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1  Economy / Scam Accusations / WARNING about KuCoin on: August 06, 2018, 03:17:31 AM
I do not frequent Bitcointalk as much as I use to but find it necessary on occasion to warn other people about POSSIBLE issues.  I have encountered an issue for about $70,000 with KuCoin and their lack of a timely resolution is a bit concerning.

It is possible that they are incredibly slow but last time I was involved with anything like this it was Cryptsy and although I got my funds out, others were not as lucky.


I had 4 withdrawals of tokens, each totaling about $60k - $70k.  One of the token withdrawals was reverted in the following transaction:

https://etherscan.io/tx/0xb83e826f7768e634b8096f20b3c4e78f0efe37defc872c29834a4e563eebfffe

I immediately opened a ticket and contacted their online support.  After 3 days I contacted them again as well as their Telegram Channel admins.  I was given the old "wait another day or two"

I have now waited 6 days and continue to get the run around from their online support, Telegram channel and in the meantime I have lost over $35,000 in value on the reverted tokens that I am unable to sell.

As I said, I am not accusing them of stealing (yet), it could be they are incredibly slow or maybe they have been hacked and are trying to cover their asses.  I have no idea but wanted to let others know.

Any feedback would be appreciated.
2  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Mining (Altcoins) / Sgminer and cgminer use by Innosilicon and Halong Mining - CLOSED source? on: April 12, 2018, 04:26:20 AM
I am by no means an open source legal analyst but have wondered for some time how both Innosilicon and Halong Mining have closed source firmware if they are using open source miners.  I have asked both Halong and Innosilicon for copies of the firmware without any luck.

While I know there may be parts that they do not want to share, I am unable to figure out if they can continue to use it without permission from -ck et al. in a closed firmware application.


For those wondering about the Firmware Updates that Inno publishes, those are not complete firmware packages.


Thanks in advance, I hope -ck can chime in.
3  Economy / Goods / WTS -High End Diamonds & Gem- Flawless - Fancy Yellow - Fancy Pink - Emeralds - on: November 04, 2017, 11:34:41 PM
After taking a break from bitcointalk I am back.  I have been concentrating on other Blockchain Tech and Mining.  I have also started a small diamond business of high end diamonds, my other passion besides crypto  Wink
Below is a sample of the diamonds I have.  ESCROW is REQUIRED.  Bitcoin or Ethereum ONLY

I have tons of other Fancy Colored diamonds as well as near perfect white diamonds.  Here are a few examples:

Round 1.16 ct - D/Flawless GIA 2151621218  $16,800
Round 1.07 ct - F/Flawless GIA 2151909665 $9600
Emerald Cut 2.01 ct D/SI1  $18,500

ALL OF MY DIAMONDS ARE GIA CERTIFIED

1 - First Up on the chopping block is a beautiful Fancy Purplish-Pink 1.0 ct/ SI2 diamond ring  GIA 2181377745   $74,000



2 - Next is a Loose Fancy Yellow Cushion shape stone that is a 2.32 ct/SI1 GIA 6241896858  $13,500



3 - Here is a beautiful Fancy Green Flawless 0.6 ct stone - GIA 1162654868  $57,000





4 - This is a gorgeous ring, it is a 4.50 Fancy Light Yellow ring.  The center stone is a VVS2 stone GIA 1152136870  - I will update the bad pictures this evening $56,000




5 - Here is a great example of a near perfect Columbian Emerald Ring.  2.28 cts and a GRS cert.  GRS2014-016569  $14,000



6 - A Sri Lanka heated Blue Sapphire and Diamond Ring.  The Sapphire is 4.12 cts and has perfect color.  GIA cert  5171784012 $16,000



















4  Economy / Computer hardware / WTS - 7 MSI Gaming 5 with 8gb RAM and CPU on: July 08, 2017, 08:59:12 AM
SInce my mining career is on hold until October I thought I would sell some more of my stuff.  I have the following:

7 MSI Gaming 5 mobos that have 8 gb of RAM and the CPU included.

I prefer to sell in 1 lot and I am looking for $1400 for the lot,  shipping included CONUS.

