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Offer: Avocado plant (Morchard Bishop EX17) 54d - This was kindly given to me by a colleague who had grown it from the stone. It is not hardy so ideally needs a greenhouse to overwinter it - which I don't have. It's currently about 2 foot tall and in a large (5 litre?) pot. I have no idea whether it will ever fruit or if it needs warmer temperatures than the UK.
Offer: Pair of 6ft long cream curtains (Morchard Bishop) Withdrawn 55d - Pair of long cream curtains, self-coloured modern flower pattern, together with a set of separate blackout linings. Size of each curtain laid flat measures 144cm/56.5 inches wide, and 183cm/6ft drop. The size would suit french doors or a narrow set of patio doors. Curtains have 3-inch heading tape. Please note these were hand-made so don't expect professional standards of sewing. Curtains are in excellent condition. Blackout linings have some minor sun discolouration on them.
Offer: Paper shredder (Bishopston SA3) 176d - The brand is Design Concepts. Works OK.
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Offer: bathroom wall-mounted heater (Bishopston SA3) 176d - Dimplex. See attached photo for specification. Fully working when taken down for bathroom refit.
Offer: Gate latch and hinges (Morchard Bishop EX17) 233d - Pair of 16-inch hinges and a thumb latch, all galvanised.
Offer: Large suitcase (Bishopston SA3) 244d - Large black fabric suitcase with wheels. Brand is Jetstream. Size 720mm x 450mm x 200mm.
Offer: shelves for workshop/garage (Bishopston SA3) 244d - 12 shelves available, conti-board type. mdf material with wood-style facing. Some of the facing material has peeled in a few areas on the ends so these aren't suitable for the house but would be fine for garage or workshop use. Have been stored dry and flat. All are 200mm deep and 18mm thick, there are 2 slightly different lengths available, 6 planks are 745mm long, the other 6 are 775mm long. Happy to split them up if you don't want them all. Offer: box full of candles (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 283d - these have all been used to some extent. all are cream-coloured. Might be useful to melt down and make your own candles. Offer: Large suitcases x 2 (Bishopston) Gifted 300d - 2 large suitcases, both are the soft fabric type, and both have wheels. Happy to split them up if you only want one. Useful for underbed storage maybe?
Offer: Wellies size 6/38 (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 300d - One pair of green coloured wellies size 6. Unbranded. Haven't been worn for a while but as far as I know they aren't leaking. Offer: Classic Bike magazines (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 1y - Big pile of old Classic Bike magazines, at least 7 years worth from 2008-2014. If you'd like these, please note they need to be collected and Morchard Bishop is in mid-Devon, 16 miles from Exeter, or at least half-an-hours journey time outside Exeter. Please include phone number in your reply. Offer: Classic Bike magazines (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 1y - Big pile of old Classic Bike magazines, at least 7 years worth from 2008-2014. Offer: spanners (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 1y - I have 25 spanners, various brands/types/sizes. Happy for them to go as a job lot for car-booting, or if there is a particular size you are after I will check to see if we have it. Please include a contact phone number in your reply. Offer: Petrol hedgecutter (needs repair) (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 1y - Hedgecutter, made by Macculloch under licence to Partner Electrolux. Model HG 17. This has developed a petrol leak which we haven't been able to trace and fix. Hence spares or repair. Instruction manual provided. Offer: Weldmesh (Morchard Bishop EX17) 1y - Long narrow offcut of galvanized weldmesh, size is 3.1m x 0.3m. grid size is 50mm square. Offer: Weldmesh (Morchard Bishop EX17) 1y - Long thin offcut of galvanized weldmesh, size is 3.1m x 0.3m. grid size is 50mm square. Offer: kitchen wall cupboard carcass (Morchard Bishop EX17) 1y - For workshop/garage/shed storage - single wall cupboard, its just the carcass only with no door. 2 shelves. 500mm wide, 860mm high, 270mm deep. The edging strips on the mdf are a dark brown, the cupboard inside is beige. Please include a phone number in your response. Thanks. Offer: kitchen wall cupboard carcass (Morchard Bishop EX17) 1y - single wall cupboard, its just the carcass only with no door. 2 shelves. 