decman
  • Review count
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    4.6
    4.6 out of 5
  • First Review:
    October 29, 2011
  • Last Review:
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      • Review count
        229
      • Helpfulness votes
        221
      • Average rating
        4.6
        4.6 out of 5
      • First Review:
        October 29, 2011
      • Last Review:
        July 8, 2019
       
      • Question count
        3
         
        • Answer count
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          decman's Reviews
           
          The Milwaukee 16 in. x 24 in. Aluminum Framing Square is stronger than steel and is the most versatile framing square. It has a 50% thicker frame providing users with more durability than competitive steel squares. Scribe notches from 1 in. to 13 in. enable users to easily and accurately rip lumber. High visibility markings provide users with easy-to-read measurements on the carpenter square. Angle finding markings allow users to easily set common pipe angles.
           
          from jasper, TN
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          This is a very solid and well made square. I’ve used a number of squares over the years with the ...
          PostedJuly 8, 2019
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          This is a very solid and well made square. I’ve used a number of squares over the years with the first ones being from 40 years ago when they were made of steel. That may sound good and indeed they were made to last. But they had some drawbacks other than just the weight. For one they tended to get dark with time and only a few minutes sitting on a concrete slab in the southern summer sun and you would swear you had framing square marks branded into your hand each time you picked those things up. These have the same sturdiness but I don’t see them soaking up the heat like those of old. Also the markings are easier to read. Those old steel ones tended to get harder to read with age. I like Read More
          This is a very solid and well made square. I’ve used a number of squares over the years with the first ones being from 40 years ago when they were made of steel. That may sound good and indeed they were made to last. But they had some drawbacks other than just the weight. For one they tended to get dark with time and only a few minutes sitting on a concrete slab in the southern summer sun and you would swear you had framing square marks branded into your hand each time you picked those things up. These have the same sturdiness but I don’t see them soaking up the heat like those of old. Also the markings are easier to read. Those old steel ones tended to get harder to read with age. I like the red background and white lettering. It is just easy to read for me and my eyes are not what they once were so every bit helps. This has the solid build of yesteryear without the drawbacks of steel. This is not a thin piece of aluminum (see pic) and I see it holding its shape/square well over time. This is a quality square just as you would expect from Milwaukee. If you do a lot of layouts for walls, joists or whatever this is just the thing for the job. Read Less
          Pros: Accurate, Good Size & Weight, Light Weight, easy to read
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          Milwaukee Hole Dozer with Carbide Teeth hole saws provide 50X Life in Extreme Multi-Material cutting applications when compared to bi-metal hole saws. Built utilizing a tough carbide grade combined with a durable 4 TPI design, yielding the best tooth durability and longest life in Stainless Steel, Abrasive Materials and Fastener Embedded Wood. Cutting depth is 1.62 in., allowing clearance to handle cuts in all materials. with a Thermoset Coating to reduce friction and drag during cutting, users benefit from faster cutting and increased cordless efficiency. Slug removal is made easy with the Plug Jack T-Slot's. Plug Jack enhanced user productivity by providing best access and leverage to remove material slugs. Hole Dozer with Carbide Teeth are made in USA.
           
          from jasper, TN
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          I already had some of the larger size hole dozer saws so the quality of these is no surprise to m...
          PostedJuly 8, 2019
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          I already had some of the larger size hole dozer saws so the quality of these is no surprise to me. I knew they are top quality saws built heavy to hold up to the job. This is a nice selection of sizes with the sizes of mandrels as well as extra bits for each. I needed some to cut some holes in cement board and these are just the ticket for that job. The case is well made and built with padding positioned in a way to help keep things in place when the closes case is being moved about. That is a nice touch. What good is a case when you open it and everything is all over the place. Not happening here. You can’t go wrong with these Milwaukee saws if you need something that will stand up to the Read More
          I already had some of the larger size hole dozer saws so the quality of these is no surprise to me. I knew they are top quality saws built heavy to hold up to the job. This is a nice selection of sizes with the sizes of mandrels as well as extra bits for each. I needed some to cut some holes in cement board and these are just the ticket for that job. The case is well made and built with padding positioned in a way to help keep things in place when the closes case is being moved about. That is a nice touch. What good is a case when you open it and everything is all over the place. Not happening here. You can’t go wrong with these Milwaukee saws if you need something that will stand up to the job. I’ve had good luck with these over time. It worked out great for me that the sizes on this meshed perfectly with the ones I already had. I know that is luck that I already had just the bigger ones but I’ll take it. But you don’t need luck to for these to last. Read Less
          Pros: Durable, Good Size & Weight, Long-Lasting, nicely built case
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          The Stanley Essential Metal Sawhorse has a sturdy, stable structure that can hold up to 750 lbs. (when using a pair). Its upper metal bar enables direct clamping for a wide range of jobs. Anti-slip rubber pads create friction on the surface while cutting. Folding legs enable quick setup and breakdown. Side latches hold 2 single units together for easy carrying and compact storage.
           
