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  1. Hank352 replied to the thread Genie Garage Door Opener Won't Turn Off Lights.

    Had the same problem with a one year old opener. Ended up pushing the light button on the wall control about 20 times and the light...

    Nov 21, 2018 at 1:43 PM
  2. vizslalover posted a new thread.

    Gazebo Snow Load??

    Does anyone know the snow load for a Yardistry Wood Gazebo with aluminum roof YM12705? We put one at our home in Big Bear and the county...

    Forum: Building Regulations and Planning Permission

    Nov 20, 2018 at 9:28 PM
  3. Don Farrell replied to the thread Wiring mystery.

    Is the wire from switch 1 on the top screw (feed side) or the bottom screw (load side)? If I were working on this problem I would first...

    Nov 20, 2018 at 7:24 PM
  4. Silentrunning replied to the thread Is this cement or concrete?.

    There are several factors at play here. If you are asking advice on how to go forward with the repair, we should know: How big is the...

    Nov 20, 2018 at 6:22 PM
  5. ralphhughes replied to the thread Is this cement or concrete?.

    Looks like its a cement wall.

    Nov 20, 2018 at 4:32 AM
  6. Silentrunning liked Retired's post in the thread Metal spinning..

    Hi, My first metal spinning attempts failed possibly because I tried to run before I could walk; these reflectors weren't the easiest...

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  7. Retired attached a file to the thread Metal spinning..

    Hi, Out of interest here's the welding trolley I made a couple of years ago and have just upgraded. I initially made it with an axle...

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  8. Ian liked Doghouse Riley's post in the thread What hobby would you like to start?.

    Thanks for your kind words. These are my 1970s wallboxes, I bought these before many people realised that with an adapter an amplifier...

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  9. Ian liked CarollPharrell's post in the thread Overflowing Toilet.

    Ok, so I managed to fix it.... that always happens after posting in forums! Took out washer again and washed again and tightened it all...

    Nov 19, 2018 at 2:50 PM
  10. SolarJoe replied to the thread Radiant flooring system not achieving good flow rate.

    The reply I got was incorrect and just not true. I responded, but I'll be damned if I'll spend 24 bucks for a 2nd pass with people that...

    Nov 19, 2018 at 2:36 PM
  11. Retired replied to the thread Metal spinning..

    Hi, Many thanks Ian. Yes definitely; I'll be doing more metal spinning now I've grasped the basics; I like woodturning so perhaps I'll...

    Nov 19, 2018 at 12:42 PM
  12. Des Bywater posted a new thread.

    Overflowing toilet

    I had the overflow running into the toilet from a Geberit concealed built in cistern so i called back the guy who fitted it and he said...

    Forum: Plumbing and Drains

    Nov 19, 2018 at 12:31 PM
  13. tminouk posted a new thread.

    phone booth wiring

    Hi all, With a buddy we're trying to make an office phone booth for our studio, made of MDF and some felt inside. We also want to have...

    Forum: Electrical

    Nov 19, 2018 at 10:59 AM
  14. Ian replied to the thread Metal spinning..

    Brilliant job Colin! I can't wait to see what the reflectors look like once finished :D. Do you think you'll use this skill again for...

    Nov 19, 2018 at 10:47 AM
  15. Ian liked Retired's post in the thread Metal spinning..

    Hi, Total success; I now have the six finished reflectors and have just learnt a new skill it being metal spinning; this has been a...

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