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    Buffalo couriers

    Funny, so the parcel sent via Paxi is still on the way from Johannesburg... ordered 31 August (I estimate it will probably only be available for collection 1 October based on past experience) The order placed on 14 September is out for delivery with Dawn Wing. Gonna see if I can somehow get...
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    3d Printers South Africa

    For a Google home mini.
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    Buffalo couriers

    I think that makes a big difference, mine goes via a Pepstore (paxi). My dad ordered something two weeks after me and got it before me, because he's in an outlying area, they used a proper courier.
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    Buffalo couriers

    Out of interest, who did your last leg delivery?
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    Mustek responds to CWU letter announcing strike action

    Considering how these unions, and their members behave, no surprise.
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    Buffalo couriers

    I ordered a bunch of IoT stuff on the 31st of August - it arrived here quite quick, and then slowed to SA pace. In the time of these two status: ARRIVED JHB WH and LEFT JHB WH... I ordered two PoE Cameras, they left China and cleared customs here.
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    Buffalo couriers

    It amazes me how slow Buffalo are. Six days for a parcel to arrive and then leave their Johannesburg facility. (this is after customs) You order something from China, its here in a few days, and then takes 2-3 weeks to get delivered within South Africa.
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    Beware when ordering from RARU...

    @rpm - how about a story on raru's refund tactics?
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    Beware when ordering from RARU...

    Yip - I still have a complaint from this time last year they're investigating.... (ombuds)
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    Home Assistant : Q&A, Tips & Tricks, Your Configs

    2. Depends on what you want to spend My property door is a standard striker lock with a Sonoff SV on it. On the house door, I just installed a Yale YRT256 lock. (still need to decide on how to automate it)
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    Home Assistant : Q&A, Tips & Tricks, Your Configs

    Anyone know of something similiar to this for linux? (ubuntu) https://github.com/sleevezipper/hass-workstation-service Seems to work: https://community.home-assistant.io/t/sensor-for-computer-usage/59522/20
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    Home Assistant : Q&A, Tips & Tricks, Your Configs

    What's the neatest way to go from 220v to usb (5v)? (preferably smart) I have a redundant light outside by our patio (covered) that my wife would like to but put fairy lights, thought of going with the usb ones.
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    SAA needs new airplanes: CEO

    That didn't take long.
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    Win R2,000 - Which South African company would you love to work for?

    Investec - I like where they're going with open banking.
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    Smart outdoor security cameras in SA?

    Thought I'd mount a camera on the bird feeder...
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    Buffalo couriers

    Jeez - I wish my interactions were that simple. Mine are more along the lines of something being missing, and them asking for proof.
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    Buffalo couriers

    Let us know how it goes with banggood - I find their support terrible.
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    3d Printers South Africa

    Wont do this one again, multiple parts failed multiple parts, with varying degrees of supports. Not sure how its done without supports. Came out VERY rough at 0.2mm.
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    3d Printers South Africa

    Most of the issues are plugin related. I'm using a old Pi3 I repurposed with no issues for months now. RE: Plugins - I've disabled two recently (WLED/PSU Control) - it seems as soon as Octoprint can't contact them over the network - **** hits the fan with printing.
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    No extension for driver's licences that expire between 1 September 2021 and 31 March 2022

    Mine expires tomorrow, went last month and the damn finger print machine was offline
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