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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2019 10:54 
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Thanks, folks! He does love it! So do I. It’s cheeried up a space in the house that is otherwise unremarkable.

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PostPosted: Sun Mar 03, 2019 11:07 
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Good kitchen!

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DavPaz wrote:
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Thanks, folks! He does love it! So do I. It’s cheeried up a space in the house that is otherwise unremarkable.

Any dwelling that houses the Codds is remarkable

:luv: :kiss:

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Fitting skirting board is not fun when you have to try and match two different sizes. Not fun at all.

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PostPosted: Mon Jun 17, 2019 10:25 
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Saturday afternoon Russell went to fetch Darwin’s broken trike from the garage, to see if we could fix it (top and bottom halves of steering column had become disengaged. Anyone who has ever had a smart trike probably knows the tiny red converter clip, tournament out that 2mm but of plastic is all that keeps the two halves aligned, and it just snaps, leaving the steering column to rotate freely and independently of the wheel. Piece of rubbish.)

Anyway, as Russell opened the garage door the handle/lock fell off.

We’d had a break in a while ago, and they smashed the handle off the garage. It turns out the locksmith was a cowboy and he’s attached the new handle/lock with a single bolt.

So we went to B and Q to buy a new one, but they don’t sell them. The lock also doesn’t fit our garage, so was propped in with a single grommet. We had to make another one out of metal tubing, so had to buy 5ft of metal blinking tubing, and a hacksaw, as of course we didn’t, and new bolts, and a washers to brace against the grommet. For goodness sake. At least it’s firmly attached, though. That locksmith is a disgrace.

And we fixed the trike for the time being, too, until we get him a proper bike.

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In my kitchen I have wall cupboards (like most people I suspect) but mine have heavy doors that you lift up and have gas powered piston things that hold the doors open. The kitchen was from MFI and within a couple of years of having it, they went bust. Soon after this, the pistons lost power and would no longer hold the doors up. I did find the manufacturer but they were in Italy and wanted £400+ to replace them. Stuff that...

For the past 5 or so years, we've been opening the cupboards and holding them with one hand... Until yesterday that is!

Thanks to a friendly Reddit thread, I discovered a similar style piston on Amazon and managed to replace the lot for under £30!

I don't like to throw around the term 'life changing' but seriously... This will take some beating.


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Imagine if you changed all those cupboards for.....

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This is a game changer...

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Dishwashers

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Why would you keep baked beans and packets of biscuits in a dishwasher, you wrongun?

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Why would you keep baked beans and packets of biscuits in a dishwasher, you wrongun?


Hold on, where do you keep your ketchup?


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Why would you keep baked beans and packets of biscuits in a dishwasher, you wrongun?


Hold on, where do you keep your ketchup?

In my 360.

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Mimi wrote:
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Mimi wrote:
Why would you keep baked beans and packets of biscuits in a dishwasher, you wrongun?


Hold on, where do you keep your ketchup?

In my 360.


Aha, so that's what was causing the red ring.


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No, that’s the hot sauce.

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Ha!


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