Mike
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    4.4 out of 5
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    July 7, 2015
  • Last Review:
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      • Review count
        362
      • Helpfulness votes
        197
      • Average rating
        4.4
        4.4 out of 5
      • First Review:
        July 7, 2015
      • Last Review:
        January 11, 2020
       
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          S-Shaped Reversible Double Box Ratcheting Wrench Set has Surface Drive on Box End Provides Off-Corner Loading for Better Grip and Reduced Fastener Rounding. The Slim S-Shape Design Allows for Easy Access. The reversible levers on both ends to allow direction change from either side - no need to remove the wrench from the fastener to tighten or loosen.
           
          from Lexington SC
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          Got one of those jobs like I had with the alternator on my Torrent where they put it in the middl...
          PostedJanuary 11, 2020
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          Got one of those jobs like I had with the alternator on my Torrent where they put it in the middle o the room and build the car around it? If so these are the wrenches that might get you out of that bind. Even my small air ratchet had a struggle.
          Someone put a lot of thought in these. First they are setup to allow the wrench to be placed either direction, meaning the bend can face either way and flipping the switch allows you to loosen or tighten the not/bolt. They even put the switch on both sides so you can flip it as needed.
          On top of that there is a 5 degree swing, after all they are going to be needed in those tight spaces.
          Because the open end, they are useful for long bolts Read More
          Got one of those jobs like I had with the alternator on my Torrent where they put it in the middle o the room and build the car around it? If so these are the wrenches that might get you out of that bind. Even my small air ratchet had a struggle.
          Someone put a lot of thought in these. First they are setup to allow the wrench to be placed either direction, meaning the bend can face either way and flipping the switch allows you to loosen or tighten the not/bolt. They even put the switch on both sides so you can flip it as needed.
          On top of that there is a 5 degree swing, after all they are going to be needed in those tight spaces.
          Because the open end, they are useful for long bolts where the deep socket won’t work.
          Finally they make it so the nut/bolt is gripping on the side of the surface, not the corners. I far I have not rounded any corners, truthfully I may not tried really hard yet. However it does seem like a great approach that should work.
          The only thing I can’t do with these that I often do with other wrenches is put a breaker bar on the end not a normal use fir sure.
          Overall great wrenches for those tougher nuts to crack in difficult places. Read Less
          Pros: Accurate, Durable, Easy to Use, Good Size & Weight, Light Weight, Long-Lasting, Strong, Sturdy, flexible, won’t round corners, switch on both sides, great design, well thought out, perfect for tight spots, 5 degree ratchets
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          Add a beautiful touch to your home décor with this Arrano 53 in. LED Indoor Ceiling Fan. Each fan features a reversible DC 6 speed motor that provides comfortable airflow during any season. Designed for rooms around 350 square feet like living rooms, bedrooms and family rooms.
           
          from Lexington SC
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          Wow what a great looking fan, definitely an upgrade for us. We have put this fan in our space be...
          PostedJanuary 11, 2020
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          Wow what a great looking fan, definitely an upgrade for us. We have put this fan in our space bedroom that we use as an office. The installation was very easy, a couple of things I learned. When the directions are okay, did not use them much as it is very straight forward. For me I find it easier to mount the holder on the ceiling first, then do all the things to the fan motor part. Also learned to put the remote control receiver in after the motor is hanging.
          When connecting the wires I twist everything together first and then twist the installation part as well to keep the wires together.
          Instead of “wrapping” the wires around the mounting pole I found coiling the wires and tucking Read More
          Wow what a great looking fan, definitely an upgrade for us. We have put this fan in our space bedroom that we use as an office. The installation was very easy, a couple of things I learned. When the directions are okay, did not use them much as it is very straight forward. For me I find it easier to mount the holder on the ceiling first, then do all the things to the fan motor part. Also learned to put the remote control receiver in after the motor is hanging.
          When connecting the wires I twist everything together first and then twist the installation part as well to keep the wires together.
          Instead of “wrapping” the wires around the mounting pole I found coiling the wires and tucking them in the housing gave me better results and this way I did not need to be as concerned about wires chaffing.
          Back to the install, almost could do it all with one screw driver, actually needed a long and stubby Philips head screw driver. Also when mounting the light a magnetic screwdriver really helped. I drop the screw a few times and it is a real bear to get out as it falls into some groves above the LEDs.
          Another tip, I put down a sheet so when I drop those screws on the carpet they are much easier to find.
          Oh yea, when putting the fan blades on the mounting arms, remember ugly side up, it will save you some work. Unless of course you are looking for different blades on the fan look.
          The remote control is really nice with an lcd readout.
          This is an excellent fan with an extremely quiet motor, barley hear it. Read Less
          Pros: Easy to Assemble, Eco-Friendly, Fast / Speed, Functional, Good Size & Weight, High Quality of Material, Looks Great, Lots of Features, Nice Design, Stylish, Unique, Very Bright, Well Made, quite, great remote.
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          Women's X-Large Gray 7.4-Volt Lithium-Ion Heated Fleece Jacket with 1-5.2Ah Battery and Charger Gender: female. Age Group: adult.
           
