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Control Knob Wheel
Control Knob Wheel
Offered by Power UP Marine
Price: $114.82
5 used & new from $106.48

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Oh what a nice product. After 6 months of use it still ..., September 20, 2014
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Oh what a nice product. After 6 months of use it still looks like new and having the knob integral to the wheel rather than strapped to it makes it a stout connection. The knob feature makes me ask why I ever waited to get this wheel, because it makes the quick turning that you do when docking, much, much easier indeed. And the price was nice.


Mercury OEM Binnacle/Console Top Mount Remote Control 8M0041431, 883711A12
Mercury OEM Binnacle/Console Top Mount Remote Control 8M0041431, 883711A12

4.0 out of 5 stars It works superbly and looks great as well, September 20, 2014
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It works superbly. The action is very smooth with very little resistance, but just enough. It looks great as well. My only issue with this product is that the chrome looking finish on the throttle handle is starting to get tiny pitting from the corrosive salt air and water exposure despite my thorough fresh water misting and wipe downs which I do after each trip. (several each week). It has been in use for almost a year. I also keep the product covered, but the salt air exposure still gets to it. In summary, it functions great, looks great, but I wish the finish had better anti corrosion qualities.


God Holds Your Heart in His Hands
God Holds Your Heart in His Hands
by Marci
Edition: Calendar
12 used & new from $12.95

2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, September 20, 2014
A great product


NCAA Vanderbilt Commodores Embroidered U-Shaped Fleece Travel Neck Pillow, Charcoal
NCAA Vanderbilt Commodores Embroidered U-Shaped Fleece Travel Neck Pillow, Charcoal
Price: $17.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, September 20, 2014
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A great product


Cuisipro Can Opener
Cuisipro Can Opener
Price: $18.20
8 used & new from $16.00

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, September 20, 2014
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What a great product


2 Pack Tsunami Pro Ball Bearing Swivel w/Coast lock Snap 33 lb Qty 12 TBBSCL-2-6
2 Pack Tsunami Pro Ball Bearing Swivel w/Coast lock Snap 33 lb Qty 12 TBBSCL-2-6
Offered by Jigging World
Price: $7.95
2 used & new from $7.95

5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars, September 18, 2014
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I use these without failure all the time. The black finish does eventually wear off and turn shiny


Pramac Pressure Washer 5.5hp GX160 Honda 2000 PSI 3 GPM #PW100
Pramac Pressure Washer 5.5hp GX160 Honda 2000 PSI 3 GPM #PW100

3.0 out of 5 stars The engine is great because it's a honda, September 18, 2014
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I received this product quickly as I usually do on most of my Amazon purchases. The engine is great because it's a Honda which is high quality, and the pump is great because it's the Italian made Annovi Reverberi pump; also high quality. However, the manufacturer who put these two products together to make the pressure washer used chinese made, poor quality, accessories and fittings. Where the wheels go on to the axle it calls for the placement of a large washer (which is supplied) to be inserted on the axle between the frame and the wheel, but the washer will not seat properly because the edge of the washer rests on one of the carriage bolts used on the frame, so the washer will not seat properly. My solution was to grind down on side of the washer so it will seat flush up against the frame. One of the quick disconnects must have been out of tolerance when it was manufactured and would not make a secure connection to the wand, so I had to replace that. There is no place on this frame to hang a coiled hose. The frame is short and squatty and you must bend down to move it. Fortunately for me, I had an older much better Excell pressure washer that had the same motor and pump combination with the same mounting holes. So, after the frustration of dealing with parts that didn't fit and defective and cheap parts, and a lousy frame with no place to coil the hose, I just remounted the motor and pump and the new wheels and tires on my old Excell brand washer frame and used what ever parts I needed from my older washer which included some "quick disconnect" fittings and a better wand that had a handle where you could adjust the pressure simply by twisting a secondary handle rather than replacing tips all the time. My older Excell brand washer, which was built with the same motor and pump lasted over 20 years. The engine is still running after 20 years but the pump failed because I did not replace the oil that had leaked out of the pump which I eventually burned up from lack of oil (my fault). These Honda engines start very easily and are the best. All my yard power equipment have Honda engines. You will be hard pressed however, to find a washer with 3 GPM flow volume for the price of this PRAMAC, but be prepared to be frustrated with substandard accessories and frame. Most pressure washers under $500 have pressures around or slightly more than 2000 PSI but they get that pressure by choking down the lower volume that they produce with narrower diameter hose and smaller diameter fittings. Notice how much bigger the hose is on large volume washers. It is my opinion that the water volume of at least 3GPM coupled with 2000 PSI is minimum for a good washer. You don't want a high pressure stream of water that is as thin as a pencil lead because of low volume output. Even if the tip spreads the water out more, the volume is still not adequate. You need volume along with pressure for the best affect. Also, the literature for the pump is inadequate. It makes reference to a pump manual which either does not exist or is not included, or if it is supposed to be incorporated in the PRAMAC "User's Manual", it is so sparse that it is useless except for part numbers. In addition, the phone number for the manufacturer listed in the PRAMAC "User's Manual" has been disconnected. How's that for inspiring trust? Even the grammar in the manual indicates it has been poorly produced. There is no where I could find whether or not the pump was supplied with oil, or how much oil it is supposed to contain when full, nor what indicates "Full" on the pump's little dip stick. It has a notch and I assume above the notch is full and anywhere in the notch is less than full, but that is my guess because the "User's Manual" makes reference to the pump manual which either doesn't exist or was not included.
In summary, the motor and pump are excellent. The wand is OK but probably not of contractor quality. The hose has a rough and sticky finnish but is very long which is a great feature. The rest of the stuff however, including the frame, some connections and the literature are junk. If you can get an Excell brand washer with this motor and pump combo for a little more, I would opt for that, otherwise you'll have to deal with some frustrating things or make your own modifications.


