SKIL Tools Auctions Their PJD Chopper to Benefit Veterans
MT. PROSPECT, IL – August 27, 2012 – (Motor Sports Newswire) – To celebrate the 75th anniversary of “The Saw That Built America,” the Worm Drive SKILSAW, SKIL Tools is auctioning off a custom daily rider chopper that was built to commemorate the milestone. The power tools company partnered with Paul Teutul Jr. and his crew at Paul Jr. Designs to design the chopper along with a second custom show chopper that was unveiled in Las Vegas earlier this year. Thousands of fans viewed the choppers as they toured the western part of the country stopping at over 60 events and most recently were on display at the Sturgis Motorcycle Rally in South Dakota.
The 10-day auction of the daily rider SKILSAW-inspired chopper will take place beginning September 4 through September 14, 2012, when the chopper will be sold through eBay Motors. One-hundred percent of the proceeds from the auction will be donated to The Home Depot Foundation, a non-profit organization whose mission is to ensure that every veteran has a safe place to call home.
Enthusiasts can bid and receive bid updates at www.SkilsawChopperAuction.com beginning now through the end of the auction. Find additional information on SKIL, the MAG-75 Worm Drive SKILSAW and images of both choppers at www.skiltools.com or by becoming a fan of SKIL on Facebook at www.Facebook.com/SKIL. Bidding for this one-of-a-kind, custom chopper begins at $25,000.
About SKIL Power Tools
SKIL Power Tools, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation in Mount Prospect, Ill, is a leader in portable electric power tools and accessories serving the consumer do-it-yourself and professional construction markets. Founded in 1924 with the invention of the worm drive SKILSAW, SKIL now delivers a complete line of power tools designed and engineered to help DIYers achieve home project success, while providing professionals durable, cost-conscious tools for the jobsite. For more information about SKIL Power Tools including information on where to buy the products above, visit www.skil.com or call toll-free 877-SKIL-999.
About Robert Bosch Tool Corporation
Robert Bosch Tool Corporation in North America, was formed in January 2003 when Robert Bosch GmbH combined its North American power tool, accessory and lawn and garden divisions into one organization. As a manufacturing pioneer with more than a century’s worth of experience, the Bosch name has become synonymous with engineering excellence. With 18,000 employees worldwide and 3,500 in North America, the Robert Bosch Tool Corporation is a world leader in the design, manufacture and sale of power tools, rotary and oscillating tools, accessories, laser and optical leveling and range finding tools, and garden and watering equipment.