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Converting NPT Fittings to Fit BSPT Threading

Converting NPT Fittings to Fit BSPT Threading

Converting NPT Fittings to Fit BSPT Threading—Easier Than You Think! We recently ran into an issue where we got our hands on a tool system that isn’t widely available here in the US, so all the connections were based on European standards. Don’t get me wrong, the Europeans do many things very well, like the completely rational […]

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Speed vs Torque in Drills and Impact Drivers

Pros and apprentices just starting out can misunderstand how the speed vs torque differs between drills and impact drivers. It’s more than just a difference in how to set the mode. Speed and torque change very differently from one mode to the next on these two tools. The good thing is that it’s easy to […]

replacement tool batteries

Replacement Tool Batteries: Aftermarket Savings?

The time has come to replace your lithium-ion battery or perhaps you just realize that it’s handy to have a spare or two. So you load up in the pickup and head to the local hardware store where you bought your beloved cordless tool. As the helpful salesperson leads you to the appropriate replacement tool […]

Greenworks Generation Launch

Greenworks Generation Community Launches on Earth Day

Creating a new community, Greenworks Generation pulls together a lot of resources for Greenworks users and fans. Whether you’re looking for tips, deals, connections, or more, there’s a lot to get involved with! Even if you’re not a Greenworks owner yet, it just takes an email address to register and gain access. The website has […]

5 Ways How to Open Clamshell Packaging

5 Ways How to Open Clamshell Packaging

If You’re Like Us, You Need These Clamshell Packaging Lifehacks You probably haven’t lived much unless you’ve come up against the dreaded clamshell packaging. Its tough, rigid nature is nice for manufacturers since it makes the product easy to display, cuts down on shoplifting, and reduces returns. On the other end of the sale, it’s […]

ace hardware vs home depot

Ace Hardware vs Home Depot – Retailer Show-Down!

I can’t tell you how many times people have asked my opinion about shopping at Ace Hardware vs Home Depot. To understand my answer, you’d have to take into account a lot of information I’ve gathered over the years as well as how much I value small business. When you look at these two stores, […]

Lithium-Ion Battery Maintenance

Lithium-Ion Battery Maintenance Tips

Having already covered battery charging tips, we also wanted to cover lithium-ion battery maintenance tips. Lithium-ion batteries are expensive. You want to do all you can to extend the life of the fuel that powers your cordless tools. Of the top 5 killers, we have the most control over heat, but having good charging habits […]

OSHA requires mattresses bottom ladders

OSHA Mandates King-Size Mattresses Be Placed at Bottom of All Ladders

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Fed up with the lackadaisical response to fall hazard protection, OSHA has instituted new measures designed to further protect tradesmen working at height. As of April 1, 2021, OSHA is mandating that king-size mattresses be placed at the bottom of all ladders. “By placing mattresses at the bottom of all ladders 6 […]