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  1. Thread: buy sell swap

    by Terrian
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    Thank ya kindly good sir :)

    Thank ya kindly good sir :)
  2. Thread: buy sell swap

    by Terrian
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    buy sell swap

    ok, so been 6 months or a bit more since I have been here, is there a 'for sale' forum here still?
    I have quite a few tools, timber, that I would like to sell off, a going out of business sale so...
  3. I bought the drill bits I used from bunnings, 4...

    I bought the drill bits I used from bunnings, 4 or 5 sizes in the packet, something like $30 for the packet.

    off hand I think I got about 10 holes before the bit was totaled, slow drill speed,...
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    Damn nice way to do business and to spread a good...

    Damn nice way to do business and to spread a good word about your company name (all at the cost of SFA)
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    those driveways look like the reverse version of...

    those driveways look like the reverse version of the ones at the new units at the end of our street !! (wanna see those garages after a heavy rain storm !)
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    concrete, 100mm thick, 25mpa (after all, you...

    concrete, 100mm thick, 25mpa (after all, you never know what you may want to park on it in the future!) add colour to your preference.
  7. Thread: tree killer

    by Terrian
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    redose it a few times till the bugger turns up...

    redose it a few times till the bugger turns up its roots.



    how lucky do you feel :)
  8. just go 500mm to be safe :) na, I am sure one...

    just go 500mm to be safe :)

    na, I am sure one of the decking experts will raise their head in here shortly.
  9. :rofl: luv it

    :rofl: luv it
  10. Slow drill using diamond bit, they are not...

    Slow drill using diamond bit, they are not expensive, a little water helps keep the bit coolish.
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    my FIL tiled the dining room, kitchen, hall &...

    my FIL tiled the dining room, kitchen, hall & laundry, basically did one room at a time, he had no dramas, he did take a lot of time to make sure the lines were straight, you stand at te end of the...
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    silastic them down, but gee, going to be very...

    silastic them down, but gee, going to be very hard to keep them clean.
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    well, laundry is done. final pics: before: ...

    well, laundry is done. final pics:
    before:

    80908 80909

    After:
    80910 80911

    for the full set of pics:
    Picasa Web Albums - TerrianC - laundry
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    bit late, I know, but I would have used 75mm...

    bit late, I know, but I would have used 75mm coach screws, 2 70x35 pine at last 1.6m and screwed into as at least 1 stud either side of the clothes line mounting point.
    75mm screws = 40mm into the...
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    this could very well be a 'my tool shed is fuller...

    this could very well be a 'my tool shed is fuller than your tool shed' :)
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    the family pooled their $$ and got me a mixer for...

    the family pooled their $$ and got me a mixer for my 50th b'day :)
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    a decent tape measure :) Hey, maybe we could all...

    a decent tape measure :)
    Hey, maybe we could all line up our toys and take a picture :)
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    Custom comes into its own when your kitchen /...

    Custom comes into its own when your kitchen / whatever is not setup to take the 'standard' base units no matter how creative you get :)
    Our laundry I shortened by 90mm to make use of standard sized...
  19. we had a Bonaire system put in a year years ago,...

    we had a Bonaire system put in a year years ago, one of our better decisions :)

    as for an installer, I am sure the mob we used would be happy to travel to Perth as long as you paid the expenses :)
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    maybe the likes of Ikea can do the kitchen...

    maybe the likes of Ikea can do the kitchen cheaper than a cabinet maker because they makes 100s of thousands of the damn things every year, getting the materials a whole lot cheaper than the average...
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    ummm, coz that is how it was when the exhaust fan...

    ummm, coz that is how it was when the exhaust fan was installed 20+ years ago

    and guess what, no sting & no seep through the ceiling plaster.

