My brakes are squeaking but I’m still under warranty, are brakes covered?

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Squeaking brakes is not necessarily a sign that your brakes need repair.  The brake system is a circular metal disk attached to the wheel with a pad attached.  When you step on the brake petal you are squeezing the brake pad into the disk, the pressure is very strong, enough to stop your vehicle from […]

Who invented sewing machines?

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Hand sewing is an art form that is over 20,000 years old. The first sewing needles were made of bones or animal horns and the first thread was made of animal sinew. Iron needles were invented in the 14th century. The first eyed needles appeared in the 15th century.   BIRTH OF MECHANICAL SEWING The […]

What do I do when power goes off while baking beard in my bread machine?

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Many bread makers have a power failure backup feature.  This feature will allow your break maker to shut down for up to sixty minutes, then turn back on and continue exactly where it left off.  The feature is cut off at sixty minutes for quality and health reasons.  If you’re using dairy products or other […]

How do air brakes function on commercial vehicles?

Air brakes use a compressor which is powered by the engine of the vehicle to compress air, which is stored in tanks, and then used to apply the braking system and stop the vehicle.  When the driver presses the brake pedal, they are operating a valve which controls the air pressure release into the brake […]

Are Kipor inverter generators as good as Hondas?

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The Honda generator is quite pricey compared to the Kipor generator, but the Kipor generator is a lesser-known brand.  There are often problems with the lesser-known brand, but it’s not always true that you get what you pay for.  I haven’t had the pleasure of comparing the two so my answer will be mainly speculation.  […]

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