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Sandals are the first type of footwear man has ever made, but it is also the footwear that flip flops originated from based on findings on murals from Egyptian times dating back as far as 4,000 B.C. But the flip flop we have today mostly resembles the design of those worn by ancient Greeks – with the strap resting between the first and second toes

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Wheel bearings are one of those car parts which can take a lot of beating since regular inspection only happens around every 48,000 km. But regardless of that, the front pair of bearings is usually the one to go first since it gets affected the most by the steering and the way to be certain about it is to jack up your car and try to rock each wheel holding it by its 12 and 6 o’clock sides. While a little bit of play means that you only need to adjust it, if you hear noises, then replacing it is inevitable, but luckily it is something that you can do yourself too

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With the revamp of the Nissan Navara back in 2005, what was once a wishy-washy pickup became one of the most popular pickups on the Australian market. Durable, reliable and comfortable, the Nissan Navara D40 has become a favorite among off-roaders, tradespeople, and average Joes alike. Available in both king cab and crew cab, the Navara is now available with a 2.5L V4 base engine, and a 4.0L V6 engine. It’s one of the most fuel-efficient vehicles today, with an efficiency of 10.7/8.7L per 100km (city/open road). All of this makes it one of the best vehicles to conquer the vast Australian outback with

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For skiers, buying thermals socks is just as important as choosing any other piece of the rest of their apparel. Just like ski jackets, pants and boots, ski socks are an integral part of your set-setup, affecting your comfort and performance up on the slopes. Getting them right can make a world of difference between a fun day outdoors and a bad skiing experience resulting in wet and numb/cold feet. Thanks to technological advancements, today ski socks are far more specialized than they were years ago, which means wearing your normal socks is not a good idea. If you’re about to go on a ski clothing shopping spree, here are some tips to help you out decide what kind of socks for skiing you should [&hellip

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Power quality and the issues that come with it aren’t just the result of single-phase non-linear loads since there are devices and machines more complicated than your home printer or fax machine. With that being the case, a three-phase power quality meter is the device to have when you need to monitor three-phase power. Moving on from a single to a three-phase meter and using the latter may sound like a challenge but not if you take on the beginning stages with patience and the right information in hand

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Insulation testers are devices that require a lot of technicalities to be considered both when purchasing and using them, which is what makes things so complicated. On the market you can find various low-end insulation resistance testers that have features and specifications similar to those of more industrial models, so you may think that your low-end unit is well-suited to the work you need to do. And maybe it is, but chances are it isn’t, and if that’s the case, you could endure injury, lost time, incomplete testing, and recurrent downtime. As is with most pieces of test equipment, insulation resistance testers require you to do some research before deciding which model to invest in. Here’s a bit of help on the matter

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If you have an ongoing DIY project at work or at home, and you don’t want to use bolts and nuts to secure or mount objects on a surface, the best way to do that is to get an adhesive tape. Adhesive tapes provide an easy, cost-effective and fast way to conjoin two objects together without damaging them or leaving a trace. However, in order for the tape to be effective, you’ll need to pick the right one for the application. Nowadays, there are many different types of adhesive tapes available, all of which serve a specific purpose. With that said, picking the right adhesive tape for the application is essential to getting satisfying results and avoiding buying an incompatible product for the task

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Typically, exhaust systems are made from a lot of parts which play a different role in making the vehicle perform at its best and get rid of pollutant gasses as fast as possible, with just one exception – the muffler. A muffler doesn’t filter harmful particles nor does it improve performance, but it has another important task – to minimize the noises that your vehicle’s engine produces. In other words, it makes your vehicle less annoying to other people by silencing or rather muffling the otherwise loud discharge of pressure coming through it. If you’re in need of one, there are quite a lot of options to choose from on the market. Here’s a bit of help on the matter

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Everyone, at some point in their life, has lost some valuable piece of data they couldn’t get back. Whether it was a picture, a Word document, a PowerPoint presentation, or anything similar, it probably gave you a ton of stress. Now, can you imagine losing all of your business data due to hard drive failure or something bigger? It can potentially set your business back significantly and cost you tons of money and downtime. Nowadays, hard drives have become much more complex, simply because they’re more powerful in terms of their ability to store huge amounts of data. What this means is that simple hard drive recovery methods may no longer be as effective as they used to be just a few years ago

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Equipping your motorhome or caravan with all the 12V accessories you can fit on it can make your outdoor experience much more comfortable and convenient. In the past, 12 volt parts accessories and appliances were much simpler, and you could lit cookers with a match. Heaters and fridges didn’t need 12V power as there were push-button piezo igniters that could power them up. Mains hook-ups were rare and the need for leisure batteries wasn’t there. However, you still had to be careful, if you spent the night reading you were risking a flat battery the next day. Nowadays, however, motorhomes can house an abundance of electrical equipment as a result of the cutting-edge technology they implement. That being said, in order to power all 12 [&hellip

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