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    I've rented from both Hertz & Avis over the last...

    I've rented from both Hertz & Avis over the last 20 years without any dramas, whoever you book with it pays to book direct rather than going with a (cheaper) broker.

    The reason I prefer Hertz is...
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    *thread resurrection* another vote for Bar...

    *thread resurrection*

    another vote for Bar Keepers Friend cleanser (the scrubbing powder - not liquid). It shifted 12 years of aluminum/titanium scuff marks from the rim of the toilet, took a...
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    Send it back, no matter how careful you are...

    Send it back, no matter how careful you are someone else will scratch it, taxi drivers, airport staff, a friend loading loading it in the car .... and the scratches will stand out as the primer is no...
  4. Let me know if you do, I’m moving to the UK soon.

    Let me know if you do, I’m moving to the UK soon.
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    (UK) Cowal Hand controls

    Any Brits driving with Cowal push/pull hand controls? Over the years I must of had at least 20 cars with Jeff Gosling controls and rented many more with Lynx controls therefore, on my next car I...
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    What you have to remember is that NA is low-cost...

    What you have to remember is that NA is low-cost carrier which is struggling financially (lack of cash and planes), they've just shut down several outposts and half of the fleet is grounded. Most of...
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    I've been looking at them for a long time now but...

    I've been looking at them for a long time now but can't justify the price. When they were new to the market they often had 20% discounts (Christmas, Black Friday etc) but in the last 12 months,...
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    Both the Radisson Blu Royal Viking Hotel,...

    Both the Radisson Blu Royal Viking Hotel, Stockholm and Radisson Blu Waterfront Hotel, Stockholm are near the Central Station (same as area as the Scandic Continental and Downtown Camper) Room Pics...
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    Ps: with those NHL dates in mind I’d suggest...

    Ps: with those NHL dates in mind I’d suggest booking a hotel room ASAP, for a city of it’s size Stockholm doesn’t have many hotel rooms, they often sell out weeks/months in advance if there are big...
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    November will be cold for someone from Florida...

    November will be cold for someone from Florida with about a 50-75% chance of snow.

    Globen is slightly south of city centre and tourist area which is to the north. For a hotel with a hoist I’d...
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    Hi, old town Stockholm has many narrow cobbled...

    Hi, old town Stockholm has many narrow cobbled streets, several hills, and most smaller places have steps to get in. The Metro (underground trains), some lines are accessible, all city buses are...
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    Had the same issue, several times. I changed...

    Had the same issue, several times. I changed brand.
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    You really need to get out more instead of...

    You really need to get out more instead of cutting and pasting stuff from Google.
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    Someone has their silver foil hat on :geek: If...

    Someone has their silver foil hat on :geek:

    If a teenager (or the govt) in China want to "hack" my cameras to watch my driveway or the dog crapping in the garden, they are more than welcome. I'd...
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    One box solution (choice of dome or standard...

    One box solution (choice of dome or standard cameras): https://www.amazon.com/Reolink-Surveillance-5-Megapixel-Security-RLK8-410B4-5MP/dp/B016UCNP3A

    Price is around $410 with the regular...
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    It depends on the type of snow. Here in Sweden...

    It depends on the type of snow. Here in Sweden and the Alps we get powder - very light, small frozen flakes which are easy to wheel over once they get compacted, whereas wet snow, the type you get...
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    I'd say it's a higher percentage judging by the...

    I'd say it's a higher percentage judging by the state of them on my last visit. I swear the elevator under Madison Sq Garden to reach the New Jersey Transit doubles as a urinal.
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    Book one of the many hotels with a built hoist in...

    Book one of the many hotels with a built hoist in London, then rent Paris is another option: louer un l?ve-personnes
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    For future reference, several hotels in London...

    For future reference, several hotels in London (and around the UK) have rooms with ceiling mounted hoists (not so sure about Paris as access is still quite poor there).

    If visiting Paris, be sure...
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    Ade has been making travel shows for the BBC for...

    Ade has been making travel shows for the BBC for many years and often visits inaccessible place around the world. He had polio as a child which led to the loss of use of his left leg, but can hobble...
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    There aren't many gloves that will keep your...

    There aren't many gloves that will keep your hands warm in the extreme cold and snow whilst you're pushing freezing metal rims. It's best to you limit your exposure as once the gloves get wet it's...
  22. Thread: cruise ship

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    I've done a couple of Disney cruises to Bermuda...

    I've done a couple of Disney cruises to Bermuda and around the Caribbean and found them quite enjoyable.
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    If you upload unencrypted content to a provider...

    If you upload unencrypted content to a provider without 2FA, TLS etc it's not particularly secure. It all depending on your storage needs (backup / data sharing) and if it's for home or commercial...
  24. I've never received any spare spokes with my...

    I've never received any spare spokes with my LX's.

    Might be different if you buy them directly from Spinergy instead of OEM with a chair.
  25. There are quite a few hotel with roll in showers,...

    There are quite a few hotel with roll in showers, Amsterdam is quite a large city so it depends where you want to stay and your budget:

    5* Mariott Hotel and Hotel Waldorf Astoria have accessible...
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