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Ridgid Gen5X Brushless Belt Sander Review

Brushless motors and increased battery capacity are unlocking tools that we could have only dreamed of being cordless a few years ago. The new Ridgid Gen5X Brushless Belt Sander is a great example of where this technology is allowing us to go. Belt sanders are typically used when you need to remove a lot of […]

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FLEX Pipe Polisher Sander LRP1503 Boa Video Review

If you fabricate or work with stainless pipe, such as handrails, then you need a tool that can handle your finish work. The FLEX Pipe Polisher Sander is aptly named the Boa. It wraps around pipe, like a snake, to sand and polish more than 180-degrees at a time. Polishing stainless handrails are made easy […]

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Milwaukee Cordless Polisher Sander M12 Video Review

Detailing cars is not always about hoods, trunks (bonnets and boots for our UK friends) and other large areas. There are many areas that would typically require hand rubbing/polishing because the five or six-inch pad of the polisher won’t fit. These areas are a great fit for the Milwaukee cordless polisher sander. This polisher is […]

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Festool DTS 400 EQ Orbital Finish Sander

While we were in Germany, we were introduced to the new Festool DTS 400 EQ Orbital Finish Sander and Festool RTS 400 EQ Orbital Finish Sander. I had the opportunity to use both of them in a controlled setting while we were visiting Festool’s facilities near Stuttgard and I’ve had several weeks since they arrived […]

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Makita Polisher 7-inch 9237C Video Review

Makita’s 9237c 7-inch polisher is made for the professional. This rotary polisher has the horsepower to cut through the toughest finish with the harshest of products. When we have a vehicle with serious blemishes in the finish, this is the polisher that we reach for. Whether we are using a wool pad with compound or […]

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Festool Pro 5 LTD Sander – Get One While You Can!

How many $99 Festool sanders do you own? If you said anything other than “none”, you probably bought it used. That’s because Festool sanders just aren’t made at this price point. However, for a limited time you’ll be able to get your hands on the Festool Pro 5 LTD sander for $99 – plus a $50 […]

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Festool Planex LHS 225 Drywall Sander

Festool Planex LHS 225 Drywall SanderDrywall sanding is a messy business at best and hazardous to your health at worst: prolonged exposure to respirable crystalline silica is responsible for many ailments. But Festool hopes to clean up with the Festool Planex LHS 225 drywall sander. The modular design features three lengths, two-speed gears, and adjustable suction power. Extensions allow a working height […]

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Festool Planex LHS 225 Drywall Sander

Drywall sanding is a messy business at best and hazardous to your health at worst: prolonged exposure to respirable crystalline silica is responsible for many ailments. But Festool hopes to clean up with the Festool Planex LHS 225 drywall sander. The modular design features three lengths, two-speed gears, and adjustable suction power. Extensions allow a working height […]

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