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What are roof racks and what are they used for? Roof racks are versatile car accessories that can be used for virtually anything, but their main purpose is increasing your storage space. Fitting a roof rack onto your vehicle ads practicality and versatility that no other car accessory does. They’re an economical solution for thousands of Australians including outdoor adventurers, business owners, tradespeople, holidaying families, surfers, bikers and more. Simply put, a roof rack allows you to bring more stuff on your adventures. How much do they cost? And why are they priced differently? Roof racks can cost from about $50 to several hundred dollars. There are a number of factors that can impact that cost, the most significant ones being the construction material, the

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There is a very good reason why LED flood lights are often the most popular choice when in need of good lighting. Flood lights are designed to illuminate a larger area than most other kinds, and the bright light that the LEDs are renowned for is instrumental towards this goal, seeing as how they are famous for not only the bright white light they produce, but also for their range and spread, affordability and not to mention how energy friendly they are in comparison to others

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It doesn’t take a lot for you to get to a point where you feel so fatigued that it affects your productivity or even your mood. In fact, sometimes all it takes is one night of bad sleep when you wake up feeling more tired than when you went to bed. The tension can build up and stay with you for days, sometimes even weeks. The cure – a relaxing soak in the tub. Normally the one in the bathroom would do, but what if there were a more rejuvenating alternative? Hot tubs are capable of providing some surprising health benefits. As mentioned, everyone could use a good night’s rest, and when your body is comfortably warm you fall asleep faster and have a more

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Toyota has been crushing the Australian markets with their Landcruiser and HiLux, and one large benefit that comes with owning one of these models is the availability of parts and accessories. While there are many different types of Toyota parts and accessories deemed necessary either for off-road driving, doing light-commercial tasks or anything in between, there is one piece of equipment that adds convenience, protection and is extremely affordable – the weather shields, or also known as wind deflectors. Driving around in your Toyota at high speeds or in raid can cause discomfort, with both spray and wind noise affecting you and your passengers. Weather shields Toyota work by simply deflecting the wind and rain away from your windows, making the inside of the car

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If you’re into camping, hiking in the dark or hunting, then you probably understand the importance of having a tactical flashlight. When darkness falls and your field of vision is limited, a piercing beam to illuminate the way can do wonders. Originally designed for the military and police, tactical flashlights are now available for every homeowner who needs illumination and protection from prowlers, any hunter and search and rescue parties

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One of the most versatile tools used for cutting a wide array of materials – everything from metal alloys like aluminium, steel and stainless steel, to concrete wood, stone and other materials is the angle grinder. This powerful cutting tool uses thin, round and flat panels like a DVD or CD, known as the grinding discs. They are typically categorised into diamond discs and classic cutting discs that utilise a synthetic resin as a binder

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There’s no better than a home with a garden because of the joy the space of greenery brings; I’m sure you’d all agree with me, nature is the perfect therapy. Whenever you need some time to just unwind and forget about the rest of the world for an instant, you can spend hours and hours in the company of your plants and feel like you’ve found yourself in a spa, or a zen-like environment immediately improving your mood. Then again, to be able to enjoy, you first have to tend to the garden’s needs, and that requires considerable work. Depending on your daily schedule, and how green your thumbs exactly are, gardening may not be all that piece of cake but that’s where power tools

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Power tools are ingenious tools designed to simplify our lives, and while they are helpful a great deal, they can also be dangerous when not used properly. It’s not just the user’s life that could be in danger, but that of others as well depending on the tools and circumstances when they’re used. When it comes to jackhammers, it’s clear they aren’t toys and they require the necessary skills and precaution. Unless you know how to properly handle one, you wouldn’t just risk your own safety, as there have been cases of jackhammers flying off building sites. There’s no shortage on cheap jackhammer options, that still offer utmost quality, with particular safety features (e.g. locking drill mechanism), fast and swift impact in removing solid rocks,

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There are specific types of hammers for different kinds of jobs. So if you need to buy hammers, you have to know more about these specifications. Now let’s go over those varieties. Claw hammer – the basic, most often used hammer. This hammer has a hard surface for hitting nails and a curved back piece with a ‘V’ shaped cut-out. You can find these both a wooden and metal handle, and sometimes a rubber grip

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The HiLux is constantly one of the best selling commercial vehicles in Australia, and for all the right reasons. The vehicle is nothing short of amazing in regards to reliability, value, safety and user friendliness. For a hard-working tradesman, it’s difficult to argue against the thousands who opt for a HiLux. Even though the HiLux is the ideal choice for many people, there are still some who want more than a stock HiLux can provide in terms of power. Whichever your reason may be, it is possible to get more power out of your vehicle than you already get. As is the case with most other manufacturers, Toyota also leaves room for improvement when it comes to torque and horsepower. This doesn’t mean that the

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