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 Post subject: Garden fencing questions
PostPosted: Tue Jun 19, 2018 8:28 pm 
Hi, I need to create a short fence (3000mm length by 1200 high) which will sit on top of a short brick wall. Well, if the metal fittings I got to screw on the wall do not pop the bricks. The fence will be similar to this photograph.

Would you suggest any trickery to protect the bottom of the 75x75 posts that will be in these post fittings?

I intend to fit horizontal rails on ...

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 Post subject: charitynot quite what you think
PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 10:38 pm 
have always known door step collections for charity are private businses with only between around 7-15% going to the charity
i assumed the shops would be much better with high 80%+ going to the front line-------------



------------how wrong can you get :shock: :shock: :shock:
from all the high street charity shops ...

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 Post subject: Screw size for door furniture
PostPosted: Mon Jun 18, 2018 7:12 pm 
Folks I need to replace a motley mix of incorrect screws in a load of door handles.
Anyone know what size I need? The door furniture is just standard stuff, but someone
has taken the originals and replaced them with a load of odds and ends.

Thanks in advance.

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 Post subject: Tarting up flat panel doors.
PostPosted: Sun Jun 17, 2018 2:31 pm 
As part of the ongoing renovating of our flat (on a tight budget) I have now turned my attention to the doors. They are the last item really that dates the decor, everything else is fairly neutral and modern/timeless.

The doors are your classic sapele flat panel hollow core doors. Straight out of the late 70's and early 80's. They are in good condition, fit nicely and do the job perfectly well but they are ...

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 Post subject: Consenser tumble drier Filter Light
PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 3:42 pm 
Hi there: I have a Hoover VHC 68B-80 condenser tumble drier that lights the filter warning light more often than it should. The fluff filter in the door and the condenser are all clear but the light still comes on after a few drying cycles after clearing out the filters. Is there anything in the back of the dryer that could be clogging up to give the indication of filters being blocked. Its not a ...

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 Post subject: Hayter Harrier 56 varidrive belt change
PostPosted: Thu Jun 14, 2018 12:09 pm 
hi my hayter harrier 56 varidrive needed new belts last year so I fitted the belt from engine to variater pulley but could not figure out how to fit the variater to gearbox belt . drive was good but this year needs changing again but I think both need changing .do you have to remove variater or gearbox to fit the second belt . my hands and fingers do not fit in the tiny space ...

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 Post subject: Handyman tools on building site
PostPosted: Wed Jun 13, 2018 3:54 pm 
Can anyone tell me the general tools needed for a handyman on a cscs building site. Thanks

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 Post subject: External door wont open
PostPosted: Tue Jun 12, 2018 8:37 am 
Hi all, my External door wont open.

My backdoor latch appears stuck, the door unlocks ( multi poit lock) the handle moves slightly but the latch doesn't move.

My question is there a way to 'unjam' this ? i see some a small hole on the handle, possibly for a hex key ? would this allow me to move the handle more freely ?

i dont was to usew too much for on the handle ...

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 Post subject: WD-40 Specialist Fast Release Penetrant
PostPosted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 11:36 am 
Last week I decided to try 'WD-40 Specialist Fast Release Penetrant' for the first time. It was on a steel M12 bolt which was corroded into an unthreaded alloy bush (the bush was cast into a rubber mounting, so couldn't be heated much).

The parts were soaked for five days, but sadly still nothing giving. So I drilled out the bolt this morning, and discovered the penetrant had barely soaked any way into the corrosion, ...

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 Post subject: i dont use my mobile phone much buuuuutttt-
PostPosted: Mon Jun 11, 2018 12:14 am 
have been a bit paranoid about roaming charges taking me over my monthly limit so turn it off at home as i don't actually understand mb/kb/gb and thought i might go over my usage limit :lol:
i am at home 95%+ off the time so internet connected all the time :lol:
all i ever do is check bbc weather ...

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