Milwaukee 2018 Update for Heated Jackets & Gloves

Milwaukee 2018 Heated Gear

Milwaukee has been leading the Heated Jacket Game since 2010 and we have seen a lot of advances over the years for more options and better equipped for the jobsite. Having had many conversations with their product managers in this category they really understand fabrics, design and what it takes to make great clothing at this point, no longer just throwing batteries and a couple of heating wires in a jacket. For the 2018/2019 Heated Gear Season we will see some incremental changes to what has worked, along with several new innovative items like Heated Gloves! Continue reading

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Power Tool Week In Review Ep112 | Home Depot vs. Lowes, Fein 18V Mag Drill, Bosch 400′ Laser

Wow! We’re 12 episodes in and the response has been amazing. Thank you for watching every weekend and the support. In episode 12 we look into the new Bosch Blaze Laser, search for the Electrician of The Year, pulling a truck with Fish tape and watch Home Depot & Lowes duke it out. To view all of this and more, watch the video above or scroll through the content below. Continue reading

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Trimaco | Total Jobsite Surface Protection

Whether you’re painting, staining or doing other finish work, the first step is always the same: Clean it. Contractors know the best finishes begin with a clean surface. Trimaco is here to help and is now part of the Ohio Power Tool family of product.  Continue reading

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Milwaukee Introduces Slim Profile Ratchets & Wrench-Compatible Sockets | Available July 2018

Attention Mechanics! Milwaukee is expanding their line of Mechanic hand tools. Already in the lineup are Combination Wrenches, Ratcheting Combination Wrenches, Pry Bars, and Hook & Pick Sets! The new Slim Profile Ratchet and Sockets were introduced at the Milwaukee NPS18 event and they’ll make a nice addition to your tool box. Even though Ratchets and sockets are a core hand tool for automotive technicians, all the electricians, mechanical contractors, and other core users could use a set as well!  Continue reading

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Bosch BLAZE Outdoor GLM400C & GLM400CL Laser Measure | A Visible Approach To Measuring

When measuring/laying out a job site, how often do you wish for a cloudy day? Sometimes, you don’t hope for anything and just measure early in the morning or later in the evening. Either way, we can agree that the sun, laser measuring and our eyes don’t get along as well as we need them to. Introducing the Bosch BLAZE Outdoor GLM400C w/ Viewfinder & GLM400CL w/ CameraContinue reading

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Makita OPE Multi-Head Couple-Shaft – MM4 Gas or 36V Cordless

When it comes to Outdoor Power Equipment there are a lot of tools you might need for the job, from string trimmers, hedge trimmers, edgers, pole saws, etc. All require very similar power so why not make a simple professional high quality system where you can quickly and easily change the attachment heads. The Makita Couple-Shaft OPE Multi-Head System does exactly that but goes 1 step further, you can also choose your power heads, either a 18Vx2 (36 Volt) cordless XUX01 or a MM4 (4-Stroke) gas powered EX2650LH option. This whole system is designed for PROs and does a nice job to bridge the gap of going cordless.

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Father’s Day Gift Guide, Plus Free Shipping | Ohio Power Tool

I’m sure you’re aware of what day it is next weekend. Disregarding what my wife says, I feel it’s the most important day of the year! If you’re getting a gift for Dad (or yourself), Ohio Power Tool created a Gift Guide to help find that perfect gift.

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Bosch GHO12V-08N 12V Max Planer | Great Design w/ Impressive Speed

Following the just recently announced Palm Edge Router, Bosch announces the 12V Max Planer GHO12V-08N to the US. This light weight Planer fully intends to replace your hand planer. The brushless motor clocking in at 14,500 RPM and battery providing up to 33 ft. of 1 in. wide hardwood per amp hour, this Planer would make a fine replacement.  Continue reading

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RIDGID | Words of Wisdom Contest

As Father’s Month approaches (yes, we deserve a whole month, ladies), we have at least one quote we’ve heard from our Father’s, Guardian’s, or even the old man on the job site that refuses to retire. These quotes are passed down generations as many of them are strong words to live by.

RIDGID is holding a fun contest entitled “Words of Wisdom” on their Facebook page. They’re setting out to hand select the very best “dad-ism” there is.

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Bosch GKF12V-25 12V Max Palm Edge Router | Professional Edging At Your Finger Tips

Germany and UK had a turn, it’s time for the U.S to get their palms on it. Introducing the Bosch 12V Max Palm Edge Router GKF12V-25 ($159)! This lightweight, ergonomic router offers 13,000 RPM, great run time and consistent performance.

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