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How To : Adjust and align the brakes on a Nitro RC car

In this tutorial, we learn how to adjust and align the brakes on a Nitro RC car. It's very important to adjust and align your brakes so your RC car stays in top shape and doesn't get ruined while you are using it. Take the caliper out and see what the strength of it is, if it ...more

How To : Adjust the disk brakes on a bicycle

For the hardcore bicycle enthusiast, repairing your own bike is a fact of life. It only gets more challenging the more advanced and elaborate your bike is. This video will teach you how to adjust your manually pulled Shimano disk brakes for better performance. And for preventi ...more

How To : Adjust cantilever brakes on a bicycle

It's time to address brakes in this next tutorial. In this video, you'll find out how to adjust cantilever style brakes. For this tutorial, you'll need a 5mm allen key, a 10 mm open-end wrench, a strip of sandpaper, and an optional cable puller. It's an easy project to tackle ...more

How To : Adjust the brakes on a 1931 Model A Ford

The 1931 Model A Ford is a classic, but like many classic cars owning one means investing substantial time and money into maintenance and repairs. If the brakes are giving you a lot of trouble in your Model A (and when are they not?) it may be time to adjust them. This video w ...more

How To : Bleed and adjust trailer brakes

In this video, we learn how to bleed and adjust trailer brakes. First, level the trailer and use a jack stand to support it. Now, hand bleed the brakes using the master cylinder. From here, let any air out of the break line, doing this on all the different brake lines. Next, f ...more

How To : Adjust your front brakes

This video tutorial is in the Sports category which will show you how to adjust your front brakes on your bike. The brake pads are very adjustable. It has 360 degrees rotation which helps in installing it on the bike easily. First install the brake arms. Then loosen up the bra ...more

How To : Fix squeaky bike brakes

Squeak, squeak, squeak… SQUEAK! How annoying. Squeaky brakes on your bicycle. An idyllic bike ride can quickly be ruined by those squeaky bike brakes. Here’s a checklist of common squeaky brake culprits and how to fix them. You Will Need * Clean rags * An oil-free cleaner * A ...more

How To : Fix squeaky bike brakes

If you're racing for time or taking a leisurely ride by the beach there's little that's more annoying than a squeaking sound every rotation of a wheel. Don't let a squeaky break ruin your biking fun when those brakes can be as good as new in no time. An idyllic bike ride can ...more

How To : Adjust bike brake

Learn how to adjust the brakes on your bike. This information is valuable to teach you how to do maintenance on your bike by yourself.

How To : Repair bicycles

In this bicycle repair how-to video series, learn how to repair your bicycle from expert David Lyell. David will show you how to repair front cantilever brakes, how to adjust bike U-brakes how to fix a loose headset on a bicycle, how to adjust the derailleurs on your bike. Par ...more

How To : Brake properly on a motorcycle

When driving, the most important thing to remember is the brake. Mercy Stop 1. Be on the second gear with 22 mph. 2. Pull the clutch and give a bit of pressure on hand break and foot break. B. Red Light 1. Kick down the gear or the motorcycle to slow down. 2. Pull the clutch b ...more

How To : Tie a skinny necktie in a four-in-hand knot

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to tie a four-in-hand knot with a skinny necktie. Begin with the wide end at least 12 inches longer than the thin end. Then put the wide end over the narrow end and wrap it around once more. Now bring the wide end under the loop and do ...more

How To : Tie the decorative Pipa Knot

In this Tying It All Together video tutorial, you will learn how to tie a decorative pipa knot. To begin, take a piece of rope and fold so that you have two strands. Create a loop and take the left strand and loop it around the original loop. Continue doing this until you have ...more

How To : Operate cruise control in a 2010 Prius

Operating the Toyota Prius 2010 cruise control is very simple if you watch this video. The switches of the cruise control is located on the stock which is behind the right side of the steering wheel. The on/off button is at the end of the stock. Once you turn it on, accelerate ...more

