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  1. pirate

    And following on from previous threads re Screwfix...

    There was a recent thread here alternately slagging/praising Screwfix. I would like to report that Screwfix recently donated a four figure sum to the Men's Shed charity branch where I am involved, and the first digit wasn't a 1. Maybe rounding up your online orders to the nearest pound isn't a...
  2. R

    Tool Box Set from Screwfix

    Im looking at buying a tool box/set to store my tools. I really like the Veto ones but they are out of my price range at the moment. They look lovely. I came across this at Screwfix: https://www.screwfix.com/p/stanley-tool-chest-bundle/4666v What do we think?
  3. Gavin John Hyde

    Screwfix live is it worth going?

    Had an email about this screwfix live show this weekend in Farnborough. Has anybody been and is it worth going? These things used to be great as you'd get loads of freebies all they seem to offer now is 10% in screwfix which you get if you ask anyway on a big order and a bag of random free bits...
  4. Gavin John Hyde

    The joys of screwfix counters

    Just gone along the road to screwfix to pick up a click and collect order for tomorrow before they close. Place usually like a ghost town this time of night. However, There is a lady at the counter with a pile of stuff including a small consumer unit, a box of sockets, switches etc and some...
  5. gazdkw82

    quoting for work

    i'm intrigued, what's your chosen way to quote for a job? Im looking at setting up on my own in the distant future and this is one of the things that im not really sure about. Do you have a add on a certain % for parts and then an hourly rate? Set price for specific jobs (sockets - £30 each...
  6. David Prosser

    Coaxial Cable Recomendation

    Will be putting in a new aerial and outlet point in the lounge and didn't like the look of the cables in screwfix. Was just wondering if any one had cable they would recommend ?
  7. Leader

    Where can I get these?

    I need to purchase the below but I'm having trouble finding the right cable in the right size. Any ideas? 1.5mm 3 core H05VV-FG 2.5mm 3 core H05V2V2-F I only need a couple of meters of each. Cheers
  8. H

    Mounting bracket on brick wall

    Hi, I've been having difficulty mounting a bracket on a brick wall, the bracket needs to be able to hold 15kg and comes with sleeve anchors but for some reason they don't seem to hold. I've bought replacement sleeve anchors and these also do not hold (not sure why as I'm drilling the right size...
  9. H


    hi just wondering which brand of trunking do you guys generally use. would you say all trunking is the same? i usually get the stuff they have a tlc or screwfix and to be honest don't notice much difference (except tlc trunking is in 3m length whereas screwfix can be 2m) is there any trunking...
  10. Rocboni

    ERBAUER ERT576SDS 36V sds drill

    ERBAUER ERT576SDS 2.8KG 36V 2.0AH LI-ION SDS PLUS CORDLESS DRILL Excellent drill with great reviews on screwfix, never been used or out of box, with all original packaging. Fast charger, 2 x 36v 2.0Ah batteries, depth stop looking for £235 Postage £10
  11. Adie moore

    being mugged off by CEF

    £35.00 for 100M of 1mm t&e. and to make matters worse it's a real shite to strip. think it's time to find new wholesalers.
  12. H

    SDS thoughts?

    looking for an sds to core drill since mine hasn't got a clutch and I've read that can lead to broken wrists etc. Can anyone spot the difference between these two? http://www.screwfix.com/p/titan-ttb631sds-5kg-sds-plus-hammer-drill-240v/4172g...
  13. haptism

    Power tools from sheds

    Hi, would like to know your opinions of the quality of branded power tool (Dewalt, Makita, ect) from the big sheds. The reason I ask is because years ago it was often mentioned that the various tools sold from sheds are fitted with cheaper parts that have a limited life span. I bought a...
  14. V

    Wiha Softfinish Screwdriver Set at Screwfix

    Bit of a bargain at Screwfix at the moment. I lost one of my Wiha screwdrivers this week and also managed to chip a lump out of the blade on the really skinny flat blade. Anyway I went into Screwfix to get a couple of replacements and I wasnt sure if the one I lost was 3.5mm or 4mm, so the girl...
  15. Soulsurfer

    Awkward Customer.

    So I have a full rewire to do asap but customer is trying to live in upstairs of house while myself and builders are going to try ripping out and rewiring entire place, chasing in extras at same time but she doesn't want ceilings down to gain access to joists ! or many floorboards upstairs...
  16. R

    2G Socket with USB

    Hi, Ive fitted a couple of makes but i was wondering which of you guys prefer. Looking for good price for quality. I know they have different types ideally i would like a make that has a good spacer to fit just in case i need to extend it out because of back box being to small Neweys sell...
  17. D

    Dimmer help please

    Hello! I have just had some new lighting installed and when lowly dimmed some of the bulbs seem to flicker. The bulbs used are: 10x LAP GU10 LED Lamp 330Lm 956Cd 5W | Light Bulbs | Screwfix.com (6 on one gang, 4 on the other) The dimmer switch the electrician used is: LAP 2-Gang 2-Way Push...
  18. G

    Screwfix vouchers.

