I agree, not a lot of metal working. I'm part of
the problem, and I ought to do better. My
apologies, sorry, Jim.
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No significant metal comment.
Will check back after the elections.
02:02:30 -0400 typed in rec.crafts.metalworking the following:
But sometimes, it is the crappy tool.
Go not to the Net for answers, for it will tell you Yes and no. And
you are a bloody fool, only an ignorant cretin would even ask the
question, forty two, 47, the second door, and how many blonde lawyers
does it take to change a lightbulb.
I keep the good tools in the house and bought cheap ones for the
vehicles and the shed out back. Many of the shed tools have bright
orange handles to make them easier to round up after building
something out in the woods.
I took the $5 orange-handled claw hammer to a neighbor's deck-building
party where the pro carpenters snickered at it, but soon were
borrowing it. I had reground the striking face to the shape and angle
I learned from the old Swedish cabinetmaker who taught high-school
On Sat, 06 Oct 2012 04:30:52 -0400, "Michael A. Terrell"
What craftsman has never made a mistake in purchasing? Ya buys yer
tools and ya takes yer chances. The crappy tools become backups once
you come to your senses. Or not.
I have a Makita impact driver but my old Ryobi drill motor is the
second one I've owned because they work so damned well for so little
Ofttimes, the Ryobi will be used to drill pilots and the impact does
OTOH, there are Sears tools and Sears horsepower ratings...
Doctors prescribe medicine of which they know little,
to cure diseases of which they know less,
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