The Warburgs: The Twentieth-Century Odyssey of a Remarkable Jewish Family
The Warburgs: The Twentieth-Century Odyssey of a Remarkable Jewish Family
by Ron Chernow
Edition: Hardcover
152 used & new from $0.77

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
4.0 out of 5 stars Wow ! What a great read, January 20, 2013
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I've read most of Ron Chernows books and they all are just overpowering. The history that you will learn is astounding, and it comes to you as a wonderfully told story. The Warburgs, will put the pieces of the history puzzle together from pre-WWI Germany to the Treaty of Versailles, WWII, post-WWII Germany, plus Warburg involvement with the creation of the current US Central Bank and service on the board of the Federal Reserve. The story covers the split of the family telling the stories of those who remained in Germany some of whom suffered death in the Holocaust, while others lost wealth, position, and sanity yet one remained relatively unscathed building a library of great works while in Germany through Hitler"s reign. The journey of the family is a European, American, and Anglo journey, of a family that prospered and suffered and prospered again leaving it's mark on history for the last three centuries, and still survives.


The Men Who Built America
The Men Who Built America
DVD ~ Men Who Built America
Price: $9.89
32 used & new from $7.29

54 of 77 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars The Men Who Built America-Inacurate with an agenda, January 18, 2013
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I happened to watch the series "The Men Who Built America" on one of the so called "learning channels". Now, while shopping for a few more books, I happened upon the sale of the DVD "The Men Who Built America". I decided to write a review but first I read the reviews already made and was sadly disappointed in the reviews given by most people about the series. Most gave the series high marks but the few who actually know their history were not so generous. As usual people who do not read, study, or learn, get their education from Hollywood and other movie makers by these visual stories. The facts in this series however, were often at least distorted and mostly outright inaccurate and wrong. I give the series only two stars only for entertainment value. While the series is being shown they cut away to commentary by heirs, or business people about the subject being shown. The commentary (by some who were heirs) was unkind to say the least. The commentary by a Rockefeller heir slammed their ancestor John D., saying "they are not proud of the way he earned their money" yet the heirs don't give up what they inherited, they only manage the great endowments that was left to humanity by their ancestors . The heirs were often pure hypocrites like the Rockefeller heirs were in their commentary. The other commentators (big business leaders of today) took the angle that was trying to be portrayed-personal greed (nothing of their great creations or contributions to the advancement of society) and they played along with it while feeding their own egos. They call these great men "Robber Barons" but if you read what they did and what they accomplished they were truly remarkable men; all with the same flaws we all have but few if any were criminal in their intent even by today's standards. The series depicted these men(most of whom were great and behaved like everyone else of that time, (many behaved much more honorably than most others of the time) as greedy whose ambition was only to become wealthier than the other achievers. Nothing was mentioned about Rockefeller founding an institute for infectious disease, the Spellman Seminary to educate freed women slaves and their daughters, or of the founding of The University of Chicago, or of Morgan bailing out the USA, or of Vanderbilt building a steamship line and a route to the Pacific through Nicaragua prior to the construction of the Panama canal while dealing with the elimination of an American terrorist who, by a coup d'etat, took control of the government of Nicaragua. Or of the Warburgs who were involved in negotiating the Treaty of Versailles prior to WWII and of Paul Warburg and JP Morgan helping to create Federal Reserve System and the U.S. Central Bank. I suggest reading the books sold here at Amazon written by Ron Chernow: "Titan", "The Warburgs", "The House of Morgan" and the book "Vanderbilt" written by T.J. Stiles. These books are extremely well researched, inexpensive, long (700-800 pages which is great) and some of the best books I've ever read. They are packed with real history and told in a way that you can almost smell the odors in the air at the time, and feel the constant mud stuck to your shoes at the time. But, if you just want to be effortlessly entertained and care not about knowledge or true history, then just put your mind in neutral, play the DVD, and float along like a jelly fish in whatever direction that the cheapish series wants to take you. Just my take.
Dave Morais
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Technical Analysis of the Futures Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications
Technical Analysis of the Futures Markets: A Comprehensive Guide to Trading Methods and Applications
by John J. Murphy
Edition: Hardcover
94 used & new from $1.35

0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
2.0 out of 5 stars SOS, July 31, 2012
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Yada, yada, yada. Its same old stuff that is just rehashed that every trader has ever read about. If you've never read a book on TA, then it's an OK read. If you've already read about TA whether in futures or stocks, read a classic instead.
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