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    I built my own steel framed house a while ago and...

    I built my own steel framed house a while ago and was quite worried when I could stand on the roof of the almost completed shell (no plaster board yet, but external cladding almost all on and all...
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    Goodo 2 questions answered in 1 day The A/A...

    Goodo 2 questions answered in 1 day

    The A/A icon lets me use the

    return

    button

    and I reckon the cable for the lighting circuit will not be big enough.
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    Power point on a light circuit

    Any chance that this is legal, or doable. I have an island bench in the kitchen and would like some power there, the only option without pulling up roof sheets or some other even more difficult...
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    Thanks, been googling a bit about the solar...

    Thanks, been googling a bit about the solar option and it seems a good way to go. Checked out the g-force gate and they have a long low voltage cable which would suit my application as well.
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    Yes but was talking to someone who said that his...

    Yes but was talking to someone who said that his would only give him a certain number of openings on a cloudy day and and the last thing I want is the gate not to open when it is raining at night....
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    Getting power along a fence

    Hi all,

    Are electrical wires allowed to run above the ground along a fence?

    I need to get power about 30m along the front fence from the meter box (which is just inside the front fence) to...
  7. Thread: Plugin Timer

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    Here are the sort of things I've found all...

    Here are the sort of things I've found all require you to manually start the timer
    Belkin Conserve Socket Countdown Timer - 2 for $15.17 - OzBargain

    Handy Jack that is just what I'm after, but...
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    Thanks Was hoping there might be an off the self...

    Thanks
    Was hoping there might be an off the self unit. You can get similar things for irons and the like but they require you to maually start the timer. Will try out the UK one.
  9. Thread: Plugin Timer

    by Nick44
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    Plugin Timer

    Hi all,
    Hope you can help and hope this is the right spot for this, but you guys always come through.
    Been looking on the net for a timer but can not find one (I think I found what I want in the UK...
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    Thanks will leave it as it is.

    Thanks will leave it as it is.
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    Wiring light fittings

    This might be a little confusing but here we go.

    I replaced a ceiling on the weekend and had to take down then rewire the 3 light fittings. I took them down wrote down what went where then wired...
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    Yep finally found out how much a sheet weighs...

    Yep finally found out how much a sheet weighs (20kg) so close to 200kg on the roof, maybe 2 loads or the trailer.
    Can not get it delivered as out of metro area.
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    Transporting Sheets

    I need 9 1200 by 2600 sheets and rather than hunting down a trailer was thinking of throwing them on the roof. I only have 2 roof bars do you think I need more support or if I strap the sheets...
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    Was going to rock up the edges into a bit up a...

    Was going to rock up the edges into a bit up a gutter with drains under the drive to get the water to the down hill side.

    Measured up the cars this morning, both have a 1600 wheels centre to...
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    Hi again, Still have not decided on the...

    Hi again,

    Still have not decided on the driveway, but have been thinking of one of those wheel strip drives. Anyone know how wide you should make the strips and how wide the centre strip is? Was...
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    Hanging a sink off a stud

    Hi There,

    I have a problem. When building the house (steel frame) I forgot to put in extra studs to mount the toilet sink onto. So I have only 1 stud to hang the sink. Any suggestions of how I...
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    Got burnt with the last pump. Got a verbal rough...

    Got burnt with the last pump. Got a verbal rough quote then when the pump guys saw it and how long it took to lug their pipes up and down the hill the price went from my estimate of $1000 to $3000....
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    Thanks Guys, it is about what I thought. I...

    Thanks Guys, it is about what I thought.

    I will still give it a bash myself, in 2 sections of 4 cubes, I have got 45 min to unload so should be good. The finish wont be as good as it could be but...
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    Only planning on doing the last 25m so only 75m2...

    Only planning on doing the last 25m so only 75m2 which leaves 40 odd metres of steep drive to get the crete down. The line pump for the house cost me $3000 as they were there half the day setting up...
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    Am I crazy attempting my driveway.

    My wife and I were thinking of getting the driveway concreted, and after some looking around decided we could afford it in 100 years or so, it is a long drive. So we came up with the following plan....
  21. Thread: Automatic pump

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    Cheers, a bit of googling has given me the goods...

    Cheers, a bit of googling has given me the goods but. Can you get float switchs that have a large on off range or do I need 2 one at the top and one at the bottom. The ones I've come across so far...
  22. Thread: Automatic pump

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    Automatic pump

    Not sure if this is the right place for this but has something to do with Electricity.

    I have a rainwater tank with a pump on it. The pump is powered by a GPO and when I want to pump the tank I...
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    It seems to me that hijacking posts is part of...

    It seems to me that hijacking posts is part of the rich and colourful tapestry of the forum. It takes us to all sorts of interesting places. :D[/QUOTE]

    Thats alright I have my answer.

    I will...
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    Need another one as it is a cathedral ceiling and...

    Need another one as it is a cathedral ceiling and the first is outside the bedroom but regs say it needs to be within 1500 of the apex which it is not. So I can move the frist or install another. I...
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    Installing a Smoke detector

    Hi there,

    I know I should be getting a sparky for this but if I went ahead anyway, what could go wrong.

    I have a mains wired smoke alarm in one corner of a room and would like to put another...
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    Plans for Patio tube Carport

    I have a lot of patio tube (78X38X1.6) and am aiming to build a gable carport (6X6). You see them all over the place, so it can not be that hard. I have searched and searched for plans but have come...
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    Thats for that I think I'm ready, just need to...

    Thats for that I think I'm ready, just need to order the plaster.
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    Thanks for your quick reply Rod, will try the 6...

    Thanks for your quick reply Rod, will try the 6 meter sheets, but I am running out of "buddies", although I saved the tallest one for this job:). I have read your How to hang ceilings web page and...
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    6 metre ceiling sheets

    Hi all,

    I am about to attempt the ceiling in our new house. The whole house has raked ceilings (10deg) and the main room from above looks like a fat "T". The rake is along the arms of the "T" and...
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