Great Industrial Gadgets Albany NY

The connectors in Albany, which fit any pneumatic tool with a standard thread, also provide about 15 degrees of lateral movement, meaning you can twist the nailer 15 degrees in any direction before you're actually tugging on the hose. The reduction in wrist and forearm fatigue alone is worth the price of the accessory.

Local Companies

LOWE'S OF GLENMONT, NY
518 436-6020
271 ROUTE 9 WEST GLENMONT, NY, 12077
Glenmont, NY
A. Phillips Hardware
518-861-5364
Osborne Corners
Altamont, NY
A. Phillips Hardware
518-459-2300
1157 Central Avenue
Albany, NY
The Home Depot
(518)782-9867
579 Troy-Schenectady Rd
Latham, NY
Lowe's
(518) 952-8789
93 Freemans Bridge Road
Glenville, NY
Shaker Hardware
(518) 785-9052
607 Watervliet Shaker Rd
Latham, NY
Crescent Ace Hardware
(518) 371-7100
135 Lapp Rd
Clifton Park, NY
A. Phillips Hardware
518-439-9943
235 Delaware Ave
Delmar, NY
The Home Depot
(518)348-0158
4 Halfmoon Crossing Blvd
Halfmoon, NY
The Home Depot
(518)283-1819
600 N Greenbush Rd
Rensselaer, NY

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Source: TOOLS OF THE TRADE Magazine
Publication date: November 1, 2003

By David R. Crosby and Bruce Guertin

Nailer Accessory

These swivel-action little gems make working with nailers easier than ever. The Industrial Ball Swivel Connectors replace the male coupling on your nailer, and their ability to swivel eliminates twisting and kinking in the air hose, so you can move around freely; in other words, the ball swivel joint keeps the gun hose from turning into a Slinky. The connectors, which fit any pneumatic tool with a standard thread, also provide about 15 degrees of lateral movement, meaning you can twist the nailer 15 degrees in any direction before you're actually tugging on the hose. The reduction in wrist and forearm fatigue alone is worth the price of the accessory. What's more, the connectors don't leak air like some cheaper fittings I've used. If you own air tools and don't already have these, put the magazine down and go buy some right now.
Industrial Ball Swivel Connectors 15-04BS. $7 each. Coilhose Pneumatics. 732-390-8480. www.coilhose.com .
–David R. Crosby

Pocket-Hole Jig

Pocket-hole joints are fast and reliable, and they stay tight, even under adverse conditions like high humidity. Pocket holes are old news in cabinet shops where drilling them involves big tables, pneumatic clamps, and some really expensive machines that don't fit in your truck. Now, the Kreg Jig brings this cabinet-grade joinery into the field for an easy-to-swallo...

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