Author Archives: Nick Gohring

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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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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RIDGID MEGAPRESS XL Booster for RP340 – Viega Steel Pipe Fittings Up to 4″

If you’re connecting black steel pipe, especially big ol’ 4″ pipe, you really need to take a look at the Ridgid Megapress XL.The Viega Megapress XL now attaches to the Ridgid RP340 to press connections on black steel from 2-1/2″, 3″ and all the way up to 4 inches!  (more…)

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Ultimate Productivity K09-SYNCRO Crimping Tool

The Greenlee K09-SYNCRO is a lighter, more ergonomic, and simplified mechanical crimper that provides a solution to eliminate misalignment of dies. Productivity in mind, you can rotate dies simultaneously one handed. The dies are built into the crimper so no need to worry about any loose pieces. Also, the dies have a 10,000 crimp cycle life span and are phosphated, polished, and tempered for increased durability and corrosion resistance.  (more…)

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Milwaukee 24″ MLCON24, 48″ MLCON48 and 72″ MLCON72 REDSTICK Concrete Levels

Add more red in the shop/garage. Milwaukee is launching a new line of REDSTICK Box Levels this April. This isn’t just any ordinary level, it’s the world’s first, all-in-one concrete level. Now you can screed, level and finish with one, multi-functional solution.

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Honeywell Gas Detectors BWC4-B-N and BWC4-Y-N. It’s On.

Despite my doodle, gas leaks are very serious. Some of you deal with them on a daily basis and you take every precaution to protect yourself against them. Today I wanted to look into the Honeywell Multi-Gas Detectors. No charging, no maintenance, and no hassle. Just clip it to your belt and get to work, because for two years, you know – “it’s on.”

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Ingersoll Rand 2850MAX Series Impact Wrench, Powered Up. Not Weighed Down

Tackling 18 wheels takes a tool that won’t quit. Introducing the 2850MAX 1” D-handle Impact Wrench engineered to make quick work of big jobs like semi, bus and tractor tires. This tool has been made lighter, pushed harder and worked longer to make sure it can handle repeated demands without sacrificing power. Every time you need extreme torque, this lightweight boss can get the job done.

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