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Dewalt Push Lock Pliers

Hand Tool Addiction Every trip to the store these days involves a trip through the hand tool isle for a new tool or product.  This trip I found the Dewalt 8”, 10” and 12” Push Lock Pliers with a new grip in straight jaw.  I only have the 10″, but I thought it was worth a […]

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Bosch 18 Volt Reciprocating Saw Review- CRS180K

Cordless Reciprocating Saw In recent years cordless reciprocating saws have started to have the power of their corded relatives and they have been huge in the construction industry.  When looking at these types of saws, I evaluate ergonomics, power, vibration dampening, and battery life to see if the saw is up to the task of being […]

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Skilsaw 7-1/4″ Sidewinder Circular Saw Review

Skilsaw’s SPT67WM-22 Circular Saw Some of the best things in life are memories and experiences. I had the opportunity to get my hands on a SkilSaw Sidewinder and I could never have imagined the memories that would come back while I used the saw. First, this saw is made for trade professionals but is also priced where it […]

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Comfortable – Dewalt’s New Maxfit Screwdrivers

Dewalt has a new line of Maxfit Screwdrivers that boast a new tip design offering maximum fit in fasteners in order to help eliminate stripped screws.  We were able to open the DWHT62058 kit and take a look at them while using them around our shop for a month. My first impression of the screwdriver was […]

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Milwaukee M18 Jobsite Fan – Blown Away

Model 0886-20 M18 Air Mover The Milwaukee M18 jobsite fan provides some serious airflow along with excellent run time for a battery operated fan. Our testing of the Milwaukee fan proved it could circulate air over 40 feet, making it ideal for drying or cooling on a variety of buildings or jobsites.  This jobsite fan features a […]

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Ryobi ONE+ 18 Volt 7-1/4 in. Miter Saw Review

Compact & Lightweight The Ryobi 18V One+ 7-1/4 in. miter saw is an extremely light and compact saw powered by 18V One+ Ryobi batteries. The Ryobi miter saw has angle stops at 0, 15, 22.5, 31.6 and 45 degrees to both the left and right.  The levers and handles on this saw are very easy to use.  The […]

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Ridgid Gen5x Recip Saw

RIDGID Gen5X Reciprocating Saw R8642

Gen5X Reciprocating Saw When Ridgid introduced the next generation Gen5X  combo kit, I was excited to get my hands on the reciprocating saw. Ridgid talked up the Gen5X permanent magnet motors saying they have great power, performance and runtime. The nice part about the kit is that the batteries are 4.0 amp hour Lithium-Ion batteries that can […]

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Bosch GRL 500 HCK Self-Leveling Rotary Laser Kit

Bosch GRL-500 Laser Review Bosch released a new professional laser level with some excellent features.  The new GRL 500 HCK Self-Leveling Rotary Laser Kit comes with a two-in-one receiver-remote that integrates functionality and security for theft deterrence.  With a range of 1,650 feet, security and efficiency on the jobsite is important for end users. The package includes the GRL 500 […]

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Ridgid Gen5X 18V Hammer Drill Review

Ridgid Hammer Drill – R8611503 Ridgid’s Gen5X hammer drill is the new line of permanent magnet motor tools.  Ridgid has made some bold statements with power concerning these tools and we have put them to the test.  There are few hammer Drills on the market with the power Ridgid claims to have, so this gives them […]

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Dewalt Mechanics Tools Set

DEWALT Mechanic Tool Set Review

DEWALT Tool Sets DEWALT has a new line of tool sets available in 168, 142 and 108 piece sets.  Dewalt’s tool sets come with newly designed sockets, ratchets, drivers, and wrenches with new and innovative features including an incredible warranty.  The Guaranteed Tough, full lifetime warranty is a hassle free replacement with next day delivery. The tools in […]

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Dewalt 40V Blower

Dewalt 40V MAX Lithium Ion XR Brushless Blower Review

Dewalt 40 Volt Max Blower Dewalt’s outdoor power equipment is designed around a 40 volt battery in both 4 and 6 amp hour.  This blower is available with a 4 amp hour battery (DCBL790M1) or a 6 amp hour battery (DCBL790H1).  Both units perform the same with an output of 400 CFM and 120 MPH. […]

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Bosch 1617EVS – 2.25 HP Router Review

Variable Speed Fixed Base Router The Bosch 1617EVS router is popular with woodworkers due to it many features.   This is a mid-size range router, but is built to handle the work load that any woodworker will throw at it. Bosch’s long list of amenities start with an aluminum housing, the ability to use both ¼ and ½ collect sizes, plus […]

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