Anyone building / re-building a greenhouse

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Anyone building / re-building a greenhouse
« on: April 16, 2013, 14:41 »
Do yourself a huge favour - get an extra packet of bolts and drop 2-3 extra bolts in each channel  ;)
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Re: Anyone building / re-building a greenhouse
« Reply #1 on: April 17, 2013, 08:10 »
You found out as well. Tried numerous method's of getting them in once the gh was up.

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Re: Anyone building / re-building a greenhouse
« Reply #2 on: April 17, 2013, 08:14 »
I know what you're getting at, but for those who haven't done it, you can get these:

http://www.diyshop.co/products/444/
Did it really tell you to do THAT on the packet?

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Re: Anyone building / re-building a greenhouse
« Reply #3 on: April 17, 2013, 08:18 »
There is the option of buying crop-headed bolts which don't need to be inserted via the open end of the channel, although I have found them a bit fiddly to install correctly, and they are considerably more expensive than the standard bolts.

Edit - yes, the very ones DD!  :lol:
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Re: Anyone building / re-building a greenhouse
« Reply #4 on: April 17, 2013, 17:05 »
http://www.diyshop.co/products/444/

Yes and if I could just find where I put the packet I bought all would be well  ::) Actually DD it's all your fault I wanted them - I was attaching some chicken wire. I could only find 3 stainless penny washers too so things are all rippled  :mad: .

I have found them a bit fiddly to install correctly,

I had to take some mole grips and squish the sides a little on mine.

and they are considerably more expensive than the standard bolts.

There's less material they should be cheaper  :lol:

I also drilled a 3/16ths hole in the some of the bolt as Im too cheap to buy these http://www.amazon.co.uk/Greenhouse-Nut-Bolt-Ring-Set/dp/B002TJFA7S

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Re: Anyone building / re-building a greenhouse
« Reply #5 on: April 17, 2013, 17:32 »
Blimey - they are expensive got what they are, aren't they  :ohmy:
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Re: Anyone building / re-building a greenhouse
« Reply #6 on: April 17, 2013, 18:13 »



I also drilled a 3/16ths hole in the some of the bolt as Im too cheap to buy these http://www.amazon.co.uk/Greenhouse-Nut-Bolt-Ring-Set/dp/B002TJFA7S


HEHEHE not just me then but the last time I broke me drill bit which could have been more expensive than the bolts  :)



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