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Parent Category: Building and Carpentry
This category includes the humble hammer and pliers as well as the more modern equivalents such as nail guns, power saws, and precision laser levels. Tools that a professional construction worker as well as the weekend handy man has are discussed in this category.
Not a Good Practice Really a Dryer Outlet should only be used to power a Dryer. It wouldn't be wise for you to do this without first consulting a professional electrician. You might get yourself into some difficulties that could burn out your saw motor, cause a fire and/or kill yourself if you don'…
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for USA, Canada and countries running a 60 Hz power supply service. The first thing I would like you to do is to find the data plate on the motor. It'll have all sorts of useful stuff, but find the "phase" information. It will either have a circle with a vertical line running through it (the Greek l…
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I would think you could buy at a hardware center that set up with plug and outlets attached for what you wanna do for your application.Some things are better to buy then to make.
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What I have done to my 1974 T.I. is ; Fit the 505 alloy wheels 15 inch by 6 with any good quality 195/60 series tyres (205 size I think is too big for the rim, the tyre tends to walk across the rim width and under hard cornering the tyre tends to rub against the front strut ). Start with tyre press…
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Audio Tape Yes. The quality will decrease because the recording equipment cannot get all the detail in the short period of time.Video tape no. It will take just as long to copy them as it will to view them. This is my experience with Adobe Premier Pro.
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Answer There are masonary drill bits that have a larger head on them, any home center should have them. try a glass/tile bit
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Answer 1 It could be that the blade is dull. The motor works hard to turn the blade and consequently producing smoke. Also make sure to keep your cut straight when cutting to prevent blade binding. Answer 2 It could be that there is a bit of saw dust in the motor. I'd try taking the c…
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Answer Yes, marlin has now release their thumbhole stocks for models vst and vt to the public. Price is $99, but you have to call them. Their website isn't even updated enough to show the new models, let alone the stocks. The number is listed on the website however. Also, Revival gunstocks has be…
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lubrication prevents heat build up I would use any auto engine type oil. Also rest the bit for 1 second every 5 seconds by letting up on the pressure. this helps to break heat build up on the tip. I would not use water, wd 4o,3in1 or that kind of light stuff. You might have to heat the cast iron…
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ebay, if you are lucky.
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Blacksmiths set up shops to make and sell iron tools and saddles. The livery stable and the blacksmith were sometimes operated by the same person. The metal for the saddles was made by the blacksmith, and the leather was usually made by someone else.
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Mechanical Gears work on the principle of the Law of Gearing. The Law of Gears: A primary requirement of gears is the constancy of angular velocities or proportionality of position transmission. High-speed gear trains also require transmission at constant angular velocities. Constant velocity is th…
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A theodolite is a Surveyor's measuring instrument that began to take its present form in the 17th century. In the work, 'The Surveyor in Foure Books' by Aaron Rathborne (London, 1616) an elaborate drawing of a theodolite can be seen on the front piece. These were used as early surveying tools, and …
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The first crude cannons were made sometime in the 1100's.
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Answer It will follow the curvature of the earth. More information In surveying a level line is optically straight and although parallel to the horizon at the point of origin would diverge away from the surface of the planet as the distance increased. Try a straight edge against a football. A …
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Vertical analysis, or common-sized statements , each amount on a financial statement as a percentage of another item. It can also to analysis income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement. Eg. Income statement : turnover is expressed as 100% and every item in the income statement is expre…
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A drilling machine is able to hold a certain diameter of drill(in what is known as a chuck), and rotates at a specified rpm(revolutions per minute) enabling the drill to start a hole. the rpm of a drill is calculated by: cutting speed divided by the diameter of the drill times 300. If the question …
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Carpets are made from various items; wool, cotton, nylon, polyester , food. Depending on the quality and purpose for which the carpet is to be used determines the item that it is made from.
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It works good!
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Darts probably originate from projectile weapons, used by the Romans.
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Answer There are several options. -Bolt extraction kits, you can probably get one at your local autoparts store. Drill a hole in the bold and insert the extractor, turning counter-clockwise. You may need to tap it in with a hammer first. It's best to use a reverse-thread drill bit to drill the h…
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To drill into cement you require a masonary bit for your drill. Masonary bits can be bought at any local hardware store or such like. Drill into cement using masonary bit (protects your drill from damage) then push a wall plug into the hole. to secure position and any attachment you wish to add ie w…
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one that can handle the length and gauge of the nail
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Ryobi is not associated with Makita they are two separate companies.
