RIDGID 14 Gallon HEPA Wet Dry Vac Review

By Phil Benevides

RIDGID Delivers an Economical HEPA Vac for Contractors As a carpenter who cares about the homes I work on, the need for a HEPA Vac is more than just about meeting new EPA requirements surrounding Renovation, Repair, and Painting Program (RRP) it’s about keeping your clients home’s clean and livable during a renovation. From cutting…

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Milwaukee M18 FUEL 5 Inch Grinder 2780-21

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee M18 FUEL 5 Inch Grinder 2780-21 Review We recently took the Milwaukee M18 FUEL 5 Inch Grinder 2780-21 to the job-site to test and review – here is our thoughts: Initial Impression Milwaukee recently gave me a chance to try out their M18 FUEL™ 4-1/2″ / 5″ Grinder, Paddle Switch No-Lock Kit 2780-21. This…

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Milwaukee M12 HAMMERVAC Universal Dust Extractor

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee M12™ HAMMERVAC™ Universal Dust Extractor Kit 2306-22 Review We recently had the opportunity to bring the Milwaukee M12 HAMMERVAC Universal Dust Extractor 2306-22 to the job-site to  review and test out.  Here’s what we think: Dust Extraction on the Job-site Tool companies are trying more and more to bring easier-to-use and more effective dust…

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Milwaukee M18 Cordless Multi-Tool Kit 2626-22CT

By Robert Robillard

Milwaukee M18 Cordless LITHIUM-ION Multi-Tool Kit Review   Cordless is a good way to go The Milwaukee M18 Cordless Multi-Tool Kit 2626-22CT A solid alternative to the cord for a tool that usually sees light use. The multi-tool is an incredibly versatile and useful tool. But it also rarely sees prolonged use. Making it an…

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DEWALT 4 in 1 Multi Tacker

By Robert Robillard

DEWALT Stapler Review  DWHTTR410 The folks at DEWALT recently released two new manual tackers – models DWHTTR130LH and DWHTTR410.    We took a look at the later. We’ll refer to the DWHTTR410  as the DEWALT 4 in 1 Multi Tacker because that is what it is   “four tools in one.” First Impression: Most staple guns that…

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DEWALT 12 oz Mig Weld Hammer DWHT51135

By Robert Robillard

DEWALT Mig Weld Hammer Review The folks at DEWALT recently redesigned their mig weld hammer line.   We took a look at the DEWALT 12 oz Mig Weld Hammer DWHT51135. I’ve been using the 15 ounce framing hammer for over a year now and love it. First Impression: It’s really hard to believe that this lightweight…

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Bosch Heated Jacket PSJ120

By Robert Robillard

Bosch PSJ120 12-Volt Heated Jacket Heated Jackets have slowly started showing up on the job-site as a  solution for the cold weather job-site wear.  I’ve been seeing them elsewhere too; on hunters, walkers, sports fans and regular people just walking about town. We recently took a look at three brands of heated jackets.  This article…

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FEIN Multi-Mount Blades

By Robert Robillard

FEIN Multi-Purpose Oscillating Blades FEIN was the first and continues to be the benchmark in oscillating tools.   Recently they came out with a new series of blades called FEIN Multi-Mount Blades. First Impression: I’ve been using FEIN blades for a long time and only recently started using another brand because of fit and price. The…

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