Ryobi ONE+ Stick Vacuum P7181

By Robert Robillard

Ryobi ONE+ Stick Vacuum P7181 Review I remember as a kid, my aunt had a carpet sweeper, which was the cordless vacuum back in that day. A carpet sweeper typically consists of a small box with internal brush rollers and brushes. When pushed along a floor the rollers turn and force the brushes to rotate,…

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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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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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RYOBI 7¼-inch Compound Miter Saw

By ralph mroz

RYOBI 7¼-inch Compound Miter Saw Every pro carpenter needs a miter saw, of course, and every DIYer will sooner or later want one.  But as Rob points out, we don’t always need a big miter saw – that is, something in the 10+-inch category.  For most interior trim work and much shop work, a compact…

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Ryobi PAD01B Bluetooth Speaker

By John Peachey

Ryobi 18V One+ Speaker with  PAD01B Review While I would not call myself an “audiophile”, I love to listen to music and I do so all the time.  I have owned numerous Bluetooth speakers to enjoy my favorite music on.  I have recently been using the Ryobi 18V One+ Speaker with Bluetooth Wireless Technology (PAD01B)…

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RYOBI 1800 PSI/1.2 GPM compact power washer

By ralph mroz

RYOBI 1800 PSI/1.2 GPM Electric Pressure Washer At over eight pounds per gallon, moving water is a very effective energy transfer medium, which is why something like the RYOBI 1800 PSI/1.2 GPM compact pressure washer is so effective.  Water was the first power source for industry, and still today powers much of the electricity produced.…

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RYOBI Benchtop Disc/Belt Sander and ½-inch x 18-inch Cordless Belt Sander

By ralph mroz

RYOBI Benchtop Disc/Belt Sander The RYOBI Benchtop Disc/Belt Sander is a valuable addition to any shop or jobsite.  Tools, both hand tools and power tools, can be divided into two classes depending on their relationship to the workpiece.  Hand-held tools: all hand tools, circular saws, electric drills, and so on, are held by the operator…

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RYOBI Nine-Inch Band Saw

By ralph mroz

RYOBI 9” Benchtop Band Saw Review  The RYOBI Nine-Inch Benchtop Band Saw for Those Time When You Can’t Stick to the Straight and Narrow It’s safe to say that most of the wood cutting that most carpenters do is along straight lines with a circular, miter, track or even recip saw.  But life’s not all…

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