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A few sites recommend using a flat head screw driver. Find one that fits tightly across the inside of the hex head going from corner to corner and turn it gently. Personally I would go with a Torx bi …
answered Dec 25 '14 by apaul
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There are many, many options for bottle cap removal. As mentioned but not really explained there's the lighter trick: The key to this method is having a tight grip on the neck of the bottle so th …
answered Dec 18 '14 by apaul
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You can reseal most plastic packaging by folding the plastic over and gently warming the plastic with an iron, lighter, or hair-dryer. An iron will work best because it will keep the folded edge stra …
answered Dec 29 '14 by apaul
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While working in construction I would tear/split my nails fairly often, I found using simple wire cutters and tidying up any ragged edges with a fine grit sand paper worked pretty well.
answered Dec 9 '14 by apaul
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If you have a shop-vacuum you can use it to clear drains in a pinch. You'll usually need to fashion a adapter/attachment to get the gauge of the vacuum hose to fit inside the drain. To make an adap …
answered Dec 23 '14 by apaul