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Old 06-02-2023, 11:58   #6016
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Now I need to get a new DVD player, the old one was SCART.

Does the player have component video / audio output? I use this from our player/HDD recorder to the TV as it can output pure RGB in progressive scan for better quality
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Old 13-02-2023, 18:40   #6017
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Re: What have you just bought?

A digital carbon monoxide meter. (~£28) I want to check out the gas fire in the front room to see if it needs extra ventilation. Several unexplained illnesses have occurred over the last couple of years in wintertime that could be CO related.

Possibly my overzealous pursuit of droughts.
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Old 13-02-2023, 18:55   #6018
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Re: What have you just bought?

Warrior Supplements had an offer of 300mg microionised creatine, 300mg pre-workout and 300mg non-stim BCAA pre-workout.

Usually £15 each, I had them all for £27. Couldn’t let that offer pass me by.
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Old 13-02-2023, 19:19   #6019
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Re: What have you just bought?

New black kitchen sink, tap, drainer, and pipes etc, now to find someone to install it.
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Old 13-02-2023, 20:00   #6020
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Re: What have you just bought?

New draw handles for a (very) old set of wooden draws.
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Old 13-02-2023, 20:15   #6021
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Lego set - The Delorean.
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Old 14-02-2023, 13:25   #6022
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Does the player have component video / audio output? I use this from our player/HDD recorder to the TV as it can output pure RGB in progressive scan for better quality
It has RGB SCART. Been reading and most converters don't handle RGB so would need to spend a bit more on one of those. Found one that does do RGB -> HDMI at around £40, most units that do RGB cost as much as a new player.


Because of other expenses this is on pause - Home and both car insurance, both car service and MOT are all due Jan - Mar.
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Old 14-02-2023, 14:37   #6023
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Re: What have you just bought?

A Smart TV to replace the 10 year old TV in the bedroom.
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Old 14-02-2023, 15:54   #6024
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Re: What have you just bought?

Hogwarts Legacy PC
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Old 15-02-2023, 04:14   #6025
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A Yamaha Acoustic Guitar.
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Old 15-02-2023, 11:08   #6026
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Re: What have you just bought?

A capo for my daughter, some plectrums and, an anniversary card for my wife (22 years).
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Old 15-02-2023, 13:36   #6027
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Hogs pudding and Saffron cake.
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Old 19-02-2023, 18:54   #6028
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Car insurance, cheaper than last year .
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Old 19-02-2023, 19:13   #6029
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Car insurance, cheaper than last year .
Ours was £10 dearer but its now fixed for the next 3 years. Did the same haggle with car insurance and saved nearly £40 on that, again fixed for 3 years.

Just bought a thick woolley jumper, last day of sale and final reduction. Paid £10.99 was £32.99 and I got free delivery thrown in.
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Old 19-02-2023, 21:46   #6030
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A new roof for my shed, that blew away thanks to storm Otto...
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