Klein Tools | Drivers, Strippers & More

Klein Tools was productive, launching four new products recently.  Expanding upon the concept of multi-bit screwdrivers, Klein has come up with the 7-in-1 Nut Driver.  Utilizing spring coils and rare earth magnets, this tool makes changing nuts and bolts a synch. Their Electricians multi-tool features a small knife, Philips and flat-head screwdrivers, and a wire stripper.  Not sure how useful a splinter remover is, but it stores neatly in the aluminum handle.  Continue reading

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Metabo | Cordless Blind Rivet Gun BNP 18 LTX BL

As you can tell from the video above, this Rivet Gun means business! The Metabo Cordless Blind Rivet Gun is for extremely fast riveting, comparable to pneumatic machines. If you’re already a Metabo 18v cordless collector, it’s compatible with all Metabo 18v battery packsContinue reading

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Power Tool Week In Review Ep118 | Milwaukee Gets Tested, Ridgid Wins & Ryobi Changes Color

This week, we trade in our tape measures for some new tech and John Malecki gives a watermelon a beating with a legendary hammer. View this and more on YOUR Power Tool Week In Review, Episode 118.

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Ingersoll Rand W7152 IQv20 ½” Impact 1500 ft-lbs.

W7152 IR IMpact

Clearly Ingersoll Rand has a focus on mechanics, being the name brand in air tools for many years we were not surprised when their first cordless impact W7150 hit the market years ago it was truly innovative. Even years later when we compared high torque impacts (see post here) it held its own pro cordless brands with Milwaukee, Makita, Dewalt and others. With a narrow focus on mechanics IR wants to be the leaders in Impact wrenches, Air Tools or Cordless so we were not surprised they would come out with the new W7152 which promises best in class 1500 ft-lbs Nut Busting torque.

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Power Tool Week In Review Ep. 117 | Bosch Gets Thinner, Dewalt Rebounds, & Milwaukee Makes An Impact

Bosch fits in with all the other thin batteries, @ToolHoarder shows off the Milwaukee collection and I’ve been pronouncing routers wrong for years! View all this and more on YOUR Power Tool Week In Review, Episode 117.

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Milwaukee M18 Gen 3 1/4″ Impact & Hammer Drill | Available now!

I walked into the office this morning and noticed a big pallet of the new Milwaukee Gen 3 Hammer and 1/4″ Impacts 2853-22CT. We wanted to take a quick look at all the GEN 3 drills and impacts as well as the handful of new M18 Combo Kits which now include these 3, 5, 7 piece kits!  Continue reading

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GOT COLD BEER? Milwaukee VS Klein Jobsite Cooler Head 2 Head Shootout

Scott cracks a few (or more) open to see which cooler is the coolest! So, we throw a six pack in the Milwaukee Jobsite Soft-Side Cooler 48-22-8250 and the Klein Jobsite Soft-Sided Cooler 55601, wait 12 hours and let the testing commence.  Continue reading

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Worth The Money? Southwire LED 100′ Jobsite String Lights 7165SW

We are taking a long, illuminating look at the new Southwire LED String Lights, designed specifically for job sites. Southwire sent us a 100 foot set and asked us to let the world know what we think.  Continue reading

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Power Tool Week In Review Ep. 116 | Dewalt Takes A Beating, Ridgid Reviews, More Head 2 Heads & News

Dewalt takes a beating and Ridgid brings the Bass, PTR nails their shootout and Ingersoll Rand spoils their own surprise. It’s Friday the 13th! View all this and more on YOUR Power Tool Week In Review, Episode 116.

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Metabo 5” Tuck-Point Angle Grinder W12-125HD & ASR 35 ACP HEPA Vacuum

Another overview with Josh from the Metabo truck. This time he gives us a brief over view of the Metabo 5″ W12-25HD Tuck Pointing Angle Grinder (600408690) and 35 ACP HEPA All-Purpose Vac (US602057800)Continue reading

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