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  1. 8 points
    Soooooo pretty! Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk
  2. 7 points
    Scored myself the dewalt 20v framing nailer today got it for $150 funny thing is I own 25 20v tools and this is my only hard case lol Sent from my Nexus 6 using Tapatalk
  3. 7 points
    Hi ..... browsing the web again; I found some new cordless tools 18V / 20V max* from STANLEY cordless tools we have all been waiting for for Dewalt (as you all know part of the STANLEY / Black&Decker family) to release so runtime with 18V seems not to be an issue ! any rumors for Dewalt to release similar ? a) Stanley FatMax® FMCW220B-XJ Stanley FatMax® FMCW210B-XJ
  4. 6 points
    What are the chances customer tipped me $150 today, stopped at HD on the way home and they had the new m12 drill/impact combo kit. Had a gift card for $62, plus military discount, I paid $4 bucks. Good day lol
  5. 6 points
    Outstanding quality. Now to save up some cash for the 250mm/10" version.
  6. 6 points
    Two German made NWS cutters for less than $3 total...yes please! [mention=51872]BMack37[/mention] Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk
  7. 6 points
    Gearwrench gift from Sears. Finally got all the PH2s together for an updated size comparison shot:
  8. 5 points
    First impressions of the subcompact Reciprocating Saw and Rotary Hammer. I picked up these guys because I keep going back to the smaller platform. The subcompact drill and impact are perfect for my day-to-day service stuff. I decided to look at the subcompact Rotary Hammer because it seemed perfect for putting up cabinets and running pipe. This thing is tiny. Comically tiny. The design is unreal for such a small tool. The motor/Hammer completely isolated from the handle. The vibration is so minimal. It fits perfectly in the hand is almost perfectly balanced. If you want a little beast for light applications, don’t hesitate. I was about to leave when I spotted the subcompact recip saw. Holy.Sh!t. This little thing is beast. Heavy duty, ergonomic and built to take a beating. If feels like a quality tool. It’s solid. It’s balanced. It absolutely crushed the M12 Fuel. (To be fair, it is 18V and slightly bigger) It is fast and has a longer stroke length than other compact recips and the regular compact 18V Makita recip I already own. Suffice to say, I walked out with both tools and don’t regret it. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  9. 5 points
    Officially embraced yet another battery platform, courtesy of our friendly neighborhood Festool junkie.
  10. 5 points
    after losing my entire m12 fuel collection, 8 tools, 12 batteries, 5 lights, 4 chargers, two tool boxes, driving home recently late one night in upstate ny, on some very bumpy roads, and not knowing some 50 miles later after i got home, i find myself buying what i already had. with help from the tool guy at my local home depot and milwaukee sales rep. who got permission from his boss to donate a double pack of xc batteries, which i thought was really cool, im slowly rebuilding. take it from me, make sure your TAIL GATE IS LOCKED
  11. 5 points
    When you buy more juice. Wallet is as empty as Hillary’s EMAIL INBOX Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  12. 5 points
    Torques any higher than this really are moving into impact wrench territory. Torture tests where people try to see if these can remove the tires off a semi may get lots of clicks but all that stuff is moving out of the realm of what these things are actually supposed to be used for. Sure in a pinch it’s nice to know if you can. Otherwise if you need impact wrench torque...buy an impact wrench.
  13. 5 points
    New Metabo vacuum. Dont know much about it yet Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  14. 5 points
    Dewalt new charger. Will charge 12v, 20v and Flexvolt batteries. All in 90 minutes. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  15. 4 points
    I really like how one battery spans three levels of size/performance. Subcompact, Regular and 18x2, smart. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  16. 4 points
    I couldn’t say no... Damn they are sweet. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  17. 4 points
    Got some new info on this. Comes out in April and will retail for $199. Also has some kind of feature for heavier batteries when they are attached and you are carrying the charger like a "briefcase"
  18. 4 points
    Boys own one drill. Men own several.
  19. 4 points
    Bosch ps22 12V brushless hex driver (already had the Makita).
  20. 4 points
    Picked this up for a few euros at a bargain bin, most likely old Christmas stock. Iv been using Irwin bits for a few months now and while there not the best it does the job for now.
  21. 4 points
    Spot on. Thats why I think Makita are staying around the 170+NM mark when it comes to impact drivers and just improving the driver for what it is, anything over 200nm you might as well get an impact wrench. What I would love to see is more R&D put into making oil/pulse/surge impacts more powerful while remaining easy on the ears.
  22. 4 points
    Needed extra juice! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  23. 4 points
  24. 3 points
    I had the corded version of the Dewalt and genuinely hated the slides. They are rough and bind when doing steep bevels. A lot of people dont have an issue with them though, but I would check them out first. Otherwise its a great, if somewhat basic old school miter saw. Never tried the Makita, but I do eye it every time Im in Home Depot. Its certainly a gorgeous machine. I'd buy it if I didnt already have a Kapex and a GCM12, and a M18 2734. Well I'd still buy it if was up to me actually, but my wife would kill me.
