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Forum: Projects and Restorations 01-05-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 84
Views: 14,750
Posted By Andy1972
To be fair when I was 17 back in 1988/89 all...

To be fair when I was 17 back in 1988/89 all teenagers wanted was a Mk1 XR2, Mk3 Xr3 or a Mk1 Astra GTE. If you couldn’t afford these, you got the warm versions like the Astra SR or things like the...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 01-05-2019, 10:23 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By Andy1972
any wild bird is included in the act, including...

any wild bird is included in the act, including 'pest' birds. Same fines if caught

Edit - Just seen this. I guess the question is now 'how do you get a license'

The most notable exceptions to...
Forum: Health & Lifestyle Zone 01-05-2019, 10:21 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 482
Posted By Andy1972
Long weekend in Paris with Kids - Advice needed

Taking the kids (14 and 9) on holiday by myself this year (due to a split with wife). They have said they want to go to Paris for a long weekend. My 9 yr old daughter wants to see the tower and my...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 01-05-2019, 09:51 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 802
Posted By Andy1972
found this on an Arborculturalists website re...

found this on an Arborculturalists website re bird nests. I wouldn't take the risk myself... you never know whose watching.

In July 2002, Julian Cable, of Stamford, Lincolnshire, became the first...
Forum: The Tuning & Maintenance Zone 29-04-2019, 03:15 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,474
Posted By Andy1972
Good on you. If it were me id be questioning how...

Good on you. If it were me id be questioning how well they did the other wheels and rather than just one wheel, you’ll be claiming for all 4 and contacting trading standards.
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-04-2019, 12:29 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,864
Posted By Andy1972
I nearly did this. I was going to get in mine and...

I nearly did this. I was going to get in mine and tell him I'll just move it out of the way which I think gets the point across.

I feel a bit guilty as hes said to me before that he doesn’t mind...
Forum: The Music Zone 26-04-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 2,022
Views: 327,592
Posted By Andy1972
Haha I like it. Strangely the only 'are you...

Haha I like it. Strangely the only 'are you having a f**kin laugh' moment was when she asked if she could have the brand new sofas shed asked us to get just before xmas (while she was planning her...
Forum: Detailing Chat 26-04-2019, 12:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,864
Posted By Andy1972
Neighbour washing my car - sort of

So my house is newish build and the drive is a double width drive with me and neighbour each with our half etc. Our previous neighbour was great, knew i was into car cleaning so always washed their...
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 26-04-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By Andy1972
I just don’t know what the etiquette is and being...

I just don’t know what the etiquette is and being fair to the sponsors its not great to plug another company that doesn’t contribute to the site. Its not hard to find though….. pm me if you like.
Forum: Pre-wash stages, Washing, Drying, Clay & 'Quick Detailing' 26-04-2019, 11:58 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 918
Posted By Andy1972
Hope I don’t get in trouble but theres a certain...

Hope I don’t get in trouble but theres a certain website that’s not on here that sells 100ml samples of most of the shampoos available. I was in the same position so bought approx. 30 x 100ml samples...
Forum: The Music Zone 26-04-2019, 11:48 AM
Replies: 2,022
Views: 327,592
Posted By Andy1972
Split from my wife recently, or rather she split...

Split from my wife recently, or rather she split from me after announcing ‘she wasn’t happy’. Its become clear that she wants to have guilt free drinking sessions every week with her friends (shes...
Forum: The Photography Zone 26-04-2019, 11:00 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By Andy1972
Ive just found out it has remote operation via a...

Ive just found out it has remote operation via a Nikon app for my iphone. It links over wifi and you can view on your phone screen via the camera viewfinder. I’ll be honest, im blown away by that…. I...
Forum: The Photography Zone 26-04-2019, 09:22 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By Andy1972
Thanks. Just picked up the tripod from there. Was...

Thanks. Just picked up the tripod from there. Was half price of new but still £80 :doublesho
Forum: Detailing Chat 25-04-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 672
Posted By Andy1972
The one caveat here is that you can’t cause...

The one caveat here is that you can’t cause damage to the tree. Ie, you prune it then it dies.
Forum: The Photography Zone 25-04-2019, 04:44 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By Andy1972
by god... I wont be spending that sort of money....

by god... I wont be spending that sort of money. saying that, im up to £600 in less than a week so far (camera, 300 lens, tripod, bag) and that's just to get me started....
Forum: The Motoring Zone 25-04-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 808
Posted By Andy1972
Easiest way to drive with mechanical sympathy…buy...

Easiest way to drive with mechanical sympathy…buy an auto. After 30 years of manuals, my first Auto (a F11 5 series BMW) and I find myself driving so much more smoothly.

Contrast that when I used...
Forum: The Photography Zone 24-04-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By Andy1972
Thanks for the replies guys. Ive registered on...

Thanks for the replies guys. Ive registered on talk photography and asked the same question.

The conclusion being don't spend more money on lenses, but rather work on getting the best from the...
Forum: The Photography Zone 23-04-2019, 01:43 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,351
Posted By Andy1972
New DSLR owner needing lens advice

Bought my first DSLR camera last week to give me and my 14yr old and 8 yr old a shared interest. I bought a Nikon D3500. Was pretty cheap at £350 but I know its just a beginner camera. Guy in Currys...
Forum: Detailing Chat 16-04-2019, 04:46 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 2,268
Posted By Andy1972
big question - what sort of pie?

big question - what sort of pie?
Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-04-2019, 12:11 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,027
Posted By Andy1972
Ive got to admit, they ALWAYs come out on our...

Ive got to admit, they ALWAYs come out on our estate. We are a ‘small’ estate of around 200 houses in the middle of a regeneration area and surrounded by ‘not so nice’ areas. All the houses have nice...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 11-04-2019, 11:01 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,027
Posted By Andy1972
In terms of insurance, if its unlocked they will...

In terms of insurance, if its unlocked they will unlikely pay out on any claim (not really worth it in this case). You need to be seen to make you property as secure as possible.

In terms of these...
Forum: Off Topic Chat 03-04-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 775
Posted By Andy1972
totally agree with this. Im sure there some...

totally agree with this.

Im sure there some scientific research (that always pops up on the news once in a while) that women find 'successful' men attractive for marriage, rather than the hunks...
Forum: Detailing Chat 28-03-2019, 08:45 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 724
Posted By Andy1972
I had this on my black insignia. Its like theres...

I had this on my black insignia. Its like theres still product on there and when you wipe its just smears the fine layer around.

I tried all sorts, even a paint cleaner, which improved it but...
Forum: The Motoring Zone 27-03-2019, 03:49 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 1,708
Posted By Andy1972
When VW basically invented the genre with the Mk1...

When VW basically invented the genre with the Mk1 golf in the late 70’s it was successful for two reasons – it was fun to drive but more importantly it was also affordable. Other manufacturers jumped...
Forum: The Home and Garden Zone 27-03-2019, 03:36 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 576
Posted By Andy1972
Couple of things spring to mind; 1) Mastic is...

Couple of things spring to mind;
1) Mastic is designed to fill gaps and joints, not plug big holes like that. Its just too big for the mastic to work. You could try some expending foam first, smooth...
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