decman
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    October 29, 2011
  • Last Review:
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      • Review count
        265
      • Helpfulness votes
        252
      • Average rating
        4.7
        4.7 out of 5
      • First Review:
        October 29, 2011
      • Last Review:
        December 9, 2019
       
      • Question count
        3
         
        • Answer count
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          decman's Reviews
           
          The MILWAUKEE M12 extra-large Heated AXIS Layering System with GRIDIRON Work Shell s are designed to protect users from the coldest weather conditions on the job site. Powered by M12 REDLITHIUM Battery Technology, the AXIS heated work jackets use carbon fiber heating elements to create and distribute heat to the chest, back and shoulders. A one-touch LED controller heats up the battery heated jacket to three heat settings, creating a comfortable heat for any environment or weather. The heated jacket has a new Quick-Heat function that allows users to feel heat three times faster than our previous jackets and market competitors. Like all of Milwaukee's other products, these jackets are built strong to last long with new AXIS Ripstop Polyester providing a lightweight, compressible design that can be used as an inner layer or mid-layer jacket and protects users from wind and water to survive the elements. Paired with M12 Heat On Demand, the optimal insulation in both jackets provides users with ultimate warmth. GRIDIRON Ripstop Polyester delivers durability without sacrificing mobility so users can survive the job site. The heated coats are available in black. These s come with the M12 battery heated jacket and GRIDIRON work shell, one M12 REDLITHIUM CP2.0 battery and an M12 compact charger and power source. Gender: male. Age Group: adult.
           
          from jasper, TN
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          This might be the nicest Milwaukee thing I have out of a large collection of Milwaukee products. ...
          PostedOctober 7, 2019
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          This might be the nicest Milwaukee thing I have out of a large collection of Milwaukee products. I’m ready to meat winter head on now. Unfortunately the record highs here in the southeast just dropped off yesterday (yes, 95+ in October or Julytober if you will) so now we are just starting to get into that nice cool that feels more like football season. And that is where this comes in. Sitting in the cold is a lot worse than working in the cold. When you are exerting yourself you can get by with less. So this is wonderful for sitting in the cold windy stands during the late season cold weather playoff games. The lined approach is nice since you can just swap shells if you are still in the Read More
          This might be the nicest Milwaukee thing I have out of a large collection of Milwaukee products. I’m ready to meat winter head on now. Unfortunately the record highs here in the southeast just dropped off yesterday (yes, 95+ in October or Julytober if you will) so now we are just starting to get into that nice cool that feels more like football season. And that is where this comes in. Sitting in the cold is a lot worse than working in the cold. When you are exerting yourself you can get by with less. So this is wonderful for sitting in the cold windy stands during the late season cold weather playoff games. The lined approach is nice since you can just swap shells if you are still in the rainy season. I picked up an extra M12 battery and I already had a number of the big chargers so I don’t need the small charger it came with but that is a convenient way to charge it if you don’t have a big rapid charger. I’ve been impressed with the Milwaukee battery technology and am looking forward to the cold so I can really see how this thing performs. I figure 2 batteries will get through a long game and including some overtime if needed. I’ve already been using the M12 battery in a spotlight I bought and I’ve been going on the same charge for weeks of intermittent use. So I have good expectations on battery life. Even without the heating this thing is super warm. The way the battery stores in the inner shell is nice and in a good spot. The controls are simple and can be operated with gloves on. So, yep I’m warming up nicely to this one. Can’t beat it with a cold stick. The hood is well made and does not fall in your face like some. It's very comfortable all around. And the material and zippers are all nice and heavy. No junky little zippers that cannot stand up to use here. Butt the whole thing is not so heacy as to weight you down. It's a very well thought out design. If it was in camo I would say it is perfect for sitting in a tree stand but I'm not sure you shuld be this comfortable when hunting. You'd have a tendency to just doze off. (well I would) Read Less
          Pros: Durable, High Quality, super warm, nice layered design, good battery life
          Cons: a little pricey but made super well
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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 jasper, TN
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
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          These are exactly the kind of industrial quality screwdrivers you would expect from Klein. They ...
          PostedOctober 7, 2019
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          These are exactly the kind of industrial quality screwdrivers you would expect from Klein. They may be the best ones you can buy. I would say they are certainly the best ones you can buy for the money. The grips are the best I’ve seen. And the tooling and metal are top quality and built to last. I have always loved these rubber grips and combined with a very solid build and you have the right combination of features. There’s no hesitation now when I’m reaching into my screwdriver drawer and I want the best driver I have. It will be these without a doubt. I have some other pretty good ones but these Kleins have a good design and they have been wise enough not to try changing it. When you get Read More
          These are exactly the kind of industrial quality screwdrivers you would expect from Klein. They may be the best ones you can buy. I would say they are certainly the best ones you can buy for the money. The grips are the best I’ve seen. And the tooling and metal are top quality and built to last. I have always loved these rubber grips and combined with a very solid build and you have the right combination of features. There’s no hesitation now when I’m reaching into my screwdriver drawer and I want the best driver I have. It will be these without a doubt. I have some other pretty good ones but these Kleins have a good design and they have been wise enough not to try changing it. When you get something right stick to it. It is good to see that done here. They have been making them a while like this and don’t need to mess with a thing. I already had the extra long one shown in my pictures so these round out a nice set giving you phillips and flathead in a variety of sizes including the stubbies which are very handy in tight spots. You just can’t beat these. It’s a nicely rounded set. Read Less
          Pros: Durable, Strong, Sturdy, very comfortable grips
          Cons: none
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          The Great Northern Popcorn Company has created a masterpiece with their Commercial 18-Hot Dog 7-Roller Grilling Machine with Cover (1400-Watts). Get ready to make plump, juicy, hot dogs without the fizzle factor . Now you can make mouth-watering rotisserie style ballpark hot dogs in your home or business. You will be able to grill your own ball park franks, Dodger Dogs, Philly Franks, or any other of your favorite stadium dogs. For you Green Bay Packer fans, these do wonders on Milwaukee s finest sausages. Color: Stainless Steel.
           
