*This is a video made not by me but I wanted to enjoy it with this soundtrack. SONG: Svadhisthana (Dance Mix) ARTIST: Dhruva Aliman He may not be the fittest player of all time but he has certainly cemented his name in the history books as one of greatest players football has ever seen. He was born in Bento Ribeiro, a poor neighborhood in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Like many of his friends, he began to play football in the streets of his neighborhood knowing that his only way out of his poverty was to play football and become a professional player, little did he know that he will not only become a professional player but one the best professional players of all time in this sport. Ronaldo Luis Nazário de Lima (born September 18, 1976), is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays as a striker for the Italian Serie A club AC Milan. He has been nicknamed as "The Phenomenon" due to his unique style and flawless technique which made him score at will and was able to execute moves which were not seen before. Pelé named him one of the 125 greatest living footballers in March 2004. In 2007 France Football named him in their best starting 11 of all time. Ronaldo has enjoyed success at the international level as well, he won the 1994 and 2002 FIFA World Cups with Brazil. Ronaldo has won three FIFA World Player of the Year awards (1996, 1997, 2002). He and former Real Madrid teammate Zinedine Zidane are the only two men to have won the award three times with Ronaldinho behind them with 2. Ronaldo for me has been the most unlucky player of all time as well. Had it not been for his injuries, he would have crossed the legends we now know in Pele and Maradonna. No wonder why Jose Mourinho in his time at Chelsea once stated "Ronaldo was a better player than Maradonna in 1998-19993. This statement really ratified so to say, in authenticating Ronaldo's status as truly one of the greats of the game. Yet, he has not been given the recognition he deserves for the services he has given to football. Ronaldo really is a God's gift to football. Ronaldo - The Master People now a days talk about Cristiano Ronaldo as being the maestro in the midfield taking on players at will. I tell people to watch the real Ronaldo's archive videos and only then they would be able to realize what a talent Ronaldo was at his peak and before that as well. His peak, that never came actually as he got injured during the best years of his career and had he played in those years, only God knows what sort of records he would have made, I think he would have at the least broken every single record in the champions league, World Cups and all the league's he played in. He could have won the World Player Of the Year at least 3 to 4 more times if he had remained fit during his mid 20's which would have taken him to the very top of hall of fame. Its just a shame how Ronaldo's career is taking its final steps as he continues to struggle to keep himself fit to play and show the world once again that there is only one Ronaldo and that is Ronaldo of Brazil. Saying Ronaldo... is to say goal. And to talk about spectacular goals, bursting sprints and indescribable executions, is to talk about Ronaldo, no one has scored more goals in the world cups than him in history. Born in one of the poorest neighborhoods of the Brazilian capital, many say that the best forward in the world with a ball at his feet is Ronaldo. But it was never easy due to all the injuries he had and his personal life which was filled with controversies. At 14 he was on the point of playing for Flamengo, but he didn´t have the money to pay the four bus ticket needed to go from his home to the club. Nevertheless, glory was waiting for him around the corner. At only 19 years of age, and playing in the lineup of PSV, he was elected by FIFA's best player in the world and at such an early age he showcased his potential at the highest level when he moved to barcelona the following year. After that he never looked back and went from strength to strength and now although he many not be in his best form right now but Ronaldo has achieved everything there is to achieve in football and still at 31 who knows, what more magic has he got up his sleeve. He is going toward the twilight of his career now and I really hope that he can finish it with one last boom like Zidane did in the World Cup. [email protected] Borris Becker
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My comparison video highlighting the differences between the Beaufort and Bedale Jackets that Barbour makes.
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My take on this zip in liner vest that one can purchase to compliment one's Barbour Waxed Jacket!
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Quick description of both jackets.
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Get yours here for under $200: https://www.ebay.com/sch/i.html?_from=R40&_trksid=p2380057.m570.l1312.R2.TR10.TRC2.A0.H0.Xarctery.TRS2&_nkw=arcteryx+cerium+lt+hoody&_sacat=0
