Monthly Archives: October 2013

Worm Drive or Sidewinder Circular Saw?

When purchasing a circular saw, consider the two types: worm drive and sidewinder.  Depending on the application, you’ll prefer one over the other. Geography certainly plays a role in popularity of either saw. The worm drive is most popular in the west and Midwest, while the sidewinder is more popular in the east.  However, in … Continue reading »

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Brushless Motors

Brushless motors have been around for many years. Only recently have they entered the power tool market. Tool companies are starting to use these motors to make their drills and impacts more efficient by pairing this motor with computer chips and lithium-ion batteries. These components work together in three ways: The computer chips control the … Continue reading »

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