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    Thread: Mechanics.. a bit useless these days?

    Mechanics don't pay the bills by telling you whats wrong with the car when you rock up, they charge for that time. Did you drop the car off or just walk in and ask a question?

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    Thread: Home reno's/DIY

    What Keely said. .55bmt is a thicker material that is much more resilient to large tradies walking on your roof. A regular house roof it probably isn't needed. (i'd always used it but i'm fussy) But...

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    Thread: Home reno's/DIY

    as in waffle slab? aka rib raft? top layer is 100mm typically. some systems go down to 65mm but i wouldn't

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    Thread: Tech Deals

    I figure i'm paying a starving child in a third world country by buying overseas.

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    Thread: Kitset House

    They aren't the same statement :P

    You're right, can't have both, till next year, when local supply comes on line. But then it'll be a good option

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    Thread: Kitset House

    It's 'all the rage' and being used on many new projects coming up. It's only expensive if you use xlam as it's a non competitive market in NZ.

    It's 50% cheaper to bring in CLT from europe, even...

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    Thread: Red Dead Redemption 2 on PC: What specs do we assume this will need?

    It's not even out yet and i think i'm already sick of it being used as the go to performance benchmark in hardware reviews :D

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    Thread: Have you made the jump to 4k?

    CSOT panels - so TCL rebrand?

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    Thread: Living in apartments

    Most NZ Apartments aren't sound proofed that well. Double glazing has helped, but it's a low standard in NZ, and then barely built to that standard during construction. Everyone designs and builds to...

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    Thread: Auckland Property Prices

    Yeah, can be up to 5 depending on firm, hours, complexity of sale etc.

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    Thread: Auckland Property Prices

    you could, call them, :D

    Probably a system error on their part, have you noticed any works occuring?

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    Thread: Random Crap Thread

    I have the v6 one and it has no CVT :D

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    Thread: Private Stormwater Connections in Auckland

    You may found council also insist on a retention or detention tank as part of a new connection, so add a few thousand dollars.... Or, y'know , call em and ask, watercare have never been hard to deal...

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    Thread: Monolithic cladding, would you ever?

    Interesting.

    If you can't verify there was a consent, you've got no idea if they appropriately dealt with any timber within the building that may have been exposed to moisture etc.

    If someone...

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    Thread: Monolithic cladding, would you ever?

    Exactly this.

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    Thread: Monolithic cladding, would you ever?

    You would typically need consent yes.

    What's the address?

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    Thread: Monolithic cladding, would you ever?

    You don't want 'solid' brick in NZ. That's how you die in an earthquake :D You're probably referring to brick veneer as in single skin brick cladding, which is our defacto brick method for the last...

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    Thread: Monolithic cladding, would you ever?

    Get them checked by a building surveyor.

    Most builders reports are complete garbage. You can only trust an independent report from a building surveyor that YOU have engaged. Do not rely upon a...

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    Thread: Gears of War 5

    Can't even log in to xbox live at the moment :/

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    Thread: Gears of War 5

    I found 4 to be pretty meh - Maybe i'm now an open world snob but i found it just a bit confining, but missing the maneuverability of say Doom 2016. Played till the end, still had fun.

    Which is...

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    Thread: "Company Van" is not a perk of a job

    It's like cellphones. Yeah, what a perk, people now ring me at 8pm.

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    Thread: Renters Listen up

    Lets not forget that requiring tenants to have insurance does not mean their insurance will pay out, they'll do their best not to, and the sort of dropkicks that do big damage will be unlikely to...

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    Thread: Best place to get cans of compressed air?

    I use a Ryobi one+ combo car and mattress pump. Was like $99 for the pump, already had a battery

    https://www.bunnings.co.nz/ryobi-one-18v-cordless-air-inflator-deflator-skin-only_p00278573
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    Thread: Assassin's Creed Odyssey

    waiting for all the DLC to be on sale

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