All posts for the month April, 2012

Manufacturer Spotlight: Greenlee Part 1 – History

April 30, 2012

Greenlee Brothers and Co was created and made successful by two auspicious Pennsylvanian twin brothers, Ralph and Robert Greenlee. Edmund Greenlee, who held several patents in his own name, raised the boys in an atmosphere of constant innovation and creativity. By 21 years of age opportunity struck, oil was found in Pennsylvania, and there were ...

Finishing, Framing & Brad Nailers

April 30, 2012

Knowing What To Know About Nailers Part 2 Where finish nailers countersink the nail purposely so you can then fill and disguise the hole and the nail, framing nailers are not nearly as subtle. Framing Nailers are for nailing almost all non-metal woodwork that could be considered construction. A typical framing nailer can drive 6d, ...

Scaffold Safety

April 30, 2012

Every single day 2.3 million construction workers are working on scaffolds, thats a whopping 65% of the construction industry! Proper safety measures would prevent the estimated 4,500 injuries and 50 fatalities each year.  ” 72% of workers injured in scaffold accidents attributed the accident either to the planking or support giving way, or to the employee ...

Ridgid 37888 Micro Inspection Camera

April 30, 2012

Introducing Ridgid’s New Micro Inspection Camera the 37888 Documentation is easier than ever now with the Ridged 37888 Micro Inspection Camera, it is the next big evolution in the micro EXPLORER inspection line. The new 37888 Micro Inspection Camera has the ability to record still images and videos of the most inaccessible areas on site. ...

RIDGID RP 210-B Pro-Press with Special Tool Promotion

April 30, 2012

   RIGID offers an extra sweet incentive to all those who choose to purchase an RP 210-B Press Tool Kit with ProPress Jaws between April 1st and June 30th! Buy now and receive a Free Compact ProPress Jaw For Copper and Stainless!  What it does RIGID RP 210-B Press Tool Kit is a quick and dependable way ...

M18 FUEL 1/2″ Hammer Drill Driver 2604-22

April 30, 2012

  Milwaukee finally released their much anticipated, brand new line of fuel driven technology power tools. The Milwaukee 2604-22 M18 FUEL 1/2″ Hammer Drill Driver is included as a part of a category that Milwaukee is referring to as a new breed of cordless tools! M18 Fuel Technology The new M18 Fuel Technology gives the ...

Sumner 783652 2124 Contractor Lift

April 30, 2012

The Sumner 783652 2124 Contractor Lift is considered by many to be unrivaled and an all around best choice for a contractor lift. The 2124 Contractor Lift possesses a taller mast, with fewer sections, that will aid your operator in utilizing heights as high as 12’, 18’ and 24’, now that’s high! This current model ...

DeWalt DW0242 24Volt Battery

April 26, 2012

The DeWalt DW0242 24V XR+ Pack FAN COOLED Extended Run-Time Battery is your solution to trouble free charging for your power tools either on the job or at home, the convenience and quality of this battery will keep you satisfied. Leave behind the frustration of being stopped midway through a job you are working on because ...

Occidental Leather 5093 Right Handed Stronghold Beltless Six Bag Framer

April 26, 2012

In the construction industry and especially in the electrical trade, the weight of your belt while working can weigh you down and cause severe back pain. The Occidental Leather 5093 Right Handed Stronghold Beltless Six Bag Framer holds everything you need, while comfortably supporting your back. The decreased stress on your body leads to a longer productivity ...

Giving your power tools a longer life

April 26, 2012

Daily Maintenance Each and every time you use your power tool you should  diligently brush, vacuum, or wipe off  accumulated dust and grime from the work site. Always keep the power tool in a zipped bag or tight lidded box. This will protect your power tool from any dust that may settle on your tool while not ...