          from Lexington SC
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          Love this jacket, actually my wife does. What often happens here in SC is the morning is very co...
          PostedDecember 26, 2019
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          Love this jacket, actually my wife does. What often happens here in SC is the morning is very cold, needing a heavy jacket, could even have ice / frost on the car. In the afternoon it will on a few occasions throughout the year it gets warm enough to wear shorts after the cold mornings. With this jacket she will use the heater in the morning and then won't need it in the afternoon where only a light jacket is needed. Without the heater she would need a heavy jacket in the morning and be too hot with it in the afternoon. This is just a sample of the crazy weather we have here. I could also see this working as a heater for a heavy jacket if it gets cold in your neck of the woods. The jacket Read More
          Love this jacket, actually my wife does. What often happens here in SC is the morning is very cold, needing a heavy jacket, could even have ice / frost on the car. In the afternoon it will on a few occasions throughout the year it gets warm enough to wear shorts after the cold mornings. With this jacket she will use the heater in the morning and then won't need it in the afternoon where only a light jacket is needed. Without the heater she would need a heavy jacket in the morning and be too hot with it in the afternoon. This is just a sample of the crazy weather we have here. I could also see this working as a heater for a heavy jacket if it gets cold in your neck of the woods. The jacket has three heater elements, one on the back and two over the breast area.
          One of the really nice things about this is the location and size of the battery it is in a pocket near the hip are and does not get in the way when driving like some of my other heated jackets.
          The fleece is nice and soft and the jacket really looks nice on my wife.
          The storage case is a nice touch to keep everything together in the off season.
          If you live where it is cold or the temperature swings a lot, I highly recommend this jacket. Read Less
          Pros: Easy to Install, Easy to Use, Good Size & Weight, High Quality, Looks Great, Nice Design, Stylish, battery in good location, heats well, nice storage bag.
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          GearWrench introduced the original patented 5° ratcheting wrench in 1996 and quickly became a go-to brand for professional automotive technicians. The innovation didn't stop there. Year after year, the GearWrench brand continues to expand its line-in ratcheting tools and beyond-to help automotive and industrial technicians get their jobs done faster and easier. Having the right tool for the job is critical and technicians working in cramped spaces understand better than anyone the power of this simple statement. This wide range is the backbone that gives GearWrench its reputation for unprecedented speed, strength and access. The result is increased productivity for those who keep GearWrench tools in their box.
           
          from Lexington SC
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          High quality set, lets me convert from any size to any size. Ever have one of those situations w...
          PostedDecember 26, 2019
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          High quality set, lets me convert from any size to any size. Ever have one of those situations where you need a small socket that is tough to get off and you need the big breaker bar, I do, need a 3/8 drive and 1/2 breaker bar, now I have an adapter to go from the 3/8 socket to 1/2 inch breaker bar. Also, ever have a large socket that you need the fine pitch ratchet? Once in a while I run into this. Also I only have a 3/8 air ratchet, now I can go from the 3/8 drive to use a 1/2 socket. Combining them I can go from any size to any size drive.
          The universal joints are also great to have, especially the ones for the impact driver, both types are nice and smooth and don't tend to bind like Read More
          High quality set, lets me convert from any size to any size. Ever have one of those situations where you need a small socket that is tough to get off and you need the big breaker bar, I do, need a 3/8 drive and 1/2 breaker bar, now I have an adapter to go from the 3/8 socket to 1/2 inch breaker bar. Also, ever have a large socket that you need the fine pitch ratchet? Once in a while I run into this. Also I only have a 3/8 air ratchet, now I can go from the 3/8 drive to use a 1/2 socket. Combining them I can go from any size to any size drive.
          The universal joints are also great to have, especially the ones for the impact driver, both types are nice and smooth and don't tend to bind like my other ones do.
          There is no standard universal for the 1/2 inch (chrome).
          Also like the storage case so I now have all my adapters in one place, too bad they did not leave a pocket for me to store a few more adapters I already have or other needs. The case is also a no mix up case, unlike some of the other cases I have where the parts come out of place and I need to resort them constantly more or less negating the purpose of having a well organized tool case. Also there are 10 real pieces, not like some of the other manufactures where the count the storage case as a piece.. Read Less
          Pros: Durable, Easy to Use, Good Size & Weight, High Quality, Looks Great, Lots of Features, Nice Design, from and to any size 1/4 --- 1/2, smooth universals.
          Cons: no 1/2 chrome universal
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          The GearWrench 39-piece 1/2 in. Drive 6 point standard and deep impact socket set includes most of the most common metric sizes used. It ranges from 9 mm all the way up to 30 mm. Sockets feature off-corner loading design to grip the fastener on the flat sides and resist rounding. All impact sockets are made from chrome molybdenum alloy steel for superior strength and carry a limited lifetime warranty.
           
