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Using a Cordless strimmer in Garden

Picking the Best Cordless Grass Strimmer

I have a large law are and like any keen gardener I like to keep it looking its best. However the annoying thing is it can become labor intensive so I am always looking at ways to speed things up. So I have recently invested in a cordless strimmer to aid my efforts. And it had helped somewhat to speed my gardening up a bit.

After reading various articles and cordless strimmer reviews I made my mind up that getting one would be crucial for creating those neat edges on a lawn. I would say it will become one of the most useful tools in a my repertoire.

Going on a trek with my new Internal Frame Backpack

Did I find the Best Internal Frame Backpack of My Dreams or Not?

My wife and I have recently decided to take up hiking after going on a trip to a national park, cannot believe we had never done it before. However we were short of a few things to make the trip more bearable. Most importantly we had no backpacks to take the stiff we we need on the trek. Since my brother was a keen trekker, I asked him for some advice and his answer was look wisely and go for the best internal frame backpack you can afford. I said “internal frame” what? A complete foreign language to me so as I do I went onto the internet to do some research.

After reading what felt like hundreds of blogs, watching countless videos and reading plenty of internal frame backpack reviews I still had no idea. So it could take me a bit longer before I go on my next trek. Here is a video I found on the popular Scout 3400 backpack.

Best Electric Pencil Sharpener for an Amateur Artist

Why I need an Electric Pencil Sharpener

I don’t know if I have mentioned this before but I am an amateur artist, which means I have had no formal training but enjoy the process and time spent behind a canvass. One of the less enjoyable tasks with drawing when using pencils is constantly having to sharpen the pencils to keep the artistry on track.

So I have been doing some research, reading various forums and have decided on getting an electric sharpener. Since it will save me time and make the drawing process more enjoyable. After reading various electric pencil sharpener reviews I have settled on a cheap and cheerful model since I won’t be using it day in day out. Checkout this video on the Stanley Bostitch® QuietSharp™ Glow Classroom Electric Pencil Sharpener – was a bit too expensive for my pocket.


Picking an Electric Cool Box for a Summers Picnic

Best Electric Cool Box for Picnics

I love getting read for a picnic in the summer, the warm sunshine and cool breeze makes all the prep work worth it. However in recent years my beloved cool box has started to fall apart, so I have been looking into getting a new one. There are various brands on the market including Coleman, and Thermos so I have found it a chore to read through all the electric cool box reviews.

However after a long drawn out process I decided on going after a larger cool box so have stumped up the money for the Coleman 70Qt Xtreme Hard Cooler. A tip that I have picked up over the years include whenever possible for food safety reasons, chilling foods prior to packing them into your cool box.

Best Rotary Tool for altering furniture

Best Rotary Tool for altering furniture

I enjoy altering my own furniture and have found that using the rotary tool kit can help me carve quickly. I have always trusted my artistic side and have used various tools. One of the most popular models that I have used is the Dremel 3000 Rotary tool. Below is a short video on the tool.

Is the Ingersoll Rand 2135TiMAX the Best Air Impact Wrench

Ingersoll Rand 2135TiMAX the Best Air Impact Wrench

Here is a user that backs the 2135TiMAX as being the best impact tool:

“Well let me start off by saying that i work in a dealership as a technician and i use this gun every single day. If you want the best 1/2 gun out on the market, i would definitely buy this one hands down. Compared to the best snap on gun, this thing has got it beat. It only weighs 3.9 LBS which is amazing for a 1/2″ gun, believe me when i say this, especially if you are constantly using your gun, the weight factor plays a huge part.

Sure the snap on 500 dollar 1/2″ gun has a little bit more bolt break away torque, but does this justify doubling the price of the 2135TImax?? the bolt break away torque is through the roof and it will take off anything you will need it to in an automotive shop.. About 5-6 drops of oil in the bottom of the gun where you connect the shop air, and don’t forget to grease your gun every 45 hours with 8-10 pumps of grease. 2 year warranty, and oh yea, did i mention that 5 out of the 7 techs have one of these impact tools. “

Here is another users review:

“After reading multiple reviews and watching youtube videos, I fianlly broke down and purchased this gun so I could replace the clutch on my toyota corolla. After waitig a week for it to arrive, it wouldn’t even budge the 30mm front axel nut….I even tried heat. Ended up putting what I had removed back on the car and drivig it to a auto shop and having them break the nut loose for 20.00 extra dollars. Its good for meduim duty but wished I had picked up something with more muscle.”

Checkout a video on the Ingersoll Rand 2135TiMAX Air Impact Wrench

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Picking the Best Electric Can Opener

Checkout the Best Electric Can Opener

The electric can opener is relatively inexpensive and can make your time in the kitchen much easier. The a loads of models available on the market that feature smooth edge openers so cans are opened with a smooth lid for safety. For more electric can opener reviews visit

Click here for more information on the best electric can openers on the market including the under and over cabinet models.