    After losing, and requesting a new electricfix card, I also received 60 pounds worth of vouchers to be used over the month. No minimum spend resulting in me getting a box of 100 wagos for £1.85. Might be worth requesting a new card...
  19. M

    Screwfix live

    Just heard about screwfix live from ck tools and said it was in farmbourugh and thought oh I'll go down their see if I can win some gear I'm feeling lucky as if already won some gear from ck tools. So farnbourgh is about 30 minutes from me next to Orpington look up the address and it turns out...
  20. Leesparkykent

    Screwfix deal of the day

    Received an email this morning from screwfix. 10way fully populated BG board for £35 including vat today only.
  21. G

    two-pole voltage detector Guidance Note GS38

    All, I have my niceic inspection coming up soon and am a little confused about the requirements for a 2 pole voltage detector. According guidance note 3, a multifunction tester, multi meter or a volt stick can't be used which is fine, but what I want to know is if a clamp meter capable of...
  22. F

    wholesalers or screwfix

    were do most shop im finding of late screwfix to be cheaper than the local wholesalers your thoughts
  23. Jackflash

    USB 13A 2 gang socket

    What do you think of these LAP 13A 2 gang sockets from screwfix? Anyone had any experiences with them? Have got a customer who thinks they might want them. LAP 13A SP 2-Gang Switched Socket & USB Charger Port White | Switches & Sockets | Screwfix.com
  24. C

    Anyone fitted any LAP gu10 5w leds lamps from screwfix

    Anyone fitted any are they any good. They are 346 lumens cool white. But xant see any information on the beam angle. and at £20 for 5 thinking of using them. Recently been using crompton 5w daylight they are good gor £6 each or any other recommendations please at good prices
  25. C

    Domestic Looking for a remote switch to control light switch downstairs

    Hi there, apologies if I am posting in the wrong section but this looks like a fantastic place to get an answer! I have two light switches downstairs about five paces from one another that control the same hall light downstairs. I want a switch upstairs but it is a horrible run for an...
  26. happyhippydad

    Screwfix sale on Timco screws..

    I wouldn't normally bother putting up any screwfix 'deals', but this one is VERY good if you fancy buying in bulk or live near a screwfix! It looks like it's just on some 'Timco' screws, so you can either follow the link supplied below, or go to the screwfix website and type in 'timco' and then...
  27. happyhippydad

    Which out of these 3 corded SDS drills?

    My cordless SDS is just not going to be up to the job of lots of channeling out so I am going to buy a corded.. I've decided on Bosch as that seems to be the majority choice, but even then there is still quite a variety, so I've narrowed it down to 3 : 1. GBH2000 2kg Bosch 2kg SDS Plus Drill...
  28. A

    Screwfix AA Batteries

    Anyone use Screwfix own brand batteries in test equipment? My local has 8 for £1.59 (4+4 free) Any thoughts good or bad? cheers
  29. N

    WANTED - 4mm Twin and Earth

    Hey, I'm after some 4mm Twin and Earth 2 core + earth if anyone is selling some. Need a minimum of 25m but may consider up to 50m. Thanks
  30. N

    Switches Brands

    I'm currently in the process of a house refurb and next on my to-do list is light switches and wall sockets. I've narrowed it down to two brands which are MK & Crabtree and Screwfix stock both at reasonable prices. Which brand shall I go for? - Nathan
  31. D

    Dewalt Apprentice Boots

    Been having a nightmare with my gear recently, everything seems to be giving up on me! So now my boots are knackered... Lace hole has torn so now i can't tie them properly, i've been looking at replacement boots and can only find them for £50-60. Is that the normal price or does anyone know...
  32. the pict

    TP @ screwfix

    I see screwy is doing a TP board by Havells anyone heard of,used them before Pict
  33. uksparks

    Bell Transformer

    Hi, Anyone know which bell transformer I can get to fit in this board?
  34. happyhippydad

    IP 55 Enclosure from screwfix! code 33991

    I have just used 11 of these boxes with SWA terminations They are awful and I dont want someone else to have the same problems I did. They seem ok, quite sturdy and the price attracts you, however one or two of the screws snapped when doing up the front cover and then MANY more snapped when...
  35. Dan

    Summer deals on Screwfix - Worth checking out?

    http://fave.co/1q4eoUb Seem to have a fair few deals on at the moment. Anything of interest?
  36. G

    A little knowledge can cause problems

    I was doing a few bits for my old chap and he was very impressed with the volt stick,so I gave him a spare and a socket tester.later on he was doing something and his mate saw the voltstick and thought it was great,now this guy is retired has loads of money and looks for any excuse to buy new...
  37. S

    What conduit for pond filter flex?

    Hello, I have a pond filter, that has a short (3-4m) run of flex to a junction box, and I want to protect it, but can't decide on the best conduit. The flex will be discreet but not buried, and will run with the hoses from the filter across a flowerbed. (It's at risk of boots & hand trowels...
  38. D

    DeWalt Combi on offer at Screwfix

    Hi chaps, it's been far too long! Had an email offer from Screwfix earlier advertising this DeWalt combi with 3 x 1.3Ah li-on batts. DeWalt DCD776C3 18V 1.3Ah Li-Ion Cordless Combi Drill XR | 18V Cordless Combi Drills | Screwfix.com I know 1.3Ah batts aren't ideal and won't last all day, but...
  39. Dan

    Screwfix 4 hour offer on consumer unit

    Seen screwfix come out high so far on the suppliers poll. So wondered how good this offer is of a consumer unit that on their site says is discounted by 30% for what's left of the time, currently over 4 hours. 16-Way High Integrity Populated Insulated Consumer Unit Dual 63A RCD | BG Consumer...
  40. J

    Ceiling Rose/Pendant Wire Drop to bulb holder...

    Hi, I need to replace some ceiling rose/pendants in my property as they've become brittle with age. I've bought some new ones but they are all the standard length of cable. If I was to wire in a replacement length is there any standard/requirements to look for... i.e. high temperature...
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