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Tool (n) - 1. A mechanical device intended to make a task easier, 2. equipment used in a profession, e.g., tools of the trade, 3. Something to perform an operation; an instrument; a means

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involving lots of toxic chemicals, so it's not really cheap to make a powerful reliable battery. Here's how you benefit from it. Many manufacturers offer various tools for the same voltage batteries and the …
answered Jan 17 '13 by sharptooth
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How do I choose between a chrome-coated (nice and shiny) and an oxidation-treated (dark oxidized surface) tool, all else being equal - same steel, same design, same handles, just one has its metal par …
asked Dec 25 '12 by sharptooth
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Recently I tried to get extra torque out of a spanner when unscrewing a bicycle pedal by lengthening the spanner with a piece of pipe and the spanner just broke apart. I realize that this was somethi …
asked Jul 30 '12 by sharptooth
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There's such tool called impact driver (like this one for example). The manual says it uses a special mechanism to produce a series of torque impulses to fasten/loosen nuts and screws. The tool has o …
asked Oct 14 '10 by sharptooth
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This is just an Allen driver bit - you use it with a detachable head screwdriver.
answered Dec 9 '11 by sharptooth
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Well, I don't think you will buy such thing again in the next years, so I suggest that you consider it a major purchase and plane for all reasonable usecases, not only for laying cables. You can use i …
answered Jul 26 '12 by sharptooth
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Technically your only option is to replace an impact drill with a pneumatic hammer - the latter drills much faster (so you produce noise for shorter periods) and the noise is different - lower frequen …
answered Oct 18 '10 by sharptooth
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I came across this tool called "concretors' nippers" I guess they are for some operations with concrete reinforcement, but can't find any details. What operations is this tool for specifically? Wh …
asked Dec 25 '12 by sharptooth
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First of all, I have to say that with the volume of work you have you can just mix the thinset by hand. I once had to install about 2.7 square meters of tiling and mixed several small batches of thins …
answered Jul 10 '13 by sharptooth
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The clutch on a drill or a driver is a very imprecise thing. It just has multiple settings (24 in your case) and often a separate "drill" setting which disables the clutch. Manufacturers don't specify …
answered Jan 9 '13 by sharptooth