Exercise & Leisure Repairs

Exercise & Leisure Repairs

Bicycle Repair

Exercise & Leisure RepairsBicycles are simple transportation, but they, too, can need repair. This Fix-It Guide on bicycle repair tells how a bicycle works, what often goes wrong, how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives simple step-by-step instructions for how to lubricate the headset and other parts, how to fix a flat tire, how to adjust cantilever brakes, how to adjust side-pull brakes, and how to replace a chain. Single- and three-speed bikes are relatively easy to repair, but those with more speed gears require more repair knowledge and finesse.

Exercise & Leisure Repairs

Doll Repair

Exercise & Leisure RepairsDolls can become life-long treasures. This Fix-It Guide on doll repair tells how a doll works, what often goes wrong, how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives simple step-by-step instructions for how to replace a cloth-body doll’s torso and how to restring a plastic or vinyl doll. Whether it’s a toy or a collectible, your home doll hospital can rejuvenate many friends using doll repair, teddy bear repair, or hand puppet repair. This guide also refers you to another Fix-It Guide for sewing repairs.

Exercise & Leisure Repairs

Exercise Equipment Repair

Exercise & Leisure RepairsHuff. . .Puff. . .Won’t this exercise equipment ever break down? You wish! This Fix-It Guide on how to repair exercise equipment tells how exercise equipment works, what can go wrong,  how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives instructions for how to remove a flywheel case from a stationary bike, how to adjust a stationary bike’s belt, how to tighten a treadmill belt, and how to center a treadmill belt. The most common problem is lack of maintenance, lubricating moving parts, and keeping batteries fresh. Even so, exercise equipment occasionally quits. What to do? Burn calories fixing it! This guide also refers to the Bicycle Fix-It Guide for chain repair and another Fix-It Guide for motor repair.

Exercise & Leisure Repairs

Fishing Reel Repair

Exercise & Leisure Repairs“I got a bite!” This Fix-It Guide on fishing reel repair includes fly reel repair, open-face spinning reel repair, closed-face spinning reel repair, and bait-casting reel repair. The guide tells how a fishing reel works, what often goes wrong, how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives simple step-by-step instructions for how to install a bail and spring on an open-face spinning reel, how to replace drag washers and springs on a bait-casting reel, and how to replace a spool catch spring on a fly reel.

Exercise & Leisure Repairs

Stuffed Toy Repair

Exercise & Leisure Repairs

Beloved stuffed toys get a lot of use – and abuse. This Fix-It Guide on stuffed toy repair tells how a stuffed toy works, what often goes wrong, how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives simple step-by-step instructions for how to repair an open seam, reattach an ear or limb, replace a stitched nose and mouth, replace a button eye, replace a lock-in eye, replace a sound box, and restore plumpness.

Exercise & Leisure Repairs

Toy Repair

Exercise & Leisure Repairs

Toys get broken. Many can be repaired. This Fix-It Guide on toy repair tells how a toy works, what often goes wrong, how to identify the problem, and what parts and tools you will need to fix it. It then gives simple step-by-step instructions for how to bond a broken plastic toy, how to repower a battery-operated toy, how to repair a split wood wheel, how to replace a broken axle, how to repair a leak in a sport ball, and how to stop a leaking valve.

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