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UNDERWATER BLUE with FRENCH RED! The perfect warmth for just about everything, our classic Down Sweater is lightweight and windproof with a 100% recycled polyester ripstop shell and 800-fill-power Traceable Down (goose down traced from parent farm to apparel factory to help ensure the birds that supply it are not force-fed or live-plucked). Features Durable shell fabric is made of 100% recycled polyester ripstop treated with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish 800-fill-power Traceable Down (goose down traced from parent farm to apparel factory to help ensure the birds that supply it are not force-fed or live-plucked) Contoured fit and narrow horizontal quilt lines on side panels accommodate for movement and maintain loft to reduce drafts Center-front Vislon® zipper has wicking interior storm flap and zipper garage at chin for next-to-skin comfort Two secure handwarmer pockets have Vislon® zippers and garages; internal zippered chest pocket converts to stuffsack with a carabiner clip-in loop Comfortable nylon-bound elastic cuffs seal in warmth Hem adjusts by pulling cord in handwarmer pockets and releases with cord locks at front hem 371 g (13.1 oz) Size & Fit Regular Fit Materials Shell: 1.4-oz 20x30-denier 100% recycled polyester ripstop with a DWR (durable water repellent) finish. Lining: 1.4-oz 20-denier 100% recycled polyester ripstop with a DWR finish. Insulation: 800-fill-power Advanced Global Traceable Down (goose down certified by NSF International from parent farm to apparel factory to help ensure the birds that supply it are not force-fed or live-plucked) BUY IT HERE: http://www.patagonia.com/product/mens-down-sweater-jacket/888336769699.html?CAWELAID=120226140000207528&gclid=Cj0KCQjwgb3OBRDNARIsAOyZbxCg30tPdzDWnyeWh6jl7bZaOD2Ds3aCkkY49I_An0o38FNQUQTsMxsaAoiuEALw_wcB
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A video response to the question what is the difference between the Barbour Ashby/Bristol Lifestyle Wax Jackets and the Barbour Bedale/Beaufort Classic Wax Jackets The Bristol and Ashby are the Lifestyle Collection versions of the Classic Collection Beaufort and Bedale jackets To understand the main differences between the jackets you have to understand the differences between the Lifestyle and Classic Wax Collection. Lifestyle Jackets tend to be more expensive, slimmer cut, letter sized (…S, M , L…), practical features are sacrificed for stylistic features, they are seasonally sold (or sold out rather) and tend to be Made outside the UK. Classic Collection Jackets tend to be cheaper , broader cut, numerically sized (…97cm/c38, 102cm/c40…), have more practical features, can be purchased anytime of the year and, for now, MADE IN ENGLAND. The Bristol and Ashby have a strong appeal to younger trendy buyers who tend to want a good looking jacket for urban living. The biggest practical features I miss on Ashby and Bristol jackets are the articulated sleeves that make the Bedale and Beaufort more comfortable to wear. All four jackets are 6 ounce medium weight wax cotton, have two way zips and have about the same amount of pockets. Ashby is 30 to 31.5 inches, slimmer and longer cut than Bedale which is 28 to 32 inches. Ashby lacks the Sleeve Articulation, lacks true raglan sleeves because of the extra seam on top of the shoulder , lacks a storm cuff, and lacks true riding flaps. The Ashby’s rear vent flaps are mere decorations on the Ashby and quite silly to have on a jacket that is relatively long. The Bristol at 32.5 to 34 inches long was for me too impractical to purchase. To make it the slim and sexy modernized Beaufort, the Bristol lacks the big rear game pockets, lacks articulated sleeves, lacks a proper neck gaiter, lacks sleeve gaiters, and lacks true raglan sleeves. I also found the corduroy collar to be quite floppy and cheaply made compared to the Beaufort. This is in no way saying the Ashby and Bristol are bad jackets over all. If you only want a cool jacket to wear for a year or two and high cost and low design-quality are no issue for you then these are your jackets. If you want practical features, high design-quality but don’t mind a broadly cut jacket that you will want to keep and wear for decades then the Bedale/Beauforts are for you.
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reassembling the armrest with a focus on putting back the hinge springs properly.
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1st USA review for the 2011 to 2012 Winter Season. 1/22/2012 UPDATE: The temperatures have finally been in the single digits in the North East and I'm finding this to be a very warm and easy to wear jacket. I was worrried that the light weight of the jacket would prove to be a downside when the temperature dipped way below freezing but it has kept me very warm. I had two layers (a cotton Tshirt and a polypro Mammut Underwear mid layer) underneath this Jacket on a windy 5 degree afternoon and was warm. One thing I did note is that the waterproofed zipper tracks get stiff when in freezing conditions. Another thing is because I have narrow 30 inch hips for my height 5'8" and 39"chest/?"shoulder width , I found the jacket did not cinch as tightly on me at the hemline and some wind managed to get in around my mid section. This only happened on very windy days. If you have this issue then this is easily remedied by just tucking in one of your baselayers inside your pants and wearing long johns. All in all this jacket has proved to be a great buy!
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I've been wearing these jackets for many years and never done a full review on them. This Classic Bedale is my daily-go-to jacket between the months of October and May in the North East. It is versatile and goes with anything dressed up or dressed down from Wall Street to browsing the Frozen Food Isle at the local supermarket!
