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Hilti Launches New 4-1/2” Cordless Angle Grinder

Hilti Releases AG 4S-A22 4-1/2” 22V Angle Grinder Everybody that is around tools for a living know that cordless power tools are quickly replacing their corded cousins on job sites everywhere. Hilti recently announced a new 22V cordless angle grinder that is aimed at replacing their corded options. Specs Disc Diameter: 5” Max Voltage: 22V […]

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Metabo HPT Launches Pro Finish Nailers

Metabo HPT (formerly Hitachi Power Tools) Extends the Pneumatic A5 Series with the Launch of Pro Finish Nailers BRASELTON, GA. (June 14, 2019) – Metabo HPT (formerly Hitachi Power Tools) today announced the new A5 series of pneumatic Pro Finish nailers including the NT50A5 2” 18-Gauge Pro Brad Nailer and NT65A5 2-1/2” 16-Gauge Pro Finish […]

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Milwaukee M12 Surge – Inventing A Unicorn

Milwaukee M12 Surge – Inventing A Unicorn The tale of the M12 Surge… Join me in my time machine for a moment if you will and lets wind the clock back three years. The year is 2016 and the M18 Surge has just hit the market. I remember when it first came out thinking, “How […]

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Milwaukee Announces New Plumbing and Mechanical Offerings

Milwaukee plumbing and mechanical tools from NPS19 A preview of new Milwaukee plumbing and mechanical tools from NPS19. Milwaukee has always been a cornerstone brand for the plumbing and mechanical trades. You would be hard pressed to open a plumber’s van and not find something in black and red. I think my first “toolbox” as […]

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Milwaukee Bolsters PACKOUT Lineup

Milwaukee Tool Expands PACKOUT Tool Storage Offerings Unless you’ve been living in a cave for the last three years (which is unlikely if you’re reading this), you’ve probably heard about the Milwaukee PACKOUT tool storage system. I think you all know that this is  the toughest tool storage system on the market, and Milwaukee is […]

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Milwaukee Announces M18 FUEL Rear Handle Circular Saw

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Brushless Rear Handle 7-1/4” Circular Saw 2830-21HD Milwaukee Tool just announced the release of it’s first rear-handle circular saw. Although several competitors have beat them to market on their versions, Milwaukee claims to have several advantages over the competition. This also fills out a hole in their general carpentry lineup. Specifications • […]

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Milwaukee Expands M18 FUEL Nailers

M18 FUEL Framing and Brad Nailers This year at their annual Milwaukee New Product Symposium (NPS19), remodeling and carpentry trades were rewarded with an expansion of cordless nailers with two cordless framing nailers and a much needed update to their existing cordless brad nailers. M18 FUEL™ 21° and 30° Framing Nailers Milwaukee Tool continues to […]

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Metabo HPT C3610DRAM 36V MultiVolt Brushless 10″ Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw

  Metabo HPT MultiVolt Miter Saw Tool manufacturers are pushing the limits of cordless tools further and further every day. Metabo HPT (formerly Hitachi Power Tools) is going big into their new dual voltage 36 volt cordless/corded platform. We’ve tested a couple of these tools including the 36V MultiVolt 1/2-in Hammer Drill. One standout addition […]

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Milwaukee Chainsaw Review

Milwaukee Chainsaw Review Back in June of 2018 we got our first look at the Milwaukee Chainsaw. It was at NPS18 and it was the first demonstration of the day. They paired the M18 Fuel Chainsaw up against a Stihl MS170, an entry level gas saw. And what do you know, the Milwaukee kicked the […]

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STIHL HTA 85 Electric Pole Pruner Saw Review

STIHL HTA 85 Cordless Pole Pruner Saw Outdoor power equipment is steadily transitioning from small gas powered motors to cordless battery powered platforms. This is true not only for the major cordless tool manufacturers but also companies squarely focused on outdoor power equipment like STIHL. One of those tools is the STIHL HTA 85 Electric […]

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