Midas Man-Cave

Articles on some of the coolest tools and gadgets that every man and women should own.

  • How to shotgun a beer

    Know how to shotgun a beer with these tips #MidasManCave Learn a new skill and impress your friends!

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  • 9 ways guys can impress a girl with his car

    Here we share with you 9 ways guys can impress a girl with his car. This is something every man should know #MidasManCave Cars and women may be a guy’s two favorite things, but how well do they mix? How can a guy impress a girl with his car? For starters, I’m always impressed when a guy HAS a car… and when a repo man’s not after it… that’s a good place to start! But there are more… here are 9 ways a guy can impress a girl with his car, thus combining his two favorite things: cars and women. IT’S CLEAN Fellas, it doesn’t matter if you have the coolest car on the face of the planet — if it’s dirty, you’re not going to impress a girl with your car. When we girls see a messy car, we automatically assume, fair or not, that the guy inside, and his life, are also messy. TWO WORDS: HEATED SEATS Is there anything worse than sliding onto a cold leather seat in the middle of winter, especially if you’re wearing a little black dress? Nope. That’s why a guy can really impress his woman by having heated seats. I know they come standard on most models now, but they still wow me. NICE WHEELS While most guys think women may not notice these things, we do. Tires and wheels are important! We girls may not like the over-the-top wheels (like spinners, yuck!) but we do like sharp-looking wheels… especially when they’re not covered in grim brake dust (see item 1). GOOD SOUND SYSTEM We girls absolutely do NOT want our ears drums to suffer while riding in your car, but we also want to enjoy music while we’re driving with you. A good sound system is a must, then. Just use restraint and remember that if it’s too loud or too bass-y, we won’t come back for a second ride. LOTS OF POWER You already know this, guys: power is sexy. So we like a car with lots of power, and we love the low rumble of a muscle car, new or vintage. IT’S ECO-FRIENDLY By the same token, some of us might like guys who drive eco-friendly cars. As a greener (hippy chick) myself, I think highly of a guy who drives a Prius or Volt. Some girls might not think it’s sexy, but I sure do! HE KNOWS HOW TO MAINTAIN IT Guys, there’s nothing less sexy than a man who can’t tell what’s wrong with his…

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  • Happy Museum Day 2015

    Randburg Midas would like to wish you a Happy Museum Day 2015! Respect our Golden Oldies!

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  • Pants on fire dance

    For this week’s edition of man cave we show you why the proper protective clothing is important when doing any DIY activities and avoid the pants on fire dance #MidasManCave When it comes to protective equipment Randburg Midas has you covered. Be sure to check out our awesome YouTube channel for more amazing content! Connect with us and share your photos of your goodies from Randburg Midas and tag #RandburgMidas Facebook Twitter Youtube Google+ Instagram LinkedIn Pinterest

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  • LighterBro

    Take your lighter to the next level with this awesome LighterBro #MidasManCave LighterBro is the fire-breathing multi-tool, manufactured using 100% imported Japanese 420 Stainless Steel that has been highly polished to a mirror finish. The “snap action” tools of knife, screwdriver and scissors are spring loaded for fast action. The bottle opener is integrated into the bottom of the multi-tool lighter sleeve for instant use. Push the lighter past bottle opener stop for a more compact profile when carried. LighterBro logo is laser engraved for maximum durability. Includes an integrated key ring allowing you to tether your LighterBro so it never gets lost or stolen. Equip yourself with LighterBro Today available form Import It All Save Money and Time: Never loose your lighter with personalization and the lanyard leash. Spark a conversation when asked for a light. You got a Lighter Bro? Save room in your pockets by combining your lighter and multitool. Save time digging around for a bottle opener when you need it Trim that thread before your shirt comes unwound. Never have to live with loose glasses with the convenience the glass screwdriver in your pocket Easily open all of those boxes and packages with the razor sharp knife. Makes a great gift for the holidays Purchase this item from by clicking here.

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  • 10 Circular Saw tips and tricks

    A circular saw is no toy, but after reading these 10 circular saw tips and tricks, you would be more confident is using one #Powertool For all your tool needs to and see us at Randburg Midas. Most novice do-it-yourselfers feel perfectly comfortable using an electric drill or jigsaw, but nearly all of them are hesitant to pick up a portable circular saw. And that’s not surprising when you consider that drills and jigsaws are relatively safe, quiet and easy to control. A portable circular saw, on the other hand, is a powerful, noisy, sawdust-spewing brute that can inflict serious injury if it’s used improperly—it’s on our list of the 5 Most Dangerous Tools. However, to improve your DIY skills and advance the size and scope of your weekend projects, it’s important to learn to cut with a circular saw. Here are 10 tips to help you cut safely and more confidently. Reminder: Wear eye protection when using any power tool. Inspect the Saw Before each use, run a quick safety check on the saw. Be sure the lower blade guard retracts smoothly and snaps back when released. Check the blade for chipped or broken teeth; replace the blade if you find any damage. On corded saws, inspect the power cord for cracks. If using a cordless saw, make sure the battery is fully charged. Remember to unplug the cord or remove the battery before loosening, tightening, or changing the blade. Check the Blade The speed and quality of the cut depends on the condition of the saw blade. Never cut with a dull, rusty, or damaged blade. I recommend using a thin-kerf carbide-tipped combination blade, which can be used for crosscuts and rip cuts in solid wood and plywood. With the saw unplugged or the battery removed, adjust the saw’s depth of cut so the blade extends no more than 1/4 in. past the board’s edge. Circular saws aren’t just woodcutting tools. When fitted with the proper blade, the saw can also saw through various types of metal, and through masonry such as brick, stone and concrete. Find the Proper Saw Position There’s no hard-and-fast rule regarding which direction to make the cut, but whenever possible position the saw with its motor facing toward the larger section of board that isn’t falling away when cut. That way, the saw’s base plate, or shoe, will be fully supported throughout the cut…

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