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MikeTNZ
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Electrician that enjoys working with steel, wood, electronics equipment and other stuff in my spare time. I just love designing and building things.
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MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
6 replies
2 weeks ago

@Bluetooth,Personally if it were me, I'd replace the cistern with something else.The size of the pipe from the cistern to the pan should by rights be ...

MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
2 weeks ago

Hi Gavin,You have a blockage/restriction in the line somewhere, between that head and the supply end.If you have some fencing wire or something like i ...

MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
2 weeks ago

Hi there @Tegan_R,I hope you're still with us. As an Electrician, I would ask the owner of the building about installing one of them instant showers, ...

MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
2 weeks ago

"We spent some time trying to get a local electrician to do a board level repair."Ha Ha Ha HaOne thing needs to be said about resistors, once you put ...

MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
2 weeks ago

To answer question # 2, You cannot use construction adhesives in this sort of situation.You need screws/bolts into the studs for support, otherwise th ...

MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
2 weeks ago

Just a thought @Baslam, If you had a sheet of say 18mm plywood screwed/bolted to the wall studs in behind where your TV was going to be mounted. You c ...

MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
8 replies
2 weeks ago

Who on earth used non-stainless steel fasteners to bolt that cistern to the wall?That looks hideous, all that rust.

MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
5 replies
2 weeks ago

Hi terrywang,Upon looking at your door, how well does this need to be sealed?Does it need to be water-tight, does it need to be air-tight?From what I ...

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Bluetooth
Junior Contributor
7 replies
2 weeks ago

@MikeTNZ You're absolutely right! In fact I have to replace another cistern in the laundry room of the exact same type and I'm concerned about gettin ...

Tegan_R
Newbie
3 replies

Hi Workshop Community!I’m looking for advice as I’ve just bought an apartment with only single phase electric. It’s in a 3 block complex, with mine b ...

TedBear
Valued Contributor
a month ago

Just saw this one. Great job of saving wastage by not throwing out a repairable item, and also saving money by doing it yourself.If it happens again, ...

Community Manager Jason
Community Manager
8 replies
June 2019

Hi @MikeTNZ, Just wanted to extend an overdue but very warm welcome to the Workshop community. It's brilliant to have you join us as you obviously h ...

Bunnings Team Member EricL
Bunnings Team Member
3 replies
2 weeks ago

Hello @Missi Welcome to the Bunnings Workshop community. Thank you so much for joining us and sharing your question about adding tint to white pai ...

Bunnings Team Member MitchellMc
Bunnings Team Member
5 replies
May

Hi @JumBuck, I would suggest this is something that needs to be assessed by a qualified structural engineer. I'd hazard a guess that the addition ...

HandyAndy
Junior Contributor
5 replies
June

Hi @mingwait, Brad is on the right track. most inverters have a surge rating to allow for inrush currents, generally double the rating of the inverter ...

Strother
Newbie
3 replies
May

Hello, I have an area in my garage which is only 2300 wide. I would like an upright and work top.and a peg board back for my power tools. does Bunning ...

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MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
6 replies
2 weeks ago

@Bluetooth,Personally if it were me, I'd replace the cistern with something else.The size of the pipe from the cistern to the pan should by rights be ...

MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
2 weeks ago

Hi Gavin,You have a blockage/restriction in the line somewhere, between that head and the supply end.If you have some fencing wire or something like i ...

MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
2 weeks ago

Hi there @Tegan_R,I hope you're still with us. As an Electrician, I would ask the owner of the building about installing one of them instant showers, ...

MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
2 weeks ago

To answer question # 2, You cannot use construction adhesives in this sort of situation.You need screws/bolts into the studs for support, otherwise th ...

MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
2 weeks ago

Just a thought @Baslam, If you had a sheet of say 18mm plywood screwed/bolted to the wall studs in behind where your TV was going to be mounted. You c ...

MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
8 replies
2 weeks ago

Who on earth used non-stainless steel fasteners to bolt that cistern to the wall?That looks hideous, all that rust.

MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
5 replies
2 weeks ago

Hi terrywang,Upon looking at your door, how well does this need to be sealed?Does it need to be water-tight, does it need to be air-tight?From what I ...

MikeTNZ
Experienced Contributor
2 weeks ago

brendawebster,These types of locks work on a rotary barrel, if the inside part and the outside part are out of alignment by even 5 degrees, it will "f ...

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