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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 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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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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Ryobi 18-Volt 15K BTU Hybrid Forced Air Propane Heater Review P3180

Ryobi 18-Volt 15K BTU Hybrid Forced Air Propane Heater Review P3180

Small Space Heater The Ryobi 18-Volt 15K BTU Hybrid Forced Air Propane Heater was designed to heat in smaller areas and does not have the airflow from the fan that some might expect.  For a small heater like this, the lack of a strong fan allows it to be used in smaller areas without a risk […]

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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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Winner | Ryobi P3240 18V One+ 3 Gallon Project Wet/Dry Vac – March 2018

WINNER Announced! Congratulations to the winner of the Ryobi P3240 18V One+ 3 Gallon Project Wet/Dry Vac.  Please watch the video and follow the instructions in the video if you won. Next WATBL Giveaway Workshop Addict has another giveaway starting soon!  Subscribe to our blog and our YouTube channel

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GIVEAWAY | Ryobi P3240 18V One+ 3 Gallon Project Wet/Dry Vac – March 2018

Increase Purchasing Power! Workshop Addict is working with some great tool companies to make your dreams come true.  Our monthly Workshop Addict Tool Bucket List Giveaway will allow you to possibly get your dream tool sent to you free of charge.  Entry in this giveaway is very simple. March 2018 Ryobi Giveaway As one of […]

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Ryobi P3240 18V One+ 3 Gallon Project Wet/Dry Vac VS Ridgid

Ryobi P3240 18V One+ 3 Gallon Project Wet/Dry Vac VS Ridgid

Personal Sized Vacuum While it can be a lot of fun creating a mess, cleaning it up, more specifically vacuuming, sucks.  It is hard to think of many jobs that can be more mind-numbing than vacuuming, but it is a necessary evil to complete any project.  Adding to the frustration is the cord while moving around […]

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DEWALT Flexvolt DCS577 60V Brushless 7-1/4″ Rear Handle Circular Saw Review

DEWALT Flexvolt DCS577 60V Brushless 7-1/4″ Rear Handle Circular Saw Review

#1 In Power! DEWALT call their new Flexvolt DCS577 60V Brushless 7-1/4″ Rear Handle Circular Saw a Worm Drive Style Saw.  DEWALT’s saw does not have worm drive gears, hence they call it a worm drive style.  We like to call this a rear handle, blade left saw. The blade is oriented to the left of the […]

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Winners | Ryobi – WA Tool Bucket List Giveaway – July 2017

WINNERS! Congratulations to the TWO people who were drawn and won a some cool Ryobi Tools.  If you are a back up winner, be sure to emails us in case our primary does not respond.  We will be sending out emails, but if the comment is similar to yours, please check all your email boxes or […]

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