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A lot can go wrong over the winter when tools aren't properly winterized. To avoid all that stress, use our tips that will have you happy when everything gets pulled out again in spring!
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Sometimes your power tools need more oomph
The right tool for a project always makes a huge difference – and so does the power supply. Pneumatic, or air tools, are powered by air compressors. They have more torque and speed, are less...
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E-15 is okay for late-model vehicles, but keep it out of small engines
When mowing season rolls around I lug the gas can to the pump and fill it up for our lawn mowers. I've always used an E-10 ethanol blend, and haven't had any problems. E-15, a gasoline...
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These handy tools save time working in the yard, and also save your back.
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Rotary tools help with a variety of tasks
Radio interview source: John Hauter, Brand Manager, Dremel Click here for the full story: Using a Dremel rotary tool Whether you have hobbies, farm work, or just like to tinker, the right...
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Chainsaws are very useful tools for acreage owners, and they can make quick work of unwanted trees and shrubs. They're also very dangerous, so it's important to follow all the necessary...
Chainsaw Safety According to the North Dakota State University Extension, the safest way to prepare yourself for operating a chainsaw is to read the operator's manual and seek training from...
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One device could help you through the storm
Radio interview source: Chris Pesce, Owner, Earthtech Products Click here to listen: Portable power pack Having a backup power source for emergencies is a good idea, but maybe you don't...
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First consider the range of your projects, then choose the right voltage
Radio interview source: Bob Hunter, Tools and Techniques Editor, WOOD Magazine Listen here: Choosing battery-powered tools Cordless tools come in handy for work around your property. When you...
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When living in the country, a chainsaw can be one of the most useful tools to have on hand. Whether you find yourself needing to cut some firewood, clear a trail, or clean out branches, a chainsaw...
Dolmar, Echo, Efco When living in the country, a chainsaw can be one of the most useful tools to have on hand. Whether you find yourself needing to cut some firewood, clear a trail, or clean out...
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Many homeowners use power tools to shape and maintain their landscape, including lawn mowers, chainsaws, string trimmers, leaf blowers, and chipper/shredders. According to the Virginia Cooperative...

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