5  Economy / Computer hardware / WTS - 2 Nvidia Titan-Xp & 1 AMD Pro-Duo on: July 05, 2017, 05:43:33 AM
I bought a couple of Titan Xp to play around with but since my mining life is on hold until October there is really no sense in me having 3 GPU's mining.  The Pro Duo is the watercooled dual fury variety not the new "blue" dual 580 type.

Titan Xp - $1300 each in BTC - LTC - ETH
Pro-Duo - $1000 in BTC - LTC - ETH

6  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Announcements (Altcoins) / ICO for MONACO & TokenMarket - SHADY ICO - ​ ♦♦WARNING​ ♦♦ on: June 20, 2017, 09:13:32 AM
Well here we have a Team that rushed to put together an ICO to beat Ten-X to the ICO and have screwed it up.

The Monaco Team and TokenMarket have crossed the line with adding additional Smart Contracts to the end of the ICO to take in more cash.

The original contract ended at about 17 minutes before the Website Timer.

The Team and Token Market lied to investors and said it was a "Technical Glitch" on the website.

The Monaco Team and Token Market issued another Smart Contract and restarted the ICO to get more investor funds that were trying to make the minimal Eth investment needed to obtain a Black Card

I think the original investors should have the option to have their funds refunded as we were not informed of a second contract in the original contract. I would guess that altering the terms of a contract without notifying investors is illegal in most places.  I know it would be a problem in the US where several members of Token Market reside.

If the Monaco Team is a stand up Team they will see their mistake and try to right it.

I have tried communicating with both TokenMarket and Kris from Monaco but the results were less than satisfying.




I'm Kris - the founder of Monaco. Just opened an account on Bitcointalk to answer all the questions you may have regarding our company and the token sale.
We'll be posting a thread shortly...

In terms of addressing the single most common question: why only 1 day notice. It's actually pretty simple. The single thing that pushed us to launch ahead of our original July schedule was a competitor running towards an ICO with a 90% same value proposition (FX+crypto). Our CFO was at an event at VISA Innovation Centre in Singapore on 11th of May, where he ran into another founder, who basically told him what they're working on and that their ICO is going to launch in June. We made a judgement call to finish working on our ICO within a week and launch, then spend the next 30 days to gradually build exposure and increase our brand awareness, so everyone has plenty of time to get to know us and do their due diligence.

Kris"
7  Economy / Computer hardware / (WTS) 11 each L3+ - $3500 each - Buyer Backed Out - SOLD on: June 07, 2017, 05:03:48 AM
I have 11 L3+ in hand to sell.  I am looking for $3500 in BTC (using Bitstamp price) each shipped CONUS.  I am located in Nashville TN for anyone that wants to pick them up in person.  I have already sold the other units on a previous listing and these are the last 11 I have.

If escrow is used - $3600
No escrow - $3400

Escrow with philipma1957 or OgNasty only.







8  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Announcements (Altcoins) / Re: [ANN][ICO] Polybius - SCAM on: June 06, 2017, 08:03:27 AM
The "Official" ICO thread, aka Scam Thread is over run with noob accounts trying to dilute the truth about the Team involved in this ICO

Please see the links below before investing and Google Search HashCoins Scam - They previously made VaporWare miners.

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?action=profile;u=218926

https://bitcointalk.org/index.php?topic=417623.0
9  Economy / Computer hardware / WTS - Antminer L3+ - 11 units IN HAND - $3500 each on: May 15, 2017, 05:25:12 AM
I have 11 L3+ units in hand.  I have 8 of them currently running and are stable.  I have 3 that I have not opened yet because I have not had time to hook them up.  

I will sell for $3500 each in BTC or litecoin.  No bartering.  

