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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Richard G » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:02 pm

Borderer wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:51 pm
Lidl have down jackets for £25 just now. Not big thick chunky Everest ones by any means, but quite good for a chill evening around camp for a minimal weight penalty. Also a good way of boosting your sleeping bag in winter.
Bought one for the better half. For the price, they're much better than I'd expect them to be.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Borderer » Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:15 pm

Richard G wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 12:02 pm
Borderer wrote:
Thu Dec 05, 2019 6:51 pm
Lidl have down jackets for £25 just now. Not big thick chunky Everest ones by any means, but quite good for a chill evening around camp for a minimal weight penalty. Also a good way of boosting your sleeping bag in winter.
Bought one for the better half. For the price, they're much better than I'd expect them to be.
Good to know, thanks.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Borderer » Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:26 pm

ignore this - it read as though it was an XL but its just the standard size

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2843931464
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by penfold » Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:04 pm

Borderer wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:26 pm
Kelp XL hunka on eBay. Buy it now price £49 + a fiver for post. Not mine, but a bit of a bargain. Says it hasn't been used.

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2843931464
It says it's a large rather than XL. The picture and weight in the description suggest it may be the standard Hunka which is cheaper at Alpkit when you take the p&p into consideration.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Borderer » Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:16 pm

I thought there was only standard and xl, so I assumed this to be the latter.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Borderer » Fri Dec 06, 2019 4:55 pm

penfold wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 3:04 pm
Borderer wrote:
Fri Dec 06, 2019 1:26 pm
Kelp XL hunka on eBay. Buy it now price £49 + a fiver for post. Not mine, but a bit of a bargain. Says it hasn't been used.

https://rover.ebay.com/rover/0/0/0?mpre ... 2843931464
It says it's a large rather than XL. The picture and weight in the description suggest it may be the standard Hunka which is cheaper at Alpkit when you take the p&p into consideration.
You are right - I messaged him and its a standard. Sneaky.

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Dremel 40% discount * OFFER ENDED 12/12/2019 *

Post by mfezela » Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:29 am

As from 12/12/2019 Amazon price reverts to £42. Also available at this price elsewhere.

Dremel 3000 Rotary Tool 130 W, Rotary Multi Tool Kit with 15 Accessories, Variable Speed 10000-33000 rpm for Cutting, Sanding, Drilling, Polishing, Carving, Sharpening, Engraving, Cleaning https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0078LENZC/ ... 7DbXJN50ZE

I bought two. N+1 strikes again.
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Re: Dremel 40% discount

Post by Specialist Hoprocker » Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:24 pm

Ooof! Thanks. Been waiting for a deal on them ever since I melted my old one.
mfezela wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:29 am
Dremel 3000 Rotary Tool 130 W, Rotary Multi Tool Kit with 15 Accessories, Variable Speed 10000-33000 rpm for Cutting, Sanding, Drilling, Polishing, Carving, Sharpening, Engraving, Cleaning https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0078LENZC/ ... 7DbXJN50ZE

I bought two. N+1 strikes again.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by JohnClimber » Thu Dec 12, 2019 3:13 pm

Full geared commuter bike for £300

http://r.email.mangobikes.com/mk/mr/5DI ... qXQ5Smf3FK

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Re: Dremel 40% discount

Post by htrider » Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:17 pm

Specialist Hoprocker wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:24 pm
Ooof! Thanks. Been waiting for a deal on them ever since I melted my old one.
mfezela wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:29 am
Dremel 3000 Rotary Tool 130 W, Rotary Multi Tool Kit with 15 Accessories, Variable Speed 10000-33000 rpm for Cutting, Sanding, Drilling, Polishing, Carving, Sharpening, Engraving, Cleaning https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0078LENZC/ ... 7DbXJN50ZE

I bought two. N+1 strikes again.
I've melted three now so went with a cheapo ebay one....

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Re: Dremel 40% discount

Post by Specialist Hoprocker » Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:39 pm

htrider wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:17 pm
Specialist Hoprocker wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:24 pm
Ooof! Thanks. Been waiting for a deal on them ever since I melted my old one.
mfezela wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:29 am
Dremel 3000 Rotary Tool 130 W, Rotary Multi Tool Kit with 15 Accessories, Variable Speed 10000-33000 rpm for Cutting, Sanding, Drilling, Polishing, Carving, Sharpening, Engraving, Cleaning https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0078LENZC/ ... 7DbXJN50ZE

I bought two. N+1 strikes again.
I've melted three now so went with a cheapo ebay one....
Oh bugger. I thought it was just my natural mechanical ineptitude! I wonder how long the new one will last?

