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Paslode 1-1/2″ Positive Placement Metal Connector Nailer Review

Paslode F150S-PP Positive Placement Metal Connector Nailer Paslode has introduced a new more compact positive placement metal connector nailer with the release of model F150S-PP. This new design features a more compact size along with a re-designed driver blade to prevent jams. Weighing in at just over 6 lbs this new positive placement nailer is […]

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Milwaukee MX FUEL 14″ Cut-Off Saw Review

Milwaukee MX FUEL Equipment On My Job (An Ongoing Series) -The 14″ Cut-Off Saw Recently, I got a chance to try out two of the new products on the Milwaukee MX FUEL equipment lineup of light commercial duty tools. The MXF314-2XC  Cut-Off Saw and the MX301-2CP Core Drill Kit recently saved me time and money […]

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Milwaukee MX FUEL Core Drill Review

Milwaukee MX Fuel Equipment on My Job (An Ongoing Series) – CORE DRILLING! Recently, I got a chance to try out two of the products on the Milwaukee MX Fuel lineup of light equipment  — the MXF314-2XC  Cut-Off Saw and the MX301-2CP Core Drill Kit. Simply put, these tools saved me time and money right out […]

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Powermate PM7500 Cosense Generator Review

Powermate 7500/6000W Cosense Generator (model PM7500) Generators are an essential enabler on most job sites.  So when we got a chance to check out the new Powermate PM7500 COSENSE Generator we were excited to put them to the test. I mean, who wants to fight with other subs while running hundreds of feet of extension […]

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Makita Cordless Brushless Lawnmower XML08PT1

Makita LXT X2 Cordless Lawnmower XML08PT1 Makita has made a big push into the outpower equipment/lawn and garden department lately. While the XML08PT1 is a mower that is geared towards the professional landscaper it is worth a look for anyone who wants a very solidly built cordless battery-powered lawnmower, especially if they’re on the Makita […]

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Best Cordless Top-Handle Jigsaw Head-To-Head

Best Cordless Jigsaw – Comparison Testing A jigsaw is worth it’s weight in gold due to the ability to quickly customize shapes and sizes of lumber for seamless fit-ups and emergency fixes. When our team of PROs got together recently to plan out our newest Head-2-Head, cordless jigsaw competition, we knew our PRO followers and […]

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Work Pants With Knee Pads

Carpenters Assessment of Work Pants With Built In Knee Pads We ended up looking at 8 manufacturers of work pants with knee pads and wore them to our job sites to test and compare them. Below are the pant models we compared: Armed 12 Ounce Cotton Canvas Work Pant Blaklader 1690 Rip Stop Work Pants […]

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Ridgid 18V Brushless Combo Kit Review

Ridgid 4-Piece 18V Brushless Combo Kit (R9225) When we recently got to test the Ridgid 18V Brushless combo kit on the job site we had a lot of positive takeaways and a few feedback items. The timing was great since we were in the middle of a large residential remodel project. We use the 4-piece […]

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Makita 18V 1/2″ Hammer Driver‑Drill

Makita 18V LXT Brushless Cordless 1/2″ Hammer Driver‑Drill Review – Model XPH14 Is more torque really required? Well, sometimes, everything is dependent on your application. Makita recently released the Makita high-torque hammer drill XPH14, a new and improved high-torque hammer drill. This hammer drill has a 2-speed brushless motor with a 1/2 keyless chuck. The Makita […]

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DEWALT 15-Gauge Finish Nailer – 4 Year Look Back

DEWALT DCN650 Finish Nailer Look-Back Review In this look-back tool, review were going to look a the DEWALT DCN650. Its DEWALTs Brushless 15 gauge finish nailer. [Gen 2] Finish carpentry has been relying on pneumatic nailers since the first one was introduced in 1950. In 1986 we saw their introduction of gas and battery nailers and […]

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