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Old 07-29-2019, 07:30 PM   #1
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And the occasional hole in the wall board when it slipped !
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Old 07-29-2019, 07:39 PM   #2
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Used a Yankee screwdriver everyday, but that was years ago.
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Used to have one. Loved it.

They still make a variation of that.
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Still have a couple and modified one bit for a 1/4” driver.
Woo-Hoo old is new
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And the occasional hole in the wall board when it slipped !
That's the one with the new fangled plastic handle, isn't it?
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These were my dad's...wood handles.

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These were my dad's...wood handles.

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Is that a nut driver on it?
Does that bit have the old style shank?

Mine are wooden handle also and I welded a 1/4 driver on to the old style shank
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I don't like Yankees... of any kind.
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And the occasional hole in the wall board when it slipped !
That’s a real cordless screwdriver, but I prefer mine with a battery!
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These days it's more like the War of Northern Liberal Regression.
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These days it's more like the War of Northern Liberal Regression.
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is that a nut driver on it?
Does that bit have the old style shank?

Mine are wooden handle also and i welded a 1/4 driver on to the old style shank
Here's a close up of the only piece that comes out.
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This appears to be pressed in or maybe welded in.
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Here's a close up of the only piece that comes out.
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This appears to be pressed in or maybe welded in.
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These are the original style bits. I had taken one and welded a 1/4 nut driver on it.. Still works well, but with a slight wobble. The rest of the bits work great.
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I use a Yankee when I have A lot of trim out to do. I have the adaptor so I can use modern hex drive bits.
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I still have mine, from my Grand Dad actually. Still works fine and the battery never dies.
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I use a Yankee when I have A lot of trim out to do. I have the adaptor so I can use modern hex drive bits.
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Where did you get an adapter?

I've been thinking of getting the new style driver that has a 1/4"hex chuck end on it.
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Just looked for the adapter, some run close to $50 so this was a great find will be ordering in the am.

http://www.leevalley.com/us/wood/page.aspx?p=57809&cat=
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That is the adapter I have.
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Imagine my surprise, and some chagrin, when I found that my "famous" ancestor (we all have one) is Elbridge Gerry.

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