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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 18-Volt Butane Heat Gun Review R860434B

Ridgid 18-Volt Butane Heat Gun Review R860434B

Instant Heat Ridgid has been continuing to push out new and innovative tools that in many ways beat the current competitors on the market.  The Ridgid 18-Volt Butane Heat Gun, Model R860434B, is one tool that has excellent performance in an affordable package.  Heat guns are used on so many applications that being able to be […]

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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 Brushless 4-1/2" Angle Grinder Review R86042B

RIDGID OCTANE Brushless 4-1/2″ Angle Grinder Review R86042B #ridgidtools

OCTANE is REAL! The new Ridgid OCTANE tools combine with the OCTANE batteries have been proving that the tools will be a force to be reckoned with.  Is this a small showing of what the future holds for all tools or is TTI taking the Ridgid platform to a new Pro-User level?  However this will […]

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RIDGID 18-Volt LED Mat Light Review | R8694520B | Must-Have For Car Guys

RIDGID 18-Volt LED Mat Light Review | R8694520B | Must-Have For Car Guys

Must-Have LED Light Purchasing the right LED light that is best for your working situation can be a tough task.  Searching on the internet can take you in many directions that can sometimes be frustrating.  Looking at boxes in the store don’t help much either!  The  RIDGID 18-Volt LED Mat Light is not going to jump […]

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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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The BEST Battery Wet/Dry Vacuum | Bosch GAS18V-3N 18-Volt Wet/Dry Vacuum with HEPA Filter

The BEST Battery Wet/Dry Vacuum | Bosch GAS18V-3N 18-Volt Wet/Dry Vacuum with HEPA Filter

Yes, The Best Cordless Vac! Finding a good small wet/dry vac that is quiet is pretty impossible.  It seems the smaller the vacuum gets the louder they are.  Not in this case!  Bosch Tools rocked the design of the GAS18V-3N 18-Volt Wet/Dry Vacuum to make it small, easy to use, powerful and quiet.  The design […]

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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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NEW Ridgid R4210 10" Dual Bevel Sliding 70 Degree Miter Saw Review | Available at The Home Depot

NEW Ridgid R4210 10″ Dual Bevel Sliding 70 Degree Miter Saw Review | Available at The Home Depot

NEW Ridgid 10″ Miter Saw About a year ago Ridgid introduced a very powerful 12″ miter saw that could miter to the right and left 70 degrees.  That saw was large but had some amazing cut capacities.  A few of the units that were made early has an issue with blade wobble.  That issue was addressed […]

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Hitachi Combo Kit | Tool Torture Testing With Sand, Water, Impacts, Run Over & Abuse KC18DBFL2

Hitachi Combo Kit | Tool Torture Testing With Sand, Water, Impacts, Run Over & Abuse KC18DBFL2

Job Site Tested Is the area or job site where you use your tools full of sand or water?  Have you ever drove over your power tool before?  Accidents happen, in fact, last week our concrete contractor left his tools in the sand overnight through a very serious thunderstorm.  The tools were soaked in water […]

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Ridgid Octane Brushless Gen5x Recip Saw R8643 VS Milwaukee FUEL Sawzall 2721-20

Ridgid Octane Brushless Gen5x Recip Saw R8643 VS Milwaukee FUEL Sawzall 2721-20

Ridgid Octane Tools With the introduction of the Ridgid Hyper Octane 6Ah and 9Ah batteries, Ridgid has started to increase the power of their Gen5X Brushless line of tools.  The first tool to have the Octane label is the Ridgid Octane Brushless Gen5x Recip Saw Model Number R8643.  This tool is very similar to the brushed Gen5X […]

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