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  #2152854 1-Jan-2019 10:12
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Watching this video (which is pretty good) https://www.nzherald.co.nz/business/news/article.cfm?c_id=3&objectid=12184191

 

And then the advert immediately after it finished was Burger King :)


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  #2153542 3-Jan-2019 07:11
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Getting contacted by GSP Rescue asking whether I'd be interested in re-homing a 1 year old from one of the best bloodlines in NZ, where the waiting list would usually be at least 2 years for a puppy, and SWMBO saying yes we could!
Road trip to Northland this weekend...





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  #2153664 3-Jan-2019 09:57
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10am in Greytown and it is already 28 degrees



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  #2154093 3-Jan-2019 20:21
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That I bought Mighty River Power and Genesis Energy shares at IPO.





I've joined a carpenters course.  Haven't made anything yet....we've only just begun.

 

 


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  #2154103 3-Jan-2019 20:46
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Why does that make you smile? I did as well

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  #2154107 3-Jan-2019 20:53
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networkn: Why does that make you smile? I did as well

 

Because I like value for money.  They pay good dividends twice a year and are worth about 70% more now than when they first went public.





I've joined a carpenters course.  Haven't made anything yet....we've only just begun.

 

 


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  #2154243 4-Jan-2019 09:28
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In three more working days, I'll be unemployed for three weeks.





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  #2154761 5-Jan-2019 11:30
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Replacing the food etc in my Emergency Kit, and once again donating what is removed to the Salvation Army Food Bank.

 

(The canned goods etc are perfectly fine)


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  #2154803 5-Jan-2019 11:50
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floydbloke:

networkn: Why does that make you smile? I did as well


Because I like value for money.  They pay good dividends twice a year and are worth about 70% more now than when they first went public.



Correct - same goes for Meridian.




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  #2154821 5-Jan-2019 12:30
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That's cool donating the food. We've usually been like, beans are back on the menu again boys!

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  #2154840 5-Jan-2019 13:05
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paulchinnz: That's cool donating the food. We've usually been like, beans are back on the menu again boys!

 

Yeah - know what you mean.

 

We have Spaghetti, Baked Beans, Bean Salad, Peaches, Apricots, Fruit Salad, Rice, Tea Bags, Coffee, Milk Powder etc

 

Have 3 Large Wheelie Bins for my Emergency Kit.

 

1 x Food / Water

 

1 x Cooking Equipment / First Aid / Torches / Batteries / Inverter / etc

 

1 x Repair / Shelter (Tarpaulins / Rope / Hammer / Nails / Saw / Masks etc)

 

Plus have Generator (Run regularly)/ Pumps etc in Those "back of ute" type Tuff Boxes. (Yes I have fuel!)

 

2500l of Rainwater. (Have purification tablets)

 

BBQ + Spare FULL gas cylinders.

 

etc.

 

(All BEFORE our Chch earthquakes!)

 

(And YES - some items were used by friends in the Chch earthquakes = in fact the generator was replaced after! - it was needed in New Brighton for a month!)


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  #2155988 7-Jan-2019 21:03
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Discovering a new musician.

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  #2156596 8-Jan-2019 17:53
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Geektastic: 
Road trip to Northland this weekend...

 

Photos!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

A mate of mine, who happens to be a fricking genius, built his own multiscale 7 string guitar, and now he's building me a 6 string.

 

Walnut, Wenge, Blackwood, American Maple.......

 

Here's a tease... 

 

Body

 

 

Neck

 

 

 

 

 

Ebony fretboard

 

 

 

 

cc @dratsab


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  #2156606 8-Jan-2019 18:21
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blakamin: A mate of mine, who happens to be a fricking genius, built his own multiscale 7 string guitar, and now he's building me a 6 string.

Woah - that's a creation of beauty already!

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  #2156612 8-Jan-2019 18:32
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Dratsab:
blakamin: A mate of mine, who happens to be a fricking genius, built his own multiscale 7 string guitar, and now he's building me a 6 string.

Woah - that's a creation of beauty already!

 

And then there's the bit where I tell you all it's costing me is the hardware.... laughing

 

 

 

Seymour Duncan Invaders, fixed bridge, string thru body...

 

 

 

This is his multi-scale before he fretted it. 

 


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