Toolsday Giveaway: Win a Craftsman Hammer Drill

Last Toolsday, we posted a photo of a strange-looking pair of tongs with little feet on the bottom and asked you to identify it.   We had a variety of answers, everything from shoe stretcher to a door stop. But the correct answer is a pike gag, which is used to hold a fish’s mouth open so a fisherman (or fisherwoman) can remove the hook without being bitten. 

We randomly picked one winner out of all last week’s comments and that lucky person is Wallace, who thought it was a gripper or some type of clamp. Congrats Wallace, you won even though you were wrong; you have exactly one week to reply to our email before we pick another winner.

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Next Tuesday we be giving away a Craftsman 1/2″ Hammer Drill.  This powerhouse tool is convenient and compact and works at variable speeds to in order to drill through a variety of materials.  The keyless chuck and spindle lock make bit changes fast and easy.

To win the Craftsman Hammer Drill, post a comment (click “comment” above) and tell us what tradesperson uses this device and for what.  You don’t have to answer correctly to win; we will randomly pick one winner.

On Tuesday, September 25, we will select the winner then start up a new giveaway for another tool, which will be given away the Tuesday after that.

You have until September 25, 2012, 2:00pm (ET) to enter to win the Craftsman Hammer Drill.

Official Rules.

1,768 Responses

  1. Elaine says:

    Router Base used by a woodworder

  2. Brian N says:


  3. Kevin says:

    Well of course a flange hole maker.

  4. William Murphy says:

    Don't know

  5. Dallis says:

    The plumber uses to connect seal so toilet don't leak and let gas out.

  6. Paulo says:

    Hmmm, possibly a fancy key ring for a contractor???

  7. dAr says:

    mechanic – crankshaft seal

  8. Diane S. says:

    A Bearing Retainer.

  9. David McMillin says:

    hole vise

  10. Steve says:

    Plumber. Seal for piping to tub.

  11. Gary Steinberg says:

    Fish Tape

  12. Mike P says:

    Drilling into concrete slabs to install red head anchors.

  13. Jenny says:

    Plumber, to go under the toliet

  14. John D says:

    probably something a plumber would use

  15. La-Chanda Smith says:

    looks like a tool holder

  16. La-Chanda Smith says:

    looks like a holder for nails and screws.

  17. MichaelJ says:

    Looks like sealed bearing assembly but no clue what it would go to.

  18. Gary Steinberg says:

    Fish Tape: Electrician

  19. DarrenM says:

    Carpenter's fitting for a router.

  20. Anthony says:

    cameraman,an adapter.

  21. Aussie Dog says:

    I am not sure. General contractor, but that could be any body. Not so sure about the plumber. What is it?? Something the needs a lot of screws to hold it together. Got me stumped.

  22. David McKenzie says:

    clamping and alining jig

  23. dAr says:

    seamstress; looks like part of a sewing machine bobbin compartment

  24. NCSU_Wes says:

    a plumber

  25. richelle lazarus says:

    electrician for threading wire


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