          from jasper, TN
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          Gender:Male
          Home Improvement Profile:DIYer
          Received free product:Yes
          This is a great machine if you need to crank out enough dogs for a group or crowd without taking ...
          PostedOctober 7, 2019
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          This is a great machine if you need to crank out enough dogs for a group or crowd without taking all day. I have an older dogger I’ve had for 20 years that only does 6 dogs at a time and only has 2 temp settings. It takes about 20 minutes to cook dogs well done. It still works fine but you can’t do dogs fast enough for more than 2 or 3 people. It’s just too slow. This one will do the 18 before my old one gets warmed up good. On a setting of only 3 it was way faster than my old one was on high. It really cranks them out. I’m a hot dog cooking fiend now. I like the ability to set the front and back to different settings so you can cook fast then just keep warm. It does take up some real estate Read More
          This is a great machine if you need to crank out enough dogs for a group or crowd without taking all day. I have an older dogger I’ve had for 20 years that only does 6 dogs at a time and only has 2 temp settings. It takes about 20 minutes to cook dogs well done. It still works fine but you can’t do dogs fast enough for more than 2 or 3 people. It’s just too slow. This one will do the 18 before my old one gets warmed up good. On a setting of only 3 it was way faster than my old one was on high. It really cranks them out. I’m a hot dog cooking fiend now. I like the ability to set the front and back to different settings so you can cook fast then just keep warm. It does take up some real estate but fortunately I have a good place to store it when not in use. This will be just the thing for all kinds of gatherings like church gatherings, reunions and family dinners (I have a large family), or just whatever. Obviously it is at home in a commercial environment though I think if you were using it commercially you’d probably want the one with the bun warmer as well (or you could use a separate bun warmer.) I tried using it without the glass cover installed (yes it is glass not plastic) but without the cover there is a little popping of grease onto the counter behind it. So I’d recommend either using the cover or covering the area with something to catch the small bit of spatter from the dogs. The cover is easy to assemble but it is not something that just snaps on and off. It is screwed on. Although removing it is pretty simple and easy. Read Less
          Pros: Easy to Clean, Lots of Features, cooks many dogs fast, simple assembly
          Cons: takes up a lot of space (as expected)
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          Bring the spirit and style of the holiday season to your table with the Holiday Wishes dinnerware collection from 222 Fifth. Decorated with a bright red cardinal, classic holiday poinsettias, sprigs of holly, and snatches of traditional Christmas carols on a creamy ivory porcelain backdrop, these plates express all the merriment and nostalgic joy of midwinter celebrations. The gold floral detailing and scalloped edges of the pieces bring a tasteful elegance to their charming ornamentation. The Holiday Wishes dinnerware set conveys the warmth of timeless holiday sentiments with a style both classic and modern, and it is sure to make your holiday celebrations merry and bright. This 16-piece set includes four square dinner plates, four square salad plates, four bowls, and four mugs. Color: Red/White/Green.
           