          from jasper, TN
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
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          Received free product:Yes
          These are nice light weight sawhorses that are very handy for something you want to be able to gr...
          PostedJuly 7, 2019
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          These are nice light weight sawhorses that are very handy for something you want to be able to grab quickly without dealing with something heavy. I have some much heavier steel sawhorses and I have been looking around for something for a while that is still sturdy but not so heavy because those heavy ones are just more than I wish to deal with sometimes. These are certainly not as sturdy as the heavy steel ones but 2 of these snapped together weighs less than one of the others. And these are heavy enough for many of the jobs I need horses for. They are a far cry better than any plastic ones you will find. One thing I really like is that the latching mechanism is very easy to operate making Read More
          These are nice light weight sawhorses that are very handy for something you want to be able to grab quickly without dealing with something heavy. I have some much heavier steel sawhorses and I have been looking around for something for a while that is still sturdy but not so heavy because those heavy ones are just more than I wish to deal with sometimes. These are certainly not as sturdy as the heavy steel ones but 2 of these snapped together weighs less than one of the others. And these are heavy enough for many of the jobs I need horses for. They are a far cry better than any plastic ones you will find. One thing I really like is that the latching mechanism is very easy to operate making these super easy to deal with. These are perfect for weekend use around the home. The height may not be adjustable but it is just right for me so I have no complaints there. Read Less
          Pros: Good Size & Weight, Nice Design, Sturdy
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          The Frontier Service Tray is perfect for the technician who's working in a variety of hard to reach situations. It can be raised or lowered and due to the offset can move in close when needed. The large work tray has a 25 lbs. weight capacity and extend up to 49 in.
           
          from jasper, TN
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
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          Received free product:Yes
          This is a little back saver of a cart. I like that it is light enough that it is easy to move ac...
          PostedJuly 7, 2019
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          This is a little back saver of a cart. I like that it is light enough that it is easy to move across the 6 inch drop out of the threshold of my shop to the concrete outside. I’ve used this for a few jobs already where I was doing some assembly and wiring and both times the savings in bending to the ground had I had my parts and tools there instead of elevated greatly reduced the wear and tear on my old body. The height is adjustable but to be honest I think once you get set to what works for you that is where you will leave it. At least that is how it worked out for me. It’s a little odd that the supports under it are offset but I guess that is to get into tight places. It has not posed any Read More
          This is a little back saver of a cart. I like that it is light enough that it is easy to move across the 6 inch drop out of the threshold of my shop to the concrete outside. I’ve used this for a few jobs already where I was doing some assembly and wiring and both times the savings in bending to the ground had I had my parts and tools there instead of elevated greatly reduced the wear and tear on my old body. The height is adjustable but to be honest I think once you get set to what works for you that is where you will leave it. At least that is how it worked out for me. It’s a little odd that the supports under it are offset but I guess that is to get into tight places. It has not posed any problem for me. A brake would be nice but when I had it on an incline I just sat a 2x6 on the ground and that held it in place. Without that it rolls down hill since the wheels turn pretty easily. Read Less
          Pros: Easy to Move, Sturdy, Light Weight
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          Create your own custom look in 3 easy steps with these beautiful shower doors. Choose your glass, choose your track assembly kit and select your choice of matching handle. The Delta Everly Collection offers a transitional design with the perfect combination of both contemporary and classic qualities. The square base has an elegant, traditional feel while the twist feature adds a modern touch. The two Everly handles features a convenient place to store your towels or washcloths, outside and inside, your shower. Paired with the contemporary top track, the defined edges and an elegant twist of the Everly handle provides an uncomplicated, sleek and modern feel that’s bold and geometric for a clean and simple design.
           
