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by Dr. Strange
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:48 pm
Forum: Hand and Power Tools Forum
Topic: Brushless Combi Drill or Brushed Twin Kit?
Replies: 1
Views: 2167

Re: Brushless Combi Drill or Brushed Twin Kit?

I use my tools daily and brushless makes sense for me for the longer battery life. If you use occasionally I'd go for the regular ones and save some dough...
by Dr. Strange
Tue Apr 02, 2019 12:42 pm
Forum: Fencing Forum
Topic: Fencing at Angles and Using Concrete Posts
Replies: 1
Views: 6946

Re: Fencing at Angles and Using Concrete Posts

We are shortly going to replace our old rotten wooden fence , and are going down the concrete rail and gravel boards. I would prefer the whole wooden look but this is a fairly long stretch of fencing and the other side of our garden is a sloping grass verge then the road so fingers crossed it will l...
by Dr. Strange
Mon Apr 01, 2019 4:48 pm
Forum: Concreting, Drives, Paths and Patios Forum
Topic: What Should I use to fill the gap Between my Door Frame and Patio?
Replies: 1
Views: 3602

Re: What Should I use to fill the gap Between my Door Frame and Patio?

I would just use Great Stuff foam to fill in the gaps. Then when it dries, trim it with a sharp razor blade. Then spackle over it. It will probably need to be spackled several times... just like a regular drywall tape job.
by Dr. Strange
Sun Mar 31, 2019 10:36 pm
Forum: Hand and Power Tools Forum
Topic: Stanley Ratchet Screwdriver
Replies: 6
Views: 2722

Re: Stanley Ratchet Screwdriver

I’ve no experience of that model, but fatmax stuff is usually decent quality.
by Dr. Strange
Sun Mar 31, 2019 9:54 am
Forum: DIY Computers Forum
Topic: What can Cause a Computer to Freeze?
Replies: 9
Views: 4290

Re: What can Cause a Computer to Freeze?

Dust can cause computer lockups, most definatly. All that extra heat is not good for the system.
by Dr. Strange
Sat Mar 30, 2019 9:04 am
Forum: DIY Computers Forum
Topic: How To Clean Keyboard
Replies: 10
Views: 5449

Re: How To Clean Keyboard

I like baby wipes for this work; I sometimes use a little alcohol if the discoloration is recalcitrant! The blow it out with some canned air.
by Dr. Strange
Sat Mar 30, 2019 8:56 am
Forum: Hand and Power Tools Forum
Topic: Ryobi RHT2660DA Petrol Hedge Trimmer
Replies: 4
Views: 2427

Re: Ryobi RHT2660DA Petrol Hedge Trimmer

I'm pretty impressed with Ryobi the last few years, they've really pumped up their offerings and remained budget friendly.
by Dr. Strange
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:39 pm
Forum: Gardens and Gardening Forum
Topic: Suffering From Japanese Knotweed in Winter
Replies: 1
Views: 2068

Re: Suffering From Japanese Knotweed in Winter

I recently heard of a sale falling thru because the weed in a field behind killing the mortgage.

While I can understand the sort of nuclear approach mandated for domestic gardens, I cannot image trying it on farm scale.
On the plus side, it is edible!
by Dr. Strange
Thu Mar 28, 2019 10:37 pm
Forum: DIY Computers Forum
Topic: Faulty Keyboard or Some Other Problem?
Replies: 3
Views: 2808

Re: Faulty Keyboard or Some Other Problem?

Just borrow another keyboard from a friend and try it.
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