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Did I here correct that we are going to be charged GST on all orders coming in from overseas under $1000.00?

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

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MRsDNF wrote:

Did I here correct that we are going to be charged GST on all orders coming in from overseas under $1000.00?


Seems likely, Fed and State tax summit have leaned that way. It was mentioned before hte sumit, and now seems likely going by the media reports. Funny, Gerrry Harvey and the like pushed for it when Gillard ran the show but she said no to it. It costs more to collect and police than it brings in so there was little point. The proposal is now to have the foreign seller add the charge into the price and I guess pass it back to Govco.
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FKN insanity ! 

Local retailers dont get to rip us a new one , so they want the Gov to FK us over ..

They want overseas retailers to collect GST - Good luck with that one Commies ...

Think about it , why did we bother with so many wars about freedom , and now we are just giving freedom away for nothing ! 

I guess things do change ! 

Perhaps we should start a campaign to avoid certain Traitorous retail outlets ..

I still fondly remember 500 to 1000% mark ups before the internet ...

Aaaah the good old days you got to rip off locals big time .    

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For those that have trouble soldering like I did stumbled upon solder flux in a syringe at Jaycar about 12 months ago. This product transformed my soldering overnight. Lately it appears to have gone of so decided to purchase another syringe full. Bugger, Jaycar dont carry it anymore. Alltronics was just down the road so decided to pay them a visit. Yep they have it and though the picture is different to Jaycars the item itself is identical. A quick test and it works perfectly.

I only mention this as I guess I'm not the only one that has trouble soldering. The other thing that helped immensely was to change the pointy tip with a chisel tip on the soldering iron. This change alone made a massive difference in the ability for the iron to hold heat and solder larger items.

Link to solder flux.

http://www.altronics.com.au/p/h1650a-solder-flux-paste-syringe-10cc/

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

Old-Lumens. Highly admired and cherished member of Budget Light Forum. 11.5.2011 - 20.12.16. RIP.

 

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MRsDNF wrote:

For those that have trouble soldering like I did stumbled upon solder flux in a syringe at Jaycar about 12 months ago. This product transformed my soldering overnight. Lately it appears to have gone of so decided to purchase another syringe full. Bugger, Jaycar dont carry it anymore. Alltronics was just down the road so decided to pay them a visit. Yep they have it and though the picture is different to Jaycars the item itself is identical. A quick test and it works perfectly.

I only mention this as I guess I'm not the only one that has trouble soldering. The other thing that helped immensely was to change the pointy tip with a chisel tip on the soldering iron. This change alone made a massive difference in the ability for the iron to hold heat and solder larger items.

Link to solder flux.

http://www.altronics.com.au/p/h1650a-solder-flux-paste-syringe-10cc/

 

U dont use resin cored solder ? 

Just depends on what your soldering as well .. 

Solder does not take well to oxidized surfaces , so you need to clean the surface ( A good flux can do that - but they are evil ) .

The other way is to manually clean the surface ( sharp knife or something - file perhaps )

If you need strength - silver solder ( will need flux for silver solder )

If you need resin cored solder - I have some ..   

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FYI  Smile


All goods bought overseas to incur 10pc GST (from 01Jul17 or ?earlier) | afr.com   Undecided  Yell

http://www.afr.com/news/politics/all-goods-bought-overseas-to-incur-10pc...

 

 

 

 

 

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The design is very good, life how many hours?

We are a Professional OEM/ODM Manufacturer of LED Products

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realgreenled wrote:
The design is very good, life how many hours?

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@ old4570. Yes I've always used resin solder of different varieties. The flux and the bigger tip were like the missing ingredients that made it work.Smile

 

djozz quotes, "it came with chinese lettering that is chinese to me".

                      "My man mousehole needs one too"

old4570 said "I'm not an expert , so don't suffer from any such technical restrictions".

Old-Lumens. Highly admired and cherished member of Budget Light Forum. 11.5.2011 - 20.12.16. RIP.

 

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aoeu wrote:
With our dollar being so weak now, what have you guys been buying? Everything “budget” is getting pushed up just that little bit to make it un-budget.

I’ve bought a few of the Nitecore Tube lights for around AU$8-9 each..

Planning on keeping one and using the rest as partial Xmas gifts along with some other stuff.

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Ebay seller " supersports600" currently has a discount on 4 x LG 18650 MH1 3200mAh batteries.

Also has reasonable prices on the 30Q's & a few other cells.


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FmC wrote:

Ebay seller “ supersports600” currently has a discount on 4 x LG 18650 MH1 3200mAh batteries.

