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Blog entry by Grumpfrump posted 02-26-2021 04:34 PM 431 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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#1 posted 02-26-2021 04:42 PM

There is nothing like picking up an old tool like this with the all-metal heft and typically frayed two-pronged cord!

For some reason they emit a distinct “old-tool” odor from the motors when used. I feel like I’m back in school, sniffing the freshly mimeographed test sheet when I catch a whiff of an old motor 8^)

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#2 posted 02-26-2021 05:18 PM

^.......This…...+1….....!! I have two of these old drills…..both Craftsmans.

One belonged to my grandpa, and one was my dads….!! I believe they were made in the ‘50s.

And both still work good…..And yes, both have the frayed cords. I haven’t used them in years….But I still got ‘em

-- " There's a better way.....find it"...... Thomas Edison.

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#3 posted 02-27-2021 01:23 AM

My B&D Circular saw I bought 55 years ago I still use occasionally to break down plywood. Like above hefty metal. Keep it in the orange metal box it came in. Still runs great.

-- Ron

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#4 posted 02-27-2021 05:49 AM

The fact that my entire body cracks like a glow stick when ever I move, and yet refuses to glow is very disappointing, and makes me ‘feel old’. :)

-- If it wasn't for bad luck, I wouldn't have no luck at all, - Albert King - Born Under a Bad Sign released 1967

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