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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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RIDGID OCTANE 18v Brushless One Handed Reciprocating Saw Review R86448

RIDGID OCTANE 18v Brushless One Handed Reciprocating Saw Review R86448

Professional OCTANE We see RIDGID on a lot of jobsites in our area and we expect to see much more of them with the release of the OCTANE line.  The OCTANE tools are a huge step up in performance and many seem to be built to a better standard.  The new RIDGID OCTANE 18v Brushless […]

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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 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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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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