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    Default Some spare time on my hands maybe?

    I haven't posted much recently as I've been working quite long hours and I've actually only had five days off since the beginning of November. Unfortunately the company I subcontracted for went into receivership late on Wednesday so maybe I'll have some spare time on my hands to get back into a few hifi projects.

    I've recently built a pair of Avondale NCC200 monoblock amps for the upstairs system and I'm in the process of refurbing a Tandberg R to R tape deck. However now I suddenly have some proper free time I need to get my home looking ship shape first so I'm starting on the downstairs floor today as we bought thirty packs of laminate flooring and underlay at Christmas and it's all been sitting in the middle of the living room floor since then It's a bloody good job my wife is so tolerant and understanding

    More later chaps.....
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    good to see you back again m8

    hope you find another job soon !!

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    Thank you John. I don't know how much of a break I'm going to get but I've made a good start on the living room floor. No hifi until it's done she says
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chops54 View Post
    Thank you John. I don't know how much of a break I'm going to get but I've made a good start on the living room floor. No hifi until it's done she says
    Better get a shift on then matey if we are havin a sesh next week
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    The first time I tried to lay that flooring I didn't realise it had to be banged together, lol. Once I'd got the hang of it it's quite a satisfying job to do.

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    Quote Originally Posted by Andy831 View Post
    Better get a shift on then matey if we are havin a sesh next week
    Nearly done Andy but one thing leads to another aye. She wants a bit of wallpapering doing while I'm at it
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    Quote Originally Posted by TIU View Post
    The first time I tried to lay that flooring I didn't realise it had to be banged together, lol. Once I'd got the hang of it it's quite a satisfying job to do.
    There's a bit more to it than just clicking it together Gary My missus didn't want beading tacked on the skirting. She wanted the flooring under the skirting ie a proper job. There's nowt easy in our house mate
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    What, you having to prise skirting boards off?

    As for the wallpapering....


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    The laminate floor is down at last and the new skirting boards are here. I'll start replacing the ones I removed ( read butchered ) in the morning. A quick lick and everything can go back whence it came. I'm going to leave the wallpapering for the time being as I have more urgent matters to attend to. I need to make a new rack to house the amps. Jean doesn't want the amps under the tv any more so they're going back with the rest of the gear on the side wall but the cabinet that was there isn't big enough to accomodate the Jolidas.

    Hopefully after tomorrow our living room will look a bit less like a building site





    Somehow we've ended up with four packs of flooring left over "Never mind" says Jean "you can use those when you do our bedroom"
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    bedroom next !!!!
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    lol....where's the Foster's?

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    Carling's nineteen quid a pack at my local super market right now and I'm not made of money y'know
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    Your dog is thinking, 'sod this mess. I'm having a kip'.

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    Well that didn't last long. I've just had a call from the contractor who's been given the task of finishing the job off and I'm back in the morning. The first thing the guy wanted to know was if I was ok for twelve hour days and weekends Deja vu then. I don't enjoy working these long hours one bit but with the work situation as it is I can't afford to say no I suppose. It's a bloody good job I'm fitting the last piece of skirting then aye.
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    Good to know that you're valued and wanted though. Some folk wouldn't be asked back.

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    Got to take the work when its available at the moment Si you never know what's round the corner.

    Looks like we might manage a get together by next Christmas Mate
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    Ha Ha yes Andy. I reckon the job only has three or four weeks to run and then I'm definitely having a decent rest. I rang you this morning for a bit of a chat but you must have had the gramaphone on
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    Quote Originally Posted by TIU View Post
    Good to know that you're valued and wanted though. Some folk wouldn't be asked back.
    I'm only valued in as much as I installed quite a bit of the sub mains and did all the electrical testing. All the paperwork, drawings etc are in a folder in my car
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chops54 View Post
    Ha Ha yes Andy. I reckon the job only has three or four weeks to run and then I'm definitely having a decent rest. I rang you this morning for a bit of a chat but you must have had the gramaphone on
    Arr nipped out to site for an hour mate you must have phoned then. No probs we WILL have a catch up soon
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    Quote Originally Posted by Chops54 View Post
    I'm only valued in as much as I installed quite a bit of the sub mains and did all the electrical testing. All the paperwork, drawings etc are in a folder in my car
    Ah, insurance! Are you a c*nt to work with then Si

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