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  1. conny replied to the thread Fuel pump queues..

    No queues at petrol stations will be because of the big price hike over the last fortnight. Asda diesel has jumped from £1.38 about 3...

    28 Oct 2021 at 9:00 PM
  2. conny replied to the thread Recommendations for the clueless beginner.

    Basic decorating seems to be covered by this guy but I think this is the second video in a series so may be worthwhile typing in his...

    28 Oct 2021 at 8:53 PM
  3. conny replied to the thread Snapped Bolt Thread in Cast Iron Housing.

    If you manage to weld anything to the end, (a nut, a short length of bar etc), you may find the heat generated to make the weld will...

    28 Oct 2021 at 6:00 PM
  4. conny replied to the thread Recommendations for the clueless beginner.

    It depends on what basics you want to learn about. Subjects covered could include, basic electrics, basic plumbing, basic...

    28 Oct 2021 at 5:54 PM
  5. conny replied to the thread Perfect Fit Blind Issue.

    Contact the company who employs him rather than the fitter direct. Assuming he is not a sole trader they should send someone out to...

    27 Oct 2021 at 10:32 PM
  6. conny replied to the thread is buying from tradepoint online for trade only.

    One way to find out is to try it. You may find that when you register they may ask for a confirmation letter on business headed note...

    27 Oct 2021 at 10:24 PM
  7. conny replied to the thread Wiring a new metal light fitting.

    "I have removed standard plastic light fitting and found 2 wires in the ceiling. One is l, n, e and one is switch live, l, e." Do you...

    27 Oct 2021 at 10:01 PM
  8. conny replied to the thread Wiring a new metal light fitting.

    Live feed and switched live joined together into a small connector block housed inside the new light fitting. The return leg of the...

    27 Oct 2021 at 8:25 PM
  9. conny replied to the thread Can i widen this chimney you reckon?.

    Yep, thats what we have. Log/multi-fuel burners look so out of place with a background of nicely plastered walls.

    26 Oct 2021 at 9:51 PM
  10. conny replied to the thread Got a treadmill?.

    @diy_fun_uk be careful. The link you have posted is for a 110v machine, not the 230v.

    26 Oct 2021 at 12:33 PM
  11. conny replied to the thread mitre saw.

    @bluebaron check your carbon brushes before doing anything! Even if they look ok the springs may have lost their full tension so I would...

    25 Oct 2021 at 9:39 PM
  12. conny replied to the thread framing floor.

    How about 4" x 2" @ 400mm centres? Take a little more wood but keep you within the height limit.

    25 Oct 2021 at 9:12 PM
  13. conny replied to the thread Vacuum cleaner - any recommendations for a really good one?.

    The Festool is designed, and more suitable, for a workshop environment than as a household cleaner. The Henry/Henrietta has a circular...

    25 Oct 2021 at 8:59 PM
  14. conny replied to the thread Tree trunks crossing into neighbours boundary.

    Similar to the fence at the bottom of our garden but we have the board good side to us.

    25 Oct 2021 at 8:30 PM
  15. conny replied to the thread Bulge above the new patio doors.

    Not come across many cowboys posing as legitimate builders then? My first house, many years ago when I was in my very early 20's, I was...

    25 Oct 2021 at 8:25 PM