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: 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

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: Capital Safety Ultra-Lok Dual-Mode Fall-Protection Rig
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Launch Time 2009: Capital Safety Ultra-Lok Dual-Mode Fall-Protection Rig

The Ultra-Lok RSQ SRL ('rescue with self-retracting lifeline')is the first... More

Launch Time 2009: Milwaukee Sub-Scanner Cordless Detection Tool
Launch Time 2009: General Tools & Instruments Digital Franctional Callipers
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Launch Time 2009: General Tools & Instruments Digital Franctional Callipers

General Tools & Instruments' lightweight 3-inch and 6-inch nonmarring,... More

Launch Time 2009: Amana Tool Router Bit Sets
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Launch Time 2009: Amana Tool Router Bit Sets

Two new wood-flooring router-bit sets offer precision-mated profiles with integral... More

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: Metabo 18-Volt Cordless Hammer Drill/Driver
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Launch Time 2009: Metabo 18-Volt Cordless Hammer Drill/Driver

The SB18 LTX 18-volt cordless hammer drill/driver offers superior ergonomicsand... More

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