Working in the Falkland Islands?

Fang_Farrier

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The duct should comprise a plastic tube that gets surrounded by concrete then screed and flooring finishes are applied above. The air and suction lines remain accessible via access covers.

Of the 6 fixings to hold the chair down, you'll probably find that only 3 actually do any work as when you tighten one, the adjacent ones slacken off. By repeated torquing, you'll get them close to equal tightness but it'll still just be close. That's why installers use break-back torque wrenches (if they're following the instructions) rather than dial-indicators which should only be used by people who actually understand what they're looking at.

I loaned an installer a dial-indicator once. Several hours later, he'd managed to pull all the fixings out without having exceeded the recommended torque.

Back to the issue of fixings coinciding with the channel, just make sure that they're deeper than the channel. And miss the duct, obviously.

I know what it should be, however it does not appear to be the case that it will be that option.

The 6 bolts are split 3 and 3 down each side of the service component and of the chair.

It is one entire side of each that will be overlying the duct. Not so bothered about the chair as it has a fairly wide base but the service component has a narrower base, and will have the light and bracket table on it, so far more lateral forces at a greater height.

Next solution is bolting a large metal plate to the floor which has bolts welded to it in the right places and then nuts to secure the chair and service component to the plate.
 

TamH70

MIA
You should go full Mark Watney and do spuds in the living room.
As long as he doesn't use his own personal "fertilizer", that might work. Madame Fang might brutally object anyway, however.
 

Fang_Farrier

LE
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Dinner out at a local restaurant.
Fish platter.
Toothfish, kingclip, trout, king prawns and squid. Sauteed potato and a piece of broccoli.
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Fang_Farrier

LE
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Wee bit on the ESRO station
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It will not have escaped the regular visitors to this thread that the refurbishment work is being complicated by a combination of factors.

So if you recall that a channel had to be dug out of the floor for the air and suction lines.
This has created a duct which is to be topped with a thin piece of chipboard, a levelling scree and then vinyl.
Those who were paying attention and supplied all the various helpful tips will recall that the previous chair was bolted to the concrete floor.

Obviously that was before someone dug out a duct which is to be covered in chipboard.

Dreading the answer, I asked the other day what the plan was for bolting the new chair to the floor.

A template was produced of the new chair.

Of the 6 bolts which should go into concrete, 3 will do so.
3 will go into a thin sheet of chipboard.
Lowest bidder syndrome, eh!
 

Fang_Farrier

LE
Kit Reviewer
When you suspect someone has been raiding the fridge
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Fang_Farrier

LE
Kit Reviewer
These building chaps are obviously very good at what they do, perhaps you should chuck them a few quid on a weekend to build you a green house

They have more sense!
 

Fang_Farrier

LE
Kit Reviewer
Goose Green.
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The community hall, where a large number of civilians were kept captive for several weeks.
 

Fang_Farrier

LE
Kit Reviewer
Goose Green, proper remembering.
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The galley cafe
And double bacon cheese burger for a fiver.
 

Fang_Farrier

LE
Kit Reviewer
This lot was originally at San Carlos, but is now housed at Goose Green.
Quite strange to be in the middle of a battle area with very little information on it but lots about one elsewhere
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Fang_Farrier

LE
Kit Reviewer
Well kept and in good condition. No flags or any overt sign of nationality.

A reminder of who pays the price for the decisions of the politicians.
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Note the use of the reclaimed curbstones as edging.
 

Fang_Farrier

LE
Kit Reviewer
Bodie Creek Bridge.
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Link to Stephen Peters' website. The Bodie Creek Suspension Bridge

"my grandfather, Charles Peters, was the Chief Engineer responsible for building this bridge, and also for building the sheep shearing sheds at Goose Green. My father was born there while these projects were being planned and was brought up in Goose Green and Stanley."

The site includes original photos of the construction of the bridge.

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