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    Johno - PM sent.

    Johno - PM sent.
  2. Thread: Which timber

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    That would tie in with when I built the steps...

    That would tie in with when I built the steps which subsequently rotted out quickly
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    Dunno, I wouldn't call it dressed, but perhaps...

    Dunno, I wouldn't call it dressed, but perhaps that's the correct term - the 'mini corrugated' finish on the two rotten pieces, commonly seen on pine.

    I believe there are two sorts of Oregon....
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    Treated pine definitely, & no yellow tongue! :)

    Treated pine definitely, & no yellow tongue! :)
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    I reckon it looks like untreated pine unless...

    I reckon it looks like untreated pine unless oregon can be bought with that 'milled' finish, (which I've never seen). Given the way it has rotted out, I would definitely use treated pine, but would...
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    Check out the photo comp thread for the bench in...

    Check out the photo comp thread for the bench in my shed. It is all pine with yellowtongue flooring across the top & for the under shelf. It is not subject to any significant moisture so I just used...
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    We did ours through a local solicitor company a...

    We did ours through a local solicitor company a few years ago in our mid 50's. It's something we probably should have done sooner when we were your sort of age. As I recall it wasn't very...
  8. Thread: Where is it?

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    Thanks Ben ... any idea how long before you can...

    Thanks Ben ... any idea how long before you can get back home?

    OK, another rock pic - where is it?
    I Reckon it should be fairly easy.

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    Blue Winged Kookaburra having a bad hair day!

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  10. Came across the twin of that one in our vegie...

    Came across the twin of that one in our vegie garden up here in FNQ just a few days ago. Had never seen anything like it. It is the 'Saunders Case Moth' aka 'Large Bagworm' Initially the caterpillar...
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    June 2018 TPC. :) Have been a few times when I...

    June 2018 TPC. :) Have been a few times when I missed the workshop!

    Got a good bloke keeping an eye on it for me though.
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    RDA Slotted & dimpled are what I use on the front...

    RDA Slotted & dimpled are what I use on the front of my 06 TD42 ute, along with EBC pads, previously greenstuff series 6000 which I replaced at around 60,000kms (with a bit more life left in them,...
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    #3 Cuppa's Shed 81111

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    Cuppa's Shed

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    #2 Cuppa's Shed 81110

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    #1 Cuppa's Shed 81109

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  16. Thread: Ex telstra

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    When I bought mine ('06 model) I was the the 2nd...

    When I bought mine ('06 model) I was the the 2nd owner, so it hadn't been mucked with by anyone else.
    The second battery was set up very conventionally with a Redarc SBI12 Voltage Sensitive relay...
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    I meant to include that I'd send a PM soon. Just...

    I meant to include that I'd send a PM soon. Just finished it & sent it to you. :)
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    Hi dt, I run a separate fridge & freezer...

    Hi dt, I run a separate fridge & freezer successfully. There are a variety of issues which could be causing your problem so I'm more inclined to ask questions than to make suggestions, at least...
  19. G'day Simon, I have an ex Telstra ute with a...

    G'day Simon, I have an ex Telstra ute with a Rossco's canopy, set up for long term & remote area touring. It is a 4.2 though, so not directly relatable to your question about fuel consumption. That...
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    My '06 TD42i had about 7psi max boost as stock....

    My '06 TD42i had about 7psi max boost as stock. After fitting a 3" exhaust & a manual boost controller I took it to an experienced dynotuner who was very familiar with these motors & aske him to tune...
  21. Thread: Cuppa’s Blog

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    Our Patrol & Tvan were packed & stocked ready to...

    Our Patrol & Tvan were packed & stocked ready to drive back up Cape York as soon as the roads dried out - but it wasn't to be.

    Our Covid -19 Story.
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  22. Thread: Wheel bearings

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    I reckon $300 is probably the going rate for the...

    I reckon $300 is probably the going rate for the fronts. Make sure they use quality bearings though. Last time ours needed doing I supplied the bearings (was going to replace them myself but hurt my...
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    No, we had planned to be touring the Cape for as...

    No, we had planned to be touring the Cape for as long as we could this dry season, but that may have to wait until next year now (hopefully). We are living here, 'bunkered down' & caretaking a farm...
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    That's a fair point Wiz, both the Hilux utes have...

    That's a fair point Wiz, both the Hilux utes have been relatively empty most of the time. the one up at Portland Roads also had 17" wheels fitted as standard , & required far higher pressures as the...
  25. Thread: UHF radios

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    When you transmit at 25w does it have any impact...

    When you transmit at 25w does it have any impact on nearby users of legal wattage units? Also what is the advantage, - can you transmit for longer distances? What does 'transmit off channel' mean?...
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