How to Troubleshoot Snowmobile Problems

As fall blends into winter we shift from our land & water recreational vehicles to our snowmobiles. The snow has fallen and the snowmobile is calling. You pull it from its shed, crank the engine and nothing happens. Did you know that due to the extreme winter conditions, snowmobiles require more frequent maintenance that any…

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How To Deal With Headaches Behind The Eyes

Pain behind the eyes may be a symptom of different types of headaches and even other health problems. Most commonly people complain to have an extreme one-sided headache especially involving the area around or behind one eye. This is a typical description of cluster headache. Other symptoms associated with cluster headache are eye redness or…

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History of Clark Fork, and Hope, Idaho

The Hope/Clark Fork area stretches along the shores of Lake Pend Oreille from the Pack River to the mouth of the Clark Fork River, the major waterways that feed mighty Pend Oreille. Lake Pend Oreille is one of the West’s largest freshwater bodies of water with several islands near the Clark Fork estuary, including the…

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Open a Coffee Shop With a Competitive Advantage

Opening a new coffee shop is not extremely difficult in and of itself, but opening one with a competitive advantage that allows it to thrive rather than flounder in the local market is a challenge that requires planning ahead. Nonetheless, there are several proven routes to competitive advantage used by coffee shops, and one may…

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Halogen Lighting – A Guide For The Domestic Buyer

The Halogen Cycle The process by which Halogen lamps actually work! Occurring when the filament of a Halogen lamp has reached operating temperature, Halogen atoms within the bulb envelope attach themselves to the vaporised Tungsten particles emanating from the filament. The Halogen atoms carry them back to the filament where they are reused. Linear Tungsten…

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History of BB Guns

It is very often said that “BB” is originated from “bullet ball” or “ball bearing” but actually this is not true. The BB guns utilized the BB-sized shotguns having lead shot, in between size B and size BBB. BB shot is 4.57 mm in diameter but it varies considerably in sizes owing to allowable tolerances…

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Shaker Stylings and Their Rich History in Decor

Shakers lived in dormitory style housing and celebrated God in a busy and active way by engaging in tasks that brought out the best in themselves. Design details fell under “American Rustic” and were unmatched in craftsmanship. Cabinetry Characteristics Shakers use stile-and-rail recessed panel doors, and the inset is plain and flat. Lip and outside…

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What Is a Transitional Rug?

Recently I received an e-mail newsletter from a local rug showroom, announcing a sale. The store offered a wide selection on transitional rugs. Now, I’ve heard of many different rug styles – everything from Southwestern patterns, Oriental designs, shag, and even rugs made of recycled materials. I hear “transitional” and have no idea what that…

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Marathon Gas Card – So Many Choices

Marathon gas card, credit cards and gift cards just make shopping and fueling you care easier. If you have a gas card, you can use it right at the pumps so you avoid standing in line at the cash register. Although there are many different credit cards and gas cards, you can choose the one…

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