How To: Safely operate and maintain an AK-47 or AK series rifle

The AK-47 is the most commonly used assault rifle in the world, responsible for an incredible amount of death over the last sixty years. They are amazingly well-made guns, and if you're fortunate enough to have one (they're less common in the US than just about anywhere else), watch this video to learn how to safely operate, clean, clear, maintain, and disassemble your AK-47 or other AK series rifle.

How To: Maintain that centerline

This episode discusses the four causal aerodynamic factors leading to the overall left turning tendency that an aircraft experiences during flight. Join Scott Ludwig and Seth Hardley as they teach about Torque Effect, Spiraling Slipstream, Gyroscopic Precession and P-Factor and how these principles will affect your aircraft on your next training flight. During the takeoff roll, remember to maintain centerline at all times and don’t get lazy feet.

How To: Find and maintain hair extensions

There are few celebrities who dare attend a movie premiere or other industry event without a full head of hair...fake hair, that is. Like the rest of us, many celebrity babes weren't born with naturally lush locks, so they turn to extensions to boost their volume.

How To: Clean and Maintain Your Tape Measure

Recently I was working outside forming a driveway in the rain. Working in and around the wet sand was not friendly on my tools, especially my tape measure. About halfway through the day my tape measure would need "encouragement" in order to retract to the closed postion. Not too much later, with force applied, it would remain standing out at 1ft. and the problem progressively got worse.

How To: 10 Key Things Everyone Should Know About Seasoning, Cleaning, & Maintaining Cast Iron Pans

Cast iron is one of the best surfaces to cook on, but taking care of it is a whole 'nother story. It's not as simple as just washing it in soapy water like all of your other pans, and everyone has different ideas about how it should be done. It seems intimidating at first, but once you learn the basics, you'll be making the best steaks, homemade pizza, and fried chicken of your life.

How To: Maintain your Rubik's Cube in six easy steps

If you are so good at solving Rubik's Cubes that your cube is starting to show signs of wear and tear for your excessive, fast solving, give yourself a pat on the back. You are really smart. But not your cube is sticky and the stickers are falling off! Don't let your pride and joy fall into disrepair. This video will show you six easy steps for cleaning and maintaining your Rubik's Cube, making it work even better than it did out of the box. This may take you longer than solving the puzzle, b...

How To: Maintain car tires and ensure maximum tire life

This video shows you how to perform tire maintenance on your vehicle. In order to check the tread wear on your tires, you will need a penny. You will have to check the entire tire for wear, because tires may wear away unequally. Just slip the penny between the tread. If you are still able to see Lincoln’s entire head, then you will need to replace your tire(s).

How To: Maintain the Tippmann A-5 power tube and valve

In this how-to video, you will learn how to maintain a Tippman A-5 Power Tube and Valve. First, pull the valve out of the power tube. Grab the pin with a pair of pliers and give it a firm yank. Next, remove the o-ring and set it aside. Remove the other o-ring off the back. A washer, spring, and plunger will fall out. Remove the other o-ring and valve seat with the tool shown. Now, you can oil the o-rings back up and re-assemble the power tube and valve. Follow the above steps in the reverse o...

How To: Maintain an outdoor gas grill with Lowe's

Mike Kraft of Lowe's shows you how to keep your outdoor gas grill working properly all season long. He shows all the parts that make up the grill and how to maintain them so that it continues to work in good order. It can be surprisingly easy. Much of what you have to do is simply keeping it clean, tightening fittings, and replacing old worn out parts. If you follow all the steps in the video, you will enjoy your outdoor grill all summer long.

How To: Maintain a thin and healthy body for life

More than any expensive exercise machine, more than any fad diet, and more than even having a trainer, the single most important thing you can do to lose weight and keep that weight off is to have willpower. That means having the courage to overcome cravings and eat healthy, and to work out rather than watch "Friends."

How To: Build & maintain a worm composting farm

Looking to make a worm composting bin? Look no further. This video vermiculture how-to will see to it that you know everything you need to know to start your own worm-assisted compost process. For more information, including detailed instructions on setting up your own worm composting bin to generate fertile soil for your home garden, watch this free gardener's guide.

How To: Maintain the guide bar on a chainsaw

In this video tutorial, viewers learn how to maintain the guide bar of a chainsaw. Begin by removing the guide bar from the chainsaw. Unscrew the two nuts on the side of the saw and then remove the chain. Now rest the guide bar at an angle and scrape off the metal bur, using a flat file. Simply run the file down the guide bar until it is clear of any bur. Then use a tool to scrape any debris that is inside the groove of the guide bar. This video will benefit those viewers who are in the const...

How To: Operate and maintain a chainsaw

This two-part chainsaw safety maintenance and operation instuctional video was developed to give chainsaw operators the basic information needed to properly and safely use a chainsaw. Although this program covers a wide variety of subjects, you should always read and fully understand your own chainsaw's operation manual. For more information on using and maintaing chainsaws, take a look.

How To: Maintain the entrance steps on an RV

Keep your RV Entrance Steps in tip top condition with this instructional RV video. This tutorial demonstrates how to maintain and repair your recreational vehicle entrance steps. Most RVs have electric steps, which are fairly maintenance free. The biggest component is lubrication. Make sure to lubricate once every thirty days using a lithium-based grease and spray every point. Learn how to inspect the wires underneath your RV and make sure everything is secure. Just follow the simple steps in...

How To: Maintain a mechanical steering system on your boat

It seems that maintaining the steering system on your boat is a pretty important task. Not only does it make sure your boat is running smoothly and effeciently, but will also make sure that you don't face certain doom. So in this tutorial, find out exactly how to maintain your mechanical steering system on your boat. You'll thank yourself and so will your boat. Enjoy!

How To: Maintain a swimming pool with Lowe's

Lowe's home improvement expert Mike Craft gives the low down on how to maintain your swimming pool. Pool maintenance is essential for keeping your pool like new and in tip-top condition. You will need some basic materials such as water test strips, chlorine tablets, algae-cide, water shock, a skimmer brush, pool net and vacuum. This video will show you how to balance your water, shock the water, clean out the filters and sweep and vacuum out your pool.

How To: Service and maintain your K&B automotive air filters

Have a K&N Air Filter inside your automobile? Well, chances are that it's going to get damaged and dirty at some point in time, so check out this automotive video tutorial to see how to service and maintain your K&B Air Filters. You will see the necessary steps to cleaning and oiling the air filters the correct way without damaging them, making for one hell of an unhappy car or truck.

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