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1942 1st Omega Chronograph - Calibre 27 Chro 12 / 1946 Ref 321 ~32 - 38mm? 1957 1st Omega Speedmaster Racing Inspired Ref 321 CK2915 39mm 1962 1st Speedmaster In Space - Ref 321 CK2998-1 39mm Wally Schirra Mercury Mission 1969 1st Speedmaster On The Moon - Ref 861 145.022 42mm Buzz Aldrin Apollo 11 Mission 1971 1st Speedmaster Automatic Mark 3 Ref 1040 176.002 41mm/15.9mm 1974 Speedmaster Mark 4 Ref 1045 176.0012 41.6mm/15.5mm 1984 Speedmaster Mark 5 Ref 1045 German 43.75/14.2mm 1987 Chuck Maddox’s Holy Grail 376.0822 Ref 1045 42.1mm/15.35mm 1988 Speedmaster Reduced 3510.50 Modular Chronograph 3220 Ref 1140 39mm/12.8mm 1990s Speedmaster Classics Ref 1150 39mm Valjoux 7750 Sapphire 1994 Speedmaster Classic Ref 1151 39mm Valjoux 7751 Sapphire 1996 Speedmaster Triple Date Mark 40 Ref 1151 39mm/13.6mm Sapphire The Omega Speedmaster Day-Date (aka Triple Date) was introduced in 1993 and this unpolished example is one of the early 3521.30 models. It’s perfect for the Speedy enthusiast looking for something different along with a few extra complications. It is powered by the original Omega caliber 1150. In addition to the standard chronograph function, you’ll also get the a 24 hour indicator at 9:00, a date indicator circling the perimeter of the dial, as well as the day and month at 12:00. In 1999, Omega updated the Day-Date Speedy with a bump in reference number to 3523.30 and caliber number to 1151. With even more upgrades in 2007, the Day-Date Chronograph became the 3221.90 with a chronometer rated 3606 movement and 40mm case diameter. Omega’s Speedmaster family comes in many different variations, but always with that special Moonwatch DNA. In the 1990s and early 2000s, one of the popular Speedmaster models were the Speedmaster Automatic ‘Reduced’ watches. Omega Speedmaster Day-Date Mk40 There were a number of Speedmaster Reduced models but these Triple Calendar models were – to me – the most exciting variations. This particular Omega Speedmaster Day-Date has reference 3520.50 and was introduced in approximately 1996. It is also being referred to as the Speedmaster Mk40 or TDate. The TDate stands for Triple Date of course and Mk40 is a nod to the Mark series watches with their day and date indicators. People who did not fancy a manual wound Omega Speedmaster Professional with Hesalite crystal had a number of options to buy a Speedmaster with an automatic movement and a sapphire crystal instead. This Speedmaster Day-Date 3520.50 model was one of them. This Speedmaster Day-Date Mk40 has a diameter of 39mm, without the crown. Compared to the 42mm manual wound Speedmaster Professional it is a bit smaller. The dial of the Speedmaster Mk40 is completely different from a regular Moonwatch though, with its day, date, month and 24 hour indicators. The date is indicated by a large hand, that looks similar to the minute chronograph hand on some of the former caliber 1040/1045 Speedmaster models from the past (click here to read about the Speedmaster Mark III, Speedmaster Mark IV and Speedmaster Mark V). The automatic movement of the Speedmaster Day-Date is Omega’s caliber 1151. This movement is based on the famous ETA / Valjoux 7751 movement. A work-horse and different from the aforementioned Speedmaster Reduced (3510.50) that uses an ETA 2890-A2 with a Dubois-Depraz chronograph module on top. The Valjoux 7751 is a dedicated chronograph movement, whereas the Speedmaster Reduced uses a so-called piggybacking movement. On the left side of the case, you will see the corrector for the date. The Speedmaster Day-Date Mk40 is an interesting watch for those who are looking for a self-winding Speedmaster with a date feature. A modern interpretation of the Speedmaster Professional perhaps. Although this watch has been long discontinued from the Omega catalog, you can source them easily via eBay, Chrono24 or the various Sales Forums on-line. Since these watches aren’t that old, try to source a Speedmaster Day-Date that comes complete with the original Speedmaster bracelet in stainless steel (reference 1562 with reference 850 end-pieces) and box and papers. The case back is a pressure-closed instead of screw-down on the Moonwatch models. On the inside of the case back, the case number is engraved (175.0084) and some brand marks (Omega Watch Co and Swiss Made). On the outside, the case back has the Seahorse logo embossed as well as the Speedmaster wording. Below, you will find the serial number of the watch. If there are no papers with the watch, you can request an extract of the archive at Omega in Switzerland using this serial number as well as the case (175.0084) or PIC number (3520.50).
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Quick overview on my new purchase.
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This video demonstrates how to reset, code the REGION and calibrate the PLAYBACK features of your BMW Business CD Radio. The unit I'm resetting is a Feb 2006 Alpine BMW Business CD53 Radio BMW Parts Number 65 12 6 961 215 that has MP3, HD Radio, Sirius Satellite Radio, and iPod Data/Auxillary Capabilities. This unit was ordered online but came set for another region. If your radio came like this unit did you will need to follow the steps in this video to unlock, reset and code your radio to your region. You can also see hidden information (like the production date and SV number) on the radio as well as set your antenna sensitivity and play around with your DSP settings. This will work for all year BMW Business CD53 and CD radios found on the 3 series and X3 vehicles as well as other BMW vehicles. There have been a number of posts on the Service Mode settings. Here is a summary of what I have seen: AREA - self explanatory (EUR,USA, JAP, etc) AF - Alternate frequency feature which automatically finds and can switch to a stronger station with same programming. (off, Auto, Autonopi, Man. Not used in USA broadcasts) see:http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...19&postcount=6 SN - serial number SV - firmware version and date in week-year format RI - Supposedly revision index, but never seen specifics on it. GAL - speed dependent volume sensitivity AM or FM - Displays current frequency and Field strength for signal DSP 0 V 15 - Identifies presence of DSP (0/1, 0 for E46) and current output volume setting TP-V Volume offset for traffic alert programming (Not used in USA Area) see: http://www.bimmerfest.com/forums/sho...50&postcount=2 Pixel Test
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-I forgot to mention but this is an 800 filled down vest! Just picked this past season colourway Vest up and I like it! Patagonia has updated their sizing since 2013 for the down jackets to be more fitted and tailored. Also improved zippers and cinch hem toggles! This is the Classic Navy with Pumpkin Orange trim!
