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Cam Spray  – Pressure Washers that Stand the Test of Time!

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21-1000WM
Deluxe Wall-Mount Electric Powered 2 gpm, 1,000 psi Cold Water Pressure Washer

  • One of the most popular designs in the Cam Spray line since its introduction 25 years ago.
  • The industrial painted frame stands-up to use in the toughest of environments!

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800-487-3636 • automotiveteam@greatamerica.com

Fire Prevention Day!

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October 9th is Fire Prevention Day. Fire Prevention Day exists to raise awareness of practices that can help prevent fires, recognize the work of fire fighters and to commemorate the Great Chicago Fire.

Did You Know?

  1. Fire can be understood by knowing the Fire Triangle. The triangle represents the three components that fires need to exist: heat, oxygen and fuel. If one of these components is missing, a fire can’t ignite.
  2. Every year more than 3,800 people die fire related deaths in the U.S. Approximately 18,300 people are injured every year in fires. Most of these fires could have been prevented by practicing proper fire safety and having fire alarms. On average more than 60 firefighters die every year in the line of duty.
  3. Most house fires start in the kitchen. Cooking is the leading cause of home fire injuries. Cooking fires often start from overheated grease and unattended cooking. Electric stoves are involved in more fires than gas stoves.
  4. More people die from smoke inhalation than flames. Fire can suck all of the oxygen from a room and replace it with poisonous smoke and gases before flames even reach a room. Many times people die from lack of oxygen before the fire reaches their room.
  5. Approximately two-thirds of all fire deaths happen in homes where there’s no working fire alarm. Your chance of dying in a home fire is cut in half if you have a working smoke alarm.

Source: firerescue1.com

Need an Easy Way to Move Vehicles Around the Shop?

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16-572
Car Dolly

Provides easy movement of vehicles after removal of the drivetrain.

  • Each unit has 1,800 lbs. capacity with low height of 9″ and high of 14″.
  • May be used with or without tires on vehicle.
  • Universal design for use on all vehicle types without additional adapters.
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National Name Your Car Day!

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Today, October 2nd is National Name Your Car Day.

According to a Nationwide Insurance survey of 1,082 U.S. car owners, they found the following:

  • Nearly 25% of U.S. car owners have a special name for their car.
  • More than 31% were inspired by the vehicle’s color and appearance.
  • At 36%, car owners between the ages of 18 and 34 are more likely to nickname their cars.
  • Women are more likely to have a nickname for their cars than men — 27% vs. 17%
  • About of out of four surveyed think of their car as a girl, with women more likely to have a “baby” girl. Witness “Eleanor” from the 2000 film Gone in 60 Seconds.
  • Men are more likely than women to name their car after a famous or historical person or a character in a movie.

Sources: usatoday.com and gembamarketing.com

Organize Your Service Area with Service Control Numbers!

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Cee-Jay
Your Source for Automotive Service Control Supplies!

70-120E
Service Control Numbers

  • Card is numbered on each side.
  • Printed in Red on one side and Green on the other.
  • Available numbers: 0001 to 9999.
  • Quantity of 1,000 in pads of 100.
  • Size: 6-7/8" x 6"
  • Includes perforated key tag and claim check.
  • Hangs from Rear View Mirror.
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National Pancake Day

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September 26th is National Pancake Day!

A great day to indulge in some pancakes. However what do you know about the simple pancake?

Did You Know?

  • Pancakes are found almost in every culture. It is a thin flat cake made from batter and fried in a pan or on a griddle. Batter is usually made from eggs, flour, milk or water, oil or melted butter. Sometimes batter can be made from buttermilk.
  • The first ready-mix food which was sold commercially was Aunt Jemima pancake flour. It was invented in 1889  in St. Joseph, Missouri.
  • The first pancake recipe appeared in an English cookbook in the fifteenth century.
  • World’s biggest pancake was cooked in Rochdale (Greater Manchester) in 1994, which was 15 meters in diameter, weighted three tones and had an estimated two million calories.

Source: mobile-cuisine.com

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Champion Duplex Compressors . .. The Answer  When You Need Extra Air Delivery!

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27-HR5D12-230-3
Duplex 5 hp Advantage Air Compressor

Duplex air compressors are for extra air delivery when you need it without wasted space. Duplex air compressor systems allow your application the flexibility of single operation, alternating between compressors, or duplex operation to meet high air demand.

Prorated 5-Year Compressor Warranty!

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Low Flush-Top Cart Makes Moving Heavy Items Easier!

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713-001-01229JA
2-Shelf Low-Profile Vibration Reduction Cart

Low flush-top cart, makes it easier to lift boxes onto the top shelf. Great for moving boxes, parts, or other heavy items around.

  • All welded construction, except casters.
  • Clearance between shelves is 17", Top shelf height is 31".
  • Raised offset handle is 12" above top shelf.
  • Durable 12 gauge steel shelves with under bracing, 3/16" Thick angle corners, and 12 gauge caster mounts for long lasting use.
  • 1-½" Shelf Lips down, Flush, on top shelf and lips up on bottom shelf.
  • 24"W x 36"L
  • Weight: 130
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National Cheeseburger Day!

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Today, September 18th is National Cheeseburger Day! Here is story of the origin of the Cheeseburger …

Cheeseburger Fun Facts: There are several theories about the origins of the cheeseburger. One story claims that the cheeseburger was created between 1924 and 1926 by a chef named Lionel Sternberger. As the story goes, a homeless man dining at Sternberger’s restaurant in Pasadena, California, suggested the addition of a slice of cheese to his hamburger order. Sternberger complied, eventually added it to his menu, and the rest is history.

Source: mobile-cuisine.com

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Does Your Shop Need Detailing Products?

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Check out Medco’s line-up of Meguiar’s Detailing Products!

  • Shampoo
  • Wax
  • All Purpose Cleaners
  • Interior & Exterior Dressings
  • Glass Cleaner
  • Leather Cleaner & Conditioner
  • Degreaser
  • Wheel Brightener
  • Mirror Glaze® Compound
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Patriot Day

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In the United States, Patriot Day, observed as the National Day of Service and Remembrance, occurs on September 11 of each year in memory of the 2,977 people killed in the September 11, 2001 attacks.

Embedded in the memories of everyone who lived through it, this was the day four jet planes were hijacked and crashed into the New York World Trade Center and the Pentagon in Arlington, Virginia, causing the deaths of 2,977 people. The fourth plane (United Airlines Flight 93) was directed at Washington DC, but its passengers bravely attempted to take back control and it crashed into a field near Shanksville, Pennsylvania.

Each year on this day, American flags are flown at half-staff to honor and commemorate those lives lost.

“We will Never Forget”

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