Great Industrial Gadgets Mahopac NY

The connectors in Mahopac, 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

J & R TOOL CO
(845) 279-6169
3651 DANBURY RD, RTE 6 BREWSTER, NY, 10509
Brewster, NY
RIDGEFIELD SUPPLY CO
(203) 438-2626
29 PROSPECT STREET RIDGEFIELD, CT, 06877
Ridgefield, CT
Kelloggs & Lawrence
914-232-3351
26-30 The Parkway
Katonah, NY
The Home Depot
(914)593-7110
1 Saw Mill River Road
Hawthorne, NY
Kmart 9462 / Cross Merch
(845) 561-2334
374 Windsor Hwy Rte 32
Vails Gate, NY
Fastenal- Danbury
203-792-2898
10 Federal Rd Danbury, CT, 06810
Danbury, CT
LOWE'S OF NEWBURGH, NY
845 567-2860
1239 ROUTE 300 NEWBURGH, NY, 12550
Newburgh, NY
Chubby's Hardware
(914) 764-5125
68 Westchester Ave
Pound Ridge, NY
The Home Depot
(914)528-1539
3131 E Main St
Mohegan Lake, NY
Sears Home Appliance Showroom
(914) 241-2291
360 N Bedford Rd
Mt Kisco, 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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