Porter Cable

Black Friday and the holiday shopping season will be upon us shortly which means it’s time to start thinking about the perfect gift for the handy guy or gal on your shopping list. We here at Coptool put together a few nice gift ideas we personally wouldn’t mind unwrapping Christmas morning. With a wide variety of price ranges and interests in mind …

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While we have not had much experience with the Porter Cable 12V ClampSaw we have had a fair amount of time with the Dewalt 12V recip that shares a similar design (minus the clamp). For the Dewalt it was a very positive experience; see our recent post on 12V Recip Saw Showdown. The Porter Cable ClampSaw probably should have been …

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  Being one of the last to the oscillating tool party has had its advantages for Porter Cable and their new PC250MTK ($104, Amazon) Multi-Tool. To start with they bumped up the horse power to a larger 2.5 amp motor and added a 10’ corded for better worksite maneuverability. The feel of the unit also seems a little more thought …

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Just last week Porter Cable announced a low profile cordless drill which really seems to be targeting more professional users and then this week they are announcing the launch of a cordless tire inflator. Interesting mix of products and both have their place certainly but we are curious what the master plan is for the Porter Cable 18V cordless. Price …

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 Information on this drill was just released today and it looks like it could be a very handy addition for many plumbers, electrician or anyone who finds them themselves in tight situations. The projected cost for the bare tool would be $79 at any Lowes or online at Amazon. It does not look like there is going to be a kit with batteries …

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Several months ago Porter Cable launched this new compact router as a fixed base unit 450 ($99, Amazon) as well as with a fixed/plunge base combo kit 450PK ($162, Amazon). The unit is designed to compete with other palm routers in a heavy duty production environments, so while it is compact and inexpensive it also needs to stand up to all …

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In the interest of full disclosure this is the first time we really have spend any significant amount of time with a pin nailer. Previously we had thought of an 18ga brad nailer more as the go to finishing tool for molding, trims and regular finishing. The pin nailer, in our head, seemed more for decorative accents or craft projects. …

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  A few weeks back it was it was announced that Stanley Black & Decker would sell off the popular woodworking brand Delta to the Taiwanese company Chang Type Industries. Ltd. (TOTY). As huge multinational companies who own all our long time favorite tool brands pass them around like cards in a game of poker what does this mean for brand …

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