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Old 06-02-2018, 03:27 PM   #1
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Default Lidl DIY offers 8th Feb

Just a heads up but Lidl have a few DIY offers this Thursday which might be of interest for modellers on a budget. The 5" disk sander is back on offer and so is a multimeter for 10. Myself I am going for the bench pillar drill and I might be tempted to replace my multitool which is on offer again. Mine is still working but has been abused doing jobs it perhaps should not have over the last three years.

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Old 08-02-2018, 11:44 PM   #2
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I was in my local Lidl earlier today and there are lots more than the usual array of tools currently on sale, from Hot Glue guns to washer and o-ring packs, and everything in between........couldn't make my mind up so just bought some jam doughnuts and went home to count my pennies.
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Old 09-02-2018, 02:27 AM   #3
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I popped in yesterday to pick up a bench mounted disc sander, i was pleased/ surprised to find it has a variable speed control. I hope this will be a useful tool for sanding 45 degree ends, when i start scratch building some more loco sheds from styrene sheet.
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Old 09-02-2018, 03:41 AM   #4
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I popped in yesterday to pick up a bench mounted disc sander, i was pleased/ surprised to find it has a variable speed control. I hope this will be a useful tool for sanding 45 degree ends, when i start scratch building some more loco sheds from styrene sheet.
Exactly why I bought one yesterday as well
They must of had 20 or so when I got mine
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Old 09-02-2018, 11:00 AM   #5
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I was in my local Lidl earlier today .............................couldn't make my mind up so just bought some jam doughnuts and went home to count my pennies.
Ha Ha, that's probably what I would have done
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Old 09-02-2018, 11:25 AM   #6
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Fortunately I have not got a Lidl near me so I cannot be tempted
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Old 09-02-2018, 12:20 PM   #7
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The digital multimeter is a good buy at sub 10 and offers current reading up to 10Amps on both AC & DC ranges plus a audible buzzer for aiding continuity testing. These features are not always found on many budget priced multimeters!
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Correct link. https://www.lidl.co.uk/en/Non-Food-O...rticleId=10610

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Old 09-02-2018, 12:36 PM   #9
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Did buy the multimeter yesterday and it does seem a good one. Only downside is that the continuity buzzer is not that loud. Other than that I can't fault it for that price.
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Old 09-02-2018, 01:40 PM   #10
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This is not Lidi's but its cheap and there may be a sub 3 meter if people search i suspect all cheap multimeters have the same chip inside.......

https://www.banggood.com/DT832-Digit..._warehouse=USA
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