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. 1joyce says:

    it is a ????? used by a ?????.

  2. thepittsmn says:

    A plumber

  3. Judy Groce says:

    a plumber

  4. darrell says:

    wheel lock

  5. Joyce McComas says:


  6. carla says:

    i would say a masonary tor wich my husband is one thanks

  7. David Wallace says:

    plumbing tool

  8. james says:

    a wheel spacer

  9. Ross Z says:

    I love new tools

  10. Danielle P. says:

    A roofer?!?

  11. ed sindelar says:

    some sort of a jig to measure pipes

  12. donnie cobb says:

    pipe collar for walkin shower

  13. victor garcia says:

    pipe fitter uses this

  14. laurie nemeth says:

    I have no idea.. I would have to check your site to help me

  15. Barry says:

    a plumber uses this to keep pipes in place

  16. GCanton says:

    Looks like what plumbers would use for drains or toilets. Now hand over the drill

  17. Nancy says:


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  19. vicki_in_Utah says:

    Looks like something for a car

  20. Buster says:

    Plumbing adjustable seal

  21. gerry says:

    it looks like a seal for a drain.

  22. Darlene says:

    A plummers seal

  23. martha says:

    very interesting

  24. David says:

    Plumbing tool


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