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  1. Miss Mandy

    Front door refurb

    I have a wooden front door that’s looking a bit worse for wear so I d like to give it a fresh coat of paint. I’ve never done anything like this before though so not sure what tools I need. It looks like the previous paint has just been slapped on top of the old one so I’ve got bits peeling...
  2. himpressive

    New Living Room Home Cinema Build — From Kuro KRP-500A to Sony Bravia XR85X95K

    Hi guys, my last post was about 15 years ago, when I bought my just retired KRP 500A! I began a refurb of my living room last week and I’ll like to share the journey with you on this thread. I’ve I’m quite excited about the project as I’ll be writing alongside the workman to see the job...
  3. Johnmcl7

    Sky box not working, refurb DRX890WL the way to go?

    I'm a bit out of date with Sky at the moment and would appreciate some help before I make a mistake. Currently I have a Sky subscription with one Sky+ HD 1TB box and an additional basic Sky box (no hard drive, no HD, nothing) in the kitchen as part of a multiroom subscription. This latter Sky...
  4. W

    headphone Refurb

    I've got a pair of UE6000 headphones which these days I'm mostly using on the PC. They sound as good as they always have but the band is pealing, top band is becoming sticky and the cups are starting to show some wear. Any recommendation on where to find spares or suitable alternatives I can do...
  5. H

    Refurb vs new (vfm) & Recommended refurbed phone websites

    Hello, Can anyone please recommend any good sites for refurb phones? Also,has anyone had any experience with Kwikfone? they seem a bit cheaper than most so am slightly wary. Also wondering whether I should look at new phone such at Motorola G50 or SamsungA12 vs older used handset such as...

    Cat6a of Cat7 install on full house Renovation

    Hi All, After some advice on what cable I should look at installing, Cat6a of Cat7 within the house. The house has been stripped back to just a shell therefore running cables will not be an issue. Looking to future proof so thinking Cat7 :) Install 2 x Cat7 runs to each of the main room...
  7. M

    Living Room Refurb & False Chimney Breast Build

    Hi all, Long time no post. Post lockdown last year I did a living room refurb and think it came out pretty well. I haven't had time to fully document on here like I originally wanted but I took plenty of photos. If anyone has any questions I'll do my best to answer. The lounge went from...
  8. D

    Buying Advice: Refurb vs Open Box?

    Trying to cut cost on a relatively good quality sound bar. Which would you say is a safer and more reliable purchase , refurb or open box? I can buy something like a refurb Bose speaker directly through Bose that has 1 year warranty , or an open box Samsung sound bar with Best Buy which they...
  9. M

    Sony 85XH9505 (new) v LG OLED 77CX6 (grade A refurb)?

    Ok, so I thought I'd decided on the Sony due to the size - 85" because I am using it for a TV / Cinema room. But in the back of my head I am worried about the blacks as the TV will mostly be used in the evenings for films. I've recently found a refurb grade A 77" CX6 for the same price so...
  10. W

    Mods plz delete this

    Hey fellas, newer user here. I set up a sweet home theatre system over the past few months and I was very happy with it, everything seemed to work great... Until today. While working I had a movie playing via Nvidia Shield Pro on my local network. Upon taking an hour-long phone call I muted the...
  11. S

    2019 LG 65" Nano refurb £540 - is this a good buy?

    I'd appreciate opinions on whether this 2019 LG 65" Nanocell refurb is a reasonable buy, please. It's a 65SM8200PLA at Laptopsdirect or Appliancesdirect. A1 grade refurb at £540. I realise that LG Nanos are perhaps a bit overpriced generally, and I would certainly rather buy my new tv from...
  12. la gran siete

    Looking for refurb or new

    Looking for a reconditioned 40" FHD TV but without all the latest audio and video features such as Dolby and HDR as I will only use it for watching terrestrial TV programmes and Netflix content.I know Sony made some a few years back but cannot remember the model numbers so I was hoping someone...
  13. bag head

    JBL Control 1 Pro refurb?

    We have a fairly large family room (5.5m x 7m) incorporating kitchen, dining area and lounge. I have a Control One Pro mounted in each corner and it's powered by a Cambridge Audio Azur 351a with a CCA. It's mainly for casual background music and in normal times the odd party. It's all hard...
  14. O

    Living room refurb - best way to route cables & mount speakers?

    I'm going to be having a big refurb done in Jan/Feb which will involve re-doing my living space so I'm currently working with the builder to finalise electrical plans and so on, so I'm trying to work out the best way to route cables for my surround speakers I've got a set of the XTZ flush mount...
  15. ddlooping

    Question Float Model 2 refurb (foam)

    Hi all :) I'm in need of acoustically transparent foam sheets to refurb a pair of Float Model 2 Dynamic (physically identical to model shown in photo). The original side foam is about 3mm thick. Are there better foam than others? Where can I source it? I've found some on ebay but it is 5mm...
  16. bernado

    Trusted refurb laptop dealers?

    Having been tasked with recommending a decent 15" laptop around £500 for my sister I've pretty much given up, things seem way over priced at the moment and I'm thinking a refurbed ThinkPad or similar may be a better bet. Can anyone suggest names of refurb dealers they've had positive...
  17. P

    Question Speaker box refurb.

    I have a pair of Technics SB-HD301 speakers on a Technics midi HIFI. The vinyl covering is peeling from the chipboard enclosures (see pic). Looking for recommendations for refurbishing the enclosures i.e., replace vinyl or paint??? TIA
  18. L

    Full house refurb help

    Hi all, Apologies for the long post and for not being very technical! I recently purchased my home and have had an extension built for an open plan kitchen diner and have gutted the rest of the property - plaster stripped back to brick, ceilings and joists exposed, floors in some rooms dugout...
  19. mossy83

    Pioneer CS-66 refurb

    Hey everyone! Picked up a pair of 40w Pioneer CS-66 speakers a few years ago. Didn’t take long for me to discover some problems and had almost all components replaced. I have one original ca 1969 5.25” mid and the one that was replaced. In a moment of enthusiastic speaker ownership, I’m pretty...
  20. M

    Full System Recommendations - Living Room Refurb

    Hi all, Long time since last post and completely out of touch with everything - looking at doing up the living room and want to prioritise the sound quality. My current gear is an Axiom EP350 subwoofer and 2x Axiom M3Ti's connected to a Yamaha RX-V657 AV Receiver. It's no longer used for...
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