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  1. Thread: Trichlorothane

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    Probably wont help the original question, however...

    Probably wont help the original question, however Trichloroethane (was) sold as film cleaner by Kodak, you may still be able to source it for that

    Doug
  2. Qubelok inch square aluminium system equivalent

    hi all
    do you know of equivalents to Qubelok please, in particular looking for adjustable feet preferably corrosion resistant

    who else makes similar products? would prefer to use inch square not...
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    Hi Colbra I use an auto pot system mostly for...

    Hi Colbra
    I use an auto pot system mostly for tomatoes but also small amounts of other veges. I have gone over to coco peat and renew it each year. it can be added to the garden without issue. I...
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    Hi That blade appears to be a small Bosch ( I...

    Hi
    That blade appears to be a small Bosch ( I believe for among others the P11 saw

    Large and small Bosch are almost identical except for width, one about 5mm the large about 8mm wide

    Doug
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    Hi Graham when you covered with 12 mm ply was...

    Hi Graham
    when you covered with 12 mm ply was that for stiffness, would masonite be as good? and did that stop the condensation

    thanks for the replies

    Doug
  6. Thread: Shed flooring

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    Is it feasible to use a bobcat to bring in the...

    Is it feasible to use a bobcat to bring in the concrete and so make the concrete base feasible?
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    Sisalation and new shed (steel)

    I have had a new shed put up on a new (4 weeks old ) slab. The installer was going to put sisalation under the roof for me but "forgot" when it was done.
    As he was adding sisalation for nothing I...
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    Hi Smidsy Can I suggest you look up AV Comm ...

    Hi Smidsy

    Can I suggest you look up AV Comm (Welcome to Av-Comm) they do this type of work
    They were part of Aurora and the new system I believe is or will be called VAST

    Doug
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    hI aLL Does anyone know if the castle hill...

    hI aLL

    Does anyone know if the castle hill shed is still active please

    thanks

    Doug
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    For those that have a Fein or other multmaster...

    For those that have a Fein or other multmaster type tool big B had a new shipment of AEG battery models but no blades for them, By the look of the blades they may not fit other machines From memory...
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    Check with electrical wholesalers near you for...

    Check with electrical wholesalers near you for suitable board, its used in switch boards and the like. Thicker canvas Bakelite sounds like it may do you as well as fibreglass board
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    Hi all the square black $2.00 pads I have used...

    Hi all

    the square black $2.00 pads I have used and are fine, their failure is that they have a single strap with a bent DD clip which fails

    the ones I like are similar to the irwin ones with a...
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    Hi the best knee pads I find are the 12mm thick...

    Hi
    the best knee pads I find are the 12mm thick foam ones without a shell on them, and with largish velcro attachment, life of 12-24 months. The hard faced ones dont seem so good

    Doug
  14. Thread: lawnmower advice

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    Absolutly agree Honda is the way to go, Ihave...

    Absolutly agree Honda is the way to go, Ihave mower and brushcutter
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    have a look at "Daylight " lamps, they have lamps...

    have a look at "Daylight " lamps, they have lamps of different types with seperate acrylic magnifiers attached (or not)
    http://au.daylightcompany.com/

    Doug
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    f you look at the diggers site,...

    f you look at the diggers site, http://www.diggers.com.au/ they have black tomato seed

    you could email them a question and have yours identified from the photo I believe

    Doug
  17. Thread: Fein Multimaster

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    Wonderful tool very expensive consumables, I...

    Wonderful tool very expensive consumables, I understand the bosch consumables will fit the fein, get it while you can, the new version is better than the old

    doug
  18. Thread: Blade Sharpening

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    where in dydney are you? Doug

    where in dydney are you?

    Doug
  19. Thread: Two Part Foam

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    http://www.fibreglassmaterials.com.au/ try...

    http://www.fibreglassmaterials.com.au/

    try these people, I got some from them many years ago for bouancy foam
    doug
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    Hi Neksmej when you go to get the paint...

    Hi Neksmej

    when you go to get the paint matched be aware there are 2 systems, one reads your sample and matches it to a known colour the other reads your sample and builds a match for it, this is...
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    Very much appreciated Doug

    Very much appreciated

    Doug
  22. Thread: tread mill motor

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    Hi Do you have any diagrams that go with this?...

    Hi

    Do you have any diagrams that go with this?

    may be able to work it out from them

    Doug
  23. Thread: Champ guitar amp

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    Do you have the old one, it can probably be...

    Do you have the old one, it can probably be rewound or an equivelent sourced from wagner electronics in Ashfield
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    Hi If I am reading your post correctly you are...

    Hi

    If I am reading your post correctly you are joining pvc to pvc.

    I regularly join or create fittings from marley now icon I believe white pcc guttering cement

    it cures to a white pvc much...
  25. Thread: Linux Query

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    Hi I use Zenwalk Linux on an old toshiba...

    Hi

    I use Zenwalk Linux on an old toshiba laptop with very little problem, its made for machines with small memory, this one has 128M its a little slow but not too bad, it depends on what you...
  26. Thread: Vunerable Botnet

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    I use Zenwalk on one machine, no anti virus, no...

