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  1. Unless it is bound with fines like a shale or...

    Unless it is bound with fines like a shale or roadbase mix any aggregate you use will get pushed around by your vehicle and develop wheel ruts
    Not a big deal to rake over to tidy it up every now...
  2. I have used IKEA and Bunnings cabinets. What I...

    I have used IKEA and Bunnings cabinets.
    What I donít like about the IKEA ones is their fiddly DIY style metal installation brackets etc. and their 5mm backs
    I donít use their brackets but instead...
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    I use to use a power-saw and ply track for years...

    I use to use a power-saw and ply track for years and it gives you a straight cut but nowhere near the quality of cut a good tracksaw gives if that matters to you.
    If you are just breaking down...
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    Thatís why I donít go in the Kitchen Bob, it is...

    Thatís why I donít go in the Kitchen Bob, it is just too dangerous. I feel the same about the laundry too although I have no data to support that theory :U

    The shed is my safe house :2tsup:
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    Just fir a bit of perspective Years back when...

    Just fir a bit of perspective
    Years back when doing some training I was talking with a fellow supervisor who specialised in air monitoring and safe removal of substances.
    He is instructed to...
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    The turbo blade you have will do the job. Most...

    The turbo blade you have will do the job. Most diamond blades will cut it just some are more efficient than others. Just use a continuous rim turbo blade over a segmented one.
    Follow Riverbuilders...
  7. The best advice I can give you is get a...

    The best advice I can give you is get a professional to at least do the setting unless you are experienced. Setting a ceiling is the hardest to do and not the place to learn on unless you are happy...
  8. There is actually more movement in steel than the...

    There is actually more movement in steel than the timber which is why they use such a light gauge and the clips that support the furring channel allow movement.
    The plasterboard moves as well so...
  9. Both systems work fine, it is a case of which...

    Both systems work fine, it is a case of which method you prefer to use. Regardless of which one you use get yourself a laser, a cheapie will do just fine if the room isn’t too bright and it will save...
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    You canít have peace when one party wants...

    You canít have peace when one party wants confrontation. History has shown us many examples of aggression from countries wanting more than they currently have.
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    The easiest option is to swing another door in...

    The easiest option is to swing another door in your existing jamb, 35mm is ideal but you can also fit a 40mm if you are happy with the look
    There will be some 35mm options that are strictly not...
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    As a trade customer I have their app on my phone...

    As a trade customer I have their app on my phone so I can scan and checkout all the purchases myself and just show my receipt at the door when leaving
    Makes it a lot easier
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    That is why they don’t do that well with the...

    That is why they don’t do that well with the tradies as well. The smaller specialist guys are all over it by comparison and much easier to deal with.
    Bunnings are good if you know what you want and...
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    The tree loppers donít like putting palms through...

    The tree loppers donít like putting palms through their machines and usually just tip them

    I have a few different machinery items with Chinese motors and must say they have been extremely...
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    I got a submerged motor running again and thought...

    I got a submerged motor running again and thought it was all good only to find it seized when I went to use it a month or so later so give it a good long run so it gets nice and hot and dries out and...
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    Would the high number of asymptomatic cases be...

    Would the high number of asymptomatic cases be because they are healthier in general compared to say the US with a high obesity rate ?
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    They have canine teeth but don’t chew things like...

    They have canine teeth but don’t chew things like rats and mice.
    How big are the gaps, can you fit a metal trim along the gaps rather than the foam which can be messy to use
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    I gave my belt sander away as don’t have a need...

    I gave my belt sander away as don’t have a need for it anymore. The Rotex does the job just fine
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    I think a track saw is going to be the best and...

    I think a track saw is going to be the best and easiest as you will essentially be scribing them into the wall. You could also use a table saw but you will probably spend more time setting it to your...
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    Storage battery production to create renewable...

    Storage battery production to create renewable energy solution and jobs in Sydney'''s west - ABC News
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    The problem with everyone having access to a gun...

    The problem with everyone having access to a gun is that sure the good guys will have one but so does everyone else including those that suffer from mental health issues and domestic violence...
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    According to the reliable medical advice I...

    According to the reliable medical advice I received from my IT guy you get the chip in the first jab and the battery in the second and any subsequent boosters after that are software updates
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    Interesting, I hadnít considered that aspect. I...

    Interesting, I hadnít considered that aspect.
    I like the old terminology better as it better represents the facts, using % is a great way to misrepresent a situation and often used to bolster a...
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    Paul has there been any discussion with the...

    Paul has there been any discussion with the rehabilitation about the disturbance of the natural water table ? I raised this when doing a mine tour in the Hunter and was only given a blank look as a...
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    Looks a bit like they have used tinted estapol...