    Mind you, when the kitchen gets its redo some time...
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    appropriate use of water proofing was done :) If...

    appropriate use of water proofing was done :)
    If the laundry was subject to flooding, the water has a few areas of escape, I would expect the depth of the water to never exceed about 3mm :)
  23. looking at the picture you posted, what is up...

    looking at the picture you posted, what is up against the house is free draining material, if the land is sloped away from the house, water will flow away from the house even if the pebbles or...
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    just an update, finally got the bench in and the...

    just an update, finally got the bench in and the sink / tap in and hooked up
    http://picasaweb.google.com/TerrianC/Laundry#

    (the last 12 pics)

    Just the tiles to do, and find / have made a...
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    that is may be why our sewer line, under the...

    that is may be why our sewer line, under the house, has an inspection 'T' every 3 or 4 meters
  26. Thread: Bathroom Taps

    by Terrian
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    they look like what we have, unscrew the thin...

    they look like what we have, unscrew the thin tube bit and an allen screw is in there (on ours at least)
    If they are pressed on, getting them off may be a PIA
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    tandem tipper will hold 12t legal, no trailer...

    tandem tipper will hold 12t legal, no trailer needed :)
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    I once had this ball of string :)

    I once had this ball of string :)
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    do some more brickwork :) Sorry, none of...

    do some more brickwork :)



    Sorry, none of the above, the problem is the clay content, fatty sand, so no go for concrete.
    If you were to put it under pavers, or example, it will swell / shrink...
  30. Thread: multi tool

    by Terrian
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    Well, fathers day has come and I scored a Bosch...

    Well, fathers day has come and I scored a Bosch PMF 180 E with extra blades in the kit, might even see how well it goes later today :D
  31. Thread: insulation

    by Terrian
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    we used acoustic batts in the walls between...

    we used acoustic batts in the walls between bedrooms & bathroom, standard walls batts in the external wall, the bathroom is much warmer than it use to be, and the noise between bathroom & bedroom is...
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    see, this is why I visit this place, something I...

    see, this is why I visit this place, something I hadn't thought about (but should have !!)

    the carpet tiles are very very very cheap, the real under floor insulation is not all that cheap.
    ...
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    carpet tiles under floorboards

    Whilst in the midst of another project the glw & and I had an idea.

    We have come across a cheap supply of lots of 2nd hand bitumen backed floor tiles and was wondering about the 'r' value if we...
  34. Thread: multi tool

    by Terrian
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    Ozito multi tool Input power 250W No load...

    Ozito multi tool
    Input power 250W
    No load speed 15000-21000/min
    Orbit diameter 3.2
    Max. stroke length 3.8mm
    Gearbox Metal
    Weight 1.35kg

    Bosch multi (corded)
    Power input 180 W
  35. Thread: stud detector

    by Terrian
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    I have the Ryobi STUDTECH™ PRO STUD SENSOR Ryobi...

    I have the Ryobi STUDTECH™ PRO STUD SENSOR
    Ryobi - StudTech? Pro Stud Sensor
    80290

    For the most part it seems pretty good, gets a little 'iffy' if the wall has insulation batts in it though, but...
  36. Do it yourself? Not likely if you're under 35 in the U.K

    Read more: Do it yourself? Not likely if you're under 35. Survey finds young people are DIY dunces who can't even rewire a plug | Mail Online

    ok, ,I admit it, I had a little laugh
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    luxury, sheer luxury I tell ya! the GLW & I...

    luxury, sheer luxury I tell ya!

    the GLW & I spent a couple of days removing the old roof screws and putting in new ones.
    the old ones were slotted head screws covered with a dollop of bitumen...
  38. Thread: Moder Roofing

    by Terrian
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    FWIW, we have decided to go with gary owen...

    FWIW, we have decided to go with gary owen roofing, their price wasn't the lowest, but was a few thousand less than a couple of others.

    All going well we will have a new roof (+gutters, +...
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    Don't forget to get back to us with the answer :)

    Don't forget to get back to us with the answer :)
  40. just as well ours was always floorboards :)

    just as well ours was always floorboards :)
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