Measuring & Layout reviews

Trigjig Fixed Rafter Square Review

Trigjig Fixed Rafter Square Review – Model RSA7 Rafter squares come in a variety of styles, but there are only a few (two that we are aware of) that have fixed levels connected. With the help of these squares, you may make your work plumb and/or level in addition to marking lines at different angles. […]

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OX Tools Tradesman Level Series Review

OX Tools Tradesman Level Series Back in 2016 the crew of Tool Box Buzz ran a Head to Head on the Best Construction Level. We had 4 industry-leading brands in that H2H. Fast forward to 2022 we are still seeking out the best of the best when it comes to precision levels. OX Tools recently […]

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Stabila LD250 Laser Distance Measurer Review

Stabila LD250 Bluetooth Laser Distance Measurer The modern alternative to the traditional tape measure is a laser distance measurer (LDM). You won’t need to rely on another person with a steady hand to conduct accurate measurements with the Stabila LD250 BT Laser Distance Measurer because LDMs can be handled by a single person across long […]

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KCI Tools Squi.Jigs and StealthMounts review

KCI Tools Squi.Jigs (1 1/4″ & 3″) and StealthMount Battery & Tool Mounts (DEWALT 20V and Milwaukee M18 & M12) It’s easy to focus on the big-ticket items in the workshop or on the job site, but sometimes the right accessory and jig is really what makes all the difference. Recently I got the chance […]

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Milwaukee Green Laser

Milwaukee Rechargeable Green Lasers Lasers have been one of the most requested new products for Milwaukee for a long time. Being late to the game they knew they had to up the ante and needed a way to differentiate and innovate in the space. They focused on improving efficiency for layout and install applications and […]

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M1 Caliber by REEKON Tools – Review

M1 Caliber – Miter Saw Measuring Tool One of the great things about running a tool review site is we get to see lots of new products before they hit the market. Recently the folks from REEKON Tools sent us a prototype of a new product that they are launching this month called the M1 […]

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New Crescent Lufkin Control Series Tapes

Crescent Lufkin Upgrades Tape Measures Control Series Tapes Sparks, Md.—Crescent Lufkin® has launched the Control Series of tape measures, the next generation of tapes that combine a professional feel and finish with the innovations that tradespeople need. The new features are designed to help tackle issues that other tape measures can’t, helping users get the […]

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Keson Box Beam Level Review

Keson 48″ Box Beam Construction Level A high quality, rugged, and accurate spirit level is one of the most indispensable tools on most job sites. But these precision instruments also get the snot beat out of them. As a sitework contractor, it is common to see levels tossed in and out of toolboxes or truck […]

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STABILA Type 80 AS-2 Spirit Level Review

STABILA Type 80 AS-2 Contractor Spirit Level The origin of the spirit level goes way back in history. The Romans used water filled vessels as primitive spirit levels when building their aqueducts. By observing the water surface level in the vessel, the Romans could determine if the base was completely flat or at an angle. To […]

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PLS 180G Green Cross-Line Laser

PLS 180G laser Review Most contractors know Pacific Laser Systems as a PLS laser, and many do not know that PLS is a Fluke company. PLS just introduced 11 new; point, line, and rotary lasers, that feature improved durability, accuracy, and performance. We took a look at the PLS 180G Green Cross-Line Laser. 3 New Lasers PLS […]

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