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How to Assemble an IKEA Markus Office Chair Video

How to Assemble an IKEA Markus Office Chair Video

I have returned to sitting at my office desk. The main reason is so I can share the same space with Sedagive? — she’s significantly shorter than I am and my standing setup made it impossible for her to be near me. Our office area isn’t big enough for BOTH of us to have standing […]

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How to Make Homemade Raisins in a Dehydrator

How to Make Homemade Raisins in a Dehydrator

All you need to make awesome raisins at home are a dehydrator, plump grapes, and time. Here’s a tutorial on making homemade raisins.

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Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: How to Hold a Semi Automatic Pistol

Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: How to Hold a Semi Automatic Pistol

This episode of Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners is about how to properly grip a typical semi automatic pistol (or handgun). This video features a Glock 19 9mm semi-auto handgun, but the lessons should apply to any typical pistol. This is part of an ongoing introductory series and FAQ about firearms, ammunition and accessories […]

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Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: How To Load a Magazine

Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: How To Load a Magazine

This episode of Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners is about how to load the magazine for a typical semi automatic pistol (or handgun). I will teach you the basic parts of a magazine, how to load a magazine, and how to load a pistol and chamber a round. This video features a Glock 19 […]

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Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: How to Unload a Pistol

Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners: How to Unload a Pistol

This episode of Firearms Tips and Techniques for Beginners is about how to unload a typical semi automatic pistol (or handgun). This video features a Glock 19 9mm semi-auto handgun. This is part of an ongoing introductory series and FAQ about firearms, ammunition and accessories for new gun owners or people who want to learn […]

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Check Your Desiccants

Check Your Desiccants

About a year ago I wrote about how to make your own desiccant packs to help stave off rust and moisture-related damage. I was doing some inventory over the weekend, and it occurred to me to look at the different silica bags I had in each container. Some of them were getting saturated, and one […]

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Making Yogurt in the STX Dehydra Food Dehydrator

Making Yogurt in the STX Dehydra Food Dehydrator

We’ve owned our STX Dehydra 600 food dehydrator for just over two months now. My model came with a plastic window that could be used for taller objects, like glass mason canning jars. I had read about people making yogurt in their dehydrators, and I was interested to see what it would be like compared […]

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Shooting a Glock 19 Inside of a Shirt

Shooting a Glock 19 Inside of a Shirt

I carry my handguns concealed 100% of the time. I don’t open carry, and even when training with rifles or shotguns I keep my handguns covered. One of the by-products of carrying concealed is that your handgun may get caught up inside of your cover garment. This can also happen if you carry a pistol […]

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How to Replace the Keyboard on a Lenovo G450 laptop
By September 24, 20120 Comments Read More →

How to Replace the Keyboard on a Lenovo G450 laptop

Sometimes things happen. The can of compressed air got mixed up with the can for liquid carpet cleaner, and like that the keyboard on our Lenovo G450 laptop went kaput. Pressing a single key would result in multiple characters showing up on the screen. I tried prying the key caps up and cleaning the area […]

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How I Disassemble a Glock Pistol
By September 11, 20120 Comments Read More →

How I Disassemble a Glock Pistol

More people in my peer group are buying Glock semiautomatic pistols. Some because it’s an election year. Some because they are becoming more fight-focused in their mindsets and firearms training. I started with a Glock 27 when I turned 21, then I spent some time carrying an Officer’s Model 1911, then an XD-45, then a […]

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