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  1. :iagree: As a panel beater once said, there...

    :iagree:

    As a panel beater once said, there are 43 shades of white (and black)
  2. There is also Bitumen Paint.

    There is also Bitumen Paint.
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    In the absence of a better explanation, I believe...

    In the absence of a better explanation, I believe it is a overhead power point/s that run along a suspended cable.

    Overhead power points are very useful. I have 5 in my 6metre by 6 metre double...
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    I am not sure if this is what you mean but I have...

    I am not sure if this is what you mean but I have a clamping bar from an old generic thicknesser. It is about 12mm wide and 8mm thick with 7 small bolts that tighten it down to hold the blade.
    I...
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    I received this one from a friend on Saturday so...

    I received this one from a friend on Saturday so it must be currently doing the rounds.
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    I am not a betting man but reckon those odds are...

    I am not a betting man but reckon those odds are far, far better than the 1 in 10 of dying of Covid - hence have had both shots of AZ and got my certificate to prove it. :2tsup:
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    Common sense ain't very common nowadays. :D

    Common sense ain't very common nowadays. :D
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    Perhaps they checked your ancestry without your...

    Perhaps they checked your ancestry without your knowledge.
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    As well as a Tyzack which I bought in the early...

    As well as a Tyzack which I bought in the early 1960's, I inherited 2 from my father-in-law ( a Spear and Jackson and one un-named) which I had professionally sharpened - one as a crosscut and one...
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    While no where as bad as the private groups, be...

    While no where as bad as the private groups, be aware that Hearing Australia also have a profit motive even though they are a Govt organisation. This started when their structure and name was...
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    They probably did if they were being chased in...

    They probably did if they were being chased in the way described.
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    There is a small piece about that in our morning...

    There is a small piece about that in our morning paper. Apparently one cow was saved to be sent to an animal shelter.
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    We had our second jab Astra-Zeneca 24 hours ago...

    We had our second jab Astra-Zeneca 24 hours ago and no after effects so all good.
    They gave us details of how to get proof of Covid-19 vaccination through Medicare so will follow that.
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    SOLD: Direct deposit is probably the easiest and...

    Direct deposit is probably the easiest and quickest way. Exchange details by private messages
  15. Thread: Jarrah finish

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    Try adding a little oil to the sanding disc NOT...

    Try adding a little oil to the sanding disc NOT the timber. Just dab a little on the disc from a damp rag.
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    That is exactly their plan. A big article in...

    That is exactly their plan. A big article in this morning's paper.
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    I am watching with interest as, later in the year...

    I am watching with interest as, later in the year subject to Covid of course, we are contemplating putting the car on the Indian Pacific from Adelaide to Perth and then driving back.
    My...
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    I would agree with that. :D

    I would agree with that. :D
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    FREE: VIC If all else fails, ring the Helping Hands Mission...

    If all else fails, ring the Helping Hands Mission in Airport West. I realise that they are a long way from you but they may know of a similar organisation near you.

    Their phone no is 1300 892 010
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    I have mine on a magnetised bar on the wall above...

    I have mine on a magnetised bar on the wall above a small bench and screwdrivers on another bar. They have been that way for about 4 years and it does not seem to be a problem.
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    SOLD: You tell the "other half" that you bought the set...

    You tell the "other half" that you bought the set for them as an investment and that you will lease it from them for a nominal amount.
    I used that excuse many years ago to justify the purchase of a...
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    That was one of my father's favourite sayings...

    That was one of my father's favourite sayings although he was not a tradie.
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    I didn't know that and am not likely to remember...

    I didn't know that and am not likely to remember it either but a great specimen
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    The local RSL here have organised a 12 hour vigil...

    The local RSL here have organised a 12 hour vigil by the scouts and other youth groups from the area from 6 tonight until the dawn service tomorrow which we will attend.
    My wife will be laying a...
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    DRAWN 1 CLAIMED 1 UNCLAIMED I'm in

    I'm in
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    Never be afraid to get a second opinion - whether...

    Never be afraid to get a second opinion - whether it be a GP, specialist or physio.

