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Replacing or Rebuilding the Battery pack in an APC SmartUPS 1000XL UPS

In this video I show you how to replace (and rebuild) the battery pack in an APC SmartUPS 1000XL UPS (SUA1000XL)
 
You can save money by buying individual batteries and rebuilding the battery pack with the original wiring.

 
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Replacing or Rebuilding the Battery pack in a CyberPower 1285AVR UPS

In this video I show you how to replace (and rebuild) the battery pack in a CyberPower 1285AVR UPS.
 
Although you can buy complete battery packs, you can save money if you purchase the batteries separately and rebuild the pack using the existing wiring.

 
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Vintage SnapOn F-71-D 30T 3/8″ Drive Ratchet Disassembly, Cleaning & Reassembly

This is a DIY of the disassembly, cleaning, inspection, lube and reassembly of a 3/8″ drive Vintage SnapOn 30 tooth F-71-D ratchet.
A friend asked us to take a look at his ratchet, which was completely locked up.

 
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Craftsman Premium 84T 3/8″ Ratchet Model 2548 Rebuild Kit Options

This is an informational video about some rebuild kit options for a 3/8″ drive Craftsman Premium 84 tooth ratchet.
A big thanks goes out to garagejournal.com member “Mikebaker1139” for lending me the items to do this video!

 
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Craftsman Premium 84T 3/8″ Drive Ratchet Rebuild and Cleaning

This is a DIY of the disassembly, cleaning, inspection, lube and reassembly of a 3/8″ drive Craftsman Premium 84 tooth ratchet. A big thanks goes out to garagejournal.com member “Mikebaker1139” for lending me this to do some videos!

 
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Instant Pot Duo Plus 60 Overview & Opinion (IP-Duo Plus60)

This is an overview and my opinions on the latest model (as of Spring 2017) Instant Pot Duo Plus60. I’ve been waiting for this new model to show up in stock at Amazon, so when it did, I bought one right away. I do a quick DIY on how to perform the initial testing and I make a batch of hard boiled eggs.

 
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