Show us your latest purchase - Summer 2019/20

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Show us your latest purchase - Summer 2019/20

Post by Mugsy » 01 Dec 2019, 18:23

Didn't realise it's now summer when I posted this morning! Moved my morning purchase here.

Both the girlfriend and I wanted contoured pillows to sleep on...

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And got my replacement for my Lumia 950 now...

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JB Hifi have reduced their price for the Oppo Reno 2Z from $599 down to $449... 5% price beat at Officeworks = $426.55 price for Mugsy. Winning! :thumbup:

It might get cheaper before the end of the year but I'm sick of looking at phone reviews and comparison websites. Plus this gives me a month to get a case, screen protector and wait for the 128Gb microSD card I ordered to come. Well timed that microSD card purchase was.
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It'll look amazing shoved up his ass if he doesn't actually learn to play the fucking thing.
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Post by Lucifer Morningstar » 02 Dec 2019, 16:22

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Family early Christmas / birthday party.
They went down like a treat.
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Post by Disco » 02 Dec 2019, 16:47

Could have used one of those last weekend!
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Post by Nekosan » 03 Dec 2019, 00:08

Mugsy wrote:
01 Dec 2019, 18:23
I'm sick of looking at phone reviews and comparison websites.


Only benefit to working in electrical retail, i just get everything at cost price. :lol:
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Post by Mini » 03 Dec 2019, 08:40

Another RC Car. This time a full kit to build and buy the parts for.
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Along with 2 bodies for the kids RC Cars (Bodies only, going to try and fit these on the current kids RC Cars)
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All ordered as Christmas presents, hopefully they come in before then.
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Post by Disco » 05 Dec 2019, 12:31

$5 locally! Hoping to bottle my 2 brews later this week - been a pretty cheap endeavour as I've managed to buy almost everything second hand or have it given to me, assuming the beer is drinkable I'll come out ahead over the Christmas period

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Post by Otto-matic Reiffel » 05 Dec 2019, 16:40

Those cappers are awesome. Just make sure you don't set it too low unless you like shattered glass :P
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Post by Disco » 05 Dec 2019, 16:59

Otto-matic Reiffel wrote:
05 Dec 2019, 16:40
Those cappers are awesome. Just make sure you don't set it too low unless you like shattered glass :P
Yeah I've got a mix of bottles (60 longnecks for $25) that are half screw half pop top, so a hand capper didn't seem like a great idea - plus I think the idea of the gadget isn't to push the cap DOWN onto the bottle, it's to seal it around the edge of the bottle?
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Post by Sathias » 05 Dec 2019, 18:20

Hand cappers are useless, getting a stand one was the way to go. I have the same one, it works really well. Otto is right though, you need to set the height correctly, as low as you can get but still having a bit of clearance works best.
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Post by Disco » Yesterday, 12:14

Sathias wrote:
05 Dec 2019, 18:20
Hand cappers are useless, getting a stand one was the way to go. I have the same one, it works really well. Otto is right though, you need to set the height correctly, as low as you can get but still having a bit of clearance works best.
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Glad I didn't get tempted by the hand capper, bottled 56 longnecks on the weekend so they'll be reading for tasting at Xmas - I've been told to leave them for 2 weeks in darkness and then try a taste of each. I did a Lager with honey and a Pacific Ale kit, they both smell good so hopefully they're drinkable! I have a whole fridge just about dedicated to them so they'll go well over Christmas I think. I'm doing keto at the moment but will make some exceptions for the holidays and get back on the horse in Jan:

In purchase news.. bought the upgrade kit for my H2R model, holy cow.. so detailed, those springs are TINY.

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Post by Sathias » Today, 01:21

Awesome stuff dude :thumbup: If it smells good when bottling it should taste pretty good once its properly fermented, the biggest difference I found when brewing was getting the temps right... if you can pitch your yeast when the wort is around 20c you should get a pretty good result. I used to do pretty big wort boils, around 6 or 7 litres of water/malt/hops/whatever, let it cool down a bit, then add a 10l box of spring water out of the fridge before pitching (then the rest room temp water) and get the temp pretty close to 20c or so. You'll work out your method better as you go but the closer you can get to the ideal temp the better results you will get 8-)

Hopefully that makes sense as I just got home from my work xmas party and im sorta just typing whats coming to mind right now :D :D :lol:
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