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Summit Racing SUM-G1055 | ATD 12503 1/2" Drive 20-150 ft.-lb. Torque Wrench Review

Summit Racing SUM-G1055 | ATD 12503 1/2″ Drive 20-150 ft.-lb. Torque Wrench Review

Right Torque Wrench If you do a lot of automotive work, on single torque wrench you most likely own multiple torque wrenches for different jobs.  That goes the same for tools that one would take with them when they travel and fix things on the road.  In our case, we do a lot of traveling […]

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New GEARWRENCH Mobile Work Station Takes Customization To Next Level | Cat Number 83169

New GEARWRENCH Mobile Work Station Takes Customization To Next Level | Cat Number 83169

Mobile Work Station The New GEARWRENCH Mobile Work Station is one of the most versatile storage and work station’s that we have ever reviewed.  GEARWRENCH specifically designed this work station from the ground up to help automotive techs and industrial mechanics organize and work in an area with little modification to the tool chest.  Since […]

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SUNEX 8035XTOR Review | 3 Drawer Service Cart With Sliding Top

SUNEX 8035XTOR Review | 3 Drawer Service Cart With Sliding Top

One Cool Service Cart Organization has been the key to happiness in our shop and the SUNEX 8035XTOR 3 Drawer Service Cart has helped us to keep parts and pieces close to the tools that we need.  We have used this cart while ceramic coating our vehicles, adding lighting systems to side by sides and for […]

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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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Amazon Extra Long Box End Ratchet Wrenches | Orion Motor Tech Vs Tekton

Amazon Extra Long Box End Ratchet Wrenches | Orion Motor Tech Vs Tekton

Off-Brand Tools A recent package of Orion Motor Tech 5 piece Combination Extra Long Box End Ratchet Wrench Set started us talking about how much one is willing to spend on tools you do not use much.  Personally, I grab on to a ratchet wrench more than Jeff, but extra long box end ratchet wrenches […]

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Husky 56 in. 23-Drawer Tool Chest and Rolling Cabinet in Black Matte Review

Husky 56 in. 23-Drawer Tool Chest and Rolling Cabinet in Black Matte Review

Heavy Duty Husky The Husky 56 inch 23 Drawer Tool Chest and Cabinet are Husky’s heavy duty line designated by the black drawer pulls.  The Chest and Cabinet are constructed of 19-Gauge steel and the unit is rated for  2,500 lb. loading capacity.  Each drawer is rated to 100 lbs. each. The extra deep bottom […]

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Tool Buying Tip: Buy Impact Rated 3/4″ Sockets

Warranty GONE! The saying “Do as I say, not as I do” applies to this article.  A long time ago I was in need of a 3/4″ socket set to complete an axle repair on my 1991 Chevy truck.  Rather than spend the extra money on impact rated sockets, the money was saved, actually wasted, and […]

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Ratchet Wrench Guide: Types of Wrenches, Uses and Features

What Type of Ratchet Wrench? Ratchet wrenches are available in a variety of styles for a variety of applications. Like all the other tools in your tool box, they fit a specific need and in many ways solve problems.  Ratchet wrenches are used in similar ways to a socket and ratchet, but in many ways a […]

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Ingersoll Rand IQV12 Series R1120 1/4″ Ratchet Wrench Review

IR Build Quality If you are a guy who appreciates top shelf quality, Ingersoll Rand has a line of 12 volt tools designed for the mechanic or automotive enthusiast looking for the best.  Just like that 1969 Camaro RS SS that looks so good in the shop but performs on the strip, these 12 volt tools […]

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Dewalt DCF897P2 20V 3/4″ Brushless Impact Wrench Review

3/4″ Drive Impact Wrench We were excited to take a look at the Dewalt 20v Max XR Brushless High Torque 3/4″ Impact Wrench with Hog Ring Anvil, model DCF897P2.  This kit comes with the impact wrench, carry bag, charger and two 20V MAX XR 5.0Ah Lithium Ion Batteries. The new impact wrench has a heavy-duty impact mechanism with a […]

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New Tekton Ratcheting Wrench Sets

New Ratcheting Wrenches Tekton came out with a new line of ratcheting wrenches that have a machined gearing system for more precision.  With the teeth of the gear are cut, not press formed, there is g a crisp, precise profile that fully engages with the pawls and can’t skip or slip under stress.  They did not […]

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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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