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Metabo’s maX 12 Cordless Combo Kit

If you’re interested to know more about the new maX 12 10.8v Powermaxx drills from Metabo, which I used recently to install the suspended floor in my workshop then, you’ll want to head on over to the Toolstop Blog, where my Guest blog-post appeared earlier today:

Hands-on With the Metabo maX 12 Cordless Combo Kit PowerMaxx.

A huge thanks to Mark and Neil for arranging this.

Enjoy. 🙂

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Hanging Out

With the 7x2in joists all cut to length, ends re-sealed and ready to fall in to place, my next job was to set out the positioning and spacings for each of the sixteen hangers (eight on either side) and then, to fit them in to place. Below, you can see a mock-up of what I needed to achieve, where the joist must sit 32mm (1¼in) higher than the wall plates, in order to clear the existing truss-frame by a good 5mm, which had already begun to deflect where I’ve previously used it, in appropriately, to store goods (it’s only 4in/100mm deep and is riddled with woodworm, you see).

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