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RIDGID OCTANE Brushless 18-Volt 7" Grinder Review | Dual Battery R88040B

RIDGID OCTANE Brushless 18-Volt 7″ Grinder Review | Dual Battery R88040B

Dual Battery Power The battery operated tool world has a new large tool that should be respected.  The Ridgid Octane Brushless 18V 7″ Grinder is being released after the new RIDGID OCTANE 4.5″ 18-volt grinder.  This tools is designed to run off OCTANE batteries, either one or two, but will also run off two standard […]

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Ridgid 18V GenX5 Octane Hammer Drill with 1300 in-lbs Vs Milwaukee 2804-20 with 1200 in-lbs

Ridgid 18V GenX5 Octane Hammer Drill with 1300 in-lbs Vs Milwaukee 2804-20 with 1200 in-lbs

Who Is The Top Dog? The war for the best battery operated tool is full on.  Each company is trying to top the other with specifications that push their tool above others.  Specifically, in the hammer drill segment, the torque war is intense.  Ridgid now has for sale the new 18V GenX5 Brushless Octane Hammer Drill, Model […]

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Ridgid Octane 18-Volt Brushless Gen5X Jigsaw R8832 Review

Ridgid Octane 18-Volt Brushless Gen5X Jigsaw R8832 Review

Gen5X Jigsaw The highly anticipated Ridgid Octane 18-Volt Brushless Gen5X Jigsaw ( Model R8832 ) is starting to be released.  If you are in the Ridgid 18-volt battery line, this is an awesome tool that has the Octane communication system to get more power from the Ridgid Octane batteries that are currently available in 6.0 and […]

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Ridgid Octane MegaMax 18-Volt Power Base, SDS Plus, Right Angle Drill & Reciprocating Saw Review

Ridgid Octane MegaMax 18-Volt Power Base, SDS Plus, Right Angle Drill & Reciprocating Saw Review

Ridgid MegaMax Power Ridgid has been quickly expanding their tool line with the release (finally) of the high amp hour Octane batteries.  The Ridgid MegaMax system has some similarities to the much smaller JobMax system Ridgid currently sells in a corded and cordless version.  The MegaMax is currently only available in an 18-volt cordless system with a […]

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NEW Ridgid R4210 10" Dual Bevel Sliding 70 Degree Miter Saw Review | Available at The Home Depot

NEW Ridgid R4210 10″ Dual Bevel Sliding 70 Degree Miter Saw Review | Available at The Home Depot

NEW Ridgid 10″ Miter Saw About a year ago Ridgid introduced a very powerful 12″ miter saw that could miter to the right and left 70 degrees.  That saw was large but had some amazing cut capacities.  A few of the units that were made early has an issue with blade wobble.  That issue was addressed […]

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Choosing the Best Battery Impact Wrench for DIY Automotive Work

Best Impact Wrench For YOU We are asked what the best impact wrench is for working on automotive projects on a weekly basis.  This conversation quickly turns from impact wrenches to sockets and what the user currently owns.  We feel that 1/2″ drive seems to fit most people best as inexpensive sets that go from […]

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RIDGID 18-Volt GEN5X Cordless Brushless 1/2 in. Impact Wrench Review | R86011B

RIDGID 18-Volt GEN5X Cordless Brushless 1/2 in. Impact Wrench Review | R86011B

Mid-Torque & Compact Power to weight ratio is a big deal when it comes to any tool that mechanics will be using on a daily basis.  Grip comfort, the tool being able to fit in small areas and the ability to remove 90 percent of the fasteners on an automobile is needed.  In construction, having […]

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NEW Ridgid Gen5X 18 Volt Tools

Check out our first look video to see the new Ridgid Gen5X tools! Ridgid New Gen5X boasting “best in class” performance. At the end of January 2015, Ridgid released a media kit on their upcoming new 5th generation cordless tools. Late February, we got our hands on a set before they are hitting the stores and […]

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