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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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New Ryobi Brushless Impact Driver, Circular Saw, Angle Grinder & Recip Saw

New Ryobi Brushless Impact Driver, Circular Saw, Angle Grinder & Recip Saw

Ryobi Brushless P238, P423, P508 & P517 The new Ryobi Brushless impact driver, circular saw, angle grinder and reciprocating saw are a big hit due to the price for the average DIY person to get into brushless tools.  We took each of the Ryobi brushless tools and put them through their paces in our YouTube video!  Our […]

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RYOBI ONE+ 18-Volt 6 Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum P770 Review

RYOBI ONE+ 18-Volt 6 Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum P770 Review

Home  Depot Vac Ryobi has over 100 18-volt One+ tools all available at the Home Depot.  We are sure that at some point almost everyone has said they really liked a tool from Ryobi at one point or another.  Who wouldn’t!  Ryobi keeps pushing out tools that no one else has at a price that […]

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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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GEARWRENCH 232 Pc. Mechanics Tool Set in 3 Drawer Storage Box 80944

GEARWRENCH 232 Pc. Mechanics Tool Set in 3 Drawer Storage Box 80944

Excellent Start Many mechanics tool kits on the market have a lot of small tools in the kit to help up the count of tools for marketing purposes.  It was refreshing to open the GEARWRENCH 232 Pc. Mechanics Tool Set in 3 Drawer Storage Box and find that it was full of quality tools that were […]

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Hitachi G12VE 4-1/2″ AC Brushless Variable Speed Angle Grinder Review

Variable Speed Grinder Hitachi has been innovating corded AC brushless tools with an internal inverter circuit that regulates power.  That makes these tools ideal for construction because they can run at full power on a long extension cord or on a generator with an uneven power supply.  These tools have shown to have excellent quality […]

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EZ Thread Diamond Rotary Thread File Review

No Tap and Die Set? We were testing out a few EZ thread products in the shop and wanted to share our experience with you.  EZ Thread is a rotary thread file that is meant to repair threads on anything from standard, metric, or pipe threads; male or female.  They even work well for finessing a bolt you […]

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Ingersoll Rand G1621 K2 IQV12 Polisher/Sander Kit Review

IR Professional Tools The Ingersoll Rand G1621 IQV12 Polisher/Sander is a multi-purpose tool equipped with a 2-speed gearbox.  The G1621 kit comes with 2-inch and 3-inch backing pads for sanding and a wool pad along with foam pads for polishing. This is the perfect tool for sanding brake rotors, removing gaskets, polishing bumpers or restoring […]

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Kobalt 24 volt MAX Brushless Impact Driver

Maximum Performance With 50 percent more power and up to 3.6 times more runtime (compared to Kobalt 18V tools), the Kobalt 24 volt MAX lineup is quite impressive. How do you get a 24 volt battery? Kobalt added additional battery cells and reconfigured them to fit in their compact battery packs (referring to the 2 […]

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Bosch GWS18V-50 18 Volt 5″ Angle Grinder Review

18 Volt Grinder Overhaul Bosch is well known for profession job site quality tools.  Bosch has worked on their 18 volt grinder line to increase the safety of the job site users by reducing vibration and adding protection to the user from wheel bursts.  The fit and feel of this new grinder is pure Bosch.  There […]

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Home Depot Battery Operated Blower Comparison

Pitch the Push  Broom! The broom is out dated technology that should only be used in certain situations. A battery powered blower is a perfect solution to getting the dirt, grass clipping, edging debris, and anything else you don’t want on your driveway, sidewalk, or parking lot. Just blow it off with a battery powered blower! The […]

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NOCO GB150 Boost Pro 12V Lithium Jump Starter Review

NOCO’s Big Jump Starter Being a gearhead and one who would never call for help when on the road, I like to be prepared for just about anything.  I keep my vehicles full of tools to help me or a friend in need while on the road.  For the last few years I have been carrying a large jump […]

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