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  1. Bought brand new from different sources. Fasttech...

    Bought brand new from different sources. Fasttech has a large turnaround. All rubbish. Flux is shit, never makes a shiny surface, doesn't flow properly, sticky messy shit, tried all temps.

    With...
  2. Every roll of so called 60/40 solder I purchased...

    Every roll of so called 60/40 solder I purchased from China through Ebay or Fasttech IS UTTER RUBBISH!!!
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    Tux smashing Windows, that's going on my old...

    Tux smashing Windows, that's going on my old Latitude.
    I will not bother cycling with anything else.
  4. LOL, Iodine pills. What could go wrong? ......

    LOL, Iodine pills. What could go wrong?

    ... maybe CIA planted bombs again :rolleyes:
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    Lets ask those who actually research and know a...

    Lets ask those who actually research and know a bit about this matter and maybe you should ACTUALLY READ properly about those "warnings" and how it is dealt with:
    ...
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    Yawn, they said that last year, nothing happened...

    Yawn, they said that last year, nothing happened much, at least not more than it has always been in this country.

    Just in the process of adding another 8 panels to charge my PHEV even if it is a...
  7. Last year I bought 12Kg of Kester Sn60Pb40 from...

    Last year I bought 12Kg of Kester Sn60Pb40 from the USA.
    On the rolls it states that LEAD is known to the State of California to cause cancer and reproductive harm, so it should be fine to use...
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    My main Mac: ...

    My main Mac:

    https://i.postimg.cc/JGNQ4wjW/Mac-Desktop.png

    A really old Dell Latitude I like using that I upgraded with a fast Dual Core 64 processor and 500G SSD but wait for it.... It has a...
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    Interesting features in that MX, like taking a...

    Interesting features in that MX, like taking a snapshot of your system and creating a USB live boot disk from it.

    Will test it out some time but of course the KDE version :)
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    Zorin layout looks basically like any KDE version...

    Zorin layout looks basically like any KDE version of Linux I have been using for decades.
    I always had the impression that KDE was ahead of Windows with some pretty far out desktop features, that...
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    US$145 per hand made tube. I can't even say that...

    US$145 per hand made tube. I can't even say that is expensive after seeing that video and the machinery involved.
    Also considering the size of them, I would almost say that's cheap.

    Go to a...
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    Nah, that is not the true spirit, you need to...

    Nah, that is not the true spirit, you need to build a clock without any semiconductors :)

    This is my initial self designed clock counter with Russian Dekatrons from the 1960's, that divides the...
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    Browsing, Banking, Youtube (4K video downloader...

    Browsing, Banking, Youtube (4K video downloader also available for Ubuntu), PIA, Android connects ... all top.
    Malware and Virus, practically non existent, while technically possible but not...
  14. I calibrate to zero when I am standing on the...

    I calibrate to zero when I am standing on the rock while holding the phone exactly at my shirt pocket and when I come home I read the value when I reach my portico.
    Another day I calibrate to zero...
  15. That is why you need to include any weather...

    That is why you need to include any weather related barometric changes that the mate below can record.

    It is accurate. I regularly do the walk down to the beach (500m line of sight) and get...
  16. The pressure sensor in my Chinese spy phone(with...

    The pressure sensor in my Chinese spy phone(with the app I suggested) would have given you the precise height down to 30cm if you had a mate down the bottom to radio/phone you any change of the...
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    I wonder when they are going to make a movie...

    I wonder when they are going to make a movie about sharks in a plane.
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    Just ban people. Dogs don't use plastic.

    Just ban people.
    Dogs don't use plastic.
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    It is all about a self serving industry that...

    It is all about a self serving industry that lobbies these laws so people dump their appliances as soon as warranty expires and create repair costs
    that borderline on extortion.
    If those...
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    I admire your patience and perseverance to hold...

    I admire your patience and perseverance to hold on so long :)

    Once in a blue moon I get melancholic and fire up a Windows machine when I need to get some old tech done. Then suddenly some...
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    Yes he was shot by rednecks. I didn't really...

    Yes he was shot by rednecks. I didn't really enjoy that film but maybe you were not supposed to.
    RIP
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    I thought we are making railway sleepers out of...

    I thought we are making railway sleepers out of them:

    http://www.integratedrecycling.com.au/railway-sleepers/
  23. It is not that simple. If you want to simulate a...

    It is not that simple. If you want to simulate a missing sensor, then you need to simulate a 'wavy' signal. You then might use a timer circuit to create slow pulses and again use a low pass but this...
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    There you go, you just learned something new:...

    There you go, you just learned something new: slow leaks ARE possible !

    As said I have only replaced about 20g once in three years.
    I also know a trick to see exactly how much I need but I will...
  25. If you are suggesting to replace the cap with a...

    If you are suggesting to replace the cap with a diode to limit to 0.7V, that will not stop the voltage from suddenly dropping all the way down to 0.1V and it will still behave 'wildly'.
    He wants the...
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