Tips for Increasing Cargo Room

Tips for Increasing Cargo Room

Cargo containers are huge containers meant for the commercial transportation and storage purposes. These gigantic containers are made up of metal structures to hold goods, freight or the factory stock that is to be transported from one place to the other for business reasons. Cargo containers are available in a wide range of dimensions for holding almost every type of manufactured goods. The introduction of these containers in the business world changed the very countenance of the trade making it…

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Oscillating Tool Basics

Oscillating Tool Basics

It used to be that you only had one oscillating tool to choose from. But as the patents have run out, more and more device manufactures are coming out with their oscillating tool reviews. This article considers a few basics to hopefully whet your appetite for these versatile little tools. An oscillating tool works by moving the blade back and forth very quickly, oscillating if you will. This allows for a very controllable, safe and easy to use the tool….

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Best Heavy Duty 18V Cordless Drill

Best Heavy Duty 18V Cordless Drill

There’s little doubt that lithium-ion battery power currently runs the world of drills and impact drivers. With single tool kits starting around $100 (and often on sale for less), the convenience of cordless outweighs any premium gap over corded models. It’s only in the past year or so, however, that the heavy duty 18V cordless drill has caught up to the power of corded models and run time has been extended—all thanks to improved battery technology and brushless motors. So who makes…

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Tips for growing Potato

Tips for growing Potato

Potatoes grow best in a long, cool season, which is rarely found in Illinois, but if recommended practices are followed, satisfactory yields can be obtained. The crop must be planted as early as the soil can be worked in the spring. Always use certified seed potatoes, which are free of disease. Cut these potatoes into blocks weighing about 1½ ounces each. Make sure that each seed piece has at least one eye. Plant immediately. Close spacing (30 inches between rows…

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Selling skills for … doctors?

Selling skills for … doctors?

I’ve been suffering from a pretty severe sinus infection the past couple of months (!) and, after two visits to my regular doctor who couldn’t find a solution, I went to an ENT (ear, nose, throat) specialist. After all, they’re the sinus experts in the medical world. The first appointment with the ENT consisted of a brief examination, then a shot in the dark consisting of three weeks of antibiotics along with a short course of oral steroids to put…

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Power Tool Tips and Tricks

Power Tool Tips and Tricks

Pitch on your best saw blade? Sanding belt clogged with paint? No worries. Here are a few power tool tips. Drill chuck needs replacement–Using the chuck key, open the chuck to its maximum opening. Inside you will see a screw that must be removed before replacing the chuck. This screw has a reverse thread, which means that you must unscrew it in the right hand direction. Once the screw is removed, insert the chuck key into the chuck and strike…

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Power Tool Tips Everyone Should know

Power Tool Tips Everyone Should know

The danger of hand and power tools is evident in the 400,000 emergency room visits they account for each year. But many of those emergency room visits are caused by misusing tools and not working safely. When used correctly and with the proper safety measures, you can significantly reduce the chance of an accident. General safety tips for hand and power tools: Buy quality tools. Many tools, including cutters and hammers, should be made of steel and should be heat-treated….

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Athletics doping scandal: UK Anti-Doping to help Wada in Russia

Athletics doping scandal: UK Anti-Doping to help Wada in Russia

UK Anti-Doping has said it will help the World Anti-Doping Agency carry out reforms in Russia. Russia was banned from international competition in November after a Wada commission examined claims of widespread doping, cover-ups and and extortion. A Ukad spokesperson said: “Ukad has been asked by Wada to be part of an evaluation visit to Russia. “It will explore ways and means of how an anti-doping programme can be run.” Russia, which said in November it is “fully committed” to…

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European Cross Country Championships: Britain top table

European Cross Country Championships: Britain top table

Britain topped the medal table at the European Cross Country Championships for a 13th consecutive year as every team member won a medal in France. Jonathan Davies won gold in the men’s under-23 race, a victory which helped the men’s U23 squad to team silver. “I’m over the moon. I came thinking I had a chance of winning but you never quite believe it,” Davies, 21, said. Kate Avery won silver for a second successive year in the senior women’s…

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Why or Why Not To Buy Cordless Routers?

Why or Why Not To Buy Cordless Routers?

Anything that could be made cordless will always see at least some demand – but I have to wonder why we haven’t seen one yet. Surely there are good reasons as to why a cordless router doesn’t yet exist. Commenters previously pointed out that some brands had in fact come out with cordless routers before, but there aren’t any current Li-ion routers, at least not that I know of. My thoughts are that power is going to be a big limitation. Routers…

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