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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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Hilti Innovation 2018 – New Product Releases

Hilti Product Releases Last week I traveled down to Plano Texas to the US Headquarters of Hilti. Tabbed as Hilti Innovation 2018 the media event gave editors a hands on showcase of quite a few new products for 2018. The new line of tools included a wide array of products from tool tracking, cordless tools, […]

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DeWalt 20V Max PEX Expander Review

DeWalt DCE400B 20V Max 1” PEX Expander Let’s get this out of the way. Milwaukee has dominated the mechanical trade tools market for years. They have been the first-to-market and have offered a large variety of tools geared towards plumbers, electricians and HVAC contractors while most of the other major players in tool manufacturing have […]

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Cordless Jobsite Table Saw Head-To-Head

Cordless Table Saw – DEWALT vs. Milwaukee We recently tested portable job-site table saws in our Head-T0-Head to determine the Best Portable Jobsite Table Saw, however we excluded the cordless saws. In this head-to-head we’re pitting the two current cordless table saws against each other. The DEWALT 60V FlexVolt DCS7485T1 8-1/4″ against the Milwaukee M18 […]

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Hitachi EC28M Ultra Quiet Compressor Review

Hitachi EC28M Ultra Quiet Compressor Review Back in February of 2018, we attended a media event for Hitachi Power Tools. It was during this event that we first got a chance to try out the MultiVolt tools as well as learn about the name change to Metabo HPT. At this event we also got to […]

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