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I'm looking for a utility knife with built in ink pen preferably one that I can replace the ink cartridge in
Bought about 2 months ago. Lately it's been really hard to raise the blade. Lowering is a bit easier, but yesterday I had to use full force to get that wheel to turn. Obviously something somewhere is grimed up, but before I just go tearing everything apart I wondered if y'all had advice on where to start?
I already have some M18 tools and batteries so wanted the M18 body-grip jigsaw. But the 12v is half the price, so I could get the tool and a battery for less than the bare M18. But I'm wondering whether I would miss the greater power of the M18. At the moment it's for 21mm pine, but in the future I might also use it on sheet metal, hardwood, 2x4s, etc. Is there a guide to the limits of the M12 somewhere?
My initial tasks will require high precision, so I'm wondering if the M12 would even be better for those?
Do any wide blade tape measures have fractional markings? I'm trying to pad an online order to get free shipping lol. I like fat max but I've never seen one with fractional markings. Someone here not very long ago said Milwaukee has fractional markings but I forgot to mention I want a wide blade too. And they seem to have both but not on 1 tape. Dewalt seems to have fractional markings too but not wide.
Maybe I should go over to home depot and examine this before I place the order lol
I bought these recently from my local Lowe’s and they were out of stock when I went up there again so I checked online. They’re selling for like $50+ which seems ridiculous…
Don’t know how to pronounce it See-Si.
I’m at the stage where I need to decide on one family of tools so I don’t have to worry about constantly swapping out different batteries and chargers.
I know the big ones, Dewalt, Makita, Milwaukee, Ryobi, etc, but I’m curious as to what your favorite tools are, and what’s considered the best line. I won’t be using them every day, mostly just around the house, but I’d like to have tools that last a long time — at least ten years.
I have some lawn tools from Ryobi’s 40v line, but I’m not sure if I love them enough to commit to that line. The lawnmower didn’t work very well, the edger didn’t work very well, and the leaf blower was great, but a leaf blower isn’t a particularly sophisticated machine.
What are the functional differences? Which do you prefer & why?
I tend to use a standard box end to break bolts loose before going at it with the ratcheting wrench.
I'm thinking something like these, but they only seem to be available in the XL size from Gearwrench. I really wish they had a 90T version in standard length. https://www.gearwrench.com/products/wrenches/ratcheting/double-box/85989-17-piece-72-tooth-12-point-xl-gearboxtm-double-box-ratcheting-metric-wrench-set
Who has them and what brands? Apparently, I have nothing better to do at this hour then look at bottle openers. Links appreciated.
I picked up a 4-1/2" Worxsaw that I figured I could use to run against a Bora clamp to breakdown plywood. I've found that if I run it in one direction, it pulls so hard into the guide that it binds up and stops. If I run it the other direction, it want's to pull away from the clamp that I have to use a lot of force to push it back into place. I figured this was what I get for buying a cheap tool, so I picked up a Craftsman 20V 6-1/2" and I have the exact same problem.
Is there any way to fix these so they run true? Or am I stuck hauling out the corded 7-1/4" saw when it really counts?
Just picked up this T9. Is it supposed to be tough to press the button without a clicking sound?
I had an older Black & Decker one and it was definitely a clicky touch. It feels like I'm putting an awful lot of pressure on it.
Hopefully the vid gives a good idea of how much pressure I need to put for it to work.
Will a 15A table saw work on 15A circuit?
I need to do a few things (a couple of entry level DIY tasks with molding and 2x4) and I'm considering get a used table saw in FB marketplace but I'm not sure if my electric panel will support it
Hey does anyone know the modle number for this starrett level. It's not 132
Anyone order a mystery box over at taytools.com? What do we think are in the boxes? Any guesses?
I’m strictly a DIY user, not in the trades. Maybe 4 small projects a year. My Milwaukee NiCad system has reached its end - another set of replacement batteries has bit the dust.
I’m leaning towards replacing my skill saw with a corded model, as well as go corded for sanders. And while I aspire to use a jig and router, I haven’t in many years.
Other than the $150 price difference, the price difference seems to come down to larger batteries + getting an additional tool (I’ll probably go multi tool)
Went headfirst into Wright socketry after digging their wrenches, and also filled out the wrenches a little more. All sorts of other assorted stuff too.
I find a lot of super complete sets, 4mm to 15mm, but I'm looking for a smaller set that just has the sizes I'd realistically use on an impact, like 8mm, 10mm, 12mm and 5/16, 3/8, 7/16, 1/2. I want a small compact set that can stay in my mobile box. I have a full set in the rollaway. 1/4 square drive, not 1/4 hex.
I'd like to get short and deep ones, but so far it's either a 50+ piece set or buy individual and that adds up to nearly as much as a big set.
Who actually needs a 4mm impact socket anyway? The screw would be too fragile to use it. And anything over 1/2" seems silly for a 1/4 drive tool, I'd use a 3/8 drive tool.
I found a place online that sells them but only ships to Canada
Looking to get an air compressor for powering 16 and 18ga nail guns, filling tires, and using some compressed air. I’ll be using it pretty infrequently.
I have dewalt tools and batteries.
Debating getting the dewalt 20v battery powered compressor vs the 6 gal. Rigid (comes with 18ga, 16ga, and nailer). Anyone have experience with the rigid compressor or the dewalt 20v battery powered? Or any other recommendations in the sub $300 realm?