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  1. Maybe but Bunnings are a massive national outfit,...

    Maybe but Bunnings are a massive national outfit, a couple of little shops in Adelaide is not going to change much is it?
    Are you suggesting they will use these couple of stores to distribute to...
  2. What I find strange about all this is why would...

    What I find strange about all this is why would Bunnings have wanted it in the first place? They would have been an insignificant competitor to them, they dont have the right type of staff to man it...
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    Yes that is the product that is used in nearly...

    Yes that is the product that is used in nearly every insulated metal roof installation.
    Regardless of what product you use you will need to restrict access for rodents
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    I would be looking at using the bonded insulation...

    I would be looking at using the bonded insulation sarking blanket with the wool face against the external cladding ( foil side facing into room)
    If you were starting from scratch that is how it is...
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    i get what you are saying and agree with the...

    i get what you are saying and agree with the measured approach the govt has taken to minimise the “ overall “ damage but at the same time am mindful that we could turn into a Italy type scenario if...
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    Certainly not an area of my expertise but it has...

    Certainly not an area of my expertise but it has never made sense to be hardwiring with the ever improving wireless technology available
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    Mate your response is like a politicians one...

    Mate your response is like a politicians one playing with semantics. Play with the tax rate percentages all you like, the principal of the parable does not change.
    I dont know why people dont...
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    If you are self employed ie a sole trader you...

    If you are self employed ie a sole trader you still fall under the PAYG tax scheme or if you are self employed as in run your own PTY LTD company you are still employed by that company and subject to...
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    Not that it matters but do the post numbers vary...

    Not that it matters but do the post numbers vary with different platforms? Post number 1000 is NeilS on my iPad
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    Your reply has a fatal flaw in that the parable...

    Your reply has a fatal flaw in that the parable is on PAYG tax to which there are many example where this applies, before even looking at the incomes of directors,doctors, lawyers etc just look at...
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    Yeah I get all of that and that is one aspect and...

    Yeah I get all of that and that is one aspect and I know the debate comes up about them not paying company tax but company tax is just one tax out of many and yes I agree it would be best if they did...
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    NEW DRAW I’m in

    I’m in
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    Grahams response was in reference to my post #860...

    Grahams response was in reference to my post #860 about supporting big business in general and has highlighted Virgin.
    Just the same, even if Qantas took up the slack on Virgins demise the jobs...
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    My wife’s cousin has it but she now lives in...

    My wife’s cousin has it but she now lives in England.
    My mate was admitted two days ago for further testing, he got the results back this morning with a negative outcome so is lucky to only have...
  15. Thread: Shelf support

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    Elan Jacobs has noted the type of product I was...

    Elan Jacobs has noted the type of product I was referring to, you can also just get the channel extrusion and fit it to whatever substrate takes your fancy
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    but it is not about who owns a company it is...

    but it is not about who owns a company it is about how much they contribute to our economy. Virgin employs about 10,000 Aussies directly and then there are all the other businesses that provide...
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    You could use the extrusion and bracket the...

    You could use the extrusion and bracket the shopfitters use that they rout into a panel
    It would be easier to do
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    I agree with you Bushmiller and likewise you hear...

    I agree with you Bushmiller and likewise you hear criticism of the gubberment providing financial assistance to the big end of town and our airlines but just like the banks, it is in the public’s...
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    Yes I have to say Schomo was not real flash...

    Yes I have to say Schomo was not real flash during our recent fire crisis but think his last couple of addresses to the nation have been substantially better, he has spoken clearly and given reasons...
  20. The underlying issue is that it is very expensive...

    The underlying issue is that it is very expensive to run a business and the product that many here would like to buy is not sort by others and they may only ever buy one in their lifetime so it is a...
  21. Total Tools stores are all franchises so the...

    Total Tools stores are all franchises so the quality of staffing will vary store to store. The most annoying thing I find with them is their useless website, even if you know the name of the product...
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    Brett manufacturing was never going to survive in...

    Brett manufacturing was never going to survive in this country and both sides of politics have acknowledged that. Nobody is prepared to work for third world wages here
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    They are those places that don’t sell milk...

    They are those places that don’t sell milk anymore :U
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    Yes the stimulus worked fine for him and Jerry...

    Yes the stimulus worked fine for him and Jerry Harvey :) along with many others but that is what they intended to happen anyway.
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    My mate has gaming and prize machines in clubs,...

    My mate has gaming and prize machines in clubs, pubs, milk bars etc and he said his takings went up 50% for two weeks after the last cash stimulus handout
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    There is a difference between telling the truth...

