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Canvas Tent Trailer

Repairing Holes in Canvas Tent TrailerIt is simple and inexpensive to fix holes in a pop-up camper. Check this page for tips on repairing holes in canvas tent trailer.


Woman pumping up air mattress in the woods

Finding Leaks in an Air MattressThis page is about finding leaks in an air mattress. It can be challenge to determine where the holes are, when an air mattress deflates itself.


A cross country boot with wear.

How to Recondition Cross Country Ski Boot Collar?I have 2 pairs of old Alpina cross country ski boots. The collars are flaking off the color layer exposing the foam which is slightly sticky. Has anyone found a way to recondition the collars, stop the flaking and eliminate the sticky feeling?


How to Fix a Tent Pole - cap back in place

How to Fix a Tent PoleLearn how to repair a tent pole in which the elastic has broken. The steps and photos needed are found on this page.


Vinyl raft.

Repairing a Hole in a Raft?This is a page about repairing a hole in a raft. If your inflatable raft gets punctured it can usually be easily repaired so you can get back on the water soon.


Man working out on an elliptical at the gym.

Fixing a Squeaky Elliptical?This is a page about fixing a squeaky elliptical. An elliptical exercise machine provides a great cardiovascular workout. However, the exercise moment can be spoiled if your elliptical squeaks with every rotation.


Fixing a flat tire is a relatively easy repair. It is never fun when you go out to ride your bicycle and it has a flat, if you pump it up with air and it continues to lose air, you will need to fix the flat. This is a guide for fixing a flat tire on a bic

Fixing a Flat Tire on a BicycleThis is a page about fixing a flat tire on a bicycle. Fixing a flat tire is a relatively easy repair. It is never fun when you go out to ride your bike and it has a flat, but it is a repair you can do yourself.


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Yahama Wave Blew Waterbox Off?My 94 Yamaha Wave, running at 3700 RPMs backfired hard enough to blow the waterbox off.


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Elliptical Is Making A Loud Noise?I just bought an old elliptical. Every few minutes as I am riding it it will make this sudden loud bang/clunk/pop sound. Any idea how to fix this? It scares the bejesus out of me. Thanks.




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How Do Remove Rust from Bike Wheels and Handlebars?What can I do to remove some rust from tires and handlebars on my bicycle? I know there is a product called Zud, but thought someone might could give me some pointers on knocking it out fairly quickly.


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Valve Cover for Air Mattress?We bought an air mattress for both of our kids for Christmas to go with their new tents. Well one of them came without a valve cover. Needless to say the store won't do anything for us and neither will the manufacturer. Is there anywhere to get a valve cover or anyway to make one?


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ProForm ZE5 Elliptical Squeaks?I have a pro-form ZE5 and it has started to squeak. I have tried to spray WD40 on it. It will silence it for a few minutes then it starts to squeak again.


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Sharpening Electric Scissors?How can you sharpen electric scissor blades?


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Repairing Hole in a Vinyl Raft?What adhesive is best to repair a hole on my rubber (actually vinyl I think) raft. I have used all types of epoxy based glues but when I inflate the raft, the glue peels off.


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Elliptical is Squeaking?I have an elliptical that is starting to squeak like crazy whenever I'm on it. Normally I would spray some WD40 on it but I'm all out. So I figured there's got to be something else around the house I can use. Any suggestions?


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