          from jasper, TN
          Age Range:55 to 64
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          This is a very nice set. I thought it interesting that one reviewer knocked off for them being h...
          PostedOctober 7, 2019
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          This is a very nice set. I thought it interesting that one reviewer knocked off for them being heavy. I noticed how heavy they were also before I even opened the box and mentioned to my wife how heavy they were. But I saw that as a plus. In this day and age where it seems like everything is made increasingly lighter and thinner I’m always happy when on rare occasions I run across something that is still made sturdy. So that they are heavy is a plus to me. I guess it depends on your perspective. The finish on these is great and the colors bright and well executed. The artwork is very well done and not something that looks garish or amateurish. I can’t find a single negative about them unless Read More
          This is a very nice set. I thought it interesting that one reviewer knocked off for them being heavy. I noticed how heavy they were also before I even opened the box and mentioned to my wife how heavy they were. But I saw that as a plus. In this day and age where it seems like everything is made increasingly lighter and thinner I’m always happy when on rare occasions I run across something that is still made sturdy. So that they are heavy is a plus to me. I guess it depends on your perspective. The finish on these is great and the colors bright and well executed. The artwork is very well done and not something that looks garish or amateurish. I can’t find a single negative about them unless it is that they are on the pricey side. But anything of quality costs more these days (when you can even find good quality in an item which you cannot always do). And these are definitely great quality dishes. I don’t think the price is out of order for the quality. We both really like them and have left them out for a bit and have got several compliments on them already. We may just leave them out since we are about to start decorating for Christmas this weekend (yes, the weekend of October 12th). We start early on Christmas and skip decorating for Halloween and Thanksgiving. So these fit well with our scheme. We love Christmas. They were packed very well and everything was perfectly intact so I found zero defects of any kind. Read Less
          Pros: High Quality, Looks Great, Nice Design, Sturdy, Stylish, well done artwork
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          Give your wall or bathroom the finishing touch with this framed, wall mounted mirror. An Amanti Art mirror holds it value with premium finishing that you can appreciate up close. This decorative mirror features a contemporary 3 in. wide burnished bronze frame with a lifted outer ridge and a wide face that scoops down to meet an inner dark golden beaded edge. Amanti Art is headquartered in Madison, WI and provides high quality, handmade framed art, mirrors and organization boards for your home improvement projects. Our home decor products are made using traditional custom framing techniques that give you the kind of quality you'd expect from your local frame shop. Because of our focus on workmanship, our products are used by architects, developers, interior designers and home owners alike to create beautiful functional living spaces. This Amanti Art framed mirror is a home decor item you can be proud to use anywhere in your home. We know that each decoration you choose for your home, be it for your living room, foyer, kitchen, bedroom, bathroom or other space, is a reflection of your style and taste. This mirror is one of many colors and sizes that Amanti Art offers. If it's not a perfect fit, please check out our other mirrors to find exactly what you want. Choose from casual, traditional, modern, contemporary, country rustic or shabby chic styles. We hope you're pleased with your Amanti Art purchase.
           
