Now THAT's a compressor!

OK shop-hounds, we all like to talk about the size and quality of our air compressors, but I am humbled by what I found on a recent trip to Minnesota and the Soudan Underground Mine. This 100 psi, two-cylinder compressor supplied air for the underground mine continuously for half a century, in volumes enough to probably power every homebuilder in several states simultaneously. Continue reading "Now THAT's a compressor!"

Tempest Easy Drain Tool

Spotted a great tool in the Superior booth, designed to drain the oil from a horizontal oil filter. Just clamp it on, attach a hose to the nipple, and screw in the tee handle, which neatly punches a small hole in the filter case. Continue reading "Tempest Easy Drain Tool"

Aircraft Tool Supply Offering Sale Pricing and Freebies

The ATS 2017 Summer Sale is featured online from July 17th through August 6th 2017. The sale offers exclusive sale pricing and FREE products with specific purchases.

Want to see the tools in person? Visit ATS at EAA AirVenture July 24th-30th 2017 in Hangar D, Booth 4030-4033

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Drill straight and dead center every time you remove a rivet

Aircraft Tool Supply offers its Close Quarters Rivet Removal Tool this week for $125.95. This handy tool allows you to remove 3/32" - 1/4" diameter universal head solid rivets. Continue reading "Drill straight and dead center every time you remove a rivet"

Cool Tools from Perennial Exhibitors

Kathy and Randy Hadsall have been providing demonstrations of their ClampTite clamp making tool at Sun n Fun for 8 years straight - and in the same booth location! Aircraft homebuilders appreciate the need to make secure, reliable clamps with stainless steel wire as an alternative to factory made clamps. Continue reading "Cool Tools from Perennial Exhibitors"

Aircraft Tool Supply Company Rivet Squeezer Deal Offered

March Madness Monday Deal! Purchase the ATS Pro Heavy Duty Rivet Squeezer (1-1/2") #5011-1A for 10% off this week only. The squeezer can connect to the Rivet Squeezer Bench Mount #RS-BK for a more versatile tool. The bench mount is also on sale this week for $49.95. These sale prices are only valid until April 3, 2017. Continue reading "Aircraft Tool Supply Company Rivet Squeezer Deal Offered"