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How Much Torque Does Your Cordless Drill Need?
Chris   March 07, 2016   0   1  
When it comes to cordless drills, how much torque do you really need? As we have come to expect from cordless tool manufacturers, with each new flagship drill model that comes out, we want a tool with more torque than what the previous model had. My question is, do we really need more torque or are we just after bragging rights for the highest number.
A Toolstop Guide to Brush-Less Motor Technology with DeWalt
Chris   May 29, 2012   1   0  
Every couple of years a new round of power tool innovations come around, and this season it is all about brushless motors. A lot of people are wondering just what makes brushless motors so special, and how they are different. In short, a brushless motor is more efficient than a brushed motor. So what does this mean to the end user? In general it means more power, longer run times, and smaller and lighter tools. To get a full understanding about how brushless motors work, check out the video below from our friends at ToolStopUK.
Docks4iPods Turns Tools Into iPad Stands
Cool Tools
Chris   March 20, 2012   0   9  
Love tools and love technology? Then how about mixing them together with one of these cool handmade iPad docks that is made out of repurposed tools. Put one of these docks in your workshop and it will fit right in; just don't accidentally reach for one of the tools and knock your tablet to the floor. Tears might soon follow.
Chris   August 17, 2011   0   0  
Smart phones are not only really popular, it seems like everyone and their Grandma owns one (except me), but they are also super handy to have around. With the almost limitless number of apps available to us, these once business only phones have now become popular tools among tradesman, and can be found on every jobsite around the Country. There is one problem though, these high priced smart phones are not really designed to handle the toils of everyday construction use. My Friend and his BB phone know this all to well. After a number of...
Chris   December 14, 2010   0   0  
Have you ever found yourself wanting more information while reading the packaging on a tool? Having the most information sure makes your choosing the right tool a lot easier, but there is only so much one can fit onto the packaging. The smaller the package, the less information we get. Johnson Level is changing all if this with the addition of QR codes on their product packaging. QR codes are similar in function to barcodes and contain small bits of information. These codes can be scanned with most of the newer smart phones by simply installing a...
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