How To : Use cruise control on the 2010 Toyota 4Runner

ToyotaUSA shows us a quick video detailing cruise control on the 2010 Toyota 4Runner. Cruise control is standard on all 4Runner models. Behind the lower right side of the steering wheel there are switches for the cruise control. To activate it, press the on/off button at the e ...more

How To : Do a flatland BMX move

Flatland is a freestyle BMX bike riding style on smooth, flat surfaces without any ramps or jumps. Learn how to flatland from our BMX biking expert in this extreme sports video tutorial. Take action: feather the brakes, shift your weight, and practice, but remember not to pull ...more

How To : Put on a spray skirt in kayaking

In this how-to video, you will learn how to put on a spray skirt while kayaking. This is important if you want something to wear while you kayak. A dry top has a latex neck and wrist. A semi-dry top has a neoprene neck and wrists. For both of these, a feature called a double t ...more

How To : Tie an arbor knot for fishing

This video shows us how to tie an arbor knot for fishing. Here a blue rope is taken to explain how it is done but actually the fishing net is used to tie such knots. The rope is taken and is made a loop, and the line is made to pass through the loop to make the first knot whic ...more

How To : Make a quick stop on a motorcycle

In this tutorial, we learn how to make a quick stop on a motorcycle. You must reach a speed of 15 mph first. A quick stop means you stop right when you are in the middle of driving, without slowing down first. Close the throttle first, then pull in the clutch. From here, apply ...more

How To : Tie a single windsor knot

In this how-to video, you will learn how to tie a single Windsor knot. This will be useful if you need to wear a tie at a formal event. First, place the tie around the back of your neck. Next, cross the bigger side over the smaller side and then pull it up through the loop. Ne ...more

How To : Adjust tilt steering in your vehicle

Now before checking out this next tutorial, it's a good idea to read your owner's manual to find out if you have tilt steering. If you do, then this video is for you. Not all cars are the same, but one cool feature is the ability to tilt the steering wheel up and down. It's so ...more

How To : Do supine pull ups to work your back

The supine pull-up is generally performed on a Smith machine. This exercise is a modified version of the classic pull-up. It is sometimes referred to as an inverted pull-up. The first step in this exercise is to adjust the bar height. The bar height should be approximately 4 f ...more

How To : Land a Nitro RC plane

First of all you have to loose the altitude by taking a circle or two around in the air. On the final turn make a good straight approach to runaway and don't use too much ‘ailerons’ then. Just use the controls ‘rudder’, ‘elevator’ and ‘throttle’. Also watch for the cars or the ...more

How To : Use a sewing machine properly

Even if you never took home ec, you can create simple projects by learning the basics of sewing machine use. You Will Need * A sewing machine * A sturdy table * Thread * Your machine’s instruction manual * A bobbin * Fabric * An adjustable chair or table (optional) Step 1: Pl ...more

How To : Tie the triple goddess knot

Learn to tie the triple goddess knot with this video tutorial. First you will need a nice size piece of string. Make a small loop with one side of the string close to the middle. Second, make a second loop with the other side of the string close to the middle. Third,cross the ...more

How To : Tie a bow tie with Playboy

You've got style. You've got class. You've got... No reason to still be wearing a clip-on. Show off your suave side with a perfectly knotted tie. Watch this video to learn how to tie a bow tie. You Will Need * A bow tie * Patience Step 1. Getting to Know You Acquaint yours ...more

How To : Tie an easy double windsor knot

This video demonstrates how to tie a double Windsor knot, which is the neatest and most uniform looking tie knot. This knot can be tied in a few steps. First flip the shirt collar up and drape the tie around the neck as shown. Make sure to adjust the tie length so that the nar ...more

How To : Remove the rear wheel from your bike

Don't know how to take that rear wheel off of your bike? Is the chain making things difficult? Check out this instructional cycling video that demonstrates how to remove your rear wheel if you have to change your bike tire or fix a flat. This is a VERY BASIC and non-technical ...more

How To : Tie the Slatt's Rescue Belt knot design

In this video TIAT shows you how to make a rescue belt. Begin by making a basic knot in the center, holding that knot on the top of your ring finger and between your thumb begin making loops. To create these loops extend the strand to the right side of the knot straight out pa ...more

