Tack Strip Tools

No. 450

No. 450 Deluxe Strip Cutter

The deluxe strip cutter has long 1 7/8" blades that can cut wide architectural strip straight in a single cut. It can also cut regular strip straight or diagonally in one cut.
Blade stabilizers on the bottom blade holder prevent splaying of the blades during the cutting motion. This prevents splinters from getting stuck between the blades, and directs more force downward into the cutting motion. The handle includes a pivoting blade storage tab. Leverage handle travel is adjustable, and locks closed in storage. All steel construction ensures durability. Blades: No. 451 Net Weight: 1 1/4 lbs.

No. 451

No. 451 Strip Cutter Blades (12)

This package of replacement blades for the Crain No. 450 Deluxe Strip Cutter includes twelve blades. When used in the No. 450 Deluxe Strip Cutter, they can cut wide architectural strip straight in a single cut. They can also cut regular strip straight or diagonally in one cut. The packaging includes a clear plastic box with a lid that snaps shut to protect blades in storage. Blade dimensions: length 1.87", width .48", thickness .040". Net weight: 1 oz.

No. 455

No. 455 Strip Saver Bag

This heavy-duty cloth bag slips over standard-sized four foot long tackless strip boxes. The bag helps prevent the boxes from tearing and breaking open, keeping the tack strip protected and properly stored. The reinforced end panel with heavy-duty zipper and double-stitched handle increase durability. Projects a professional image and improves efficiency by keeping the strip organized. Net weight: 1 1/2 lbs.

No. 172

No. 172 Magnetic Tack Holder

This tool has a precision magnetic tip that can hold nails in position so they can be driven into areas where it would be difficult with fingers only. Works well driving hard to hold stubby nails into the tack strip when fastening strip to concrete, for example. The tool's body is made from a 5 ½" long stainless steel body with a powerful magnetic insert on one end and the hammering head on the other. Net weight: 8 oz.

No. 166

No. 166 Magnetic Driving Bar

This long-nosed hammering tool extends beneath toe-spaces and other low clearance areas to drive tack strip nails and other nails into the subfloor. The hammering tip is magnetized to temporarily hold a nail in position. The forged alloy steel body includes a bonded rubber-like handle that reduces impact vibration from the hammer being transmitted to the hand and wrist. Net weight: 5 lbs.

No. 332

No. 332 Economy Hammer

This 20 oz. claw hammer is good for hammering down and pulling up tack strip. Forged steel head is induction hardened and includes a magnetic nail holder for starting nails in hard to reach places. The durable fiberglass handle is jacketed for overstrike protection and includes a contoured gripping surface. Fully featured and an excellent value! Net Weight: 20 oz.

No. 296

No. 296 Vaughan Half Hatchet

The Vaughan half hatchet works as a multi-purpose tool for cutting and hammering down tackless strip. The polished head includes a 3 ½" resharpenable cutting blade and a hammering head for nailing. The hickory hardwood handle is contoured for gripping. A Vaughan quality product, made in the USA! Net weight: 22 oz.

No. 078

No. 078 Aluminum Drives

These solid aluminum nails can be hammered into pre-drilled holes to fasten tackless strip or metal moldings down onto concrete subfloors, or onto tile or stone when necessary. The oval head of the No. 078 seats in metal moldings with countersunk holes. The semi-square body compresses and holds against the walls of a pre-drilled 1/8" hole. For carbide or masonry drill bits used to drill the 1/8" holes for these fasteners, see our No. 219 1/8" Carbide-Tipped Drill Bits or our No. 223 1/8" Solid Carbide Drill with No. 225 1/8" Hexagon Adaptor. Fastener dimensions: 1/8" dia. x 7/8" long. Hole size: 1/8" x 7/8". Net weight: 1 lb. jar of nails.

No. 580

No. 580 Aluminum Drives

These solid aluminum nails can be hammered into pre-drilled holes to fasten tackless strip or metal moldings down onto concrete subfloors, or onto tile or stone when necessary. The semi-square body compresses and holds against the walls of a pre-drilled 1/8" hole. For carbide or masonry drill bits used to drill the 1/8" holes for these fasteners, see our No. 219 1/8" Carbide-Tipped Drill Bits or our No. 223 1/8" Solid Carbide Drill with No. 225 1/8" Hexagon Adaptor. Fastener dimensions: 1/8" dia. x 5/8" long. Hole size: 1/8" x 3/4". Net weight: 1 lb. jar of nails.

