Compound Bow Cams Explained

Simply put, compound bow cams are the pulleys, usually attached to the end(s) of the weapon. These are almost round in shape and usually attached to the limb(s), the cable slides, the bow strings and the buss cable. The cams’ main purpose is to take in as much kinetic energy from the pull exerted on…

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What Causes Pipe and Drain Clogs?

Pipes and drains mainly get clogged due to foreign objects and hair. However, sometimes when you maintain your sinks and toilets properly, you still find yourself stuck with a clogged drain problem. So, how do you put this clogging nightmare to a stop? Of course you can try some DIY techniques to unclog your drains,…

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DeWalt Cordless Drill Reviews

One of the most well known manufacturers of cordless drills and tools is DeWalt. Their cordless drills contain a variety of voltages, weights, and sizes. They have several lines of drills, such as Compact and Heavy Duty, and models that use lithium-ion batteries for power. While their cordless drills generally target contractors, some of their…

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Do it Yourself – Build a Pole Barn

A Pole Barn is a wood framed building that is constructed with poles to sustain the walls of the structure and the roof. The name ‘pole barn’ was first used to refer to buildings built for agricultural reasons such as accommodating livestock or putting away hay and other feed. This can be used for a…

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The Board Game Revival

Each year in February the world's largest Toy Fair is held in New York City. This is the Mecca for buyers, sellers, promoters and inventors of toys, dolls, plush toys and games. Every conceivable type of whimsical product is displayed and hyped with gusto, creative marketing and some bluster. The event is attended by people…

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How to Choose the Best Stucco Contractor

If your home improvement project involved stucco, you will want to be sure you find the right contractor for the job. It is always important to hire good contractors, but it is especially important when they will be doing work such as stucco installation, which is not as common as other contracting duties. You need…

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Sheet Music Then & Now

Most modern musicians take sheet music for granted. Sheet music abounds in printed form and can even be downloaded from the Internet. It's a far cry from the days of oral tradition. Centuries ago, there were few ways to pass on music other than to "hum a few bars" until the listener caught on. The…

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Information to Keep Off of Facebook

In the day and age of identity theft and cyber-stalking there's a lot of information you should be keeping confidential. When you use Facebook, much of the information that they ask for should not be shared with the general public. You may have your privacy settings so that only your friends will be able to…

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The Benefits of a Fiberglass Step Ladder

Why Fiberglass Everyone likes to use a fiberglass step ladder day in and day out installing commercial doors and hardware. For any application up to eight feet, this is the ideal fiberglass ladder. A reason why the fiberglass is better than aluminum ladders is fiberglass does not conduct electricity. The fiberglass is much safer than…

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The Paradoxical Art Of MC Escher

MC Escher was a graphic artist renowned for his lithographs, mezzotints and woodcuts inspired by mathematics. Born in 1898, his first remarkable work came in 1937 with the print Still Life and Street, a piece that utilized the play on perspective that would become known as "impossible reality". The edge of the desk in the…

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Concrete Repairs Made Simple

Have you ever observed concrete problems? If you took a walk outside today I would say you have. Especially in the areas of the U.S. with freezing temperatures. We all know about how the freeze thaw cycles effect concrete and when one puts a patching material down it simply does not last a winter season.…

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