    I use Zenwalk on one machine, no anti virus, no problems, Icewasel Rocks, its a firefox derivative

    Doug
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    Hi Clueless a number of things come to mind ...

    Hi Clueless

    a number of things come to mind

    price is often dependant on the number of strips in the board, how ever the same board in different strips looks very different depending where it is...
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    I have sucesfully removed these by grinding a...

    I have sucesfully removed these by grinding a screwdriver slot in them then using a flat blade to remove the screw, they then need to be replaced

    Doug
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    you may like to consider putting in a leaf eater...

    you may like to consider putting in a leaf eater or similar exit on the gutter

    this will make the gutter stay emptier as there is no restiction on the water exiting

    doug
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    query re small channel and grate

    Hi guys

    Does anyone know where I can find small channel and grate here, I have only been able to find it in USA

    I have a space about 80mm wide I need to drain

    PVC would be the preferred...
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    Thanks all Ill see what I can get now Doug

    Thanks all

    Ill see what I can get now

    Doug
  32. Thread: RCD Trips

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    I suspect the reason this trips is the...

    I suspect the reason this trips is the interconnection , forcing the rcd's to have out of balance currant,

    It needs to be fixed as stated

    Doug
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    Polypropalene Glue

    Hi Gents

    Does anyone know of a glue to join Polypropalene please

    I need to cut shape and join some storm water channel which I am told is polypropalene
    If it also joins Polyethalene that would...
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    Another way to do this is to buy a small speaker...

    Another way to do this is to buy a small speaker in a box and use that

    similar to this one, CAT. NO. AS3185

    http://www.jaycar.com.au/productResults.asp?FORM=KEYWORD
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    Another option you may like to consider is to buy...

    Another option you may like to consider is to buy a small 1 to 2 KW generator similar to the Honda i series

    They will run quite slow on what they call eco mode, you would then have a dual system...
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    I have a Honda (4Stroke) after having a 2 stoke...

    I have a Honda (4Stroke) after having a 2 stoke for many years

    I would replace the Honda instantly with same, I use it as a mulch mower, and dont put out grass clippings any more:D:D
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    I have had aluminium continius gutter for 15...

    I have had aluminium continius gutter for 15 years, it lasts fine, still perfect

    but is too small for the water flow in Sydney and has internal brackets which catch all leaves etc causing it to...
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    I have used Organoil previously, they have a...

    I have used Organoil previously, they have a number of different oils, ie deck, furniture etc and have been happy with their products, I use them as they produce in Aus

    Doug
  39. Thread: Ebay query

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    Ebay query

    Similar story to others, purchase from England, and requested surface mail

    1 packet of arrived safely well packed,excellent , 1 packet has not been seen

    after reporting item not arriving Ebay...
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    Hi Alex There is an upholsterer on seven hills...

    Hi Alex

    There is an upholsterer on seven hills rd at seven hills near station st the few times I have used him has been excellent

    pm me if you want more info and Ill find it for you

    Doug
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    Jodan You need your installation checked...

    Jodan
    You need your installation checked properly by a qualified person if what you say is correct, It appears the fuse wedges are in the incorrect place form what you say

    power is normally 15 A...
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    On a unit that old I believe the efficiency is...

    On a unit that old I believe the efficiency is more like 2:1 rather than the 3:1 that is currently being achieved you may be better off to consider the replacement of it rather than repair as it will...
  43. Thread: Solder Flux?

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    There is a liquid rosin flux used for electronics...

    There is a liquid rosin flux used for electronics ( surface mount componentry) which would suit what you are doing I know its a commercial product but it wont corode the items your joining

    let me...
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    You need to be carefull with that "rope" if it...

    You need to be carefull with that "rope" if it seals the fire door it may well be an asbestos rope used to seal the door

    I dont know what replaces it these days possibly a silicon tube or similar...
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    No we laid Kronotex You should consider...

    No we laid Kronotex

    You should consider whether you need it repairable after you finish it. I laid mine the wrong way round and so is not easily repaired I believe.

    doug
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    I have recently laid floating floor in a new room...

    I have recently laid floating floor in a new room with concrete floor, We are reasonably happy with it but had quality issues with the supplied boards both broken corners and a production scratch....
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    Anode replacement is a 20 min job on a storage...

    Anode replacement is a 20 min job on a storage heater . 10 of it to find the very large sogket to remove the old anode, would probably be similar on a quantum, you could try asking the manufacturer
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    Dimmable CFLs use a switch not a dimmer to...

    Dimmable CFLs use a switch not a dimmer to control them

    a dimmer uses phase controll to change the amount of power going to a lamp, cfl lamps are not compatible with this

    A standard type (long)...
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    "In general, no, regular fluros don't work...

    "In general, no, regular fluros don't work properley on a dimmer."

    A further explanation is that if you have the acess yo add wireing and filament transformers it is possible to dim flouros but it...
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    I have a $35 kit that has a number of additives...

    I have a $35 kit that has a number of additives including burn spray, various tablets, saline in single use mini bottles (eye cleaner etc) real band aids and plaster and a few other assorted items...
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