Tag Archives: lithium-ion battery (battery cell type)
Makita XCU03Z LXT 18V X2 Rear Handle Chain Saw

NEW! Makita XCU03Z LXT 18V X2 Rear Handle Chain Saw Review

18V X2 LXT 36 Volt Tools Makita’s new  XCU03Z LXT 18V X2 Rear Handle Chain Saw is expanding their 18 volt line, but providing more power to the end use by using two 18 volt batteries to create a 36 volt chainsaw.   This use of two batteries keeps all the Makita users safe from […]

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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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DEWALT DCS570 20V 7-1/4" Circular Saw with Blade Brake Review

DEWALT DCS570 20V 7-1/4″ Circular Saw with Blade Brake Review

FlexVolt’s Little Bro Dewalt added a new brushless 7-1/4″ circular saw to the 20 volt max lineup as part of a growing brushless tool selection.  Dewalt’s first brushless circular saw was the 60v Flexvolt the only runs on the new 60V batteries that can also be used on the 20V line.  The new DCS570 is directly […]

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ECHO (Gen 2) 145-MPH 550-CFM 58-Volt Brushless Blower Review – CPLB-58V2AH

ECHO’s 550 CFM Max Blower ECHO jumped into the battery operated outdoor equipment with both feet producing a high quality 58 volt brushless motor blower designed to be used in both residential and commercial markets. ECHO lists this item as model # CPLB-58V2AH letting users know this comes with a 58 volt Lithium ion battery […]

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Home Depot Battery Operated Blower Comparison

Pitch the Push  Broom! The broom is out dated technology that should only be used in certain situations. A battery powered blower is a perfect solution to getting the dirt, grass clipping, edging debris, and anything else you don’t want on your driveway, sidewalk, or parking lot. Just blow it off with a battery powered blower! The […]

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Porter Cable 20 Volt Brushless Drill Driver and Impact Driver Review

What drill should I buy? There are a ton of factors that should be weighed when buying a new tool. Drills and impact drivers are no different. A quality tool will last you many years and lesser quality tools will leave you frustrated and upset at your purchase. A few simple factors can get you […]

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ECHO 16″ 58 Volt Lithium Ion Brushless Chainsaw – CCS-58V4AH

ECHO Battery Operated Chainsaw Battery operated outdoor power equipment, especially chainsaws, have been growing in popularity with technology improving and ethanol continuing to grow in percentage in our fuel.  Ethanol is pretty hard on smaller engines and carburetors making them hard to start over time.  If you are not up on cleaning carburetor internals, the […]

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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 ONE+ Lithium+ 18 Volt Lithium Ion Cordless Jet Fan Blower

Ryobi Jet Fan Blower P2180 Over the years we have seen a technological progression in battery operated outdoor power equipment.  The home owner grade tools are transitioning from corded to larger batteries and now into smaller battery packs.  Ryobi introduced an 18 volt string trimmer this year that is almost identical to the 40 volt […]

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