Category: Uncategorized

Uncategorized

LIFETIME WARRANTY ON TOOLS

Lifetime Warranties Wow … what would a lifetime warranty be like on our bodies ???   How would you interpret that ??  Does that mean your body will last forever …. Or does it make more sense that there is an implied warranty that is in effect as long as you’re alive …. As in an…

Read More
Uncategorized

TARIFF FEE

EFFECTIVE JUNE 1, 2019 10% TARIFF FEE ON ALL SALES On Sept 24, 2018 the US Govt imposed a 10% tariff on certain products from China. Other countries followed suit and raised their prices as well. We did not raise our prices at that time. On May 10, 2019 the US Govt increased that tariff to…

Read More
Uncategorized

THE RIGHT RIVET FOR THE JOB

  Blind Rivets … (most commonly called pop rivets) are measured by their diameter and then by the specific “grip range”. The diameter is based on the diameter of the rivet body. The “grip” is based on the thickness of the material being riveted. The “Grip Range” is the minimum and the maximum grip that…

Read More
Uncategorized

REMOVE A BROKEN BOLT

  So, you twist the head off of a bolt, and the shank is imbedded in whatever you were working on…now what? There are tons of articles and ideas floating around on the web on how to deal with this miserable problem and I would suggest spending some time surfing the web to educate yourself…

Read More
Uncategorized

WHAT GRADE BOLT SHOULD I USE?

Many times we are asked “What grade of bolt should I use ?” Unfortunately, that is a hard question to answer from our side of the counter. We are not architects nor engineers. However, we can shed light on the basic classifications …. In the American world (a.k.a. SAE) the main classifications are Grades 2,…

Read More