nickname
  • Review count
    421
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  • Average rating
    4.7
    4.7 out of 5
  • First Review:
    June 25, 2013
  • Last Review:
    October 8, 2019
 
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      • Review count
        421
      • Helpfulness votes
        903
      • Average rating
        4.7
        4.7 out of 5
      • First Review:
        June 25, 2013
      • Last Review:
        October 8, 2019
       
      • Question count
        2
         
        • Answer count
          48
           
           
           
           
          nickname's Reviews
           
          The Kreg Pocket-Hole Jig 310 makes it easier than ever to build DIY wood projects whether your building your first DIY project, or you've been working with wood for years. The Pocket-Hole Jig 310 features a hardened-steel drill guide and thickness stops for 1/2 in., 3/4 in., 1 1/2 in. material that give the versatility you need to build with boards and plywood found in home centers. The included material-thickness gauge and easy-set drill bit make setup simple and the anti-slip base holds the jig precisely in position while you drill perfectly-positioned pocket holes every time. Durable construction and a lifetime drill-guide warranty ensure that the Kreg Pocket-Hole Jig 310 will deliver years of project-building and home-repair satisfaction and value you expect from the #1 pocket-hole brandKreg.
           
          from nj
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
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          PostedOctober 8, 2019
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          When I needed new furniture, I took a trip to the (Swedish place). I was not impressed. Flimsy particle board construction, complicated assembly. So I went to the local lumberyard and got a truckload of nice hard dimensional yellow pine, and built my own. Later I found that the good 'Radiata' pine at Home Depot is equivalent, if not better. These woods are easy to work, not too heavy, and hard enough to wear well even as tabletops. I'm inserting this to show that I know a thing or two about woodworking.
          If I had had a Kreg jig back then, all that work would have been a lot easier. Just clamp it down tight, and zap a pocket hole wherever you want it. Planning how to hide the pocket holes Read More
          When I needed new furniture, I took a trip to the (Swedish place). I was not impressed. Flimsy particle board construction, complicated assembly. So I went to the local lumberyard and got a truckload of nice hard dimensional yellow pine, and built my own. Later I found that the good 'Radiata' pine at Home Depot is equivalent, if not better. These woods are easy to work, not too heavy, and hard enough to wear well even as tabletops. I'm inserting this to show that I know a thing or two about woodworking.
          If I had had a Kreg jig back then, all that work would have been a lot easier. Just clamp it down tight, and zap a pocket hole wherever you want it. Planning how to hide the pocket holes would have been no worse than how I did it, and probably a lot easier. The kit contains everything you need except the screws. I watched the video to see how to set it up, and then I bored a few test holes in a piece of scrap plywood, see photo. The Kreg jig makes it so easy, it feels like cheating. Read Less
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          The Viagrow Four Valve Air Pump is the perfect choice for your air accessory needs. The unique, stylish design keeps the noise down to a minimum. Our Air Pump features easy maintenance and maintains optimum airflow. Specs are 10 L/min (2.5 L/min per valve), 8W and four post and utilizes 1/4 in. OD 3/16 in. ID tubing. Kit includes 24 ft. 3/16 in. clear tubing, 4 round 2 in. air stone, 4 - 4 mm check valves and the four valve air pump.
           