How To : Use the dimension tool in Google SketchUp

Take a look at this instructional video and learn how to use the dimension tool in Google SketchUp. This tutorial covers how to add dimensions directly to your model and how to adjust dimension settings. To dimension a distance between two points, simply select the dimension t ...more

How To : Tie an adjustable bowline knot

This how-to video demonstrates a way of tying a bowline to adjust the snugness of the bowline on your winch or whatever you have tied it to. Tie the bowline as usual. Pull the top of the eye and the bottom of the turn apart then pull on both of the strands exiting the loop to ...more

How To : Learn to use the push pull tool in Google SketchUp

Are you new to Google SketchUp? With the push pull tool, you'll be able to render any two dimensional shape into a three dimensional ojbect. Take a look at this instructional video and learn the basics on how to use the push pull tool in Google SketchUp. If you're concerned wi ...more

How To : Yo-Yo like a pro

Yo-yo's are not just for kids anymore. Check out this funky tutorial and learn how to yo-yo like a pro. You can do way more than just pull your yo-yo up and down, with a little practice you will soon be performing tricks and spinning your yo-yo all over the place! You Will Nee ...more

How To : Activate the junk mail filter in Entourage for Mac

Follow these few step by step instructions to learn how to activate the junk mail filter in Entourage for Mac. The Microsoft Entourage email client for the Macintosh has a Junk Mail Filter that automatically classifies unwanted mail or spam that you receive as junk. The Filte ...more

How To : Parallel park your car

Can you properly parallel park your car? Well follow along as we are given instructions on what to do. -It is best to begin practicing parallel parking when there are no obstacles and then trying with plenty of space between cars. -Eventually you will be confident enough to sq ...more

How To : Do one arm lat pulldowns to work the back

The largest muscle in the back is scientifically known as the latissimus dorsi. You might see it referred to as the "lats" or "wings." The lats are used any time you pull something. For example, when you open a refrigerator or a car door, you are primarily using your lat muscl ...more

How To : Set up cyclocross bikes

In this video series, our expert will demonstrate how to set up and adjust a cyclocross bike. You will learn expert tips on cyclocross racing while also getting easy to follow instructions how to best adjust your cyclocross bicycle. Our expert will demonstrate how to set up an ...more

How To : Use a bias binder on a sewing machine

To use a bias binder on a sewing machine, cut end of bias tape at a diagonal. Feed tape into scroll of binder and pull out to back. Adjust binder and/or needle position so that needle pierces fabric approximately 1/16 inch from folded edge of bias tape. Stitch about 1 inch alo ...more

How To : Mount and dismount your horse

In this video series, watch as Kelli LaBar teaches how to mount and dismount a horse. Get horse safety tips, learn how tighten the girth, how to pull up on a horse, how to mount from the ground and from a mounting block, and how to adjust the stirrups. Part 1 of 15 - How to Mo ...more

How To : Zoom in Firefox

No need to get up to get your glasses, or strain to see that tiny text because with a few clicks of the mouse you will be a master at zooming in and out when using Mozilla Firefox browser. Do something nice for yourself today. Sometimes the picture or print on a browser windo ...more

How To : Use the Volume Keys for Page Scrolling on Android

Android's beauty is in its customization; you can have widgets for anything, launchers that look and feel completely different from one another, and fonts you can change at any time. And it doesn't stop at aesthetics—you can go much deeper than looks. For instance, you can ma ...more

How To : Make a Gunk-Free Toothbrush Holder from Junk

Brushing your teeth is a necessity. You don't want to walk around with yellow teeth and stinky breath, and it's common courtesy to those around you to care about your personal hygiene at least that much. One unfortunate part about brushing your teeth is the toothbrush holder. ...more

How To : Adjust a Hayes sole brake

The Hayes sole brake is a type of sophisticated brake that has only one break pad instead of two. It thus requires different techniques to adjust it, and this video demonstrates that technique so that you can do it yourself if you are lucky enough to have a mountain bike so eq ...more

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