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Captain Povey

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Free rubber straps
« on: August 18, 2007, 10:39:23 AM »

Hi all, I got involved in replacing my wife's ironing board cover this week. :angel: My wife had done it before and there were two previous coverings still in place. I found these rubber straps underneath used to tension the cover so they have hooks on the end. I thought they might be good for holding down planking, hatches, batteries etc. So there you are next time you are doing the ironing take a look I am sure they will not be missed. Cheers Graham. O0
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Re: Free rubber straps
« Reply #1 on: August 18, 2007, 10:55:19 AM »

If you hadn't told us I'd have thought you'd bought them in Ann Summers!  ;D
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Re: Free rubber straps
« Reply #2 on: August 18, 2007, 11:22:58 AM »

Nice one Colin I see you are on form this morning. O0 Cheers Graham
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Re: Free rubber straps
« Reply #3 on: August 18, 2007, 11:29:47 AM »

If you hadn't told us I'd have thought you'd bought them in Ann Summers!  ;D

You shop at Ann Summers then Colin  O0
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« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2007, 01:09:10 PM »

If you hadn't told us I'd have thought you'd bought them in Ann Summers!  ;D

You shop at Ann Summers then Colin  O0

I think working at Anne Summers is Colin's Saturday job.

It's not big money, only 10 a day, but it's all he can afford on his pension.


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« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2007, 02:19:02 PM »

If you hadn't told us I'd have thought you'd bought them in Ann Summers!  ;D

You shop at Ann Summers then Colin  O0

I think working at Anne Summers is Colin's Saturday job.

It's not big money, only 10 a day, but it's all he can afford on his pension.





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Colin your secret is out matey ;)
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Re: Free rubber straps
« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2007, 02:25:04 PM »

Just window shopping folks.... O0
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Re: Free rubber straps
« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2007, 05:30:47 PM »

The best rubber straps/large rubber bands (and the cheapest).....scrounge an old rubber inner tyre from your local repair shop and simply cut with scissors.

With a little ingenuity you can increase/decrease the elasticity by selecting an appropriate width of band cut and you can even obtain different length bands by cutting across the inner tube at an angle.

Incidentally, we don't have "Anne Summers" shops in France but even the smallest town/larger village has a lingerie shop which makes this old chaps eyes pop out of his head! Do women actually get into these things and wear them?

Roger in France.
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Re: Free rubber straps
« Reply #8 on: August 18, 2007, 05:36:22 PM »

The best rubber straps/large rubber bands (and the cheapest).....scrounge an old rubber inner tyre from your local repair shop and simply cut with scissors.

With a little ingenuity you can increase/decrease the elasticity by selecting an appropriate width of band cut and you can even obtain different length bands by cutting across the inner tube at an angle.

Incidentally, we don't have "Anne Summers" shops in France but even the smallest town/larger village has a lingerie shop which makes this old chaps eyes pop out of his head! Do women actually get into these things and wear them?

Roger in France.
Best ask Colin Roger, he seems to be the expert. ;)
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Re: Free rubber straps
« Reply #9 on: August 18, 2007, 05:46:44 PM »

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Do women actually get into these things and wear them?

I think the usual situation is that men buy them and give them to women who then take them back for a refund - well, that's what I read anyway!

And stop casting aspersions Richard.  :o
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« Reply #10 on: August 18, 2007, 05:55:55 PM »

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Do women actually get into these things and wear them?

I think the usual situation is that men buy them and give them to women who then take them back for a refund - well, that's what I read anyway!




There's clearly more to you than meets the eye Colin, have you tried asking Ms Summers if she'll give you a rise ?


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« Reply #11 on: August 18, 2007, 05:59:49 PM »

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you tried asking Ms Summers if she'll give you a rise ?

At my age I'm not quite sure just what you mean by that! (Richard, stop giggling!!)
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Re: Free rubber straps
« Reply #12 on: August 18, 2007, 06:18:55 PM »

Who me Colin ?  :angel:
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