Instructables: exploring - stepbystep - repair http://www.instructables.com Sun, 1 Feb 2015 18:10:22 PST BLOX v1.01 Save Deteriorating Formica http://www.instructables.com/id/Save-Deteriorating-Formica/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 20:53:11 PST
EZ Handle replacement http://www.instructables.com/id/EZ-Handle-replacement/
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 18:05:48 PST
How to cheaply replace worn insole and make it last http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-cheaply-replace-worn-insole-and-make-it-las/
How to cheaply replace worn insole and make it last - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/YFFB/I5JHTVUL/FQOYFFBI5JHTVUL.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/YFFB/I5JHTVUL/FQOYFFBI5JHTVUL.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FQO/YFFB/I5JHTVUL/FQOYFFBI5JHTVUL.SMALL.jpg bhsmith I didn't decide to make this instructable until after I'd done the deed, so there will be missing photos.My shoes are made so that they eat away at the insole where the ball of the foot is (look at the 3rd picture, they're like rubber knives). I wanted to fix this as quickly and cheaply as possible,...
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Sat, 31 Jan 2015 02:10:35 PST
Give your old cloth iron a new life http://www.instructables.com/id/Give-your-old-cloth-iron-a-new-life/
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Wed, 28 Jan 2015 23:22:16 PST
Dog proofing a gate electric motor. http://www.instructables.com/id/Dog-proofing-a-gate-electric-motor/
Dog proofing a gate electric motor. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/QYDW/I5A8YP4Y/F0FQYDWI5A8YP4Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/QYDW/I5A8YP4Y/F0FQYDWI5A8YP4Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F0F/QYDW/I5A8YP4Y/F0FQYDWI5A8YP4Y.SMALL.jpg Mjhobby I came home from a day of work only to discover my gate motor refused to work. Upon closer inspection I saw significant damage due to claw and teeth marks! I love my doggies but this time they went too far. That motor cost me 7500tt and I can't afford to have it become a snack to my dogs again. I ne...
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Sat, 24 Jan 2015 05:46:18 PST
How to rehandle ceramic knives http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-rehandle-ceramic-knives/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 17:32:35 PST
Easy/Cheap Book Binding Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/EasyCheap-Book-Binding-Repair/
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Mon, 19 Jan 2015 06:32:11 PST
Magnetic Clasp Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Magnetic-Clasp-Repair/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 10:21:59 PST
Wood vise quick release fix http://www.instructables.com/id/Wood-vice-quick-release-fix/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 08:33:51 PST
make a points push rod http://www.instructables.com/id/make-a-points-push-rod/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:57:48 PST
Restoring an old safe http://www.instructables.com/id/Restoring-an-old-safe/
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Sun, 18 Jan 2015 00:01:33 PST
Test and Repair a clothes dryer switch http://www.instructables.com/id/Test-and-Repair-a-clothes-dryer-switch/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 22:00:38 PST
Desklamp repair with oogoo and Epoxy Glue http://www.instructables.com/id/Desklamp-repair-with-oogoo-and-Epoxy-Glue/
Desklamp repair with oogoo and Epoxy Glue - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/6IA5/I504ZJQF/FUG6IA5I504ZJQF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/6IA5/I504ZJQF/FUG6IA5I504ZJQF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FUG/6IA5/I504ZJQF/FUG6IA5I504ZJQF.SMALL.jpg jcartaxo In this instructable I will fix a broken desk lamp using Oogoo to make a mold that will be used to cast epoxi glue (or epoxi resin if you can get your hands on some..).Even though this instructable solves a very specific problem, it may inspire you to adapt the solution to fix other things. Mater...
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 08:02:49 PST
Repair a broken TV Remote battery cover http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-broken-TV-Remote-battery-cover/
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Sat, 17 Jan 2015 06:52:34 PST
Bike CO2 pump repair with oogoo http://www.instructables.com/id/Bike-CO2-pump-repair-with-oogoo/
Bike CO2 pump repair with oogoo - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/SXXI/I4YTR3W4/FU9SXXII4YTR3W4.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/SXXI/I4YTR3W4/FU9SXXII4YTR3W4.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FU9/SXXI/I4YTR3W4/FU9SXXII4YTR3W4.SMALL.jpg jcartaxo Hello you all!!! this is my first instructable!! hope you enjoy it.After finding out about the amazing world of Oogoo, I've decided to repair my bike CO2 pump. This pump has taken a dive to the floor and broke a plastic piece that was responsible for holding the valve type (schredder or presta) rubb...
