Product Briefs

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    10-Inch Steel Pliers

    Channellock's Code Blue Linesman pliers have ergonomic rubber grips

  • The Most Unusual Work Light You'll Never Own

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    Hammer + Prybar

    The True Temper 30-inch Claw Bar looks like a cross between a framing hammer and a crowbar.

  • Light My Pliers

    Now that LEDs are on just about every power tool you can name, it's apparently time for them to start showing up on hand tools.

  • Stirring Lid

    The Mixing Mate Paint Lid can be used to mix and store finishes such as paint, polyurethane, and stain.

  • Strap Organizer

    Ratchet straps are great for securing a load on a pickup truck, but keeping them organized is a total nightmare.

  • Flexible Roller

    The McCauley Mini Roller Flex is a roller handle with a flexible neck that can be quickly adjusted to any position, so you can roll difficult areas like rake boards and gutters.

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    Wide-Angle Stud Sensor

    Imagine using a dozen stud sensors at the same time. That's the basic idea behind the Franklin ProSensor.

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    Flexible Flashlight

    The EMF2 Extendable Flashlight is a low-tech alternative to a digital inspection camera.

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    Extension Level

    Ever had to plumb from floor to ceiling by holding two levels together?

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    Digital Level

    Bosch's electronic level is easier to use than a spirit level and performs some functions that a spirit level cannot.

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    Traditional Chisels

    If you like the durability and feel of traditional wood- handle socket chisels, Stanley has something for you.

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    Flush Cut Pliers

    The new Channellock 758 pliers are designed to make flush cuts in small wires and plastic cables.

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    Wild Card Wrench

    Wera's new Joker combination wrench is ideal for use in tight quarters.

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    Gerber Groundbreaker Multi-Tool

    Built specifically for electricians, the Gerber Groundbreaker Multi-Tool combines six common tools into a compact 9-inch unit.

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    Swanson Savage Jab Saw (SVK666) two-position jab-saw blade

    The Swanson Savage Jab Saw (SVK666) is the Swiss army knife of the drywall trade.

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    Porter-Cable Clamp Saw

    A number of companies have released small 12-volt reciprocating saws, but the Porter-Cable Clamp Saw is the first one that actually holds onto the material for you.

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    Johnson Stud Squared Framer's Tape

    In addition to functioning like a standard 25-foot tape measure, the Johnson Stud Squared can assist with framing layout.

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    Irwin 2500 Box Beam Level

    The Irwin 2500 Box Beam Level has an unusual feature that makes it easier to use: a mirror that allows you to read the plumb vial from the edge of the tool (for those times when it's hard to look from the side).

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    Channellock 13-in-1 multi-tip screwdriver

    Channellock's 13-in-1 multi-tip screwdriver packs a lot of function into one small tool.

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