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Milwaukee Nitrus vs Diablo Amped Reciprocating Blades

Milwaukee Nitrus vs Diablo Amped Reciprocating Blade Head-To-Head Test As a remodeling contractor I can tell you my life would be miserable without my reciprocating saw. Reciprocating saws are used at all levels of construction, they are probably seen the most in the remodeling and demolition stages of a project. While the reciprocating saw is […]

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Milwaukee Nitrus Carbide Blades Introduced

New Milwaukee Nitrus Carbide Blades Today Milwaukee introduced a new line of carbide reciprocating saw blades called the Nitrus Carbide Blade.  We got a sneak peak of these blades and did a quick comparison to the new Diablo Amped carbide blade. Below is the official press release on these new blades. If you’d like to […]

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Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt 7-1/4″ Miter Saw Review

The Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt 7 1/4″ Dual Bevel Sliding Miter Saw Review This tool review takes an in depth look at the new Metabo HPT 36V MultiVolt 7 1/4″ miter saw model #C3607DRAQ4. For years Hitachi produced high quality dual rail sliding miter saws that were manufactured in Japan. Metabo HPT took over that […]

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Milwaukee M18 Fuel 9 Inch Cut-Off Saw

Milwaukee M18 Fuel 9 Inch Cut-Off Saw 2786-20 We recently tested the Milwaukee M18 Fuel 9 Inch Cut-Off Saw as part of our Best 9 inch Cut off saw Head to Head.     Milwaukee’s 2786-20 performed well, taking second place in the Head-To-Head competition. The Milwaukee is a high performing tool and is perfect for […]

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DEWALT 12V Xtreme Sub-Compact Tools

DEWALT 12V Xtreme Sub-Compact Tools Review The DEWALT 12V XTREME sub-compact tools is a new line that we had to try out on our job sites. The new 12V Max Xtreme sub-compact series offers an impact driver, screwdriver, impact wrench, drill driver, and hammer drill. The Max Xtreme series is lighter, more compact, shorter in […]

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Work Sharp WS3000 Tool Sharpener

Work Sharp WS3000 Tool Sharpener Review I love sharp chisels and hand planes but I hate sharpening them. I hate it so much that for many years I  used my lumberyards sharpening service to avoid sharpening my own tools. While that system worked great, it costs me money and was not always fast or convenient. […]

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Milwaukee One-Key™ – Evolution of Tool Technology

Milwaukee One-Key™ Tracking and Security Network With the New Year just around the corner and the World’s largest consumer electronic show, CES, the first week of January it seems like a great time to reflect on how electronics have impacted the construction industry. Electronics are becoming a bigger and bigger part of the construction industry […]

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Makita X2 LXT 14″ Top Handle Cordless Chainsaw Review

Makita X2 LXT 14″ Top Handle Chainsaw Model XCU08 Review Makita has expanded their battery powered outdoor power equipment line with their new X2 LXT 14″ Top Handle cordless chainsaw. Any arborist, tree cutter, or landscaper will tell you the benefits of a compact top handle chainsaw. They are second to none when it comes […]

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Milwaukee M18 Packout Radio And Charger

Milwaukee M18 Packout Radio And Charger Model 2950-20 Mr. Bojangles Never Sounded So Good! I knew a man, Bojangles and he danced for you In worn-out shoes Silver hair, a ragged shirt, and baggy pants The old soft shoe… I love spending time in my shop, making things. And part of what I like is […]

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EGO LM2135SP Select Cut Cordless Mower Review

EGO LM2135SP Select Cut 21″ Self-Propelled Cordless Mower Review EGO has just announced their next generation 21″ self-propelled mower model and we have had the chance to put the new EGO LM2135SP Select Cut Mower through its paces.  Check below for a comprehensive review to see if the sweeping upgrades to EGO’s flagship mower will […]

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