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    Have a Solar heater for pool on the roof of the...

    Have a Solar heater for pool on the roof of the garage.

    Wednesday morning around 10:30am the temp on roof was 54C. Pool was a beautiful 30C at 9:00pm Wed night.

    :2tsup:
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    :bump2: bump

    :bump2: bump
  3. Thread: Posts gone weird

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    Looks like there may be a problem with the server...

    Looks like there may be a problem with the server where the graphics are stored.

    Have notified Steven but proobably won't be a fix till later on this morning.

    :~
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    You have 3 posts showing, this one and 2 in G'day...

    You have 3 posts showing, this one and 2 in G'day Mate.... and that's all you have done.

    There is no go ahead, you just go for it.
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    Still got 4 U-Beaut and 5 Forum caps left...

    Still got 4 U-Beaut and 5 Forum caps left (excluding the one earmarked for Smithy - above)

    Only a week or so to go. After Easter all bets are off and the donation of funds raised from the caps,...
  6. Thread: Organoil.

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    Thought I'd put this...

    Thought I'd put this on a few weeks ago but I was wrong... Doh :doh:
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    Organoil - BREAKING NEWS

    Received the below info from my old mate Ernie Williams a couple of weeks ago. Thought I'd put it on back then but must have had a senior moment, as it's no where to be found, so here it is now.

    ...
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    Stupid question I know but I just have to ask. ...

    Stupid question I know but I just have to ask.

    Is the date on your computer correct?
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    That sounds like something that probably came...

    That sounds like something that probably came from me The don't use it bit is for use on RAW timber as a fine abrasive.

    Using it as a tool for stripping as mentioned by Horsecroft88 above is fine...
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    Tripoli - It's the abrasive powder used in the...

    Tripoli - It's the abrasive powder used in the wax to make it cut and polish so finely.

    Tripoli stone is a friable abrasive, which means it keeps breaking into smaller and smaller pieces that...
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    EEE's BACK - By popular demand.

    EEE
    :2tsup: is back on the label again :2tsup:

    Seems we freaked out too many people by dropping the EEE from our labels and just calling it Ultra Shine.
    Not only that but people were...
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    G'day Damian - Happens from time to time. Hackers...

    G'day Damian - Happens from time to time. Hackers pick someone at random and have a go. Only get 3 goes then their bounced. Same as if you forget your password.

    Sometimes it's a mistake but often...
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    We still have a number of Forum and u-beaut caps...

    We still have a number of Forum and u-beaut caps left. Starting to run low on u-beaut ones.

    There's still plenty of time to get in for your cap and help with the Bushfire Appeal.

    Will be taking...
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    Is the veneer damaged or has it just bubbled up?...

    Is the veneer damaged or has it just bubbled up? does it have a hole in it or major cracks etc?

    Cheers :)
  15. Thread: pine problems

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    When sanding, do it by hand using a good firm...

    When sanding, do it by hand using a good firm sanding block and use it as a tool, straight up and down the grain. It should ride on top of the hard grain and not cut away too much of the soft grain....
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    Next time you see the road crew out patching the...

    Next time you see the road crew out patching the road stop and ask them for a tin or jar of their tar it's the same stuff. Just mix it down with a bit of turps and Bob's your uncle.

    Often used to...
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    first thing I'd do is get it out of Word and into...

    first thing I'd do is get it out of Word and into a Desk Top Publishing program like Microsoft Publisher (dead easy to use), Page Maker or any thing other than Word which isn't a DTP, it will make...
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    Please Note - Robin lives in Canada and it would...

    Please Note - Robin lives in Canada and it would much easier for her to get a product that is available in the US or Canada, than one that is available in Australia. Baring in mind that the Aussie...
  19. Thread: Naptha

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    Closest you'll get here, in readily available...

    Closest you'll get here, in readily available form is mineral turpentine or white spirits. Think you'll find it varies quite considerably depending on manufacturer and what it' being used for you...
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    For future reference. You were right in the...

    For future reference.

    You were right in the first place. Nappysan for all decking and outdoor furniture. This is basically all that many of the commercial decking and patio furniture cleaners are.
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    Yeah what did happen to my post... That's weird....

    Yeah what did happen to my post... That's weird.

    You may also be able to get it in Indonesia as that is one of the only other places in the world that it is grown. Yes it is grown (as an excretion...
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    We are very, very, very limited, as to what can...

    We are very, very, very limited, as to what can be done without it becoming extremely messy with sub forums and even sub, sub forums.

    You will see that Woodturning - Ornamental is now a sub forum...
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    Big Shed - I have a feeling that it won't revert...

    Big Shed - I have a feeling that it won't revert as there is no default for the collapsed or expanded Forums. However it is still better not to log off as this kills your cookies that hold other info...
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    Set the skin to U-Beauts it in your User CP (top...

    Set the skin to U-Beauts it in your User CP (top left side of nav bar on every screen) and don't log off, just leave. This will automatically log you off the site but won't clear the cookies on your...
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    :morning:Looks about right for a yabby but their...

