Milwaukee new tool Patents and ISH 2019 coverage – Coptool Week In Review 3/15/2019

Welcome to this week’s epsiode of the Coptool Week In Review! This week we go to Germany with Mechanical Hub, try to overload the Ego Nexus with Workshop Addict, speculate what will be revealed at Milwaukee NPS2019 and so much more. THIS is your Coptool Week in Review!

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Week In Review Ep. 150 | 3 Cordless Miter Saws, and the New Milwaukee Quik-Lok System

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Dewalt DCS690 Flexvolt 9” Cut-Off Saw – Power Tool Showcase

The Dewalt FLEXVOLT 60V Cordless 9” Cut-Off Saw has a 3.25” depth of cut and features a brushless motor with a 6,500 RPM no-load speed. This allows for instant on, no messing around with gas, quickly cut and score in concrete or masonry materials. Goes right through steel and rebar with performance similar to what you’d get with gas saws.The guard is out of the way for a clear line of sightwith good visibility in tight spaces. The Dewalt DCS690 also features a beltless all-metal drivetrain so no belts to change, tension and maintenance. The latched and sealed battery box also keeps the battery and terminals protected from water, dust and other materials.͍ A duel-feed water system offers OSHA Table 1 Complaint solution for dust management required when cutting concrete and masonry materials. The DCS690X2 kit includes: Flexvolt 9” cut-off saw, 2x DCB609 Flexvolt Batteries (9.0Ah), Dewalt Fast Charger, 9” Diamond Concrete Blade and a 9” Abrasive Blade.

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Milwaukee M18 SuperCharger 0-60 in 12Ah

Milwaukee SuperCharger

You just got home with your brand new Milwaukee M18 High Output Battery 12.0Ah and like an excited kid on Christmas tear open the box and through it on your standard red charger… then wait. Yes 241 minutes later your M18 battery with all 12.0Ah of juice will be fully charged. Even with the M18 RapidCharger 48-59-1808 you are still over 2 hours with this monster. Enter the new Milwaukee M18 SuperCharger and presto down to 60 minutes from zero to full, the new M18 6.0Ah High Output in just 35 minutes. All the speed does not come cheap however the new 48-59-1811 which does charge both the M12 & M18 is a hefty $159 and launching in July. It looks as thought the Rapid charger will remain the charger included with the high performance tools, this SuperCharger will be an add-on for now.

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Is Lufkin ShockForce the Greatest Tape Measure Ever?

Move over Stanley, Milwaukee, FatMax, Dewalt, STUD, Klein, Johnson, Empire, Tajima, Komelon and everyone else the Lufkin name is back on top! We’ll at least that’s what the Crescent Lufkin guys are saying with the launch of the new Shockforce 25’ L1125 ($28) that’ll be hitting shelves this month. Is this the greatest tape measure ever created, actually it might be.

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Week In Review Ep. 149 | Air Snakes, Rocket Saws, and Clever Ladders

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Inside Look: Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion Brushless 10” Top Handle Chainsaw #XCU06Z

Makita’s 16” Cordless Chainsaw was released over a year ago, and today it’s still one of the top professional cordless chainsaws on the market. As the debate between GAS and ELECTRIC chainsaws continues, we gave it to our friends at Aluhm & Arbor Tree Preservation to put it through its paces on the job site and decide if it deserves a spot on a professional tree truck. This is your Inside Look at the Makita 16” Cordless Chainsaw. You can order one at Ohio Power Tool today!  Continue reading

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Week In Review Ep. 148 | Milwaukee Launches Into Spring & Ryobi Targets EGO

TIA Snuck into Bosch HQ & PTR taught us to program our new Makita Impact! Ryobi gave E-GO some 40V competition, & Milwaukee has paved the launchpad for this Spring.  Continue reading

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Ridgid SeeSnake Drain Cleaner is here, FlexShaft

Since the Ridgid SeeSnake was invented there has been the desire when you find a blockage, you use that pricey piece of equipment to just nudge it loose, right? The camera head is already there, why not just jab it a few times, if that doesn’t work, maybe just really give it some good hard pokes… oh no the camera went dark… It’s true and it’s happened many, many times before. Typically most only make that mistake once, then have much more respect for their camera as strictly a diagnostic machine. That all changes today, with the addition of Ridgid’s new FlexShaft! Continue reading

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Ridgid SeeSnake Cameras with TruSense HDR

Ridgid SeeSnake TruSense

The industry standard for inspection cameras are without question the Ridgid SeeSnake Cameras, day in day out these cameras perform in some very nasty situations. For all intensive purposes these have remained a fairly consistent design since they were black & white. These new models with TruSense HDR imaging and TiltSense features are in addition to existing model options but only about $150 upcharge over the Self-Leveling options so will likely replace them when they catch on, Compact 200’ is 63628 ($6381), Standard 200’ 63603 ($7484) and extended length 325’ 63583 ($8296). So what is the big difference? Continue reading

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