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  Topic: Aerial Photography and stuff.
onemanband

Replies: 17
Views: 339
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Mon Apr 17, 17 11:48 am   Subject: Aerial Photography and stuff.
HL. IIRC I searched 'which drone' and it was a 2017 Telegraph piece I based my generalisation on. I may have over-egged the professional kit but OTOH when you add in cameras and accessories that's pro ...
  Topic: Aerial Photography and stuff.
onemanband

Replies: 17
Views: 339
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Sun Apr 16, 17 8:32 am   Subject: Aerial Photography and stuff.
Looking at HL's link it all looks and sounds very professional...

Do you think?
My reading of it was that the plan is to raise a load of cash to pay a professional planner to help them get a grant ...
  Topic: Aerial Photography and stuff.
onemanband

Replies: 17
Views: 339
PostForum: Small Business Questions, Ideas and Advice   Posted: Sat Apr 15, 17 6:52 pm   Subject: Aerial Photography and stuff.
Looking at HL's link it all looks and sounds very professional - I doubt they would spoil it with some DIY drone snaps.
A quick google of aerial photography prices reveals "wedding package from 300" ...
  Topic: Spare 110v tools for sale.
onemanband

Replies: 7
Views: 402
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Sat Apr 08, 17 12:09 pm   Subject: Re: Spare 110v tools for sale.

Bosch 110v sliding mitre saw 100


I just been cutting some branches on my mitre saw and thought it might be helpful to mention that they are ace for cutting up firewood.
Coppice type stuff, pa ...
  Topic: Spare 110v tools for sale.
onemanband

Replies: 7
Views: 402
PostForum: Trading Post   Posted: Thu Apr 06, 17 5:30 pm   Subject: Spare 110v tools for sale.
I'm slightly interested, but location isn't ideal/realistic.
Pricing seems fair enough, but model no's would help them sell....
e.g. Drill/breaker could rrp at 80 or 800 depending on model.
If it ...
  Topic: Sealing a car port ceiling against the elements
onemanband

Replies: 14
Views: 698
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Mar 17, 17 11:11 pm   Subject: Sealing a car port ceiling against the elements
I don't know anything about them but what about spraying a fireproof coating ? - Like they spray on structural steelwork.
I guess it's a job for a specialist contractor so maybe it will cost more. OT ...
  Topic: Chicken house
onemanband

Replies: 10
Views: 1022
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 17 4:50 pm   Subject: Chicken house
" disc can be ace with some sorts and a bit "melty" with others

Aye. Ace and melty.
I don't know how people manage without an angle grinder.
  Topic: Chicken house
onemanband

Replies: 10
Views: 1022
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Wed Mar 08, 17 1:57 pm   Subject: Chicken house
... and I have not yet dared try cutting it or screwing holes through it.

Take whatever saw you have and try it. It will cut it, how badly it damages it - there's only one way to find out.
Gener ...
  Topic: Chicken house
onemanband

Replies: 10
Views: 1022
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Tue Mar 07, 17 5:28 pm   Subject: Chicken house
REading that last post, I was just thinking "greenhouse frame"....

Good idea. Old greenhouses without glass are available cheap/free. They come with a ready made door. And light enough to drag out ...
  Topic: Compost tumblers
onemanband

Replies: 22
Views: 2055
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Wed Mar 01, 17 8:46 am   Subject: Compost tumblers
They keep coming up with the idea here of charging us by weight for non-recyclable waste, but it is too complicated as it would be too easy to slip heavy stuff into someone elses bin in a close packed ...
  Topic: Compost tumblers
onemanband

Replies: 22
Views: 2055
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Feb 28, 17 10:44 pm   Subject: Compost tumblers
Slim. Is that your domestic waste by weight ? How's that work ? Does it work ? New thing or always that way ?
  Topic: Compost tumblers
onemanband

Replies: 22
Views: 2055
PostForum: Grow Your Own   Posted: Tue Feb 28, 17 7:09 pm   Subject: Compost tumblers
Friend of mine made one ten or so years ago. He still uses it and is proud of the results he gets. Made from plastic 'oil drum' with hinged opening. It works best for finishing off compost, but capaci ...
  Topic: Groud Fridge
onemanband

Replies: 9
Views: 812
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Fri Feb 24, 17 2:30 pm   Subject: Groud Fridge
Think it would be cheaper to build your own in many cases. Wonder what happens if it is below the water table; does it float upwards?

If you are above the water table and in well drained ground, ye ...
  Topic: Securing half a garage
onemanband

Replies: 19
Views: 1665
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 17 6:32 pm   Subject: Securing half a garage
My only experience of building is lego (this possibly shows...)

..........I'd have thought the metal garage door would be more secure.

Lego is where I started.

Metal door v timber door for s ...
  Topic: Securing half a garage
onemanband

Replies: 19
Views: 1665
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Mon Feb 20, 17 3:46 pm   Subject: Securing half a garage
Lateral support will mainly be provided by restraint straps to roof and it being tied in at either end (various methods available).
Yes a wall can 'roll over' because of insufficient footings, but fo ...
 
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