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Brian60

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If you lose parts to the carpet monster...
« on: September 25, 2017, 06:07:46 pm »

Well if you do drop something on the floor and can't locate it then try this...

A couple strong elastic bands, a section cut from an old pair of womens tights. Stretch the tights over the end of a vacuum nozzle for the hoover and fasten in place with the elastic bands.

Then vacuum the floor. Any tiny parts will get sucked up but caught on the tights - job done. Just don't let swimbo know you have cut a hole in her tights or worse, let her catch you vacuuming the floor!

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Re: If you lose parts to the carpet monster...
« Reply #1 on: September 25, 2017, 06:14:46 pm »

What if SWMBO doesn't wear tights?...and don't tell me I gotta go out and buy a pair...not Bl***y likely mate..I can see it now ...would sir prefer a thinner denier ? if that's what it is...I wouldn't know myself :embarrassed: {-)




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Re: If you lose parts to the carpet monster...
« Reply #2 on: September 25, 2017, 06:26:14 pm »

Then is you are super lucky grab one of her stockings - just not the best black pair! :embarrassed:

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Re: If you lose parts to the carpet monster...
« Reply #3 on: September 25, 2017, 06:47:58 pm »

Dropped your Viagra tablet again Brian......... %%
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Re: If you lose parts to the carpet monster...
« Reply #4 on: September 25, 2017, 07:36:40 pm »

Then is you are super lucky grab one of her stockings - just not the best black pair! :embarrassed:


ahhhrrrr... no...can't go there...my heart  :o  anyway she doesn't wear them..something called pop socks? very boring..just as well perhaps!  2 nurses coming tomorrow to have another look at my *** ... oh - and pop socks got  nothing to do with Pan's People or schoolwear  :embarrassed:


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Re: If you lose parts to the carpet monster...
« Reply #5 on: September 25, 2017, 07:37:42 pm »

Dropped your Viagra tablet again Brian......... %%


They don't work anyway <*< %% {-)
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Re: If you lose parts to the carpet monster...
« Reply #6 on: September 25, 2017, 07:44:54 pm »

Don't bother with the vacuum just take your shoes off and walk around. Works every time, especially with Lego  8)
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Re: If you lose parts to the carpet monster...
« Reply #7 on: September 25, 2017, 09:36:07 pm »

And definitely don't use fish net stockings for that trick  O0 O0 O0 {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-) {-)


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Re: If you lose parts to the carpet monster...
« Reply #8 on: September 25, 2017, 09:41:17 pm »

Carpet?  Carpet!?!? Who has carpet on the garage floor???

 {-) {-) {-)

Of course, every garage floor is equipped with that invisible portal to the fifth dimension via a microscopic black hole.  Small parts, screws, essential bits of wire and so on are irresistably attracted to it, never to be seen again. Somewhere in a galaxy far, far away I expect an alien modeller is finding these bits on his workshop floor and wondering where they came from! O0

(Actually, I keep a small magnet on a piece of string to collect any ferrous bits that escape.  Anyone got a brass/aluminium/plastic magnet?)

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Re: If you lose parts to the carpet monster...
« Reply #9 on: September 25, 2017, 11:39:00 pm »

I have the twenty second rule. If I cannot find it in that time I worked out it is more efficient and quicker just to make a new part. Often you have the dimensions in your mind from the first time so it is definitely more efficient. It is less so if the part was bought or part of a kit naturally  {:-{
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