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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6125 on: March 22, 2021, 11:27:37 AM »
Knocked up a couple of dog beds from PVC pipe and shadecloth for when we go camping. The legs pop off to make them easy to pack in somewhere.

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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6126 on: March 22, 2021, 12:00:23 PM »
Knocked up a couple of dog beds from PVC pipe and shadecloth for when we go camping. The legs pop off to make them easy to pack in somewhere.

nice one... how did you attach the shade cloth?

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« Reply #6127 on: March 22, 2021, 12:05:51 PM »
Just used fine point button head screws. There's heaps of you-tube videos but  basically you work with the frame upside down and cut the shadecloth about 6 or 7 cm larger than the frame, fold in the corners then work on each side - fold in a couple of times then screw to bottom of tube - the folding gives a couple of layers for the screws to grip. You do this with the cloth as tight as possible then roll the tubing to tension the shadecloth further - then add screws through the corner and tube to stop the tube from lossening the tension. Flip it over and a couple of screws to help the tension on the corners.
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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6128 on: March 23, 2021, 07:37:17 AM »
The legs pop off to make them easy to pack in somewhere.

But isn't that very messy & unpleasant ???

Ohh, you mean the legs of the bed ...!  >:D
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« Reply #6129 on: March 27, 2021, 02:50:53 PM »
Finished this off today, going to a new home shortly, hope it doesn’t break down.
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« Reply #6130 on: March 27, 2021, 06:55:45 PM »
Or catch fire! :)

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« Reply #6131 on: March 28, 2021, 06:01:02 AM »
they just keep getting better Pottsy  :cup:
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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6132 on: March 28, 2021, 01:02:05 PM »
Finished this off today, going to a new home shortly, hope it doesn’t break down.
Its missing a fire extinguisher and tow points on the front :D
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« Reply #6133 on: March 28, 2021, 01:10:19 PM »
That is super cool Pottsy, I love the detail with the leaf springs
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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6134 on: March 28, 2021, 01:12:29 PM »
hope it doesn’t break down.

 Might have to become a desk top show piece
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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6135 on: March 28, 2021, 01:48:56 PM »
Pottsy,
Love ya work mate.
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« Reply #6136 on: March 28, 2021, 02:52:11 PM »
Might have to become a desk top show piece

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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6137 on: March 28, 2021, 05:07:12 PM »
Finished this off today, going to a new home shortly, hope it doesn’t break down.

Awesome detail Pottsy.. and the trademark looks pretty good too.
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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6138 on: March 28, 2021, 07:41:04 PM »
Going to a Jeep collector, bloke has a few restorations on the go.
Most of them usually do...

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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6139 on: March 29, 2021, 02:04:46 PM »
Finished this off today, going to a new home shortly, hope it doesn’t break down.

Nice mate.
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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6140 on: April 01, 2021, 08:12:06 AM »
Nice, Pottsy, but where's the 50 cal ??? ;D

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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6141 on: April 01, 2021, 11:55:29 AM »
Nice, Pottsy, but where's the 50 cal ??? ;D



Hard to believe they made about 690,000 of those for use in WWII, that’s a lot of Jeep’s and 50 calibres.
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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6142 on: April 08, 2021, 05:34:27 PM »
Twin manual battery isolators for the Waeco Fridge and Engel Freezer Batteries fed direct from the Alternator  [ No fancy electrical thingos to go bung and stuff up the power delivery to the batteries ] mount made up out of scrap laying around ....  Plus the wife wanted another couple of Ciggy plugs, to charge up phones / tablets / run GPS's and what ever else she can think of ..
Might get a nice  fancy 3D printed cover for the isolator switches if I can talk the daughters partner into making  it .  :D
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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6143 on: April 09, 2021, 07:25:45 AM »
No fancy electrical thingos to go bung and stuff up the power delivery to the batteries

Miss, Miss, Edz having a dig at me again! :'(

 ;D

Nice idea, but I know the reaction I'd get if I mounted a couple of switches like that on the console of the Terrorist! :o
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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6144 on: April 09, 2021, 07:39:57 AM »
Hahaha   Fizz, When and if it gets all Gussied up with a  cover, it will look about 2 percent better and atleast 7 3/4 % professional ...................Well maybe not ... Missus does have some fancy Tupperware containers in the cupbord that would just about be the right size to fit over it, drill a couple of holes, hhmmmmm ..
You know in your heart a quality part like this, fitted to Terry the Ford Exploders inbred love child, would improve its value .. By atleast $3 or $4 . ;D ;D
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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6145 on: April 09, 2021, 07:51:07 AM »
Improve ???

Hmmm ???

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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6146 on: April 09, 2021, 04:41:53 PM »
This is last two weeks project, a 27”, 675mm concrete truck. It’s off to a new home, a retired driver.
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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6147 on: April 09, 2021, 04:52:37 PM »
Nice work Pottsy
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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6148 on: April 09, 2021, 06:14:03 PM »
Once again Pottsy,
Love ya work.

Being POETS Day Today,
Knocked acouple of jobs over this morning, so I got home about lunch time.
Fed the worm, went to the carport, diecided to install the new JVC stero head unit.
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Might go for little 4wheel fun tomorrow :)
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Re: What did you do in your shed / man cave today?
« Reply #6149 on: April 10, 2021, 08:32:15 AM »
Not in the garage but in the house. We had some new curtains and rails installed and I've been patching the holes from the previous rails. Some of the larger holes from the plugs are about 10c piece size. I stuffed them with rolled up paper towel then filled with filler, sand back, then final fill. Is it just me or is it 1 step forward 2 steps back with filler. I get it almost perfect then my OCD tries to get it perfect which buggers it and I have to start again. These particular holes are eye line when sitting on the couch so they have to be perfect otherwise it will annoy me.
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