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    I have a Ryobi, have had it about 4 years now and...

    I have a Ryobi, have had it about 4 years now and I'm also a lefty.
    It has served me pretty well and its only just starting to play up and I would say its more a result of my use and abuse than...
  2. I use 3 per side and 1 in the middle of the top...

    I use 3 per side and 1 in the middle of the top reveal, helps stop it moving with all the opening and closing.
  3. To be fair I haven't shopped with them for awhile...

    To be fair I haven't shopped with them for awhile so my comment is probably off the mark.
    Bunnings at the end of the day is a supermarket and follows the supermarket selling principles, offer a few...
  4. And Sydney Tools ain't even that cheap...

    And Sydney Tools ain't even that cheap...
  5. I do love my Eastwing 20oz even when it smashed...

    I do love my Eastwing 20oz even when it smashed the tip of my finger....and I prefer the shock absorbing grip to the leather.
    And I have a Stanley fatmax for general bashing duties...
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    I welded plates to the end of my beam with a...

    I welded plates to the end of my beam with a couple holes in each and bolted to the double stud at each end and triple jack studs under each end of the beam. It was also bolted up to the top plate.
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    6 changes per hr probably won't be enough to get...

    6 changes per hr probably won't be enough to get rid of the heat build up, but without knowing your heat load its hard to say...
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    I use these around tap spigots Adhesive Flange -...

    I use these around tap spigots Adhesive Flange - Mixer Set Rnd they do them for mixers now as well.
    I get all my stuff from them. And don't forget the primer.
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    Usual practice in dealing with a heat load in an...

    Usual practice in dealing with a heat load in an office environment is to apply a cooling load.
    In your case you need changes of air/hr, around 15-20 to get rid of the heat.
    Based on 15 changes and...
  10. We used Wideline Windows & Doors | Home...

    We used Wideline Windows & Doors | Home for all our windows and doors. Pretty happy with the results
  11. Queensland Timber Mouldings...

    Queensland Timber Mouldings
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    I did the GI strapping with tensioners on our...

    I did the GI strapping with tensioners on our deck on top of the joists and it worked a treat.
    Just have to be careful when drilling your deck boards not to snap the drill as it drills through the...
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    Really depends how much you have to do. Its not...

    Really depends how much you have to do.
    Its not so much that the blade goes dull, the stuff actually wears the HSS blade away so you will spend a lot more time grinding your plane blade back to...
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    Just out of interest, what legislation covers...

    Just out of interest, what legislation covers plumbing?
  15. Phil, pretty sure he means 6" diameter. I would...

    Phil, pretty sure he means 6" diameter.
    I would use an auger the next size up, 8"? And backfill.
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    You mean Narcolepsy not sleep apnoea

    You mean Narcolepsy not sleep apnoea
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    I'm not a builder but what your suggesting is how...

    I'm not a builder but what your suggesting is how I would do it but I would use triple grips to secure the joists to the bearers and I wouldn't notch out the bearers. I would also keep the joists at...
  18. Something like this? 35 MM Hinge Drilling Jig -...

    Something like this?
    35 MM Hinge Drilling Jig - Rockler Woodworking Tools
    I have bought stuff from these guys before and from memory delivery was pretty quick.
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    I find a nice sharp chisel used very carefully is...

    I find a nice sharp chisel used very carefully is good for scraping up dried silicon, the glossy tiles are easier to get it off. And a pot scouring pad for small bits, again used carefully.
    I also...
  20. Something like this maybe?...

    Something like this maybe? http://www.dulux.com.au/specifier/product/protective-coatings/concrete-flooring/product-detail?product=6662
    But you might have to grind the floor first depending on how...
  21. Yeah, that was the stuff (not the tape...

    Yeah, that was the stuff (not the tape measures!).
    273m2 is quite a large area...FC sheet alone from the green shed would be over 2 grand....
    Mouse & snake mesh at $165 for 30m would cost you...
  22. No that's AC sheet, FC sheet is just your bog...

    No that's AC sheet, FC sheet is just your bog standard fibre cement sheet you get at hardware stores.
    Your right, it would be more work but would look neat and you wouldn't have to worry about the...
  23. Disagree, with 26 joists to jack up, remove the...

    Disagree, with 26 joists to jack up, remove the old bracket, grind clean, cut new bracket, clamp in place then weld and spray with cold galv I reckon that would take a quick guy 30min per joist.
    ...
  24. Apologies, ignore the air gap I was thinking of...

    Apologies, ignore the air gap I was thinking of reflective insulation. i.e. wall insulation with a wall wrap.
    You normally use a rigid polystyrene board or a concertina type foil batts for under...
  25. You need 31 bags to do 273m2. Make sure you...

    You need 31 bags to do 273m2.
    Make sure you leave an air-gap between the underside of the floor and the top of the batts, about 50mm should be good.
    Also try not compress the batts to much as it...
  26. Both methods (bolting &welding) are recommended...

    Both methods (bolting &welding) are recommended by manufacturers such as stratco. But they also rely on the joist actually sitting on the purlin/bearer. My issue with welding would be trying to get...
  27. From the pics, they look like they are doing the...

    From the pics, they look like they are doing the lions share of the work? Normally I would expect the joists to be notched into the beam and a bracket tying the whole lot together.
  28. I'd be putting a couple tek screws in each side,...

    I'd be putting a couple tek screws in each side, and while I'm there I would do all the other beams too, those spot welds look pretty suss...
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    I like the safety anchor, will have to get one...

    I like the safety anchor, will have to get one for our place.
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    It should help prevent jamming, but it should...

    It should help prevent jamming, but it should also get your nails going in a bit deeper. If you don't have tool oil use a light, thin oil.
    One day I'll get round to fitting the inline filter I...
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    Don't forget to drain the condensate from your...

    Don't forget to drain the condensate from your compressor tank regularly, also I always put about 8 drops of tool oil down the hose connector on the gun before each use and I don't generally get any...
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    I have a Ryobi ems 2026 RYOBI Australia:...

    I have a Ryobi ems 2026 RYOBI Australia: Discontinued
    Having used it for a couple of years now and generally happy with it. The mitres only go to 45 on the left hand and 50 on the right and the...
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    Ours does the same thing, but we don't find it a...

    Ours does the same thing, but we don't find it a problem. I guess the noise travels down the gap between the double skin outer flue and the inner flue.
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    Have a look at your states food authority...

    Have a look at your states food authority website, in NSW its NSW Food Authority: safer food, clearer choices | NSW Food Authority They should have most of, if not all the info you need.
    Once you...
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    Get yourself a copy of AS4696-2007 hygienic...

    Get yourself a copy of AS4696-2007 hygienic production and transportation of meat for human consumption.
    Part 7 is about premises, equipment and essential services.
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    This is true, they also tend to be utility or...

    This is true, they also tend to be utility or feature grade so you will have a lot more natural features in the timber such as knots, gum veins, face checking etc which is fine if you like that sort...
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    Ignore my last Q, I just noticed the...

    Ignore my last Q, I just noticed the bearer...:doh:
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    Looking good, that's a big job you got going. I...

    Looking good, that's a big job you got going.
    I can't see any trimmer joists around your stairwell opening, did they go in after the pic was taken?
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    Thanks for the replies guys. I'm not too keen on...

    Thanks for the replies guys.
    I'm not too keen on the acid wash as run off would be a problem, our streets stormwater currently runs into a stream in a reserve next to us, well it would if the...
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    Thanks Barney, I've been looking at sealers but...

    Thanks Barney,
    I've been looking at sealers but I'm not convinced about the durability, especially on a steep driveway.
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