Great Industrial Gadgets Schenectady NY

The connectors in Schenectady, 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
(518) 954-2400
4825 State Highway 30
Amsterdam, NY
Fastenal- Schenectady
518-377-2112
801 Crane Street Schenectady, NY, 12303
Schenectady, NY
Pfeil Hardware
518-687-0014
63 Third St
Troy, NY
The Home Depot
(518)843-1275
135 Hanaford Plaza
Amsterdam, NY
Latham - D
(518) 783-6101
195 Troy Schenectady Rd
Latham, NY
Shaker Hardware
(518) 785-9052
607 Watervliet Shaker Rd
Latham, NY
Fastenal- Albany
518-459-2086
116-118 Railroad Ave Albany, NY, 12205
Albany, NY
Harvey Industries
(518) 862-1490
4253 Albany Street Albany, NY, 12205
Albany, NY
A. Phillips Hardware
518-465-8861
292 Central Avenue
Albany, NY
Clifton Park - D
(518) 383-6910
15 Park Ave
Clifton Park, 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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