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How To Find An Equipment Manual Or Parts List
Al Cavasin, Concord, Mich.: “Do you ever have trouble finding an equipment manual or parts list when you need it? Because I’ve kept every piece of literature that came with whatever I’ve bought over the past 40 years, I had drawers and cabinets filled with paper. When I needed something, I’d have to search through the pile, getting everything greasy in the process.
  “So several years ago, I bought 20 3-ring binders and a heavy-duty 3-hole punch. I separated the manuals into groups that made sense like “MF235D & Implements” or “Garage Power Equipment” and “Stationary Power Tools”. In some cases I cut apart manila file folders to use as dividers, labeling the tabs.
  “I made big labels for the front of each book that tell what’s in them, slipping them into the transparent plastic covers on the outside. Now I don’t have to search for hours. I just grab the book I need.”

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2020 - Volume #44, Issue #2