  25. 3 points
    @marsh942 Steven....you planning on using it as a shop tool? As far as I can tell, the Makita closely mimics my Kapex in footprint and a lot of common designs. That’s great for butting the machine up against a wall and saving floor space, trenching, dust collection etc.... The Dewalt on the other hand comes with a power cord. In the event the batteries are being used elsewhere or run out of charge. Dewalt machine is based on their own tried and true designs. I don’t think you could go wrong with either one. I was really tempted to by the Makita as a second miter.....because you know....I NEED A SECOND MITER SAW.....at least that’s what I tell myself. I totally get the brand loyalty, especially when it comes to battery compatibilty. I will say I run Dewalt and Makita cordless tools in my shop alongside my mostly Festool cordless tools and the whole Flexvolt whining crap about the 20v batteries not running the 60v tools is garbage. They don’t but being able to slap a 60v on my framing nailer makes my outdoor projects go a lot smoother. And my 5.0s run my cordless finish nailer and impact gun for plenty of time. Right now my Makita lineup is shrinking, I love my Makita tools but my selection has gotten down to a cordless chainsaw, sander, recip, impact and grinder. All useful to me. My Dewalt tools lineup has slowly been increased to include a couple of cordless nailers, impact, hammer drill, OPE, grinder and the circular saw. All useful to me. Then I’ve felt a M12 hoodie, and even some Bosch 12v stuff, a vacuum, two flashlights and two jackets, one for my Wife and the other for me. My charging station still has a bunch of different chargers. Drives me nuts but alas, each manufacturer offers great tools. Heck I’m thinking about buying that Ryobi 18v pump. Thing works on two power sources and I can drain my pool cover.
  26. 3 points
    Exactly. Bashing your competition usually drives interest in it! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  27. 3 points
    Pretty much all my HDs are close to a Lowe's and none of them are pulling this...this is just one GM that is trying to drive sales and for some reason thinks it's a good idea to inform his customers that Kobalt has a new(ish) power tool line.
  28. 3 points
    Well I mean if you consider 2 many years ago. I've owned an 887. Not noticeably better than the td170 was in actual use. All the flagship impacts are basically the same.
  29. 3 points
    If only they'd bring out some quality battery nail guns
  30. 3 points
    Decidedly, I went to Lowe’s today and ended up getting a Wood magazine with an awesome quick and dirty build plan for a compact solid bench. I ended up getting some kd fir 2x8s and got them stacked downstairs tonight. Looks like I’ll finally have a bench in the shop while those beams I bought last year wait till spring for me to make my English bench. I figured this would kill two birds with one stone...get a bench in the shop so I can get back into action and allow me in my current condition to lift these things 👍😇🙏 Hopefully tomorrow I’ll have the top assembled as well as the matching lower portion. Maybe a bench sometime Monday?
  31. 3 points
    Nice job Bro.! I got approved to start slowly lifting things from Mass General on the first of February and am hoping I can at least start next week! I got back to work on the 1st of March so am hoping to be able to lift some of those timbers I have , down into the Basement shop 👍🙏
  32. 3 points
    Since I finally finished mine a while ago. Maybe@Chrisk can finally get his done in the near future [emoji16] Sent from my Pixel XL using Tapatalk
  33. 3 points
    I have enjoyed you site for a while now and finally registered. I always check out Eric & Dan as my "go to" source for YouTube tool reviews.
  34. 3 points
    OOH, I have another item to add. I love the Magswitch magnetic featherboard. I use it all of the time because it is easy to use and very quick to adjust.
  35. 3 points
    I picked this up at my HD. Werner 13 foot multi position ladder.
  36. 3 points
    So got some great things in the mail today. Also some great news from the AWESOME neurosurgeons at Mass General. I am clear for work, my GP has me still at home with some light duty to follow shortly, but I can pick up my beautiful son finally and start increasing my excercise. Great news because I am going to be putting these gorgeous new tools to use right away. I got two sets of new card scrapers from Lie Nielsen, curved and straight, a burnisher from LN and two GORGEOUS chisels from Blue Spruce Toolworks. This will be a two part order, I ordered a Bench and a Butt edge chisel from Blue Spruce and then next one coming in will be a Dovetail chisel. From LN I have the sharpening jig on the way.also, not pictured is my new PDC from Festool, I’ll post some soon.
  37. 3 points
    I sometimes wonder if they just have multiple teams of people who all just want to do impact drivers so they just have them competing against each other then put them all out on the market just cuz.
  38. 3 points
    And don’t forget that PMV11 is great and my Veritas 4-1/2 has it but A2 has its strengths too.
  39. 3 points
  40. 3 points
  41. 3 points
    I didn't buy this but I got it free in the mail. Seems like a cool knife.
  42. 3 points
    Dude. I thought I had a problem. ive got a number for a great shrink if you’re interested 😬 Seriously though, what you did separates the real men from the non TIA men.
  43. 3 points
    Spacing them out was a b*tch, I had to use double sided tape for several of them because of the logo location.
  44. 3 points
    That's one thing people forget car's are wayy safer now
  45. 3 points
    the makita saw is a beast. ! Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk Pro
  46. 3 points
    The new Bosch ldm. Mimics the hilti pdc but less expensive. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  47. 3 points
  48. 3 points
    The new Dewalt rotary laser which is Bluetooth. Some cool features but one cool feature is the ability to set the degree from your phone. Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  49. 3 points
    The new Dewalt Flexvolt rotary hammer. Nice to see the battery getting some more tools and support behind it. Loving the bigger tools going cordless Sent from my iPhone using Tapatalk
  50. 3 points
    Crazy deal today on the DCL070 - $149! https://www.homedepot.com/p/DEWALT-Large-Area-Jobsite-Light-DCL070/207164986
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