How a Linear Bushing Works

A linear bushing or a ball bushing is a linear bearing that rides on a round hardened shaft that uses low friction to provide linear guidance. 

A Quick History of Linear Bushings 

The first designs for linear bushings received a patent in 1945 and it was during the 1950s when these became commercially available. Until profiled rail linear guides were introduced in the 1970s, the linear bushings were used as the main linear motion form for applications that didn’t call for extreme accuracy and load capacity of machined ways.…


What are Side Flail Mowers?

Side flail mowers have “flails” or those bent metal pieces shaped into Y or T. These are connected to the rotating drum at the flail’s slim end. Every time the rotating drum turns, the flails also rotate at the rate that lets them rip through scrub and brush. The flails are separated throughout and across the drum to facilitate a cut that is more thoroughgoing.…


Beeswax Melter Alternatives

A beeswax melter is one of the most important tools in the arsenal of any beekeeper. But, why do you need one in the first place?

Honey is probably the first if not the only thing that people think of if you tell them that you are a beekeeper. After that, they might ask you if you ever get stung and if this hurts or not.  

Not a lot of non-beekeepers really bother to think about the rest of the products that a hive can give. While some of them might be familiar with propolis after seeing it as tincture …


Essential Pieces of Hunting Clothing

There are some pieces of hunting clothing that all hunters should own. Aside from looking great, these pieces will also help you stay protected and comfortable once you are out there in the wild. The clothing you use can also make or break your hunt, even if only one piece is missing in your wardrobe. 

To give you a good idea, here are some of the essential pieces that you need to own if you are serious with your hunting:…