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Julian Assange's extradition to the US being blocked.

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FrenchForumSurvivor wrote:
Mon Dec 28, 2020 6:44 pm
Fixing the flush on the loo after the old threaded rod connecting to the plunger rusted through, having drilled out the plunger where the broken bit was, a new 4mm rod, three 4mm nuts and washers and a drawer pull, under 6€ and less than an hour.
what language are you speaking,,,,
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DIY!
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right gobblydeegoook - unless it is the bits I actually understand - and that wasnt any of it :D
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The "'4mm rod" should have been "4mm threaded rod" or "4mm studding" but it was understandable in the context.

I think he used a drawer pull (the pull handle for a drawer) to replace the original operating handle.
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I understand it! I couldn’t do it though!

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Le Démerdeur wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:15 pm
The "'4mm rod" should have been "4mm threaded rod" or "4mm studding" but it was understandable in the context.

I think he used a drawer pull (the pull handle for a drawer) to replace the original operating handle.
Because I'd written "old threaded rod" I guessed that "new 4mm rod" would suffice instead of writing "new 4mm threaded rod", although the old rod was 3mm, the wrong size for a drawer pull, which takes a 4mm thread. And you're correct about the drawer pull for replacing the handle; before it was just a length of 3mm threaded rod.
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Old Rod
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FrenchForumSurvivor wrote:
Mon Jan 04, 2021 8:49 pm
Because I'd written "old threaded rod" I guessed that "new 4mm rod" would suffice instead of writing "new 4mm threaded rod"
Indeed you had :oops:

Must have been my narrow field of vision and/or brain capacity again, I try to read stuff a couple of times but frequently have to go back and edit when I finally properly see something, other times thankfully people
point it out.
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