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Stiletto TiBone 3 Hammer

Stiletto TiBone 3 Titanium Hammer Review There are two versions of the Stiletto TiBone 3 hammer; one with a milled steel face (TB3MC), and one with a smooth steel face (TB3SC). They’re both 17-1/2” long and feature curved rubber over-molded handles. The TiBone 3 hammers use titanium construction which translates to low recoil and less […]

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PacTool Snapper Shear Pro

PacTool Snapper Shear Pro Fiber Cement Board Cutting Shear SS724 Review As a remodeling contractor we use Fiber Cement Backer Board for tile underlayment in wet areas like kitchens and bathrooms for years. It has excellent resistance to moisture, mold, and tile adhesion. While cement backer board excels in performance it’s difficult to score and cut […]

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Milwaukee FASTBACK 5-in-1 Folding Knife

Milwaukee FASTBACK 5-in-1 Folding Knife Review I like all of the Milwaukee FastBack knives so when I first saw the Milwaukee FASTBACK 5-in-1 Folding Knife I felt it looked gimmicky. I’ll admit when you add a bottle opener to a tool you get me thinking you’re appealing to a DIYer on a weekend and not a PRO. Plus […]

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Best 12V Cordless Multi-Head Drill Driver

Best 12V Cordless Multi-Head Drill Driver Head-to-Head This category has been around a long time, or at least there has been one multi-head compact cordless drill around for a long time and that’s the Festool CXS. As best we can tell the first version of it was released in Europe over 8 years ago (that’s […]

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Makita 18V LXT Sub-Compact Recip Saw Review

Makita XRJ07 18V LXT Sub-Compact Brushless Recip Saw Review Makita is a company that combines form with function and this tool review will take a look at how the Model #XRJ07 18V LXT Sub-Compact Recip Saw lives up to that legacy. Makita’s Sub-Compact line of cordless lithium-ion brushless tools offers the compact size of a […]

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HART Tools 215 Piece Mechanics Tool Set Review

HART Tools 215 Piece Mechanics Hand Tool Set Review HART Tools continues to expand their lines of cordless battery powered tools as well as hand tools available exclusively through Walmart. This review will take a look at the new HART Tools 215 Piece Mechanics Hand Tool Set (Model #HHMTS404). HART’s mission is to provide homeowners […]

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Festool Kapex KS 120 REB Miter Saw Review

What’s NEW on the Festool KAPEX KS 120 REB? All miters saw are basically the same, there I said it! Now that I got that out of the way, the Festool KAPEX is the most advanced sliding compound miter saw I’ve ever seen. Now there is the upgraded Festool Kapex KS 120 REB. At a cost […]

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Safety Glasses

Safety Glasses – What To Look For I still remember the day the wind blew sawdust off a workbench and into my eyes – 4 hours later I was in an emergency room getting four splinters removed from my eyes, certainly didn’t SEE that coming! I’m pretty sure safety glasses would have prevented this mishap. […]

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DEWALT Atomic 20V One-Handed Reciprocating Saw Review

DEWALT Atomic 20v MAX Cordless One-Handed Reciprocating Saw – DCS369B Recently we put the DEWALT Atomic 20V One-Handed Reciprocating Saw up against 5 other one-handed reciprocating saws in our Best Cordless One-Handed Reciprocating Saw Head-to-Head. Cordless one-handed reciprocating saws are a fairly new category compared to the long-standing king of demolition in full-size reciprocating saws. […]

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DEWALT Announces New Tools Using POWER DETECT™ Technology

DEWALT® Announces POWER DETECT™ Technology TOWSON, MD (March 2, 2020) – DEWALT announces POWER DETECT™ Technology included exclusively on four new 20V MAX* XR® Brushless Tools. These include a 7-1/4-In. Circular Saw (DCS574), Reciprocating Saw (DCS368), 5-In. Angle Grinder (DCG415), and Hammer Drill (DCD998). Newly developed electronics in tools with POWER DETECT™ Technology can identify […]

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