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  • Smoke alarms: testing and aging

    Most smoke alarms operate by allowing the smoke to get between a light source and a light sensitive target. When the light gets dim, the alarm goes off. If a spider passes in front of the light, or spins his web in front of the light, he may just set off the alarm. Vacuum out your smoke alarms...
  • Cordless battery operated pneumatic nailer.

    You know how I like to show you new and innovative tools. Here is a really new one, a hoseless pneumatic finishing nailer! No I am not talking about the fuel cell driven nailers, this one really runs on air.Now how can you have an air driven pneumatic nailer without a hose and compressor? Well...
  • Pro: Power Tool Batteries & Battery Memory

    Smart chargers can prolong the life of power tool batteries.Today, the only problem with memory in power tool batteries is in our own heads. Yes, we remember when power tools had memory problems but we just don?t want to remember that someone told us that power tools have no more memory. Can y...
  • Battery converters: to plug cordless tools into the wall

    Can you have it both ways? Now with battery converters, transformers that are the shape and size of your power tool batteries, you can plug your cordless tools into the wall when you need power and the batteries aren't charged. This 24volt battery converter was made by DeWalt.Well that was a goo...
  • Ni-Cad Battery Recycling program

    Nickel-Cadmium (Ni-Cad) batteries are the most common of the rechargeable batteries.They can be regular looking batteries that you recharge in special charging blocks, or they can be the specialized batteries that you find in cell phones and power tools. Although rechargeable, they eventually ne...
  • Batteries for Power Tools-- A Review Spring 2006

    Probably your first cordless tool was a flashlight, but you never even thought of it as a cordless tool. Then we got some low powered battery operated drills, B&D made the first one in 1961. However it took another 30 years before cordless got powerful enough to go mainstream. Not so l...
  • The Bathtub Fill Alarm

    There are many water spill or flood detectors on the market; some hard wired, some battery operated, some free standing, some tied to central alarm systems.  The battery operated models are quite mobile and good for seasonal tasks like spring flooding or specific tasks like the bathtub overflowin...
  • Stopping Plumbing Floods & Flood Alarms

    I like to look at history and tell stories, but if you are not the type that likes to read a lot and all you want is to control your water flow – jump down to the best plumbing flow control system to date: the AquaTrip shut-off valve. For information on overland flooding, check out The River Is ...