Bosch announces Hammer Drill recall
Mount Prospect, Ill.-based Robert Bosch Tool Corp. in cooperation with the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission have issued a voluntary recall on Bosch-branded Hammer Drills that pose a shock hazard.
The drills affected were manufactured in Switzerland and include model numbers HD19-2, HD19-2D, HD19-2L and 1/2-in. 2-Speed Hammer Drills with model number HD 21-2.
According to the release, the models have a grounding system and trigger switch that could cause ground wire abrasion and ground connector failure. In addition, the switch trigger could become stuck in the on position, posing an injury hazard to the user. No accidents or incidents were reported.
Hardware store owner appointed to City Council
Roberts, who is used to being the go-to person in town for wing nuts, bolts, washers and keys will now serve the town member’s needs for parade permits, zoning change or street repairs, the article said.
Roberts, who took office Nov. 22, ran unopposed to replace Sloan Banfield-Knight who decided not to seek re-election.
In store: The sweet smell of success
Naples, Fla.-based Sunshine Ace Hardware’s newly renovated store incorporates new clean colors, family and community history, and even product-related scents into the new design, according to the Fort Myers News-Press.com.
According to the article, the store owners are experimenting with scents to subtly help customers associate the scents with the products, such as ocean scent in the fishing department, barbecue smells near the grills and even fresh grass scent in lawn and garden.
The store owners have also incorporated art and photos of the local community, as well as some of their family history, into the design.