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John Peachey

Writer / Teacher / DIY Enthusiast

John Peachey is a 33-year veteran teacher with a Masters Degree in Instructional Technology. John is passionate about technology and is a big fan of Apple hardware and other techie gadgets. As a homeowner, John enjoys spending time in his workshop and in his yard getting his hands dirty completing DIY projects. For ten years, John was the general manager of a local swimming and sailing club, responsible for overseeing and maintaining the extensive facilities. In his free time, John enjoys outdoor activities, especially golf, fishing, boating, and biking. John’s love of the outdoors provides him with the time and opportunity to field test and review knives, multi-tools, flashlights, yard tools, and other handy devices. In addition, supporting teachers, students, and friends with technology for more than 30 years has provided him with the experience to advise, evaluate, and integrate technology products into a user’s daily life. Here at A Concord Carpenter, John enjoys reviewing all of these products.

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Ryobi USB Lithium LED Flip Light

By John Peachey

Ryobi USB Lithium LED Flip Light Kit (FVL52K) What do I like about the Ryobi USB Lithium LED Flip Light Kit?  So far, I have liked everything about this LED Flip Light!  Even my wife loves this Ryobi LED Flip Light, and she is often critical of the number of LED lights that I own.…

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Ryobi USB Lithium LED Compact Area Light

By John Peachey

Ryobi USB Lithium LED Compact Area Light Kit (FVL59K) During the spring, summer, and fall months, I enjoy spending evenings on my patio relaxing with a book, or spending time with family and friends.  When darkness descends, we light several candles or turn on our string lights.   Now that I own the Ryobi USB Lithium…

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Ryobi USB Lithium Compact LED Flashlight

By John Peachey

Ryobi USB Lithium Compact LED Flashlight (FVL51K) I have many flashlights in my home, my office, my car, my wife’s car, my son’s car, etc.  I even have a small flashlight hanging from my key ring.  If you are also a flashlight enthusiast, then the new Ryobi USB Lithium Compact LED Flashlight will appeal to…

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Greenworks 24V Cordless Stick Vacuum

By John Peachey

Greenworks 24V Cordless Battery White Stick Vacuum w/ 4.0 Ah USB-C Battery & Charger If you own a home, you probably own at least one vacuum, maybe even more than one. Dirt, dust, pet hair, food crumbs, and other debris cover our rugs, our couches, and our hardwood flooring, necessitating a high-quality vacuum to keep…

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Ryobi ONE+ 18V 8A Rapid Charger

By John Peachey

Ryobi ONE+ 18V 8A Rapid Charger (PCG008) If you have invested in the Ryobi ONE+ 18V extensive platform of tools, then you no doubt have multiple 18V batteries and just as many chargers. I love using my Ryobi battery-operated tools due to their convenience and utility. However, once a battery is extinguished, it takes a…

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Ryobi 3 Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum Review

By John Peachey

Ryobi 18V ONE+ LINK™ 3 Gallon Wet/Dry Vacuum (#PCL734K) If you own a car and a house, you probably also own—or want to own–a wet/dry vacuum, too.  A wet/dry vacuum is almost a prerequisite tool to have in your home to clean up the heavy-duty messes that a typical household vacuum is no match for. …

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Ryobi 18V ONE+ 24 Quart Hybrid Power Cooler

By John Peachey

Ryobi 18V ONE+ 24 Quart Hybrid Power Cooler Summer is the time for outdoor barbecues with friends and family.  Where would such an event be without a cooler filled with ice and your favorite drinks?  Just when you thought you needed to make a trip to your local store for 10 more pounds of ice,…

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Ryobi ONE+ 18V HP SWIFTClean Mid-Size Spot Cleaner

By John Peachey

Ryobi ONE+ 18V HP SWIFTClean Mid-Size Spot Cleaner If you own a car with cloth upholstery, there is a good chance you have stains on that upholstery.  If you own a house with rugs, there is an excellent chance you have stains on those rugs, especially if you also have pets or children!  Dirt and…

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