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Choosing the Best Battery Impact Wrench for DIY Automotive Work

Best Impact Wrench For YOU We are asked what the best impact wrench is for working on automotive projects on a weekly basis.  This conversation quickly turns from impact wrenches to sockets and what the user currently owns.  We feel that 1/2″ drive seems to fit most people best as inexpensive sets that go from […]

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RIDGID 18-Volt Hybrid Propane Forced Air Heater Review | R8604241B

RIDGID 18-Volt Hybrid Propane Forced Air Heater Review | R8604241B

Low Fume Heat The Ridgid GEN5X Brushless 18-Volt Hybrid Forced Air Propane Heater is an awesome unit compared to the kerosine powered salamander heaters we used to use. This propane heater can be powered by a Ridgid 18-Volt battery or regular extension cord. When you compare the size, weight, and ability to move easily, the […]

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Ridgid R86044B Vs. Makita XTR01Z | Trim Router Battle Comparison

Ridgid R86044B Vs. Makita XTR01Z | Trim Router Battle Comparison

Which trim router is right for you? Before we get into the nitty-gritty details, we want to provide a little context to this battery power trim router comparison. We are not 100 percent sure there will be a clear winner in the end. We have both units in our professional woodworking shop and they each […]

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RIDGID 18-Volt GEN5X Cordless Brushless 1/2 in. Impact Wrench Review | R86011B

RIDGID 18-Volt GEN5X Cordless Brushless 1/2 in. Impact Wrench Review | R86011B

Mid-Torque & Compact Power to weight ratio is a big deal when it comes to any tool that mechanics will be using on a daily basis.  Grip comfort, the tool being able to fit in small areas and the ability to remove 90 percent of the fasteners on an automobile is needed.  In construction, having […]

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GIVEAWAY: Ridgid 200 psi 4.5 Gal Electric Quiet Compressor Model OF45200SS

WATBL Giveaway Workshop Addict is working with some great tool companies to make your dreams come true.  Our monthly Workshop Addict Tool Bucket List Giveaway will allow you to possibly get your dream tool sent to you free of charge.  Entry in this giveaway is very simple. Watch the video and leave a comment on our […]

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Ridgid Gen5X – 1 Gal. 18-Volt Air Compressor R0230 Review & Tips

Gen5X Quality Air Compressor Ridgid’s Gen5X line has brought forth some high quality and very powerful tools sold through Home Depot.  The new Ridgid Gen5X 1 Gal. 18-Volt Air Compressor comes to market with power and speed inside a package full of quality.  The air compressor is 18 volt and can run on one or two […]

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Ridgid Gen5X Brushless 18V Jobsite Wet/Dry Vacuum Review R86090

Small & Powerful Ridgid’s new brushless 18 volt jobsite wet/dry vac allows for us to take a small but powerful vac on site with us to clean up the small mess made while working.  The pre-filter is washable and the fine filter is replaceable when needed.  Clean up of our mess and the filter in […]

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Ridgid Gen5X 18V Brushless Belt Sander Review – R86065B

Cordless Belt Sander The days of poor performing cordless tools have passed.  Today many tools using a battery platform have similar performance to corded models.  Woodworking and construction are seeing a “boom” in tools that are cordless, but also feature some more options added for the user’s health and safety.  While looking at the Ridgid […]

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GIVEAWAY: Ridgid & Ryobi Tools Including Combo Kits and a 12″ Miter Saw

WATBL Giveaway Workshop Addict is working with some great tool companies to make your dreams come true.  Our monthly Workshop Addict Tool Bucket List Giveaway will allow you to possibly get your dream tool sent to you free of charge.  Entry in this giveaway is very simple. Leave a comment below with one of the six […]

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Ridgid 18-Volt 7-1/4″ Brushless Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw Review- R48607K

Ridgid Cordless Miter Saw The Ridgid 18-Volt 7-1/4″ Brushless Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw is going to be a game changer for many contractors.  First, it is small, lightweight and easy to move around.  There are so many possibilities for its use through construction, finish carpentry and even do it yourselfer’s.  The Ridgid 7-1/4″ miter […]

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Ridgid Brushless 18 Volt 4-1/2″ Angle Grinder Review – R86041

Gen5X Angle Grinder Ridgid has a new Brushless 18-Volt 4-1/2 in. Angle Grinder that is located here on Home Depot’s website.  Brushless motors are showing up in all the new Ridgid power tools, yet the prices have stayed very reasonable. With the combination of the 5.0Ah battery and the brushless motor, runtimes have increased along with […]

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Ridgid 12″ Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw Review – 70 Degree Miter Capacity

Crown Stops & 70° Miter Saw The Ridgid 12 in. Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw (R4221) was designed to do just about any job without hassle.  Everything on this miter saw moves with ease and most items can stay in place while mitering and beveling.  Further, the Ridgid miter saw miters 70° to the left […]

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