    My wife had both knees replaced five years ago and each time she was up and out of bed the next morning.
    Good...
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    Likewise, I have a single one that I inherited...

    Likewise, I have a single one that I inherited from my Father-in-law. Mine appears to be for a #8 screw.
  28. When clearing out my Father-in-law's garage...

    When clearing out my Father-in-law's garage several years ago, we found nine screwdrivers all the same size so they were spread among the family.
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    I use Haymes General Purpose Clear Satin in mine...

    I use Haymes General Purpose Clear Satin in mine with excellent results. It is just my preference to support an Australian company
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    I am booked in for mine on Thursday. I received...

    I am booked in for mine on Thursday.
    I received an email from Heath Engine telling me that I was eligible (which I knew anyway) and there was a link to clinics that were doing it. Going through...
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    +1 for Crowies brew

    +1 for Crowies brew
  32. SOLD: It is certainly good value. The pleated filters...

    It is certainly good value.
    The pleated filters are much better than the felt bags.
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    Sorry, I sold mine a while ago so I am no help...

    Sorry, I sold mine a while ago so I am no help now.

    MalB had one but I am not sure if he still does - he might be able to help
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    Have a look at Danihers Mitre 10 in Heidelberg. ...

    Have a look at Danihers Mitre 10 in Heidelberg. It is a long time since I have been there but they used to have a fair range of good timber
  35. Thread: Pws

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    I received that email also.

    I received that email also.
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    My second daughter is an audiologist also and...

    My second daughter is an audiologist also and from what she has said at various times, I would echo Aldav's advice and comments.

    She worked in hospitals and spent some time in the UK but has not...
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    Remember that the junk expands to fit the space...

    Remember that the junk expands to fit the space available. DAMHIK
  38. Thread: Ordering Pizza

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    Closer to the truth than we might like.

    Closer to the truth than we might like.
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED Congratulations to the winner - enjoy your prize.

    Congratulations to the winner - enjoy your prize.
  40. Thread: Wood screws

    by Chesand
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    WANTED:VIC Col I have about 20 if you don't get any...

    Col

    I have about 20 if you don't get any better offers. They are unused but pretty grotty.
    I am happy to post to you if you want them.
  41. Thread: A dog's life

    by Chesand
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    A similar life to our dogs. One gets tucked in...

    A similar life to our dogs. One gets tucked in and covered at night.
    If there is an after-life, I want to come back as a dog that lives at our house.
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    DRAWN & CLAIMED Congrats to the winners. Have a great Christmas.

    Congrats to the winners.
    Have a great Christmas.
  43. There is no hole in the drum of the Carbatec...

    There is no hole in the drum of the Carbatec version as shown in that video. The spring loaded bolt on the frame goes into the open end of the drum and as said above, pull the drum towards the...
  44. What Woody said. I also found that I needed...

    What Woody said.

    I also found that I needed to cut a sliver off the side of the belt to allow it to slip into the inner slot a little further so that the clamp grips it properly.

    I am pretty...
  45. Made it into the Herald-Sun down here this...

    Made it into the Herald-Sun down here this morning.
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    I received that and was going to post it but you...

    I received that and was going to post it but you beat me to it, Elan.

    There was a quote in the paper the other day "he spat his dummy and threw the toys out of his cot".
    A quote on ABC24 by a...
  47. THANK YOU It certainly was excellent. Our local RSL held...

    It certainly was excellent.

    Our local RSL held a "non" ceremony this morning that was "non" attended by many of us. In the circumstances, it went well with wreaths laid by many of local service...
  48. THANK YOU Last Post by Mark Knopfler. The Last Post by...

    Last Post by Mark Knopfler.

    The Last Post by Dire Straits guitarist, Mark Knopfler - YouTube
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    A great first effort. I started at High School...

    A great first effort. I started at High School many years ago and am still learning.
  50. Thanks for the likes and comments. The bears...

    Thanks for the likes and comments.

    The bears belong to SWMBO but I did not have to curry any favours. I would have bought some of the bears over the years. They had been living in an old cheap...
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