500mm wide, 860mm high, 270mm deep. The edging strips on the mdf are a dark brown, the cupboard inside is beige. Please include a phone number in your response. Thanks. Offer: plywood offcuts (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 1y - offcuts from 12mm thick ply sheets. 2.0m x 0.5m (4 of these). 2.0m x 0.21m (3 of these). Plus various smaller bits if wanted. Please include phone number in response. Offer: wire rope (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 1y - Multi-strand twisted wire rope, approx. 4mm diameter. Not sure on length, probably at least 10m. Think this is surplus and hasn't been used, but can't guarantee what load it can take. Collection can be anytime of day or night as I can leave it outside for you. Please note Morchard Bishop is 16 miles, or at least half-an-hour by car from Exeter. Please include phone number in your response. I only check these emails once a day so you may not get an immediate response, but I will respond. Offer: clay pipes (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 1y - 15 short lengths of plain-ended clay pipe. Each 295mm long, 155mm internal diameter. These were part of an old land drain discovered during excavation, the pipes just butt up next to each other but don't form a watertight seal. Also 6 channels available, these were made from the same pipe as above, cut in half lengthways. Collection only please. Morchard Bishop is in Mid-Devon, 16 miles from Exeter. Please leave a phone number in your reply. Please note I only check these emails once a day so you may not get an instant response, but I will reply. Offer: plastic water butt (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 1y - green plastic slimline water butt. Approx 900mm tall, 370mm square, with rounded corners. Basic but functional. Bit sun-bleached on one side. Don't think it has any leaks but its been a couple of years since it was used. Collection from Morchard Bishop please, we are at least half-an hours drive out of Exeter. Just for info, my freecycle emails are only monitored once a day in the evening, so I may not get back to you instantly, but I will reply. Offer: wireless keyboard and mouse (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 1y - Brand is A4 Tech. This is a G6 Saver Wireless Desktop, comprising keyboard and mouse, with the necessary receiver. You will need 4 AAA batteries to use this (not provided). Offer: old duvets (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 1y - 2 old feather-filled duvets, maybe useful for pet bedding? Offer: Builders dumpy bags (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 1y - These are the large bags that builders get bulk sand or aggregate delivered in. They are really useful for hedge cuttings/garden waste. I have 3 or 4 available, they've been brushed out and are fairly clean. Offer: cream silk lampshade (Morchard Bishop EX17) 1y - Lampshade for ceiling light pendant fitting. Needs a decent headroom because of the beads hanging from it, please see photos. Clean and from a smoke-free house.
Offer: Large ceramic plantpot (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 2y - Large glazed terracotta pot, frost-proof I believe. Approx 300mm diameter and 300mm high. Colour is a slightly green-ish shade of brown, please see photo. Collection from Morchard Bishop, which is at least half-an-hours drive from Exeter. Before responding, please give some thought over whether you would travel to this location to collect, as it could save everyone wasting time. Offer: short lengths 32mm water pipe (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 2y - We have 5 short offcuts of 32mm diameter blue alkathene water pipe, longest is 2.3m, shortest is 1.2m. I have seen this type of pipe used before to make hoops to cover fruit beds, then cover with netting to bird-proof the crops. Might be useful to someone for that sort of thing. Collection only please from Morchard Bishop, please include your phone number in your reply. thanks Toni Offer: padded envelopes (Morchard Bishop EX17) 2y - at least 20, used but can be used again. Collection from Morchard Bishop please. Offer: Sewing Machine (Morchard Bishop EX17) Gifted 2y - Old sewing machine, made by Sigma. This is one of the old metal machines which are very heavy. I have an instruction book with it. Couple of problems with it - the bobbin winder is broken, plus it may need a service I can't get the stitch tension right. I have inherited a newer machine, and since I got this from a Freecycler in the first place I thought I should re-offer it. This needs to be collected from Morchard Bishop, if you don't know where that is please just take a minute to look it up as it may save wasting time if it's too far for you.