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    Child killed in Police Pursuit - do we stop pursuits - or increase penalties?

    If someone is running from the law for something minor he may or may not have committed and he knows if he pulls up voluntarily he only gets a $300 fine he is more likely to pull over quicker. If he knows he is going to get serious jail time no matter what he will do whatever he can do to...
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    How do you keep track of all your passwords?

    I use a free program called KeePass ,it also has an app for android,been using it for a few years now,never let me down. There is a keePass mobile program for a USB stick and it is usable on any computer without installing anything on the computer or identifying any of the passwords or...
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    You Tube Videos Painting

    Everything looks good but I am very concerned about the paint peeling so easy. That whole wall that's peeling needs to come off,if you find it stops coming off easy I would stop there at that point.Stop at a corner or at a spot that can be hidden easy.If all the walls are like this,it is going...
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    You Tube Videos Painting

    Hi Antonio, I will try and answer some of your questions,it sounds like you are getting mixed advise. I like sover as an all round paint,exterior gloss acrylic duraguard for most applications,roof,ext walls,gutters,eves while I also use the low sheen inside for old Queenslander tongue and...
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    Smoke alarm service

    I understand the problem that might arise in that situation,best to keep both types but in separate smoke alarms,
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    Smoke alarm service

    If I read it right it seems its best to have both types or a dual one,I cant see why if you update to photoelectric and the other is still up to date,why not leave the old one there. After looking at prices and alarms today at Masters I was surprised at the low prices. Experts recommend...
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    Smoke alarm service

    I have hard wired ionization smoke alarms at rentals at the moment,surely the upgrading to Photoelectric non tampering alarms is a safer bet,legally and morally. I have just been to Masters where I upgraded all my PPOR hardwired ionization alarms to photoelectric (around $40 each)and I also...
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    Smoke alarm service

    Does this Photoelectric And Monoxide Lithium Smoke Alarm for $85 at Bunnings sound to good or what? No batteries to change or for tenants to take out,10 year life span, http://www.bunnings.com.au/first-alert-photoelectric-and-monoxide-lithium-smoke-alarm-_p4210885
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    You Tube Videos Painting

    Patching a hole in a gyprock wall under 5 minutes I believe this video on patching a hole in a gyprock wall might come in handy for a few of you,nice and simple. http://youtu.be/Xuz8-N0vYOc
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    You Tube Videos Painting

    Thinners dissolves old paint and gets it really clean for a coat of paint. Just buy an all purpose thinners from bunnings,comes in a 1 or 4 litre tin,make sure you use gloves and don't let it drip on your good paintwork. Turps wont work so forget about it. Spray paint can just be a good...
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    You Tube Videos Painting

    Sorry I haven't replied,been away for the week. I would be using zink Phosphate on the lintels if you fear of rust, The video here is the same principle, http://youtu.be/Dsque-pGNrs?list=UUWFRLjC12F51Z6Q21RddNfg
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    Random Act of Kindness

    Pay for someones groceries
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    You Tube Videos Painting

    New one today http://youtu.be/nfy4HnRHw0E
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    You Tube Videos Painting

    I wont use aquanamel cause it wont flow, there is one coat of undercoat on the doors,two on the edges,tinted the same color as the finish top coat,One coat of oil based enamel is all that is required,the doors look and feel very thick to the touch and you dont even need to use an expensive...
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    You Tube Videos Painting

    That's the funny thing,the professional roller sleeve for doors is a $5 sleeve from bunnings,"Unipro",I buy them in a three pack for around $15,best roller sleeve ever for enamel,I just throw them away when I finish,don't even wash them up.Paint tray is purchased from the Paint store,the one I...
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    You Tube Videos Painting

    I would just clean them with thinners,tape them up and use a spraypack of the color you want.
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    You Tube Videos Painting

    Glossing doors A new video,on glossing doors,might apply to some of you if you are painting your own house, http://youtu.be/c9DrMvjcNhE
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    Spray Paint machine - Bunnings

    I would just roll it using a .270 medium nap lambs wool roller sleeve,far quicker and better job than a spraygun, See how fast a roller is by this video, Same principal as a rough fence,you can apply the second coat straight away as well...
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    You Tube Videos Painting

    It was on purpose x 2 ,I am not much on commentary ,others have the knack for it ,I don't. These are just some footage I have and I tried to package them so you can get the idea of what happens on the building site when no ones there.
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    You Tube Videos Painting

    I have done a couple of You Tube videos on painting of new houses,I am sure some people here might pick up a few tips if they are thinking of doing their own. If you need something specific don't hesitate to ask and I will try and do it for you,time permitting. I'm not one to stand around...
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