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RIDGID 18-Volt OCTANE 3-1/4" Hand Planer Review R8481B

RIDGID 18-Volt OCTANE 3-1/4″ Hand Planer Review R8481B

OCTANE Hand Planer The new RIDGID OCTANE tools are bringing some serious power.  The new RIDGID 18-Volt OCTANE 3-1/4″ Hand Planer, model R8481B, is on par with the top of the line corded performance.  We were very impressed with the performance of this 18-volt hand planer while working with hardwood. While we are not hand […]

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Metabo HPT MultiVolt 36-Volt 7-1/4-in Circular Saw Corded And Cordless Review C3607DAQ4 Framing Saw

Metabo HPT MultiVolt 36-Volt 7-1/4-in Circular Saw Corded And Cordless Review C3607DAQ4 Framing Saw

Corded & Cordless Circular Saw On a recent trip to New York City, we had the opportunity to visit a few large construction sites to look at the tools that each company was investing in.  We were slightly surprised to see all corded circular saws, actually, every saw was corded on those jobsites.  The only […]

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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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Kobalt 1/2″ 24 volt MAX Drill Driver Review

Perfect for Heavy-Duty Tasks If you are a contractor, installer, or someone that has to take on heavy-duty tasks on a frequent basis, the 24 volt max drill driver from Kobalt is a great solution. The heavy duty unit packs plenty of power to drill those large holes or drive the beefy fasteners that are […]

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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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Triton SuperJaws Portable Clamping System Review

These are Handy! Many tools come into my shop with high expectations of use and strength.  Not all of them meet the expectations or have the uses I once thought they would.  That is not the case with the Triton SuperJaws.  From the minute they were delivered they have been set up and in use.  This unit […]

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Milwaukee M18 Fuel 1/2″ Compact Impact Wrench Review

2655 & 2655B Review The power of the full sized Milwaukee Fuel impact wrench is amazing, but the weight needed to produce 1,100 ft pounds is not always ideal for all day use.  Milwaukee Tool has introduced the M18 1/2″ compact impact wrench that is the same size as the 3/8″ M18 compact impact wrench. […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL 4-1/2″ / 5″ Braking Grinder Review

2783-22 Grinder Review Milwaukee Tool now has a cordless braking grinder that stops accessories in less than 2 seconds.  The electronic break is a great improvement to an already top performing grinder that Milwaukee boasts it delivers the power of a corded grinder. To add to the list of things we really enjoyed in this […]

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Best Bosch Cordless Drills 2015

Bosch Tough Drills Bosch makes very nice drills made for a variety of drilling applications such as wood, brick, and concrete.  While the top performers in Bosch’s lineup are currently brushed tools, they have a good solid reputation for being long lasting tough drills.  The two drills we picked out to be the best two […]

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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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