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How To Get the Best Contractor Klein Heavy-Duty Wire Strippers I've lost count of the number of wire strippers I've used in my career. If you've ever done any new or remodel residential wiring, you know you often need two wire tools to accomplish most tasks. They are: wire strippers linesman's pliers The linesman's pliers […]

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Paslode Framing Air Nail Gun The first air nail gun I even owned was a framing nailer. I bought it in the late 1970s. It was gray and one would think it had a lead skin it was so heavy. What a dream it was to pick up this Paslode F-350P out of the box […]

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Werner Compact Ladder Over the past year or so the new trend in step ladders is to make them slim and light. This is my second review of a ladder like this. About a year ago I looked at the Gorilla slim ladders. I've owned Werner ladders for years and never had any issues. The […]

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Senco F-15 Finish Nailer 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 […]

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STIHL Electric Chain Saw Review 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 […]

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Coast HP8R LED Flashlight 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 […]

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Gladiator Mobile Workstation 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 […]

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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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Coast FDX302 Knife 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. […]

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 Troy Bilt 3 Stage Snowblower Review 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 […]

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