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Fri, 16 Jan 2015 06:25:44 PST
Fixing jammed snowblower auger http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-jammed-snowblower-auger/
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Thu, 15 Jan 2015 08:02:34 PST
2 Good Shoes From 4 Worn Ones http://www.instructables.com/id/One-Good-Pair-Of-Shoes-From-2-Old-Pairs/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 12:55:43 PST
Mossberg 702 trigger job http://www.instructables.com/id/Mossberg-702-trigger-job/
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Wed, 14 Jan 2015 09:18:37 PST
The Invisible Magic Sword Sheath http://www.instructables.com/id/The-Invisible-Magic-Sword-Sheath/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 08:55:35 PST
Fixing a caravan/bike cylinder lock http://www.instructables.com/id/Fixing-a-caravanbike-cylinder-lock/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 05:47:50 PST
Loose/Lost Tap Handles? http://www.instructables.com/id/LooseLost-Tap-Handles/
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 04:50:16 PST
DZ300A Vacuum Sealer Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/DZ300A-Vacuum-Sealer-Repair/
DZ300A Vacuum Sealer Repair - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/HN9M/I4SCMGVB/FFFHN9MI4SCMGVB.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/HN9M/I4SCMGVB/FFFHN9MI4SCMGVB.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFF/HN9M/I4SCMGVB/FFFHN9MI4SCMGVB.SMALL.jpg jeffr The DZ300A Vacuum Sealer is a household vacuum sealer which can be used with any type of plastic bag. Over time the vacuum sealer looses suction. Here is how to repair the unit. Remove screws With the unit unplugged from the wall, remove the 7 screws from the bottom of the unit with a phillips h...
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Sun, 11 Jan 2015 00:49:36 PST
repair leak on a budget http://www.instructables.com/id/repair-leak-on-a-budget/
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Sat, 10 Jan 2015 07:33:34 PST
Quick fix (workaround) Ford Fusion AC evap. sensor http://www.instructables.com/id/Quick-fix-workaround-Ford-Fusion-AC-evap-sensor/
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Thu, 8 Jan 2015 07:23:23 PST
Unconventional repairs with bondo and super glue. http://www.instructables.com/id/Unconventional-repairs-with-bondo-and-super-glue/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 14:21:40 PST
Repair a broken cupboard catch http://www.instructables.com/id/Repair-a-broken-cupboard-catch/
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Wed, 7 Jan 2015 06:16:55 PST
Quadcopter repair - motor replace http://www.instructables.com/id/Quadcopter-repair-motor-replace/
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Tue, 6 Jan 2015 09:47:47 PST
Repairing Typewriter Feed Rollers http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-Typewriter-Feed-Rollers/
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Mon, 5 Jan 2015 08:32:52 PST
How to fix a Loose door nob http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-fix-a-Loose-door-nob/
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Sun, 4 Jan 2015 15:09:26 PST
eletric hand drill clutch fix http://www.instructables.com/id/eletric-hand-drill-clutch-fix/
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Mon, 22 Dec 2014 20:59:49 PST
Remove engine from 2002 ez-go http://www.instructables.com/id/Remove-engine-from-2002-ez-go/
Remove engine from 2002 ez-go - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/RMS8/I3XU46RR/FRLRMS8I3XU46RR.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/RMS8/I3XU46RR/FRLRMS8I3XU46RR.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FRL/RMS8/I3XU46RR/FRLRMS8I3XU46RR.SMALL.jpg sjbell76 removed engine for rebuild 2002 ezgo engine removal not much to say just takes simple hand tools to remove engine this was my first time takes about an hour
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 17:17:34 PST
what's in a pull cord switch http://www.instructables.com/id/whats-in-a-pull-cord-switch/
what's in a pull cord switch - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/HJOM/I3VHNAWE/FEPHJOMI3VHNAWE.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/HJOM/I3VHNAWE/FEPHJOMI3VHNAWE.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEP/HJOM/I3VHNAWE/FEPHJOMI3VHNAWE.SMALL.jpg Stan1y pull chord switches such as these are common in bathrooms in the UK they prevent wet fingers getting close to mains voltages. The one in my bathroom started playing up so I replaced it never to miss an opertunity I took it appart to see what was inside. basics The switch plate is secured by 2 sc...
