Katie Honnette

Team FIN test: One big side-by-side
Can-Am's 6-seat Defender Max joins the line for 2017, and offers a range of features suited to farm work.
Team FIN test: A finer finish
Looking to spruce up buildings around the farm? Have some indoor painting planned for winter? Team FIN tests a Wagner paint sprayer.
Team FIN test: Can-Am Defender XT
Only way to judge performance of a side-by-side? Put it to work as we did in this test with a little hauling, and heavy work around the farm.
Team FIN Test: putting a multi-tool to work
Team FIN tests an oscillating multi-tool that can pick its own best operating speed.
Team FIN Test: Taking noise out of power driving
Ridgid offers a new pulse driver that runs twice as fast as conventional impact drivers, but at half the noise using a hydraulic oil pulse mechanism. It really makes a difference.
Team FIN test: Rating a welding helmet
Team FIN @ Work: User safety is paramount during welding tasks, and the Esab Aristo Tech HD helmet of-fers some interesting features.
Team FIN Test: easier shop clean-up
Bigger shops are great for working on machinery, but keeping them cleaned up is also a challenge. Team FIN tests out the idea of using an industrial floor sweeper.
Team FIN Test: hand-held wind maker
Cleaning up machines, and around the farm, can get a boost with a hand-held blower. We check out the Worx Air 20v Turbine Blower, a rechargeable cordless unit.
A cleaner cut
Team FIN tests out a chain saw promising lower emissions and lower fuel consumption. Take a look at what they found when the put the machine to work on the farm.
Putting John Deere’s new mower to test
Team FIN puts a John Deere mower to work and likes what they find.
Milwaukee pliers get an upgrade
Milwaukee Tool offers an updated line of pliers with a range of new features.
5 piece tool kit tested on the farm
Team FIN tests out Ridgid’s Gen5X 5 piece combo kit around the farm.
A little light, please
Team FIN checks out a handy LED spotlight that works to brighten up the night on your farm.
Testing out the Polaris Ace on the farm
Team Fin takes the new Polaris Sportsman Ace 570 SP for a few spins around the farm to rate it on a scale of 1 to 5 based on how it performed.
Testing Makita’s new cordless circular saw
Team FIN tested out the new cordless circular saw from Makita and rated it on a scale of 1 to 5.

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