          from nj
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          This is a honking big air pump for pond or very large aquarium use. Naturally, I had to open it u...
          PostedOctober 8, 2019
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          This is a honking big air pump for pond or very large aquarium use. Naturally, I had to open it up and see what is inside, see photo. Each air outlet is powered by its own separate pump, four of them, and each pump has a beefy diaphragm that should last a while. With separate pumps, you can deliver air to different depths without starving the deep ones. The knob at the end appears to control the inlet flow, and can be used as a throttle. There is no individual control - it is all-on or all-off. Measured power draw is only 7 watts. The case has an o-ring seal, clearly made for outdoor use. Not too noisy either, although perhaps a bit much for indoor use, unless you can put it in a closet or Read More
          This is a honking big air pump for pond or very large aquarium use. Naturally, I had to open it up and see what is inside, see photo. Each air outlet is powered by its own separate pump, four of them, and each pump has a beefy diaphragm that should last a while. With separate pumps, you can deliver air to different depths without starving the deep ones. The knob at the end appears to control the inlet flow, and can be used as a throttle. There is no individual control - it is all-on or all-off. Measured power draw is only 7 watts. The case has an o-ring seal, clearly made for outdoor use. Not too noisy either, although perhaps a bit much for indoor use, unless you can put it in a closet or something. The stones are very heavy and have no trouble holding bottom. The tubing is bigger than aquarium airline tubing, but standard at the hardware store rather than the pet store. Read Less
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          The 8-piece set features a general purpose selection of the most frequently used screwdrivers. This set also includes Klein Tools Patented Magnetizer/Demagnetizer. Quickly magnetize the tip of your driver to hold your fasteners and get the job done fast. The Tip-Ident quickly identifies the screwdriver type and tip orientation. Flanges inside thehandle provide solid, twist-resistant blade anchor. The tips are precision-machined for the exact fit you expect from Klein Tools.
           
          from nj
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          The Klein Tools Screwdriver Set is the best screwdriver set I have ever owned. You get 8 screwdri...
          PostedOctober 8, 2019
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          The Klein Tools Screwdriver Set is the best screwdriver set I have ever owned. You get 8 screwdrivers in the three commonest sizes. The flat-heads are nice and sharp, and the philips-heads have hardened tip. You won't get blisters from the big comfy rubber handles, no matter how hard you bear down. All are marked on the ends so you can identify each tool even if it is head-down in a carrier. The magnetizer is a nice extra.
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          Use the General Tools 87 Pocket Automatic Center Punch to precisely punch material for drilling and layout work. This tool can be used with one hand and its spring impact operation delivers a punch that eliminates the need for a hammer. This pocket punch is also designed for marking, scribing and starting nail or screw holes. It works on metal, plastic, wood and other materials and is adjustable for light or heavy markings. The General Tools Pocket Automatic Center Punch has a lightweight aluminum body with a replaceable alloy steel point.
           
          from nj
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
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          This center punch has a pointier tip than most I have used. That is nice for making more precise ...
          PostedOctober 8, 2019
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          This center punch has a pointier tip than most I have used. That is nice for making more precise dimples, which is the whole point of these things. On wood and soft metals like aluminum and brass, one hit makes a nice deep dimple very exactly; it doesn't cover up your mark like a blunter one would. However, a couple of whacks at steel, and the point will probably be ruined. So don't do that.
          Pros: Accurate
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          Enjoy a variety of useful applications from 1 compact, pocket-sized tool with the General Tools Multi-Use Rule and Gauge. This versatile tool features a drill point gauge for checking 59° angle drill points, a bevel protractor for measuring and laying out angles, a center finder for locating centers on shafts and circles, a circle divider for dividing circles into sectors, polygons, and polygrams up to nine equal parts and a tap and drill table that shows popular tap sizes and corresponding drill sizes for American National threads. It also features a 4-in. ruler with etched graduations in 64ths and millimeters. This rule and gauge is made of durable stainless steel for long-lasting, reliable use.
           
          from nj
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
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          This looks like a handy little tool that does a lot of things. However, in the attached photo, yo...
          PostedOctober 8, 2019
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          No, I do not recommend this product.
          This looks like a handy little tool that does a lot of things. However, in the attached photo, you can see the problem. I aligned the tool perfectly to a square, and the gauge is off. In fact, all the angles are off by quite a bit. The manufacturer had to make one hole in the right place, and they missed. The hole is about a mm south of where it needs to be to line up with the gauge, or maybe the arm needs to be a mm wider, I didn't try that hard to analyze it. I wouldn't say this is good enough for even rough estimates. Maybe I got a bad one, but I can't recommend.
          Cons: not accurate
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          Your Haier 16.4 cu. ft. quad French door refrigerator is equipped with Sabbath mode capability that disables functions in accordance with the Shabbat- observing practices. This refrigerator is also counter depth which blends in with surrounding cabinetry. Color: Stainless Steel.
           

          What is the tallest thing that will fit in the main section?

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          nickname
          May 20, 2017
          What is the tallest thing that will fit in the main section?
           
