A reader’s comment has me thinking about tape measure drop ratings.
Let’s do a deep-dive into how Makita can have a 40V Max battery in an 18V form factor.
Why are lighter high performance hammers claimed to be as hard-hitting as heavier hammers?
I have been avoiding this for a while, but here’s a long take at Dewalt’s UWO and what it means.
What does “Matrix Carbide Steel” even mean?
When comparing vacuum hose sizes, did you know that a 2-1/2″ hose has 4X the cross section compared to a 1-1/4″ hose?
Follow down the rabbit hole as Ben and Stuart investigate reports of Kaizen foam melting in clear-lidded tool boxes.
So, you want to know more about cordless power tool battery packs?
Here’s a look at some of the technical figures behind Milwaukee’s TRUEVIEW LED claims.
So what’s the deal with the “iron carbide” cutting edges on Milwaukee’s new heavy duty scissors?
We came across a video review that does a great job of demonstrating the effectiveness of anti-slip wrenches.
We took a detailed look at why more powerful drills must come with auxiliary handles.
Here are a few thoughts about cordless power tool battery packs.
If you plan to use a flashlight or battery-powered device outside in the winter, you will probably want to power it with lithium batteries.
Have you ever wondered what a lumen was? We covered that and more.
What the heck did the thermal imager capture – is that a ghost?
Here’s a thermal image of a compact cordless drill, along with an explanation of why the motor heats up and what happens if you push it too far.
Now seems to be a good time to discuss a battery’s Ah (amp-hours) rating and what it really means.
A few weeks ago, we published a brief introductory post about chrome plating. To satisfy reader demands, we have decided to follow up that post with a more detailed series of posts about the different steps involved in a typical chromium plating process. This post, part 2 of the series, briefly describes the cleaning and […]
As you might be well aware, most mechanics’ tools such as ratchets, sockets, and wrenches, are chrome (chromium) plated. This layer of chrome, although extremely thin, greatly enhances the properties of these tools.