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Brief History of Time

The flashlight is a pretty recent invention.  Before 1896 if you needed to visit the outhouse late at night or look for lost treasures in a dark closet you would most likely use a candle or a kerosene lamp.  Occasionally accidents and fires arose from using either of them.   This was a problem.

Into the picture comes Russian immigrant Akiba Horowitz, who changed his name to Conrad Hubert when he came to America.  He was a successful business man in the distillery business back in homeland.  When he came to America there wasn’t much opportunity for him to start again, so he decided to try his hand at a few different things including a cigar store, a restaurant, a boarding house, a jewelry store, a farm, a milk wagon route and finally a novelty shop. … Continue Reading

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New Bosch Mini Reciprocating Blades

Bosch PS60 with new short saw blade

There are pretty a few 12V compact reciprocating saws inside the marketplace today, for example the Bosch PS60, Dewalt pivot saw, Makita pistol-grip saw, Porter cable television set ClampSaw, and Milwaukee M12 Hackzall. These saws run largest with 4-inch blades, but these scaled-down blades could possibly be challenging to find.

Bosch recently announced a brand name new collection of short 4″ pocket reciprocating saw blades that come going to be designed for optimum performance. Blade groups include:

metal-cutting
all-purpose for wooden with nails
all-purpose for wood, plastic, lighting metal, and sandwiched materials.

The all-purpose blades attribute a thinner kerf for more quickly cutting, as well as the metal blade qualities Bosch’s 2×2 tooth geometry for enhanced heavy-use performance.

These blades are mentioned for getting readily available at distributors and home centers.