Retired297
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      • Review count
        435
      • Helpfulness votes
        577
      • Average rating
        4.8
        4.8 out of 5
      • First Review:
        April 30, 2012
      • Last Review:
        December 1, 2019
       
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          Husky's 2 in. Quick Change Ratcheting Cutter tackles PVC, CPVC, PP, PEX and PE pipe up to 2-3/8 in. outer diameter (2 in. inner diameter). The ratcheting action features quick change blade mechanism for added user convenience. Tool is covered by Husky lifetime warranty. Replaceable blade is available (SKU # 1003005272).
           
          from South Hill, WA
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Rated as a 2 in. (ID) ratcheting cutter for - PVC, CPVC, PP, PEX and PE pipe up to 2-3/8 in. with...
          PostedDecember 1, 2019
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          Rated as a 2 in. (ID) ratcheting cutter for - PVC, CPVC, PP, PEX and PE pipe up to 2-3/8 in. with quick change blade mechanism for convenience, all covered by Husky lifetime warranty. Now a few things that set this cutter apart for me is: the blade is a ' REAL BLADE' not one those thin razer blade type cutter, it cuts straight and true, and I would see not reason one could sharpen it a time or two - need be. It's also big in more ways than it's 2 in. cutting size, that only adds to it's ease of cutting when retching down a pipe. Now I only had a 1/2 CPVC pipe on hand, but the blade has an, lets call it a small "V" shape so the tip starts the cut seating the pipe in position to finish - Read More
          Rated as a 2 in. (ID) ratcheting cutter for - PVC, CPVC, PP, PEX and PE pipe up to 2-3/8 in. with quick change blade mechanism for convenience, all covered by Husky lifetime warranty. Now a few things that set this cutter apart for me is: the blade is a ' REAL BLADE' not one those thin razer blade type cutter, it cuts straight and true, and I would see not reason one could sharpen it a time or two - need be. It's also big in more ways than it's 2 in. cutting size, that only adds to it's ease of cutting when retching down a pipe. Now I only had a 1/2 CPVC pipe on hand, but the blade has an, lets call it a small "V" shape so the tip starts the cut seating the pipe in position to finish - making it smooth and easy. With a grip or two on the handles and it's done, Read Less
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          The Husky Clamp Work Light pivots a full 360 degrees putting light anywhere you need it. The sturdy integrated clamp holds tight to most pipes, doors, wood framing and more. Dont worry about any scratching or scuffing, the non-marring feet leave no trace. Utilizing COB technology, this light runs brighter and longer than traditional LEDs - boasting 1500 Lumens with a USB rechargeable battery. When this light is not clamped, you can easily lock the legs open, converting it to a free-standing work light. Constructed of rugged aluminum and ABS plastic, this innovative design also locks closed for ease of storage.
           
          from South Hill, WA
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          1500-Lumens of LED Light on a versatile clamp/stand for a variety of applications in and around t...
          PostedNovember 26, 2019
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          1500-Lumens of LED Light on a versatile clamp/stand for a variety of applications in and around the house or work shop. It's rechargeable thought it's USB to Mico-USB (included) cord off a standard 5v/1ma USB output port or outlet adpater. There's a charge indicator, which also show remianing power during use, 3 hours on high and 6 for low. Have only found one down fall so far and that's hanging from a ""SMOOTH"" flat surface as the clamp slides, again the key word here was 'smooth' and flat. when hanging. Light output is great, 1500L (high) @ 6281K (Daylight) and it's light weight. compact and rated for outdoor use.
          Pros: Functional, Good Size & Weight, Nice Design, Very Bright, Well Made
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          The Moonrays 96348 Solar Dog Lantern features 3 yellow micro LED's that illuminate the jar body with a warm, welcoming glow to liven up your porch, patio, deck or garden area. It is constructed of metal and plastic to give it an inviting look. Featuring decorative accent colors for an elegant look both day and night. Install anywhere that receives direct sunlight; ideal for use where conventional electrical supplies are unavailable. During the day, the solar panel collects sunlight and converts it into electrical power, which is stored in the included rechargeable battery(ies). At night the light sensing technology turns on the solar fixture. (Please ensure the device is switched on).
           
