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The pawn shop owner agreed to trade a wringer washer for the rifle." Recounting the story, Jackson told The Lewiston Tribune that the rifle "was the only thing I had that was worth anything."
The ergonomic wringer is utilized to combat Repetitive Strain Injuries, minimize bending, reduce fatigue, and decrease stress and strain on back, shoulders, and hands.
The competitive wringer of the past few years has meant that only efficient and well-capitalized operators have been able to stay in the wire chopping sector.
Marcy Lilly says she learned to can vegetables, use a solar cooker and a wood stove, collect rain water, wash her laundry with a hand-cranked wringer machine and hang it outside to dry, and use a human-powered radio.
The easy-to-use EasySat Bucketless Floor Mop for the cleanroom features a built-in solution tank that eliminates the need for a bucket and wringer. The fully autoclavable tool also features a mop head constructed from the same material as the proprietary VertiKlean Mops.
The sponge is rinsed after use, and excess liquid is eliminated by pulling on the wringer handle.
Like The Card Game, whose raw spades and diamonds skid comically across a baize green ground, this work suggests the ambitions of, say, Howard Hodgkin--to recall in tranquillity a past social event and transmute it into paint--downgraded by several stations and fed through a wringer.
For Air Force readers, the essay on the Wringer Project is the first entry in what undoubtedly will become a new subfield in East-West Cold War history: the use of German former prisoners of war and detainees to build an intelligence and target database on the closed Soviet Union.
The UltraMax system features a removable cleaning pad that is machine-washable and comes with a patented bucket with a press wringer to keep hands dry while removing excess water.
Designed specifically for the cleanroom, this innovative new mop is easy to use, the built-in solution tank completely eliminates the need for a bucket and wringer. In addition, the EasySat is fully autoclavable.
As Palmer approaches his 10th birthday, he must choose between accepting his job of being a "wringer"-someone who wrings the necks of wounded pigeons during his town's annual pigeon shoot--or standing up to his peers and the whole town to oppose what he believes is wrong.