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  1. Marti

    Milenco Van Security Dead Bolts. Cheaper than ArmaDlock

    What are you guys using a additional physical security on on your vans? Assuming no-one is foolish enough to be relying on the OEM door lock and immobilisers. Being freshly minted, that is fleeced by various insurance and CPS bodies, I chose the DIY option and bought three Milenco Door Bolts off...
  2. M

    Where to find "square headed" bolts for battery terminals?

    Hi, I am trying to find a place where to buy "square headed" bolts for battery terminals? Like the one on this battery terminal: http://www.pcscables.co.uk/images/1802/main.jpg Obviously, if I buy new terminals I will get these bolts on them. But I would like to buy the bolts only, and...
  3. A

    tray work

    I've started subbing on a site on Monday (the site has been active since July) and today I had to earth containment trays, putting copper bars over joints etc. Anyway its a 10 story building and it has a riser for cabling. However the trays in the riser are not continuous its just a 1.5m section...
  4. SibertSolar

    SolarFlash - Slate Roof flashing solution

    Hi guys, we're currently putting in place a plan to stock/promote/distribute this solution for slate flashing when fitting PV. It was brought to my attention by a well-respected client of ours and we feel it is pretty nifty - anyone else have any experience or thoughts? SolarFlash Thanks in...
  5. S

    Fixing panels to a barn with a concrete fibre roof.

    Hi Guy’s We have a contract to fix 50kW of panels to a barn roof. Having problems finding a suitable fixing/ racking systems to use without having to build lots of support under the roof. Eaves to ridge is approximately 14meters with 9 Z shaped steel purlins spaced equidistant between eaves...
  6. M

    Advice please. Slate roof installation

    Looking at installing pv on my parents house a slate roof. Whats best way please? Seen a couple of youtube vids. One video using hanger bolts which spread to form water tight seals or other which meant cutting slate and then use lead flashing? All help appreciated. Thanks Sent from my iPhone...
  7. W

    Makita BHP453 18v 3.0ah Li Cordless Drill....Anyone got experience with one?

    Just ordered my first ever cordless drill (very newly qualified industrial sparky) and after much deliberation I decided to go for the Makita BHP453 18v 3.0ah Li. Has any fellow sparkys had this drill? If so, what is the performance like?? It seems like a good drill at a good price (£150). I...
  8. C

    Landscape panels, with rails running horizontaly

    Hi, installing some sharp panels in a few days in a configuration whereby they will all be in a horizontal line and in landscape format. i was planning on using hanger bolts with the rails also running horizontally. I know your not meant to use clamps on the short sides of the panels so...
  9. S

    Best method to fit Panel to slate roof.

    Hi. The PV array I'm considering will be fitted to our recently-built garage roof. It has real slate (Spanish, I think), 600mmx300mm (I think - I can confirm tomorrow...), each fixed with two nails. Some of the potential installers who came out to quote have warned against using certain fixing...
  10. J

    Mounting onto SIPS panels (warm roof)

    Anybody had any experience mounting onto a roof with insulation over the rafters, a so-called warm roof? Could you put hanger bolts down through the SIPS panels as some installers do on a slate roof? (but let's not get started on that discussion on this thread!) But would still have a problem...
  11. O

    Plasterboard fixings

    I have one of these wall hung electric fires to fit for a neighbour of mine. It is a case of moving off the old dimplex type heater and simply mounting this one. The problem I have is that the wall it is to be mounted on is a metal stud (C channel) and the new one weighs 13kg. All other heaters...
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