Jim
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    January 17, 2017
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      • Review count
        140
      • Helpfulness votes
        58
      • Average rating
        4.3
        4.3 out of 5
      • First Review:
        January 17, 2017
      • Last Review:
        August 6, 2019
       
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          Jim's Reviews
           
          The Wrapped Pull from Liberty effortlessly blends styles to create a transitional look that works with both casual and contemporary decor. The longer length of this pull is perfect for kitchen cabinets and provides an updated look at an affordable price. Nickel finish complements a variety of painted and wood cabinet tones.
           
          from Stuart, FL
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
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          Product: Essentials 8-13/16 in. (224mm) Center-to-Center Wrapped Nickel Plated Bar Drawer Pull (1...
          PostedAugust 6, 2019
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          Product: Essentials 8-13/16 in. (224mm) Center-to-Center Wrapped Nickel Plated Bar Drawer Pull (12-Pack)/Country of Origin: China/////
          This is the second time that I've used Essentials drawer pulls...because I like them that much. I normally am not so well received of imported products, but I can't find fault anywhere with this cabinet hardware. They look great, add a bit of elegance to cabinetry and are die cast. With reasonable care, this hardware will last for years on end. The cabinets won't outlive this stuff.
          Pros: Durable, Easy to Install, Good Size & Weight, Nice Design, Sturdy, Stylish
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          ETi's 40″ LED Shop Light is designed to replace your traditional fluorescent fixture. This is an energy-efficient, long-lasting lighting fixture used to illuminate typical applications such as a tabletop, utility room or workbench. With the adoption of LED technology, the performance exceeds that of fluorescent lamps, making LED versions of a shop light a technical no-brainer. Lightweight, height adjustable, easy to install and there is no need to replace any bulbs for up to 50,000 hours of continuous use. The overall benefits of LED lights vs fluorescent lights hold true for shop lights - longer lifetimes, lower electrical consumption, no mercury. Not Dimmable - 5 Year Warranty
           
          from Stuart, FL
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
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          Product: ETi 3.3 ft. 100 Watt Equivalent Integrated LED White Shop Light 4000K Bright White Plug-...
          PostedJuly 31, 2019
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          Product: ETi 3.3 ft. 100 Watt Equivalent Integrated LED White Shop Light 4000K Bright White Plug-In with Pull Chain 2800 Lumens/Country of Origin: China/////
          This light is a great choice for a small shop or work area. No wiring required. Simply screw a couple of light duty hooks into the ceiling (rafters, toggle bolts in drywall, etc.), hang the light using the provided chains and plug it in. It draws 30 watts and will light up a workspace like nobody's business. I added mine to a light that I already had up in the loft of my shed and every inch of the loft is now illuminated. It and its counterpart even provide light to the main portion of the building (I call it a shed, but it's really Read More
          Product: ETi 3.3 ft. 100 Watt Equivalent Integrated LED White Shop Light 4000K Bright White Plug-In with Pull Chain 2800 Lumens/Country of Origin: China/////
          This light is a great choice for a small shop or work area. No wiring required. Simply screw a couple of light duty hooks into the ceiling (rafters, toggle bolts in drywall, etc.), hang the light using the provided chains and plug it in. It draws 30 watts and will light up a workspace like nobody's business. I added mine to a light that I already had up in the loft of my shed and every inch of the loft is now illuminated. It and its counterpart even provide light to the main portion of the building (I call it a shed, but it's really an out-building). One cannot go wrong with this light given its price and performance. Read Less
          Pros: Easy to Assemble, Functional, Good Size & Weight, Very Bright
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          This decorative hanging pendant offers a clean, hexagon design with clear seeded glass shades that provide a unique pattern of light on the surrounding areas. The use of modern finishes and the sophistication of this style has taken hold in today's home interior light fixtures. The protective bronze finish adds modern style to this pendant light. These light fixtures are built from steel to last for years to come; they are backed by a 5 year limited manufacturer's warranty. This pendant is designed for dining areas, nooks, sitting areas, living rooms and larger bedrooms and it can be mounted on a sloped ceiling. These light fixtures install easily and use 6 screw based candelabra style light bulbs up to 60-Watt each light bulbs are not included. Two 12 in. and two 6 in. decorative rods are included for adjustable hanging length.
           