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My sunshade actually came with a (p)leather pouch that match my car's oyster grey-white leather interior! I wasn't expecting that! POSITIVES: Very Cool- Keeps your front passenger area cool when the sun is out. Hard Rigid Material - It will not lose shape and flop around or fall down in your car. Folds Up Easy - The hard material is not floppy so when it's time to take it down the kit folds up easy. Comes With a Matching Leather Case - I guess that is where most of the $50 this kit costs is spent on. Silver Metallic White/Grey color – does well to reflect away the heat. NEGATIVES: -I don't like the 'B M W' logo across the front of it. It just attracts all the wrong attention if some vandal is looking to mess-with or break-into random cars. The underside is black and a felt/suede-like material so you can't really reverse it either. -There is no option to mount this to your windshield with suction cups or clips so you have to flip down your sun visors every time you put up the shade in order for the shade to stay up. If you are like me a store a lot of stuff on your sun visors (like spare car keys, cash and insurance/registration documents) then you will need to relocate them. -EXPENSIVE – The price is worth it but there is no way this Made In China kit costs a penny more than $20 USD to manufacture, market, ship and stock. So $50 to $80 retail is insane! And if that markup in price is due to the leather holder sleeve then I would be happier without the sleeve and with the $30 in my pocket. -Non-Transferable between BMWs. These shades are tailored to one specific model (even models within the same Series) so if you own multiple BMW cars (like most of us enthusiasts) then you have to buy a shade for each car. BOTTOM LINE: Asking $50 is steep BUT over the last 12 years of owning BMWs I’ve spent $50 on cheap brand Auto Shop shades that didn’t work or didn’t last beyond a season. This BMW kit is quality enough to last more than 12 years. Too bad I can’t transfer it between cars.
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Review of this awesome coat. Sold on Backcountry. I am 5'8" tall, 155lbs heavy and I wear 38R suits/Medium coats but I had to size down to a SMALL in the Deep Cold Down (DCD) to get a proper fit. Even still the size Small is cavernous enough in the chest and arms to layer lots of clothing underneath. This is a big lofty warm expedition coat that wears easy and feels very light-weight on your back. With 400 grams of 800 fill responsibly sourced Down supplemented by 40 grams of Primaloft you will never need to layer more than a base and mid layer underneath the Deep Cold Down to keep warm in any type of weather inside the orbit of Pluto. PROS: Nice Shape - The DCD has an actual shape instead of being a shapeless lump that most big expedition down coats tend to be. The DCD is tailored to fit exquisitely with contoured stitched panels, hem cinches and a waistline cinch. So it remains rigid and keeps a respectable shape whether worn zipped up or unzipped. Durable - Montane uses different weaves of Pertex Endurance fabric throughout the DCD. There is thicker fabric at the arms, shoulders, hood and lower rear with softer fabric on the chest and mid-back regions so that it is a strong wear-resistant (not just weather-resistant) coat. Warmth /Weight Ratio - This coat is very warm but also the lightest expedition box wall down coat I've worn. Having a removable hood with an ingenious substitute for a traditional heavy snow skirt helps shed weight. The Mammut Eigerjoch is the closest in warmth/weight ratio but the DCD has more features. Hood - One of the best hoods I've ever experienced. It is warm, waterproof, helmet friendly, offers full face coverage, tucks away when not used, has a wired brim, & 3 way cinch system in addition to being removable. The hood connects with a sealing zipper and baffle flap so when worn it protects like a normal non-removable hood. Collar- This coat has a down filled baffle fleece collar that wraps around your neck when the coat is zipped up so heat is sealed in and cold is locked out. The top of the collar also has a cinch toggle that lets the collar hug your neck when zipped up or be pulled back when zipped down if you get too hot. Internal Waist Cinch - Instead of the traditional heavy snow skirt the DCD uses a bungee cinch toggle that runs along the waist at the back. When cinched the jacket hugs your torso and hips at the back to effectively sealing in heat and keeping out cold and snow. Sleeves - Articulated and long for the size and provides good coverage. Belay Zipper - Love that it has this long forgotten, very useful, feature that most other expedition down coats no longer have. Drop Tail Hem - The Deep Cold Down is long enough, with a well-defined contoured drop tail hem, so that your upper legs are well covered. If you don't need the extra length then the hem cinches will shorten the coat. Exterior Pockets - All pockets are well placed with down-filling or fleece on both sides so your hands will be warm in all of them. They all secure with either Velcro strips (lower bellow pockets), zips (side fleece-lined hand pockets), or both Velcro and zips (napoleon chest pockets). CONS (nothing substantial but if you need to nitpick): Too much Velcro - Velcro on almost every pocket, along the center storm flap, on the cuffs and all over the hood. It makes using the coat easy and quick compared to using tiny snap buttons but the Velcro has a loud distracting tearing sound that you eventually get used to. Small Interior Pockets - At best a 16 ounce Poland Spring water bottle will fit in the bigger of the two mesh pockets. The smaller zippered but is big enough for cell phones, wallets and keys. OVERALL: This is a great coat at the end of the day. Apart from all the things I pointed out it is easy to wear and light on your back while providing the best warmth and weather protection anywhere your feet can take you on this green Earth!
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This is a quick first impressions review and discussion video. Usually my unboxing and full review will follow after a month or so with the watch. Let me know what you guys think. Subscribe and don't forget to hit that like button.
