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    20th May 2022, 12:49 PM
    Thanks for that. I hadn't thought of looking at the Sika range of products. Might even have it at the local Mitre5 (half as good as Mitre10, Mightahadit, etc, etc)
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    19th May 2022, 10:17 AM
    Not sure where to put this, but Tools seems to be the best choice. While replacing the dodgy thermostat on our Ilve Oven I also noticed some separation between the inner and outer glass, so this might also have some bearing on the out of whack temperature control that SWMBO was on about. The attached pic isn't all that great but it looks like a bracket siliconed to the front glass has partly come adrift. A check of Dr Google suggests that JB Weld Red Hi-Temp RTV silicon (up to 550F) will...
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    5th May 2022, 09:55 AM
    A bit odd that they don't fit, however an easy solution might be to fit them with appropriate size mounting blocks over the existing wall plates. You should have about 10mm clearance to the wall plate, plus a narrow mounting block might give you enough clearance. Not quite as pretty as flush mounting though, (remember... quick, cheap, good, pick any two!)
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Retired engineering company CEO. Started life as an Electrician. Renewed my contractors license a couple of years ago and now do small jobs for local builders and estate agents.
Skiing (of course). and the continuing saga of renovating and maintaining our rural property a few Ks out of town.
Supposedly retired (someone once told me that when you retire, you will wonder how you found time to go to work... they were right!)


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