| Fred wrote:
| > In my experience over the past 5 years or so, Black & Decker haven't
| > decent electric tool/appliance. I have bought one of their small
| > then returned it when the motor seized up after 2 months. The
| > worked for a year, then the motor developed an open circuit. Same for a
| > small jig saw -- the blade moved up and down at about a 5-degree angle
| > vertical. The same for a small electric screwdriver.
| > The company must have been taken over by some Wall Street group to suck
| > assets out of it, I don't know. Their stuff used to be quite good, but
| > I wouldn't touch any of their stuff, sorry to say.
| I quit buying their stuff long ago.
Is it a real company, or just a brand for "Made in China"?