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Sun, 21 Dec 2014 14:13:16 PST
club car driven clutch removal http://www.instructables.com/id/club-car-driven-clutch-removal/
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Sat, 20 Dec 2014 10:57:03 PST
Hack Your Bic http://www.instructables.com/id/Hack-Your-Bic/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 16:26:41 PST
Make A Recycled EDC For Repairmen http://www.instructables.com/id/Make-A-Recycled-EDC-For-Repairmen/
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Thu, 18 Dec 2014 08:43:43 PST
How to install tractor snow blower http://www.instructables.com/id/How-to-install-tractor-snow-blower/
How to install tractor snow blower - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/37HJ/I3PJTVBN/F1P37HJI3PJTVBN.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/37HJ/I3PJTVBN/F1P37HJI3PJTVBN.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F1P/37HJ/I3PJTVBN/F1P37HJI3PJTVBN.SMALL.jpg nlinventor This video gives very detailed instructions on how to mount a snow blower on a small tractor. The procedure shown in this video is much more detailed and useful compared with my earlier Instructable on the same subject - ( First Instructable on installing snow blower). Together, the two Instructab...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:51:49 PST
Installing tractor driveline shield/guard http://www.instructables.com/id/Installing-tractor-driveline-shieldguard/
Installing tractor driveline shield/guard - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/HM8Q/I3PJTS6Y/FFMHM8QI3PJTS6Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/HM8Q/I3PJTS6Y/FFMHM8QI3PJTS6Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FFM/HM8Q/I3PJTS6Y/FFMHM8QI3PJTS6Y.SMALL.jpg nlinventor This Instructable shows how to install a new driveline shield (aka guard) on the driveline of a small tractor. But, just as important as the installation information is the simple means shown that improves the overall safety of the driveline system. The extra safety feature is simply a short exten...
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Tue, 16 Dec 2014 14:34:10 PST
e-cig dual coil http://www.instructables.com/id/e-cig-dual-coil/
e-cig dual coil - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/ZG3M/I3GX4ML7/FJQZG3MI3GX4ML7.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/ZG3M/I3GX4ML7/FJQZG3MI3GX4ML7.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FJQ/ZG3M/I3GX4ML7/FJQZG3MI3GX4ML7.SMALL.jpg kdeeny in this instructable I'll show you how to wrap and make your own coil and put them on giving you super solid hits every time. I'm using one of my flashlight mods and a 3D build your own coil atomizer. very similar to others in the way you do the coils take out old coils take out the old coils and...
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Tue, 9 Dec 2014 01:03:50 PST
Find a piece of furniture to bring back to life. http://www.instructables.com/id/Find-a-piece-of-furniture-to-bring-back-to-life/
Find a piece of furniture to bring back to life. - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/D47G/I3BHACVF/FM4D47GI3BHACVF.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/D47G/I3BHACVF/FM4D47GI3BHACVF.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM4/D47G/I3BHACVF/FM4D47GI3BHACVF.SMALL.jpg Bonaventure Furniture repair, refinishing, and revitalization can be an intimidating and frustrating process. But a fantastic piece can be pulled off with a little planning and foresight. With very little experience, you can refinish that old dresser, that 2nd hand chair, or even that piece of trash you might f...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 22:20:14 PST
Fix a cracked tub http://www.instructables.com/id/Fix-a-cracked-tub/
Fix a cracked tub - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/CD3K/I3DQ3MLD/FVGCD3KI3DQ3MLD.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/CD3K/I3DQ3MLD/FVGCD3KI3DQ3MLD.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVG/CD3K/I3DQ3MLD/FVGCD3KI3DQ3MLD.SMALL.jpg tmanendo This Instructable gives directions for how to fix a crack in a Jacuzzi jetted bathtub caused by having no support under the tub. The person who installed this bathtub left about a 1 inch area underneath the tub that had no support (e.g. an air pocket). Shown here are steps on how to deal with that...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 19:40:31 PST
Atari FlashBack 2 - Fix broken Joystick (3D print) http://www.instructables.com/id/Atari-FlashBack-2-Fix-broken-Joystick-3D-print/
Atari FlashBack 2 - Fix broken Joystick (3D print) - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/2ETE/I3BH9L6Y/F102ETEI3BH9L6Y.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/2ETE/I3BH9L6Y/F102ETEI3BH9L6Y.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/F10/2ETE/I3BH9L6Y/F102ETEI3BH9L6Y.SMALL.jpg winneymj A couple of months ago I picked up a Atari Flashback 2 from a charity store for $10. The only problem was that someone was so excited they broke the joysticks. What better use of a 3D printer than to generate new joystick parts.What to model the part from? Well....I found one of those Atari TV pl...
