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DYI with real replacement parts

When Wing got home, we headed to Bunnings and picked up a 1981-2000 Coroma cistern valve gasket set. Don’t get me wrong, my rigging worked perfectly, but it probably wouldn’t have lasted as long as a proper set of gaskets/washers. … Continue reading

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DYI Repairs

The cistern of our on suite toilet kept running.  I typed in “Caroma Cistern Valve” in YouTube search bar, and watched. I then, armed with grips, pliers and scissors (yes, scissors. Reason will become apparent) and took apart the cistern … Continue reading

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No, I don’t want or need other cat entertainments

CatMax keeps trying to get me to accept goods in place of giving me a refund for being overcharged. We don’t need or have the room for other items. We have cat towers (3), mini towers (2), scratch posts (2), … Continue reading

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Sometimes it does pay to politely complain

I got a response regarding the repair cost: Hi Sandra yes you are correct on this being over charged. the problem is is shouldhave just been a call out fee plus materials. but was done as a quote ofpictures and … Continue reading

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Sorry lady, but your numbers are bogus

CatMax got back to me, sort of, trying to make excuses for their exorbitant charges (remember, I thought the damanged mesh wall was being replaced, and a few holes patched) > Please see a break down of the total price … Continue reading

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For that price, I expected more

Some rats attracted to our neighbors chicken coop invaded our cat enclosure. They chewed through it and it needed to be repaired. I called Catmax, sent them photos, and was given a quote of $711.29 to repair the damage. Seeing … Continue reading

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I’m so glad I have a sewing machine

But not so glad I need it as often as I do. It seems that most of the times I use it, is to repair piss poorly put stitched together items. Just got through finishing off the end of a … Continue reading

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