|Forum topic by BDFan1981||posted 12-13-2012 08:59 AM||3125 views||0 times favorited||2 replies|
12-13-2012 08:59 AM
Does anyone here have any Black & Decker or Sears Craftsman Industrial tools with the “M” line of motors B&D issued in 1984? More importantly, what was your experience with these tools when they were brand new in 1984, ‘85, ‘86, ‘87?
Three different sizes were available: 47mm, 57mm and 73mm. The 47mm-sized motors powered home-use tools while the 57mm and 73mm sizes were reserved for their Professional line of power tools.
B&D issued the “M” line of motors to reduce the number of motor sizes in years past.
I know my 1985 B&D Power Tools catalog lists several new power tools for that year with the “M” motors; among them are:
An example of an M-series Professional power tool: