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jackincaves

Member since Feb 2019 • Last active Dec 2021
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    1.4 16v.

    Will try that, thank you

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    Should probably ask in a more relevant forum but not sure I can bring myself to join the Rover owners club.

    I've got a Rover 25 (it was very cheap) that is leaking coolant somewhere (level is dropping but I can't actually find any evidence of a leak) but otherwise runs fine, doesn't overheat etc. The other issue which is probably/possibly related is that the heater doesn't blow hot air.

    Most likely culript is the head gasket, right? I'm hoping it's not this as that would write the car off. Anything else I should be looking at?

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    Didn't realise Amazon offered that. So I am now also the owner of a Bosch mitre saw I probably don't need. Really need to stop coming on here.

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    It's their premium trade paint (but is available to non-trade also).

    And yeah exactly, can wipe marks away with a damp cloth without taking the paint off with it.

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    We took samples from F&B, Lick and Valspar to get matched at the local Dulux centre with their Diamond Matt and have been really impressed so far. It's only marginally cheaper than F&B I think, but went on really well and is hard wearing and 'scrubbable'. We stupidly painted before having plaster coving fitted and for the most part, were able to clean away all the crap that left behind without having to do any touch ups.

    With rollers, I wish I had realised at the start of our decorating just how much better even the cheap Dulux branded cages and sleeves they sell at the decorator centre are than whatever you can get from B&Q/Wickes/etc.

    Not a paid ad for Dulux.

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    Anyone know if there's a modern equivalent of this? Need to get a gift my my apparently car-mad 3 year old nephew. Had one of these as a kid and still remember it fondly.

    If not, is there a more 2021 equivalent? A cargo bike simulator maybe?

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    That's helpful, thank you.

    I also didn't understand why they would block off the bottom of the dripper... This surely just means quite a lot of the water bypasses the coffee because the path of least resistance would be through the sides before it even reaches the coffee.

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    Just received a Bodum pour over kit as a gift. It comes with its own mesh filter thing. Any advice for how to grind, or other technique, compared with a V60?

    I was thinking that I would just use a V60 but they don't quite fit right so I'd be worried about making a mess. And then I thought I would still just use a paper filter in this dripper, but it's flat bottomed so I would need to get some Melitta style filters.

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    No problem! Hope your mate heals up quickly and isn't put off!

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    Ah. House is over 100 years old so not sure it will exist. Where would that be, if it does exist?

    Is there any point getting the title plan for next door, to see if there's anything on there?

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