          from jasper, TN
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
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          This is a good heavy well made door. We like the bronze tone and it will go well with the bronze...
          PostedJuly 7, 2019
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          This is a good heavy well made door. We like the bronze tone and it will go well with the bronze fixtures we plan to use. This door is part of a complete bathroom remodel which I hope to begin very soon. The frosted glass is just what we wanted in this bathroom. We used a similar door with clear glass in another bathroom we remodeled a few years ago and wanted something different for this one. I just feel it is easier to care for a door than to be forever swapping out shower curtains. The design should make this easy to install and hang. I did the last one myself and expect I’ll likely do this one as well although a contractor will be doing most of the rest of the remodel. I really look Read More
          This is a good heavy well made door. We like the bronze tone and it will go well with the bronze fixtures we plan to use. This door is part of a complete bathroom remodel which I hope to begin very soon. The frosted glass is just what we wanted in this bathroom. We used a similar door with clear glass in another bathroom we remodeled a few years ago and wanted something different for this one. I just feel it is easier to care for a door than to be forever swapping out shower curtains. The design should make this easy to install and hang. I did the last one myself and expect I’ll likely do this one as well although a contractor will be doing most of the rest of the remodel. I really look forward to seeing it installed. We are pairing it with a white tub so there will be a color contrast that should work well. Read Less
          Pros: Looks Great, Nice Design, Sturdy, nice clean design
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          ANYWARE by Little Griddle is outdoor-indoor ceramic non-stick cookware, designed for use on stove-top, grill, oven and campfire. ANYWARE is made from durable and lightweight food-grade cast aluminum with an advanced ceramic coating and a high-temperature, PTFE-free nonstick surface. It heats quickly and evenly, and it is suitable for almost all indoor and outdoor cooking surfaces, including gas and electric stovetop, home oven, backyard grill and campfire. ANYWARE is free from PTFE and PFOA and features a tough, beautiful ceramic surface for high-temperature cooking up to 525°F (270°C). The classically styled ANYWARE 12 in. skillet is a revelation: it browns ingredients beautifully, releases food easily, and cleans up quickly. It features best-in-class materials and it is amazing to cook with. You will love using this skillet to prepare any foods that can be cooked on a conventional stovetop or on a BBQ grill or campfire, such as burgers, steaks, pancakes, fish, eggs, and any foods that require cooking liquids or pan sauces. This skillet is backed by Little Griddle's limited lifetime warranty.
           

          Does it come in other sizes ? I've been using the 12 inch one for about 6 months now and am very...

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          January 6, 2018
          Does it come in other sizes ? I've been using the 12 inch one for about 6 months now and am very happy with the way it cooks and how well it is holding up to practically daily use. I would not mind buying a couple smaller ones as well like say a 10 inch and an 8 inch.
           
          The Storehouse mailbox can easily be called a powerhouse when it comes to storing large volumes of mail. This extra-large mailbox was designed to fit the newest USPS Standard 7C regulation, and is generously sized to meet the increase of large parcel deliveries. Large boxes will no longer be left conspicuously at your door for potential damage or vandalism. The Storehouse has a wide mail delivery opening measuring 7.24 in. tall x 13.44 in. wide to easily accept multiple parcel box deliveries along with daily mail. In addition to its impressive storage capacity, this mailbox is constructed from heavy-duty gauge galvanized steel and protected with a powder-coat finish for lasting durability against rust, and impacts. The Storehouse also comes fully assembled with pre-drilled bottom mounting holes. Mounting hardware is sold separately.
           

