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Wet/Dry Shop Vacs: Horsepower and Capacity, Plastic or Stainless Steel

Wet/Dry Shop Vacs: Horsepower and Capacity, Plastic or Stainless Steel

By Brittany Rowland Plastic or Stainless Steel? You may wonder, as you’re shopping for a Shop Vac, whether plastic or stainless steel is better for the tank. Lots of people prefer stainless steel because it’s easier to clean. Plastic sometimes creates static electricity, which makes debris stick to it more stubbornly. On the other hand, […]

9 Pressure Washer Safety Tips

9 Pressure Washer Safety Tips

By Brittany Rowland A pressure washer makes the task of keeping the exterior of your house clean incredibly easier, but there are risks involved in using a powerful piece of machinery. Make sure you follow the following safety tips to prevent injury to you (and to your pressure washer): 1. Read the owner’s manual. Be […]

Best Countertop Dishwashers

Best Countertop Dishwashers

Top 10 Rated Countertop Dishwashers By Brittany Rowland Countertop dishwashers are by design smaller and more compact, holding at most six place settings. To select the top 10 dishwashers, we considered capacity, water consumption, durability, color options, wash cycles, and cleaning performance. Countertop dishwashers generally don’t have as many special features as full-size built-in dishwashers, […]

How to Use a Lawn Edger

How to Use a Lawn Edger

By Steve Holdgren Lawn edgers are designed for getting a sharp edge along the borders of sidewalks and walkways. They cut vertically (along an edge), unlike lawn trimmers, or string trimmers, which are suited for trimming hard-to-reach areas such as under bushes and around trees. However, many current models combine trimmer and edger functions, allowing […]

Self Propelled Mower Comparison

Self Propelled Mower Comparison: Husqvarna HU800AWD vs Honda GCV190

By Steve Holdgren If you are in the market for a new high-powered self-propelled lawnmower, it may help to compare the features of two popular models, the Honda GCV190 and the Husqvarna HU800AWD. The two lawnmowers are in the same price range—the Honda GCV190 is $699, whereas the Husqvarna HU800AWD is $509.99. Let’s look at […]

Front vs Rear Wheel Drive Mowers

Front vs Rear Wheel Drive Self Propelled Lawn Mower

By Steve Holdgren Self-propelled lawnmowers have two types of drive: front wheel and rear wheel. But what does that mean, and which one is better? Essentially, when a gearbox propels the rear wheels, it’s a rear wheel drive mower. When the gearbox propels the front wheels, it’s a front wheel drive mower. What type of […]

Ravelli APGL4 Digital Camera Tripod

Ravelli APGL4

70-inch Stand Pistol Grip Tripod  9/10 By Brian Jones If you are looking for a tripod designed to take a lot of abuse, this might be the one for you. The construction is completely aluminum. It is going to be strong and lightweight. That is exactly what you need in a tripod. The APGL4 also […]

Husqvarna HU700FH Self Propelled Mower

Best Self-Propelled Mowers

Top 10 Rated Self-Propelled Lawn Mowers By Steve Holdgren People tend to think of mowing the lawn as backbreaking, sweat-inducing work, but self-propelled lawnmowers can make the task a lot more bearable, particularly if you have hilly or uneven terrain to maintain. All you have to do is guide the mower; it does all the […]

Green Apple Carrot Ginger Juice for Two

Green Apple Carrot Ginger Juice for Two

By Brittany Rowland Fresh juice is an excellent way to get your daily servings of fruits and vegetables. Juicer recipes can be as complex or simple as you want and it is really fun to experiment. Sometimes something simple and classic is the way to go. Here we go through the classic apple, carrot, ginger […]

Grill Cleaning Tips

Tips for Cleaning a Grill

By Brittany Rowland After cooking out and enjoying crispy steaks, burgers, or kebabs, usually the last thing you feel like doing is cleaning the grill. However, to continue getting the best tasting food and most efficient grilling, it’s critical to maintain your grill on a regular basis. Neglecting the task just makes it more difficult […]

Kata DR-466 Camera Bag and Backpack

Kata DR-466

Camera Backpack  9.5/10 By Brian Jones This is a great option for those who don’t want a camera bag that they have to carry over the shoulder or by a handle. This is a sleek looking backpack that will have no problem storing all the gear you bring with you on the go. It even […]

Bushnell Golf Rangefinder Comparison

Bushnell Rangefinder Comparison – What are the differences in Models?

By S. Dee Davis Below is a summary of some of the differentiating features of Bushnell’s golf rangefinders on the market: Bushnell White Medalist Rangefinder -This is a good basic option and low in price at only $249. -Has a 9 volt battery -No slope or OLED lit display -4X Magnification -2 Yr. Warranty -Distance […]

Poulan Pro PB22H46YT Riding Lawn Mower

Poulan Pro 46

Riding Lawnmower  9/10 By Jon Bannister The Poulan Pro 46 riding mower provides great maneuverability with an 18-inch turning radius. It isn’t the most feature packed model, but it proves to be a reliable workhorse. Able to cover medium to large lawns and properties in a short time with the 46-inch deck. The controls and […]

Nikon 16mm-85mm Zoom Lens

Nikon 16-85mm DX

DSLR Wide Zoom Lens  9.5/10 By Brian Jones This is a very interesting Nikon lens. It is a much more specialized play on the 18-55mm standard kit lens. The 16mm focal length is going to be a wide angle, but not quite fish eye. That will make a very interesting effect on many of your […]

Golf Rangefinder vs. Golf GPS Watch – Which is better?

Golf Rangefinder vs. Golf GPS Watch – Which is better? What’s the Difference?

By S. Dee Davis First let’s acknowledge that use of these two products are not mutually exclusive, they have different attributes. There is no reason you could not use both a GPS golf watch which will give you accurate measurements to the front, center, and back of greens and use a rangefinder as well to […]

Canon EF-S 15-85mm Zoom Lens

Canon EF-S 15-85mm

f/3.5-5.6 Zoom Lens  9.5/10 By Brian Jones This is going to be the best general-purpose lens out there you can find. The 15-85mm focal length will work for virtually any situation that does not require an insane amount of zooming power. 15mm is pretty wide and you’ll be amazed at what you can do with […]