On Wed, 20 Jun 2018 14:02:29 -0400, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
The Amazon reviews are mixed. People who like it really like it,
people who don't like it criticize the bit retention, both the in-use
bit (weak magnet) and the stored bits (loose fit so fall out). It
rolls. One person claims that his broke in two after falling off a
ladder, but he made the same complaint in several places, so he may be
a crank. Also the reviews say the bits seat very deeply so it needs
an adapter to use standard bits--otherwise they just vanish into the
Funny you bring this up... I've been cleaning up a bunch of old tools that I
"inherited" from friends and co-workers. Amongst the tools are a couple
Yankee screw drivers... I always wanted one of those and a "real" Stanley
Yankee push drill (real as compared to the plastic handled imitation I had
in the 70s that failed). I picked up a push drill off eBay.... it arrived
today. I drilled a bunch of holes in pine, walnut and ash to try it out.
All my hand tools have tails or are meat powered. Adding these to my
collection makes it more complete....
I've had my electrolysis station running almost every day for weeks now.
It's nice to see the old Starrett, Stanley and Millers Falls tools come back
to life... It's like Christmas every day! LOL
I'm involved with building a county wide trail network that is connected to
the Empire State Trail in NY.... We've got 3 rail corridors, a number of
state bicycle routes, and Complete Streets segments all coming together in
my small city. If all goes well it will be completely built out by the time
I'm too old to continue doing my long distance bicycle trips (1,500-3,100+
On Wednesday, June 20, 2018 at 8:17:59 PM UTC-4, John Grossbohlin wrote:
I remember "helping" my grandfather around his shop 5.x decades ago. I love
playing with his Yankee screwdriver. He'd give me a board with holes in it
and I'd drive screws to keep out of trouble. I can still smell the old
bar of soap I used.
On Wed, 20 Jun 2018 10:40:33 email@example.com wrote:
the site says invented in canada
that is funny because they have been around a long time
i realize canada needs a boost wherever they can find it to try to show
their sovereignty but that is a twist
they look pretty nice though
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