April 21, 2021

CRAFTSMAN V20 Outdoor Power Tools

Craftsman Adds OPE to 20V Battery Platform Craftsman just expanded their V20 line, including a new low-profile lawn mower, handheld blower, string trimmer, and hedge trimmer. They even added in a 10-inch mini chainsaw and what looks like a really handy cordless shear for good measure. These tools work really well for those with smaller […]

Greenworks 60V Electric Wheelbarrow Garden Cart Review

Back in 2017 after Hurricane Irma ran through central Florida, we quickly realized how the importance of electric wheelbarrows. Back then, the model we used got its power from a lead-acid battery. Now, the Greenworks 60V electric wheelbarrow sips power from a 4Ah lithium-ion battery pack. And the same pack that powers this Greenworks 60V […]

ECHO SRM-410X Straight Shaft Trimmer

Echo Brush Cutter Power in a String Trimmer Body We’ve all seen professional landscapers rip the guards off their trimmers, let out tons of string and go to town. Manufacturers kinda hate that—well, except Echo apparently. The new Echo SRM-410X Straight Shaft Trimmer slings out a 20″ cutting swath. And it’s designed with enough horsepower […]

Best Backpack Blowers

Best Backpack Leaf Blower Reviews 2021

What does it feel like to have Hurricane Irma strapped to your shoulders? Donning any of the leading backpack leaf blowers will give you a close representation. With air velocity exceeding 200 MPH and CFMs reaching for four digits, these monster air movers make short work of leaves and mower shrapnel. Our best backpack leaf […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Loftek portable car jump starter

Loftek Nova Power Jump Starter 2200A (G21)

I still remember the days when a dead car or truck battery meant having someone pull up alongside you and running cables between the vehicles. While that certainly works, new products like the Loftek Nova Power Jump Starter (model G21) render that method obsolete—and work far more conveniently. With one of these Loftek jump starters, […]

Milwaukee Quik-Lok Attachment System Video Review

Milwaukee Quik-Lok Attachment System Video Review

The Milwaukee Quik-Lok attachment system is a multi-head solution that includes a power head, string trimmer, edger, pole saw, and articulating hedge trimmer. Using the 8.0Ah High Output battery pack as its primary power source, it’s an all-in-one product to handle everything the mower can’t. 10-Second Summary 16″ string trimmer – $109 attachment (49-16-2717), $229 with […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
pulling on Steel Blue Blue Heeler boots

Steel Blue Blue Heeler Work Boots

Anyone who knows me knows that I really like cowboy style work boots—at least in the winter. Often, you can find them both with and without reinforced toes. The Steel Blue Blue Heeler work boots we received for review came with a steel toe cap. The jury’s out on whether the steel they use is […]

Makita 12V LED Flashlight ML103

The Makita 12V Max CXT Lithium-ion LED Flashlight works well as a truly compact light source. The Makita ML103 delivers up to 28 hours per charge when paired with a 12V CXT 4.0 Ah battery. The ML103 measures just 3-7/16 inches long and weighs just over 1/2-pound—with a 2Ah battery installed. The compact size makes an attractive, […]