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  Topic: Post Augers
onemanband

Replies: 4
Views: 354
PostForum: Make Your Own/DIY   Posted: Thu May 18, 17 5:35 pm   Subject: Post Augers
I can't comment on augers as I don't use them, but generally speaking Draper tools, although not top of the range, are usually fit for purpose and worthy DIY kit.
19.19 seems a fair enough price. M ...
  Topic: skips
onemanband

Replies: 8
Views: 424
PostForum: Reduce, Reuse, Recycle   Posted: Tue May 16, 17 7:28 pm   Subject: skips
Round here, they deliver, you fill it way way way above the fill to here line, using doors as a giant version of how you raid the salad bar at Pizza Hut, then they take it away. Anything goes.

But ...
  Topic: jacking up a deck
onemanband

Replies: 5
Views: 749
PostForum: Energy Efficiency and Construction/Major Projects   Posted: Sun Apr 30, 17 8:54 pm   Subject: jacking up a deck
My experience is that whether it's a scissor jack, bottle jack ,trolley jack or acrow prop, if you are exceeding it's capacity it becomes hard to operate. If you are struggling to turn it / pump it, ...
  Topic: Aerial Photography and stuff.
onemanband

Replies: 17
Views: 2082
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: 2082
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: 2082
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: 1261
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: 1261
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: 1860
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: 2330
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: 2330
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: 2330
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: 4613
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: 4613
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: 4613
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 ...
 
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