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Old 21 January 2011, 19:00   #151
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About time you went off to finish your revision, and time I went off to do something grown-up for a change
Kwyte. anyway For the moment I admit defeat: "he who resorts to calling t'other gay automatically looses re arguement" even though there was no argument but whatever.

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Old 21 January 2011, 19:03   #152
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Kwyte. anyway For the moment I admit defeat: "he who resorts to calling t'other gay automatically looses re arguement" even though there was no argument but whatever.
I see you've been doing some revision of the "posting guidelines" then... ...perhaps you'd like to revise your signature accordingly
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Old 22 January 2011, 11:49   #153
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Browsing through the archives I came across this which made me chuckle:

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Old 22 January 2011, 14:14   #154
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Ahhh, it was so peaceful and genteel in those days. Yoof of today eh!
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Old 23 January 2011, 06:14   #156
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Ok, made up MKII laser plaque yesterday. Since this one is actually going to be mounted on Into the Red, I debated lo and hard about what colour to do it in, and in the end (using this pic) I decided that the red acrylic wouldn't be a very good match so I did it in black. I think the result is fantastic and much better than my first attempt. It is already lasered with bolt holes so it can just be mounted with self tappers or bolts.

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Looks good, I'd put a bit more space between the RIB, Osprey logo and your data as its a little cluttered.
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Oliver, it looks quite impressive - and nice to see that you are finding something useful to make in "CDT" (or whatever its called now) rather than yet another spice rack etc! I'd agree with Chewy though -

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I'd put a bit more space between the RIB, Osprey logo and your data as its a little cluttered.
I know you are now "Mr Osprey Owners Assoc" but that info is too much of the space compared to the stuff you need reminding of.

I wonder if you ever actually use your callsign - I don't think i've ever heard anyone use one on VHF?

Do you have a size restriction? could you add the mayday message reminder type info on there?

Does the etched surface "soak up" dirt / grime ? Would it benefit from a clear plate in front of it to keep it clean?
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I know you are now "Mr Osprey Owners Assoc" but that info is too much of the space compared to the stuff you need reminding of.
Ok, I'll have a look at spreading it out a little. I thought that the important information was fairly clear though already, but I definitely take what you and Chewy are saying on board.
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Do you have a size restriction? could you add the mayday message reminder type info on there?
Thank you very much Neil, that is a genuinely fantastic idea. The RNLI stickers always peel after a year in the sun and rain, and producing it like this would work really really well I think. I honestly think that is a superb idea!!
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Does the etched surface "soak up" dirt / grime ? Would it benefit from a clear plate in front of it to keep it clean?
Dunk test is on my "to do" list. There is a possibility that when wet the white sort of goes black and becomes invisible. Only thing to do then would be to engrave everything except the logo. Not sure about that though tbh.
Will definitly make up a VHF manual and a DSC emergency plaque. Could do it out of red to make it stand out

Ps. More updates coming soon for the site. Looks like we may be getting an article documenting the life of "Cosworth Mirage" quite soon
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