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Recharging The A/c System CAUTION: The high side of the A/C system is under considerable pressure. If a can of refrigerant is connected to the high side service fitting, it may explode! The system must therefore be recharged by using the low side service fitting only. If you are not sure which fittings are which, do not attempt to recharge your air conditioner yourself. Wear eye protection and avoid direct contact with the refrigerant as it can cause frostbite on bare skin. The basic recharging procedure goes as follows: 1. Identify the low side service fitting. 2. Determine the type of refrigerant required by the system. On most 1993 and older vehicles, this would be R12. On most 1994 and newer vehicles, it would be R134a. CAUTION: R12 and R134a refrigerants are incompatible and must not be intermixed. Use the type of refrigerant required for your A/C system only. On most 1993 and newer vehicles, there's an identification decal or sticker that tells what kind of refrigerant is required. Also, the size and design of R134a and R12 service fittings are different to avoid cross-contamination. 3. Connect a can of refrigerant to a gauge set or recharging hose and valve set. Follow the equipment supplier's directions for making the connections. 4. Open the valve momentarily on the gauge set or hose to blow all air out of the line (this is necessary to keep from introducing air and moisture into your A/C system). 5. Connect the gauge set or hose to the low side A/C service fitting on the vehicle. This is usually located near the receiver/drier or accumulator, or suction side of the compressor. 6. CAUTION: Make sure the can of refrigerant is held in the upright position so only vapor enters the line. Do not tip the can sideways or upside down as doing so will allow liquid to enter the low pressure side of the A/C system (This may cause damage to the A/C compressor). Also, never heat the can to make it empty faster as doing so may cause the can to explode. 7. Start the engine and turn the A/C system on high. The compressor should be engaged or cycling on and off (it may be necessary to jump the compressor clutch directly to the battery if the system is extremely low on refrigerant to keep it engaged). Compressor suction will pull refrigerant vapor into the system and slowly empty the can. This can take up to 10 minutes or more, so don't be anxious. 8. When the can is empty, disconnect the charging hose from the service fitting. Use care when disconnecting the "empty" can from the gauge set or charging hose as it may contain some residual refrigerant. 9. Add additional cans of refrigerant as needed until the system is properly charged. CAUTION: The most common mistake made by do-it-yourselfers is overcharging. Too much refrigerant can reduce cooling efficiency just the same as too little refrigerant. To work properly, the A/C system needs just the right amount. Always refer to the system capacity specs in a shop manual or other source to determine how much refrigerant is required. System capacities are specified in ounces. One can of refrigerant equals about 14 oz. Usually three to four cans is enough to fully recharge a typical passenger car A/C system that was empty. If the system is low, one or two cans of refrigerant are usually all that's required.
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Finally got the Factory Alarm Coded to work 100% with full convenience features. Next will be coding the power folding mirrors to fold and unfold with locking and unlocked of the car via the key fob. I meant 11 mph and NOT 11 miles for the doors to auto lock after you drive off
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Quick discussion on this modern sporty quilt that Barbour makes.
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I wanted the original Made in Japan SNZF15J1 version Seiko 5 Pepsi over the other Chinese made SNZF15 version and this was a great choice! This J1 watch is beautiful! The crystal has some blue-ish AR coating on it that I did not expect. The quality, weight and feel is like a Rolex Submariner minus the price tag. Only negatives I could complain about and these are no biggie is the bracelet has a hollow rattle sound when shook and the crown has no decoration or logo engraving. I thought some Divers had the 5 etched on the crown. Here the crown is bare and looks cheap when you realize there is no logo on there. However both gripes are tiny in comparisons to the many big positives things such as the crystal, case back window, firm ratcheting bezel, smooth sweeping movement and case quality!
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Took some time during my lunch hour to explain a few things! I'm tired telling thr average person that it is not a Rolex and explaining to them what a Diver watch is. Here is a simple visual hands on explaining of the differences. I think as the SEIKO 5 divers become more and more popular videos like this will be helpful to many interesting in participating in Seiko's glorious history without feeling like they are wearing a fake Rolex GMT/Sub. The SEIKO 5 Divers are the BEST divers right now for any amount of money you will spend on them! While the Rolex Divers and GMTs are the BEST luxury jewelry in the form of a watch that you can buy right now for a lot of money! Both brands do what the set out to do very well and I do not think one watch replaces the other or one brand competes and beats out the other.
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I'm no expert but I read thousands of these threads every month all asking the same questions. Hopefully the experts will add to the commentary section below and feel free to correct me on anything I may say in the video. Thanks
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This jacket is from the previous year ( the FA11 or Fall 2011 Season). The reason I wanted to praise it was because you can find these past season jackets for much cheaper than the current season ones for much much cheaper and you will be kept just as warm!
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Basically you just bought a used Omega Speedy and would like to replace some cosmetic things and fine tune the movement AND ALSO restore the waterproof-ness. Chances are crystal, bezels and bracelets are the first outer things to age and look bad. Older watches tend to no longer be waterproof as the seals wear out. The movements and timekeeping may also no longer be snappy. Below is your average costs to repair, replace and overhaul your new-to-you Omega Speedy. This is pricing for work done at OMEGA USA and includes parts, labor and warranty. FREE Take your watch to any Omega Store and the Watch master or tech will spend 30 minutes to and hour or sometimes a day or two with the watch researching the serial no. checking history and making sure your watch is genuine, moving well and in good health. They can at their discretion offer a "quickie" in store service where they could "perk up" the movement for you. $719 gets you a full over haul of all internal movement parts. Includes replacement of bad parts, replacement of dial hands, full cleaning, waterproofing/pressure test,... This service EXCLUDES the dial itself and all exterior parts such as crystal, bezel, band, case back & clasps. This pricing is specific for the 1151 movement 3520.50 but other Speedys should be around the same price depending on age and movement. Service takes 6 to 8 weeks average or up to 3 months if special parts and service are requested. $195 for a new Sapphire Crystal (labour/parts/warranty) $195 for a new bezel rim. My 3520.50 watch does not use an insert for the tachy ring so the entire bezel rim needs to be replaced. Models with tachy rings inserts will be cheaper. Price is for labour/parts/warranty. I didn't need a new bracelet of caseback or dial face so I didn't get any info on those parts. I will find out in the weeks to come as I take my watch back to get the servicing done.
