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    Down to natural and then some more to hard ground...

    Down to natural and then some more to hard ground below the topsoil layers
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    "Tonka toy" works nicely in back yards providing...

    "Tonka toy" works nicely in back yards providing it is not too hard.

    http://www.woodworkforums.com/attachment.php?attachmentid=47391&d=1180776886
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    That type of motor is a 50/50 bet as to which way...

    That type of motor is a 50/50 bet as to which way they will start. No capacitor or start windings.
    You could use a spring loaded ratchet that throws the direction the other way if incorrect, but...
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    But it then becomes a fixed installation...

    But it then becomes a fixed installation requiring a sparki to install it. :doh:
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    Extension lead????????

    Extension lead????????
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    If you have a lot of digging in hard dirt the a...

    If you have a lot of digging in hard dirt the a backhoe is best.

    If the dirt is not too bad then bucket teeth will dig out driveways etc.

    A 4 in 1 bucket is best to pick stuff up and leave a...
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    Carpet layers could stretch the carpet by that...

    Carpet layers could stretch the carpet by that much.
  8. Thread: Floor waste

    by DavidG
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    Yes / No Yes you need one in-case of floods...

    Yes / No

    Yes you need one in-case of floods from the various water holding things in a laundry. Even washing machines can overflow and cause a flood.

    No it is not required.
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    Also the ground is softer where the pipes were...

    Also the ground is softer where the pipes were laid so the roots will follow the pipes looking for the smallest opportunity to get inside.
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    Not true. If you dig up a service, even if it is...

    Not true. If you dig up a service, even if it is on your own property, you are liable to pay for the repair.
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    a. Use a screw with a bigger head, b. Use a...

    a. Use a screw with a bigger head,
    b. Use a washer under the head of the screw,
    c. Use a larger size screw.
  12. Thread: Electric fence

    by DavidG
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    I wouldn't. If you build one and some one...

    I wouldn't.

    If you build one and some one gets hurt and what you built does not meet the required standards then you could be on criminal charges.

    Safer to buy one then you can always blame...
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    Amps is Amps regardless. The temp guages will...

    Amps is Amps regardless.

    The temp guages will need a regulator but should not need much current.

    The lights can be changed to 12v

    You can buy Cig lighter plug in 12v to Various volt...
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    If the pipe is that short and full of roots then...

    If the pipe is that short and full of roots then there is a breakage in it anyway. Probably best to dig it up and replace it.
    The hole at the gutter will remain and the new pipe should just slide in.
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    Just re-reading what gauges you have and the age...

    Just re-reading what gauges you have and the age I am suspecting that the gauges may only need 6v for the lights.

    Possible exception is the temp gauges, but they may be bulb type.

    Check what...
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    You want about 6.9 volts anyway. Not 6.0.

    You want about 6.9 volts anyway. Not 6.0.
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    Moisture ingress has caused oxidization of the...

    Moisture ingress has caused oxidization of the copper.
    This will effect the ability to achieve a good connection at the terminals.
    Replacement is advisable.
    Also get the new 15amp cord test and...
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    :iagree: Plenty of bondcrete.

    :iagree: Plenty of bondcrete.
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    The telstra cables on my rural block are many...

    The telstra cables on my rural block are many metres from where "dial before you dig" said they were but the telstra guy came out and scanned for them giving me the exact location and depth.
    I put...
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    My rule is a general one for people who ask what...

    My rule is a general one for people who ask what to do, not for experts.

    I have removed trees next to structures as well but it is not something I like to do.

    Much nicer to have a paddock...
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    Rule 1 - Never touch a standing tree when it is...

    Rule 1 - Never touch a standing tree when it is in range of anything that could be damaged.

    Rule 2. - See rule 1.
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    I have the 8000 and do use the variable flame...

    I have the 8000 and do use the variable flame particularly when I want to braze/solder aluminum (Them alloy rods they demo on al cans)
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    Saw a small slab for a shed that was half a brick...

    Saw a small slab for a shed that was half a brick longer one one side.
    Shonky was at work. :C
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    Nowadays I would have thought it was cheaper to...

    Nowadays I would have thought it was cheaper to discard the thing and buy a new one.
  25. For paint, I like Dulux 101.

    For paint, I like Dulux 101.
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    Check the brushes.

    Check the brushes.
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    Could not use the site yesterday. Would not...

    Could not use the site yesterday.
    Would not load. Could not find pages.

    OK now.
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    Send it to Canberra. It is closer than Melb.

    Send it to Canberra. It is closer than Melb.
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    A slab or two. Some bread, sausages and onion...

    A slab or two. Some bread, sausages and onion plus an invite to nearby board members???????
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    See a solicitor.

    See a solicitor.
  31. Poll: If you dribbled paint like me it would not matter...

    If you dribbled paint like me it would not matter where you put the drop sheet, the paint would still get on the floor.
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    Pump it into the street gutter.

    Pump it into the street gutter.
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    I meant joints inside the stove as well. Inc the...

    I meant joints inside the stove as well. Inc the gas taps.

    Griller pilot light ?????? probably electric.
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    Looks like a soap solution spray on every joint...

    Looks like a soap solution spray on every joint and fitting from the tap to the last thing on the line. :C
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    Pilot light in oven ??????

    Pilot light in oven ??????
  36. I have a container on a stand outside the laundry...

    I have a container on a stand outside the laundry window.
    The washing machine hose is extended with a bit of black plastic pipe.
    The container has a fitting in the bottom that a garden hose plugs...
  37. Thread: Bookmarking

    by DavidG
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    http://www.woodworkforums.com/forumdisplay.php?f=2...

    http://www.woodworkforums.com/forumdisplay.php?f=29
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    It bends quite a bit so, depending on the...

    It bends quite a bit so, depending on the definition of slight, there should be no problems.
    ps: If it is storm water then you should be using storm water pipe, not sewer.
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    wheelinround Yours does not move. The gif file...

    wheelinround
    Yours does not move.
    The gif file is a single page, not a series as required for movement.
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    Under Tools- internet options - Advanced -...

    Under Tools- internet options - Advanced - Multimedia, make sure you have 'Play animations in webpages' checked.
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