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Re: Metal disability handrail. [Re: Gold_Moon] #1054988
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Good work DD.Nice it went to plan. So often these days , what looks like a quick job turns into a series of things like --- Ugh, its the wrong size ,look for the other one. damn , its stuck, tsst , that bits come away now --- need a bit of filler, ok push, nooooo! its snapped ! Try putting it that way --yes brilliant ,, close it again oh bugg*r its not lined up now -- put it the other way round, --oh hell its rotten behind and the whole thing has come down and brought the other one with it ! Story of my life lol!

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Talking of disasters, replacing a compression joint isolating valve today, the pipe must have been imperial as the olive hadn't shrunk onto the pipe at all, despite my usual overtightening. Found out about 20 minutes after I put the water back on, unfortunately the mains valve was about 100 yards away as well doh!.


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@ diggingdeeper - Thank you again so very much for a fantastic job, you removed that handrail like a BOSS! laugh So fast and such a neat job too, the holes left were tiny. thumbsup I was much impressed, and I greatly appreciate you giving your time to help out a total stranger. happy

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Originally Posted by venice
So often these days , what looks like a quick job turns into a series of things like --- Ugh, its the wrong size ,look for the other one. damn, its stuck, tsst, that bits come away now --- need a bit of filler, ok push, nooooo! its snapped! Try putting it that way -- yes brilliant, close it again oh bugg*r its not lined up now -- put it the other way round, -- oh hell its rotten behind and the whole thing has come down and brought the other one with it!


@Venice - Wow. You just described my whole house! omg

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Lol -- oh dear Gold moon , youre in it for the long haul then eh ha! All my DIY takes ages --- that farce I posted above, was based merely on tightening a hinge on a kitchen cabinet, so you can imagine how long I am doing bigger repairs and stuff lol -- although I have to say , most of my time goes into the thinking what to do first from the list of jobs. I have a degree in procrastination .

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