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if its a hoop go back to your piercer. if its a labret your gonna need rubber gloves, hold the flat piece and turn the ball right
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The line "THEN I SAW THE CONGO, CREEPING THROUGH THE BLACK, ... CUTTING THROUGH THE JUNGLE WITH A GOLDEN TRACK." is from the poem The Congo, written by Vachel Lindsay, a poet born in 1879. See the related links for a link to the text of the poem.
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A string level attaches to a length of string to allow you to stretch the string between two distant points and set them level to each other. Often used to install fences and pools.
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remove the false fuel tank. on the right side of the bikeyou will find the radiator cap open it with engine cold. fill with a 50/50mix of silicate free anti freeze and distilled water (not tap water). Run the bike until normal operating temp and top off with coolant mix. Replace raqdiator cap once t…
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Answer See the hyperlink: http://www.leveldevelopments.com/PDF_Documents/engineers-level-calibration-instructions.pdf It contains a short, non-technical explanation
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Answer The TILTING ARBOR TABLE SAW was invented by THEODORE CHECKOS and at the time of Patented lived @ 1718 East Florence Ave. Los Angeles Califonia, This was patented around 1939 time period. It was called the Moorewood tilting arbor table saw. Mr. Checkos also held patents on welding rod hol…
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There used to be a famous British boxer, Henry Cooper, his left hand was "Henry's Hammer" as many opponents including Muhammed Ali found to their cost.
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The very earliest were likely made from bamboo tubes. Then, guns were cast from metal. Then, guns were made from wrought iron hammer-welded together. Once the metallurgy improved guns began to be cast again. Further technological improvements led to barrel blanks being forged and then drilled.
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Router bits can be used to create many different profiles. There are a variety of router bits which you can use.
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Early pliers were probably invented many times by many different people. Wooden, and then bronze, pliers were in use before 3000 BC. When fire was tamed by early humans, they used a wooden stick to manage the coals. Then two sticks would be used to lift and move hot objects. The men and women woul…
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C.S. Shattuck Arms Co., Hatfield, Mass. (1878 to 1908) In 1875 C.S. Shattuck and Andrew Hyde started a pistol manufacturing business in Springfield, Mass. In February of 1877, Andrew Hyde and Major Charles S. Shattuck brought their Springfield pistol manufacturing business to Hatfield and went into …
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3 construction workers in New York, Marvin Hirsch, John Ollig and Rueben Miller invented it in their spare time in 1954. They tried to sell it as Port-a-Matic nail gun, but had little marketing skills and ultimately sold the idea to Bostitch .
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i believe you are refering to the matrix on a pdc drill bit. if all the cutters were missing when you pooh, chances are you have ground into the bits body, or the "matrix".
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it depends how many gallons of water per minute your pump will pump from your water source, I just dug a well that water table was 225 ft down my 1 hp grizzly red jacket pump would pump between 8and 10 gallons per minute. I went down another40 ft water table was at 225ft my pump is 250 ft in ground.…
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Mining requires tough machines to remove and transport product out to processing centers. These machines are used in the tight confines associated with underground operations. At the center of the removal and loading operations is a tough-as-nails tractor with a scoop (called a bucket). Any one of t…
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The Van Dorn Electric Tool Co. was bought out by Black & Decker in 1928. The Van Dorn name was still used into the early 30's before it was phased out.
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Since Mongomery Wards is no longer in business, your best bet would be to get serial number, model number and any other info you can off the tiller and use that to do a Google search. I once bought an old Mongomery Ward riding lawnmower that wasn't running, but all components looked good. I managed …
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Yes, there is such a thing as 200 (175) Proof alcohol: it is pure ethanol itself.
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There are many use for a drill press -The bench drill press can take bits of up to 1/2" shank size and many of those are drill bits up to an inch wide. ( it's quite common to have large drills with reduced shanks) -Other items like large hole saws can be used, as well as 'fly cutters', which are cut…
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Hammers were one of the earliest known tools, proven to exist at least 2,500,000 years ago. - Tools like the common claw hammer have existed for at least 450 years and no known date or inventor is recorded.
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Answer The graphite is made up of layers and with a solvent absorbed in between these layers they can slip over each other, thus creating the lubricant effect. The diamond is amongst one of the hardest materials we know because the carbon is bound very well to each other. Thus it can cut other th…
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In fact the use of the hammer quite possibly goes back as far as 5,000 years into the great Greek, Egyptian and Roman ship-building eras. Early claw hammers have been depicted as far back as the early 1500's. No known inventor is credited.
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A Bull Float got its name because it is the first float used on concrete and other surfaces to get the first water off and begin to smooth the surface. The term Bull refers to the fact they are large and rather clumsy to use.
