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A simple square of tape saves time and aggravation
In my remodeling business, I am constantly using many different power tools. In certain situations, I repeatedly plug in and unplug different tools all day long. I always found it…
July 13, 2007
Keeping your power source protected and visible is paramount, and this tip gives you a simple way to do it
Store cords neatly and transport them easily
September 1, 2006
I like to keep extension cords in tidy coils when I’m not using them. To that end, I’ve found that the touch-fastener cable ties called Grip-Strips are convenient and effective.…
May 1, 2004
If you’ve ever had a power-tool cord part company with an extension cord, you can appreciate the need to secure them to one another in some fashion. One way is…
March 1, 2000
Wire size, jacket materials and voltage drop are important, often-ignored features of these ubiquitous job-site umbilicals.
January 1, 2000
On those occasions when I have to replace an electrical cord on a power tool, I have found that I can use an extension cord instead. I purchase one of…
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