          from Stuart, FL
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
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          Received free product:Yes
          Product: Cordelia Lighting Decorative Interior 6-Light Vintage Bronze Pendant/Country of Origin: ...
          PostedJuly 31, 2019
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          Product: Cordelia Lighting Decorative Interior 6-Light Vintage Bronze Pendant/Country of Origin: China/////
          This light fixture makes a moderately nice appearance. I installed it over the dining room table and connected it to a dimmer switch. In my case, it was necessary to swag the fixture rather than use the provided down-rod which made the installation a bit more challenging. It was necessary to purchase 2 loops, enlarge the opening in the canopy for one and connect the other to the actual fixture itself. Had I not opted to re-engineer the suspension system, I'm sure that the installation would have been of average difficulty. I would recommend this product cautiously as over all Read More
          Product: Cordelia Lighting Decorative Interior 6-Light Vintage Bronze Pendant/Country of Origin: China/////
          This light fixture makes a moderately nice appearance. I installed it over the dining room table and connected it to a dimmer switch. In my case, it was necessary to swag the fixture rather than use the provided down-rod which made the installation a bit more challenging. It was necessary to purchase 2 loops, enlarge the opening in the canopy for one and connect the other to the actual fixture itself. Had I not opted to re-engineer the suspension system, I'm sure that the installation would have been of average difficulty. I would recommend this product cautiously as over all fitment wasn't great. There are light fixtures available at his price point that are much more conscientiously manufactured...but if one likes the look, I'd say pick one up. You'll most definitely get a working product. Read Less
          Pros: Easy to Assemble, Good Size & Weight, Very Bright
          Cons: fitment, overall quality
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          The GearWrench 15-Piece Brake Service Set will provide you with all the tools you need to service the brakes on most vehicles. This set is fully outfitted the gauges, pliers and specialty tools needed to successfully service your brakes. In addition all of the items are available for individual purchase as well if necessary.
           
          from Stuart, FL
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Product: GearWrench Brake Service Kit (15-Piece)/Country of Origin: China///// I wasn't terribly ...
          PostedJuly 31, 2019
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          No, I do not recommend this product.
          Product: GearWrench Brake Service Kit (15-Piece)/Country of Origin: China/////
          I wasn't terribly impressed with this brake kit, but it does do the job. It's pretty much a universal kit in that the tools included fit a number of makes and models. I must say that I did like the depth gauges. They are color coded, large enough to handle and easy to use. Still; the components were of average import quality which is a turn-off for me. I was able to use the kit to change the brake shoes on my truck, but I
          wouldn't particularly recommend the kit because it meets minimum use standards. My suggestion is to look for something manufactured to a higher standard...something made in the USA
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          Product: GearWrench Brake Service Kit (15-Piece)/Country of Origin: China/////
          I wasn't terribly impressed with this brake kit, but it does do the job. It's pretty much a universal kit in that the tools included fit a number of makes and models. I must say that I did like the depth gauges. They are color coded, large enough to handle and easy to use. Still; the components were of average import quality which is a turn-off for me. I was able to use the kit to change the brake shoes on my truck, but I
          wouldn't particularly recommend the kit because it meets minimum use standards. My suggestion is to look for something manufactured to a higher standard...something made in the USA preferably.
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          Pros: Easy to Use, useful depth gauges
          Cons: mediocre quality
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          The Parsons Field outdoor pendant is designed in the tradition of vintage gas lamps with its open framework and tall profile, making it a sophisticated touch for any exterior. It features a striking three light candelabra set of staggered height perfect for illuminating entryways with elegance. It is framed using a cool aged pewter finish paired with clear glass panes for a clean finish.
           
          from Stuart, FL
          Age Range:45 to 54
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          Gender:Male
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          Received free product:Yes
          Product: Fifth and Main Lighting Parsons Field Aged Pewter 3-Light Hanging Outdoor Pendant/Countr...
          PostedJuly 28, 2019
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          No, I do not recommend this product.
          Product: Fifth and Main Lighting Parsons Field Aged Pewter 3-Light Hanging Outdoor Pendant/Country of Origin: China/////
          I couldn't have been more disappointed in this light fixture. It was truly a disappointment on almost every level. It was difficult to install. I do cede that the location in which I installed the fixture wasn't ideal. however, one doesn't always have the need for items to be situated in the areas of easiest installation. If one needs a light fixture in a particular part of his home, then that's where it gets installed...period. Worse than that; fitment was a major drawback. Virtually nothing assembled to a point that meshed. The glass panes didn't seat properly due to Read More
          Product: Fifth and Main Lighting Parsons Field Aged Pewter 3-Light Hanging Outdoor Pendant/Country of Origin: China/////
          I couldn't have been more disappointed in this light fixture. It was truly a disappointment on almost every level. It was difficult to install. I do cede that the location in which I installed the fixture wasn't ideal. however, one doesn't always have the need for items to be situated in the areas of easiest installation. If one needs a light fixture in a particular part of his home, then that's where it gets installed...period. Worse than that; fitment was a major drawback. Virtually nothing assembled to a point that meshed. The glass panes didn't seat properly due to the chassis being tweaked. It didn't appear to have been damaged in shipping...it was simply manufactured to a low standard of quality and wasn't square. Joining that section to the upper section of the fixture was equally as challenging and required assistance from another person. How many light fixtures of this size and weight actually require more than one person for installation? To cap it off, one of the sockets isn't working properly. The bulb comes on when it wants...IF it wants. Now I have take the fixture down and attempt to ensure that the electrode in the socket is making contact with electrode on the bottom of the bulb. Lastly; the candle covers are adorned in wood-esque decals. Unbelievable. A wood look doesn't belong anywhere near this type of light fixture and, in the event that it did, something better than the printed paper used in laminate flooring products is definitely in order. I literally do not have one positive thing to say about this fixture and I advise anyone who may be considering it to cross it off his list immediately. Read Less
          Cons: Difficult to Install, poor quality, fitment problems, chintzy look
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          Ortho Orthene Fire Ant Killer kills the queen and destroys the mound. Watering-in is not necessary. Use it as a mound treatment for home lawns and around ornamental plants (including flowers, shrubs, and trees). Try not to disturb the mounds while treating. This product can be used along with Ortho MAX Fire Ant Killer Broadcast Granules as part of the Fire Ant 2-Step Program. Ortho Orthene Fire Ant Killer is guaranteed to kill-or your money back.
           