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Sat, 6 Dec 2014 18:12:33 PST
Shop cheats: Bushing/bearing removal http://www.instructables.com/id/Shop-cheats-Bushingbearing-removal/
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Fri, 5 Dec 2014 23:25:09 PST
Repairing a Hunter Fan remote control http://www.instructables.com/id/Repairing-a-Hunter-Fan-remote-control/
Repairing a Hunter Fan remote control - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/RNXJ/I3BH5QYJ/FM5RNXJI3BH5QYJ.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/RNXJ/I3BH5QYJ/FM5RNXJI3BH5QYJ.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FM5/RNXJ/I3BH5QYJ/FM5RNXJI3BH5QYJ.SMALL.jpg ariearie This is a Hunter UC7848. Even if your remote doesn't look exactly like this one, they work on the same principle.When the buttons on your fan remote control stop responding, or intermittently working. It is very frustrating that the Fan On button works, but the Fan Off button stops responding and th...
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Wed, 3 Dec 2014 14:02:48 PST
How To Fix a Microwave Light http://www.instructables.com/id/How-To-Fix-a-Microwave-Light/
How To Fix a Microwave Light - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/OQDV/I395SA31/FB5OQDVI395SA31.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/OQDV/I395SA31/FB5OQDVI395SA31.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FB5/OQDV/I395SA31/FB5OQDVI395SA31.SMALL.jpg HowToLou How to replace the light bulb in a Kitchenaid Superba microwave for $2. While inside, we look at all the other replaceable parts.
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 10:19:43 PST
Tin Can Corner Bracket http://www.instructables.com/id/Tin-Can-Corner-Bracket/
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Tue, 2 Dec 2014 03:58:27 PST
Ceramic Repair Jobs (Large Scale) http://www.instructables.com/id/Ceramic-Repair-Jobs-Large-Scale/
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Sun, 30 Nov 2014 18:31:27 PST
Fan repair for condenser dryer - AEG, Electrolux etc http://www.instructables.com/id/Fan-repair-for-condenser-dryer-AEG-Electrolux-etc/
Fan repair for condenser dryer - AEG, Electrolux etc - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/K6UE/I327H9H9/FVEK6UEI327H9H9.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/K6UE/I327H9H9/FVEK6UEI327H9H9.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FVE/K6UE/I327H9H9/FVEK6UEI327H9H9.SMALL.jpg stechi Our dryer failed with an error code E60. There are various error codes to do with lack of heating that can be caused by the fan not circulating the heated air. Some of these can be caused by failed heaters etc but apparently it is common for the fan motor to seize up. You need to do some investig...
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Sat, 29 Nov 2014 15:12:43 PST
Portafilter Handle Repair http://www.instructables.com/id/Portafilter-Handle-Repair/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 16:09:27 PST
Knex Rotating Device For Fixing Parts http://www.instructables.com/id/Knex-Rotating-Device-For-Fixing-Parts/
Knex Rotating Device For Fixing Parts - More DIY How To Projects]]> http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/N0PS/I301KQMI/FEUN0PSI301KQMI.SQUARE2.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/N0PS/I301KQMI/FEUN0PSI301KQMI.SQUARE.jpg http://cdn.instructables.com/FEU/N0PS/I301KQMI/FEUN0PSI301KQMI.SMALL.jpg JM1999 Hello All readers,I am made this Instructable originally because we have had a lot of uses for a slow rotating device for gluing things for repairs.Now I am republishing this 'ible because I found the old video of it working so please get this awesome fixing tool out to all your friends, it really w...
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 09:49:57 PST
How do I clean my R.O. unit membrane? http://www.instructables.com/id/How-do-I-clean-my-RO-unit-membrane/
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Wed, 26 Nov 2014 02:51:04 PST