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Ingersoll Rand 2850MAX 1” Pneumatic D-Handle Impact Wrench Review

Ingersoll Rand 2850MAX 1” Pneumatic D-Handle Impact Wrench Review

Lighter, Stronger Impact Wrench Working in the heavy equipment maintenance and repair field requires one to be able to handle some very large tools.  Finally, these larger tools are being made with more power and in a lighter platform.  The new Ingersoll Rand 2850 MAX is now 25% lighter and has 2,100 ft lbs of reverse […]

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RYOBI ONE+ 18-Volt Brushless 12" Chainsaw Review P548

RYOBI ONE+ 18-Volt Brushless 12″ Chainsaw Review P548

It’s a Limber! RYOBI has been rapidly expanding the ONE+ 18V platform of cordless tools and including more outdoor power equipment, like the new 18V Brushless 12″ Chain Saw.  This saw is made for a homeowner who wants to trim branches and limbs.  Many would probably use this to clean up small storm debris.  As […]

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Milwaukee M12 FUEL Ratchet Review | Pneumatic Replacement

Milwaukee M12 FUEL Ratchet Review | Pneumatic Replacement

Pneumatic Ratchet Replacement Milwaukee has made M12 Ratchets since 2011, but with the introduction of the Milwaukee M12 FUEL Ratchets, they now offer the power and size to replace pneumatic ratchets.  There is no doubt, our favorite tool in the Milwaukee M12 line is the ratchets, they are now improved for more torque, longer runtime […]

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Bosch 10-Inch Dual-Bevel Glide Miter Saw CM10GD Review

Bosch CM10GD 10 Inch Dual-Bevel Glide Miter Saw When we first brought the Bosch CM10GD 10 Inch Dual-Bevel Glide Miter Saw into our woodworking shop, we were a bit surprised. The axial glide technology was impressively smooth. Almost too smooth in fact! We opted to adjust to the friction and give ourselves a bit more resistance. Another […]

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Hitachi C12RSH2 12-Inch Dual Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw Review

Zero Clearance The new Hitachi C12RSH2 sliding dual compound miter saw is equipped with a compact slide system that reduces the clearance needed when mounting this saw to a workbench. The system works with a fixed rail that allows the saw head to glide independent of the base.   The slide system is very solid and makes […]

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Kobalt 5″ 24-Volt Max Cordless Angle Grinder Review – KAG 424B-03

Kobalt 24v Cordless Kobalt’s 24 volt line, sold at Lowe’s, has been impressive to work with.  The cost of the tools is very reasonable, but the cost of the batteries for the tools are less than half of the other brands on the market.  We do not know how long they will be at the […]

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Kobalt 1/2″ 24 volt MAX Drill Driver Review

Perfect for Heavy-Duty Tasks If you are a contractor, installer, or someone that has to take on heavy-duty tasks on a frequent basis, the 24 volt max drill driver from Kobalt is a great solution. The heavy duty unit packs plenty of power to drill those large holes or drive the beefy fasteners that are […]

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Bosch HDS183 18V EC Brushless Compact Tough 1/2″ Hammer Drill/Driver Review

Compact Tough Power Looking for a compact, lightweight drill that can outperform most average full size drills on the market?  Well, you found it right here.  Bosch Power Tools upgraded the old HDS181 with this HDS183 model that is packed with features.  The brushless motor is an upgrade that we have been waiting on Bosch […]

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PROTO Industrial Tools 3/8″ Mini Impact Wrench J138WP-M

Compact Power Impact wrenches are one of those tools that can apply a lot of force to a fastener, but still be fairly easy on your wrist.  The size of the impact wrench does not need to correlate with its power until you get into much larger 3/4″ and 1″ models.  So when PROTO Industrial […]

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Bosch 1617EVS – 2.25 HP Router Review

Variable Speed Fixed Base Router The Bosch 1617EVS router is popular with woodworkers due to it many features.   This is a mid-size range router, but is built to handle the work load that any woodworker will throw at it. Bosch’s long list of amenities start with an aluminum housing, the ability to use both ¼ and ½ collect sizes, plus […]

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