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Help me find a good seamstress in Seattle/Tacoma area

I need someone who can work quickly, has reasonable prices, and can handle costuming from drawn, not particularly complex designs. Anecdotes welcome. [more inside]
posted by corb on Jan 27, 2015 - 4 answers

Custom Switch Panel for a Tacoma

I am adding some accessory circuits to my Tacoma, for things like the Winch, air compressor, and extra lighting and I need to mount the switches somewhere. [more inside]
posted by Pogo_Fuzzybutt on Sep 26, 2014 - 6 answers

Jeep or pickup truck or...?

We need to replace our Subaru, and my wife and I both want to have something rough and tumble and fun to bounce down the road in. Help us find the right car, please! [more inside]
posted by sleevener on Aug 26, 2013 - 21 answers

Dodge Dakota experiences?

We're looking at buying a used Dodge Dakota, probably early 2000s, V6. Does anyone have any information on them? [more inside]
posted by boilermonster on Jul 29, 2013 - 7 answers

another "name this song" question

I just heard this rock song on the radio driving by Tacoma WA tonight. Supposedly it's by a band named Cruella (sp?) with a girl singing and some instrumental sections with heavy guitar. Would anyone have any idea what song this might be? I was going to google one line of the lyrics but forgot what it is already. Thanks!
posted by ditto75 on Apr 18, 2013 - 2 answers

Cool hoods near Auburn?

What funky, Indy neighborhoods are within commuting distance of Auburn, WA? [more inside]
posted by letahl on Mar 15, 2013 - 6 answers

Car sitting 101

Why are there so many people sitting in their cars in the grocery store parking lot? [more inside]
posted by R_Kamidees on Aug 8, 2012 - 55 answers

A new transmission? Really? It's a Toyota?

My pickup is a 2000 Toyota Tacoma V6 4X4 with an annoying problem of popping out of first gear both under load and when not under load. This is apparently a known issue with Tacomas as documented here. I've replaced the bushings per the linked article except for the white one on the end of the shift lever visible in the second photo of step four. This part is on order but I'm not optimistic. What are my options? [more inside]
posted by stet on Mar 5, 2012 - 9 answers

Tacoma/Child Seat

Child Car Seat in a Tacoma Access Cab? [more inside]
posted by Murray M on Oct 8, 2011 - 4 answers

the "tac" in sea-tac

what's it like to live in Tacoma WA? or any other nice small cities to live in? [more inside]
posted by genmonster on Sep 11, 2011 - 26 answers

Slurpee In Seattle

The most awesome things for families to do in the Seattle/Tacoma/Peninsula area? [more inside]
posted by roboton666 on Jul 11, 2011 - 19 answers

Seattle Pit Stop

Tacoma/Seattle-Filter: Need advice for stopping in Seattle on my way back to Vancouver, BC. [more inside]
posted by gursky on Mar 15, 2011 - 16 answers

Seattle area battery dealers, DC UPS

Seattle area telecom: Can anyone suggest a battery distributor/warehouse that stocks deep cycle lead acid batteries of the type suitable for a DC UPS? Shipping costs on these are very high so we would prefer to buy from a dealer somewhere along I-5 in the area from Bellingham to Olympia. We're looking for 6V 220aH T105 (golfcart type) and AGM 12V 120aH batteries.
posted by thewalrus on Feb 22, 2011 - 1 answer

My tiny Nissan Sentra is killing my big dreams!

Looking to get a used compact to mid-size truck. What make and models should I be looking for? [more inside]
posted by Asbestos McPinto on Nov 6, 2010 - 16 answers

What's the best little steakhouse in Tacoma?

What are the best steakhouses (both Japanese and American) in the Tacoma, WA area? I'm new here and am looking to take my lady-friend out to a nice dinner. Price is not much of a concern (keep it under $75 per plate, please), and we don't mind driving for an hour or so to get great food.
posted by simoncion on Sep 8, 2010 - 6 answers

How to sell an inheritaed house?

What's the best way to get this 100-year-old house marketed and sold without it becoming the money pit first? Oh, and I'm 1,500 miles away. [more inside]
posted by cyniczny on Sep 6, 2010 - 9 answers

Cheap trucks, when cheap means new?

Need a "cheap" truck! But it seems like Tacoma's are my best bet! Check my work! [more inside]
posted by SirStan on Jul 11, 2010 - 6 answers

So this is what "I must have them all!" feels like...

Tacoma Rainiers: Did the team indeed give away trains (along the lines of the Seattle Mariners Express) for just two years around 2006?
posted by halogen on Jun 8, 2010 - 0 answers

Where to live in the Seattle/Tacoma area?

My husband and I are moving from Ann Arbor, Michigan to Washington State in July, and we were hoping for some advice on where specifically to move. It feels like we have so many options that it's hard to know where to start! [more inside]
posted by shirobara on Jun 3, 2010 - 11 answers

Seattle, yes. Hydroplanes, no.

I hate Seafair. Is there anything family friendly to do just slightly outside of the greater Seattle area? Bellingham, perhaps? Please, no zoos or waterparks; I've done them all already.
posted by Cool Papa Bell on Aug 1, 2008 - 8 answers

Best beach on the Washington state Pacific Coastline?

Best beach on the Washington state Pacific Coastline? [more inside]
posted by bamassippi on Apr 14, 2008 - 8 answers

What to do in the Pacific Northwest next week?

What should I do in Seattle, Portland, and points between, during the first week of December? [more inside]
posted by vytae on Nov 28, 2007 - 18 answers

How are the different neighborhoods in Tacoma?

O wise Tacoma familiar folks of Metafilter: What parts of Tacoma could be described as "up and coming" and what parts are currently just plain bad? [more inside]
posted by Captain_Tenille on Jun 21, 2007 - 2 answers

We're moving to Tacoma, WA...

Any Tacoma Me-Fites? We're moving to Tacoma WA and need recommendations for various things. [more inside]
posted by luneray on Aug 30, 2006 - 8 answers

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