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And What Did You Buy Today?(Not Watches or related)

  1. ghce Jan 22, 2023

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    Been frittering today and amongst the purchasers are some of an antipodean and German flavour with a big chunk of Japanese tech.
    So here goes.
    First up a commemorative plate, number 25 out of 200. Commerating the Torres channel pilot service in Australia.

    Next up a German Beer Stein ( 1.5 litres I guess), made in Germany, I bought an Austrian one last week also made in Austria in glass ( 1.5 litres) but this one is in stoneware.

    And lastly a Kenwood TS-50 Ham all band HF transceiver, made of course in Japan.

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  2. ghce Jan 22, 2023

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    Almost forgot, bought some size 13 Rollerblades!

    If you have ever tried to buy size 13 it's a big deal as they are like rocking horse shit to find.
    Not made in China, I am guessing Canada as the wheels are stamped made in Canada, haven't researched the brand yet. *EDIT* the brand is Rollerblade

    All I can ever find is size 11.5 or 12 and they are almost all Chinese.

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  3. bonzodog Jan 24, 2023

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    Sorry ,my error.
     
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  4. JimInOz Melbourne Australia Jan 24, 2023

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    And What Did You Buy Today?(Not Watches or related)
     
  5. Duracuir1 Never Used A Kodak Jan 24, 2023

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    Now he’s forbidden from using that slot box for watches. May work with speedloaders. 373D16D8-5ECF-49C6-B37B-628AAFA5463F.jpeg or Hot Wheels. 948B2387-20BE-4971-9886-BC24A1DF0026.jpeg
     
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  6. CPRwatch Jan 24, 2023

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    A bit of a personal grail was finally realised on Saturday 6FB23EF9-FE38-4A4D-9977-3851C0BCEF29.jpeg 03FE606E-59B2-48DD-A368-46271DD16226.jpeg . I picked up a short lived first press of Please Please me with black/gold labels , it goes nicely with first pressings of the Beatles first two singles Love me do & Please Please me .
     
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  7. JimInOz Melbourne Australia Jan 24, 2023

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    When I was a kid, I kept my Matchbox/Dinky toys (original Hot Wheels) in a shoe box under my bed.
    As an adult I kept my 357 ammo in a coffee can in the pantry.
    (Oh, hang on, no I didn't, that would have been illegal in Australia)
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  8. bonzodog Jan 24, 2023

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    I would keep my spare cash in it,but with this hobby there isn’t any.
     
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  9. Matty01 Port Adelaide's No.1 Fan Jan 24, 2023

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    Not all ordered today but dispatched today
    Pair of Vivobarefoot Scotts in leather- love these- have a vegan pair that I’ve owned for for 3 years and put about 6000kms on before having resoled… so picked up a lightly used pair in leather in different colour as a backup
    And ordered MTO 6 months ago, just finished- 2x Santalum barefoot (their first ever barefoot run) boots… looking forward to wearing them
     
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  10. ghce Feb 8, 2023

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    Just bought this yesterday, incredibly good deal at the local paint shop specialist, if you Google the brand you might just discover why.

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    This arrived in from the UK the other day, another purchase off the Bay.

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    All in preparation for the other purchase I made for Christmas.

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  11. Aroxx Sets his watch Feb 8, 2023

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    Bought cheapo lens magnifiers to hopefully get some better close up to watch shots.
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  12. RI Omega Fan Mar 17, 2023

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    This 1944 Gibson J45 was bequeathed to me by a very close friend who passed away last week at age 62 from ALS.

    The day after he died, I was stunned when his wife brought out this guitar case and set it in front of me. I completely broke down and cried.
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    I loved Mike Kraynak, and I’ll miss him forever. He was a great friend and could play as well as anyone in the world. I’m far from alone in that opinion.

    This old guitar means the world to me, and, as you can imagine, it sounds absolutely glorious.

    “Chorus of angels” indeed!
     
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  13. bonzodog Mar 17, 2023

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    Fjallraven pro Vida jacket
     
  14. STANDY schizophrenic pizza orderer and watch collector Mar 17, 2023

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    Bought a boat and the dickhead that sold it stored his fireworks next to the 3 fuel tanks under the casting deck…..::facepalm2::::facepalm2::
     
  15. RLC Mar 17, 2023

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    Allison GSE, Gen 2 Merc 200XS ROS

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  16. Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Apr 17, 2023

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    Wedges...

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    For stuff that my hydraulic splitter can't handle, and my splitting maul just bounces off...

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    Ugly grain made for difficult splitting...

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    Also, new tennis shoes...

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    And a new phone - iPhone14 pro. I'm not a phone flipper, needing the latest and greatest, so this replaced my iPhone 6...long overdue...
     
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  17. ghce Apr 18, 2023

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    Hmmm best solution, get a bigger hydraulic log splitter!

    Last time I needed a big one I hired it, instant convert to the bigger is better theory.
     
  18. ghce Apr 18, 2023

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    Obtained the gold minion on Friday, thinking my 5 year old girl who loves all the minion and despicable movies will love it...meh.. on Sunday bought the Sterling Silver napkin ring for a 1/10 of its scrap silver price.

    So....... 1 + 1 = meh. 5 year old still not excited, gold Minion in Silver bath, well thats what I thought, I guess I was the only excited one :(.

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  19. bonzodog Apr 18, 2023

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    Red Wing chukka boots
     
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  20. Archer Omega Qualified Watchmaker Apr 18, 2023

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    Hey, it's good exercise doing it the old fashioned way! ;)
     
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