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DeWalt Cordless 1/2″ Drill

DeWalt Cordless 1/2″ Drill Variable Speed Manufacturer:  DeWalt Model:  DC759 Battery:  18V RPMs:  0-450 & 0-1,500 Cost:  $250 The DC759 was for a long time the most used tool in my arsenal of weapons of mass construction.  It was the first cordless drill I bought and I have not “switched”.  However, the one I currently […]

Posted June 12, 2014 by admin in Tool Reviews

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Black & Decker Oscillating Multi-tool

Black & Decker Oscillating Multi-tool Manufacturer:  Black & Decker Model:  BD200MT Amperage: 2 OPM: 20,000 Cost:  $90   I cannot say enough about Oscillating Multi-tools (OMTs).  OMTs are a relatively new type of tool on the home improvement market and are fast becoming the most purchased tools after the cordless drill.  These tools do just […]

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DeWalt DW317 Jigsaw

DeWalt Jigsaw Manufacturer:  DeWalt Model:  DW317 Amperage: 5.5 SPMs:  3,100 Cost:  $120 I perform a lot of scroll type sawing on jobs, especially when doing finish carpentry.  Needing a “beefy” jigsaw was a must.  Over the years I probably owned a half dozen jigsaws but really never found one that satisfied me.  There are your Skills, Black & […]

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DeWalt Circular Saw

DeWalt Circular Saw – 7.25 inch Manufacturer:  DeWalt Model:  DW364 Amperage:  15 RPMs:  5,800 Cost:  $176 This is the fourth circular saw that I have had since 2004.  However, the first three saws gave up the ghost in the first year.  The first saw was a 15 year old Skill saw that had only occasional use.  When […]

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Tool Reviews

Often when I show up on a jobsite, the customer is more interested in the tools I have in my truck than in anything else.  People just seem to have a fascination with them. When making home repairs and remodeling, you must have the right tools for the job.  Here you will find my personal and […]

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