I will pay for shipping CONUS but outside the USA buyer must pay for shipping.  

Escrow with OGnasty or phillipma1957 only.

I will post pics tomorrow.  To tired tonight.
10  Economy / Computer hardware / Needing to buy Baikal 150mh or 300mh on: May 05, 2017, 06:46:30 AM
I am needing a single 150 mh or 300 mh Baikal unit.  Myself and a few others are wanting it for some research.  I will pay what is needed within reason to get one. 

Unless I know you, Escrow is required.
11  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Mining (Altcoins) / iBelink DM11G - Group Buy - Cancelled on: May 02, 2017, 07:03:39 PM
Obviously I have issues with the other group buy and so do my friends that were involved with them as well.  I will lay this out very simple.

I have a contract to purchase 100 units and our group was at 80 units.  We have changed our mind about taking the entire risk with $500,000.

If the community wants to purchase 50+ units then we will proceed with the order and purchase the other 50 units.  Here is what would be needed for that to happen.

1 - Someone like philipma1957 would need to be involved as escrow.

2 - Escrow would need to have the entire amount for 50+ units in his hand by Friday.  

3 - Escrow would be sending the money directly to the manufacturer.  50% on Friday and the balance when the miners are going to ship.

4 - The cost per unit would be $5700.  That breaks down to $5000/unit.  $300 to cover shipping to the USA and from our data center to the buyer.  $300 for us for our time and $100 for escrow.

5 - The units would be shipped to our data center and then shipped out within 48 hours of arrival.  Any shipping costs above $300 would be paid by the buyer BEFORE shipping.

6 - We would not be held responsible for the units until they arrive to us from the manufacturer.

7 - Names and addresses would need to be in BOTH my hands and escrows hands when payment is made.  

NO EXCEPTIONS TO THE ABOVE - I do not want to be involved in the handling of the money.  There is always potential for things to not work out with the manufacturer like delays, inability to produce the item etc.  Neither escrow or our group are responsible for that, the buyer will assume ALL of those risks.

I think that covers it.   If 50+ units are not 100% paid for by Friday the deal will be canceled and money refunded to the buyers.

Our group is 5 guys and if someone from our group backs out then it is possible the deal would not go through as well.  Although unlikely.

Edited to add the following:
Wire transfer to escrow would be the most appropriate to avoid any problems with exchange rates on bitcoin, dash etc

- We could potentially do bitcoin but we would need an agreement of sorts with escrow

Edited again to add the following:
I WILL NOT BE COLLECTING ANY MONEY AT ANYTIME.  ANYONE ASKING FOR MONEY OR BITCOIN IS A SCAMMER




12  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Mining (Altcoins) / CUDA Miners - What is the most mined coin using the Green Teams Hardware on: April 25, 2017, 11:39:39 PM
I have recently started writing miners and I am having some success.  I have partnered up with another guy that writes incredible code.  I have been working on a New AMD miner for ZEC for a couple of months and hopefully we will be able to release it soon.

In the meantime I want to take a crack at something for the "other" cards (The Green Team aka Nvidia). Grin I was wondering what is the most mined coin with Nvidia hardware and/or what coin is not represented well or at all for Nvidia hardware.

Thanks
13  Economy / Computer hardware / SOLD - Antminer L3+ (Lot of 5) - May 5th Ship Date - UPDATED on: April 25, 2017, 01:11:04 AM
I have 5 Antminer L3+ for the May 5 Ship date I may possibly sell.  I have 15 total arriving.   I am firm on the details below and I am not looking to negotiate the terms.  If they do not sell it is not a big deal to me.  

I am looking for $15,000 for the 5 units - in BTC.
I will ship the day they arrive to me.
I will provide a copy of the PAID invoice from my Bitmain Account to anyone serious in buying them.

I will pay for shipping CONUS.

I will NOT accept escrow.  I paid in advance and if you are not willing to pay in advance then no big deal, you can buy them elsewhere.

