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    Yesterday, 08:21 PM
    robmac replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    Whilst earthing is necessary. I feel far too much emphasis is placed on details. Provided the earthing conductor has same sectional area as all...
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    Yesterday, 05:56 PM
    robmac replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    I wired my house during construction. I put data points and fta/ catv points absolutely everywhere. I do have a cabling license. The good thing...
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    Yesterday, 05:16 PM
    robmac replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    Yeah, You know when you have stuffed up the wiring, before you fit the plate to the wall. The only time I nick wires , is when the cable has...
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    Yesterday, 04:21 PM
    robmac replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    In practice most earlier houses with a copper water main from the house the meter are fine. The earthing past the meter is a bonus but largely...
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    Yesterday, 01:39 PM
    robmac replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    As mentioned post #1372 previously. It's well and good to fit safety switches to 80 year old houses. But it's necessary to fit earths to power...
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    Yesterday, 12:58 PM
    robmac replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    There are always cries of a Nanny State when a person considers they have satisfactory skills to do the work themselves. However when someone is...
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    Yesterday, 12:51 PM
    robmac replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    That method of wiring is a typical today as it was then in domestic electrical work. It's all about doing the work as fast as possible. There...
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    Yesterday, 11:25 AM
    robmac replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    That's fine for new construction work. Which can readily be checked. The real worry are subsequent additions and "upgrades". Done by totally...
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    19th September 2017, 07:38 PM
    robmac replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    AS 3000 Never had any mention of separations/ segregation from data and telephone wiring. As far as Chief Electrical inspector was concerned...
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    19th September 2017, 06:15 PM
    robmac replied to a thread WTF Happened? in Froggy Chat!
    You and me both. :wink2: However I prefer Schlitzaugen's take on them.
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    19th September 2017, 06:02 PM
    robmac replied to a thread WTF Happened? in Froggy Chat!
    I would have thought the Hosting ISP "information" screens pretty well explained that Af was off the air.
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    19th September 2017, 05:49 PM
    robmac replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    Let me tell you a story about foxtel cabling sharing stud holes with mains cables. In a house where my company did the alarm and data cable (but...
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    19th September 2017, 05:03 PM
    robmac replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    Sharing "holes" mains wiring is highly illegal. You can't observe the separation requirements. It take 30 seconds to drill another hole and be...
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    19th September 2017, 04:07 PM
    robmac replied to a thread Tool Talk in Technical & Performance
    Just be aware of regulation clearances from main cables and other hazardous services. FWIW data and telephone cabling is a prescribed activity...
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    19th September 2017, 08:40 AM
    robmac replied to a thread WTF Happened? in Froggy Chat!
    There is no secret , by keeping in contact with admin staff of AF.
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    18th September 2017, 11:41 PM
    robmac replied to a thread WTF Happened? in Froggy Chat!
    Corruption in Tapatalk files causing a forum crash and a long delay by the Hosting Provider to get the site back up. I daresay Greenblood will...
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    14th September 2017, 02:41 PM
    robmac replied to a thread 404 clutch shudder in Peugeot Forum
    Make a special check that splined centre is tight in and has no rotational free play between the driven plate. Shudder is a classic symptom of...
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    13th September 2017, 02:30 PM
    robmac replied to a thread 505 GTI diff change in Peugeot Forum
    https://www.jaycar.com.au/lcd-gps-speedometer/p/LA9025
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    12th September 2017, 04:20 PM
    robmac replied to a thread Word association in Froggy Chat!
    Fond memories
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    11th September 2017, 05:20 PM
    With a battery drill and some emery tape?:roflmao:
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    Hello
    I don't seem to be able to pm you due to my lack of forum know how
    I would like the printer if it is still available
    My number is 0413 414 415
    I am Sherman
    I am not contactable till after 12 today
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    That Peugeot 404 on your avatar, is that a South African Reg no on it? Just curious.
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    Hi Rob,Just noticed that you are on-line.I have been re-miss in not recovering that 504 sump I promised you .Don't know if you are going to the French Car day @ McCleay Park on Sunday but I will at will make a note & hopefully get it off today so at least it is 'mobile'.
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    Peter.
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Melbourne / Caulfield
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Electronics Engineer
Car(s) - Current:
Skoda Fabia RS Wagon
Car(s) Owned - Previous:
Peugeot 203, 403s, 404, 504s, Madza Tribute, Toyota Hiace, Toyota Hilux, Toyota Tarago (egg), Toyota Estima, Audi A3 2.0 t sportsback

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