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Last Updated on 7 months by Christopher G Mendla
I have a well worn Sears LT 1000 lawn tractor that I use for grass cutting, hauling firewood, mulching leaves and snow plowing on 2 1/2 acres. Quite often, we get snow before I’m ready to remove the cutting deck. That means that I have to install the plow. The problem is that when the plow is raised, the ground clearance of the plow is about 1/2 inch. That leads to the plow bottoming out on the lawn and leaving huge ugly divots.
Last Updated on 8 months by Christopher G Mendla
This is an easy, inexpensive hack to get some extra humidity into a room. It’s not elegant but it works well as a humidifier.
Last Updated on 9 months by Christopher G Mendla
I was cutting and stacking some large pieces of White Oak that Asplundh had trimmed for Peco. They left the logs neatly stacked by the street.
They seemed heavy. I found a free online calculator that gives you an idea of what any given log weighs.
I’ve had Explorers and Mountaineers. One annoying problem is that the key ring part of the key fob breaks. Here is a solution
I have forced air central heat. My office is in a breezeway and doesn’t get quite enough heat. A simple solution is a booster fan for your register.
The lights on my Craftsman LT 1000 leave a lot to be desired. There are times when I could use some better light such as when plowing or trying to mulch leaves after dark. I found a simple solution.
I purchased a T-Bone steak (yellow tag sale) for my son and I for lunch. He went out to grill it and said the grill wasn’t working. The Read more
After Hurricane Sandy, the wall heater in my Mom’s summer home was trashed. I decided to simply add a 30,000 BTU ventless wall heater. However, I almost chose poorly between infrared and blue flame.
What can go wrong with using a 40 year old glue gun? The answer is shocking.. Literally.
A contractor left behind something that could have proved deadly.