          from South Hill, WA
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          Moonrays of the Solar Dog's Lantern illuminating body with a warm glow in our planter adding a bi...
          PostedNovember 26, 2019
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          Moonrays of the Solar Dog's Lantern illuminating body with a warm glow in our planter adding a bit of decorative accent both day and night. Easily installed by removing from box, pulling tab from batteries, make sure the switch is on and place - your ready to enjoy it's elegant look.
          ''Includes rechargeable AAA 300 mAh NiMh battery''
          ''On and off switch''
          ''Perfect for your garden''
          Pros: Good Size & Weight, Looks Great, Unique, Well Made
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          The HP450 Flashlight uses Coasts Pure Beam Focusing Optic System with Slide Focus to harness the light and create a superior beam quality from spot to flood. The Bulls Eye spot beam pattern gives you a great focused spot while producing an outer ring of flood light which allows you to see a broader area to the sides. The flood beam is broad and consistent, giving you a clear field of vision not seen with typical focusing flashlights. A quick cycle switch allows you to select light output settings with ease. Built tough, an impact-resistant, lightweight aluminum casing resists rust and corrosion. The HP450 also features an unbreakable LED and rubberized O-ring for reliable water resistance and durability. With Coasts commitment to quality, the HP450 Flashlight is impact resistant, weather resistant and its LED is virtually unbreakable. The HP450 Flashlight is backed by Coasts lifetime warranty against defects in materials and workmanship. Tested and rated to ANSI/FL1 standards. Color: Black.
           
          from South Hill, WA
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          OK, here we have a flashlight with Slide Focus from spot to flood. I'm not going to go over all t...
          PostedNovember 21, 2019
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          OK, here we have a flashlight with Slide Focus from spot to flood. I'm not going to go over all there detail - one can read them when/if buying.
          What I will cover is a very well made light, that's very bright and does cover the distance. They say a picture worth a 1000 words, so I attach 6k of them. I set my tri-pod up and took some day lights pic's, buildings in the back ground are 350-400 feet, my driveway is 80 ft (black top) and 30 more feet to the schools fence.
          Leaving the tri-pod and waiting till dark, we are on a private road with no lights. Flash on the camera off, there's a night pic's, keeping flash off, one using the spot setting as the lighting, flood next and finally the
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          OK, here we have a flashlight with Slide Focus from spot to flood. I'm not going to go over all there detail - one can read them when/if buying.
          What I will cover is a very well made light, that's very bright and does cover the distance. They say a picture worth a 1000 words, so I attach 6k of them. I set my tri-pod up and took some day lights pic's, buildings in the back ground are 350-400 feet, my driveway is 80 ft (black top) and 30 more feet to the schools fence.
          Leaving the tri-pod and waiting till dark, we are on a private road with no lights. Flash on the camera off, there's a night pic's, keeping flash off, one using the spot setting as the lighting, flood next and finally the trees at the fence line.
          Look and you will see the buildings in the back ground in the night pic's, that's a flashlight that can light like that at night.
          There you have it, and it comes ready to use.
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          Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Good Size & Weight, Light Weight, Strong, Sturdy
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          from South Hill, WA
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Have to give 'MILWAUKEE® SHOCKWAVE' Impact Bits my 5 Star rating, having used them for some time ...
          PostedNovember 3, 2019
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          Have to give 'MILWAUKEE® SHOCKWAVE' Impact Bits my 5 Star rating, having used them for some time and earlier this year for building our 50 x14 deck from the ground up and they never failed me. That out of the way, the PH1 Philips bit is smaller than the standard #2 and is used for the small -without saying- headed Phillip screwheads, finer finishing one way to view it. I used the shockwave bits of all size's mostly in my cordless impact driver, they get a workout - a ture test both removing and driving screws. They also work great in my hand T-driver and small ratchet and they are made to just fit better in not only your drivers, but the screw head it's self.
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          Pros: Accurate, Durable, Good Size & Weight, Long-Lasting, Strong
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          Bring amazing real wood flavor to your next barbeque with Kingsford Hardwood Briquettes. Made with 100% natural ingredients that impart a purer, wood-fire flavor to the perfect cut of meat or just about anything you grill. Kingsford Hardwood Briquettes are made in the USA from real American, unprocessed hardwood for a cleaner and longer burn at a consistent heat. Great for grills and smokers, the charcoal briquettes are fast-lighting and have a high-heat searing capability, so you can get fired up fast and be ready to cook with an even heating surface. The BBQ briquettes are easy to light and have an authentic smoky wood and savory flavor that transfers to delicious tasting meat and vegies from the grill. Light up your tailgate party or backyard barbeque with real fire-grilled flavor and Kingsford Hardwood Charcoal Briquettes. Shop all Kingsford Charcoal
           

          Is this the same product as Kingsford Professional Briquettes, with a new label, or a reformulate...