          I don't really have much of a question just an amusing observation to pass along and since you ca...

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          June 1, 2017
          I don't really have much of a question just an amusing observation to pass along and since you can't modify reviews here it is.
          I put this up a week ago and it is indeed really nice - large, solid, well finished and easy to open and close. Piece of cake to mount.
          Today I had a post-it note left in the box with the days mail from the mail carrier lady. It said she loves this box !
          It was kind of funny to see and I'm glad she likes it too. Obviously she appreciates a smooth opening and closing box.
          I guess if you have to open and close them all day that would not go unnoticed. some certainly require more effort.

          To make this a question and thus kosher to put here I ask the populace...
          Has anyone else had a compliment from the mail carrier ?
          I'm just curious.
           
          Milwaukee, nothing but heavy-duty. This high-efficiency HEPA filter is excellent for fine dust suction and does not need to be changed between wet and dry applications. For use with Milwaukee vacuums (0780-20) and (0880-20).
           

          Will this fit the M18 compact vaccum part number 0882-20 ? (I realize it is not listed in the sp...

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          December 15, 2016
          Will this fit the M18 compact vaccum part number 0882-20 ? (I realize it is not listed in the specs here as one it will fit but that does not mean the specs are complete)
          I'm trying to locate filters for that one and cannot find them anywhere - here nor on milwaukees site.
           
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          The Avara Collection by Designers Fountain comes in Oil Rubbed Bronze with fabric shade. This Transitional Inverted Pendant will complement the decor in any room of your home. Made with solid steel construction to look great and last for years to come.
           

          Is this light dimmable?

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          Crystal
          February 21, 2018
          Is this light dimmable?
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          decman
          jasper, TN
          June 6, 2019
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          Depends on what bulbs you use. If you use incandescent or dimmable LED bulbs then yes. I just used non-dimmable 100W equivalent LED bulbs because they were about 1/3 the price of dimmable LED bulbs. If you want dimmable make sure they say they are on the box. It will be easy to tell from the price. They cost a good deal more.
           
          The Avara Collection by Designers Fountain comes in Oil Rubbed Bronze with fabric shade. This Transitional Inverted Pendant will complement the decor in any room of your home. Made with solid steel construction to look great and last for years to come.
           

          Can this be used on a sloped ceiling?

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          OhS1969
          October 1, 2018
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          decman
          jasper, TN
          June 6, 2019
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          Yes. There is a swivel on the base of the rod at the mounting plate. It just swivels on one axis so you woudl have to line it up with the slope correctly but that is clearly what it is made for.
           
          The Avara Collection by Designers Fountain comes in Oil Rubbed Bronze with fabric shade. This Transitional Inverted Pendant will complement the decor in any room of your home. Made with solid steel construction to look great and last for years to come.
           

          Are the 3 lights exposed from below or are they covered by the white shade?

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          MM
          April 30, 2017
          Are the 3 lights exposed from below or are they covered by the white shade?
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          decman
          jasper, TN
          June 6, 2019
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          They are covered. The frosting of the glass diffuses the light very well without darkening it like the amber shade light I had before this.
           
          The Avara Collection by Designers Fountain comes in Oil Rubbed Bronze with fabric shade. This Transitional Inverted Pendant will complement the decor in any room of your home. Made with solid steel construction to look great and last for years to come.
           

          What is the minimum height this can be?

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          jaz
          February 14, 2017
          What is the minimum height this can be?
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          decman
          jasper, TN
          June 6, 2019
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          A tad ubnder 15 inches by using only one of the rods. This is how I mounted it to an 8 ft ceiling and it is plenty high under it.
           
          The Avara Collection by Designers Fountain comes in Oil Rubbed Bronze with fabric shade. This Transitional Inverted Pendant will complement the decor in any room of your home. Made with solid steel construction to look great and last for years to come.
           

          The color indicates bronze, but it looks black? Please verify

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          Ty
          November 1, 2017
          The color indicates bronze, but it looks black? Please verify
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          decman
          jasper, TN
          June 6, 2019
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          It is indeed a very dark bronze. It looks almost black in person.
           
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