Author Archives: Nick Gohring

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!  (more…)

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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/ Camera(more…)

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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.  (more…)

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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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The M18 FUEL 7-1/4″ Circular Saw (2732-21HD) 12.0Ah | Cut The Cord (figuratively, please)

I’ll say it up front, and I’m sorry if you don’t agree. A circular saw is meant to be cordless. Milwaukee Tool is pushing to “cut the cord” with the new 12.0 Ah batteries. Available this July for only $399, the M18 7-1/4″ Circ Saw Kit with the POWERSTATE brushless motor provides 5,800RPM and offers up to 750 cuts per charge.  (more…)

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The Never Ending Journey of The Auto Hammer

Michael Young – This young man, motivated by innovation, designed a framing hammer solution that firmly sits between your traditional hammer and nail gun(more…)

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The Next Milwaukee Breakthrough Is Here: The World’s First 18V Table Saw!

I’m really excited about this one. When I was at NPS18 and Milwaukee announced their new M18 Table Saw, I was reaching for my wallet… Seriously, I’ve already pre-ordered mine. (more…)

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OSHA’s Fall Prevention: 2018 Safety Stand Down

As Safety Stand Down Week comes to an end today, let’s take some time to think about fall protection and what we can do to prevent injury or death on the job site. Seriously, take the proper precautions to go home the same way you came in. If you’d like to learn more about Safety Stand Down Week, Jay wrote a nice overview last year here, It’s National Safety Stand Down Week, May 8-12.

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