Also has reasonable prices on the 30Q’s & a few other cells.


HIGHLY recommend that seller, use him a lot

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MRsDNF wrote:

Heres the link to MM’s thread.

http://budgetlightforum.com/node/37267#comment-714825

Heres MM’s link.

7.8.2015

Samsung INR18650 – 30Q 3000mAh   (non-aff)

 

Code: M4D4BLF price:  $ 5.84

Gearbest has them for $4.64 a piece when you buy two.

3.7V 18650 3000mAh Rechargeable Li-ion Battery INR18650 – 30Q – 2PCS PINK 1

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Hey guys does any one want to play a game? hahaha sounds scary?

where we take photos of things at night in australia only using our torches to light them up.

try and guess either where or what they are? sounds like fun to me!

i know there is a thread like this already but its not at night and not in Australia only!

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Hey guys does any one want to play a game? hahaha sounds scary? where we take photos of things at night in australia only using our torches to light them up. try and guess either where or what they are? sounds like fun to me! i know there is a thread like this already but its not at night and not in Australia only!
 

I don’t see the “deal” here.

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Read the tittle of the page champion its not only for deals its for every thing Australian!

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everydaysurvivalgear wrote:
Read the tittle of the page champion its not only for deals its for every thing Australian!

aoeu wrote:

Thought I'd start a thread for Aussie-based deals

 

 

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everydaysurvivalgear wrote:
aussies lets play a game!

Hey guys does any one want to play a game? hahaha sounds scary?

where we take photos of things at night in australia only using our torches to light them up.

try and guess either where or what they are? sounds like fun to me!

i know there is a thread like this already but its not at night and not in Australia only!

Suggest you start a separate thread for the Aussie Games.  Wink

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like in what section? is there an aussie based section? i tried looking? thanks for being helpful!

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everydaysurvivalgear wrote:
like in what section? is there an aussie based section? i tried looking

Ask Admin to set up an Aussie subforum.  Smile  Wink

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everydaysurvivalgear wrote:
like in what section? is there an aussie based section? i tried looking

You could try the off topic/ chatter section, champion Wink

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thank you i messaged admin. are there many of us on here? might help if a few people ask i guess.

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everydaysurvivalgear wrote:
thank you i messaged admin. are there many of us on here? might help if a few people ask i guess.

I think most Aussies on the forums has posted in this thread at some stage or another.

Where in Sydney are you? I’m right near the airport at Bexley.

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i got kicked of here lol no one wants what i am selling lol i am at Maroubra

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i got kicked of here lol no one wants what i am selling lol i am at Maroubra

Ahh yeah, nice beach, got a nice collection of torches?

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compared to some no lol but its good enough for now.
jetbeam bc40
jetbeam jet 3m pro new edition
nitecore ea41
nitecore hc50
nitecore tube
solarstorm t4
solarstorm sc03
ultrafire q5
ultrafire e06
xtar wk21 (my edc)
led lenser p7
led lenser tac torch
convoy c8
cooyoo quantum ss
plus two random headlamps
i just brought the BLF A6
and the Nitecore hc30

you mate?

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everydaysurvivalgear wrote:
compared to some no lol but its good enough for now.
jetbeam bc40
jetbeam jet 3m pro new edition
nitecore ea41
nitecore hc50
nitecore tube
solarstorm t4
solarstorm sc03
ultrafire q5
ultrafire e06
xtar wk21 (my edc)
led lenser p7
led lenser tac torch
convoy c8
cooyoo quantum ss
plus two random headlamps
i just brought the BLF A6
and the Nitecore hc30

you mate?

From left to right:
TK75 2900
TK75vn KT
K40vn Fiat Lux
X40 (from BLF GB)
S200C2vn Fiat Lux
D26
D06
LD50vn (won in contest)
P7 QC (won in contest)
TX25C2vn Fiat Lux
Zeusray
TN36 NW (from BLF GB)
MM15vn Fiat Lux
H02
SC600II L2
M3R
E05SSvn

Absent
2nd E05SSvn
SC52 L2
X6 (from BLF GB)
P5R
TUBEvn

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Wow what a collection you got. That is like 20k lumen

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Aldi, next Saturday, have a BBQ light with about a dozen little LEDS, run from a triple AAA pack, for $19.99. https://www.aldi.com.au/en/special-buys/special-buys-sat-21-nov/saturday...

I bought one last year for the shed, it has magnetic feet and works OK with an 18500.

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ThruNite TN12 – $22.95
http://budgetlightforum.com/node/43280

I am currently clearing new old stock, more flashlights will be added for sale over the next few days.

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