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I've driven hundreds of thousands of nails with many different nail guns since the late 1970s. This fact should be of great interest to you. Why? That deep experience allows me to give you a pro's opinion about a new tool so you don't waste your money. Here's another fact. You might come across other […]

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I took ownership of a STIHL electric chain saw about three months ago. It's the battery-powered MSA 120 C. Over those ninety days I've used the saw extensively on all sorts of different jobs around my home. To the best of my knowledge, I'm one of a very few tool reviewers that puts a tool […]

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I've had more flashlights than I care to remember. Thirty years ago, I remember the craze swirling around the aluminum Mag flashlights. They were the belle of the ball in the early 1980s as it was introduced in 1979. I owned several and I have to admit, they were a vast improvement over the unreliable flashlights […]

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I'm lucky and get to review new products you might use around your home. Yesterday I had the pleasure to assemble the Gladiator Mobile Workstation. My first impression was one of wonder as I moved the box to open it. It was heavy. Heavy almost always means quality, durability and goodness. What did the folks […]

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Digital Multimeter Usage TIPS Many different multimeters simple to professional Brand counts - get one that has a pedigree Tools that can troubleshoot many common problems Read instructions and work safely CLICK HERE to Get Tim's FREE & FUNNY Newsletter! DEAR TIM: I’m about to buy a digital multimeter to troubleshoot all sorts of electrical […]

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I've lost count of the pocket knives I've had in my lifetime. Years ago I used to marvel at those with the carved and shaped wood handles. Go back sixty years and pocket knives were very basic - a blade, maybe two. In the 1970s, the Swiss Army knife was the rage. As the fad […]

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I had the distinct pleasure to test this Troy-Bilt 3-stage snowblower yesterday, February 10, 2017. The day before central New Hampshire, Boston, and Maine got hammered by a Nor'easter that dumped about 9 or 10 inches of snow at my house. The snow slides off my DaVinci Roofscapes synthetic slate roof like an athlete zooming […]

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I'm almost embarrassed to say how long I've worn work boots, but thinking about it I feel it adds enormous value to this review. Who better to review work boots other than a person who's worn countless pairs for over forty years. I think it's fair to say that I was wearing work boots when I […]

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I had the chance to test the Rubi Diamond Viper 10 Inch Diamond Blade several weeks ago. It performed beyond my expectations. If you've ever used a wet saw to cut ceramic tile, then you know it's not a big deal for most diamond wet-saw blades to cut a standard tile. After all, most ceramic tile is just […]

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What would you say if I told you the first chainsaw I ever used was a STIHL? That might not impress you, but the year might. It was September of 1974, I had just gotten married and was back from my honeymoon. It's now December of 2106 and my bride has never changed the front door […]

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