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Jethro Tull who was born in the year 1674 in Basildon, Berkshire invented a machine that is now called the grain drill. This machine helps in increasing harvest by planting in straight lines.
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When you want to clean pliers, make sure that you have oil (not cooking oil), rag and the pliers that you are cleaning. You may want to work above a piece of newspaper. Then open the pliers and put oil at the top, sides and front. Wait for five minutes and clean with sand paper. Answer There is not…
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It depends on what small is. A baby elephant is around 250 pounds heavy when it is born and stands at around 2.5 feet tall. Elephants grow very fast and by the time they are 5 years old they weigh over a 1000 kilograms or even more. Extremely large adult bull (male) elephants are known to weigh over…
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[THE BELOW ANSWER IS FOR REPLACING BLADE, NOT NEW BLADE AS THE PERSON ASKED]1. Make absolutely certain that the saw is UNPLUGGED! 2. Are you SURE the saw is UNPLUGGED??? 3. Open the guard and place a small piece of wood into the teeth of the blade so as to hold it in one place. 4. Use the flat wr…
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You set a surveyors level up , level it using the bubble (also known as a vial) levels on it. Once level, and set up on top of a tripod, you then have a level reference in 360 degrees. Think of it this way, its a level "slice" through the air that you cannot see, but the level you're using has a opt…
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start with your headA muffler with holes in it would sound like a muffler with holes in it, terrible. Drilling holes in the muffler would increase the chance of getting exhaust fumes in the vehicle which is a bad thing.
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I would guess you can, a good way to check (Insert Legal Disclaimer Here) is to soak some cotton wool or a ball of toilet paper in the fuel you want to check and either spark it or see how easy it is to set it on fire. The alcohol you use, ideally needs to be above 40 percent volume (Pure Alcohol, V…
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If the skin has grown around the jewelry, go to your piercer and see if they can remove it. If they can't, you'll have to see a doctor.
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Brass is a metal and can be used for a wide range of different uses such as making musical instruments, doorknobs, mailboxes, and ornaments. US Navy sailors wear brass belt buckles because brass will not spark if scratched, as some other metals do.
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This web site might lend a bit of illumination about the sandwich, however it doesn't answer your question. Everything I found on GOOGLE, which wasn't an ad trying to sell panini press's, mentioned their being Italian in origin, though there are earlier references to presses and/or pressed sandwich…
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There is no difference, I drill both frequently with the same drill bits.
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Yes, spirits are basically tiny bits of energy that can be either part of a living entity (some might call them souls) or separate from a living entity. Yes, there are spirits and we, as humans, have a soul which is also a spirit. There are also entities that are in common parlance called "spirits"…
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goes with a drill to tighten the neck around the drill bit.The end of a drill where the bit goes is called a chuck. You use a key to tighten it to hold the bit. It is not a key like a house key but a gear that matches the teeth on the chuck.
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We don't know exactly who or when. The first crude firearms are thought to have been made in china, about 1000 years ago. There are simply no records from that far back.
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Big hammers (not the kind you pound nails with) spin out with centrifugal force and beat whatever it is you are grinding into smaller pieces.
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Tom Higgins and his brother Jerry Higgins
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As per the instructions of the nail guns that I own, after every use it is a good idea to place to place a few drops of lubrication oil into the stem of the compressed air connection. This way the oil, with the help of compressed air, will travel through the remainder of the nail gun. Usually a SAE…
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The Babylonians made and utilized a single-tube seed drill, but the exact year is not known. It was sometime around 1500 BC. The Chinese developed a multi-tube seed drill, but again the year is not known. It was sometime in the 2nd century BC. Camillo Torello made the first seed drill in Europe.…
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Nails have been used for thousands of years. The oldest is about 8,000 years old. The bible refers to nails and the ancient Romans used them.
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The name of Thor's Hammer was Mjölnir. It was also just called Thor's Hammer. It always hit its target and always came back. This was symbolic to lightning, giving Thor his title of "God of Thunder." It looked like an anchor.
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trust, relyMeaning 1: think, judge, suppose, estimate, imagine, assume, gather, reckonMeaning 2: accept, credit, depend on, trust, have faith in, rely on
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I wouldn't recommend using a nail gun on plaster, it may shatter around the area you would be nailing. I would predrill a whole and use screws into the studs. I recommend using a concrete drill bit. If you plan on covering the entire wall with wood or something then you could get away with using a n…
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For general lumber, a good hand saw or rotary powered saw is great. For the finer woods used in cabinetmaking, there are smaller electric saws with finer teeth that help prevent the fraying of the cut edge on paneling and such. Hand saws. For larger jobs cutting a straight line you would use eithe…
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Answer you use it Well they do come with instructions, make sure you get the right blade for the right tile,keep water flowing it will prolong the life of the blade,and you are less likely to chip the tile, dont force the tile into the blade push it gently once it starts you hardly have to appl…
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The history of drilling machine dates back as far as 35,000 BCE. This is when the Homo Sapiens discovered the hand drill as a rotary tool. The core drill was developed in ancient Egypt around 3000 BC.
