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Member Since 09/10/2015
Last Seen 23/02/2021
Location NSW

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With SSD does the extra 8Gb make that much of a difference these days?
07/02/2021 - 13:29
Vaio will be hard to beat in terms of quality - everything will feel bad quality in comparison. You can't get them in Australia as far as...
27/01/2021 - 22:46
lol got me! We got our money's worth out of it though. Gave it a flogging for five good years, and it was replacing a Breville which...
18/01/2021 - 23:35
Interesting. Are you able to tell me whether there are two shelves in there? I looked at some smaller models but they all had just the one...
18/01/2021 - 23:31
Gonna have to lay low for a bit my friend. Fortunately you have already spent several months exercising your frugality muscle. You know...
18/01/2021 - 14:56
Anyone who has used this knows it is the shizzle. Well-built, small footprint, two shelves, reasonable price, not made in China and...
18/01/2021 - 14:48
I ended up buying new because cars don't depreciate quickly enough in this country.. If it has done 30,000 kms then it's worth no more than...
02/01/2021 - 23:01
Wow, thank you!!
31/12/2020 - 15:12
I'm starting to think Dell might be the way to go. Any idea on the best place to get older models? Dell XPS 13 inch looks perfect, but a...
30/12/2020 - 09:40
Wow if your spidey sense wasn't tingling before, now it should be. That might be the fakest review I've ever read in my life!!
30/12/2020 - 09:31
I'll have another word with him, let him know it's really hard to get something that isn't made in China these days. Thanks for the...
29/12/2020 - 20:59
Same! But to find the spec you are looking for? Going through old threads I can see someone mentioned notebookcheck.net
29/12/2020 - 19:04
Which site do you use for your laptop research? I've got an elderly customer, pensioner, and they need to replace an old Toshiba laptop....
29/12/2020 - 17:25
Has anyone ordered from Bog W online and there haven't been issues? I got sick of the constant screw ups and then trying to clean up the...
29/12/2020 - 08:18
A lot of the advice on here is worth what you paid for it. If you are considering ETFs then 1/3 each into VAS, IVV and F100 If you are...
27/12/2020 - 04:33
The main pro of Aus-domiciled ETFs is that there is no W-8BEN to fill out in order to avoid foreign withholding tax. Also there is friction...
27/12/2020 - 04:24
Japanese "nori" seaweed sheets are made in China at Coles. Disgraceful.
03/12/2020 - 18:02
Incorrect. The Chinese sites are specifically for offshore customers. Prices are in yuan. Customs information and stock availability is...
03/12/2020 - 17:57
I've noticed the websites for Chemist Warehouse and others have links like "中文网站" and...
03/12/2020 - 11:47
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02/12/2020 - 20:15
What I'm getting from the comments is that there is no point looking at your speedo because it's massively inaccurate. Just go what the...
01/12/2020 - 21:54
Any company that hitches their entire wagon to China deserves what they get. Selling to China is dumber than buying from them.
01/12/2020 - 21:42
I've noticed a lot of bricks-and-mortar customers avoiding gifts made in China this year. Online customers not so much, but it's hard to...
01/12/2020 - 21:37
Thank you!
01/12/2020 - 15:07
I'm happy to flash firmware if it means locking down the device.If this requires soldering then I'm probably going to look for another...
01/12/2020 - 14:55
Thank you! I figured there had to be one. Will have a bit of a dig into it. Do you still have to be careful with your appliance choices? Or...
01/12/2020 - 07:14
Which home automation setup is recommended for people who value their privacy?
01/12/2020 - 07:00
Thank you all for your contributions. Going to try Banana's concoction with some fancy new squeegies from Bunnings.
12/11/2020 - 21:11