How not to troubleshoot battery powered tools, or, you are so going to laugh at me.

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Blog entry by Derek Lyons posted 09-06-2008 01:17 AM 906 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

If your battery powered tool fails to operate, and after ten minutes of fiddling with the various adjustments and cursing the manufacturer of the tool and his ancestors back to the cavemen that were obviously no further back than his parents… you discover you never inserted the battery in the first place…

This is a Sign From Above that its time to knock off for the day, take a long shower, find a nice cool one, and see if there is a baseball game on TV.

-- Derek, Bremerton WA --

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#1 posted 09-06-2008 01:30 AM


Yep . . . time to call it a day.

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#2 posted 09-06-2008 02:06 AM

you mean the batteries are suppose to go inside the tools? .... great…. now you tell me.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#3 posted 09-06-2008 02:15 AM

It’s a wise man who knows when to take a break. When I do something like that, I take a break, then go back in the shop and pretend it never happened. Of course, when I tell the story, I insert my brother-in-law as the idiot!

-- Don, Pittsburgh

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