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15 d15 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Dang those posts are close to the retaining wall!! Bugger of a space to work in...
Coming along though, what's the frame under the water feature?

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20 d20 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

It's getting boring mate... Create your own thread to rag on Metricon. I've had issues with them too, but I'm letting them resolve it, because legally they have to,…

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22 d22 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Mate, your story was getting tiresome 6 months ago, we all get it, you had a bad experience, but by trying to sully everyone else's, you're coming across like a…

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28 d28 dDrew01Drew01 posted:
Dream Metricon Glendale 38 (Sydney)!

Epoxy doesn't peel if it's prepared and applied correctly...

1 month1 monthDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

The downpipes are no big deal, ours were disconnected for ages, you just get more runoff...
The shed looks great!

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

I got it through a wholesaler, so prices are massively disparate to sourcing from a retailer

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Gave up... They're less than 10mm different, and you stop looking after a while...

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
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2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Doubt it, I've already been in touch with Beaumont and they don't have any of the batch left

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

The entire bathroom need to be ripped out to do it properly...
I've asked for waterproofing certificates. I know they don't get them issued, because they don't waterproof to the…

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

The soil was cheap... About $900 for 45 cubic metres...

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Billy with the height extenders

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2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

After our shower tiling saga during construction, we've now got a leak in the first floor bathroom over our living room...
To say I'm hacked off would be putting it…

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
My KDR Metricon Hampshire - Liberty - 45 Melb

Floor creak is normal, because they rarely put the fasteners at the correct spacing, or use the correct number.
We've only got 2-3 creaks upstairs and they're not in areas that…

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2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

Love the kitchen colour scheme!! We've got twin kitchens hehehe

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

JM? I'm calling our maintenance inspector tomorrow about it, because I really want to avoid them having to rip out the family room ceiling if I can.
Also going to…

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

We've got a leak coming from our upstairs bathroom and staining the ceiling, but can't get my service lady to return an email or phone call...
About to go to head…

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

One thing not to forget is two way light switches over places like the stairwell... We've had to use a smart plug in the ceiling for turning our chandelier on…

2 months2 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Things you forget - summary page 32

We've got a Dyson V10 downstairs and a Xiaomi Roborock S50 upstairs.... Great combination

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3 months3 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building with Metricon

A Stanley knife won't scratch the glass - I did some of ours as a occupancy certificate requirement, and when I took it off, no scratches

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3 months3 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

I reckon the drawers on your island look heaps better in white, and use the side that faces your living room as a feature...

3 months3 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Home Technology Hub

Sonos, Bose also do built-in Alexa, which are better quality again

3 months3 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building a Metricon Glendale 42 Limited Edition in Melbourne

looking great - make sure that you inspect the brickwork before the brickies leave - the Moonshadow is a film face brick - i.e. it is a painted finish.
If they've…

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4 months4 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

First of two 15 tonne loads of soil

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
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4 months4 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Back yard landscaping started today... Nearly 30 cubic metres of cr@p that Metricon left behind is now gone.
Tomorrow our lawn soil comes in, all 30 cubic metres of it!!

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4 months4 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

I'm hearing you!

4 months4 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

LoL, i see what you did there!
This is a temporary solution. We're going to build another garage in the back yard to house the toys, workbenches, etc, so the…

4 months4 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Metricon Winchester 28- Landscaping

I cracked the **** over the entire paint job, our P38 joint on the stairs, cracked tiles, scratched windows, a kitchen bench top that won't remain joined - now up…

4 months4 monthsDrew01Drew01 posted:
Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45

Before I went to NZ, finished putting together our bookcases in the rumpus room
Need to get another unit from IKEA as we have more books than we remembered...

Building Bayside : Our Glendale 45
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