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Plume Veil Clone Review

I am writing this Plume Veil clone review to help anyone thinking about buying one decide if it’s the right RDA for them! I picked up a Plume Veil clone at a local Brick and Mortar...

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Kobalt Tools Review: Mechanic’s Screwdrivers

This Kobalt Tools Review will focus on the Mechanic’s Screwdrivers. These screwdrivers (shown in the picture) have a blue acetate polymer hard handles, and are quite a bit heavier (and assumably tougher) than your standard screwdriver...

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Kobalt Sockets vs Pittsburgh Sockets

In this review, we will be comparing Kobalt Tools sockets from Lowes to Pittsburgh sockets from Harbor Freight. Both samples were purchased new in 2015.           First Impressions Both sockets...

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Vessel Megadora 980 Impacta Review

Today I am writing this Vessel Megadora 980 Impacta review, after a week of ownership and use. First off, I’d just like to say that having a JIS Screwdriver period is a godsend if you work on...

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19 Tools Every Beginner Mechanic Needs

Being born into a mechanically inclined family, I was raised on tools. I still remember wrenching on my first bicycle, then lawnmowers, and finally my first car. Each step of the way I learned a bit more, and...

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Kobalt Ratchet Review 2015

Today I’m writing a Kobalt Ratchet review based on the ratchets currently (as of 2015) being offered by Lowes. As of the time of writing, Kobalt’s hand tools (ratchets included) are made in Taiwan. I...

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Leatherman Sidekick Review

Tonight I bought a Leatherman Sidekick at Sportsman’s Warehouse in Mesa, AZ. I decided to write up a Leatherman Sidekick Review while I was sitting here playing with it and my first impressions were...

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Motorcycle Battery Maintenance

A lot of bikers don’t spend much time thinking about Motorcycle Battery Maintenance, but they should! Motorcycle battery failures are the #2 reason motorcycles leave their owners stranded, right behind Tires in the #1 spot....

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How to find a FREE Motorcycle Service Manual

If you’re considering working on your own motorcycle, and you should, it’s a rewarding experience, and with labor rates nearing $100/hr it’s also a great way to save money – you’ll need a Motorcycle Service Manual...