No. 780

No. 780 Aluminum Drives

These solid aluminum nails can be hammered into pre-drilled holes to fasten tackless strip or metal moldings down onto concrete subfloors, or onto tile or stone when necessary. The semi-square body compresses and holds against the walls of a pre-drilled 1/8" hole. For carbide or masonry drill bits used to drill the 1/8" holes for these fasteners, see our No. 219 1/8" Carbide-Tipped Drill Bits or our No. 223 1/8" Solid Carbide Drill with No. 225 1/8" Hexagon Adaptor. Fastener dimensions: 1/8" dia. x 7/8" long. Hole size: 1/8" x 1". Net weight: 1 lb. jar of nails.

No. 783

No. 783 Aluminum Drives

These solid aluminum nails can be hammered into pre-drilled holes to fasten tackless strip or metal moldings down onto concrete subfloors, or onto tile or stone when necessary. The semi-square body compresses and holds against the walls of a pre-drilled 1/8" hole. For carbide or masonry drill bits used to drill the 3/16" holes for these fasteners, see our No. 220 3/16" Carbide-Tipped Drill Bits or our No. 224 3/16" Solid Carbide Drill with No. 226 3/16" Hexagon Adaptor. Fastener dimensions: 3/16" dia. x 7/8" long. Hole size: 3/16" x 1". Net weight: 1 lb. jar of nails.

No. 223

No. 223 1/8" Solid Carbide Drill

The No. 223 is a 1/8" solid carbide drill bit to create for 1/8" holes in concrete suitable for fastening our No. 078, No. 580, or No. 780 aluminum drives. Each bit includes two usable ends. This drill bit requires a No. 225 1/8" Hexagon Adaptor to adapt it to the chuck of a drill. Drill RPM must be maintained between 1700 to 3500 RPM. Length: 1 7/16". Net weight: 1/6 oz.

No. 224

No. 224 3/16" Solid Carbide Drill

The No. 224 is a 3/16" solid carbide drill bit that creates for 3/16" holes in concrete suitable for fastening our No. 783 aluminum drives. Each bit includes two usable ends. This drill bit requires a No. 226 3/16" Hexagon Adaptor to adapt it to the chuck of a drill. Drill RPM must be maintained between 1700 to 3500 RPM. Length: 1 1/2" Net weight: 1/3 oz.

No. 225

No. 225 1/8" Hexagon Adaptor

The No. 225 1/8" adaptor adapts our No. 223 1/8" Solid Carbide Drill Bits to work in a standard electric drill chuck. The shank diameter on the adaptor is 1/4 inch. An internal collet tightens down on the drill bit to hold it in the adaptor. Made from steel, heat treated for wear resistance, and zinc plated. Net weight: 2 oz.

No. 226

No. 226 3/16" Hexagon Adaptor

The No. 226 3/16" adaptor adapts our No. 224 3/16" Solid Carbide Drill Bits to work in a standard electric drill chuck. The shank diameter on the adaptor is 1/4 inch. An internal collet tightens down on the drill bit to hold it in the adaptor. Made from steel, heat treated for wear resistance, and zinc plated. Net weight: 2 oz.

No. 219

No. 219 1/8" Masonry Drill Bit

The No. 219 is a 1/8 inch drill with a carbide-tipped bit and spiral flute. Drills rapidly into concrete, stone, or ceramic floors. These drills may be used in a rotary or percussion type drill. The cold-forged process used to produce this drill produces a drill of exceptional strength. Drills the 1/8 inch hole needed for our No. 078, 580 or 780 Aluminum Drives.

No. 220

No. 220 3/16" Masonry Drill Bit

The No. 220 is a 3/16 inch drill with a carbide-tipped bit and spiral flute. Drills rapidly into concrete, stone, or ceramic floors. These drills may be used in a rotary or percussion type drill. The cold-forged process used to produce this drill produces a drill of exceptional strength. Drills the 3/16 inch hole needed for our No. 783 Aluminum Drives.

No. 221

No. 221 1/4" Masonry Drill Bit

The No. 220 is a 1/4 inch drill with a carbide-tipped bit and spiral flute. Drills rapidly into concrete, stone, or ceramic floors. These drills may be used in a rotary or percussion type drill. The cold-forged process used to produce this drill produces a drill of exceptional strength.

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