Gun Safety Guide

By Robert Robillard

Protect Your Children – Gun Safety From Vincent Iannelli, M.D., Most parents are concerned about the safety of their children and do their best to provide them with a safe environment, including using car seats, seat belts, life preservers, bicycle helmets, and gates on stairs, etc. Too many parents forget about gun safety though. Firearms…

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VAULTEK VT20i Gun Vault

By Robert Robillard

If you’re 40 years old or older you grew up in the times of lead paint, asbestos, no seat belts, no bike helmets, and the Three-Stooges for TV entertainment. Back then people stored handguns in nightstands and didn’t think a second more about it. Not anymore, but thanks to biometric safes like the VAULTEK VT20i…

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Craftsman V20 cordless 18 gauge brad nailer

By ralph mroz

Craftsman V20 cordless 18 gauge brad nailer The Craftsman V20 cordless 18 gauge brad nailer is a good representative of what a cordless nailer is all about.  The model we’re looking at here is the CMCN618C1 which is the kit version, coming with the tool, charger, and battery.  It incorporates the features that both the…

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RYOBI 18-volt ONE+ Compact Brushless ½-inch Hammer Drill

By ralph mroz

RYOBI 18-volt ONE+ compact brushless ½-inch hammer drill The RYOBI 18-volt ONE+ compact brushless ½-inch hammer drill we’re looking at here is model PSBHM01.  It’s only 6.7 in. long and compact, providing good access to tight workspaces. RYOBI claims that this compact hammer drill provides up to 2X more runtime than the earlier brushed model…

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Toro 28″ Power Max Snow Blower

By Robert Robillard

Toro 28″ Power Max HD 828 OAE 252cc Electric Start Gas Snow Blower (38838) Review If you live in a region that gets several feet of snow each year and you have a good-sized driveway, then a snow blower might be worth the investment, We recently had the opportunity to put the Toro 28″ Power…

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TORO 60V Cordless Power Shovel Model 39909

By Josh Bordenca

TORO 60V Cordless 12-Inch Power Shovel Review From December to March here in New England we tend to face varying amounts of snowfall.  During these months we spend hours clearly our walkways, driveways, and even paths for our pets.  How we do it can get entertaining, from shovels, snowblowers, and sometimes even leaf blowers.  Electric…

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Irwin Spade and Auger Bits

By ralph mroz

Irwin Spade and Auger Bits If you like tearing big, rough holes in construction materials — and who doesn’t? — then you’ve got your choice of drill bits: spade, auger, self-feed bits, and hole saws…and other less common things to hang off the end of your drill.  For most DIYers bits such as the Irwin…

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RYOBI ONE+ Hybrid Tripod Stand Light

By ralph mroz

RYOBI ONE+ Hybrid Tripod Stand Light I tend not to get new tools unless I run into the need for them.  The RYOBI ONE+ Hybrid Tripod Stand Light is no exception.  I was recently replacing the shower mixing valve in a stand-up shower that had pretty poor lighting.  Now I have plenty of work lights,…

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