Don't have a clue about a website, but sold a bunch of them when I
worked in a hardware store a long time ago.
You push, the screw driver bit turns via a helical path on the shaft,
you pull back, the mechanism returns home via spring pressure.
Would turn clockwise, counter clockwise or stay locked depending on
clutch position selection.
FYI, FWIW, Two sites:
HTOH: PC World article:
as they say IMHO, RTFM :)
Stanley are really badly made. Get a Spiralux instead. Don't buy
antique ones, because the spirals do wear out with age.
The bigger the better. The Handyman with the 3" stroke was joke.
Racing a guy with a cordless screwdriver (although not auto-fed) my
pump screwdriver could hang drywall sheets faster.
They make you appreciate crosshead screws instead of slots.
Lots of interesting news ways to injure your fingertips, and some of
them leave really cool knurled scars.
If you just want one as a ratchet rather than a pump, then don't. Get
a Snap-On hex bit driver instead (the long T handle is speediest).
You'll need to sell the kids to pay for it, but it's worth it.
Andy! You're back!
Would these happen to be Spiralux?
Other than that, do you know a site where I can find one?
Also other than that, during about over an hour I couldn't find even a
picture of one, nor even a past or current eBay auction. I wuill keep a
Should have looked forst, got a few hits onalltheweb.com
not sure if back issues are available
and there are still people out there getting rid of
Thanks for the links Joe. I checked George's site and not one Spiralux is
listed, nor any other yankee type. So when it comes time to buy one, I will
check again, then ask.
Yes there is but for the life a me I can't remember the key
words (a man's name) to use to find it.
In the mean time I'd try the MWTCA (Midwest Tool Collector's
Association) and see where that goes.
Also, some key words.
Yankee (of course)
Millers Falls (some of my favorites)
UA100, fond of Yankees for nearly his entire life...
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