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#1 hankster

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Posted 19 December 2017 - 09:33 AM

I want to convert the crank handle, on the BAL tongue jack, so I can use my hammer drill to raise and lower the trailer. The hammer drill is so nifty on the BAL scissor jacks. Hank



#2 Euphoria

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Posted 20 December 2017 - 06:44 AM

Is this statement supposed to be a question?????


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#3 Carol Christensen

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Posted 20 December 2017 - 11:30 AM

Why would you use a hammer drill instead of a regular drill?  I would think you need a drill that turns (twists) rather than hammers (pounds).  Just curious.


Edited by Carol Christensen, 20 December 2017 - 10:19 PM.

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#4 hankster

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Posted 21 December 2017 - 11:53 AM

I use a cordless 18v hammer drill to raise and lower my scissor jacks.   A standard cordless drill wont cut it. They don't have the torque under a lot of resistance. Regarding the reply from Euphoria, the question is to anyone who has made the conversion and can help. Apparently you are not a helper. 


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#5 Carol Christensen

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Posted 21 December 2017 - 10:48 PM

Oh, interesting.  So a 18v hammer drill gives you more torque than a 18v standard drill.  Do I understand that correctly?  Thanks.


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#6 Euphoria

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Posted 22 December 2017 - 06:26 AM

I use a cordless 18v hammer drill to raise and lower my scissor jacks.   A standard cordless drill wont cut it. They don't have the torque under a lot of resistance. Regarding the reply from Euphoria, the question is to anyone who has made the conversion and can help. Apparently you are not a helper. 

And apparently, you don't know how to phrase a question.


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