Luminaires + Lanterns in old wool mills

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Re: Luminaires + Lanterns in old wool mills

Post by Kev » Mon Jan 14, 2013 10:09 pm

Poor old buildings. Curse health and safety and cheap imports! :x

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Re: Luminaires + Lanterns in old wool mills

Post by FrontSideBus » Mon Jan 14, 2013 11:23 pm

I used to play Airsoft in loads of places like that!
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Re: Luminaires + Lanterns in old wool mills

Post by Jack_T » Tue Jan 15, 2013 5:28 am

It depresses me to see what this country has become... Same thing is currently happening with my beautiful local mental asylum... Which is being converted into flats for rich t**ts!

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Re: Luminaires + Lanterns in old wool mills

Post by Paul » Tue Jan 15, 2013 8:49 am

Better than rotting and crumbling to dust... maybe?

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Re: Luminaires + Lanterns in old wool mills

Post by johndom » Sat May 18, 2013 9:41 pm

Nice!
Chinese stuff should be banned... it's just crap!

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Re: Luminaires + Lanterns in old wool mills

Post by Paul » Sat May 18, 2013 9:46 pm

Most of the fakes around seem to come from China too!

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Re: Luminaires + Lanterns in old wool mills

Post by amtrakuk » Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:36 am

Yeah i was sold a "Samsung Galaxy note 2", what they didn't say was it only has 512 megs of memory and was Made in China. Luckily got my money back
EU - Ethics Undermined

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Re: Luminaires + Lanterns in old wool mills

Post by LinearSLI-H » Wed Jul 30, 2014 9:54 am

Are they not the same battens that Tom and Paul have just restored?
FEED THE MOOMIN!!

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