Using Cam Buckles Safely

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Truck owners and all those who have ever had to transport large loads know how very important it is to make sure cargo is secured on the road. The safety of other drivers can be jeopardized if care and attention aren’t given to the preparation of a load. Fortunately, there are many combinations of metal hardware and straps made from various types of webbing that can be used to provide optimum security. Today, we’ll look at one type of hardware in particular – the cam buckle.

Like ratchet straps, cam buckles are excellent for securing cargo. However, there are some potential dangers associated with their misuse. Because cam buckles are tightened by pulling on the strap, rather than with a ratcheting action, Continue reading

How to Replace Sunglass Lenses

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If you’re anything like me, you’ve broken a pair of sunglasses or two. I can’t explain why or how. They go into my purse and they come out cracked and scratched. It’s like there’s a small family of vicious porcupines that only appears when my purse is zipped shut. Whoever they are, they’ve certainly caused me a little frustration over the years and cost me a fair bit of money in replacement sunglasses.

Fortunately, I recently discovered that busted up sunglasses don’t necessarily have to be replaced. In fact, they just need a good pair of replacement sunglass lenses. I’m not going to tell you just how many times I’ve had to replace s Continue reading