Jim
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    January 17, 2017
  • Last Review:
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      • Review count
        145
      • Helpfulness votes
        69
      • Average rating
        4.3
        4.3 out of 5
      • First Review:
        January 17, 2017
      • Last Review:
        November 21, 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 3.3 ft. 100 Watt Equivalent Integrated LED White Shop Light 4000K Bright White Plug-In with Pull Chain 2800 Lumens
           
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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
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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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          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
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          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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          The Eaton OS306U-W Passive Infrared Wall Mount Occupancy Sensor provides a convenient energy saving lighting control alternative for 120-Volt applications. This sensor replaces a standard light or fan switch and is easily installed in any standard wall box to control most lighting loads. The high-gloss finish complements any decor and the device is compatible with decorator-style wall plates and designer screwless wall plates. This device can control many different types of lighting: incandescent, halogen, magnetic low-voltage, electronic low-voltage, fluorescent, compact fluorescent and LED. While installing this device, no neutral is required. This switch can be wired as a single pole or 3-way device for added flexibility. For added functionality, this switch has electrostatic discharge protection and has no leakage to load in off mode. Eaton is dedicated to providing up-to-date wiring device solutions that increase energy efficiency, increase productivity, promote safety and produce reliable performance. Eaton has been a trusted name in electrical products for over 100-years. Color: White.
           

          Why is this occupancy sensor described as a occupancy vacancy sensor when it only has the auto 0...

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          chito
          March 3, 2018
          Why is this occupancy sensor described as a occupancy vacancy sensor when it only has the
          auto 0n/auto off feature?
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          Jim
          Stuart, FL
          July 8, 2019
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          Because it manipulates the lights when a room in which it's installed is occupied.
           
          Update the look and functionality of your shower with the GROHE Rainshower 24 in. Adjustable Hand Shower Bar. Designed to hold a hand shower (sold separately), the bar features a smooth, swivel glider that allows for easy adjustment of height and angle, with locking knob to secure position. Easy retrofit installation makes this modern upgrade ideal for any bathroom. Color: StarLight Chrome.
           

          Can any shower head be connected to this?

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          Mae
          June 25, 2016
          I have one I like but am looking for an adjustable height.
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          Jim
          Stuart, FL
          February 28, 2019
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          As far as I can tell, any standard size wand will fit. The holder is configured for a round insert so if you have an odd shaped wand with no tubular portion it likely wouldn't hold.
           
          Never lift heavy water bottles again and no leakier bottles with this eco-friendly water filtration system. It is economical straight from the tap convenience. This water filtration system will reduce chlorine, taste, odor and particulate. This patented system fits all Greenway, Vitapur, Polar and most standard water coolers.
           

          What stand do you use for this? Prefer non counter top-freestanding.

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          Sandy
          July 28, 2018
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          Jim
          Stuart, FL
          January 18, 2019
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          Any dispenser that accepts 5-gallon water bottles.
           
          This Home Decorators Collection ceiling light fixture offers a classic two tone metal design with clear rounded glass shade to highlight the filament bulb design of the 20th century industrial era. The use of rustic materials and warmth of this style has taken hold in today's home interior light fixtures. The protective Artisan Bronze finish adds rustic sophistication to the ceiling light fixture. These Flush mounted ceiling lights are built from steel to last for years to come; they are backed by 5 year limited manufacturer's warranty. These light fixtures install easily. This ceiling light uses 1 screw based filament style light bulbs up to 60-Watts; light bulbs are not included.
           

          Can you use an LED bulb in this and if yes, what is the max LED wattage?

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          PJC
          December 7, 2018
          Can you use an LED bulb in this and if yes, what is the max LED wattage?
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          Jim
          Stuart, FL
          January 2, 2019
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          Yes. The fixture is rated at 60 watts. That's real wattage NOT equivalence...so you can use even a 150 watt-equivalent (15 to 20 real watts) LED without getting anywhere close to the maximum wattage of this fixture.
           
          The fluid lines and elegantly-arched gooseneck design of the Ladylux3 Pro Dual Spray Pull-Down faucet is perfectly sized for use as a secondary sink. The faucet measures 14 9/16 in. tall and features a swivel spout, with a reach extending 7-5/16 in. The spout incorporates a pull-down spray head with locking push-button control that easily transitions between regular flow and spray functions. GROHE SpeedClean technology provides for easy maintenance by protecting the spray nozzle against limescale buildup. Equipped with GROHE SilkMove for a lifetime of smooth operation technology for effortless precision, the arched side handle controls the water temperature and volume, with forward-rotating activation to eliminate issues with backsplash clearance. Ladylux3 Pro Dual Spray Pull-Down faucet has a 1.75 GPM flow rate and is made of durable, solid brass. Size: 12.5 In.. Color: Stainless Steel.
           

          How big a hole is needed in granite counter for this pull down grohe?

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          Harry
          September 4, 2017
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          Jim
          Stuart, FL
          December 21, 2018
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          1 1/4".
           
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