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How to Remove a Keyed Drill Chuck

How to Remove a Keyed Drill Chuck

A few decades ago, keyed drill chucks were the only chucks available. They require the chuck to be opened and closed with  the use of a small key. These keys slow down the process of changing drill bits, and can be easily lost. In recent years, manufacturers have introduced keyless chucks that can simply be […]

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How to Use a Power Drill for Screws

How to Use a Power Drill for Screws

Power drills are incredible tools for driving screws, making it faster and easier to attach screws, bolts, and fasteners of all kinds. Today, more people are referring to these versatile tools as “drill/drivers,” because they are so frequently used for both purposes. Using Screwdriver Bits on a Drill Whether you have a keyed or keyless […]

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How Long Will a 100ah Battery Last

How Long Will a 100ah Battery Last

While it would be nice to think that a 100Ah battery powered a 1amp motor for 100 hours, or powered a 2 amp motor for 50 hours, it just isn’t that simple. Part of the reason is that a battery only delivers as much power as is necessary at the moment: More work requires more […]

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What Voltage Drill Should I Buy

What Voltage Drill Should I Buy

When shopping for a drill, voltage makes a huge difference in power, performance, and price. But it can be hard to tell how much voltage you need in a drill. Here’s how to determine what kind of voltage you need in a drill. Difference Between Volts and Watts A volt is a unit of electromotive […]

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Is Higher Amps Better

which is better higher voltage less amps or less voltage and more amps

When you are looking for the most powerful tools, it may seem like higher amps are always better. But the truth is that, when talking about motor efficiency, higher amps isn’t always the solution. Let’s take a closer look at amps to understand when more is better. What are Amps? An ampere is a measure […]

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How to Test a Cordless Drill Battery Charger

How to Test a Cordless Drill Battery Charger

No matter how good your cordless drill is, it seems inevitable that sooner or later there will be battery issues. Either the battery won’t charge, or it won’t hold a charge and runs down too quickly. In that instance, it’s important to figure out whether the issue is with the batteries, or with the charger, […]

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What Do the Numbers on a Drill Mean?

What Do the Numbers on a Drill Mean?

Drills and drivers are very valuable tools to have in your arsenal. If you are a handyman, plumber, carpenter, woodworker, or anything in between, if you do not have a power drill, chances are you will not get very far in your profession, or even very far into a single project. When it comes to […]

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Can You Drill Through Tile?

Can You Drill Through Tile

So, the main question is whether or not you can drill through tile. You can drill through wood, plastic, metal, and other materials with ease. However, when it comes to things like ceramic tiles or glass, there is a big difference. Materials such as wood and plastic, even metal, do not shatter into many small […]

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Can You Drill Tempered Glass?

Can You Drill Tempered Glass

If you are a DIY kind of person, or just doing home repairs, you probably have a lot of experience working with various materials. What about tempered glass? Have you ever worked with this material? If you have never worked with it before, but want to, especially if you want to alter, drill, or built […]

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