.  It's also a very pleasing design.  All for $250.  I also bought a telescopic fence to go with it, made by Enjoywood.  It's similarly well made, works well and good value.

 

I think I've spent more on add-ons and accessories for my table saw than the table saw actually cost!





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  #3039296 20-Feb-2023 10:12
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Our Microwave Oven. 

 

A gift from my parents when we first bought a house - somewhere around 22 years ago. 

 

Looks like this (pic stolen from interwebgoogle)

 

Still going strong today. 

 

Microwave | Microwaves | Gumtree Australia Canning Area - Queens Park |  1306538292





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  #3039321 20-Feb-2023 11:18
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Handsomedan:

 

Our Microwave Oven. 

 

A gift from my parents when we first bought a house - somewhere around 22 years ago. 

 

Looks like this (pic stolen from interwebgoogle)

 

Still going strong today. 

 

Microwave | Microwaves | Gumtree Australia Canning Area - Queens Park |  1306538292

 

 

 

 

You should get someone to check the radiation leakage on that thing. My Grandparents had a really old one, and holy mackerel when they tested it, it was terrifying. 

 

 


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  #3039324 20-Feb-2023 11:24
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networkn:

 

Handsomedan:

 

Our Microwave Oven. 

 

A gift from my parents when we first bought a house - somewhere around 22 years ago. 

 

Looks like this (pic stolen from interwebgoogle)

 

Still going strong today. 

 

Microwave | Microwaves | Gumtree Australia Canning Area - Queens Park |  1306538292

 

 

 

 

You should get someone to check the radiation leakage on that thing. My Grandparents had a really old one, and holy mackerel when they tested it, it was terrifying. 

 

 

 

 

Are you suggesting I should not have three arms and a symbiote? 





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  #3039337 20-Feb-2023 11:58
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networkn:

You should get someone to check the radiation leakage on that thing. My Grandparents had a really old one, and holy mackerel when they tested it, it was terrifying. 



They all leak slightly, did they get the new replacement tested for comparison?

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DonH:

 

Office Furniture Hire - National Genius NE8060 Microwave ...

 

My National microwave. It was a wedding present some 40 years ago. It's still in daily use.

 

 

 

 

My parents had a National TV, it worked beautifully for decades. Eventually ended up having to throw it away.


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  #3039387 20-Feb-2023 13:22
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All those buttons which I've never used...

  #3039394 20-Feb-2023 13:38
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My Wahl Super Taper hair clippers bought in 1998. I haven't paid for a hair cut in the 25yrs since. The only maintenence I've had to perform is a quick once over with the blades on a sharpening stone every ~2yrs.

 

 

 


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  #3039407 20-Feb-2023 14:04
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Senecio:

 

My Wahl Super Taper hair clippers bought in 1998. I haven't paid for a hair cut in the 25yrs since. The only maintenence I've had to perform is a quick once over with the blades on a sharpening stone every ~2yrs.

 

 

 

 

 

They were my go-to for a very long time. 

 

I did a hairdressing apprenticeship and was told in no uncertain terms that the Wahl Supertaper was the best clipper on the market and should be the first thing I buy after a comb, scissors and blowdryer. 

 

I still have them, 35+ years later





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  #3039891 21-Feb-2023 09:02
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Senecio:

 

My Wahl Super Taper hair clippers bought in 1998. I haven't paid for a hair cut in the 25yrs since. The only maintenence I've had to perform is a quick once over with the blades on a sharpening stone every ~2yrs.

 

 

When I grew up on deer farm, Wahl were the go-to when TB testing deer.  A 100mm x 100mm patch had to be shaved on each deer's neck. As you might imagine, this  a process the deer is most definitely NOT down with.So you need clippers that are fast, stay sharp and aren't too noisy.  Wahl.





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  #3039893 21-Feb-2023 09:09
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Bung:

They all leak slightly, did they get the new replacement tested for comparison?

 

Yes, the old one was 8 times higher! 


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  #3039905 21-Feb-2023 09:43
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networkn:

Bung:

They all leak slightly, did they get the new replacement tested for comparison?


Yes, the old one was 8 times higher! 



The result numbers would be more useful. The usual sky is falling warnings talk of failing rubber seals on the doors. How old would a microwave have to be for that style of door? The usual door since mid 80s has just been tight fitting with an interlock that short circuits the Rf source unless door closed. One comment was older microwave lose power so are more likely to result in food poisoning because they don't cook thoroughly.

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