Tools http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6271/more en QVC picks up magnetic retrieval tool http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/qvc-picks-magnetic-retrieval-tool <div class="node-body article-body"><p>In 1994, a small company in Iowa called P.S. Manufacturing received the <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com" target="_blank">Farm Industry News</a> Readers&rsquo; Choice award (now called <a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/farm-equipment/2015-finovation-award-winners?intlink=rceoc" target="_blank">FinOvation</a> awards) for a product called the Attractor. It&rsquo;s a long-handled magnetic retrieval tool used to pick up metal objects such as nails, screws, pins, wires, wrenches and other items.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/qvc-picks-magnetic-retrieval-tool" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/qvc-picks-magnetic-retrieval-tool#comments Tools Tools Thu, 21 May 2015 16:39:00 +0000 78951 at http://farmindustrynews.com Milwaukee pliers get an upgrade http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/milwaukee-pliers-get-upgrade <div class="node-body article-body">Milwaukee Tool offers an updated line of pliers with a range of new features.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/milwaukee-pliers-get-upgrade" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/milwaukee-pliers-get-upgrade#comments Tools Tools Mon, 18 May 2015 15:59:00 +0000 78901 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Milwaukee Tool pliers are designed to get a great grip on nuts for easier removal, offering greater versatility.</p> Katie Honnette 5 unique new tools for the farm http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/5-unique-new-tools-farm <div class="node-body gallery-body">In this week’s installment of New Product Monday, we take a look at some smaller yet unique tools that can make life easier on the farm. From an innovative solar-powered generator to LED spotlights for safety, we offer a roundup of five new tools and products to consider.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/5-unique-new-tools-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/5-unique-new-tools-farm#comments Tools Mon, 27 Apr 2015 15:36:00 +0000 78141 at http://farmindustrynews.com 5 piece tool kit tested on the farm http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/5-piece-tool-kit-tested-farm <div class="node-body gallery-body">Team FIN tests out Ridgid’s Gen5X 5 piece combo kit around the farm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/5-piece-tool-kit-tested-farm" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/5-piece-tool-kit-tested-farm#comments Tools Team FIN Test Tools Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:40:00 +0000 78031 at http://farmindustrynews.com A little light, please http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/little-light-please <div class="node-body article-body">Team FIN checks out a handy LED spotlight that works to brighten up the night on your farm.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/little-light-please" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/little-light-please#comments Tools Team FIN Test Tools Thu, 19 Mar 2015 17:30:00 +0000 77561 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>If you want to light up a big area, the new DeWalt 20v MAX Jobsite LED Spotlight is a bright choice.</p> Bluetooth lawn tractors http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/bluetooth-lawn-tractors <div class="node-body article-body">Bluetooth connectivity comes to several models of lawn tractors from Cub Cadet.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/bluetooth-lawn-tractors" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/bluetooth-lawn-tractors#comments Tools Tools Mon, 09 Mar 2015 21:20:00 +0000 77211 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Cub Cadet displayed its new Bluetooth technology on several of its lawn tractors at the National Farm Machinery Show last month in Louisville. Shown here is the display that indicates Cub Connect is available on this XT1 LT54-inch model.</p> Testing Makita’s new cordless circular saw http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/testing-makita-s-new-cordless-circular-saw <div class="node-body article-body">Team FIN tested out the new cordless circular saw from Makita and rated it on a scale of 1 to 5.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/testing-makita-s-new-cordless-circular-saw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/testing-makita-s-new-cordless-circular-saw#comments Tools Team FIN Test Mon, 05 Jan 2015 18:15:00 +0000 75191 at http://farmindustrynews.com Katie Honnette Team FIN puts new Hitachi driver drill to work http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-puts-new-hitachi-driver-drill-work <div class="node-body article-body">New Hitachi driver drill gets job done without a lot of frills.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-puts-new-hitachi-driver-drill-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-puts-new-hitachi-driver-drill-work#comments Tools Tools Mon, 01 Dec 2014 21:31:00 +0000 74611 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The Hitachi Power Tools 18v driver drill offered standard<br /> performance for Team FIN, but other products on the market offer<br /> better convenience features.</p> Katie Honnette Team FIN tests heated jacket for winter http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-tests-heated-jacket-winter <div class="node-body article-body">Ridgid has a unique way to keep warm when cold weather hits - how about an electrically heated jacket?</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-tests-heated-jacket-winter" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-tests-heated-jacket-winter#comments Tools Team FIN Test Wed, 24 Sep 2014 14:59:00 +0000 72551 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The 18v battery powers the Ridgid heated jacket with allows you to select the front, back or pockets for heating. The only problem is the battery is weighty to carry.</p> Katie Honnette Team FIN tests new landscape tools http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-tests-new-landscape-tools <div class="node-body article-body">Attachment-based power tool system helps keep the farmstead looking good.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-tests-new-landscape-tools" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-tests-new-landscape-tools#comments Tools Mon, 15 Sep 2014 17:25:00 +0000 72411 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The hedge trimming attachment to the CORE Outdoor Power Power Lok system performed well in the Team FIN test.</p>