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Cleaning the Garage
« on: 29.07. 2017 20:56 »
Nothing results in a cleaner garage more than hunting for a valve spring retainer that shoots across the room when the compressor slips off the cap.

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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #1 on: 29.07. 2017 21:05 »
You will not find it until you've bought a new one so pretend you've given up, forget about it and tomorrow you'll stub your toe on it.
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #2 on: 29.07. 2017 21:20 »
Yep, sort of like experience, you find it just after you really needed it.
I'm not looking forward to cleaning out my shed, there'll be hundreds of little lost bits.
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #3 on: 29.07. 2017 21:40 »
After a thorough whisk-brooming around, under and on the bench, and just before heading to the internet to buy new ones, found it in the middle of the garage floor, the result of a big ricochet. Now, I might finish the job under a tent.

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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #4 on: 29.07. 2017 22:14 »
Similar thing with 5/16 th nuts, none in hand so after raking out below the bench where it seemed to roll I ordered some up, then next trip into the shed there it is proud as punch below my stool *smiley4*
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #5 on: 29.07. 2017 22:48 »
Yep, sort of like experience, you find it just after you really needed it.
I'm not looking forward to cleaning out my shed, there'll be hundreds of little lost bits.
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #6 on: 30.07. 2017 00:18 »
And don't think you'll be able to find anything after you do the big garage cleanup!
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #7 on: 30.07. 2017 01:39 »
My wife is always on my back to clean my garage up, but if I did that I would not be able to find anything *fight* *beer*
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #8 on: 30.07. 2017 07:08 »
My wife is always on my back to clean my garage up, but if I did that I would not be able to find anything *fight* *beer*
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #9 on: 30.07. 2017 07:14 »
Years ago my sons did me the favour of tidying up my shed. You can just imagine my delight...
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #10 on: 30.07. 2017 10:10 »
the most useful tool in my shed these days - a labeller *conf*
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #11 on: 30.07. 2017 10:17 »

 
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Years ago my sons did me the favour of tidying up my shed. You can just imagine my delight...

  *eek*  ¿ NOT ? *pull hair out*

 yep- how many times have I stopped searching for things and take to another task or ten and the lost bit magically reappears (or not)
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #12 on: 30.07. 2017 10:52 »
I must say Bill I'm bad enough, trying to find my forever elusive things, (even when I just put it down 15 seconds ago!), but if you need a labeller to tell you what it's for, there's NO hope for you at all!
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #13 on: 30.07. 2017 12:01 »
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but if you need a labeller to tell you what it's for

Not quite as bad as that yet Richard, no I need a labeller to tell me where it is not what it's for
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Re: Cleaning the Garage
« Reply #14 on: 30.07. 2017 17:01 »
Now, where the hell did I put that labeller? *dunno* *pull hair out*

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