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by TonyB
Fri Jul 18, 2014 12:03 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Looking for an exterior painting contractor
Replies: 10
Views: 1375

Re: Looking for an exterior painting contractor

Hunt around for a bod who can do prep work, try him out on a small section for a few days. Unless you got a mansion one guy can do the lot. Then you can watch him. I've had a guy here for 60 days slowly going through everything, stripping, scraping, grinding, sanding, filling. If it's not right do i...
by TonyB
Thu Jun 26, 2014 11:29 am
Forum: Hua Hin Classifieds
Topic: Antique furniture wanted
Replies: 1
Views: 1008

Antique furniture wanted

Need a few things to fill some empty spaces in the house, cabinets, chests, dining & side tables, chairs, frames, bookcases etc anything interesting with a bit of character. Condition not too important. Good repros OK.
by TonyB
Tue Jun 17, 2014 9:03 am
Forum: Motoring
Topic: LPG conversion
Replies: 3
Views: 484

Re: LPG conversion

I get about 4.5 km/litre which is pretty horrendous but I give it a lot of stick. If I drive around calmly it still sucks gas at the same rate so I don't do that. What type of car? :cheers: CJ5 Jeep w/ 1JZ 2.5L. Had the 1JZ installed cos a friend had an Opel 4 door with a twin turbo 2JZ approx 350 ...
by TonyB
Mon Jun 16, 2014 7:50 pm
Forum: Motoring
Topic: LPG conversion
Replies: 3
Views: 484

Re: LPG conversion

Now I go to Nat for LPG stuff. A bit out of the way for you maybe, go north on Petchkasem, on the left, about 100m before the temple gates you'll see on the right at Baan Kwai. Young fellow, speaks fair English, very helpful. The conversion was done at a different garage on the by-pass where it meet...
by TonyB
Sun Jun 15, 2014 8:09 pm
Forum: Property & Real Estate
Topic: Wood or aluminium window/door frames?
Replies: 23
Views: 10681

Re: Wood or aluminium window/door frames?

I designed 10 meters of hardwood frames floor to ceiling in three sections, each with full height double doors fitted with a very nice blue tint glass. The frames were made by a fellow a few km north of Cha-Am who's apparently the only framer many chan mai will deal with. Select blemish free and eve...
by TonyB
Sat Jun 14, 2014 7:27 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Dragster racetrack nearby
Replies: 14
Views: 2444

Re: Dragster racetrack nearby

Tony..2 points for you..1/ Yes there's the strip on the way to BKK right on the side of the main road, but it does seem as tho' it's getting neglected nowadays..bit shabby, never seen anyone there..no pratice-runs midweek etc..looks like an initial funding got the place up n running, then... 2/..On...
by TonyB
Sat Jun 14, 2014 11:27 am
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: When was your first visit to Hua Hin?
Replies: 314
Views: 56314

Re: When was your first visit to Hua Hin?

April 1997 busses from Nakhon Sawan to Phuket. The beach was like an oven.
by TonyB
Sat Jun 14, 2014 11:11 am
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Dragster racetrack nearby
Replies: 14
Views: 2444

Re: Dragster racetrack nearby

thanks dozer when I get some dates I'll post, may be some interest.
by TonyB
Sat Jun 14, 2014 10:47 am
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Dragster racetrack nearby
Replies: 14
Views: 2444

Re: Dragster racetrack nearby

Great. Now to find out when's the next meet. A while back I knew a mechanic based over there, he came to Hua Hin to fix my Jeep axle ratios & fuel injectors, took it back to his place and returned it 3 weeks later everything perfect even fixed stuff I hadn't asked for. He built dragsters from write-...
by TonyB
Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:43 pm
Forum: Events & Activities
Topic: Dragster racetrack nearby
Replies: 14
Views: 2444

Dragster racetrack nearby

Not sure but I think someone mentioned a drag race track vicinity of Ratchaburi.

Anyone follow this stuff. Other racetracks, anything performance auto related

Cheers
by TonyB
Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:40 pm
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Looking for an Upholsterer
Replies: 5
Views: 610

Re: Looking for an Upholsterer

Thanks to all I'll go by and check them out. Let you know.
by TonyB
Fri Jun 13, 2014 9:39 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Boat for Billy
Replies: 22
Views: 4137

Re: Boat for Billy

bsdk1960 wrote:she cannot PM you before you have min. 10 post.

:cheers: :cheers:
Mai pen rai, cheers. No rush.
by TonyB
Thu Jun 12, 2014 9:08 pm
Forum: The Beach Bar
Topic: Boat for Billy
Replies: 22
Views: 4137

Re: Boat for Billy

As some of you will know I've fetched Billys' ashes back to HuaHin to scatter at sea. Now have a provisional date for this - Sunday 11th (please note this IS provisional) out of Praknampran. It is hoped that close friends will be able to come along on the boat at about 4.30 pm - but there is a need...
by TonyB
Thu Jun 12, 2014 8:44 pm
Forum: Ask The Expats
Topic: Looking for an Upholsterer
Replies: 5
Views: 610

Looking for an Upholsterer

Need a few things upholstering, an 8 foot 3 piece sofa, cushion for papasan round chair, swivel desk chair, a director's chair, canvas the two seats in the Jeep, rats got them a retro 60's chair an carved occasional chair anywhere Cha-Am/Hua Hin margaretcarnes mentioned a Brit upholsterer in Nong Kh...
by TonyB
Sun May 16, 2010 6:02 pm
Forum: Digital Realm
Topic: Another Windows XP Problem
Replies: 32
Views: 1709

Re: Another Windows XP Problem

Hi everyone. Trying to set up Ubuntu 10.04 on a new machine, no luck so far. possible the disks are no good & maybe even a damaged CD writer, it does burn but only 1 of the 3 disks burned w/Ubuntu shows files therein. downloaded Ubuntu ISO from http://www.ubuntu.com/ file size 716,230 Kb (downloaded...