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Oh no, printer hell :(
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exxos wrote: Fri Apr 22, 2022 10:51 am Oh no, printer hell :(
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I needed some more room for a retro workbench so built a new top for the cupboard. Just needs a leg at the end by the door.

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@Icky Just leave the door open and then screw it to the door, problem solved.
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PhilC wrote: Sat Jun 25, 2022 9:48 pm @Icky Just leave the door open and then screw it to the door, problem solved.
Then I would have the family pestering me all the time as they go past if I can't close the door @PhilC :D
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Hmm...

Its hard to tell, but there looks to be a good diagonal 65" or more on that wall...if you know what I mean ;)

Maybe its time to ditch those other screens and the clock? :D
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What happened to the idea of using that large outhouse for your retro stuff?
Intro retro computers since before they were retro...
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stephen_usher wrote: Sat Jun 25, 2022 11:50 pm What happened to the idea of using that large outhouse for your retro stuff?
That will all be in time @stephen_usher. The new house is taking up a lot of my time as my major project at the moment and that outhouse won’t be finished for a while so hence needing the desk space.
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Ah, I understand.
Intro retro computers since before they were retro...
ZX81->Spectrum->Memotech MTX->Sinclair QL->520STM->BBC Micro->TT030->PCs & Sun Workstations.
Added code to the MiNT kernel (still there the last time I checked) + put together MiNTOS.
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Whilst talking about the house the old Bakelite transformer and bell back here viewtopic.php?p=77754#p77754 was an interesting project in the end. I disconnected the old transformer from the mains and bell and replaced with an in consumer unit transformer. I left the old one in situ as it’s a period feature but removed the horrible switch.

Anyway upshot is my electric bill went down ~£4 a week according to the smart meter by swapping out the old transformer.
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