Author Archives: Nick Gohring

Milwaukee ANSI Level Cut 1, Cut 3 & Cut 5 Gloves

Cut resistance is important, in any trade. Our hands are the money makers, don’t risk hurting them. Milwaukee is releasing new dipped & cut resistant gloves. We’re going to review key features of these 3 new gloves, touch base on ANSI levels and figure out which set of gloves work best for you.  (more…)

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Wheeler Rex Sidekick II 7991 Thread 1/4″ – 1″ Pipe with Ease!

Alright you pipe fitters and plumbers, have you heard of the Wheeler Rex Sidekick II? We published a quick look video some time ago and I figured now is a good time to share it!

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Celebrating The 1-Year Anniversary of Ingersoll Rand’s IQv12 Recip Saw & Belt Sander

We are fast approaching the 1-Year Anniversary of  Ingersoll Rand’s IQV12 c1101 Reciprocating Saw and G1811 Belt Sander tools. These tools were developed to be versatile and perform for repair technicians working in cramped areas. (more…)

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Bosch 18V Brushless Angle Grinders GWS18V-45 vs Corded

We had a great time playing with different Bosch Angle Grinders in the metal working room at the Idea Foundry! We took some time to discuss the new GWS18V-45C/PSC Brushless Angle Grinder to see how it matches up to their corded models, such as the 1375A and GWS10-45PD. Also looked at the new Bluetooth connectivity options available with these new grinders. (more…)

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Milwaukee M12 Cordless Ratchet 2557-21

The Milwaukee M12 Cordless Ratchet replaces it’s previous brushed motor Ratchet. Providing more power and better run time, this brushless M12 feels all kind of right in our hands. The bare tool at only $149 or the 2557-21 with 1 battery kit at $199 has 55lbs of max torque and 200RPM to keep cranking out the work.  (more…)

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Coptool Week In Review – The Latest News In Power Tools

We’re excited to announce our weekly episodes of Week In Review, sponsored by Ohio Power Tool! Every Friday, our team will bring you the hottest headlines. Like and subscribe to our YouTube channel and stay up to date on everything power tools. We’ve posted our second episode last Friday:

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RIDGID RP240 & RP241 Compact Press Tools w/ MEGAPRESS

Two different models, the Ridgid RP240 and RP241. Both of these models have the same capabilities, it’s all just a matter of preference. The RP240 is a pistol grip style (my favorite) and a linear style:

Ridgid (Linear) RP241 Press Tool Kit,  (1/2″ – 1-1/4″)  $1,935
Ridgid (Linear) RP241 Press Tool Kit,  (1/2″ – 1″)  $1,803

Ridgid (Pistol Grip) RP240 Press Tool Kit, (1/2″ – 1-1/4″) $1,935
Ridgid (Pistol Grip) RP240 Press Tool Kit, (1/2″ – 1″) $1,803

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Milwaukee 2nd Generation M12 Hammer Drill (2504) and Impact Driver (2553)

Milwaukee released a new generation M12 Hammer Drill and Impact Driver a couple months back. We’ve played with them a bit and man they were impressive. All the same power as it’s previous model, now in a smaller package. Cutting off over an inch of length and dropping a few ounces, these new tools are feeling great.

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SDS MAX Cordless Hammer Drill Shootout! Dewalt vs. Makita vs. Milwaukee

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls, and children of all ages. Leeet’s get ready to HAMMER!!!

Dewalt FlexVolt (DCH481X2)
vs.
Makita AVT AWS (XRH07PTU)
vs.
Milwaukee M18 Fuel (2717-21HD)

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Ergodyne Squids 40lbs High-Capacity Tool Lanyards

As the global leader in objects at height safety, Ergodyne delivers the future of tool tethering and dropped object prevention. Tool lanyards are more than accessories, they keep the job site safe and also keep us productive. Introducing two new 40lb Tool Lanyards:

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