Ridgid reviews

Tuning up a Ridgid Bandsaw

Tuning up a Ridgid Bandsaw About a year ago RIDGID sent me their venerable BS1400 Bandsaw. This tool has been on the market since about 2001 so it is in thousands of shops across North America. It has served many woodworkers as a pretty good saw but with a little work you can make it […]

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Tool Box Buzz Father’s Day Giveaway

Tool Box Buzz Father’s Day Giveaway Father’s Day is this weekend and we’ve teamed up with Ridgid and Ryobi to giveaway some tools to celebrate all the hard working Dad’s out there. We’re giving away two prizes to two lucky readers. Ridgid and Ryobi both make great tools for both the jobsite and around the […]

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Best Cordless Oscillating Multi-Tools |Head to Head Comparison

Cordless Oscillating Multi-Tool Head to Head Testing Oscillating Multi-Tools (OMT) have exploded in popularity and created a huge sector of the power tool industry. These versatile tools offer contractors, renovators and DIY’ers a go-to option for a variety of cutting, grinding and sanding applications where limited space is an issue. Recent developments in battery technology […]

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Best 18V Cordless Circular Saws – Head to Head

This article was written by Phil Benevides. Photos by Ethan Bickford and Robert Robillard 18 Volt Cordless Circular Saw Comparison Testing Here at Tool Box Buzz we took an extensive look at the major 18-Volt cordless circular saw models on the market to see how they compared. With hours of cutting and critical analysis of […]

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Ridgid MS1290LZA Miter Saw Review

RIDGID 12″ Sliding Compound Miter Saw – Model MS1290LZA Over the years I’ve tested a fair number of miter saws so I was eager to try my first Ridgid. I’m a huge fan of the Ridgid brand and consider them to be a hidden jewel in our industry. They sent me their 12″ sliding compound […]

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RIDGID R45101 10” Jobsite Table Saw Review

RIDGID 15-Amp 10 in. Heavy-Duty Portable Table Saw with Stand In the interest of full disclosure, I have to say that the RIDGID R45101 10” Jobsite Table saw is NOT my favorite table saw.  But that’s just because I’ve had a Delta Unisaw in my shop for almost two decades, so all other saws are […]

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RIDGID LM-400 Advanced Laser Distance Measure Preview

RIDGID LM-400 Advanced Laser Distance Measure Preview Cruising around the web today reading some of our industry friend’s sites, Chris over at Tool-Rank.com posted about RIDGID tools releasing a new laser distance measure with advanced features. Like the new Bosch GLM 100 C, it integrates with a smart phone app to visualize and record measurements. I […]

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RIDGID 12V Impact Driver Review

RIDGID 12V Impact Driver Review Model # R82237K At Tool Box Buzz we see a lot of cordless tools. Drill drivers and impact drivers are our most tested tools. We see more of these tools than any other categories. Previously I only had experience with 18V drills and impact drivers so when the RIDGID 12V Impact Driver […]

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RIDGID® 18V Heated Jacket Preview

RIDGID® Introduces 18V Heated Jackets – Black and Camo RIDGID is the latest tool company to hop on the heated jacket bandwagon! Today they announced their own 18V Heated Jacket with black and camo styles. These new jackets will be available in January 2014 online at HomeDepot.com and in select Midwest Home Depots. The jacket […]

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RIDGID 18v Grinder Review

RIDGID 18v Grinder Review Model R86040B In the summer of 2013 I had the opportunity to sit down with an executive from TTI the maker of RIDGID power tools and he told me about all of their upcoming innovative tools for the year that we summarized back in this article. One of those tools was […]

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