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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Dust Extractor Testing – Tool Box Buzz, Pro Tool Reviews, Coptool

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Towards the end of last year when the OSHA silica rules were going into effect we were getting lots of questions about dust extractors specific to Silica, how they are each viewed under OSHA’s Table 1 standards and of course how each performed head to head. At the time there were no head-to-heads out there on these vacs so the Coptool Team got on the case to put together a basic Vacuum Head-to-Head to help users gain more information.

Since our video first aired several manufacturers have made updates to their products with lower prices and/or included HEPA filters which is awesome news for everyone! Also two of our tool reviewing hero’s Pro Tool Reviews and Tool Box Buzz jumped on the case to do their own vacuum comparisons, with some great testing rigs and pointed out some additional information that we might have glossed over. We really think both of these groups do top notch tool test, Clint’s team at Pro Tool Review is always very detailed and Rob’s Crew are mostly professional contractors with some great insights.  Continue reading

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Makita 12″ Dual‑Bevel Sliding Miter Saw LS1219L

We are about a month away from Makita releasing a bigger 12″ version of their already successful 10″ Compound Saw LS1019L ($549) with the front facing slide rails. The Makita 12” Dual-Bevel Sliding Compound Miter Saw with Laser LS1219L ($599) combines capacity, accuracy and efficient dust extraction in a more compact size. Just like the 10″ model, it offers a unique 2-Steel Rail Sliding System that reduces the footprint for an against the shop wall, flush operation.  Continue reading

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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!  Continue reading

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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.  Continue reading

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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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Honda EU2200i Generator – More Power, Still Whisper Quiet

Let’s face it, Honda is one of the most dominate engine manufacturers. A prime example of this is their generator line and the EU inverter series is no exception. They’ve recently update the EU2000 model to the new EU2200i Generator and the upgrades are impressive.  Continue reading

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