Echo GT-225 16" Gas Curved Shaft Trimmer Review

My Echo GT-225 16″ gas curved shaft trimmer came from Home Depot for $159 plus tax. It was fully assembled and included safety glasses and a small bottle of 2 cycle oil. Echo gives a five year consumer warranty. For commercial use the warranty is reduced to two years. This trimmer is cleverly designed so…

Debt Yield – What Is It and What Is Acceptable?

Debt Yield is a relatively new metric and is still not used by most commercial banks who are portfolio lenders. It is used primarily by investment banks and conduit lenders to calculate their cash-on-cash return on their investment if they were to foreclose on the asset they are lending on. It is calculated by dividing…

Wal-Mart – What Makes Them America’s Number One Company?

America, land of “free-enterprise” has millions of companies in its market. The metropolitan statistical area of Houston, Texas in fact has over 600,000 businesses, most employing from 2 to 10 employees. As companies grow in the number of people they employ, fewer and fewer companies surround them. Most companies never grow beyond the smallest group…

Rolling Ball Sculptures in "Fracture," the Anthony Hopkins Movie

Rolling Ball Sculptures, both desktop and 6ft high are featured in the 2007 Anthony Hopkins movie “Fracture.” These elaborate rolling ball machines serve as dramatic metaphors for the character of Ted Crawford (Anthony Hopkins) and the story, symbolic of the many complicated and cunning plot twists to come in this clever up-to-the-minute suspense thriller. Anthony…

Benefits of an Outdoor Rabbit Hutch

If your family is considering adding rabbits as pets to the household quickly decide if you plan on keeping the bunnies indoors in a cage or outdoors in a special rabbit hutch. Having rabbits indoors is fine but you may need to rabbit-proof certain parts of the home that are not safe for rabbits and…

Success And Survival Tips From The Crocodile Island

Five friends went on a fishing trip down the Zambesi. Their terrifying story was dramatised recently on a UK Channel 4 program. Arthur Taylor and Alistair Gellatly, two experienced Safari guides, planned the trip. They did not anticipate trouble. Fay Taylor, Arthur’s English wife, and her parents Clive and Brenda Kelly went with them. Brenda…

Graphology at Home – Lesson 14 – The Letter A

Each sign in an analysis has meaning, but is reliable only as one aspect of the total analysis. So although the following letters are strong indicators by themselves, they cannot be regarded as proof of any fact about the writer until they are properly weighed. There are many different ways of forming the letters of…

Different Kinds of Career Paths in Plumbing

Plumbing is one career area that is both diverse in the types of job tasks and the job areas where plumbers can be found working. When most people think of plumbers, they think of professionals that deal with broken water pipes and blockages in the sewer lines. However, there is much more involved in the…