Most of us want our tools to last as long as possible and so every tool needs a little TLC (Tool Longevity Care) sometimes to remain at its working best. Here are some tool maintenance tips to get the most life out of your tools. Tried and True Rust Prevention Tip SC Johnson Paste Wax, […]
There are just some projects you put off. You tell yourself it would be the perfect project for a rainy day. A decade later there have been plenty of rainy days, but the project still isn’t started. Then a loved one points out the unfinished project, and you honestly can’t remember that it ever needed […]
Makita Factory Service Centers Ready to Serve Makita knows that these are trying times for Pros in the construction and trade fields. They also know that, sometimes, when it rains, it pours. Tools can still break down—even during a worldwide pandemic. That’s why, effective immediately, Makita has initiated temporary free labor and free shipping at […]
Bosch E-Repair Network Now Online for Better Customer Service on Repairs Bosch Tools is improving its customer service experience through the new Bosch E-Repair Network. This service is a web based product that is free for Bosch owners to use. It offers an electronic form to fill out (more on that below) which will generate […]
I recently killed my DeWalt 18V XRP Hammer Drill and was almost in tears because we had been through so much together. So much material that is. See that is what did it; I departed from drilling wood and concrete to trying to mix mortar. I had a 5 gallon bucket full of tile mortar with a large mixer attachment in the chuck of my drill and was going to town. I had already done like two buckets of mud without any incident but on this last mix, the drill gave up the ghost, complete with smoke and that nasty burning electrical smell that is never good.
Rock Band 2 is a marked improvement over Rock Band – made largely possibly by the inclusion of a killer wireless drum kit with a sturdier pedal and quieter pads. And the drum kit is made better by the addition of the cymbal expansion kit. But what if they break? What if they stop being responsive or don’t offer the same performance as you would expect. Simple. We show you how to fix and repair them – step by step – and using only basic tools you are likely to already have lying around the house.