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  1. Wanted: 30mm QD cantilever mount (picatinny) What have you? Thanks
  2. Ditchman, while you are getting a few sensible and informed answers here, most are regurgitating old myths and ill-informed opinion. You would get better advice on an EV forum like this one: SpeakEV I got an EV for rather selfish reasons, rather than any noble environmental concerns (though there are genuine benefits, despite the naysayers). It has, to my surprise, been a revelation. For your purposes, an EV should be ideal.
  3. Also interested in what network/unlocked. What memory capacity and what is the current battery health report in "Settings"? Thanks.
  4. That's exactly why I went for their "Go" tariff. Easy compromise without having to nag wife/kids about timings of usage nor buy loads of tech kit to save pennies over the pounds I'm already saving. Edit: For anyone who wants to switch, if you use this referral code you get £50 off your bill (as do I!) share.octopus.energy/blond-sage-128
  5. As per my post above, negative pricing already occurs and those on the Octopus Agile tariff get paid to use power at those times. This is a fact, so you don’t need to envisage it. You can download the OctopusWatch app if you fancy monitoring the prices “live”, out of curiosity. On Octopus’s website you can also download the previous year’s prices for your area (hour by hour- so make plenty of coffee!) to get an idea of hourly costs and how they vary. These negative-price periods are rare, however, and to get the most out of such a tariff requires more involvement than my family would be bothered with, so I am on a different tariff that is predictable. Most people, myself included, would be better-off on the Agile tariff but find it hard to accept the big variations from peak to off-peak periods.
  6. Octopus Agile already has negative pricing periods ("plunge events") where Smart meter users can make (a little bit of) money by using power. Eg. Charging up a power wall or equivalent (like a re-purposed old EV battery array) for use in peak periods (4-7pm) You should Google that (both source of lithium and battery development) You can recycle/repurpose EV batteries (see above) more than you can oil. There is a lot of misinformation about EVs, smart meters etc. People seem to be happy to regurgitate this stuff without actually fact checking or doing their own research. If they did, they might be surprised (I was, and made changes, and I'm glad I did.)
  7. We have second gen smart meter. It's been good and we've saved money on Octopus Go tariff.
  8. Thanks and we'll done! Could I have the small gillet for my teenage daughter, unless you think it would swamp her (she's 16 and likes things to be on the loose side.) Very Happy to donate to RBL!
  9. Are the red and the dark green (?) North Face Jacket's waterproof? Would you do a discount for the pair?
  10. I reported this user- he approached me in response to my wanted ad for a PRS stock. This is not an unusual modus operandi; it happens on other forums. They PM you giving an email address of their good friend who is selling just what you want at a low price. You can do your own detective work and have a bit of fun with them too. Pictures they send can be searched for and foto-forensics will help reveal photoshopping (in this case the metadata/exif info revealed that Photoshop CS6 was the last-used program to save the images.) I found the original images were lifted from a Reddit post and a random “what’s it worth website”. The language/English was a little suspicious, but not as bad as many scams. The seller wanted PayPal as gift, to his son’s account, though the “son” had different surname. Initially he quoted a price in $, despite “being from Yorkshire”. His dates were in US format and the info he sent about the item was cut-and-pasted from an official website description, not his own words. Using his previous forum-posts text, I searched the internet and found he had started forum identities in various places, all around the same time, about a month ago. I gave him a run around, asking for extra pics (these he sent but were of a gen2, not the gen3 in the original pics) and I made him write a “code” on a bit of paper in a pic with the stock. The code I gave was 1-5C4M-U (I scam u) but it didn’t look as funny as I’d hoped. The paper in the pic was photoshopped in, complete with dodgy shadow. I also asked him to include his UK drivers licence in a later pic, which was badly photoshopped (shadow of levitation, ghosting around name, “Ss” clone-stamp error at end of “Gardens”, large area of repeated clone-stamping too-right corner) The image quality on PW may not allow you to see these features: [url=https://postimg.cc/bs2j0yGv][img]https://i.postimg.cc/9FLFhzCy/DF7-AC9-F6-49-BB-46-CC-BB2-E-BD9-F47-EA4275.jpg[/img][/url] Sadly he stopped playing along as my requests became more unreasonable. On this occasion, a high index of suspicion and some lazy mistakes by the scammer made it easy to spot and pretty low risk if I had paid. However, other similar scams have included requests to meet up in secluded locations to exchange a firearm that was being sold, raising the much more serious possibility of being ambushed and having your guns safe emptied and... So be vigilant!
  11. Dear all, I’m looking for a Magpul PRS Stock (prefer Gen 3) with all original fittings as it’s going to be used for a Ruger Precision Rifle.
  12. I'm looking for a 5/8UNF (5/8x18) bridge for a Wildcat Evo moderator.I would swap for my unused 1/2UNF bridge.Thanks.
  13. Wash your mouth out! Greta would weep at the three freezers I run for game meat!
  14. I think we can all agree that the motives of politicians are not necessarily transparent nor in the best interests of the average member of the public. They also tend to have city-centric views.
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