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          This mirror was kind of a last minute purchase but worked out perfect. We just had a bathroom re...
          PostedSeptember 10, 2019
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          This mirror was kind of a last minute purchase but worked out perfect. We just had a bathroom remodel done and already had a vanity mirror on hand that matched well but it turned out to be just a little too large once everything else was up and we went to mount it on hte last day of trhe remodel. So I did some quick shopping on HD and had this one in hand within a few days. The size is perfect and it matches our fixtures and tile perfectly. The build quality was very good. It is heavy but I already had a mount driven into a stud through a hole drilled in the tile. It comes with some well done steel cable hangers (for either orientation) already in place. But due to the fact that I already Read More
          This mirror was kind of a last minute purchase but worked out perfect. We just had a bathroom remodel done and already had a vanity mirror on hand that matched well but it turned out to be just a little too large once everything else was up and we went to mount it on hte last day of trhe remodel. So I did some quick shopping on HD and had this one in hand within a few days. The size is perfect and it matches our fixtures and tile perfectly. The build quality was very good. It is heavy but I already had a mount driven into a stud through a hole drilled in the tile. It comes with some well done steel cable hangers (for either orientation) already in place. But due to the fact that I already had a screw positioned in my tile I had to cut that off and redo it. But that was a 5 minute job since I already had some stainless 1/16 cable, a swaging tool and some hardware on hand. I had it hung in no time. If I had not already had my mount positioned I would have just used the hangers that came on it. They were the same hevay stuff I used (1/16th stranded stainless steel cable). I like that this is made for use in a vanity. We put a much lighter mirror up for the few days while we waited on it and it looked good but this looks as good or better and I'm not afraid of the mounts coming loose on it like I was the cheap hobby store mirror. This thing is solidly built. It has just a tinge of gold accents and that makes it blend well with our bronze fixtures which have the same thing. You can't really see that detail in my pictures but it matched great. I'd buy this again in a hearbeat. Read Less
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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. Color: Black.
           

          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). Color: Red.
           

          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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          Is this unit noisy. Or is it quiet that I can still hear my TV

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          December 2, 2019
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          December 9, 2019
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          I find it pretty quiet compared to otehr portable heaters I have used. (I have quite a few and have had quite a few)
           
          This beautiful post mount lantern from Home Decorators Collection is sure to brighten the look of any home. Whether on a deck post or right outside your door, the bronze finish with gold highlights will illuminate as well as decorate. The clear hammered glass augments the light from the 100-Watt bulb (not included). Die-cast aluminum construction ensures long-lasting beauty and durability.
           

          Can I connect to my low-voltage landscape lighting network by using a 12v bulb? That way it will...

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          Jeff
          April 15, 2019
          Can I connect to my low-voltage landscape lighting network by using a 12v bulb? That way it will go on and off with the rest of my landscape lights?
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          jasper, TN
          October 29, 2019
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          I did and it is working fine. Just need the transfomer and wire capacity to cover your wattage.
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          The Plymouth family features a hybrid design that incorporates style elements from both contemporary and traditional compositions. Elegantly complemented with antique gold patterned bell shades, the Plymouth table lamps will add classy flair and refinement to your home. The Plymouth is finished in a rich oil rubbed bronze that appears smooth and glossy under the illuminated shade. The eye-catching sculpted silhouettes are only interrupted by the alluring charm of a genuine polished marble sphere. The perfect transitional accent, the Plymouth will be the perfect finishing touch in your classic-contemporary home.
           

          Where is the switch located at and what material is the shade made with?

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          Tex
          November 29, 2016
          Where is the switch located at and what material is the shade made with?
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          jasper, TN
          October 7, 2019
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          the switch is a rotary type switch on the bulb socket. It is made to take a 3-way bulb but works with a 2 way.
           
          The Plymouth family features a hybrid design that incorporates style elements from both contemporary and traditional compositions. Elegantly complemented with antique gold patterned bell shades, the Plymouth table lamps will add classy flair and refinement to your home. The Plymouth is finished in a rich oil rubbed bronze that appears smooth and glossy under the illuminated shade. The eye-catching sculpted silhouettes are only interrupted by the alluring charm of a genuine polished marble sphere. The perfect transitional accent, the Plymouth will be the perfect finishing touch in your classic-contemporary home.
           

          is the lamp a hard back. shade or a soft back shade as. in all.

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          March 26, 2019
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          jasper, TN
          October 7, 2019
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          it is a soft fabric on the outside and on the inside. The inner fabric is white.
           

          Can this be use on a shower wall as accent?

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          Teresa
          June 1, 2019
          September 8, 2019
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          that is how we used it. It runs around the entire room including the shower at the top of the wall.
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