A range of about 192,000 Black & Decker random orbital sanders have been recalled. The problem with these sanders (models RO400, RO400G, RO410, RO410K, RO410LW and FS3000ROS; date codes 200701, 200929) is that their platens can separate from the unit or break off during use. Pieces of the platen or the sanding discs can fly off […]
I came back just a few hours ago from Black & Decker University, a facility that is largely used for the training of Dewalt employees and business partners. Along with nearly 3 dozen other bloggers, writers, and magazine editors, I had the opportunity to attend the unveiling of Dewalt’s new 12V MAX lithium ion cordless power tool product […]
Black & Decker’s NLP1800 Alligator Lopper 18V Cordless Chain Saw is one badass zombie killing branch pruning and log cutting tool! There’s also a corded version as well, but for about the same price the cordless offers far greater versatility. This hybrid chain saw has a 4″ capacity, and from what we hear, it’s an exceptional tool. Black […]
We’ve commented about Black & Decker’s Ready Wrench before, and we’re not huge fans of it. 16 metric and SAE socket wrench sizes in 8 sockets? That just doesn’t add up! In any case, the Ready Wrench dropped in price to below $20. Despite our disdain for it, the Ready Wrench seems to be decent for infrequent uses, […]
Toolsnob’s Doug Mahoney wrote a great article over at Popular Mechanics pitting the relatively new Rockwell Jawhorse against the ubiquitous Black & Decker Workmate. Check out his article to see how the showdown played out.
The anticipated merger between Stanley and Black & Decker was finalized about two weeks on 3/12. I don’t think that the new company will start joint branding their existing product lineup, at least not anytime soon, but one thing is certain – they definitely need a new logo. Stanley and Black & Decker Merger Complete
Black & Decker has teamed up with U-Bild to provide three free project plans – a birdhouse, hope chest, and a jewelry box, to help you skip the lines at the mall and craft a homemade gift for that special someone.
I’ve been helping a friend shop for cleaning and maintenance supplies for his new home, and then it came time to choose a DustBuster. Well, we were technically shopping for a “compact cordless handheld vacuum” to be precise, but let’s be real – we were looking for a DustBuster. It’s tough to choose one from […]
From today’s press release: The Stanley Works (NYSE: SWK), a worldwide supplier of quality tools and engineered solutions for industrial, construction and do-it-yourself use, and security solutions for commercial applications, and The Black & Decker Corporation (NYSE: BDK), a global manufacturer and marketer of quality power tools and accessories, hardware and home improvement products, and […]
Well looky here, it looks like there’s a new DogBone style wrench on the market. The Black & Decker MSW100 ReadyWrench is an all-in-one wrench that offers the 16 most popular standard and metric socket sizes. “No more guesswork. No more lost or missing sockets. Stop wasting time searching for the right socket.” We cannot […]