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As suggested by @JSHarris I have started a new thread to try to identify things here that I don't know what to do with or even what they are. I would like advice on whether to keep or bin please. 

 

 

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First up, there are 6 of these in a crate probably for some project he hadn’t yet started. Should I just chuck them? They must be fairly old now. 

 

 

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And then there are these 

 

 

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Posted (edited)

First one is a Dell psu. On eBay from £21 used to £200 new from Poland. Still likely be good. 

 

The motors look like 24V jobbies from maybe a wheelchair or mobility scooter? Was your old man into Robot Wars? Donate to a school maybe? Also ideal for making kiddie cars...

 

 

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Jobbies not hobbies!
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Definitely with @Onoff with offering the geared motors to a school or local robot club or maker workshop (bound to be one nearby).  If I was closer I'd be up there like a shot for those geared motors!

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12 minutes ago, Onoff said:

Was your old man into Robot Wars?

 

He was into all sorts of motion type stuff and always fiddling with some project or the other. Hence the giant racing simulator in the garage 9_9. I think he was building a motion platform, or was supposed to be when that got curtailed by his illness. 

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6 hours ago, newhome said:

And then there are these 

 

 

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This is a quantum accelerator- it can deform space and time 

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You will need one of these to fix them, Jodie Whittaker has one.

 

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10 hours ago, SteamyTea said:

You will need one of these to fix them, Jodie Whittaker has one.

 

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I’ve got the dewalt version . Was on screwfix as a special offer for £99 .

I’ll post the link later 

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Another what is this question. There are a few of these in a box. They look (to me) like something to do with radiators but there are none here so thinking I should lob them? If they are something to do with radiators I can’t even think why they are here. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Lockshields off the UFH manifolds .. ?

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Just now, PeterW said:

Lockshields off the UFH manifolds .. ?

 

Thanks! And I don’t need them? 

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Nope they can go to landfill...

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Just now, Ferdinand said:

 

They are things that are likely to be needed some time when one gets broken. Put them in a box labelled something like “heating spares” or “ufh spares” and keep them with the other similar things on a shelf in an appropriate store cupboard or room.

 

I don’t think they are spares, I think they are yet more redundant things by the sounds of things so lobbing them. Too much junk here as it is. I’ve got rooms full of junk! ?

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Just now, newhome said:

 

I don’t think they are spares, I think they are yet more redundant things by the sounds of things so lobbing them. Too much junk here as it is. I’ve got rooms full of junk! ?

 

I,m bowing to @PeterW on this one ?.

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Personally I would keep those lockshields. Just in case one of the actuators goes west and a heating zone is stuck on, you can remove the actuator and put one of those on until you get a new actuator.

 

But then I am known for hoarding stuff "just in case"

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@Onoff is this one of those foam guns that you love so much and is it likely to be knackered after being left lying around for so long? I’ve never used foam either in gun form or otherwise. 

 

 

 

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And another. I know what it is, just have no use for it and imagine they are peanuts so thinking I will lob. 

 

 

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12 minutes ago, newhome said:

And another. I know what it is, just have no use for it and imagine they are peanuts so thinking I will lob. 

 

 

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These are really good power/voltage/current meters.  I have two or three of them, including one on my lathe power supply, and have found that they work really well.

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4 minutes ago, JSHarris said:

These are really good power/voltage/current meters.  I have two or three of them, including one on my lathe power supply, and have found that they work really well.

 

Not much use to me then as I don't see me using this anywhere TBH. And it's clearly not what I thought it was either! :D

 

 

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Just now, newhome said:

 

Not much use to me then as I don't see me using this anywhere TBH. And it's clearly not what I thought it was either! :D

 

 

 

Stick them in a box with the motors marked “to give @PeterW to give to @JSHarris“...!!

 

 

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21 minutes ago, newhome said:

@Onoff is this one of those foam guns that you love so much and is it likely to be knackered after being left lying around for so long? I’ve never used foam either in gun form or otherwise. 

 

 

 

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If your old man cleaned it before storing then it'll be as good as new likely.

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