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Fluke 566 Infrared Thermometer Fluke 566 Infrared Thermometer

If several thousand dollars for an IR camera isn't in this year's tool budget, consider an infrared thermometer like the Fluke 566. Read more

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Bacharach Telescopic Mirror Set Bacharach Telescopic Mirror Set

For my money, small telescopic mirrors are among the most useful inspection tools out there. Read more

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Flir Systems BCAM SD Infrared Camera Flir Systems BCAM SD Infrared Camera

One of the most important diagnostic tools in the building-forensics toolbox is an infrared camera. Read more

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Greenlee Fish Stix Greenlee Fish Stix

Still using that curly steel fish tape? Try the sectional fiberglass rods now favored by electricians and telecom contractors. Read more

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Tool Tests

Tool Test: Hitachi Triple Hammer Impact Drivereaxyawrztaccvtaxfraexavutudzyvawd

Did adding a third anvil increase driving speed, beats per minute, and torque, all...

Field Tested: The Martinez M1 Titanium-Handled Hammers

Mark Martinez, the inventor of the Stiletto TiBone, has a new hammer out, and as...

Ryobi P305 18v Cordless Hot Glue Gun

Contributor Brian Way provides an unbiased review on a cordless glue gun from...

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