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Les George
06-18-2010, 03:55 PM
I guess my knives are machine assembled now! :eek:

New shop toy, to avoid carpel tunnel! Electric screw driver with electronic clutch.

I can adjust the force that it tightens too, it sounds like I am assembling knives for NASCAR! 2thumbs

Now I just need one for each torx drive size! :)

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:Dcool 1

murphda2
06-18-2010, 05:13 PM
No worries Les, "If you ain't cheatin, you ain't tryin". With as much as you have to deal with all of those screws in folders, I can understand how this could be a great asset to your operation.

Les George
06-18-2010, 05:21 PM
I just like it cuz it makes a cool sound! :)

BossDog
06-18-2010, 06:10 PM
the clutch part sounds good....make and model please.

Les George
06-18-2010, 06:15 PM
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Les George
06-18-2010, 06:17 PM
http://www.flexibleassembly.com/Products/HIOS-Electric-Screwdrivers/VZ-1820;jsessionid=0a0104471f43cd102afa368e4c2e8d7ef9 1871f6bc56.e3eSbNqNc38Le34Pa38Ta3aLaxb0

but I got this one off e bay for less than they want here.... :)

Bill Coye
06-19-2010, 05:12 AM
That's cool.

I'm going to have to get one.

BC

James Terrio
06-19-2010, 07:25 AM
If you're holding the tool in your hand, it's still handmade :D

Les George
06-19-2010, 07:28 AM
But I am not doing any work, just pushing a button! :)



(everyone knows I am mostly kidding, right?) ;)

rvin1911
06-19-2010, 07:51 AM
now maybe things will speed up:p

Les George
06-19-2010, 08:13 AM
maybe...

maxcutter03
06-19-2010, 10:54 AM
Ryobi makes a really nice cordless screw gun with a mechanical clutch. Good idea!!!

Les George
06-19-2010, 10:56 AM
To me the problem with that is the battery makes them bulky and never charged when I need them... I am not moving around much, to the cord is fine.

:)

Bill Coye
06-19-2010, 11:20 AM
When I initially saw it on the bench and thought it was a karaoke microphone.

Being a guest, I didn't want to say anything.................you know.......

...just in case you broke out in song.

:)

Les George
06-19-2010, 11:43 AM
I lived in Japan for a year.... I hate karaoke!

BossDog
06-19-2010, 12:03 PM
i am brilliant at karaoke...i've never done it but i know i would be good at it..i'd need a few beers first tho

Les George
06-19-2010, 12:07 PM
par for the course...

BossDog
06-19-2010, 12:27 PM
bring your screwdriver/microphone thing...we can do a duet!

Les George
06-19-2010, 12:31 PM
not gonna happen :p


Shouldn't you be boxing my order up! ;)

BossDog
06-19-2010, 12:44 PM
Lora is slaving away at it soon I think... I am teaching my daughters boy friend how to boot up computers and get the quickbooks running, then we go to cut spacer material and micarta...

what's your favorite song? I should practice a little..

Les George
06-19-2010, 01:36 PM
My favorite song is about 1911 style pistols, you wouldn't understand.... ;)

Bill Coye
06-19-2010, 02:02 PM
Let's everyone have a sing a long!

.....no, wait.

Not everyone.

:)

BossDog
06-19-2010, 02:47 PM
When I was at Blade, I was talking to Newt outside and we went back to his truck and he showed me that 1911 he had all the work done on..I still need one. I'm gonna get my gun finder guy on it....Wyatt. He finds cools guns and then I go buy one.

Les George
06-19-2010, 04:25 PM
You know I was there when you guys went out to his truck "to see his gun," right? :D

alex shunnarah
06-19-2010, 07:07 PM
les i am weraring bands on my arms now for support .i had a cortisone shot in my right forearm before blade, the pain was hell now my left arm is screwd.i am going to get a screw gun i had one from harbor feight but it did not have torsion control to keep from stripping out the screws.

Les George
06-19-2010, 07:13 PM
Alex, I know what you mean, there is a good deal of these on E bay, I think this one was $30.

Well worth it! ;)