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          grillthatsteak
          February 21, 2019
          Is this the same product as Kingsford Professional Briquettes, with a new label, or a reformulated product?
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          Retired297
          South Hill, WA
          March 10, 2019
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          Wish we had a firm answer here, as we used Kingsford's Briquettes going on 40 yrs now and don't remember noting that it's a new labeled item of an older product (renamed).
           
          Escape the typical trappings of traditional glue-down methods (glue spills, dry times, cleaning tools and used buckets) with TileTabs carpet connectors. TileTabs are an environmentally-friendly, glue-free installation system that connect tiles together. Just peel, place and press.
           

          How many individual tabs are on each roll?

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          February 1, 2018
          How many individual tabs are on each roll?
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          January 15, 2019
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          Wish there was an answer here, read a number of site with questions of the same with as many difference answers. So we used 18 boxes of 8 each (20x20) with 6-8 eights each and still have about 20% of the roll left.
           
          DEWALT DXFRS300 walkie-talkies (set of 2) are built on the FRS platform. Heavy duty 1-Watt radios are ideal for construction jobsites, and on-site business applications such as hotel front desk, retail, restaurtants and grocery. FRS Business Series radios are smart, simple, reliable, high-performance and tough! Covered by a limited lifetime warranty.
           

          Does this have a 1/8 jack to plug in an ear bud headphone?

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          Jp
          December 4, 2018
          Im concerned the speaker wont be loud enough for heavy machine operators to hear commands. Lots of times crane operators can't see hand signals when setting a roof.
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          South Hill, WA
          January 5, 2019
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          There is a microphone/speaker jack on top of the unit.
           
          The GoWISE USA Pressure Cooker includes a removable and durable non-stick PTFE and PFOA free ceramic coated cooking pot, rice scooper, (1) steam rack and (1) steam basket and measuring cup. The outer body is stainless-steel with cool touch handles. 12 Presets help making cooking easier. Rice/Risotto, Multigrain, Porridge, Meat/Stew, Poultry, Seafood, Veggies, Bean/Chili, Canning, Yogurt, Egg Maker, and Steam. It also has a slow cook, saute, and manual mode with 3 pressure settings: Low, Mid, High. Functions include Auto Keep-Warm, Slow Cook for up to 20-hour with a 24-hour Delay. Pressure can be set to High or Low with a high pressure of 11.99. 12-presets: Rice/Risotto, Multigrain, Porridge, Meat/Stew, Poultry, Seafood, Veggies, Bean/Chili, Canning, Yogurt, Egg Maker, and Steam. Includes rice scooper, steam basket, steam rack and measuring cup. Auto keep-warm, slow cook for up to 20-hour with a 24-hour delay function. Large easy-to-read dual digital LCD display with 12 presets. Comes with a detachable cord that makes it easier to store your cooker in tight places without damaging the power connection. Includes recipe book. Color: Copper.
           

          Where is this made?

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          December 6, 2018
          Where is this made?
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          South Hill, WA
          December 27, 2018
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          USA
           
          Astella Modular Carpet Tiles are ideal for basements, studios, playrooms, game rooms, living rooms, bedrooms as well as home and commercial offices. Each tile contains 40% recycled content and is manufactured to provide great styling, functionality and superior performance in a variety of applications. The installation tab system, which is included in each carton is a glue free method which allows the installation of carpet tiles over most hard surface without using adhesive. Color: Bellano.
           

          Can I get a Sample of this carpet tile? If so, how?

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          cmkh
          November 28, 2017
          Can I get a Sample of this carpet tile? If so, how?
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          Retired297
          December 27, 2018
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          Not that I found, just had to order and hope for the best.
           
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