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Equipment

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    Clean Cutter

    The Diablo 10-inch Ultimate Flawless Finish blade cuts easier than many other carbide blades

     
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    Cellular Alarm

    The GSM Cable Lock guards table saws and other stationary tools left on the job site

     
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    Quick Workstation

    Saves time with fast and easy setup and breakdown

     
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    On Track

    Festool's new TS 55 REQ track saw is a redesign of the TS 55 EQ

     
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    Instant Dust Door

    The Zip Door can be installed in less than a minute

     
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    Bug-Resistant Clothing

    Insect Repellent Work Wear protects against ticks, flies, and mosquitoes

     
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    16V MaxLithium Impact Driver

    More powerful than 12-volt drivers, but lighter and more compact than 18- and 20-volt models

     
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    Easy Chair

    Prolok rebar and mesh chairs have locking heads, so no bar ties are required

     
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    Milwaukee M18 Fuel Drill/Driver (Subscriber content)

    The brushless 2603-22 is light, fast, and powerful

     
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    Tune-Up App (Subscriber content)

    Step-by-step coaching on how to tune and maintain power tools

     
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    Second Look (Subscriber content)

    A year after it was reviewed in JLC, how is the Hilti Autofeed Drywall Screw Magazine holding up?

     
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    18-Volt Brushless Impact Drivers (Subscriber content)

    High-efficiency brushless motors and better batteries push the capacity of these full-size tools further than ever

     
  • Werner Ladder Tech Support

    The company promises to answer technical questions posted on its website within 48 hours

     
  • Copemaster Update (Subscriber content)

    You can still buy parts -- and a new model is in the works

     
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    Chappell Master Framer Square (Subscriber content)

    This precise, American-made, stainless-steel layout instrument has unique decimal scales and patented rafter tables

     
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    X-Ray Vision

    DeWalt has added a Hand-Held Radar Scanner to its 12-volt Max lithium-ion system

     
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    Ultimate Framer

    With the Chappell Master Framer, you can calculate cuts for complex roof frames

     
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    Cordless Power

    Hilti says its TE 2-A18 Rotary Hammer Drill delivers the same power as the TE 2 corded model

     
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    Roofer's Safety Equipment

    The Li'L Bucket of Safe-Tie has everything a worker needs to be OSHA-compliant up on the roof

     
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    Wind- and Solar-Powered Generator (Subscriber content)

    Batteries that are recharged by solar panels and a wind generator supply DC power to an inverter, which converts it to AC power.

     
 
 
 
 
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