    :morning:Looks about right for a yabby but their holes that I've seen are usually almost cemented around the top and sides with mud. Saw a D9 Dozer and scraper disappear almost up to the top of the...
  26. Thread: recipes

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    cyco - I have deleted the recipe posts as I...

    cyco - I have deleted the recipe posts as I didn't see where you gave credit to the author or web site they came from

    You need to ask permission from the Rod Jerard and/or Peninsula Woodturners...
  27. Thread: Pricing Disparity

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    It's because it is now being used as a fuel...

    It's because it is now being used as a fuel additive.

    Also begs the question.... Why the 38.134 cents per litre fuel tax we now have to pay on mineral turpentine? Costs way more than diesel and...
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    Mac - Contrary to popular belief, we actually do...

    Mac - Contrary to popular belief, we actually do understand FINE Finishing, although we rarely get to see much of it here.

    You seem to have somehow missed the point here. This isn't about fine...
  29. Thread: Pricing Disparity

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    Selling a 5 litre Shellawax is much more...

    Selling a 5 litre Shellawax is much more economical than 20 x 250mls which is the main size the average person buys.

    1 x 5 liter bottle =


    1 bottle
    1 lid
    1 label
    2.5 minutes total...
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    There should be no limit on how many pics you can...

    There should be no limit on how many pics you can put in the blog. Not since this morning.

    Cheers
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    Hi dj - Just had a look in Opera and IE and only...

    Hi dj - Just had a look in Opera and IE and only first 5 are there.

    Try uploading the others in the same fashion at you did the first 5 but into the first page not the 2nd and third. I have had a...
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    Also if you are using Opera or Firefox it could...

    Also if you are using Opera or Firefox it could be in the cache memory of the browser rather than the cached memory for the forums but DJ's definitely right.

    Stupid question, but why do you need...
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    See FAQ's for more information on Project Tools...

    See FAQ's for more information on Project Tools and Blogs
  34. Thread: Youtube etc.

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    Youtube etc.

    We now have AME - Auto Media Embedding installed on the forums. You now have the ability to play movies etc as AME comes configured with YouTube, Myspacetv, Google Video, Bolt, iFilm, Yahoo,...
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    Issues - Relate to Project Tools a new addon to...

    Issues - Relate to Project Tools a new addon to the forums which will help us track problems etc a little way down the road when we start in with using the wiki that is currently being installing for...
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    If people did the right thing then there would be...

    If people did the right thing then there would be no need for such problems. But as always, a very small minority spoil it for everyone else.
  37. Vintage Rock 'n' Roll at Moorabbin last Saturday night

    For the old rockers among us.

    Mate of mine was lucky enough to go to Morrabbin Town Hall on Sat night and see Wanda Jackson.... 70 yrs old in October and still belting out the R 'n' R like she did...
  38. Thread: Drivel forum

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    Bordering on freakin' drivel

    Bordering on freakin' drivel
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    Was going to reply to this thread but rather than...

    Was going to reply to this thread but rather than reply here I have gone through this thread and edited a few of the post with my replies and thoughts. Mostly the replies are not aimed at the poster...
  40. Thread: Vale Thorpie

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    So long Billy and Rock on.:yourock: Was still...

    So long Billy and Rock on.:yourock:

    Was still rockin strongly at 60

    For those too young to know or appreciate get a copy of "Long Way to the Top" on DVD.
    Any man who can make a fortune and get...
  41. Thread: How come...

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    Yeah that's right...... After bein' a Rocker for...

    Yeah that's right......
    After bein' a Rocker for a week
    She's a mod and I wonder why

    Close but I think you'll find the rest is:

    She's a mod
    She's a mod
    She's a mod
    Yeah Yeah Yeah Yeah
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    :haha2: Cement.... I love it. Like ages ago...

    :haha2: Cement.... I love it.

    Like ages ago when they used to have Microsoft Office Works... Yeah, says who.
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    Have fun at Rocker's gtg today. I intend to...

    Have fun at Rocker's gtg today.

    I intend to have a ball at our Rockers gtg tonight. Rock on
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    Think you'll find Scandinavian Oil (also often...

    Think you'll find Scandinavian Oil (also often called teak oil) was originally designed for the upkeep of teak furniture which was in a proliferation around 35-40 yrs ago. I could be wrong but I'm...
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    Thanks for organising the night Ian I enjoyed...

    Thanks for organising the night Ian I enjoyed myself as I'm sure, did all who attended. Great to see the forums bringing people together like this, would be wonderful to see a lot more of it.

    Big...
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    Hickory - The most sensible advice I've heard for...

    Hickory - The most sensible advice I've heard for a long time. Well done.

    Cheers - Neil :)
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    Get well soon mate.

    Bev keep an eye on him. A hospital full of beautiful nurses, triple bypass and an old smoothie like Vic...... There's a recipe for trouble if ever there was one.

    GET WELL SOON VIC.

    Love to you...
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    goat - Had me an Ariel 1000 square 4 biken back in the early 60's, ex police bike. Drop it and you'd never pick it up again by yourself.

    Those were the days. Cruising down the road with the back...
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    Ian - You're worried about the toxic effects of...

    Ian - You're worried about the toxic effects of drying processes when you should probably be more worried about the toxic properties of the wood.

    I could well be wrong here, but isn't Tiger...
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    Yep........ And I taketh away. All in the...

    Yep........ And I taketh away.

    All in the name if fair play for everyone. https://www.ubeaut.biz/mhihi.gif
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