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Ridgid StrapLock Pipe Handle

24th August 2016   |  Pro Tool Reviews

Plumbing small diameter pipe can be challenging enough and the challenge only grows with a pipe’s diameter. Ridgid has introduced the StrapLock Pipe Handle as a solution for hard-to-grip large pipe. The Ridgid StrapLock functions as an extra pair of strong hands for 3 to 8 inch diameters. It’s designed to perform in all conditions – wet, cold, […]... READ MORE

Klein Tools 2016 Electrician of the Year Regional Winners

24th August 2016   |  Pro Tool Reviews

Klein Tools already makes award winning tools. Now they’re also in the middle of its 2016 Electrician of the Year awards and has chosen six regional winners. Finalists were chosen based on demonstrating professional achievement, safety excellence, and community dedication. The grand prize winner will be chosen on October 8th and will receive $2,500... READ MORE

Kobalt 24V Brushless Drill Review

24th August 2016   |  Pro Tool Reviews

At one time, brushless drills were typically reserved for top tier product lines. Milwaukee, Makita, and DeWalt all have a line of brushed and brushless tools. With most companies, their premium products include brushless models. As prices have come down, and manufacturing processes improved, brushless is much more mainstream. The new $149 Kobalt 2... READ MORE

Milwaukee Radius Light Review

24th August 2016   |  Tools In Action - Power Tools...

Tool in Action When it comes to lighting in the power tool world, no one comes close to Milwaukee and their large line up lighting products.  A couple years back, Milwaukee saw a huge gap in lighting and decided to jump on board and create some lighting solutions that work great for the contractor.  As time has passed, […] The post Milwaukee Radius... READ MORE

8 Common Lighting Mistakes Almost Everyone Makes

24th August 2016   |  Bob Vila : Trusted Home...

A light is a light, right? Well, not quite. The truth is that when it comes to residential lighting, many homeowners mistakenly believe that any light will do the same job. Perhaps they choose the wrong fixture: overhead lighting, pendant lights, wall sconces, or lamps work only when used in the right context. Or maybe they ignore the impact lighti... READ MORE

Bosch 12V EC Brushless Impacts PS42 & PS82

24th August 2016   |

While most pro tool brands are pushing for bigger and more powerful tools, Bosch is looking to deliver smaller more compact tools but maintain the power that pros need. We recently looked at the 18V Compact Tough Drills overhaul with similar shrinking profile. These new 12V EC Brushless impacts are a great example with 975 in lbs on the ¼” driver,... READ MORE

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