    There is a difference between telling the truth and withholding information. I think it is fair enough that certain information is withheld if it is in the general public’s best interest or to...
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    I don’t know anything about the panel of medical...

    I don’t know anything about the panel of medical experts that are advising our government but assume by some comments here and elsewhere that some think they don’t know what they are talking about?
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    He would be perfect for the job with his multi...

    He would be perfect for the job with his multi lingual skills and he speaks fluently in crap as well
  29. I don’t know if they run different pricing...

    I don’t know if they run different pricing structures in Adelaide but I find Sydney Tools and Total Tools pretty much on par for pricing and variety of tools compared to Bunnings. If you only had two...
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    Here in Victoria yes they are (at the moment)....

    Here in Victoria yes they are (at the moment).
    Yes I care. I need the hardware store open for spare parts and other supplies.[/QUOTE]

    still open and trading normally........they are pretty busy...
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    Is there an argument to be had here? The...

    Is there an argument to be had here?
    The doctors will do what they can do to the best of their ability / capacity and it is what it is from there. Just like they would do in times of war.
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    I really struggle to understand why people are...

    I really struggle to understand why people are judged/ categorised by their financial status. I have worked for all sorts of people from being on welfare to billionaires, some are A holes and others...
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    As an isolated nation with a small population and...

    As an isolated nation with a small population and only small pockets of population densities, you would like to think we have a better scenario than most countries to deal with the situation

    Lets...
  34. When you hang the door you leave a larger than...

    When you hang the door you leave a larger than standard clearance that allow you to lift the door up off the hing pins whilst in the closed position. Next time you are in a new home have a look at...
  35. It is a building requirement for new homes that...

    It is a building requirement for new homes that the door either open out or have lift off hinges ( most common option) if the door is within 1.5m of pan for that exact reason
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    Arron, If I was you I would sell it on gumtree...

    Arron,
    If I was you I would sell it on gumtree and fit a new more economical to run unit. By fitting an old unit you are going to be up for a second installation cost a few years down the track...
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    interesting wording, from an energy point of view...

    interesting wording, from an energy point of view anything is better than an electric storage heater but they are the simplest hassle free solution
    If you can get away with it go for it
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    Yes just disconnect the power and cut or...

    Yes just disconnect the power and cut or disconnect the pipe work and drain

    If it is a standard electric storage unit it is not allowed to be used on a new home as it does not meet the energy...
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    Hahaha All the problems the world is facing...

    Hahaha

    All the problems the world is facing and everyone here is just worried about their tools and their coffee.

    Just goes to show when push comes to shove you see what the real priorities...
  40. Just a thought but rather than waiting on...

    Just a thought but rather than waiting on charging batteries in a public place, I could see a Swap and Go type scenario emerging at service stations so you don’t own the batteries just hire
    That...
  41. The utes are coming too 10 electric utes on...

    The utes are coming too

    10 electric utes on the horizon | CarAdvice
  42. Yes and it has been one of the backbones of this...

    Yes and it has been one of the backbones of this countries financial security for many years so it is a big step and transition to move away

    When you think about the big deal it was bringing in...
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    Absolutely and I am sure no one wants to lose the...

    Absolutely and I am sure no one wants to lose the living standards we all enjoy but the harsh reality is we cannot have it both ways so it is fanciful to think we will be able to compete in...
  44. Well done, I am sure you will be happy with your...

    Well done, I am sure you will be happy with your purchase and will find it useful
  45. Doesnt sound all bad to me, the article said we...

    Doesnt sound all bad to me, the article said we are moving 4 to 5 times faster per capita than China and America, cheaper materials was a major reason for the perceived lower investment although it...
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    Hit the nail in the head Bob. People often...

    Hit the nail in the head Bob.
    People often complain but the reality is business is selling what the consumer wants to buy. We have all seen the demise of companies that have not followed that...
  47. The problem might just be Chinglish

    The problem might just be Chinglish
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    I am currently in Vietnam and went out to dinner...

    I am currently in Vietnam and went out to dinner last night with my wife
    We had 2 beers, 2 wines, entrees, mains and dessert and it cost me $29.57 ...... you cant even buy the drinks in Australia...
  49. I can’t open the link Chris posted perhaps...

    I can’t open the link Chris posted perhaps because I am in Vietnam at the moment but assume it is the little rocket ship looking units?
    If it is, I bought one when I was in China five years ago...
  50. A laser is no more accurate than water levels,...

    A laser is no more accurate than water levels, levels and plumb bobs but is much quicker and more convenient and a one man operation that often requires two with other methods
    Unless I had numerous...
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