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Stihl MS462 C-M Debuted At GIE 2018

Stihl MS462 C-M Debuted At GIE 2018 When I was a kid, time seemed to pass slowly by. As an adult it’s a different story altogether, time seems to go by in a blur. Years pass by in the blink of an eye… except this last one. I’ve been waiting for the Stihl MS462 C-M […]

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Milwaukee 2155-AC Temporary LED Site Light

Milwaukee 2155-AC RADIUS Temporary LED Light Review In the commercial construction world, temporary site lighting is an interesting trade-off between functionality, convenience, energy consumption and cost. We were very interested to see how Milwaukee 2155-AC Temporary LED Light would perform on our project site. We installed four Milwaukee 2155-AC Temporary LED Lights  at Local 537 Pipefitters […]

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL D-Handle Jig Saw Review

We’ve been using the Milwaukee M18 FUEL D-Handle Jig Saw for a few months now and are here to tell you our thoughts. Upgrades The M18 FUEL D-Handle Jig Saw is a Gen 2 upgrade from an earlier version. This new saw is brushless, has increased SPM, dust collection and an LED light. Brushless Motor Equipped […]

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S31 CAT Construction Phone Review

CAT S31 Rugged Smartphone Not too long ago, when I went to work at commercial constructions sites, one of the first things I put on with my high visibility vest was a job site two-way radio. These communication systems were job specific with a set of crystals that enabled all of the radios to communicate […]

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DEWALT DCS334 XR Jig Saw Review

DEWALT DCS334 XR 20 Volt Jig Saw There is no doubt that today’s cordless tools make our work easier, and save time on tasks. DEWALT just released the DEWALT DCS334 XR Jig Saw which is aD-handle model, and will soon follow up with a barrel grip saw in January 2019. For those of you wondering, the […]

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TRADESMAN OF THE MONTH SEPTEMBER 2018

Matt Walsh -Tool Box Buzz Tradesman of the Month   Our Tradesman of the Month for September 2018 is Matt Walsh.  Matt is a finish carpenter and woodworker in PA.  He has been a carpenter and around carpentry all his life. He used to work with his dad, as a kid, carrying lumber then after […]

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DeWalt DCL079 Cordless Tripod Light

DEWALT DCL079 Cordless Tripod Light Review A friend of mine asked me what I thought it would cost to run an electrical line from his house to a shed in the far end of his backyard. He does occasional carpentry work in the shed and wanted task lighting. I told him what I thought it […]

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Dewalt 41-Inch Mobile Workbench

DEWALT 41-Inch Steel Mobile Workbench DWST24192 Review I use to store tools and equipment in anything I had in the shop – milk crates were my favorite, and mud buckets sat in the #2 spot. The tools really took a beating and I was always wasting time looking in containers for tools. Since then, I […]

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Hitachi 50cc Chainsaw Review

Hitachi CS51EAP 50.1CC 20-Inch Rear Handle Chainsaw with PureFire Engine During the colder months, I almost entirely heat my house with wood fire. This past winter, my everyday chainsaw was stolen out of my garage. While I initially went on a tirade about how much I hate thieves (that hasn’t changed), I still had the […]

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Milwaukee 0885-20 M18 FUEL 3-in-1 Backpack Vacuum

Milwaukee M18 FUEL 3-in-1 Backpack Vacuum Review Job-site dust can be a big deal. Dust can affect your personal health or your companies professional image. As a remodeling contractor we work hard at keeping dust out of occupied homes we work on. As a result, we use our vacuums for spot, and area cleanups, as […]

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