The "New Toys" Thread

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I finally managed to grab a copy of GH3 for the Wii, and man, does this game rock. Anyone else here playing it so we can share friend codes?
 

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Recently bought a new Bravia Full HD tv and got a free PS3 with the purchase.
Went out today and bought these to test it out.

My local Future Shop was playing the Blu-Ray Simpsons on a 42" Samsung unit. Holy jeez did it look amazing.
 

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Wow, where did you get the 599 model from and how much is it? It looks great, but what's with the wheels? They look like they're from a Chevrolet :D Did you have to assemble it yourself, how long did it take?
 
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Got me two of these



My girlfriend got me a Slik DX500 Pro tripod aswell, so happy days ! :)
 

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Wow, you actually print mechanical drawings in color? Does your company have its own shop or do you bid out your manufacturing?
 

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We're affiliated with one manufacturer (that have their own design and engineering department). We usually provide the drawings in autocad format and they do their own printouts (laser plotter :p) for the production hall, but we print our own when there's a 3rd party contractor involved (like in this case, they do the machining, for which our standard manufacturer doesn't have the equipment, basically just heavy duty lathes) or for archival purposes.

And colour is a lot easier to read than just different linewidths and styles.
 

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Wow, where did you get the 599 model from and how much is it? It looks great, but what's with the wheels? They look like they're from a Chevrolet :D Did you have to assemble it yourself, how long did it take?
I got it during the christmas sales for $100 AUD, about half the price it is now. The wheels are the ones from the F1 kit but with a cover. I had help assembling it, took about 4-5 hours.
 

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We're affiliated with one manufacturer (that have their own design and engineering department). We usually provide the drawings in autocad format and they do their own printouts (laser plotter :p) for the production hall, but we print our own when there's a 3rd party contractor involved (like in this case, they do the machining, for which our standard manufacturer doesn't have the equipment, basically just heavy duty lathes) or for archival purposes.

And colour is a lot easier to read than just different linewidths and styles.
I was just shocked, I've never received a drawing in color or ever been asked to print one aside from quick design meetings. B&W with lineweights has just been all that I've seen (except our dirty Canadian programmers :p). What's your ink bill annually?
 

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I got it during the christmas sales for $100 AUD, about half the price it is now. The wheels are the ones from the F1 kit but with a cover. I had help assembling it, took about 4-5 hours.
Crap, would have gotten my brother to get a set for me when he was in Sydney bout 2 weeks ago. Nvm, I'll get it myself if I decide to head over there with my girlfriend for a holiday, still considering on either Sydney or Melbourne though ;)
 

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I was just shocked, I've never received a drawing in color or ever been asked to print one aside from quick design meetings. B&W with lineweights has just been all that I've seen (except our dirty Canadian programmers :p). What's your ink bill annually?
No idea since we just got the thing a week ago. :p
 
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