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 Climbing - Source SourceClimbing
 on Sun May 26, 2019 10:38 am

The Lounge


We watched a fascinating documentary called Free Solo in the week and it depicts the true life exploits of a climber who scales huge natural heights without ropes and just his hands, feet and strength. There is a balance between stupidity and courage and it seems almost a death ...

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Post by dewaltdisney
 electric sander and scothbrite pads - Source Sourceelectric sander and scothbrite pads
 on Sun May 26, 2019 8:52 am

General DIY forum

electric sander and scothbrite pads

3 kinda related questions...

A blog post I read describing how to refurb old Stanley planes, recommended using a scothbrite pad to remove rust from metal parts that had been soaked in rust remover. Can we get scotchbrite pads in UK? Or do they come ...

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Post by hiace_drifter
 Electric to mancave (shed) - Source SourceElectric to mancave (shed)
 on Sun May 26, 2019 2:05 am

Electric Forum UK

Electric to mancave (shed)

Hi. Im wanting to put electric into a summerhouse which is approx 15m from my mains board. There will be max 4 plug sockets and 2 lights. Sockets will prob have tv, phone chargers, pond pump and pos a heater for winter connected. I am going ...

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Post by bits&bobs
 Aluminim Garage Door - Source SourceAluminim Garage Door
 on Sat May 25, 2019 9:32 pm

Painting & Decorating Forum

Aluminim Garage Door

I have a steel up and over door. It is in a poor decorative state. I thought it was aluminium but a magnet sticks to it.
I presume my choices are -
(1) Buy a new one.
(2) Strip the paint off and repaint (what paint?)
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Post by zaffy
 Brickwork on house - advice needed - Source SourceBrickwork on house - advice needed
 on Sat May 25, 2019 7:54 pm

Building Forum

Brickwork on house - advice needed


Could anyone help me out and give me some advice on what I should be doing about this brickwork...

House built in 1910ish.

External wall has what seems to be some efflorescence when sunny outside.
Mortar is disintegrating in those areas and some ...

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Post by Helenbradley
 EUD12NPN-UC from Eltako Electronics installing - Source SourceEUD12NPN-UC from Eltako Electronics installing
 on Sat May 25, 2019 4:54 pm


EUD12NPN-UC from Eltako Electronics installing

I was installing the EUD12NPN-UC for a friend and like your opinion on the following.

Before there was an Eltako impulse relay (Eltako S12-100-230V) for the corridor lights. Several light points and 3 impulse switches.

My friend asked me to help him remove the impulse ...

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Post by ChangeAgent
 Electric on double decker bus - Source SourceElectric on double decker bus
 on Sat May 25, 2019 4:24 pm

Electric Forum UK

Electric on double decker bus


Just helping some friends conver a double decker bus into a restaurant.

Electris seem to be an issue, just wondering if I could get some advice.

With all the equipment it seems we may need 400amp, this to me seems excessive. Obvisoulsy we are ...

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Post by Me9141
 Paint advice garage doors and fascias/sofits - Source SourcePaint advice garage doors and fascias/sofits
 on Sat May 25, 2019 1:20 pm

Painting & Decorating Forum

Paint advice garage doors and fascias/sofits

Hi after a bit of advice for repainting flaky garage doors and fascias/sofits.

Garage doors first. I have two metal garage doors that have seen far better days and well due a repaint - very faded, flaking and damaged paint.
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Post by mentalmike
 Fill Valve Advice Needed - Source SourceFill Valve Advice Needed
 on Sat May 25, 2019 12:10 pm

Plumbing Forum

Fill Valve Advice Needed

My daughter has a problem with a bottom entry fill valve in her cistern. It continually runs and will not shut off. I have removed the top and diaphragm and cleaned these. Also flushed the entry valve itself but the problem will not go away. It ...

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Post by somhairle
 recommendations for a sliding mitre saw - Source Sourcerecommendations for a sliding mitre saw
 on Sat May 25, 2019 5:10 am

Tool Talk

recommendations for a sliding mitre saw

I'm thinking of adding a Sliding Mitre saw to my collection of tools, which are mostly Dewalt 18V cordless (various batteries including 5A ) with a 240v 625 router
so mains 240v is probably OK, however just mentioned the 5A battery incase the ...

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