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DeWalt Tools

By   /  May 24, 2012  /  Posts, Tools, Wrench Topics, Wrenches  /  Comments Off

DeWalt Logo

The DeWalt Tool Company has long been the gold standard in handheld tools and devices. The company was originally founded in 1936 by Raymond E. DeWalt as a manufacturer of woodworking tools. DeWalt invented the radial arm saw, and turned the success of it into a thriving business. The company was purchased by Black & […]

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Milwaukee Power Tools

By   /  May 10, 2012  /  Posts, Tools, Wrench Topics, Wrenches  /  Comments Off

"The logo for Milwaukee Power Tools Company"

Milwaukee Electric Tool Company has developed a reputation with contractors for a tool that is reliable, heavy-duty and high quality. The company got its start when A.H. Petersen agreed to provide Henry Ford with a drill that was small enough to be held in one hand but powerful enough to perform any task required by […]

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Dependable Wrenches and Power Tools; Makita Tools

By   /  May 10, 2012  /  Posts, Tools, Wrench Topics, Wrenches  /  1 Comment

"Logo for Makita tools"

Company History The company began in 1915 in Japan building electric motors and soon expanded to designing and building electric planers. Through the years, they have expanded their product line, producing many power driven tools and other mechanical systems. In 1935, they began producing electric generators, and in 1962, the company went public on the […]

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Dremel MM40-01 Multi-Max Oscillating Tool

By   /  May 7, 2012  /  Latest Products, Mechanics, Posts, Tools  /  Comments Off

"Dremel MM40-01 Multi-Max Oscillating Tool"

Just a few years ago, buyers had only one choice in oscillating tools: the Fein Multimaster. Once the company’s patents on the tool expired, Dremel jumped into the market with their own take, the 6300. Although it was far less powerful than the Multimaster, it was also far less expensive, quickly finding favor with handymen […]

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Wrenches: Craftsman Hand Tool Warranties

By   /  April 4, 2012  /  Do It Yourself, Posts, Tools, Wrench Topics, Wrenches  /  Comments Off

Craftsman Logo

Craftsman tools have been atop the pack since the 1970s. Several other brands of wrenches have come and gone, but none have made quite the impact that the Craftsman brand has. All Craftsman hand tools have a lifetime waranty, but surely this can’t be the sole reason for their success as many of their contemporary […]

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The LED Lenser X21 Flashlight is a Great Beacon of Intense Light

By   /  March 26, 2012  /  Mechanics, Posts, Tools, Wrenches  /  Comments Off

The LED lensor X21 Flashlight

For most people, most of the time, a good flashlight that produces 120 lumens of brightness is more than enough to shed light on the dark inner chambers of an engine, deal with a power outage or light the way during an outdoor adventure. However, for those who truly want to illuminate a large area […]

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Apartment Basics

By   /  March 21, 2012  /  Mechanics, Posts, Tools, Wrench Topics, Wrenches  /  1 Comment

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Wrenches, Screwdrivers, and Basic Tools are an Apartment Dweller’s Best Friends. Living in an apartment assumes much of the living space and basics are taken care of by a landlord; however, if something fails not knowing how to perform a basic fix with wrenches or common tools can mean waiting days for a repair person […]

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The Rockwell Trans4mer Power Saw

By   /  March 16, 2012  /  Mechanics, Posts, Tools  /  Comments Off

"The Rockwell Trans4mer Power Saw"

The Rockwell Trans4mer Power Saw Combines Strength, Versatility and Convenience in One Small Package The Trans4mer from veteran American power tool manufacturer Rockwell is just what every car enthusiast needs for body repair and customization work. Its versatility makes it quite useful for engine work as well as for cutting and shaping sheet metal when […]

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The Most Versatile Hobby Tool in the World: Dremel

By   /  March 14, 2012  /  Posts, Tools  /  1 Comment

dremel

History Dremel tools was founded in 1932 in Racine, Wisconsin. After sixty years in business, the company was sold to Robert Bosch. Today, the company is part of the Robert Bosch corporation based in Mount Prospect, Illinois. In recent years, they have expanded their product line to include sanders, oscillating cutters and saws. Rotary Tool […]

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Honda Focuses On its Earth Dreams Powertrain

By   /  March 13, 2012  /  Archive, Cars, Current, Mechanics, News, Parts, Posts  /  Comments Off

"Earth Dreams Technology Engine"

In November 2011, Honda first released information regarding its planned new series of powertrains, based on redesigned direct-fuel engines and known as Earth Dreams. At the most recent Geneva Auto Show, Honda’s plans came closer to reality when the innovative Japanese automaker revealed additional details regarding its new engines.   The main features of these […]

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