          After applying when can children play in the yard

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          CDE
          May 4, 2017
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          Jim
          May 9, 2017
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          Keep the kids and pets away from it. Don't apply it where wildlife may come in contact with it.
           
          Globe Electric's 32 in. Multi-Joint Desk Lamp with Metal Clamp is an ideal option for desk lighting. The spring loaded swing arm is easily adjustable to direct light wherever you need it the most while the metal clamp is perfect to mount on study tables, workstations or office desks. The 6 ft. cord allows you the ability to place the light anywhere you want regardless of where your wall socket is located. The on/off switch is conveniently located at the base of the lamp for quick and easy use. Requires one 60W max E26 base Edison bulb (sold separately).
           

          can I pick up at home depot highway 6 Houston. which no delivery charge

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          Thanh
          August 30, 2016
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          Jim
          April 25, 2017
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          No idea. I live in Florida, but I had mine shipped to my local Home Depot and picked it up there.
           
          Globe Electric's 32 in. Multi-Joint Desk Lamp with Metal Clamp is an ideal option for desk lighting. The spring loaded swing arm is easily adjustable to direct light wherever you need it the most while the metal clamp is perfect to mount on study tables, workstations or office desks. The 6 ft. cord allows you the ability to place the light anywhere you want regardless of where your wall socket is located. The on/off switch is conveniently located at the base of the lamp for quick and easy use. Requires one 60W max E26 base Edison bulb (sold separately).
           

          Plug Type

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          Ogc
          November 20, 2015
          Is it American Plug? Can i use it with plug converter in Germany ? Is there a voltage problem
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          Jim
          April 25, 2017
          Answer: 
          It's 120V with an American plug. Not sure what you use in Germany. Sorry.
           
          Globe Electric's 32 in. Multi-Joint Desk Lamp with Metal Clamp is an ideal option for desk lighting. The spring loaded swing arm is easily adjustable to direct light wherever you need it the most while the metal clamp is perfect to mount on study tables, workstations or office desks. The 6 ft. cord allows you the ability to place the light anywhere you want regardless of where your wall socket is located. The on/off switch is conveniently located at the base of the lamp for quick and easy use. Requires one 60W max E26 base Edison bulb (sold separately).
           

          bulb type

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          hijibiji
          December 20, 2015
          Hi,
          Two questions:
          1. Can I use a LED A19 bulb?
          2. What type of bulb holder does it come with? I'm planning to use 60W bulb of medium base (E26). Is that okay?
          Thanks.
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          Jim
          April 25, 2017
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          I use an A19 style, E26 base, 100 watt equivalent LED bulb. The unit is rated at 60 watts which is far more than any LED with an E26 base.
           
          Globe Electric's 32 in. Multi-Joint Desk Lamp with Metal Clamp is an ideal option for desk lighting. The spring loaded swing arm is easily adjustable to direct light wherever you need it the most while the metal clamp is perfect to mount on study tables, workstations or office desks. The 6 ft. cord allows you the ability to place the light anywhere you want regardless of where your wall socket is located. The on/off switch is conveniently located at the base of the lamp for quick and easy use. Requires one 60W max E26 base Edison bulb (sold separately).
           

          Plug Type

          Asked by
          Ogc
          November 20, 2015
          Is it American Plug? Can i use it with plug converter in Germany ? Is there a voltage problem
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          Jim
          April 25, 2017
          Answer: 
          Standard 120V. It's a 2-prong plug if I recall correctly.
           
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