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Runtime Testing The Bosch CORE18V 4.0 Ah VS Fatpack 4.0 Ah VS CORE18V 6.3 Ah

We have often wondered if the new 1P Bosch Core18V 4.0 battery was going to have a similar runtime to the older Bosch 2P FatPack 4.0 Ah battery. Before we get into that, let’s start with some explanation of what some of the terms we use. P stands Parallel and S stands for Series. In […]

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New Bosch CORE18V 4.0 Ah Battery Pack with 21700 Cells GBA18V40

New Bosch CORE18V 4.0 Ah Battery Pack with 21700 Cells GBA18V40

Bosch CORE18V 4.0 Ah New Bosch Power Tools that are optimized for the CORE18V battery technology keep coming, but Bosch Power Tools only offers on CORE18V battery pack, up until now.  Bosch Power Tools will release the new CORE18V 4.0 Ah battery pack in October at Lowes Home Improvement store.  Do not confuse this 4.0 […]

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NEW Dual Battery EGO 21" Mower Review | 56-Volt Self Propelled Walk Behind Mower with TWO 5.0Ah Batteries

NEW Dual Battery EGO 21″ Mower Review | 56-Volt Self Propelled Walk Behind Mower with TWO 5.0Ah Batteries

New Dual Battery Mower This NEW Dual Battery EGO 21″ Self-Propelled mower provides longer run time not only because it has multiple batteries!  This the EGO’s first BRUSHLESS lawn mower.  You will not see the word brushless on this lawnmower but rest assured it is.   This lawn mower operated very similar to the dual battery […]

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Why We Are Excited About New Battery Technology in Tools Right Now

Cool Pack Battery Technology Battery technology is changing rapidly right now with small battery packs allowing for large amp draws.  The discharge rate in some of the new battery packs causes some of the cells to heat up rapidly and does not allow the block of batteries to dissipate the heat quick enough to stop […]

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Makita XRU07Z 18V X2 LXT Lithium-Ion (36V) Brushless Cordless String Trimmer Review

Makita XRU07Z 18V X2 LXT Lithium-Ion (36V) Brushless Cordless String Trimmer Review

Makita 18-volt x2 Platform Makita is really stepping it up with their 18-volt x2 platform with more power, run-time, and all around performance. The Makita XRU07Z string trimmer is powered by two of their world famous 18-volt LXT batteries. This unit performed very well in our testing both in power, comfort, and features. We were […]

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New Bosch Recip Saw with Bosch CORE18V 6.3 Ah Battery – GSA18V-125N

Core18v Power So we keep hearing about new battery and tools coming out from Bosch Power Tools that are optimized for the CORE18V battery technology.  Most of us have listened and wondered what separated the Bosch Power Tool battery platform from the other brands.  Well, a look inside the battery gives us a little light […]

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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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Makita 18 volt LXT Sub-Compact 2-Piece Combo Kit Review

Less battery platforms the better! It doesn’t matter if you are in a stationary shop, mobile workshop, or on the jobsite, having as few battery platforms with your cordless tools the better. Managing batteries and chargers between brands is hard enough, when you bring tools within the same brand that have different voltages and now […]

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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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Look at EGO Keep Cool Battery Technology

“Keep Cool” Technology There have been a lot of commercials for the EGO battery operated outdoor equipment on TV and on the internet.  We have used all of their equipment and really enjoy using it, but the commercials advertise some things that might have people wondering what they are talking about.  We want to tackle […]

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RYOBI 3600 Watt Portable Generator – RY903600

Quiet & Effective We found the perfect generator for a camper, homeowner, contractor and outdoor enthusiast in the Ryobi 3,600 watt portable generator.  This small and very portable generator is simple to use with Ryobi’s single lever, 3 position, easy start system.  The small 212cc motor is fairly quiet and very powerful allowing for load […]

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Dewalt DCA1820 20V MAX Battery Adapter for 18V Tools

Platform Compatibility Dewalt changed from the 18 volt stem style battery to the current 20 volt max battery platform and left many hanging with great tools but a lot of dead batteries.  Many people started to try having new cells put in their batteries with little luck of them lasting very long.  After some time, […]

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