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A drill or drill motor is a tool fitted with a cutting tool attachment or driving tool attachment, usually a drill bit or driver bit, used for drilling holes in various materials or fastening various materials together with the use of fasteners. The attachment is gripped by a chuck at one end of the…
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I have the same question. I've been looking for a small hammer mill for making mesquite bean flour. The only hammer mill that I've found for home/small farm use is the Novital, made in Italy, sold in Australia for $570 delivered. On the internet you can find Amy Smith's screenless hammer mill but I …
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Depending on the size or the bit and the chuck, you can use a "collar " on the bit. Make one out of something that will slide firmly onto the outside of the bit. like the plastic tube from inside a ball point pen, a piece of aquarium tubing, etc. You can also buy 1/4" shank bits with small diameter …
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The nail gun was invented in the 1950's
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i think its made out of tiny fibers
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There is 27 square ft. in a yard of concrete so you can break it down by square ft. If you are pouring a patio that is 20' X 30' X 4" thick Take 20 X30=600 then devide by 81 = 7.40 yrds. How did I get 81? It takes 3 slabs 12" X 12" to make 1 Square Ft. so 3 times 27 = 81 There are 27 CUBIC feet i…
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Drill and "E-Z" out?Won't work not enough room, need another answer What about a 4" pair of visegrips and a prybar if the threads aren't holding it in?
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You first make a chair ,but you don't sit on it!!!Andy Bernard quoted this in season three of the Office TV show the episode was The Job
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The very first wood-cutting chainsaw was made in 1927. In the 1780s, the saws people used for logging were two-man crosscut saws...they're about six feet long, they've got handles at both ends and they're not as easy to use as chainsaws, but with practice a good saw team can cut a lot of trees d…
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if you have a barbell simply hold the backing (inside) and twist the ball to your right Or with a ring, hold the actually ring and simply pull the ball away from your lip then turn the ring around so the holes are either side of the lip and take it out. This is balls!!! Pull the ball away?!?! IT …
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Here's one site: http://www.cesdiamondtools.com/ultrasonicdrills.HTML ... if you have $1800.00 I am looking for a cheaper one myself. supposedly there is a Chinese company that's sells one for a few hundred. I'm still looking.
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hoaleboi7@aol.comPer Wikipedia.org, the book "Woodworking Machinery, Its Rise, Progress and Construction 1800-1880" claims that the first recorded patent for the circular saw was in 1777 to an Englishman, Samuel Miller. However Miller references a circular saw created in Holland in the 16th or 17th …
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a mythical tool that has no info about it on the web its a tool that you hit chickens with I have a slide hammer set. This is basically a 24" bar with a heavy cylinder that slides either way on it and a number of different heads that can fit on one end. Slide hammers can be bought in good tool sto…
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Some caveman when he hit something with a rock.
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What Hammers Are Used For Hammers are used to pound nails into an object, pull nails out of objects, and for other uses when hitting or pounding is necessary.
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Factories changed peoples lives for the better in the respect that jobs were created, keeping the community employed. However, the negative effects were that factories usually created pollution, and the repetitive work employees performed had adverse psychological effects.
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to do what? if it is brakes you need 3/8" Allen
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A wheelbarrow is a small hand-propelled vehicle, usually with just one wheel, designed to be pushed and guided by a single person using two handles to the rear or a sail may be used to guide the ancient wheelbarrow by wind. It is designed to distribute the weight of its load between the wheel and th…
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if you can still find a repair shop that can clean and change out the brushes, etc, it should last a lifetime. hope this helps! ANS 2 - You can find assorted brushes and bearings at shops that re-build starters and alternators, and it's a fairly simple job for an average craftsman to replace them i…
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Its is basically the same as a x screwdriver, but the Flathead screwdriver puts in the Flathead screws.
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Red clay brick size is 9"x4"x3". Hollow brick ( Block size) - 14"x8"x8" another size is 14"x8"x6".I think it is correct any perfect answer pls do.Ramesh babu. l
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Right now it is German Based Dolmar Makita owns Dolmar so i dont see anything chaging.
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Out of metal and wood nuts and bots
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