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Old 16-05-2019, 19:34   #811
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Re: What have you fixed lately?

Our shed - replaced 3 full planks and 4 half lengths (next to the window), than put Ronseal* on all that side.

Will replace it next year, as it’s over 10 years old.

*other coverings are available
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It was bought about 20 years ago. So I guess it's the old fashioned type. I used 60/40 rosin cored solder. Seemed to melt easily with the hot iron bit.
I had a friend who repaired pewterware and he warned me that you have to get the right solder mix, or it can make an odd alloy which can be very fragile. He opted for solderless joints where he could not identify the pewter makeup. But he was a very skilled solderer, I'd probably end up with a molten blob in front of me...
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