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RIDGID OCTANE IMPACT DRIVER

RIDGID OCTANE 18V 6-Mode Impact Driver R86039 Vs Gen5X Brushless with 6.0 Ah OCTANE Batteries

RIDGID OCTANE Impact Driver RIDGID’s New 6-mode OCTANE Impact Driver delivers high torque of 2,400 in-lbs with 3,000 RPM and 3500 IPM.  That combination makes this new OCTANE model the leader of the RIDGID 18-volt line.  The OCTANE impact driver is rated at 200 ft-lbs more than the previous leader, the brushless Gen5X.  With that […]

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The Good Bad & Ugly - Skilsaw Worm Drive 12" Miter Saw SPT88-01

The Good Bad & Ugly – Skilsaw Worm Drive 12″ Miter Saw SPT88-01

  Skilsaw SPT88-01 Worth It? We were very excited to get the new Skilsaw SPT88-01 Worm Drive Dual Bevel 12″ Sliding Miter Saw in our shop to put it through the paces. We were incredibly disappointed once we pulled out our square and worked to tune the saw up for use. Flat out, this saw […]

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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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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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Ryobi 18-Volt Brushless Jigsaw Review Model P524

Ryobi 18-Volt Brushless Jigsaw Review Model P524

Ryobi Brushless Jigsaw The Ryobi 18-Volt Brushless Jigsaw Review ( Model P524 ) is currently available at The Home Depot.  If you are in the Ryobi 18-volt battery line, this is a nice upgraded tool that will get more power from the Ryobi HP batteries that are currently available in 6.0 and 9.0 Ah. There […]

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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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New DEWALT Woodworking Tools - 20V MAX XR Brushless Jigsaw DCS334B Bare or DCS334M1 Kit

New DEWALT Woodworking Tools – 20V MAX XR Brushless Jigsaw DCS334B Bare or DCS334M1 Kit

DEWALT Woodworking Tools DEWALT is releasing 3 new 20V MAX XR tool designed for woodworkers and to be more compact than their current offerings.  The new line up consists of a Brushless 5-inch Random Orbit Sander, a 20V MAX XR Brushless Jigsaw, and a 20V MAX XR Brushless Router.  In the video above, we take […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL Jig Saw Review | 2737-21 with 5.0Ah Battery

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Jig Saw Review | 2737-21 with 5.0Ah Battery

M18 FUEL Jig Saw Jigsaws are a powerful tool to have in your workshop or your tool bag on the job site. Especially when the jigsaw is cordless and you have the freedom to do what you wish and not be tied down with a cord. They are a flexible tool that allows for quick […]

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Ryobi 18V Cordless 1-Gallon Air Compressor Review | P739 | Will It Work For You?

Ryobi 18V Cordless 1-Gallon Air Compressor Review | P739 | Will It Work For You?

18-Volt Air Compressor Ryobi’s 18-volt line has brought forth some different and cool tools sold through Home Depot.  The new Ryobi 18V Cordless 1 Gallon Air Compressor, model P739,  comes to market at a great price for someone who would like to get into a small air compressor or wants a portable model.  The air […]

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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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Milwaukee M18 5" Random Orbit Sander Review 2648-20

Milwaukee M18 5″ Random Orbit Sander Review 2648-20

Milwaukee M18 Sander If you are a woodworker and a fan of Milwaukee Tools, this new Milwaukee M18 5″ Random Orbit Sander is something you have been waiting for.  As a guy that is into trim work and making his home look the best possible, this small cordless sander is something that we too have been […]

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