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Bosch Unveils Next Gen CORE18V 6.3 Ah Battery

by Chris     January 18, 2017    
Bosch Unveils Next Gen CORE18V 6.3 Ah Battery

At a time where power tool manufacturers are racing to take every tool that is corded and making cordless versions, the battery technology also has to keep up. In order to power their upcoming "high-power" cordless tools, Bosch has created their new high-efficiency (GBA18V63) CORE18V 6.3Ah Battery.

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Milwaukee TICK Is One-Key Tracking For Any Tool

by Chris     January 06, 2017    
Milwaukee TICK Tool Tracker

Milwaukee Tools is taking one part of their One-Key smart tool system and is sharing it with other tools from any brand. The Milwaukee TICK is a small tool/equipment tracker that can be attached and hidden on larger tools to provide inventory tracking and basic anti-theft protection.

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DeWalt Expands ToughSystem With New Boxes And Wall Rack System

by Chris     December 06, 2016    
DeWalt Expands ToughSystem With New Boxes And Wall Rack System

The DeWalt ToughSystem is by far the best solution I have come across to store and transport my tool to and from the jobsite, so I get excited when I hear about any new products in the ToughSystem line. In addition to a couple of new ToughSystem storage boxes, DeWalt finally has a solution to storing their boxes in a workshop.

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Milwaukee Redstick Levels Promise Industry-Leading Durability

by Chris     December 01, 2016    
Milwaukee Compact Redstick box levels

One of the most important tools on the jobsite is the box level, but at the same time it is one of the most fragile. If it changes in just the slightest amount, all of the work done with it will be wrong. To ensure your work is never the fault of a bad level, Milwaukee Tool has introduced their new line of REDSTICK box levels, that promise to lead the industry in durability and deliver guaranteed accuracy.

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Porter-Cable Restorer Review

by Chris     November 11, 2016    
Porter-Cable Restorer Review

A few years ago I wrote about an impressive looking tool that appeared to offer "the versatility of an angle grinder with the ability to follow the grain like a belt sander", but sadly, said tool was only a prototype. Today that tool is now available to the masses, known as the Porter-Cable Restorer, and I am happy that I am finally able to test it out and give it a review.

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The Nova Voyager Is A Smart Digital 18" Drill Press

by Chris     November 08, 2016    
The Nova Voyager Is A Smart Digital 18" Drill Press

We are seeing more and more tools improved with the addition of technology that makes them smart. Nova is bringing the improvements that come along with the Smart Motor technology from DVR Technology Developments, Inc. to their Voyager 18" Drill Press.

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Drill-Powered Saw Cuts Square Holes In Seconds

by Chris     November 03, 2016    
Drill-Powered Saw Cuts Square Holes In Seconds

Cutting out a square hole typically requires that you make four separate cuts—one for each side. What if I told you that there is a new tool called the Quadsaw that can cut all four sides at once, and the tool is powered by a regular cordless drill? Imagine how much time you could save.

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BLACK Line Of Makita Tools Offers 18V Power at 12V Size

by Chris     November 01, 2016    
BLACK Line Of Makita Tools Offers 18V Power at 12V Size

Many tradesmen, myself included, are not interested in the biggest, badest new tool on the market. What makes us happy is a tool that can do the job, yet takes up as little weight or space as possible; this is what Makita's Black line of 18V Sub-Compact Brushless Drivers seems to be offering.

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DeWalt Introduces New 40V MAX 6-Pack Charging Station

by Chris     October 27, 2016    
DeWalt DCB116 6-pack charging station 40V max

The decision for landscapers to switch out their outdoor power equipment from gas to cordless electric just got a bit easier thanks to the new 40V MAX 6-Pack Charging Station from DeWalt, which has been specifically made for DeWalt's line of cordless outdoor power equipment.

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