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After wearing these Sperry Top-Sider Cold Bay boots through three days of Winter Storm Jonas that brought up to 30 inches of snow and sub-freezing blizzard conditions I'm ready to write my review! Overall these awesome looking boots are ONLY good for fashion and basic winter urban commuting! Because of a design flaw that lets water, snow and cold inside the boots and right to your feet these Cold Bay boots are NOT good for serious cold weather adventures or wet outdoor excursions! I normally wear a Men's 44 boot size and a US size 10.5 in the Cold Bay fits me perfect but I exchanged for an US size 11 after I realized the stiff rubber toe box isn't stretchy at all. With the extra space I can wear thick wool socks which is necessary since these Cold Bay boots are not as warm as they are rated to. POSITIVES- Comfortable for all day wear- Even when my feet got wet and cold (after cold water got in the boots) my feet stayed comfortable and blister-free for the rest of the day. After public transportation shut down I was left to walk home several miles along a back country road in knee deep snow. When I got home my legs were sore but my feet were great. Great Snow/Ice Traction - These boots hold up well when walking over ice and hard snow. I had plenty of grip with no slippage. Good Quality Leather, Stitching Detail and Rubber- Compared to the Sperry Avenue Ducks and the identical Aldo Egnus Snow Boots the leather, stitching and rubber are great quality DEFINITELY worthy of the $160 price tag. I have the STS10166 Amaretto/Black color from the 2014 season and the polished mahogany leather is beautiful to behold. It also holds up extremely well to daily wear and tear. NEGATIVES- NOT WATERPROOF!!!!!! - If you step in a puddle higher than 2 inches (where the rubber part of the boot meets the leather part) water will get in. While the rubber and leather on their own is waterproof the boot design certainly is not. The weakness is the poor design of the boot tongue gusseting. A tongue gusset connects the boot tongue to the boot and fold inside the boot under the lacing so the boot wraps completely around your foot. Normally the gusseting on snow boots, especially waterproof and cold rated boots, are thick rubber or a continuation of the same waterproofed leather (or Gore-tex fabric) used on the boot tongue. Also the gusseting tends to be as high as the boot itself so you can step in a puddle of water as high as the boot and water will not get in. Here on the Cold Bay boot the gusset is a thin strip of cotton-like material that has holes for the boot laces and it allows water/cold/snow to slip into the boot. The gusseting also ONLY comes up to the third eyelet so even if it was hypothetically made of waterproof material the boot above the third eyelet would not be waterproof. As it is now any puddles you step in or snow higher than where the rubber ends and leather begins water and snow WILL get inside the boot. The best you can do is wear your pants cuff over the boots or wear Gore-tex Gaiters to go over the boots. NOT SNOW PROOF!!!! - Snow sticks to the black suede/microfiber thing at the lip of the boot which gets wet and stays wet. It even soaks water inside the neck of the boot wetting the inside fabric as well as where you pants cuff contacts it. Again you can sort of fix this by wearing your pants over the boots or wearing Gaiters. NOT WARM!!! - I purposely wore regular polyester socks with these boots over the last three days. We had temps from 12 F to 30 F degrees and I did not find my feet to be warm. On one day this was because ice cold water got inside the boot after stepping into a 5" puddle. On another day when I hiked over a mile to get home my feet had sweat and the wetness on the socks around my toes were cold the whole time. I have worn Sorrel and Baffin boots where your feet will sweat but those -25 F rated boots still keep them warm. On the Cold Bay I didn't feel that warmth that I felt in those other brand of -25 F rated boots. The culprit for this is the lack of a proper boot tongue gusset. The space around the laces at the top of your foot will get cold and wet first which will spread through-out the rest of the boot. Albeit the Cold Bay boots will definitely be warmer than any non -25 F rated boots or sneakers BUT they are not warm as -25F rated boots should be. Replacing the gusseting with a proper snow boot cold rated waterproof gusset will easily solve this! Crappy Laces- The wispy faux leather strings do not stay tied and do not secure the boots. They remain damp long after you step in snow which makes them impossible to stay tied up. I ditched them and got lumberjack style 60" laces (like the ones you see on Timberland Nubuck work boots) which stay dry and stay laced up.
