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The Good Bad & Ugly - Skilsaw Worm Drive 12" Miter Saw SPT88-01

The Good Bad & Ugly – Skilsaw Worm Drive 12″ Miter Saw SPT88-01

  Skilsaw SPT88-01 Worth It? We were very excited to get the new Skilsaw SPT88-01 Worm Drive Dual Bevel 12″ Sliding Miter Saw in our shop to put it through the paces. We were incredibly disappointed once we pulled out our square and worked to tune the saw up for use. Flat out, this saw […]

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Metabo HPT G3612DA 36V Multi-Volt 4-1/2" Brushless Angle Grinder | Battery or AC

Metabo HPT G3612DA 36V Multi-Volt 4-1/2″ Brushless Angle Grinder | Battery or AC

Battery or AC Power The Metabo HPT G3612DA Mult Volt 4-1/2″ brushless angle grinder gives users what they have always wanted.  This grinder is very powerful and can give you that power in a corded form or allows you to attach a battery and leave the shop to complete work without a cord.  While the […]

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Bosch GAS20-17A 17-Gallon 300-CFM HEPA Dust Extractor Table 1 Compliant

Bosch GAS20-17A 17-Gallon 300-CFM HEPA Dust Extractor Table 1 Compliant

Table 1 Compliance The New Bosch 300-CFM Dust Extractor was designed for high-performance dust extraction in heavy-duty concrete construction applications such as concrete cutting and surface grinding.  In our case, we put this dust extractor to the test while grinding away epoxy from a garage floor and prepping for new epoxy.  The Bosch dust extractor has […]

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METABO HPT 36-Volt MultiVolt Cordless Brushless Reciprocating Saw Review CR36DAQ4M

METABO HPT 36-Volt MultiVolt Cordless Brushless Reciprocating Saw Review CR36DAQ4M

METABO HPT CR36DAQ4M Metabo HPT (formerly Hitachi Power Tools) now has the first cordless and corded solution for anyone looking for versatility in power sources.  MultiVolt batteries work on all the Metabo HPT 36-volt tools, but also works on all 18-volt Hitachi tools.  Metabo HPT batteries use 21700 cells and are 2P so they are not […]

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New Milwaukee M18 FUEL Super Sawzall Review | 2722-21HD

New Milwaukee M18 FUEL Super Sawzall Review | 2722-21HD

Super Demo Saw Milwaukee Tool’s NEW M18 Fuel Super Sawzall is called Super because it uses the new large frame brushless motor to back up the claim of being able to outperform 15-amp corded models reciprocating saws.  While the motor is a large part of the tool and the power, the new High Output 12.0 […]

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The BEST Battery Wet/Dry Vacuum | Bosch GAS18V-3N 18-Volt Wet/Dry Vacuum with HEPA Filter

The BEST Battery Wet/Dry Vacuum | Bosch GAS18V-3N 18-Volt Wet/Dry Vacuum with HEPA Filter

Yes, The Best Cordless Vac! Finding a good small wet/dry vac that is quiet is pretty impossible.  It seems the smaller the vacuum gets the louder they are.  Not in this case!  Bosch Tools rocked the design of the GAS18V-3N 18-Volt Wet/Dry Vacuum to make it small, easy to use, powerful and quiet.  The design […]

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Milwaukee Gen 3 M18 FUEL 1/2" Hammer Drill/Driver Review 2804-20 Vs Dewalt DCD997

Milwaukee Gen 3 M18 FUEL 1/2″ Hammer Drill/Driver Review 2804-20 Vs Dewalt DCD997

Power in a Small Package Milwaukee introduced the Gen 3 M18 FUEL 1/2″ Hammer Drill/Driver Review 2804-20 in August and plans to come out with a One-Key version in a few months.  This new Gen 3 Drill Driver is full of improvements in a much smaller package with more power.  We love power and the only […]

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Epic New DEWALT Rolling Shop Stool | DXSTAH025

Epic New DEWALT Rolling Shop Stool | DXSTAH025

Adjustable Shop Stool with Casters The New DEWALT DXSTAH025 Rolling Shop Stool was built using the same powder-coated, industrial grade steel uprights and crossbeams as our 4 ft. storage rack.  Made for professional use, this rolling stool also fits perfectly into a high-end homeowners garage!  Unlike many other rolling stools on the market, the DEWALT model […]

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Makita LXT 18-Volt Drill & Impact Driver Extreme Torture Testing | Combo Kit XT269M

Makita LXT 18-Volt Drill & Impact Driver Extreme Torture Testing | Combo Kit XT269M

Extreme Testing Your hard earned money should not be spent on tools that will not last.  We know your tools will never see this type of torture, but many of the tests we put the Makita XT269M Combo Kit through mimic long-term ownership in very harsh conditions.  Not many people will mix their drill or impact […]

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Hitachi Combo Kit | Tool Torture Testing With Sand, Water, Impacts, Run Over & Abuse KC18DBFL2

Hitachi Combo Kit | Tool Torture Testing With Sand, Water, Impacts, Run Over & Abuse KC18DBFL2

Job Site Tested Is the area or job site where you use your tools full of sand or water?  Have you ever drove over your power tool before?  Accidents happen, in fact, last week our concrete contractor left his tools in the sand overnight through a very serious thunderstorm.  The tools were soaked in water […]

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Bosch Core 18V Battery

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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Hitachi C18DBALP4 18-Volt Brushless 6-1/2" Deep Cut Circular Saw Review

Hitachi C18DBALP4 18-Volt Brushless 6-1/2″ Deep Cut Circular Saw Review

Deep Cut! Hitachi’s C18DBALP4 18-Volt BrushleLithium-IonIon 6-1/2″ Deep Cut Circular Saw will cut deeper than the current Dewalt FlexVolt 7-1/4″ blade left circular saw.  YES, this small and lightweight 6-1/2″ circular saw is capable of a 2-19/32″ cutting depth making it one of the deepest cutting cordless circular saws on the market with a similar […]

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