          from Lexington SC
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          Great high quality set in a very nice compact case for easy storage and brining to where the work...
          PostedDecember 26, 2019
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          Great high quality set in a very nice compact case for easy storage and brining to where the work is. Besides being able to keep everything together near and orderly, I really like the black oxide finish with the clear high contrast markings for the size and of course always like having the lifetime warranty,
          The case works great, other sets I have the sockets routinely fall out and get mixed up, not with this one.
          The other thing that is nice about this is the loading occurs on a much larger area of the bolt which should reduce the amount of rounding off bolts.
          The universal joint is a nice touch to have in the kit and kept handy.
          In the kit is almost every socket from 9mm to Read More
          Great high quality set in a very nice compact case for easy storage and brining to where the work is. Besides being able to keep everything together near and orderly, I really like the black oxide finish with the clear high contrast markings for the size and of course always like having the lifetime warranty,
          The case works great, other sets I have the sockets routinely fall out and get mixed up, not with this one.
          The other thing that is nice about this is the loading occurs on a much larger area of the bolt which should reduce the amount of rounding off bolts.
          The universal joint is a nice touch to have in the kit and kept handy.
          In the kit is almost every socket from 9mm to 30mm, for some reason 25mm, 28mm and 29mm are missing for both the deep wall and short sockets.
          Overall really like this set and will be getting other Gear wrench sets in the future. Read Less
          Pros: Accurate, All In One, Durable, Good Size & Weight, Long-Lasting, Strong, Sturdy, easy to read marking, no mix up storage, reduce stipping
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          The MURPHY LADDER goes where no other ladder can go with its safe, sturdy and stowable design. The MURPHY LADDER features pinch free design, fully compactable for storage, non-marring feet, and easy maneuverability. Easy to use compactable design is optimal for maximizing storage space or transporting on the go. Stepladder position has a total height of 3.5 ft. with a 8.5 ft. reach. Single ladder position has a total height of 7 ft. with a 10 ft. reach. Reach is based on 5 ft. 6 in. person with 12 in. reach. Type IAA duty rating and load capacity of 375 lbs.
           

          What keeps this ladder from collapsing vertically when you're standing on it?

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          Lonny
          December 20, 2019
          What keeps this ladder from collapsing vertically when you're standing on it?
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          Mike
          Lexington SC
          December 23, 2019
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          The hinges are very strong and the feet very secure.
           
          The Razor-Back trenching shovel features an industrial gauge tempered-steel blade with Dura-Torque crimp collar. Users of the shovel will also like that the extra thick wall fiberglass handle construction for its strength and durability. This is an excellent tool for homeowners and professionals.
           

          Does this Shovel have a lifetime warranty ?

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          Bubba
          June 17, 2017
          Does this Shovel have a lifetime warranty ?
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          Mike
          Lexington SC
          November 24, 2019
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          Yes
           
          Set this 2 qt. fresh poinsettia pot around your home for a timeless holiday look. Known for their role in Christmas celebrations, poinsettias provide a vibrant dose of festive color. This low-maintenance plant can outlast Christmas, continuing to freshen your home after the season. Place poinsettias near a sunny window.
           

          I am asking the same (unanswered) question as the previous customer. How tall is the poinsettia f...

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          Karen
          November 25, 2018
          I am asking the same (unanswered) question as the previous customer. How tall is the poinsettia from top to bottom and how wide (aprox.) is the plant. I would even like to know how tall from top of plant to soil. I realize every plant is different, so just need an idea on how big it is. We have no way of knowing, so would appreciate your input. Thank you!
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          Mike
          Lexington SC
          November 23, 2019
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          Mine was about two feet tall. Arrived healthy and well watered.
           
          This bright, 2 in. low-voltage LED light uses only 3-Watt, making it a great solution for installations where a slim profile, recessed spotlight is required. Integrated diffuser softens the light and eliminates glare on adjacent surfaces. Requires a 12-Volt DC power supply. Color: White.
           

          Is this Hardwired? 120 v? What is the diameter of the casing that holds the bulb What is the diam...

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          Marc
          March 25, 2019
          Is this Hardwired? 120 v?

          What is the diameter of the casing that holds the bulb
          What is the diameter of the total rim?
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          Mike
          Lexington SC
          October 27, 2019
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          Uses 12v DC. Fits in a 1.25 pvc connector perfectly to give you an idea of the size.
           
          The DEWALT 25 Gal. oil lubed belt drive air compressor is industry leading with 2-stage performance. With 200 maximum PSI, this air compressor provides 76% more air tool runtime versus 30 Gal. 155 PSI compressors. At 78 dBA, the oil lubricated twin cylinder pump with cast iron construction allows for a quieter work environment. The 10 in. pneumatic wheels allow easy transport on jobsites and inside your garage or shop. The DEWALT 25 Gal. 200 PSI air compressor is perfect for light automotive tasks, medium duty metal working and agricultural equipment repairs.
           

          Can this unit be wired to run on 240v?

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          Brian
          October 4, 2019
          Can this unit be wired to run on 240v?
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          Mike
          Lexington SC
          October 20, 2019
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          Yes, it comes wired as 120v, you could probably use the same cord as it is very heavy duty. Simply change the wiring inside and change the connector end.
           
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