    Looks a bit like they have used tinted estapol finish on the meranti.
    Depends how fussy you want to be but the best option would be to sand the whole face of the door and refinish it so that it is a...
  27. Thread: Shed Walls

    by Beardy
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    Does the shed currently leak? You will get an...

    Does the shed currently leak? You will get an idea by telltale signs of water on the frame. If so you need to address that first but don’t try and make it airtight.

    You can insulate and add vapour...
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    Our State leaders constantly trying to score...

    Our State leaders constantly trying to score points attacking other State leaders is really getting up my nose. Can’t think of a better time for them all to be working together :?
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    I donít if it is feasible to consider readymixed...

    I donít if it is feasible to consider readymixed concrete in your location but it saves a lot of heartache and a better opportunity to get a consistent finish on the slab
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    To me you are investing a lot of money to...

    To me you are investing a lot of money to potentially save a bit of money. If you have natural gas already on I would be looking at a gas storage unit. Purchase price is well under a thousand dollars...
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    Not sure how that works, you are struggling to...

    Not sure how that works, you are struggling to buy timber let alone getting it cheaper. I am being told from multiple suppliers to expect double digit price increases
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    I am not in the market for one but so happened to...

    I am not in the market for one but so happened to be in Bunnings today so had a look and they were $249 as well
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    Yes my issue was with a thin kerf Diablo blade as...

    Yes my issue was with a thin kerf Diablo blade as well
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    I didnít bother with boxspan, I just used...

    I didnít bother with boxspan, I just used Onesteel Duragal RHS, there are span tables on their website. Likewise I didnít use their adjustable footing system , I just cut gal posts and concreted then...
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    Are you satisfied with the results you get on...

    Are you satisfied with the results you get on softwood and MDF? I have had a similar issue with mitres on Ironbark but don’t experience the same issue with say pine.
    I suspect that because the cut...
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    IMO the biggest mistake you are making is that...

    IMO the biggest mistake you are making is that you are designing the system yourself and I would question the suitability of your “ electrician” for the project for entertaining the idea in the first...
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    Another option to consider that I have done is...

    Another option to consider that I have done is use galv steel RHS joists and Wurth self drilling screws. Much better span capabilities and more cost effective not to mention the availability issues...
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    One of the guys I work with used to do erect...

    One of the guys I work with used to do erect steel house frames which involves driving in thousands of tek screws. They did a frame every two days so were very hard on their tools.

    They found the...
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    I have used this product on several factory...

    I have used this product on several factory floors and it works well, very simple to use as well. It is a penetrating style seal so there is no issues with blistering or delamination from rising...
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    I would be leaning towards this style of product...

    I would be leaning towards this style of product Deks Olje D1 - Marine Varnish | Classic Boat Supplies
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    The 18v cordless drills have substantially more...

    The 18v cordless drills have substantially more torque, in low speed you really need to hang on and feel like they would break your wrist

    Depending on your proposed use, the upper models with the...
  42. Luck of the drawer I guess but I donít find them...

    Luck of the drawer I guess but I donít find them too bad down my way and my preferred store for power tool purchases
  43. A bit of same same, the end plates will be seated...

    A bit of same same, the end plates will be seated on the top plates and the rafters secured to them so the load transfer is the same as with blocking
    With your tie down rods you can use barrel nuts...
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    The price point will be effected by minimum...

    The price point will be effected by minimum orders and freight cost of small quantities. They may not be price gouging just factoring in their costs if it isnít a stocked line.
    My timber yard will...
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    From a practical point of view a pencil round (...

    From a practical point of view a pencil round ( the bigger the better) on both edges is going to be better around children
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    Further to what Mobyturns said, on old full brick...

    Further to what Mobyturns said, on old full brick homes with timber floors on bearers and joists you will often see a gap between the floorboards and the skirting. People often think that the gap is...
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    I would run with Lappaís suggestion. Leave the...

    I would run with Lappaís suggestion. Leave the filler you have in and colour arch it the best you can
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    JGT Pfizer have since gone on the record to...

    JGT

    Pfizer have since gone on the record to say it isnít true and all discussions are only with the government and are confidential
    I had my suspicions seeing as though it was reported by ABC and...
  49. Thread: Shed leaks!

    by Beardy
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    Good to hear, the tape may not last long but at...

    Good to hear, the tape may not last long but at least you now know what the issue is and can do a more permanent solution when the time comes
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    The ABC is running a story that KRudd has got on...

    The ABC is running a story that KRudd has got on the phone to the top dog of Pfizer and arranged for us to get some more vaccine and sooner
    Dont know how much truth there is in it or how much is...
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