Author Archives: Nick Gohring

GEARWRENCH Introduces Customizable Mobile Work Station

To solve a problem, sometimes you need to think outside the box. In this case, premier hand tool brand Gearwrench actually went and built a better box. The Gearwrench 83169 42″ Mobile Work Station arrived at Ohio Power Tool recently and it’s a well built box with a load of features. Not to mention, the Black & Orange finish is awesome!  (more…)

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Inside Look | Milwaukee M18 GEN 3 Impact Driver vs GEN 2 Impact Driver

We took an INSIDE LOOK at Milwaukee’s GEN3 1/4” Hex Impact Driver 2804-22. This latest addition to the M18 Fuel lineup is only 4 and a half inches in length and boasts 2,000 inch pounds of torque (which is a 200-inch-pound increase-in-power over the previous GEN2 model from 2017). So here’s a look at Gen 2 vs Gen 3 and see what has improved in a year, in terms of Milwaukee’s engineering, design, and performance.  (more…)

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Power Tool Week In Review Ep122 | News on Makita, Ryobi, Bosch, Craftsman, Mafell, Echo + Giveaways!

Red Beard & The Den of Tools tells the origin story of DeWalt, Mark Thomas puts a circular saw on a long stick, Bosch is giving away 2,000 Impacts and we’re giving away a Milwaukee Gen 3 Hammer Drill! View this and more on YOUR Power Tool Week In Review, Episode 122.

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Milwaukee Tool | M18 Fuel 3-in-1 Backpack Vac

Our feed’s are filled with kids all suited up with backpacks, going back to school. I figured now is good time to show off Milwaukee’s backpacks too! The Milwaukee Tool M18 FUEL 3-in-1 Backpack Vacuum (bare tool) is shipping in a couple weeks (September 1st) and is available for pre order at Ohio Power Tool for only $299!  (more…)

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Bosch Launches A FREAK’N Contest!

Bosch is announcing the biggest contest in Bosch history. Starting August 21st (today), they plan on giving away 2,000 of their 18V Socket-Ready Impact Drivers (IDH182) coupled with a CORE18V 6.3 Ah battery. This is their latest battery platform – more powerful than ever, and backwards compatible on all their 18V lithium ion tools. “The Freak,” is the new name for this unique ½ socket and ½ driver – a two-in-one impactor that can do it all!

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Power Tool Week In Review Ep121 | Craftsman’s New Tool Launch, Southwire Expands Again

It’s Craftsman Launch Week as Stanley Black & Decker stays busy filling the market with new tools and Southwire grows its business again as Milwaukee continues to roll out products from NPS18. View this and more on YOUR Power Tool Week In Review, Episode 121. (It’s the 21st episode, our show can legally drink!)

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Southwire’s Patented SIMpull Flange (SF-01)

The Southwire SIMpull Flange is a heavy duty solution to haul those big wooden reels around the jobsite and safely allows one person to turn a wooden reel up to 34 in. and 2000 lbs. The Self-Contained Chocks eliminate the need for heavy duty jacks too. All you need is a drill and you’re all set to pull!  (more…)

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Milwaukee Tools | Lineman Utility Hand Tools & Storage Solutions

We’re STILL sorting through all of the content we’ve obtained from NPS18! The presentation above is an overview of  New lineman tools, Lineman’s Pliers, Hawk Bill Knives, Cutters, Utility Bucket Storage, Tool Bags and other Storage Solutions specifically geared towards Linesman.
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Power Tool Week In Review Ep120 | Makita Gets Smaller, Ryobi Gets PEX, & Milwaukee Gets A Gun

It’s our 20th episode and going strong! This week, RR Builders reviews the M18 Super Sawzall, we take a look at a Milwaukee custom pistol and ToolCrave shows off an historic Hammer Drill! View this and more on YOUR Power Tool Week In Review, Episode 120.

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Milwaukee Tool M12 FUEL 3″ Compact Cut Off Tool | Cut Through Metal, Tile, Drywall and Cement!

I’ve been patiently waiting since NPS18 to get my hands on this. I’m the guy that uses a Grinder to cut everything. I rarely use a Grinder for what it’s intended for, which is, well, grinding. This 3″ Cut Off Tool from Milwaukee is a perfect addition to my toolbox. It’s compact design and rubber gripped handle make for perfect one-hand operation.  (more…)

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