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Look !, no hands (aeriel actually)


June 15, 2019, 6:14 pm

The recent rain has made TV reception a bit iffy in my house. I am 10 miles from Midhurst and the 15 element group C/D aerial blew down in 2000 so I lashed it up in the loft with some string as a ... Read more »

OT Asda washiing machine tablets


June 15, 2019, 5:38 pm

100% useless! Bought online with my monthly shop. I thought I was getting a good deal and that they are all sort of the same. My washing came out of the machine dirty, and my washing was not dirt... Read more »

trumppppppppp


June 15, 2019, 4:54 pm

are google not doing android updates in this country for hugie phones ? ..... Read more »

OTish - 3D printing and moonbases ...


June 15, 2019, 4:05 pm

As someone who has a faint memory of the fuss of the original moon landing, I caught first part of The Sky At Night moon special. Intrigued by the idea of an inflatable moonbase then covered in a ... Read more »

OT: Some hope yet for the human race!


June 15, 2019, 3:07 pm

Perhaps we won't all die out after all. https://tinyurl.com/yxtwzh8y Read more »

Conservatory


June 15, 2019, 12:09 pm

Anyone attempted a d-i-y conservatory using supply only aluminium glazing units? I want a weatherproof link from our extension to what was the brick single garage (now inaccessible for vehicles... Read more »

Streaming TV around the house.


June 15, 2019, 11:20 am

The thread on HDMI streaming menntioned streaming TV boxes, so I got interssted and did some research. And came up with TVheadend - a TV server that can read a DVB card or dongle and allow strea... Read more »

Torch + gas cartridge cheaper than torch only from Screwfix - strange!


June 15, 2019, 11:17 am

Screwfix have the Rothenberger Superfire 2 blow torch with various extras:- Torch only - £92.99 https://www.screwfix.com/p/rothenberger-super-fire-2-brazing-torch/68635 Torch with MAPP gas cartr... Read more »

How big a brazing torch do I need?


June 15, 2019, 11:11 am

I know this is a bit of a 'how long is a piece of string' question but I need some sort of way of working out what gas brazing torch I need to do something. I want to fix a small crack in a transa... Read more »

Is there such a thing as a IP68 rated consumer unit?


June 15, 2019, 11:08 am

I have a log shed that is made of metal. I plan to fit IP68 rated lights, switches and sockets... Ditto for the greenhouse next door and also outside security lighting. I will be using at least 6 ... Read more »

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letter box springs...source

rating: 5

The springs in my letter box flap are all broken. I have checked ebay and googled but no joy as all are too large. There appear to be 2 springs per flap, that is me assuming they havent just hal... Read more »

Dishwasher Waste Length

rating: 5

Hi, Currently in the planning stages of my new kitchen. Im planning to install a dishwasher but the only place I can relocate it is quite a distance from the current drain outlet. Ive got a U-shaped ... Read more »

loft ladder mistake

rating: 5

due to blatant stupidity on my part I've managed to install a wooden loft ladder kit (similar to this http://www.ladderstore.com/acatalog/LadderStore_com_Timber_Loft_Ladders_37.html) too close to a w... Read more »

Floorboards

rating: 5

Hi folks I am in the process of pulling up the floorboards at home (long story) and I intend to re-lay them but not before cleaning them up. I was thinking about the planer & thicknesser and getting ... Read more »

"Pointing " mortar mix and method

rating: 5

I`m about to re-point my detached brick garage and am seeking advice on the correct mortar mix etc to use. One of my neighbours did a similar job 4f years ago and some of his replacement mortar is c... Read more »

Potterton boilers...any good?

rating: 5

looking at installing a Promax 15HE. seems a better boiler than the suprima 50HE the plumbing company recommended. any problems with them anyone? steve Read more »

Lamello C2 and C3

rating: 5

I was wondering what the difference between the Lamello C2 and C3 biscuit jointers is, is it just a matter of the C3 being more for the professional market as there doesn't seem to be a great price d... Read more »

connecting cables in ceiling void?

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When I do a final install of ceiling lights LEDs with transformer. (just a temp hook up at the moment to test all is working) Do all connections have to be in a junction box or can I just use bloc... Read more »

Adhesive ABS <> Wood

rating: 5

Hi, What would you use to glue ABS and wood (either ply, soft or MDF) together? There is a need for some small gap filling abilty and be slightly flexable (read not brittle when set). Preferably ea... Read more »

Spares supplier for Delta tools in the UK

rating: 5

I have acquired an old Delta table saw that I am in the process of restoring to good working order. I have a feeling that the clamping block on the back end of the fence has broken. Looking at vari... Read more »

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