Nov 282012
Pasco 4360 copper tube flaring tool

Recently I spent most of a day looking at home improvement stores and plumbing supply houses for an adapter that would go from a 1/4″ flare fitting to a 1/4″ IPS compressor fitting. My solution was to buy a Pasco copper tube flaring tool and build the fitting myself. This tool will flare outside copper […]

Oct 222012
Chain saw sharpening guide

iScaper rating – 5 stars ★★★★★ This particular chain saw sharpener is a Granberg Bar-Mount Chain Saw Sharpener – Model #G-106B. Features: Sharpens all major saw chain pitches Allows you to perfectly match the chain manufacturer’s angles Attaches to your guide bar in seconds Depth gauge I have been using a chain saw sharpener like […]

May 132012
Stihl FS-85 String Trimmer.

iScaper Rating – 5 stars ★★★★★ Click on the image to see a larger view. This is a great trimmer. I purchased mine about 8 years ago and it is still working fine. The only maintenance I have done to the trimmer is replace the trimmer head once because it quit feeding the line. Every […]

Aug 052011
Wheeler 5290 Plastic Pipe Cutter

iScaper rating – 5 stars ★★★★★ Ratcheting PVC pipe cutter that provides quick cuts on Schedule 40 PVC, ABS, Vinyl, Poly, and tubing. Can cut pipe sizes from 1/8″ through 1-1/2″. This is a great pipe cutter. I have tried cheaper pipe cutters from the home improvement stores and they never compare to this pipe […]