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Stanley Black & Decker Buys Craftsman Tools

It looks like the shopping spree continues for Stanley Black &Decker, after dropping $2 billion on Lenox & Irwin and before the ink is even dry they are dropping another $900 Million on Sear’s Craftsman Tool brand. Sears has continue to struggle so selling off the Craftsman brand frees up some much needed capital, in addition to closing some stores …

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Dewalt SawStop Like Patent Filed, What Could this Mean?

The SawStop Table Saw, if you are not aware it the flesh detecting saw that jams a metal block into the blade stopping it instantly and protecting the users finger, hand, foot or whatever they might have been trying to stick into the blade. Terribly unpopular with the mobster crowd but in professional shops this is quickly becoming the standard. …

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Return of the Utility Knifeā€¦ The Final Showdown

  Well several months back we took a modest selection of 5 utility knives and compared a few common features in the original Utility Knife Showdown. However just after that launch Irwin launched several new knives that brought some interesting new features to the table as well as some very trade specific knives so we did the follow up Showdown …

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DEWALT is Not the Only 20V Lithium Ion Tool in Town

Well sort of… It’s all one big happy family over at the new Stanley Black & Decker so as Black & Decker, DEWALT and we are guessing Porter Cable, eventually all go 20V MAX this is going to become a pretty common new voltage category. This new 20V drill/driver LDX120SB is only $75 brand new from our friends at Amazon …

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