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Re: Dremel 40% discount

Post by Jurassic » Fri Dec 13, 2019 8:35 pm

Specialist Hoprocker wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:39 pm
htrider wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:17 pm
Specialist Hoprocker wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:24 pm
Ooof! Thanks. Been waiting for a deal on them ever since I melted my old one.
mfezela wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:29 am
Dremel 3000 Rotary Tool 130 W, Rotary Multi Tool Kit with 15 Accessories, Variable Speed 10000-33000 rpm for Cutting, Sanding, Drilling, Polishing, Carving, Sharpening, Engraving, Cleaning https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0078LENZC/ ... 7DbXJN50ZE

I bought two. N+1 strikes again.
I've melted three now so went with a cheapo ebay one....
Oh bugger. I thought it was just my natural mechanical ineptitude! I wonder how long the new one will last?
Yeah, I burnt one out as well. I replaced it with a cheap Draper branded version which is doing well and is compatible with all the bits that came with the original Dremel.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Bearbonesnorm » Fri Dec 13, 2019 9:02 pm

If anyone is looking for a 'serious' flexible die-grinder, I can recommend the brand 'Foredom'. They're more industrial than something like a Dremmel and have the added bonus of foot / pedal control. Mine must be well over 25 years old and has ported / polished countless cylinder heads and until very recently was still going well ... I snapped the flexible shaft and it was my fault.

Be aware that there are some knock-offs out there and I don't know what the quality of those is like. Anything less than £200 and it's likely not genuine.
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by Cyclepeasant » Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:38 pm

LOL! Stu. Polishing n porting,fords,minis, Alfa's,fiat's,2stroke bike's etc. A windy was a wonderful tool! More power.... well sometimes!
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Re: Dremel 40% discount

Post by htrider » Fri Dec 13, 2019 11:42 pm

Specialist Hoprocker wrote:
Fri Dec 13, 2019 4:39 pm
htrider wrote:
Thu Dec 12, 2019 10:17 pm
Specialist Hoprocker wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 9:24 pm
Ooof! Thanks. Been waiting for a deal on them ever since I melted my old one.
mfezela wrote:
Mon Dec 09, 2019 2:29 am
Dremel 3000 Rotary Tool 130 W, Rotary Multi Tool Kit with 15 Accessories, Variable Speed 10000-33000 rpm for Cutting, Sanding, Drilling, Polishing, Carving, Sharpening, Engraving, Cleaning https://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/B0078LENZC/ ... 7DbXJN50ZE

I bought two. N+1 strikes again.
I've melted three now so went with a cheapo ebay one....
Oh bugger. I thought it was just my natural mechanical ineptitude! I wonder how long the new one will last?
Its a bit annoying really. My first one got frazzed after I spent numerous hours grinding the braze of a petrol tank prior to welding it. I figured this abuse was what killed it so bought a reconditioned one of ebay. It croaked just after its warranty ran out. I put this down to buying a recon one so then bought a brand new one from homebase. It croaked just after warranty ran out and only moderate use.....

Stus suggestion is a good one so I'll add that to my ever growing list of 'Tools to buy' TIG welder has priority though :grin:

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by jay91 » Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:25 am

A cheap fat bike I remember these getting good reviews
Only £412 now

https://www.gooutdoors.co.uk/15901415/c ... e-15901415
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Post by K1100T » Sat Dec 14, 2019 10:33 am

jay91 wrote:
Sat Dec 14, 2019 8:25 am
A cheap fat bike I remember these getting good reviews
Only £412 now

https://www.gooutdoors.co.uk/15901415/c ... e-15901415
The Dune is a great bike, and that's a bonkers price! Just be aware that it doesn't like a longer seatpost, as I found out to my cost when my frame cracked. Plus the customer service at Go Outdoors can be variable, they basically told me to do one, the bike was only three weeks out of warranty too...
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by JohnClimber » Sat Dec 14, 2019 2:37 pm

25% of everything until 22nd December for a commuter bike that's already a great price

https://mangobikes.com/?utm_source=News ... aign=Day10

Here's mine
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by ChrisF » Sat Dec 14, 2019 2:53 pm

Sealskins mid merino hiking socks £10 with code ‘HOLLY’ at checkout.
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by mfezela » Sun Dec 15, 2019 4:10 pm

Ebay app. Item # 114002956028

Or

https://www.ebay.co.uk/i/114002956028

Don't be a Luddite. Bin your old fashioned rusty nail and BUY ME NOW. All new, all improved, all completely ludicrous technology at this never to be believed price ;-)

But wait. There's more . . . .

Actually there isn't! Another WTF item.
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by RIP » Sun Dec 15, 2019 4:18 pm

Looked that number up and got 'copper balls for cleaning inside vases'. Dunno which is the more utterly futile! Stocking filler perhaps?
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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by firestarter » Sun Dec 15, 2019 4:23 pm

Johnclimber what colour is that mango bike it looks ace cant find it as an option, also are the wheels pink or purple thanks

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by JohnClimber » Sun Dec 15, 2019 6:50 pm

firestarter wrote:
Sun Dec 15, 2019 4:23 pm
Johnclimber what colour is that mango bike it looks ace cant find it as an option, also are the wheels pink or purple thanks
It's this one in oilslick

https://mangobikes.com/shop/bikes/singl ... -jet-fuel/

The 6 spokes are in purple*

*Having an issue with wheels paint quality, so stay with the stock wheels, I think I'll be going that way soon as I'm on my 2nd set of wheels.
But their customer service is second to none sorting the swap over out.

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by firestarter » Sun Dec 15, 2019 7:52 pm

Thanks mate I'll have a nosy 😁

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Re: Bargain Alert Thread

Post by PaulB2 » Sun Dec 15, 2019 8:49 pm

I’ll admit I just presumed you made the bike as horrific to look at as possible so no one would think of nicking it. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder and all that :grin:

Edit: the wheels that is, the frame looks nice.

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