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Woolite INSTAclean Pet Stain Remover, 1684
Woolite INSTAclean Pet Stain Remover, 1684
Price: $14.17

4.0 out of 5 stars Not quite a heavy duty stain remover, but works for most light stains, May 23, 2016
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This is a fairly light duty stain remover, not unlike what Bissell sells. They work on heavier stains with the help of elbow grease and patience. The cleaner doesn't leave a residue or stain mark, and has a nice scent.

Overall: 4/5 stars


IZOD Men's Short Sleeve Solid Advantage Performance Pique Polo, Blue Revival, Medium
IZOD Men's Short Sleeve Solid Advantage Performance Pique Polo, Blue Revival, Medium
Price: $21.99
4 used & new from $21.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Could have been a lighter more breathable material, but otherwise fits well and is comfortable, May 23, 2016
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The poly/cotton blend is very thick and heavy. It feels like it would scratch my skin, but isn't too bad. This is not an athletic polo for golf or other sports. It's more of casual wear than anything due to the weight of the material. The fit is spot on, and the length is good as well.

Overall: 5/5 stars


Craftsman 34-82141 Digital Multimeter with 8 Functions and 20 Ranges
Craftsman 34-82141 Digital Multimeter with 8 Functions and 20 Ranges
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Price: $15.95
56 used & new from $9.99

1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Well made "consumable" multimeter, May 20, 2016
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My first multimeter was a Craftsman, similar to this model. It was much larger (much larger) with the same type of red rubber protection. I had bought it about 17 years ago right when I was going to college to get my electrical engineering degree. Unfortunately, I had used it to test some a HID ballast and totally forgot those things would go well over 200V and fried the Craftsman. I then bought a very nice Craftsman clamp Ammeter digital multimeter (looks like a lobster claw) that read DC and AC amps, which has been extremely helpful when checking charge currents on cars where I can just clamp it over the positive cable. Anyhow, I bought a bunch of inexpensive multimeters at Harbor Freight that I consider "consumable" testers. This Craftsman came up on sale at Amazon and I couldn't pass it up.

The multimeter is small, but extremely thick. The rubberized jacket is very stiff and hard to remove. It takes a 9V battery that is NOT included. Other than that, it works fine as a multimeter. It isn't a fancy Fluke model and doesn't have a clamp ammeter, but it is a very nice consumable multimeter.

Overall: 5/5 stars


3M Silver Foil Tape 3340, 2-1/2" x 50 yd, 4.0 mil
3M Silver Foil Tape 3340, 2-1/2" x 50 yd, 4.0 mil
Price: $15.98
12 used & new from $15.98

4.0 out of 5 stars Strong smelling adhesive, material feels a tad thin, May 20, 2016
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This foil tape is fairly easy to work with, but the adhesive has a strong odor and the material feels a bit thin but nothing too frail. I used it to cover some seams in my Goodman furnace that the builders forgot to tape up.

Overall: 4/5 stars, adhesive stinks, material feels a bit thin


GripTight Mount XL for Large Smartphones From JOBY - Attach Your Phone to Any Tripod or Mount Using a 1/4"-20 Screw
GripTight Mount XL for Large Smartphones From JOBY - Attach Your Phone to Any Tripod or Mount Using a 1/4"-20 Screw
Price: $14.14
12 used & new from $14.14

5.0 out of 5 stars Well-made and durable, XL is highly recommended for any modern smartphone, May 20, 2016
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I had a GripTight vent mount with the standard adapter. I didn't realize these adapters can pop out to be swapped, so I bought a XL mount assembly and have been using that. I ordered this XL mount to replace the standard grip. Honestly, the XL should be the only one to buy. Most smartphones these days are wide enough with a case to warrant the need for the XL. The standard is great for a bare phone that is compact, like a Samsung Galaxy S3 or S5 without a case. Once you add a decent case, the XL becomes necessary.

Overall: 5/5 stars


ICM Controls ICM286 Furnace Control Board Replacement for Goodman PCBBF112S, B1809926S, 0130F00005S Control Boards
ICM Controls ICM286 Furnace Control Board Replacement for Goodman PCBBF112S, B1809926S, 0130F00005S Control Boards
Price: $51.45
12 used & new from $35.99

5.0 out of 5 stars Made in the USA at half the cost of the Made in China OEM boards, great build quality, 100% form/fit/function replacement, May 19, 2016
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The ICM286 is a direct-fit replacement for Goodman boards PCBBF123 and PCBBF112 (or the S versions). My Goodman furnace, GDS80403AN (Revision BB or GDS80403ANBB), suddenly stopped working one night. The fan wouldn't even turn on when controlled by the thermostat. There was no heat either. I had to troubleshoot it myself and found that the transformer and t-stat worked fine. The board LED didn't turn on, and I diagnosed it as the control board. Doing a quick search online, I found that White Rodgers / Emerson made a 50A55-743 board which turns out to be the original OEM board on the Goodman, and are made in China. Doing some digging, I found out PCBBF112S supersedes PCBBF123, and another search found that ICM makes the ICM286 which is a direct form/fit/function replacement for the PCBBF112S but at half the price, and the ICM286 is made in America. I even watched the video on ICM's website showing Americans manufacturing the ICM furnace boards in the US with American tooling.

