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    Because it's not actually changed every 3...

    Because it's not actually changed every 3 minutes. As the pilot chap says:

    In normal operation, less than half of the air is filtered and recirculated, the rest is fresh air drawn-in from outside...
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    Maybe so - but the fresh air supply to the flight...

    Maybe so - but the fresh air supply to the flight deck is always designed to operate separately from the supply back in steerage - with less/no recirculation.
    Make of that what you will :)
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    Yeah there was a stack of good stuff on there. I...

    Yeah there was a stack of good stuff on there. I downloaded DS26's review of the exige at one stage - still have it somewhere.

    - First impressions, its tiny, Being low squat and pointy, it has...
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    Damnit - I think I'm going to have to take up on...

    Damnit - I think I'm going to have to take up on the optional anti-Snowflake coverage on my internet user policy now.. :Oops:
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    Ah c'mon - you can even see the photographer's...

    Ah c'mon - you can even see the photographer's GT6 in the background.

    (And if that wasn't there, there'd definitely have been a standard Hollywood-issue Porsche 356 of some description parked...
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    You've pretty much articulated the scenario that...

    You've pretty much articulated the scenario that 'The Donald' warned about, and pushed for in the anti-lockdown debate in the US.
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    I'd quite confidently hazard a guess the number...

    I'd quite confidently hazard a guess the number of petrol stations in the US where you have a selection of muscle-cars driven by what looks like the BeeGees pulling up, with a bimbette then giving...
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    Haha.. some might. Not this solder-ape :)

    Haha.. some might. Not this solder-ape :)
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    Can you get gas irons with variable temperature /...

    Can you get gas irons with variable temperature / tip temp control capability ?
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    Thanks all. Points on getting the right...

    Thanks all.

    Points on getting the right ancillaries in terms of flux/cleaning mats/alcohol noted. I think one of the other problems I have is that I've been trying to use a cheap 30W(?) iron with...
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    Recommend me a decent soldering iron/kit ?

    Not sure if this has come up before, (or indeed if I asked before) but thought I'd ask to see what the current (aye..) recommendations are.

    I hate soldering - am crap at it. The poxy cheapo 15W...
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    Sounds a bit ridiculous all right. 50 acres ffs -...

    Sounds a bit ridiculous all right. 50 acres ffs - we were out for a couple of treks round the local course during the shutdown, and the four of us on mountain-bikes were able to keep well away from...
  13. Yup - the Me2 tax. Levied when anything serious...

    Yup - the Me2 tax. Levied when anything serious lands on the driveway, no right of appeal.
    On that Ferrari it's probably going to work out about the level of new kitchen. :)
  14. :shock: I commend and admire your logic man -...

    :shock:

    I commend and admire your logic man - albeit perhaps not your understanding of women and wit :)
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    Was looking for contact info one too - but gave...

    Was looking for contact info one too - but gave up. Call centres are in a state of carnage these days.

    I had flights booked to Gatwick with Ryanair and then on to Morocco with EasyJet. Ryanair...
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    Great gear. Can handle everything it comes across...

    Great gear. Can handle everything it comes across except torque-wrenches and fkn dogs :)
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    Thanks T17. It did cross my mind that the band...

    Thanks T17. It did cross my mind that the band was crooked or bent leading to the bolt shearing, but hadn't considered fatigue. Good point!



    :mrgreen:

    Far queue mite - far queue :)
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    Campag - front derailleur adjustment

    Got a little fed up with the difficulty getting the front shifter to move the chain easily onto the big ring this morning.
    Did the research, and decided to follow the advice of somebody who knows...
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    :) I don't really drink the stuff much - the...

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    I don't really drink the stuff much - the days of trying to down a gallon of beer to keep up with 'the lads' and having to run to the jacks every 15 minutes are gone thankfully. Does beer taste...
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    If it's 'ok' when its cold and sh1te when it's...

    If it's 'ok' when its cold and sh1te when it's warm, its invariably because it is actually sh1te - you just can't taste things properly at such low temperatures :)

    Chilling beer has long been a...
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    Alcohol-free beer ?? ffs c'mon man - you're...

    Alcohol-free beer ??
    ffs c'mon man - you're never going to win any V12 Ferraris online with that..
  22. ^ Keeper.

    ^ Keeper.
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    Not bad at all that :) Have run out of new...

    Not bad at all that :) Have run out of new material at home so currently re-reading:

    The Logic of Life by Tim Harford (he of the Undercover Economist fame)
    - Why most drug dealers live at home...
  24. That's a score Stig - delighted for you :) ...

    That's a score Stig - delighted for you :)



    I could be wrong on this, but I think the recommendation is more like 2 metres on that front..
  25. Buys quad. Gets it stuck in bog - so goes online...

    Buys quad. Gets it stuck in bog - so goes online and buys an 'interesting' Ferrari.
    If you're going to go stir-crazy, you might as well do it in style :)
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