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Offer: Padlocks with keys (Higgins) Gifted - 3 padlocks with keys. 2 small ones (about 2cm), 1 slightly larger (about 3.5cm). All work well.
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Offer: 6 IKEA wardrobe storage drawers (Higgins) Gifted - IKEA ‘Skubb’ wardrobe storage drawers. White. 31x55x33 cm. They’re lightweight so good to organise clothes and the like. They don’t fit into my new home otherwise I’d keep them. Link to catalogue /
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Photo of free 6 IKEA wardrobe storage drawers (Higgins)
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Offer: Drink shaker (Higgins) Gifted - 600ml plastic sports and nutrition drink shaker. Has ‘blender’ insert and comes with plastic container for your protein powder that fits inside the cup. Was a freebie for spectators at a powerlifting comp. Also works well as a cocktail shaker and for milkshakes.
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Offer: Keep cup (Higgins) Gifted - Smash brand keep cup with lid. For take away hot drinks and travelling.
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Offer: Measuring cups and spoons (Higgins) Gifted - Set of stainless steel with black plastic handles: measuring cups and spoons.
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Offer: Juice extractor juicer (Higgins) Gifted - Panasonic brand juice extractor. Works well. Easy to use, easy to clean.
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Offer: Sink strainer plugs (Higgins) Gifted - 2 as new sink strainer plugs. “Suits standard sink wastes”. Turns out our kitchen sink is doesn’t have a standard sink waste. Stamp on the back is “WM74809 WMTS.040:2018”.
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Offer: Beer bottles & caps for home brew (Higgins) Gifted - About a dozen 750ml brown glass beer bottles and lots of crown caps. Bottles are clean but dusty.
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Photo of free Beer bottles & caps for home brew (Higgins)
Offer: Camping solar hot water shower (Higgins) Gifted - Solar hot water shower. Basically a black plastic bag with plastic hose and small shower nozzle. It works.
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Offer: HQ Holden front grille (Higgins) Gifted - HQ front grille bought from Rare Spares. Still in plastic wrap and box. Fits all models except Statesman. I managed to keep the original grille in my HQ and have no storage space for this spare grille.
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Photo of free HQ Holden front grille (Higgins)
Offer: Skis, stocks and boots (Higgins) - Atomic brand downhill skis, Scott stocks and Salomon boots. They have been in storage for about 10 years - good quality top of the range - used only a few times.
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Photo of free Skis, stocks and boots (Higgins)
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Offer: Iron and portable ironing board (Belconnen) Gifted - Steam iron bought about a year ago, has a 2 year warranty. Portable folding ironing board (can be put on a table or bench) bought about a year ago from Aldi.
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Photo of free Iron and portable ironing board (Belconnen)
Photo of free Iron and portable ironing board (Belconnen)
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Offer: Scuba buoyancy vest and regulator (Higgins) Gifted - Scuba gear - Seaquest BCV, regs, women’s size 12 wet suit (2 piece), Lycra suit and rashie. Let me know which items you want. The BCV and regs have been well cared for over the years, and the wet suit has only seen about 10 dives. The Lycra suit and rashie are well used up, but work fine under the wettie.
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Offer: Clean glass jars and bottles (Higgins) Gifted - The large jar needs a rubber seal. All others have metal lids: 2 x 1L bottles; 2 x 500g jars; 1 x 600g(?) jar. All have been washed in dishwasher.
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Offer: Townsville road map (Higgins) Gifted - Gregory’s touring map - Townsville & cassowary coast. Bought about 2 or 3 years ago. Map 480, edition 36, Scale 1:25000. Offer: Office chair (Higgins) Gifted - Grey fabric office chair. Is out of gas so can’t adjust seat height or tilt. The back height is manual so that can be adjusted. You can get chairs re-gassed; I don’t know how much that costs. The chair has 2 small breaks in the plastic edge of the seat (visible in the photo). The fabric and caster wheels are in good condition. I’ll take it to the tip next weekend if there’s no takers.
