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Yankee 1545 Ratchet Drill by Jason Stamper

 

Here is a demonstration of an early 1900's North Brothers "Yankee" No. 1545 hand drill.

This thing is an awesome hand drill with two speeds, forward and reverse ratchet, double ratchet, and a spindle lock. This is an amazing bit of early 20th century ingenuity.

It was made long before Stanley acquired North Brothers and is very well made. I use this as my go to drill for driving smaller screws and many drilling applications.

Jason Stamper
Mountain City, TN
YouTube
Email: jsstamper23@gmail.com
10/24/2013

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