If someone wants to verify my identity, I will be happy to share my contact info for verification purposes as I have done on other large deals.


Will accept escrow from OgNasty but price will be $17,500.







14  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Mining (Altcoins) / Custom RAM Timings for GPU's with GDDR5 - DOWNLOAD LINKS - UPDATED on: January 19, 2017, 09:18:26 PM
 AtomWorks gives only the HEX code for a series of values and does not actually give individual values.  It is useful in helping to figure out the timings but it takes a lot of work to actually figure out what those values really are.

For example:
-Looking at the Linux stuff available online and you can find references to things like  MC_SEQ_CAS_TIMINGS.  Under that section there are a number of values/timings (6 values I think).  

-Within Atomworks it gives a Timing like 1250 and then gives the option to change  MC_SEQ_CAS_TIMINGS but does not give the actual 6 timings individually . It would give a string of HEX values that have the 6 values included but you would still need to know the 6 timings.  

-It gives something like this:
MC_SEQ_CAS_TIMINGS at 1250 MHz  Ox456534232424  (those aren't real values)

As you can see it can be helpful but not without knowing what the info means.  Atomworks is an AMD Program and it updates through servers at AMD - unfortunately those servers are not the same as they were and it does not update.  Also it is an old copy and does not include any new GPU's like 390,380,480 etc.  

Having said that it is useful for locating things like Timings and I2C info.  I have actually figured out the individual timings on the straps and I am currently working on custom timings.  I am sure others have the info but not many, unless they work for AMD or are The Stilt.  I may be interested in doing some custom timings for farms but haven't decided.

Just food for thought.....


DOWNLOADS:
THANKS TO OhGodAGirl and Wolf0 for these items to help EASILY decode and modify straps:

You can download OhGodATool here: https://github.com/OhGodACompany/OhGodATool/releases/
You can download OhGodADecode here: https://github.com/OhGodACompany/OhGodADecode/releases/
You can download OhGodACsumFixer here: https://github.com/OhGodACompany/OhGodACsumFixer/releases

THANKS TO nerdralph for the following:
https://github.com/nerdralph/strapread/blob/master/strapmod.py

THANKS TO doktor83 for compiling Windoze Versions:
The decoder tool for windows :
https://mega.nz/#!aJAkwAxK!74I_6-f628CKIVl2TZBNrjAoujgSrKOgdnsnlwlKS_w

Checksum fixer :
https://mega.nz/#!zIwVXL4B!IUQOXRqWDw6L15rvN5gBgBN0hxc6ncQu5YcnG41m90g
15  Economy / Computer hardware / (WTS) - 100+ RX480's - on: January 15, 2017, 01:29:10 AM
I am looking to sell 100+ RX480's.  I have had them around 2 months and I am changing my mining direction again. Wink.  I am not looking to sell them 1 or 2 at a time and I am definitley not looking to give them away.  I would prefer to sell in batches of 10 or more.  Reasonable offers are accepted.  I do not have the boxes but can provide receipts if needed.

I will get an exact count later but here is what I have:

Reference 480 8gb
     XFX with Backplate - 10+
     Various Powercolor, Sapphire etc - 15+

Sapphire 480 8gb Nitro 20+
Powercolor 480 8gb - 20+
XFX RS 480 8gb - 10+
Sapphire Nitro 4gb 10
MSI 480 4gb - 20+

Escrow is welcome using OgNasty at buyers expense.