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I'm selling my 2001 330i. Topaz Blue Metallic with a clean Light Beige Leather interior. It has only 96,000 miles. Clean Carfax and Title. Adult owned and garaged it's entire life. This car is loaded with every possible BMW Factory Option: Navigation. M Sport Shift Paddle Steering Wheel. Sirius XM Satellite Radio. Bluetooth. Harmon Kardon Sound System. Intravee iPod with On Board Computer Link. Aux In. USB Charging Port. BMW Convenience Key Access. Parking Sensors. DRL with Xenons (new bulbs installed 8/2015). Front and Rear Fog lamps. Rear Sunshade. Alarm. SOS/Homelink/Compass Mirror. Recently replaced the alternator, and upgraded to a Stewart water pump and Behr Electric fan. I also got new Khumo Ecsta tires, OEM brakes, OEM cooling system parts, and front suspension control arms and ball joint in 2011 (20k miles ago). It has no mechanical issues and drives perfectly like a BMW. In 2010 this car was passed inspection at BMW Of Manhattan clearing it of any rear subframe and transmission recall issues. Cosmetically the clear coat has peeled off on the roof and the hood. The driver's side fender is slightly dented. The headliner is slightly separating above the rear seat. It comes will all Glove Box books and manual for the navigation and Bluetooth and satellite radio in a leather pouch. Also two master keys and the valet key. Clean and Clear Title ready to go to new owner. Price is negotiable. WBAAV53481FJ71852 I have uploaded two YouTube videos this morning of the car - see links below: https://youtu.be/Y8FNJRq3JQE https://youtu.be/VS5TxlsB0OI Vehicle information ======================================== VIN: WBAAV53481FJ71852 Type code: AV53 Model: 330I (USA) E-F-R series: E46 4 Series: 3 Type: LIM Steering: LL Doors: 4 Engine: M54 Displacement: 3.00 Power: 170 (231 hp) Drive: HECK Transmission: AUT Paint code: 364 - TOPASBLAU METALLIC Upholstery code: N6HC - STANDARDLEDER/HE Prod.date: 2001-06-01 S205 Automatic transmission S210 Dynamic stability control III S240 Steering wheel, leather S249 Multifunction f steering wheel S256 M Sports steer.-wheel, airbag, leather S265 TYRE PRESSURE CONTROL (TPC) S301 Anti-theft Alarm System S302 Theft Alarm with Remote Control S322 Comfort Access System S354 Green windscreen, green shade band S374 BMW light alloy wheel,radial styling 73 S403 Glass roof, electrical S411 Window lifts,electric,front/rear S412 Pull-out Helping Box-Under Driver Seat S416 Rear Window Sun Blind, Electrical S428 Warning triangle and first aid kit-Under Pass. Seat S431 Interior rear-view mirror with auto dip S438 Fine wood trim S441 Smoker package S442 Beverage Holder S444 Mulltifunctional Center Armrest Rear S459 El. front seat adjustment w. memory S470 Isofix-System S473 Armrest front S488 Lumbar support, driver and passenger S493 Storage (Oddments) Package S508 Park Distance Control S510 Headlight Adjustment Low Beam Light S520 Fog lights S5AAA REAR FOG LIGHT S521 Rain sensor S522 Xenon Light S534 Automatic air conditioning S550 On-board computer S555 High-On-board Computer (Navigation System) S563 Lights Package S564 Interior Light Package S601 TV Function S602 On-board Monitor w/ TV and On-board Computer S608 Navigation System Including On-board Computer S612 BMW Assist S619 Emergency Call System S620 VOICE INPUT SYSTEM-Voice Command thru iPhone Siri/Android S-Voice S639 BMW Bluetooth S640 Telephone Preparation S640 Preparation f tel.installation universal S645 BMW US Radio S662 Radio BMW Business CD S674 Hi-Fi system Harman Kardon S692 Preparation, BMW 6-CD changer I-bus S693 SATELLITE TUNER PREPARATION - SiriusXM EVERYTHING Lifetime Package S705 M Sport Suspension II - ZHP Front Wishbone S708 M Technic Leather Sport Steering Wheel II S709 M Sport Leather Steering Wheel S710 Multifunction Steering Wheel include. Cruise Control S710 M Style Leather Steering Wheel w/ Airbag (E34T) S784 Premium Package S789 Luxury Package S823 Hot-climate version S832 Battery in luggage compartment S845 Acoustic fasten seat belt reminder S853 Language version, English S876 Radio frequency 315 MHz S978 Innovation Package S926 Spare wheel S992 Control of number-plate attachment
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Coach Men's Bleecker Briefcase Discussion and Review. These are my favourite bags for work because they are slim, stylish and above all durable!
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Quick introduction to this latest Orient Bambino FAC00009W0 Caliber F6724 watch. Proper full length review to follow.
