Category: Tools

Tools in Action Heading to GIE + Expo

It’s that time of year again where we pack up the truck and head on down to Kentucky for the GIE show.  If you love OPE tools, you will love the GIE show.  Besides a ton of manufacturers inside, they also have an outdoor area where you can test tractors and a lot more equipment.  The show is today and tomorrow, unless you are reading this one day late, then it was yesterday and today.  We will be updating Facebook and Instagram, so stay with us to see what’s going on at the...

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Ventrac 4500Z – The Perfect Tractor

A tractor is like a best friend – always there to help you and never let you down, so buying a tractor is a big decision.  They cost as much as a car and are expected to last nearly a lifetime.  I have spent a few years looking for the perfect tractor for my yard, which is just shy of an acre.  My eyes have been focused on major brands such as John Deere and Kubota.  They both offer great traditional tractors.  Earlier this year, a company called Ventrac reached out to us and invited us to Orrville, Ohio...

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Kobalt 24V Cordless Power Tools

You may remember a while back we were fortunate enough to take a trip to Vegas and learn about the new Kobalt 24V line of power tools.  If you shop at Lowes, you are familiar with Kobalt tools since they are the house brand for Lowes.  I have to admit that when I heard Kobalt was coming out with new tools, I didn’t have high expectations.  Not that Kobalt was bad, it just wasn’t at the top of my list with their older version.  Awhile back they came out with some power tools, but then you never really heard from...

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Hitachi KNT50AB Finish Combo Kit – 6 Gallon Compressor & Brad Nailer

Believe it or not, we are actually taking a look at a Hiachi product.  Over the years we haven’t done a ton of Hitachi, but the tools we have reviewed, like the miter saw, have all been great tools.  Time and time again, we hear about their nailers and how great they are, but we have never tried them, well until today.  Today we are going to take a look at the Hitachi KNT50AB.  The Hitachi KNT50AB is a finish combo kit.  In this kit you get a 6 gallon compressor and an 18 gauge brad nailer, plus an air hose....

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Milwaukee Cordless Miter Saw Review – M18 Fuel 2734

I am sure by now you have heard about the Milwaukee cordless miter saw.  Lose the cord and enjoy some freedom on your next job site and all thanks to Milwaukee.  We first saw this miter saw at the Milwaukee event and have to say we were initially impressed, but as you know it’s always different once you get a tool in your hands and your environment.  So with that said, let’s take a look at the Milwaukee Cordless Miter Saw Review. Okay, let’s be honest.  We know these type of tools take a ton of power to run, so how...

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