          Your Haier 16.4 cu. ft. quad French door refrigerator is equipped with Sabbath mode capability that disables functions in accordance with the Shabbat- observing practices. This refrigerator is also counter depth which blends in with surrounding cabinetry. Color: Stainless Steel.
           

          Can you fit a 2-liter soda bottle or a standard 1/2 gallon milk container in the door? What is th...

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          nickname
          May 19, 2017
          Can you fit a 2-liter soda bottle or a standard 1/2 gallon milk container in the door? What is the max height in the fridge compartment?
           
          nickname's Answers
           
          The Kreg Pocket-Hole Jig 310 makes it easier than ever to build DIY wood projects whether your building your first DIY project, or you've been working with wood for years. The Pocket-Hole Jig 310 features a hardened-steel drill guide and thickness stops for 1/2 in., 3/4 in., 1 1/2 in. material that give the versatility you need to build with boards and plywood found in home centers. The included material-thickness gauge and easy-set drill bit make setup simple and the anti-slip base holds the jig precisely in position while you drill perfectly-positioned pocket holes every time. Durable construction and a lifetime drill-guide warranty ensure that the Kreg Pocket-Hole Jig 310 will deliver years of project-building and home-repair satisfaction and value you expect from the #1 pocket-hole brandKreg.
           

          Do I have to use special Kreg screws, or can I use what I have on hand?

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          Jen
          September 2, 2019
          Do I have to use special Kreg screws, or can I use what I have on hand?
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          nickname
          nj
          October 8, 2019
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          If you plan to glue the joints, you can use any screws that fit, and even remove and re-use them. If you are relying on the screws alone, I would use the Kreg screws. In fact, I would use and re-use them in the first case too. Square-drive results in a lot less cursing than philips-heads.
           
          The Nicholson 6-Piece 4 in. American Pattern File set is typically used for precision work. All files come with wooden handles that fit comfortably in your hand. Files are packaged in a plastic pouch for easy storage.
           

          Where are they made?

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          c62west303
          March 27, 2016
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          nickname
          nj
          August 28, 2019
          Answer: 
          mexico, brazil, and taiwan
           
          Safely illuminate your interior or exterior spaces with the EcoSmart dimmable LED Flood Lightbulb. There is no need to worry about frequent replacements or high electric bills. These ENERGYSTAR rated bulbs are wet rated and a substitute to a 120-Watt incandescent, CFL or halogen bulb. Whether you use them in outdoor landscape lighting, kitchens or living rooms they only use 14.5-Watt of energy but produce a brightness of 1260 lumens. Get a piece of mind with the long life of the bulbs and the energy-saving benefits.
           

          Which is brighter daylight or bright white

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          Mel
          June 23, 2019
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          nickname
          nj
          July 5, 2019
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          Daylight is whiter that 'bright white', which is actually yellowish. Brightness depends on wattage.
           
          The Hampton Bay Wireless Battery Operated Doorbell Kit included 1 chime and 1 wireless push button. The Plug-in chime features a traditional Ding-Dong sound for the front entrance and a Ding for your back entrance. All Hampton Bay Wireless Push Buttons, Door Bells and Alerts are compatible, so you can customize your door bell system.
           

          Does the doorbell require wifi?

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          GD
          August 10, 2018
          Does the doorbell require wifi?
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          nickname
          nj
          August 15, 2018
          Answer: 
          no
           
          MCUPMAG is a black color car cup phone holder mount with a strong neodymium magnetic holder that allows you to make hands-free phone calls and use your device as a GPS. Compact and low profile to blend in with your car's interior. Dashboard mount offers the best viewing angle for navigation without blocking your driving view. Supreme adhesion to dashboard, built to withstand extreme temperatures.
           

          How does putting a super strong magnet next to your smartphone not erase or mess up the smart pho...

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          TulieWill
          September 14, 2017
          How does putting a super strong magnet next to your smartphone not erase or mess up the smart phone's memory and solid state data storage?
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          nickname
          nj
          March 9, 2018
          Answer: 
          apparently not
          I havo noticed no effects, although I had the same thought
           
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