Shipping CONUS

16  Economy / Computer hardware / SOLD 390x - Powercolor, Sapphire, Asus on: January 10, 2017, 05:32:27 AM
I have 10 390x I am looking to sell.  They are in good condition with all fans running.  I have not modded the ROM's and run them at a slight overclock.  I am building a large mining Rack and they just do not fit in with a bunch of 480's etc.  I have original boxes for the Powercolor because they are watercooled but not for the Sapphire or Asus Strix

5 each - Powercolor 390x Devil - Watercooled $240 shipped CONUS
4 each - Sapphire Nitro 390x - $230 Shipped CONUS
1 each - ASUS Strix 390x - $230 Shipped CONUS

If Escrow is needed I will accept it using OGnasty

Here are pics of them mining XMR -



17  Economy / Computer hardware / Surface Pro 4 i5/256bg/8g with Alcantara Cover and Surface Dock- $1000 on: January 10, 2017, 05:20:33 AM
I bought the Surface Pro to use for monitoring my mining rigs.  I used it maybe 1 month and it has been sitting for the last 4-5 months.  I have the Original Box.

Cost
Microsoft Surface Pro 4 - 256GB / Intel Core i5 $1299
Surface Pro 4 Signature Type Cover $159
Microsoft Surface Dock $200

I am looking for $1250 Shipped CONUS or best offer.

Pictures to follow shortly.

If escrow is needed I will accept escrow with OGnasty


















18  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Mining (Altcoins) / IS PANDAMINER an AFFILIATE of ZeusMiner, ZeusHash, OXBTC, HalleyBTC on: December 30, 2016, 06:22:26 AM
I am always looking at new mining hardware but stumbled on some info I wanted to post here to get some feedback.  It appears that PandaMiner shares the same phone number as  ZeusMiner, ZeusHash, OXBTC,  HalleyBTC.  I don't recall all the details but I am thinking that those are/were scam sites. 



19  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Mining (Altcoins) / Learn to MOD your own GPU ROMs on: October 23, 2016, 03:00:41 AM
We are going to start with the basics.  Please read the OP of the following thread including all of the "Spoilers".  If you do not understand the basics and what exactly you are changing or trying to change then you risk completely screwing up and bricking your GPU.

http://www.overclock.net/t/1561372/hawaii-bios-editing-290-290x-295x2-390-390x/0_20

Please feel free to look through other threads here like Eliovp's thread after you have read the above info.  It will quickly become apparent to you that there are a lot of people that do not understand the basics and therefore are unable to get the results they wish.  

I would recommend that you read ALL of the info even if it seems like you will not use it because it may explain a procedure that you may use later.  Some of the things to really pay attention to are the following:

1 - VID, DPM, EVV
2 - VDDC, VDDCI
3 - Offsets
4 - Learn to use AtomBios, a Hex Editor
5 - Learn what ASIC Quality means and the Leakage

Please do not try and flash a ROM if you are not 100% sure of what you are doing.

I am willing to answer questions about modding roms and help you mod roms.  PLEASE ask the questions on the thread and NOT by PM so others can learn from the questions.  I am asking you to do this out of respect for those that have put in tons of time on the threads on overclock.net and because that is the way they do it and it seems to work well.  

 I ask you to be respectful on this thread and please do not spam the guys with PM's here or on Overclock.net.  

Lastly, I am not interested in directly making ROM's for people.  If you are looking for someone to hire there are several people that are for hire that do a great job.

Thanks
20  Alternate cryptocurrencies / Mining (Altcoins) / RX-480 - 31+mh @ 125w at the wall - Modded ROM - HELPING OTHERS on: October 21, 2016, 04:07:44 AM
Looks like some people just think they are better than others, that shit bores me.  I thought I would create a thread and help people with ROM's that are like me, less intelligent than the "almighty" ones here on the forum.

This is a mod I made today.  It gets 125w at the wall.  Stable for a 6 hour run.

I have tons of different 470 and 480 cards and will try my best to help people.  

I have a few rules I will apply:

1 - I will put people I know and those that contribute to the community in a positive way first.
2 - Higher rank accounts will get precedence over noob accounts.
3 - I have a life and will help as I can.
4 - I do NOT use DUAL MINING and do not test it.  

Tips are appreciated but not required.  I ask you not to share the ROMs I provide.

Thanks

Proof is in the pudding:



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