Rope Socket

There are many types of rope socket in most common use: Knot type, teardrop type and braided type. The rope_socket is required to make connection between wireline and toolstring. The basic toolstring components are rope_ socket, knuckle joint, stem, mechanical jars, etc. The teardrop (also called a ‘no-knot’ or ‘wedge’ type) is designed for 0.092″,…

The Ultimate Hole-in-One – A Poem

I’ve heard it asked before “Do you think God plays golf?” And I’ve come to the conclusion That God created golf To show us how life is meant to be lived Just like golf, Life can be challenging We don’t start out knowing what to do And life for the Christian Can be even more…

Buyers Guide to Using MR16 Track Lighting

A lighting track system requires unobtrusive fixtures and diminutive bulbs to deliver discreet lighting for which it is desirable. The newer alternative to incandescent reflector light bulbs, halogen MR16 track lighting is compact in size and saves energy but not at the cost of illumination. The MR16, a halogen light bulb integrated with a pressed…

Lighting, the Affordable Decorating Alternative

If you’re thinking about redecorating your place but are on a somewhat tight budget, consider flirting with the idea of playing with lighting. Affordable and versatile, lighting is a key element in living; without it we wouldn’t be able to see where we’re going! On a serious note, as much of a necessity as lighting…

The Why and What of a Gun Safe Dehumidifier

A frequent question asked of the Gun Safe Reviewer is along the lines of "What do I need a dehumidifier for?" This post will hopefully answer those questions, and also address the different types of humidifiers. I'll follow this post up as well and tie up any loose ends. The Purpose of a Gun Safe…

Wallpaper Borders Do the Trick

Wallpaper borders are the design element many interior designers and do-it-yourselfers use to take plain vanilla walls over the top. Almost infinitely varied in style and easy to apply, wallpaper borders are not to be overlooked on the decorators pallet of wall covering options. For the uninformed, wallpaper borders are narrow strips of decorative wallpaper…

How Candle Wax Has Evolved Over the Ages

The history of candle making wax dates back at least 3,000 years. What people referred to as a candle prior to that was usually grease in a non-combustible container with straw thrown in to act as the wick. The Romans are credited with making candles by pouring the tallow over a wick material, resembling modern…

Basement Remodeling – Ceiling Options

You have arrived at another critical planning point in your remodel. The walls have been laid out, plumbing done and electrical systems ran. Now you need to decide on what you will choose to do with your ceiling.When it comes to ceilings in basements there are really only two possibilities. The first of which would…

Best Flooring For Bars

WHAT TO THINK ABOUT The floor around a bar usually ends up getting wet, having items dropped on it, high traffic from bar stool feet, and increased stain causing situations. What all this means is that you are going to need a sturdy floor that can take all that abuse and still provide you with…