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  1. mixer28

    Best way to connect a USB LED strip to a ceiling light fitting

    Cheers for feedback. i) The aesthetic. I think there's a bit of a misunderstanding ericmark The unit will be fixed to hang around a rectangular 4ft x 2ft acoustic treatment panel that is already suspended to the ceiling (its a recording studio space). ii) Light Level I already have other...
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    Best way to connect a USB LED strip to a ceiling light fitting

    Thanks for the replies. If I took the light pendant off and wired the cables to a plug socket like this >> Then plugged the USB charger plug into it (as I would into a wall plug socket) And the USB led into that, would this be a safe solution? Thanks again!
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    Best way to connect a USB LED strip to a ceiling light fitting

    I wanted to know the best way to use my ceiling light fitting (which is a bayonet cap) to connect an LED light strip that has a USB connector and typically plugs into a USB to mains plug adaptor (like the iPhone charger ones). If I plug in a cable with a bayonet fitting ( as per image)...
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    Housing for Oven splintered - Can I use ePoxy?

    Not sure tbh. It looks like chipboard with edging tape around it. My original plan was to fill the holes with ePoxy (if it was safe to do so) so the mounting screws would hold, then get some edging tape to replace the stained edges.
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    Housing for Oven splintered - Can I use ePoxy?

    600mmx 600mm / inside measurements 570mm w x595m h
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    Housing for Oven splintered - Can I use ePoxy?

    Yes it does. If the screws are not secure then when you pull open the oven door, the oven sort of tilts forward a bit.
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    Housing for Oven splintered - Can I use ePoxy?

    Interesting. Which place does the cheap oven housings?
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    Housing for Oven splintered - Can I use ePoxy?

    yeah - its why I was wondering about epoxy, as some will bond with metal, thought it might be a bit more heat resistant.
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    Housing for Oven splintered - Can I use ePoxy?

    I need to replace my oven and have pulled it out to look at the 'frame' that holds it. The screws that held the oven in had come loose and on inspection I can see the chipboard has splintered around where the holes are (see below). Whats the best thing to fills the holes. The chipboard...
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    Replacing Old Light Switch To New Version Advice

    Brilliant - thanks!
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    Replacing Old Light Switch To New Version Advice

    Hi! Am looking to replace a 1 gang 2 way switch. The new switch I have bought has different labeling to the old one. The old one has Com, L1 and L2 as in the image The Com is labelled in the new switch - so that is clear. But I am trying to figure out where my L1 and L2 would go into the...
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    What is this down pipe made of?

    So the primer needs to be for metal? B+Q do red oxide metal primer - Is that the right one?
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    What is this down pipe made of?

    So a regular gloss paint will be OK for this job?
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    What is this down pipe made of?

    Thanks a lot! What type of paint should be used on these pipes?
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    What is this down pipe made of?

    Hi. I'm looking to paint an old waste down pipe outside my flat. The paint has started flaking off but I can't really tell what material its made out of, to know what paint to buy. Can anyone tell what type of pipe it is please? It's on a 1960s (UK) building. There seems to be what looks...
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