2019 Oil Forecast in West Texas: Boom Expected to Continue

Jeremy KirkpatrickMar 28,2019

West Texas is experiencing yet another comeback within the boom-bust oil industry. The revitalization is welcome to residents and businesses alike who hope activity continues to build on economic improvement through the region.   Just 10 years ago, West Texas was dubbed a “dead area” by many in the oil industry.


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Metabo: 2019 Grinder Madness – through April 30, 2019

Jeremy KirkpatrickMar 22,2019

From March 1-April 30, 2019, enjoy savings on Metabo German-made Safety 4 1/2″ Angle Grinders.

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Discover the Newest Sandvik Coromant Tools for 2019

Jeremy KirkpatrickMar 8,2019
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Like you, we believe that a job well done requires reliability, experience and innovation. It’s why we partner with industry leaders like Sandvik Coromant to ensure you get the quality and reliability you can only find in well-crafted tooling technology. Take a look at the latest cutting tools, solutions and

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Hand Taps vs Machine Taps - What's the difference?

Hand Taps vs Machine Taps – Differences?

Jeremy KirkpatrickFeb 15,2018

A brief knowledge drop from our friends over at North America Tool Hand Tap and Machine Tap are terms that don’t always mean what you think! These are stale industry legacy terms. Originally meant to define a purpose, they can be misleading. They should not define a tap’s modern method of use. According to some

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Acme vs Trapezoidal Threads

Jeremy KirkpatrickOct 25,2017

A brief knowledge drop from our friends over at North America Tool Acme threads appeared sometime in the late 1800s as an improvement on the square thread form. Square threads were the first choice for motion transfer and heavy loads. But square threads were difficult to produce with available cutter

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Grinding Wheel Productivity

Jeremy KirkpatrickOct 19,2017

We posed the following question on social media last week and have John Thompson of Pferd to thank for a fantastic answer. “4-1/2, 5″, or 6″: What is your favorite size grinding and/or cutting wheel? Jumping from 4-1/2 to 5″ is an easy way to get more bang for your


Oil and the State of Small Business

Jeremy KirkpatrickMay 11,2017

    As oil prices struggle to climb above $50/barrel and price stability seems to be anything but a reality, how do we plan for success in the current economic environment? The article below, published on points to optimism in the market due to the lowering of crude inventories


CoroMill 745

Jeremy KirkpatrickApr 20,2017
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  The Sandvik Coromant CoroMill 745 is revolutionary milling cutter with double-sided, multi-edge inserts that have a positive cutting action. Propaganda Movie Here   This insert concept reduces the number of inserts that must be kept on hand because each insert has 14 cutting edges. Cutter body and inserts combine

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Grinding without the Cord!

Jeremy KirkpatrickMar 22,2016
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Finally…True Industrial Cordless Grinders From cordless grinders, to drills, to saws, Metabo has the cordless products to get work done.  Need to grind where a cord can’t reach? We can help.  Need to drill some holes and drive some screws miles from the nearest power outlet? No problem! That 2×4


Jet Volt Series Hoists

Jeremy KirkpatrickMar 15,2016
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Constant Innovation Already an established innovation leader in manual hoists, Jet has changed the way electronic hoists operate by being the first to bring true variable speed technology to the market.  Years of development and testing have enabled Jet to bring an electronic hoist to the market that will change the