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    Well.....compliance with building codes is...

    Well.....compliance with building codes is another matter all together.

    It was not untill after 1974, cyclone tracy that tie down and bracing was introduced as a requirement nationaly and frame...
  2. Yeh I gave the sample patch a good rub with...

    Yeh I gave the sample patch a good rub with thinners first.


    Seems what i have is not a dektite at all, its a Rapidflash Dura Superboot.

    Seems ya not suposed to need any sealant at...
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    well what do ya know...it just magicaly appeared...

    well what do ya know...it just magicaly appeared after my last post:?

    cheers
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    Um...sorry not there in my view. All I have is...

    Um...sorry not there in my view.

    All I have is "reply with quote" in the coloured bar at the bottom of the post.

    do not have this problems on woodworkforums, or any other forum I use for that...
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    Why can't I post without a quote.

    I can seem to find a link where I can simply post a reply without quoting a previous poster.

    Am I missing something.

    cheers
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    The insurance issue is a valid one, but to say...

    The insurance issue is a valid one, but to say that you are uninsured unless it is on the council plan is a bit of an exageration.

    I doubt that there would be many houses that completly agree with...
  7. Um yeh pretty much figured that out the first...

    Um yeh pretty much figured that out the first time.

    The first time the dectite was rubber, this time it is silicon & I am concerned that because there is no bond between the silicon rubber of the...
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    There are lots of things "the other side" may try...

    There are lots of things "the other side" may try on.

    A mate of mine baught an old house years ago with the aim of doing it up and reselling.

    During settlement for his sale, the solicitor from...
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    When you say " allowances", is the what the...

    When you say " allowances", is the what the builder is declaring that they have "allowed" for the items listed.

    For example, when the builder is costing the job, unless otherwise specificaly...
  10. Thread: Mains Cable

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    Um....it depends on what type of termination was...

    Um....it depends on what type of termination was used.

    A lot of terminations are now done with insulation displacement or piercing connectors and no stripping or only stripping of the outer jacket...
  11. Sealing big ass decktite to corogated iron.???

    Over 10 years ago I installed a wood heater in our single story steel roof house.

    Back then I used a big ass white rubber decktite lots of screws and lots of silicon.

    Appart from a fred heering...
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    Of course all thsi government sanctioned green...

    Of course all thsi government sanctioned green stuff is hard...... its not there for your benifit or the environment.....its for the benifit of the government or the manufacturers who contribute(...
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    Legaly you can't walk directly on a tile roof,...

    Legaly you can't walk directly on a tile roof, not do any plumbing work, cant run a single data cable in your house, cant put a plug on an electrical cord without a licence and a raft of other...
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    When I installed our wood heater quite a few...

    When I installed our wood heater quite a few years ago, I purcahed the australian standards.

    One important concept is that of fire resistance.

    The tiles them sleves are not considered fire...
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    Split system AC with pre charged pipes.

    I'm looking at thowing in a split system aircon, the mechaincal installation and the electrical are no problem.

    AND

    I know that it is follisness to tray and install open piping with out a suck...
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    are you sure your computer hasn't been...

    are you sure your computer hasn't been compromised and its trafic routed thru one of those dodgy IP addresses that has been banned for good reason.

    Is your machine
    patched up to date.
    virus...
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    the beauty of the hydroseal washers is that if...

    the beauty of the hydroseal washers is that if you trun them off too hard the brass body just bottoms out.... its pretty damn well imposible to mangle the actual seal...... unless the seat isn't flat...
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    progress report on the hydroseal washers........

    progress report on the hydroseal washers..... apart from 1 i havent touched any of the taps I fitted them to arround the time of the original thread.

    the 1 I have a problem with.
    the tap seat has...
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    Didnt last long 1474 tonight sunday 22/07 I...

    Didnt last long
    1474 tonight sunday 22/07

    I wondered why some post were taking a while to happen.

    cheers
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    Yep mee to.... unfortunately I havn't loaded...

    Yep mee to.... unfortunately I havn't loaded firefox on this machine yet.

    Glad I read this thread rather than starting my own.

    all sorts of stuff underlined in red an the mouse dont work...
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    So if it it 930 here what time is it in the US....

    So if it it 930 here what time is it in the US.
    Is it a scheduled back up, of coinciding with open of business somewhere.

    cheers
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    It happens to me just about 5 min ago. & just...

    It happens to me just about 5 min ago. & just about every night i've been on for quite some time somewhere arround 9:30pm or so.

    cheers
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    silver foil that hasn''t got fuzzy stuff on it...

    silver foil that hasn''t got fuzzy stuff on it wont do much at all.

    R3.5 poly will fill a 90mm cavity pretty well.

    7mm brace ply is about the cheapes thing That I recon will do the job.
    It...
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    It doesn't have to vent into the roof cavity.......

    It doesn't have to vent into the roof cavity.... that makes things a bit hard.
    You just have to provide or allow some space to allow air to circulate.

    In the past all domestic fridges had a sort...
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    One thing that is real important to understand is...

    One thing that is real important to understand is that a fridge is a heat exchange device.
    It gets cold inside by pumping heat to its outside....... this heat has to go somewhere...... if you plan...
  26. The room within a room is more practical than you...

    The room within a room is more practical than you would think, I have seen several of various sofistication (some very crude) but all of reasonable effectiveness.
    yess you do need some forced air...
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    Those in other states and many in QLD who havn't...

    Those in other states and many in QLD who havn't had a good look at our current WHS legeslation probaly won't appreciate the wide ranging ramifications.

    In QLD employment law has absolutely no...
  28. I think that you are barking up the wron tree if...

    I think that you are barking up the wron tree if you think treating your cieling alone will do a scrap of good..... the existing is a slab of concrete. Sound goes thru lots of other things much...
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    I think you'll find in QLD the WHS legeslation...

    I think you'll find in QLD the WHS legeslation mostly applies to everyone.

    cheers
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    Completey off the subject but. Theremin... do...

    Completey off the subject but.

    Theremin... do you make strange noises when people bring there hands near you?:D
    Has this gag already beed done?

    does anybody else know what I'm talking...
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    I don't know if they'll bee all that cheap but...

    I don't know if they'll bee all that cheap but give "Brisbane Step Service" a ring.
    If its exterior they'll want to work in kwila.... but these boys do nice steps.
    Brothers Ashley and Ian.... nice...
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    A mate of mine is a fussy builder.:roll: he...

    A mate of mine is a fussy builder.:roll:
    he uses a dumpy to set his floors at all stages.

    he realy likes to get 2 to 3 mm over the whole floor ( likes) if he cant get better than 5mm he gets all...
  33. thanks trevor, I'll have alook at the link. ...

    thanks trevor, I'll have alook at the link.

    Whats the diff between standard t&g and overlay flooring?
    Is it just thinner?

    the reason I wont be laying an underboard or beraers is that there are...
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    Just dunk the end in a bucket of creosote...

    Just dunk the end in a bucket of creosote first.:D :D :D
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    The odd piece is probably clean and fresh and by...

    The odd piece is probably clean and fresh and by some accident of fate hasn't beed exposed to the same things as the other pieces.
    merbau/ kwila bleeds like the devil..... thats the colour we see...
  36. T&G floring direct to concrete, parky direct to concrete.

    I know this has sort of been covered before to some extent, but any way here we go again.

    At some time in the future:? Im considering laying some timber floor.
    If it is to be so, it will have to...
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    BULL$&%T needed.

    the new range of emoticons is great but a decent ######## emoticon is need preferably in the sidebar. two would be better.

    cheers
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    There are all sorts of complicated ways to do...

    There are all sorts of complicated ways to do this.
    & yep I do have a very funky box to do it (still not to market)

    But for a compressor a connection to the switched side of the preasure switch...
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    expanded smiles

    Having an expended range of smiles in the smile pane to the right>>>>
    is great but it now has all the obscure ones in it & not the standard smiles.
    There were the standard smiles and a few others...
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    home page gets me where its suposed to and email...

    home page gets me where its suposed to and email click thrus work today.

    cheers
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