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Fix one thing, break another

We hurried home after rugby training today so I could make a quick, post-lunch start on replacing the rear springs and shock absorbers on our Land Rover Defender TD5. For the past few days, assorted “experts” have assured me changing the springs is a “15-minute job”, “nothing more than half an hour” and a “total […]

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Drill is hammered

When my father visited us last October, he bought me an SDS-Plus hammer drill to speed up the task of raking out mortar joints and removing tile cement from the floor. The drill proved useful, being much faster if rather more noisy than using a lump hammer, cold chisels and bolster chisels. However, it failed […]

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