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.  Continue reading

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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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Tradesmen of the Month Awards with Tool Prizes!!!

TBBPROS Tradesman of the Month

Our friends Rob, Todd and the rest of the team over at Tool Box Buzz have come out with an awesome monthly contest to salute the Tradesman or Tradeswoman of the month! With the Support of Milwaukee Tools there will be certainly be a very nice prize package for each month’s winner. The TBB Crew is made up of real professional tradesmen themselves and we’ve always been impressed with their promotion of the trades. Please take a moment to submit some of your own handy work and/or pass along to your coworkers!  Continue reading

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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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Milwaukee 5 core Video/Data/Voice Hand Tools

Punch it out with the Milwaukee Video/Data/Voice Hand Tools. As you know, that internet thing really took off. Data cables are being pulled everywhere, it’s the fastest growing segment of the electrical industry. Introducing 5 core hand tools that will allow you to cut, strip, and terminate CAT3-CAT6 Ethernet cabling more efficiently and effectively. There is a lot of Data Comm tool options out there. However, if you’re pulling/punching cable and love that Milwaukee red, this is perfect for you!

48-22-2165 Punchdown Tool with Extended Blade $79.99
48-22-2145 4-in-1 Multi Pick $14.99
48-22-4045 Electrician Snips $24.99
48-22-3075 Ratcheting Modular Crimper $69.99
48-22-3065 Universal Twisted Pair (UTP) Stripper $14.99
48-22-2166 Extended Punchdown Blade $24.99
48-22-2167 110/66 Punchdown Blade $15.99

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Dust Extractor Testing – Tool Box Buzz, Pro Tool Reviews, Coptool

2017 hepa vacuums

Towards the end of last year when the OSHA silica rules were going into effect we were getting lots of questions about dust extractors specific to Silica, how they are each viewed under OSHA’s Table 1 standards and of course how each performed head to head. At the time there were no head-to-heads out there on these vacs so the Coptool Team got on the case to put together a basic Vacuum Head-to-Head to help users gain more information.

Since our video first aired several manufacturers have made updates to their products with lower prices and/or included HEPA filters which is awesome news for everyone! Also two of our tool reviewing hero’s Pro Tool Reviews and Tool Box Buzz jumped on the case to do their own vacuum comparisons, with some great testing rigs and pointed out some additional information that we might have glossed over. We really think both of these groups do top notch tool test, Clint’s team at Pro Tool Review is always very detailed and Rob’s Crew are mostly professional contractors with some great insights.  Continue reading

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Makita 12″ Dual‑Bevel Sliding Miter Saw LS1219L

We are about a month away from Makita releasing a bigger 12″ version of their already successful 10″ Compound Saw LS1019L ($549) with the front facing slide rails. The Makita 12” Dual-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw with Laser LS1219L ($599) combines capacity, accuracy and efficient dust extraction in a more compact size. Just like the 10″ model, it offers a unique 2-Steel Rail Sliding System that reduces the footprint for an against the shop wall, flush operation.  Continue reading

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