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(, Sun 1 Apr 2001, 1:00)
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What's it made out of? Did you drill a pilot hole?
Did you manage to buy a masonry bit?

Patronise, patronise, patronise, you get the idea, I'm sure.
(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 9:44, Reply)
I have a masonary bit fo sho, although it may now be blunt as it got "quite hot"

(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 9:47, Reply)
It will be a steel lintel
so you need an HSS bit.

You fucking tool.
(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 9:52, Reply)
I'd love to have been there to see it.
I would have laughed. I would not have lifted a finger to correct him.
(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 9:53, Reply)
I would have enjoyed watching as he destroyed his masonary bit
and then after getting annoyed and cursing his "useless fucking drill" suddenly looking pleased as the idea of using glue occured to him.
(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 9:56, Reply)
I'm astonished he didn't just go straight down the No More Nails route.

(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 9:58, Reply)
I fuckin love NMN

(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 10:00, Reply)
Delicious but deadly

(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 10:01, Reply)
He was better in D12 I thought

(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 10:01, Reply)
Yeah, it's great
if you want to do a shoddy job and never want to take whatever it is down ever again.
(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 10:03, Reply)
nah, it feels rough when i have a poke around so i think it's concrete
i had the smae problem in my last flat, i think lintels hate me
(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 9:56, Reply)
If your masonry bit got hot and blunt
then it's not concrete. Masonry bits are designed to cut through concrete and brick. That's kind of their raison d'etre.

Usually I wouldn't point out the blindingly obvious, but you know. Situations etc.
(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 9:58, Reply)
nah, it could be
There was a habit a while back of putting shed loads of pebbles in the concrete for lintels. My old place darn sarf was like that. Only an SDS drill will touch that kind of shit, you need the extra hammer action to shatter the pebbles. Matron.
(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 10:01, Reply)
He should have read this.
www.wikihow.com/Drill-Into-Concrete
(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 10:03, Reply)
Hahaha
You could hang a killer blind with that thing.
(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 10:04, Reply)
you could hang Barry White with that thing.

Edit - It's monday, and so my humour glands are off-kilter - can we just pretend that I did the following?

blind whale?
(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 10:11, Reply)
if it's concrete with pebbles in
you'll need an SDS drill.
(, Mon 16 Apr 2012, 9:59, Reply)

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