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Found 9 results

  1. Hey guys .... So far nobody has been able to identify this antique hand tool.....
  2. I found this screwdriver in my nans house and i’m very curious about what the maker is and where i could get another. Its made of all plastic and has 3 screwdriver heads 2 flat heads and 1 Phillips head. It also has a flashlight on the back. It’s also on a key chain and the green part opens up so you can flip the screw drivers out individually. It’s pretty flimsy and the screwdrivers don’t stay in place when you try to screw things but i thought it was a curious item. If you need any info be sure to ask!
  3. An I wash the underside of the hybrid mower with a hose???
  4. Looking for resources for old and discontinued Makita parts. I have a 33 year old 2030N planer that needs a few parts that aren't available through Makita anymore. Any help would be much appreciated. Thanks, Steve
  5. Recently I purchased a drill powered Tablesaw (Hitachi branded). But it seems very specific to what model drill I can actually use to power it. I've tried several old drills I have and have had no luck (either the collar was too small and the drill wouldn't stay put or the bit that attaches after taking off the chuck wouldn't fit because the shank was too small or the thread not fine enough). I was hoping someone out there could tell me what drill I need to get this thing up and running or had any ideas on what else I could do to get it running? Thanks to all in advance!
  6. Hi, I have a toolkraft shaper i found in my garage. No sure how old but it was my dad's and he engraved "FY79" in the side so I'm assuming it predates 1979. He's passed so I can't ask him, obviously. The problem is that I couldn't push the on button so I disassembled the switch enclosure and found that there is, what appears to be, a safety tang inside that when you press, it allows the on switch to be pressed. When you press off, the on switch pops out and a spring snaps the tang back into place, under the on switch preventing it from being pressed again. This is all well and good but this tang is not accessible when the switch box is assembled. I know I could easily wire up my own switch mechanism but was wondering if anyone has any experience with this machine and could offer any insight. I've added a couple of pics with the tang in both positions Thanks Lefty
  7. Hey everyone. I recently got given a Makita 6228D Drill, and like many things I get I like to take apart to see how they work. It was going fine until I took apart the gear assembly when everthing inside fell out, now I've managed to figure out where everything goes except from 4 of the 8 ball bearings. Can someone please help me and tell me where they go. Thank You Lost Hustler
  8. I have a problem with my Makita Power Hammer Drill. The problem is when i use the drill feature on it and try to drill through a harder surface usually didn't have a problem but now the safety feature that stops it from jamming and hurting you turns on really fast and it doesn't drill. So my question is how can i fix it, or maybe i should replace the part all together? I need help fast, I need the drill.
  9. Hey there everyone. I'm 20 and have recently begun to experience the joy of using my hands to build and repair! My family is not very handy so I have to learn everything myself or wherever I can find those willing to teach and I hope I can learn a lot from all of you. I am about to purchase my first drill/driver with a gift card to Lowes I received for my bday. Currently there is a sale on and there are two great looking drills on sale for the same price I never imagined would be in my price range so soon. They are the new 20 volt lithium battery powered drill/driver by dewalt (dcd780c2) and the 18 volt nicad battery powered drill/driver also by dewalt (dcd760ka). While the reviews seem to be fairly comparable as is their power apparently and their price, from what I have read the 20 volt is faster (2000rpm compared to 1700rpm) while the 18 volt has more torque (410uwo compared to 350uwo). I do not know enough about these specs yet to know which drill I should purchase. I am currently leaning towards the 20 volt but I would really appreciate your opinions and they will certainly greatly influence my decision. Below are the links and power specs for both drills for more info. While the website says the 18 volt is pricier right now they are actually the same price in store. 20 volt lithium drill: http://www.lowes.ca/drills/dewalt-20-volt-12-in-cordless-lithium-ion-compact-drilldriver-with-case_g1189624.html?isku=8780448&linkloc=cataLogProductItemsImage -Speed: 600-2000 rpm -Power: 350 uwo 18 volt nicad drill:http://www.lowes.ca/drills/dewalt-18-volt-12-in-cordless-compact-driver-kit_g1333862.html?isku=9623034&linkloc=cataLogProductItemsImage -Speed: 500-1700 rpm -Power: 410 uwo Cheers, Thanks
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