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Self Isolation Project logs

May 27, 2008
3,604 (0.81/day)
Huddersfield, uk
Processor E8200
Motherboard Asus P5KC
Cooling cooler master hyper tx3, 2x 120mm, 1x 80mm
Memory 4 GB DDR3 OCZ Black Edition
Video Card(s) Gigabyte HD 2600xt silent pipe II
Storage 500GB WD Sata / 60 GB Samsung IDE
Display(s) 20" samusng LCD, gaming at 1680 x 1050
Case some old amd thing
Audio Device(s) onboard
Power Supply 650W
Software Windows 8.1, with 'start is back' obviously
Benchmark Scores It boots whilst im still young so im pleased with that.
Currently been in self isolation for the past few weeks following government advice. I'm lucky enough that i can continue working as normal during these topsy-turvy times. Not only are people putting themselves i danger to work but others are losing jobs entirely is quite sad all round. There's an ambulance depo round the back of my house, you see them going all times of day and night got a huge amount of respect for everyone trying to help us and keep things going.

Anyway, Iv'e been trying to do various projects over the weekends and evenings to keep myself up beat about it all. Thought it would be fun to share some of my creations. There mostly furniture building of some or other fashion.

So the basis of most of these things is a shed load of left over wood from when i did an engine swap last year.

Built a gantry, a dolly, a board to work from (car was on gravel) and some mic' wood as chocks and things. Now that’s all over I'm glad I dismantled and kept all the wood so now i had a good supply of left-over materials.

Ill share some of the things Iv'e already created and got a few more in the pipeline. But for now here's some pictures of what i started out with, you can see the board in the background of the last one.


Sadly the donor engine was a dud and after a week of stripping the donor car and my car to bare cassis, swapping over entire wiring loom, entire interior and dash, entire engine i couldn't be bothered with it anymore so they went to the car park in the sky.

But it was fantastic fun, i do all the work on my cars but never anything of this scale and on my own.


Took shed loads of pictures during the entire thing, can share more if interested. Ill post up next some of the projects as mentioned this all this led to.

Also i realise this is in no way related to computing or anything. As such if its deemed not suitable please just say and ill take it down :)


Feb 13, 2016
1,375 (0.84/day)
Buenos Aires, Argentina
System Name Ryzen Monster
Processor Ryzen 5 2600X
Motherboard Asus ROG Crosshair Hero VII WiFi
Cooling Corsair H100i RGB Platinum
Memory Corsair Vengeance 32GB (4x8GB) 2400Mhz
Video Card(s) Asus ROG Strix RX580 OC 8Gb
Storage 250Gb Samsung EVO SSD, OCZ 500Gb SSD WD M.2 500Gb, plus three spinners up to 1.5Tb
Display(s) Samsung C27F591 curved monitor 27" with FreeSync
Case Cooler Master Storm Trooper
Audio Device(s) Supreme FX on board
Power Supply Corsair RM850X full modular
Mouse AFX LMO216
Keyboard Corsair Strafe RGB Silent
Software Windows 10 x64 Start 10
Benchmark Scores 3DMark Time Spy 4532
It's great to have projects at a time like this and gives you something to aim for every morning. Great work there, mate.
I spent many a happy time at the Dusty Miller in Longwood. Happy days!