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    Paslode PowerFramer 350S

    Paslode has given its new nailer — the PowerFramer 350S — a whole new design.

     
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    PacTool International Siding Gauges

    Hang fiber-cement siding by yourself and guarantee the right exposure with a pair of Siding Gauges from PacTool.

     
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    Cooper Hand Tools Vertical Snips

    Protecting your hands from razor-sharp edges can be tough when you're cutting aluminum or steel siding with conventional aviation snips.

     
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    Malco Products Sider

    If a speed square is a framer's go-to layout tool, Malco's Sider is the equivalent for vinyl-siding installers.

     
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    Dude Tools Bolt Marxster

    Laying out anchor-bolt locations on a mudsill is quick and simple with the Bolt Marxster from Dude Tools.

     
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    Milwaukee Wormdrive Saws

    Milwaukee's two new wormdrive saws — 6477-20 (with standard plug) and 6577-20 (with twist-lock plug) — feature 15-amp motors, 12-foot cords, rafter hooks, on-board wrench storage, magnesium housings, and sight glasses for checking the gear oil.

     
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    Senco SCN49 Coil Siding Nailer

    At just over 5 pounds and with adjustable depth-of-drive, the Senco SCN49 coil siding nailer accepts wire and plastic collated nails from 1 1/4 to 2 1/2 inches.

     
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    Prazi Beam Cutter

    Getting through a 6x6 or a 4x4 with a 7 1/4-inch circ saw typically requires multiple passes, but with a Prazi Beam Cutter attached you can cut up to 12 inches in a single pass.

     
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    Milwaukee 12-Inch Sliding Compound Miter Saw

    Last summer my internal clock for a new sliding compound miter saw went off, so I made a list of desired features and went shopping.

     
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    Klein Tools 25-Foot Tape Stop Power-Return Rule

    Fans of auto-locking tape measures should check out the 150th-anniversary version of Klein's 25-foot Tape Stop Power-Return Rule.

     
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    Calculated Industries Ultra Scale Master Pro Digital Takeoff Tool

    Anything that promises to speed up takeoffs and estimating deserves a look.

     
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    Lufkin Pro Series Fiberglass Long Tape

    Available in 100-, 200-, and 300-foot versions, the Lufkin Pro Series Fiberglass Long Tape has three interchangeable end hooks.

     
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    Leica Geosystems Disto D2 Distance Meter

    Sized to fit in a shirt pocket, the Leica Disto D2 is the smallest distance meter available and the simplest to use, says the manufacturer.

     
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    Bad Dog Tools Rover Bits

    Sold in sizes from 1/4 inch to 2 1/2 inches, Rover Bits from Bad Dog Tools are the only drill bits I know of that can make curving holes that turn a corner.

     
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    Malco Sheet Metal Double Enter Drill Bits

    Designed for drilling sheet metal, Malco's Sheet Metal Double Ender drill bits are perfect for ductwork, metal flashing, and gutters.

     
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    Lenox Diamond Hole Saw

    Lenox's Diamond Hole Saw makes cutting holes in tile and stone for shower valves, faucets, and the like faster and easier.

     
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    Starborn Industries Smart-Bit

    When it comes to predrilling exotic hardwood or fiber-composite decking, the Smart-Bit is the best tool for the job.