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All Blog Posts Tagged 'computers' (2)

An occasional Sunday blog - The Marvellous Austin Maxi Mk2

I love the Austin Maxi - I drove a few too - an Olive Green one, and a Tango Red one and ... wait for it ... A Vivid Yellow One with a Blue Vinyl Roof!

It was like driving a boat for the main part, though the top-end 1750 could actually go a bit if you worked hard on the revs management.

But - The reason I loved it so much is - it made me a star!

This link shows the oldest surviving vehicle in the UK: …


Added by Mike Briercliffe on March 23, 2014 at 12:30 — No Comments

A quickie about valuing USED computer stuff.

The other day I had the need to pull out my old "rule-of-thumb" for deciding what to pay for OTHER-THAN-FACTORY-SEALED computer hardware/software.

Bear in mind I've been in and around computers now for 36 years and in that time prices and margins have skewed around. Violently in some cases. But still, the formula holds good in my estimation

Basically the principle I've always used is that as soon as something…


Added by Mike Briercliffe on March 20, 2011 at 14:30 — No Comments

About.Me is a nice facility ...

All your links in one place - simple but really nicely done AND including some analytics. Come and have a look at my links?

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