Bar Code Scanners – Know the Features

Barcode Scanners are hand-held or stationary devices used for capturing information from barcodes. A barcode scanner consist of a code reader and a decoder. These devices are connected to a computer through compatible ports The earliest, most basic and cheapest barcode scanners consist of a fixed light and a single photosensor. Modern barcode scanners have…

How to Mount Your Fish Finder Transducer

There are several different methods you can use to mount your fish finder. In this article mounting refer to attaching the transducer to your watercraft-boat, kayak, float tube, etc. "Mounting" your fish finder display is a separate topic. The common methods are: transom mount, through hull, and portable mounts. There is also a "Shoot Thru"…

What Is Skip Trowel?

What is a Skip Trowel and Other Interior Finishes Home improvement projects can include many different finishes, including a skip trowel texture. This actually refers to a method, which can be used to create a specialized texture on walls and ceilings. It is not as extreme as some of the popcorn textures that were once…

13 London Disasters

1. The Fatal Vespers, 1623 In the early part of the seventeenth century, the French ambassador's residence was Hunsdon House, Blackfriars. On the afternoon of 5 November 1623, more than 300 people were gathered in an upper room of the house to take part in a religious service contracted by two Jesuit practices. The floor…

A Guide to Crystal Chandeliers

Buying a crystal chandelier is similar to buying a diamond. Not all crystal is created equal. Crystal may be machine-cut, hand cut or molded. The cost of your chandelier can fluctuate drastically depending on the quality of crystal you choose. Most fixtures are available in four qualities of crystal. Lights of Distinction – the Crystorama…

Kate Spade – 10 Fun Facts About Her

You mention “Kate Spade” and visions of designer handbags instantly come to mind; however, she has broadened her horizons once again to now include designer style Kindle Covers. No more “nerdy”, plain, unattractive covers for Amazons newest generation e-reader. Now it’s style all the way with the Kate Spade Kindle Covers. This isn’t the first…

Avoiding a Heart Attack While Shoveling Snow

Winter brings blessings by the fire, holiday cheer, warm eggnog … and snow. The first flakes of snow are exciting, as kids become giddy and adults speed up their plans for the holidays. But few of us think about the actual perils of shoveling that snow off our walkways and drives. People who research this…

How to Purchase Forklift Parts

All forklifts have certain common components. These forklift parts are vital to the performance and operation of the equipment. Due to constant use and wear and tear, some parts such as forks, brakes and transmissions components have to be replaced quite often. Usually forklift parts are purchased from different sources. Both new and used parts…

Pavements – Their Architectural Terms and Meaning

Pavements From antiquity to modern times, pavements take many forms; from simple flags of native stone to vast 'carpets' of limestone, terracotta, marble or mosaic. As early as the 4th Century BC, Egyptian traditions had vast areas of stone flooring – conveying godly power and permanence. Early Christianity continued the tradition, paving basilicas and churches…

Identifying Mercruiser Parts

Introduction: Mercruiser is an advanced marine propulsion system and is available in recreational and commercial vehicles ranging from 1.5-liter displacement to 14.0-liter displacements. These are generally two stroke diesel engine vehicles and are termed as inboards or stern drives depending on the vehicle design. Mercruiser parts: This water vehicle contains the following major parts. Mercruiser…