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My quick 1st day review of this awesome jacket. Two things to add 1. The audio is slightly crappy on this video. I don't know if the upload did something because the audio is fine on the original recording on my PC but accept my apologies. 2. The jacket does indeed have armpit vent holes towards the back. I mistakenly said it doesn't have vent holes in the video. ------------------------------ An exciting addition to our roster of products from South Shield's legendary outdoor outfitter, the Barbour's Digby Jacket is a classic silhouette with detailing that protects against the elements. With a slimmer and shorter silhouette, the cut is more contemporary, adding a new dimension to a classic piece of outerwear from Barbour. The jacket is constructed from Barbour's waxed cotton and lined with their classic tartan lining, taking this detail to the durable external finishes such as elbow patches and the stand collar for a contemporary edge to cold weather staple. 100% Waxed Cotton Construction Slim, Short Silhouette Tonal Corduroy Collar Tartan Lining Two-Way Zip Closure with Pop Stud Placket Cover Two Press Stud Closed Bellow Pockets Elbow Patches to Cuff Press Stud Closure High Collar Style Code: MWX0893OL52
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My review of this awesome Parka. I bought mine from the Gaynors web store in the UK during Cyber Monday Dec 2014. http://www.gaynors.co.uk/brands/bergh... The Parka has an AQ2 performance Waterproof outer with 600 Fill Hydrodown and multiple external and internal pockets, making this the ultimate cold conditions parka. -Jacket Weight: 1900g -Fixed hood with detachable fur trim -Ten pockets two zipped chest patch pockets two zipped lower patch pockets one zipped sleeve pocket one zipped internal map pocket -Covered centre front zip -Sleeve articulation -Adjustable cuff tabs -Dual drawcord hem adjustment
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You will need: 5 feet of bungee cord (about medium diameter) Four Bungee Cinch Toggles pieces. Hefty ones. Scissors Needle and Thread Wire Coat Hanger (straightened) Optional: Eyelets and Eyelet Hole Puncher Kit. Cinch Toggle Guards. Links to buy: http://www.amazon.com/Plastic-Cylinder-Barrel-Stoppers-Toggle/dp/B008AOUGSE/ref=pd_sim_hg_9?ie=UTF8&refRID=1G9932YV0R5XK3RADEHR http://www.amazon.com/Plastic-Toggle-Spring-Single-String/dp/B008AOUNHS http://www.amazon.com/Paracord-Planet-Shock-Various-Colors/dp/B00HAMHU9A/ref=pd_sim_hg_2?ie=UTF8&refRID=1G9932YV0R5XK3RADEHR
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Follow me as I check my Battery Voltage to see if I need a new battery or alternator. Instructions to access the hidden OBC functions: 1. Hold Trip Reset while turning ignition key to on position 2. OBC should show "Test" 3. Use Trip Reset to select function 19.0 that unlocks all the features 3. Wait for display to show "Off" 4. Depress Trip Reset for 1/4 second and release it 5. With no delay press Trip Reset several times to select one of the following function s BMW E46 On-Board Computer (OBC) Hidden Codes # - example description 1 - Car Engine and cluster data 1.0 - 46nnn Chassis nr/VIN serial number (last 5 digits) 1.1 - 4nnn K-number 1.2 - 690236 Cluster Part # 1.3 - 045210 Coding (04)/diagnosis (52)/bus index (10) 1.4 - 1200 Week (12)/year of manufacture (2000) 1.5 - 09_160 Hardware (09) and software # (16.0) of cluster 1.6 - Not used 1.7 - 04__44 CAN-version (04) KI-revision index (44) 2 - (test) Cluster System Test - Activates the gauge drivers, indicators and LEDs to confirm function 3 - SI Data 3.0 - 1098 Used fuel in liters since last SI (Service Inspection) 3.1 - 0231 Periodic inspection days; elapsed days (since last SI) 4 - Momentary Consumption 4.0 - 0145+ Instant fuel consumption - 0145=14.5 liters/100km 4.1 - 0018 Instant fuel consumption - 0018=1.8 l/Hour 5 - Distance Gone Consumption 5.0 - 082 Average mileage; 082=8.2 liters/100km 5.1 - 0536 Calc. km to refuel (momentary distance to go) 6 - Fuel Level sensor inputs in liters 6.0 - 109330+ Fuel level averaged; Left half sensor input=10.9 liters; Right sensor input=33.0 liters 6.1 - 0439+ Total tank level averaged; vlgs 6.0: 10.9+33.0=43.9 liters 6.2 - 0442+ Indicated value (44.2) and tank phase 7 - Temperature and Speed 7.0 - 021+ Coolant/Engine temperature (2.1C) 7.1 - 130 Ambient/Outside temperature - chg met 5 pts. 125/130/135 7.2 - + Engine speed / Current RPMs 1/min 7.3 - + Vehicle speed / Current Speed in km/hour 8 - Input value in HEX form 8.0 - 1d0+ System voltage ADC-Value Hex code 8.1 - 26C33C+ ADC Values HG left/HG right 8.2 - 0000 ADC Value brake degradation sensor (000=o.k.) 8.3 - 18C ADC Value outside temperature 9 - Battery 9.0 - 140 Battery Voltage - 140 = UB 14.0v 9.1 - 242013+? 9.2 - 074_78+? 9.3 0011+? 10 - Not used 11 - Not used 12 - Not used 13 - Gong Test 14 - Not used 15 - Status cluster I/O-ports (bit codes) 0=low; 1=high 1st-belt contact, seat belt fastened=0; 2) ignition lock contact, key inserted=0; 3) door contact, door open=0; 4) clock button pressed=0; 5) SI reset=0, for reset=0; 6) EGS transmission failure=0 Status Digital Outputs (bits) 0=inactive, 1=active 1) Gong output; 2) Brake warning lamp; 3) Low fuel warning lamp; 4) EGA lamp; 5) seat belt lamp; 6) manipulation dot 16 - Not used 17 - Not used 18 - Not used 19 - Lock Status; unlocks functions in range 3-18 19.0 - L-On/L-Off Unlock: press button when "L-Off" 20 - Not used 21 - Software Reset; reset OBC settings 00 - End of test
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Barbour New Classic Eskdale Quilt leaves a lot to be desired in the design and quality departments.
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