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Old 14-04-2017, 14:09   #631
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Not fixed but reclaimed:
Did a dump run this morning. Whilst I'm there a bloke walks past me with a Bosch sander identical to mine. I think 'spares' and ask him for it. He gives it to me and says that it works. I now have a backup sander for free!
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Old 19-04-2017, 14:22   #632
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Re: What have you fixed lately?

Last one of my big solar lamps: Had to get the scope onto it to find out that a capacitor and the LED had failed. These were made before there were specialist chips to make these lamps so use a circuit with quite a number of components in it and two batteries. Fortunately I had traced out the circuit and drawn it up some time ago.

Very bright and stay lit all night even when they only get a small charge during the day but then they were quite expensive as I recall.

One of the rocks is looking dim so I'll need to take a look at it. Runs all night so it's probably a failing LED (out of 4)
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Old 19-04-2017, 14:26   #633
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Re: What have you fixed lately?

A leak from behind our washing machine. Turned out to be the connection between the water pipe and the filler hose. All sorted.
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Old 30-04-2017, 17:11   #634
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Re: What have you fixed lately?

Replaced the motor in our aging Dyson vacuum. What a pain in the backside. Will probably replace the whole lot next time. Though the saving is 25 vs 300+
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Old 30-04-2017, 18:50   #635
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Replaced the motor in our aging Dyson vacuum. What a pain in the backside. Will probably replace the whole lot next time. Though the saving is 25 vs 300+
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Old 04-05-2017, 18:53   #636
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New greenhouse leaking like a sieve, applied silicone to all the most obvious points, (keeping fingers crossed).
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Neighbour kindly gave us wooden staging for our greenhouse (top only). Then I remembered one of our cupboards had wooden slats (not needed as very top shelf) so 4 legs sawed to the desired height.
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I fixed my dads pc it just needed a new bios battery and the bios settings updated. Nice.
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I fixed my dads pc it just needed a new bios battery and the bios settings updated. Nice.


But when are you going to post the details of how you did it for all us technophobes?
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Old 20-05-2017, 23:25   #640
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Fixing replacing and updating my Ariel distribution cabling and booster
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New suspension drop links and bushings front and rear on the ol' jam jar
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