Author Archives: Don Geary

Tool Talk: Heated Jacket, Two Nailers Stand the Test

Don Geary tests the Milwaukee M12 Cordless Heated Jacket, the Duo-Fast lightweight pneumatic Tico Nailer and the industry’s first cordless palm nailer.
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Tool Talk: nailers, Hackzalls and compressors

What’s new in the toolbox
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Paslode ‘nails it’ with improved tool

Tool Talk columnist Don Geary takes a look at the Paslode CF325 and a second look at how Hilti improved its Final Cut Saw Blade Read more »

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Duo-Fast, Paslode ‘bring it’

Nailer, stapler help boost worker productivity
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New tools report for duty

Bosch, Rockwell, Striker make the cut in tool writer Don Geary’s latest review Read more »

Posted in RB September 2009, Rural Builder Magazine | Leave a comment

What do builders want?

Tool Talk columnist Don Geary checks out new offerings from Paslode, Bosch, Milwaukee and Zipsanderer Read more »

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Going cordless with power to spare

Rural Builder’s tool expert Don Geary takes a look at some new entries in the field from Makita, Duo-
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Spring tool crop is good one

Paslode and Sawzall roll out some good new tools. Rural Builder magazine’s Tool Talk  columnist Don Geary reviews some good ones. Read more »

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Tool Talk: Bosch 4100DG table saw

Bosch’s good jobsite table saw gets even better, easier to use Read more »

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Tool Talk 2

Good warranties can prevent a lot of grief later. Fortunately, you can get it in writing. Read more »

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