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Have An EGO Battery? You Will Want This! EGO Nexus Power Inverter PAD1500

Have An EGO 56-Volt Battery? You Will Want This! EGO Nexus Escape Power Inverter PAD1500

EGO Power Inverter EGO makes awesome outdoor power equipment that most of us use all summer and if you have a snowblower you can use the batteries in the winter.  EGO Power+ released a new Nexus Power Inverter that allows us to get some use out of the 56-Volt batteries in the times we are […]

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Bosch GCB10-5 Deep Cut Band Saw Review | 4-3/4" Depth

Bosch GCB10-5 Deep Cut Band Saw Review | 4-3/4″ Depth

Corded Affordability The Bosch Power Tools GCB10-5 deep-cut band saw is a corded band saw that features a 10 Amp motor with variable-speed settings from 100 surface feet per minute up to 380 surface feet per minute.  The Bosch GCB10-5 has a cut capacity of 4-3/4″ and weighs only 14.5 pounds.  The LED light can […]

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Is An Evaporative Cooler Right For My Shop? Our Portacool Jetstream 260 Experience

How an Evaporative Cooler Works Before you jump to the conclusion that an evaporative cooler will not work for you, let’s take a minute to understand how they work and some of the situations they work best in.  Evaporative cooling occurs all around us every day.  A great example is when you step out of […]

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PORTER-CABLE 20V Cordless 2 Gallon Wet Dry Vacuum Review | PCC795B

PORTER-CABLE 20V Cordless 2 Gallon Wet Dry Vacuum Review | PCC795B

Small Quiet Vac While it can be a lot of fun creating a mess, cleaning it up, more specifically vacuuming, sucks.  It is hard to think of many jobs that can be more mind numbing than vacuuming.  Adding to the frustration is the cord while moving around a wet / dry vac.  Many times we […]

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New Hitachi 18V Brushless 3-1/4" Portable Band Saw | Model CB18DBL

New Hitachi 18V Brushless 3-1/4″ Portable Band Saw | Model CB18DBL

Mid-Sized Portable Band Saw Portable band saws are not new, but companies keep finding ways to innovate these tools to make them better and better each year.  Any metal that can be cut on a band saw in our shop is because of the concentrated chip area.  The slow moving blade keeps the metal debris […]

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Milwaukee Tool 52 in. 11-Drawer Mobile Workcenter Review 48-22-8522

Better Configuration Milwaukee Tool added to their mobile workstation line with a new 52 inch, 11 drawer mobile workbench, 48-22-8522, that has been designed to hold more tools and be more ergonomic that prior models. One item that sets this apart from other workbenches is the reversible 1.2 in. thick wood top being elevated to […]

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Milwaukee M18/M12 Wireless Jobsite Speaker Review – 2891-20

Tough Speaker Testing a wireless speaker is mostly about the quality of sound, runtime and ability to have a clear wireless connection.  Since Milwaukee’s new wireless jobsite speaker is also IP54 rated, we decided to unleash some more vigorous testing to see how it would handle some extreme shop tests.  Milwaukee has stated this is […]

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Kreg Jig R3 – Pocket Hole Jig Review

Kreg Jig R3 To quote directly from the Kreg Jig website, “The Kreg Jig R3 can build you book cases, shelves, and storage projects for your home. It’s also great for creating custom built-ins, and countless other home improvements projects.” You may be thinking this little compact jig can do all that? Absolutely it can! […]

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June 1st the Bosch REAXX Jobsite Table Saw will be available

Flesh-Detecting Active Response Technology The Bosch GTS1041A REAXX Portable Jobsite Table Saw has some pretty amazing technology wrapped in a small table saw.  While the Flesh-Detecting active response technology might sound like something from a zombie apocalypse, it’s really the saw’s ability to sense if the blade is touching something that might be a part […]

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Skilsaw 10 IN. Worm Drive Table Saw SPT70WT-22

Worm Drive! Yes, Skilsaw has released their new worm drive table saw and it is a powerful package.  If you are a fan of the Bosch GTS1031, you will like this saw because it is a bit larger and very similarly designed.  The worm drive gearing allows for ripping 4×4’s and other thick plywood without bogging […]

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Dewalt ToughSystem Music + Charger Review DWST08810

Excellent Sound If you are looking for a job-site radio that has premium sound quality, possibly the best out there at this time, look no farther.  The Dewalt DWST08810 has the sound quality that will satisfy almost any user.  With 4 speakers on top for all around sound, an active and passive subwoofer on the […]

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Ridgid R4513 Portable Table Saw Review

Reliable Portability For many of us, our work area is always changing.  Be it a jobsite, our basement, workshop or an outdoor project, we need a tool that will adapt to our needs and perform well.  Finding a table saw that will work for all of those situations is not always an easy task.  In […]

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