Stafda Annual Convention & Trade Show

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TOOLS of the TRADEshow-STAFDA 2009 Edition

Last week I attended the 33rd annual STAFDA convention and trade show in Atlanta, Georgia. Membership includes distributors, retailers, and manufacturers of light construction tools and related products. This show is always interesting for Tools of the Trade because it is where we find the latest in tools and equipment that relate closely to the trades of our readers. More

Launch Time 2009
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Launch Time 2009

With the economy poised for a comeback in 2010, toolmakers are just now rolling... More

Launch Time 2009: General Tools & Instruments Digital Franctional Callipers
Launch Time 2009: Malco Tools with RedLine Handles
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Launch Time 2009: Malco Tools with RedLine Handles

New RedLine handles have been added to 22 tools in the Malco hand-tool line. More

Launch Time 2009: Stanley FatMax Graphite Hammer
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Launch Time 2009: Stanley FatMax Graphite Hammer

The striking face on Stanley's two new FatMax graphite hammers is 70 percent... More

Launch Time 2009: Jenny Products Compressor-Generator
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Launch Time 2009: Jenny Products Compressor-Generator

This combination compressor-generator (K11HGA-17P-3000W) features an11-hp Honda... More

Launch Time 2009: Ridgid PressSnap Cutting Tool
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Launch Time 2009: Ridgid PressSnap Cutting Tool

The PressSnap cutting tool for no-hub and service-weight cast-iron pipe attaches... More

Launch Time 2009: Makita Three-Speed Cordless Impact Driver
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Launch Time 2009: Makita Three-Speed Cordless Impact Driver

Makita's first brushless-motor 18-volt cordless impact driver (BTD144) has a... More

Launch Time 2009: Trimble Spectra Precision Laser
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Launch Time 2009: Trimble Spectra Precision Laser

The Spectra Precision Laser (HV301G) is an automatic self-leveling laser that... More

Launch Time 2009: Bernzomatic QuickFire Torch
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Launch Time 2009: Bernzomatic QuickFire Torch

The QuickFire Torch offers a more compact size and a hotter flame for soldering (... More

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