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Build quality/longevity would be the main one. I'd also check packed size & weight (the link you gave doesn't specify), and warmth rating.
askvictor replied to brokenglish on Philips All-in-One Cooker HD2237/72 $139.30 (Was $199) @ Big W / Amazon AU
Cheaper direct from Philips : https://www.parts.philips.com.au/catalog/product/view/id/1080/s/inner-pot-hd2178-72/category/107/
askvictor replied to Bangbus on [VIC] Get $50 Cheque When You Use The Victorian Energy Compare Website to Compare Provider Offers (1 Per Household)
A payment method designed to make it hard for people to claim.
askvictor replied to demoiree on Nu-Tec in-Desk Power Hub w/ USB-C PD 30W & Surge Protected Power Outlets $10 @ Bunnings
Looks like they're all gone
Felafel or gyros with chips inside totally rock. Also, potato pizza works. Let me guess, you're not into chip sandwiches either?
askvictor commented on Kenwood Chef Sense, Stand Mixer 4.6L, Kitchen Machine, KVC5100T, Silver/White $261.75 Delivered @ Amazon AU
Very tempting, but my 50-odd year old Kenwood a701a is still going strong, and will probably outlast anything made today.
askvictor replied to scubacoles on Dome Goliath II 10 Person Tent $160 In Store (RRP $549, Online $240) @ Macpac
It makes sense for hiking tents where you have 2,3 or sometimes 4 people squished together; but somehow that same system got extrapolated...
askvictor replied to ShipShapeRC on Dome Goliath II 10 Person Tent $160 In Store (RRP $549, Online $240) @ Macpac
No it isn't; it's about standard for "sales" price at Anaconda or Ray's. Btw Anaconda now owns Macpac; I'm pretty certain this is the same...
askvictor replied to Mahogany Granger on Dome Goliath II 10 Person Tent $160 In Store (RRP $549, Online $240) @ Macpac
In tent-speak, a "person" is a standard unit of floor space equivalent to approximately 2m x 0.5m
askvictor replied to umexcuseme on [NSW] Various Ozito Power X Garden Tools Clearance @ Bunnings, Seven Hills
I've got a ALDI cordless battery that's still going strong after 5 or so years or occasional use. Most brands' battery systems have stayed...
askvictor replied to DeliriousWhale on [NSW] Various Ozito Power X Garden Tools Clearance @ Bunnings, Seven Hills
Good enough for occasional home use.
askvictor replied to congo on Azul Board Game - $34.19 + Delivery (Free with Prime) @ Amazon US via Amazon AU
Depends on the kids; I play this with my 6 yo, though he doesn't always get the more strategic elements, but still has fun (you can play...
askvictor replied to Poseidon on Azul Board Game - $34.19 + Delivery (Free with Prime) @ Amazon US via Amazon AU
I play this with my 6 y.o. and he loves it; it works at multiple different levels, so a novice can play against a game geek and both enjoy...
askvictor replied to fatal on Sphero Mini (All Colours) $27 + Shipping (Free over $70) @ Curious Planet
I stand corrected
Successfully price matched at Officeworks
askvictor replied to bargain huntress on Sphero Mini (All Colours) $27 + Shipping (Free over $70) @ Curious Planet
No; with credit cards you don't pay until your bill comes in, and if you haven't got the items, you have recourse to not pay the bill....
Doesn't allow you to answer "No, I haven't".
askvictor replied to Balluji on Philips Hue White Smart LED Starter Kit $32.40, Home Auto Motion Sensor $29.90 @ Bunnings
I don't know if they're 240v or 12v. 240v don't need a transformer at all. 12v do; older halogen transformers typically won't with with led...
Any tips for the best Australian canned tomatoes? Can't really justify the food miles for Italian even if they're cheaper.
I just walked in; what is amagon and why is it funny?
askvictor replied to burningrage on Xiaomi Mi M365 Electric Scooter Pro 45KM OLED Display Global Version Black $708.05 Delivered @ Gearbite eBay
*legal for use on private property
Standard plaster board is just paper holding plaster in the middle. Cardboard will be stronger if anything.
askvictor replied to asianbargain on Xiaomi Mi Mix 3 5G 128GB - US $362.99 (~AU $545.79) Delivered @ GeekBuying
I've bought a few refurbished phones from them and they've been great; haven't had to deal with warranty though so can't comment on that.
askvictor commented on Doritos Salsa Mild, Medium or Hot 8 x 300 Grams $13.99 + Delivery ($0 with Prime/ $39 Spend) @ Amazon AU
Expired salsa? Why would I want that?
askvictor replied to interstellar on Philips HD2137/72 All-in-One Cooker $131.25 Delivered @ Amazon AU
The yoghurt setting is low temperature, and it's insulated pretty well, so negligible. Let's say it uses 100w in yoghurt mode (it will...
4Tbsp plain/natural yoghurt (aldi organic works well). Slowly add milk while stirring well up to 1L. Put in slow cooker (put a cup of water...
Have you tried removing all of the seals and valves and cleaning them really well? It's finicky, but I've had a couple of pressure leaks...