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Request: Dyson vacuum telescopic arm (Higgins) Expired - I need a telescopic arm of a Dyson DC39, or similar, to replace mine. The little button on end of mine is broken and I can’t work out how to disassemble it.
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Offer: Lifeproof ‘Fre’ iPhone5 bike mount (Higgins) Gifted - Bike mount accessory for Lifeproof ‘Fre’ iPhone5 case.
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Request: Pedometers (Higgins) Expired - Pedometers needed for STEPtember and future challenges. If anyone has a spare pedometer we can certainly use it. Pick up just about anywhere in Canberra region. Offer: Olympus auto-focus film camera (Higgins) Gifted - Olympus camera with soft case. Sorry, I don’t know what model number and I can’t fin the instruction book. I think it still works - we stopped using it some time ago.
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Offer: Men’s Henley linen shirt size S (Higgins) Gifted - New shirt, a size too small and the company I bought it from won’t exchange it. Grey linen Henley (aka grandfather) shirt. Men’s slim fit size S (small). Pick up from Higgins. Cheers, Tiina,
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Offer: Tin canister & glass spice jat (Higgins) Gifted - Tin canister shaped as old fashioned milk container (was a Lindt Easter chocolates container). Large spice shaker (was a McCormack’s dried herb container. Pick up in Higgins. Cheers, Tiina.
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Offer: Novelty pen (Higgins) Gifted - Novelty pen with suction cup. Shape d as a tall bird with bright blue downy feathers. Pick up in Higgins.
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Offer: Fish shaped salt & pepper shakers (Higgins) Gifted - Salt & pepper shakers and tooth pick holder in a fish design. There’s also a little wicker basket with a gingham cloth that goes with them. Pick up in Higgins. Cheers, Tiina.
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Offer: Various bar items (Higgins) Gifted - Novelty cocktail glass, sofa siphon (missing the screw on bit for the gas), unopened pack of 150 plastic drinking straws, 10 cardboard Sydney souvenir coasters, empty glass cognac bottle with cork stopper. Prefer to go as one job lot, but happy to split it up too. Pick up in Higgins.
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Request: Pedometers (ACT) Expired - Pedometers needed for virtual walk around Australia challenge. A group of us are doing a virtual walk around Australia and a few of us don’t have anything to track our kms. If anyone has a spare pedometer we can certainly use it. Pick up just about anywhere in Canberra region. Offer: Garmin heart rate monitor (Higgins) Gifted - Garmin heart rate monitor: chest band transmitter, watch receiver, charger for watch. I can’t get the watch to work. It’s fully charged but won’t turn on. And the watch band broke and I couldn’t find a replacement. The heart rate band got a new battery in March. If no takers by the end of July it will go in the bin :(
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Offer: Dr. Oetker gingerbread decor kit (Higgins) Gifted - Dr. Oetker decor kit and baking glue. Unopened. Best by date is 27/08/2020. Kit has sugar coated milk chocolate buttons, sugar snowflakes, and red, white and green icing sugar in tubes (for writing). Edible baking glue ingredients are sugar, water, glucose, potato starch, 330, 202.
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Offer: Suitcase and bags (Higgins) Gifted - Selection of bags - prefer to go as one lot. But happy to give you only the ones you want. There’s a soft cover suitcase, ‘life is’ shopping bag with wooden handles, shopping bag with zip and pockets, fabric patchwork barrel shaped bag from Bali, 2 x nylon sports bags. If there’s no takers by this Saturday I’ll donate to St Vinnies.
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Offer: iPhone5 (Higgins) Gifted - iPhone 5, earbuds, ‘Fré’ Lifeproof case with headset connector & 2 armbands. I was gifted an upgraded phone so don’t need this one anymore. It doesn’t upgrade to IOS 11 so some apps don’t work on it. Has been reset. Sorry no charger. The life proof case rubber seal on top front is worn so probably not waterproof anymore, but will protect phone. Armbands not in the photo. Available for pick up from Higgins from next Wednesday 24 June 2020.
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