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Hilti Advanced Compact Battery B22/3.0

Light in weight. Heavy in performance. Plano, Texas – Nov. 22, 2017 – The new Hilti advanced compact battery B22/3.0 packs powerful performance with a dramatic reduction in weight. Comparable in application performance to an industrial class battery, the B22/3.0 offers superior tool usability and reduced worker fatigue in a broad range of applications. Weighing […]

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RYOBI 18V ONE+ONE 10 IN. SLIDING MITER SAW P3650B

RYOBI Cordless Miter Saw P3650B Review Ryobi is really stepping up in the cordless game with their new RYOBI 18V ONE+ONE 10 IN. SLIDING MITER SAW P3650B. The P3650B can provide cutting the cord anywhere from the job site to DIY tasks around house or workshop.  The saw runs on ONE + ONE uses 2 […]

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New Stihl Products For 2018

New Stihl Products For 2018 Every year at the Green Industry Expo (GIE), outdoor power equipment manufacturers show off their latest and greatest products to dealers and industry professionals. In 2016, we got a sneak peak at their battery powered systems at the first annual Stihl Summit. This year we had to wait until GIE […]

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Black Friday Tool Giveaway

Ridgid 18 Volt Limited Edition Kit R9626 Tool Giveaway Black is the new orange? Typically the end of October is when black and orange are most talked about, but this Black Friday we are giving away something rare. Black with a Hint of Orange RIDGID is offering a limited edition 18v cordless tool kit with […]

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Bosch GLI-300N ARTICULATING LED WORK LIGHT Review

Bosch GLI-300N ARTICULATING LED WORK LIGHT Review Bosch power tools has just introduced two new job site cordless lights. In the all new Bosch GLI 18V300N and GLI 12V 300 LED job site lights, Bosch feels they can truly maximize the hours of usage on a single charge. These two new lights provide lighting solutions […]

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Bernzomatic Torches

Good Bye Old Friends Two of the first tools I ever bought are now among the recently departed from my toolbox inventory. Back in 1975, I bought a flint spark igniter along with a MAP gas torch to sweat a few water lines for my new house and install some air lines in my garage. […]

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Makita 10″ Dual-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw

Makita 18V X2 LXT (36V) Brushless Cordless 10″ Dual-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw XSL06Z Review At first glance you’ll notice that the Makita 10″ Dual-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw is cordless, and has a smaller footprint than most miter saws. You’ll also notice that its rail system looks, well, different. Right off the bat I’m thinking this […]

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STIHL – Pick Your Power

STIHL Battery Powered Chainsaws While STIHL is knows for it’s powerful and reliable line of gas powered chainsaws they also offer a wide range of battery powered chainsaws. Designed with homeowners, maintenance workers and landscapers their lineup of battery powered chainsaws is impressive. We recently tested three different models across two different battery platforms to […]

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Hitachi NR83AA5 Paper Collated Framing Nailer

Hitachi Framing Nailer NR83AA5 Review When you hear the term “Framing nailer” one company comes to mind, Hitachi. The name Hitachi has been at the front of the pack for more than a decade, with their innovation and solidly built framing nailers. In this review, we’ll be taking a look at the Hitachi NR83AA5 Paper […]

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Milwaukee M12 3/8” Crown Stapler

Milwaukee M12 3/8” Crown Stapler 2447 Review Milwaukee has come out with their Milwaukee M12 3/8” Crown Stapler, this stapler spans the gap between a hand stapler and a hamper tacker. At $99.00 Milwaukee was able to replace an arduous hand tool, and make it easier to use, faster and still keep it small enough to fit […]

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