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Old 29th September 2013, 14:36   #3946
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My PC is gathering loads of dust and there is very little i can do about it, being very lazy and also the prospect of dismantling my desktop to give it a proper dust off is not very encouraging. Some places electronics are also difficult to clean but a blower can do it very easily.

My primary requirement is the blower function.
Budget is limited to 4k.
Beats me, Why would you want to spend 4k on blower where as you can easily get it home serviced for 400 rs.
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Old 29th September 2013, 21:07   #3947
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On interesting bit of information. Very occasionally, wet service may be required to clean the condenser. Also, one of my window units had a very low air discharge. We had to hold a screwdriver on the side, and rotate the blower to knock out the stuck dust (small smart ticks) to make them work. Later I realised the same trick also works on the blowers in splits unit.
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Old 30th September 2013, 11:17   #3948
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Has anyone tried Borax in a washing machine for cleaning clothes?
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Old 30th September 2013, 17:38   #3949
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Has anyone tried Borax in a washing machine for cleaning clothes?
I hear people mixing in the engine oil but never in wAshing machines

I think it also works as pesticide
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and also favoured in Carrom Boards This is where I have used it a lot. Versatile stuff!
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Old 1st October 2013, 22:37   #3951
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and also favoured in Carrom Boards This is where I have used it a lot. Versatile stuff!
😊 lubricating Carrom board is the primary application IMO, dont know if it has any mainstay induatrial application as well
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So, I zeroed in on Panasonic after I caught up with its features, the price point and later a demo at Croma. Could not check out LG at any of these places, and also was not able to finally select ona particular model.

Asked around for better quotes at Pana showrooms and Reliance Digital aswell. And finally got the Pana CG304 from Reliance @5995. (500 less than other lowest Q)

Does the job well, sound level is fine, enough of accessories. Hope it continues the 'good work' :-)
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I hear people mixing in the engine oil but never in wAshing machines

I think it also works as pesticide
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and also favoured in Carrom Boards This is where I have used it a lot. Versatile stuff!
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😊 lubricating Carrom board is the primary application IMO, dont know if it has any mainstay induatrial application as well
A quick googling on Borax reveals it to be a very good cleaning agent for clothes, when mixed with detergents. I am looking to get some for that use.
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Borax solution also finds use for cleaning wounds.
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I hear people mixing in the engine oil but never in wAshing machines

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and also favoured in Carrom Boards This is where I have used it a lot. Versatile stuff!
You're talking about Boric Acid. Boric Acid and Borax is not same.
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You're talking about Boric Acid. Boric Acid and Borax is not same.
Yes, you are correct. I mixed then up. Borax also called suhaga is used a lot by jewellers as a flux.
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My mother wants a walk man that plays cassets and has FM and AM in it. In the current era of iPods am I asking too much?

Any good brand is OK. Please suggest
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My mother wants a walk man that plays cassets and has FM and AM in it. In the current era of iPods am I asking too much?

Any good brand is OK. Please suggest
Recently my friend bought a Sony Walkman for 1700 rs , this was for the Carnatic music classes. This should be available in almost all electronic shops in Bangalore.
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My mother wants a walk man that plays cassets and has FM and AM in it. In the current era of iPods am I asking too much?

Any good brand is OK. Please suggest
Here is one from Sanyo for Rs 425:
http://www.ebay.in/itm/Sanyo-VIP-X11...-/300949752060

I remember spending like some Rs1500 on a walkman 20 years ago!!
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Wife needs a sandwich maker with following features:
1. Toasting and grilling features
2. Easy to clean (removable plates preferred)
3. Good build quality
4. Four slice capacity (two sandwiches at a time)

Budget: max: 6000

Any recommendations?

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