This week, in the world of power tools… Skil Builder makes a scarf, while Nick picks your pocket. Doresoom finally comes back from NPS19 and ToolPig lets a pair of Bulldogs fight it out! Those stories and more, coming up next! This is your Coptool Week In Review!
Empire celebrated their 100-year anniversary at the 2019 Milwaukee NPS. Empire is continuing their tradition of creating, innovating, and revolutionizing practical tool solutions focused on leveling and layout applications with two new products being revealed at the event. And Milwaukee has followed suit with two new levels of their own.
Finally, GearWrench was running around SEMA, STAFDA and other trade shows last year demoing these Bolt Biter Sockets but were not available in stores until just recently! They are here now as a Bolt Biter 8 Piece Set 84782, 15 Piece Set 84783 ($85) or a full 28 Piece Set 84784 ($169) which all sets include ¼” and 3/8” sockets, see the difference between the sets below. We’ve been very impressed by the functionality and versatility of these new Bolt Biters!
Milwaukee is truly doing some amazing things in the world of auto mechanic tools. Most of you have been around long enough to have been forced to work with pneumatic tools in your shops, and probably still are. Milwaukee Tool is ditching the cumbersome air hoses and replacing them with their innovative cordless M12 & M18 technology. And in strict Milwaukee fashion they have not overlooked even the smallest details with groundbreaking advancements. Check out what they’ve got going on in the automotive department from the NPS 2019 event.
For the past 8 years Milwaukee Tool has been the industry leader in jobsite lighting with over 40+ job lighting solutions. Milwaukee doesn’t take this lightly, so they have expanded upon, and further developed their entire work light line from hazard awareness and remote-controlled spotlights to wearable lighting. Ditch the extension cords because this entire line is synced up with their cordless battery technology.
Does the circular saw blade belong on the Left or Right side of the saw? Its a question that has plagued mankind since the beginning. Shockingly the answer has little to nothing to do with what hand people use most and much more to do with what region of the country you’re from. Milwaukee Tools has solved the problem now with options for nearly every M18 FUEL cordless circular saw configuration, with the addition of the much anticipated M18 FUEL Rear-Handle 7-1/4″ Circular Saw 2830-21HD($449) which has the blade on the left and mimics the design, power & feel of popular worm-drive corded saws.
When Milwaukee announced they were launching a storage system a few years ago most people, even Red Fans were somewhat skeptical. Once launched however PACKOUT has been nothing short of a runaway freight train in terms of popularity, the biggest issue is they just can’t get the products made fast enough or expand the line quickly enough to satisfy it growing fan base! There are a lot of dedicated micro-sites popping up, Packout design hacks and lots of 3D Print files shared on Thingiverse if you’ve got access to a 3D printer. No surprise the Packout rotation was a big hit at this year’s New Product Symposium NPS19 although of course not as many new products in Packout as everyone was hoping for. Pre-Sale for NPS19 tools & accessories are up at Ohio Power Tool with more being added as they come in. Continue reading →
Continuing our coverage of Milwaukee’s 2019 NPS let’s look at the expanded line of PPE safety gear including new hard hats, safety glasses, high visibility safety vests, respirators, hearing protection, more tool lanyards, and cut resistant glove expansion. Check out our videos from the NPS and information below.
Milwaukee has completely outdone themselves at NPS 2019. There is just a laundry list of teasers with items coming out from now into 2020. We are going to kick off our coverage with some long-awaited nail gun announcements, Pre-sale going on NOW at Ohio Power Tool.
The next generation of concrete cutting chains are here. ICS didn’t stop at revolutionizing concrete chain saws—here comes the revolution of diamond chains. 25+ years of development and honing their craft, by the people who invented the technology, ICS Diamond Tools and Equipment have outdone themselves with their FORCE4 Cross-LINK Series coming June 7th in limited quantities, so make sure you get yours—Pre-order Here
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