Richard S. wrote:There's somethings I wouldn't get rid of like arm breaking 1/2 drill
OldAA130 wrote:Richard S. wrote:There's somethings I wouldn't get rid of like arm breaking 1/2 drill
I remember as a kid, my dad rewired old houses and I went along "to help". He was drilling through a hewn beam one day with his 1/2" aluminum case craftsman when it wound up and wrapped up his arms. He was screaming for me to pull the plug... but for a second I froze... It nearly broke both of his arms!
(I eventually came to and jerked the plug from the wall!)
Richard, you can keep that one as far as I'm concerned! I'd just have nightmares if I put that in the garage.
I was using newer one to drill some metal that was flat on the ground and I was bracing it with my leg, that caught and sent me flying... almost broke my damn leg.
I'd imagine there is a lot of people with broken bones from those size drills.
heartofcoal wrote:If it was your grandfather's, it's a antique.
And probably very well built.
I still have a bit brace and two yankee screwdrivers I bought brand new!
Cap wrote:I have an old hammer/drill Metabo 1/2" drill which twisted my wrist once or twice. I got smart & started using a Dewalt adjustable leverage/handle on the Metabo makes it very manageable.
OldAA130 wrote:Richard, what's the story behind yours?
heartofcoal wrote:Shame about the water. Everything looks to be in good shape though.