Monthly Archive: January 2006

Tool batteries don’t get a “Memory”

In our recent Makita training, we learned something interesting. Tool batteries aren’t subject to the “Memory” effect like other cordless items are. Memory CauseSo, what is it that causes the memory effect? Well, Makita...

Beam Cutters – Shiver Me Timbers!

The Prazi PR-7000 and PR-2000 Beam Cutters They are something to behold. At first view they look like a B-movie scream queen’s* worst nightmare. You expect the anonymous villain to be waiting behind the...

Tool (dis) organizer

Today, we added the Milwaukee Bucketless Tool Organizer (49-17-180) to our website. The name sounds easy enough, but my first thought when looking at the picture was that it was rather disorganized looking for...

Milwaukee V28 Impact selling point?

When the V28 line of Milwaukee cordless tools first came out, we had a customer come in and wanted to see if the impact had enough power for the lugnuts on his brand new...

Features of a Drill / Driver

Drills can do more than just spin. At least they can if they’re a hammer drill or a drill / driver. But what is it that makes a drill a drill / driver? ScrewdrivingIn...

Getting a longer runtime for my cordless blower

There is an upcoming product announcement from one of our manufacturers which Matt has mentioned in his article “It’s time to put your favorite tools on Lituium (ion)“. No specifics yet, but you can...

Omaha, Hockey and Power Tools

So, lately, I’ve been enjoying some live hockey. Up until tonight it had been Omaha’s new AHL team, the Omaha Ak-Sar-Ben Knights. Now, thanks to one of our shipping partners, I also got to...

Features of a Hammer Drill

Drills are pretty common. Most people have at least used one, and probably a majority of households have at least one drill. One question that I’ve been asked a few times when I mention...