Once I received the ICM286, I noticed several design changes from the original PCBBF123/50A55-743 board. The ICM286 has the EAC (Electronic Air Cleaner) and HUM (Humidifier) connections, as well as the TWIN connection. My original Goodman didn't come with these features and the board just didn't have any hookups on the board. The ICM286 also uses a much brighter modern LED. The harness connection is rotated 90 degrees. There's a jumper that is moved across to select the heater fan delay between 90-200 seconds. The White Rodgers and Goodman boards defaulted to 150 seconds, but I switched my ICM286 to 120 seconds. The ICM286 used a lot more conformal coating to protect the integrated circuits.

Overall: 5/5 stars, Made in the USA at half the cost of the Made in China OEM boards, great build quality, 100% form/fit/function replacement


OtterBox DEFENDER SERIES Case for Samsung Galaxy S7 - Retail Packaging - GLACIER (WHITE/GUNMETAL GREY)
OtterBox DEFENDER SERIES Case for Samsung Galaxy S7 - Retail Packaging - GLACIER (WHITE/GUNMETAL GREY)
Price: $44.96
9 used & new from $37.09

3.0 out of 5 stars Once upon a time, one of the best cases. Has been overshadowed by slimmer cases that offer comparable protection, May 19, 2016
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The Defender Series has always offered maximum protection for the phones, although competitors have offered better cases as early as the Samsung S3. The Urban Armor Gear (UAG) and Spigen line of cases are far slimmer and still meet MIL-STD-810 drop/shock testing.

The S7 Defender case is very large and bulky. Compared to my UAG S7 case, the UAG is almost paper thin while offering maximum protection. The Defender series starts out great, but over time the rubberized outer coating tends to stretch in certain areas. The port protectors also get in the way after awhile. The built-in screen protector is usually a joke, and I tend to rip that out as soon as possible. Instead, I use a ballistic screen protector which is much stronger and doesn't impair the visibility of the screen.

The holster is a great idea on paper. In practice, the weakest link is the clip hinge and arms. In the S7 defender case, the hinge is actually a metal rod but the arms are still plastic. Over time, those plastic arms will crack and your phone will go flying off into the while blue yonder.

The positive aspects: The rubberized outer coating provides much better grip than other cases like UAG and Spigen. The port protectors, while annoying at times, do provide some additional protection.

The negative aspects: The built-in screen protector isn't that great, and the top plastic "bar" can interfere with bringing down the menu on the S7. The Defender is unnecessarily large and bulky, and if you use the belt holster, it is a major fashion no no assuming the holster doesn't break over time.

Overall: 3/5 stars


Corsair RMx Series, RM750x, 750W, Fully Modular Power Supply, 80+ Gold Certified
Corsair RMx Series, RM750x, 750W, Fully Modular Power Supply, 80+ Gold Certified
Price: $119.99
23 used & new from $111.50

5.0 out of 5 stars Corsair Quality as usual, but dialed to 11 with modular cables, May 18, 2016
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I've been a big fan of Corsair's power supplies, having used their 750W supply from 2009 without any problems. They are already using high quality components, and the RM750x is supposed to have higher quality components (like the Japanese capacitors). The modularity of the cables makes it easier to keep the insides of the case tidy. With the higher output PSUs, they tend to come with a bunch of cables which becomes a nightmare to tuck away when you only need a few of them for your application. The RM750x is fairly lightweight and the big fan is very quiet. Again, I've never had any problems with the older Corsairs and this newer RM750x is simply better. The PSU is one of those devices you can generally buy and forget - so don't skimp out, and get a quality PSU that you can continue to use as you upgrade your rig. Generally speaking, CPUs and GPUs will become more powerful but use less power as the manufacturing process becomes more efficient (e.g. 32nm vs 16nm), which means a 750W PSU will last you years down the road.

Overall: 5/5 stars


Permatex 64000 High Temperature Sleeve Retainer, 6 ml
Permatex 64000 High Temperature Sleeve Retainer, 6 ml
Price: $7.79
15 used & new from $7.10

5.0 out of 5 stars Very hard to find locally, similar to threadlocker except for press-fit installations, May 15, 2016
Verified Purchase(What's this?)
I had to use this for pressing in new control arm bushings on a Cobalt SS Turbo (FE5 forged alloy arms and Powell Racing trailing control arm bushings). I couldn't find many options online, let alone local stores! It has the consistency and smell of threadlocker. I wouldn't be surprised if it was exactly the same as threadlocker. It's not designed to be a high temperature adhesive. More likely, it is intended to fill in the near-microscopic nooks and crannies during a press-fit install and provide additional resistance for the press-fit object to prevent it from rattling loose.

Overall: 5/5 stars


BISSELL Oxy Stain Destroyer Pet, 1784
BISSELL Oxy Stain Destroyer Pet, 1784
Price: $12.02

4.0 out of 5 stars Not that great of a stain destroyer, but doesn't stain and doesn't leave any nasty odors, May 15, 2016
Vine Customer Review of Free Product (What's this?)
This stain destroyer isn't really all that great. It works about the same as other OTC stain removers. I used it for some stains on fabric seats in my car. The good news is that it doesn't stain light colored fabrics and it smells good. The bad news is that it isn't as effective as I'd like for stains. I've had more luck with some of the peroxide based interior carpet cleaners.

Overall: 4/5 stars, not the best but doesn't stain light colored carpets


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