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Ah silly me.  I do recall seeing that thread.  I'll get one of Owen's units later in the year...

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Hey guys is anyone in inner north area Melbourne who's set one of the DIY units up?  I'd love to play with one.  I have quite a stack of records to clean later this year so will put one together if experiences keep coming back as positive!

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Just A quick update the Triton I ordered from NZ arrived this morning it took 7 days and its the cheapest price I could find with the help of Owen.

 

This looks like a good place in Aus to purchase Triton x-100 LR, $45.00 for 500ml http://www.ssapl.com.au/product-group/2969/category/392 still very expensive. Waiting to hear back from these guys that Owen uses Triton X 100, $49.85 for 1 L, http://www.conservationsupplies.co.nz/product/triton-x100-cle01/ regarding postage to Australia, will keep you all updated :thumb:

Total cost for 1L Triton X including postage to Aus. is  NZ $64.65 so it`s great value and Jeanette was excellent to deal with I hope this helps   :love

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18 hours ago, myskylab said:

Just A quick update the Triton I ordered from NZ arrived this morning it took 7 days and its the cheapest price I could find with the help of Owen.

 

This looks like a good place in Aus to purchase Triton x-100 LR, $45.00 for 500ml http://www.ssapl.com.au/product-group/2969/category/392 still very expensive. Waiting to hear back from these guys that Owen uses Triton X 100, $49.85 for 1 L, http://www.conservationsupplies.co.nz/product/triton-x100-cle01/ regarding postage to Australia, will keep you all updated :thumb:

Total cost for 1L Triton X including postage to Aus. is  NZ $64.65 so it`s great value and Jeanette was excellent to deal with I hope this helps   :love

Hi Tim,

Just in discussions with Jeanette at the moment and was wondering which freight option you went with. Tracked or untracked? 

Cheers Matt.

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Just an update. I just ordered this one off ebay, http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/221617736837?_trksid=p2060353.m1438.l2649&ssPageName=STRK%3AMEBIDX%3AIT

I made an offer of $120, they counter offered with $136.77 so I counter offered their counter offer with $130.00 and it was accepted so if you are thinking of getting one don't be scared to haggle.

Cheers Matt.

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did the same thing last week and got it for 130 !

just need to get the other bits now ,

and I'm off

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I had a hunt around for the motor but Kogan was still the cheapest so I ordered mine from there. Still waiting on Jeanette to get back to me with an invoice for the Triton. 

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So has anyone settled on their perfect mix ratio  yet ? ( water , iso alc, X-100, melody mate...... )

 

Triton recommend a 1% solution.......   that is 100ml in my 10 litre tank............ that is a LOT of detergent in my mind. 

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15 hours ago, Leinster Lad said:

So has anyone settled on their perfect mix ratio  yet ? ( water , iso alc, X-100, melody mate...... )

 

Triton recommend a 1% solution.......   that is 100ml in my 10 litre tank............ that is a LOT of detergent in my mind. 

 

That is a huge amount of detergent. Your room would look like a city fountain when someone pours a bottle of washing up liquid in on a drunken Saturday night.

 

I fill my 6.5 litre tank up with hot water from the tap and 3 drops of Tergitol, works a treat. I tried 1 drop, then 2 then 3 and 4. 4 was too much, 3 works perfectly.

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I haven't got mine set up yet, still waiting on parts:(. I was going to roll with 0.2% which is 9ml in 4.5l of water. 

100ml seems way too much.

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Anyone has trouble receiving triton from NZ Jeanette?
I just made an enquiry and she said no guarantee of going pass oz custom? And she had a few undelivery overseas but no sure if she meant other countries.

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Hi @dwbasement , @myskylab got his in a week. I ordered a bottle of it las week so should get it later this week. I'll let you know if i have any problems.

Cheers Matt 

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Hi [mention=147028]dwbasement[/mention] , [mention=141248]myskylab[/mention] got his in a week. I ordered a bottle of it las week so should get it later this week. I'll let you know if i have any problems.
Cheers Matt 

Thanks Matt.
Did you ordered yours tracked or non tracked?
Cheers
Dennis

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Hi Dennis, no just standard delivery and i asked the same question of Tim and he went standard as well. Extra money to buy more vinyl. Lol.

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Put my order in this afternoon for 2 bottles to share with other sna'r, work out around $55 each posted

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On 2017-6-13 at 8:25 PM, dwbasement said:

Put my order in this afternoon for 2 bottles to share with other sna'r, work out around $55 each posted

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Hi @dwbasement just an update. Got my Triton yestetday, no problems. Delivery in a week. Not bad. Just waiting on the bracketry now and I'm all set.

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Hi [mention=147028]dwbasement[/mention] just an update. Got my Triton yestetday, no problems. Delivery in a week. Not bad. Just waiting on the bracketry now and I'm all set.

Good to know, thanks for the updates mate.

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Got my triton from Jeannette today, no issue with non tracked postage. Now awaiting the USRCM...

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Sweet. I actually got two delivered over a period of 4 days. Only thing is one isn't for me so if you are out there Christopher in 2050 NSW, I have it. There was a mix up with the postage labels and I ended up with both. I could keep them both but I'm not that sort of bloke. I'll get onto Jeanette on Monday and get it sorted.

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I have 2 bottles delivered, another sna'r will take one when our usrcm come...i bought 2 with the polish guy and only cost around 250 each.

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Hi Tim,
Just in discussions with Jeanette at the moment and was wondering which freight option you went with. Tracked or untracked? 
Cheers Matt.

Which link is Jeanette?

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Jeanette is from Conservation Supplies in NZ which is where the triton x 100 comes from. Not sure what link you are referring to but if you need triton they are the ones to get it from.

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She is good.

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1 hour ago, t_mike said:

It appears the rotisserie motor from Kogan has been out of stock for a while. Here's one on ebay with a fixed 2 rpm speed. Should do the job?

 

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/231326777428

http://www.ebay.com.au/itm/DC-1-8V-3V-5V-6V-12V-2A-Low-Voltage-Motor-Speed-Controller-PWM-1803BK-XUd-/132206025995?hash=item1ec817dd0b:g:wzAAAOSw5dNWiT1Z

 

While you are there :) in the Ebay

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