Tools http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6271/more en 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> Team FIN tests Milwaukee's Shockwave line http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-tests-milwaukees-shockwave-line <div class="node-body article-body">Team FIN tests out new line from Milwaukee Tool.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-tests-milwaukees-shockwave-line" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-tests-milwaukees-shockwave-line#comments Tools Team FIN Test Tools Mon, 21 Jul 2014 19:19:00 +0000 71751 at http://farmindustrynews.com Team FIN test: Oregon battery-powered chainsaw http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-test-oregon-battery-powered-chainsaw <div class="node-body gallery-body">Oregon Cordless has launched a new battery-powered 40V chainsaw, which Team FIN put to test on some jobs around the farm. See how they rated the new tool by browsing through the gallery. You'll find their score on the last slide. </div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-test-oregon-battery-powered-chainsaw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-test-oregon-battery-powered-chainsaw#comments Tools Team FIN Test Tue, 17 Jun 2014 17:31:00 +0000 71391 at http://farmindustrynews.com Powerful drill at work http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/powerful-drill-work <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Hilti unveiled the world&rsquo;s first cordless combination hammer drill, the TE 30-A36. It has all the operating stats of pneumatic</p> <p>and corded tools with the</p> <p>convenience of being cordless.</p> <p>Team FIN tested the mega tool</p> <p>and rated its performance on a scale of 1 to 5.</p> <p>With a high-efficiency brushless motor and a high-mass</p> <p>hammering mechanism, the tool delivers single impact energy</p> <p>of 2.7 ft.-lbs. and a full hammering frequency of 4,500</p> <p>impacts/min. According to Hilti, the tool drills and chips into</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/powerful-drill-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/powerful-drill-work#comments Tools Team FIN Test Tools Thu, 08 May 2014 16:59:00 +0000 70861 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The Hilti combihammer isn&rsquo;t for everyone, but it sure made short work of a demolition job in an old barn. It drills through concrete efficiently.</p> Katie Honnette Oregon tools for cleanup on the farm this spring http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/oregon-tools-cleanup-farm-spring <div class="node-body gallery-body">Oregon takes the leap into the cordless tool market with four new lawn and garden offerings for this year.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/oregon-tools-cleanup-farm-spring" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/oregon-tools-cleanup-farm-spring#comments Tools Tools Thu, 24 Apr 2014 22:03:00 +0000 70701 at http://farmindustrynews.com Team FIN tests new DeWalt compact band saw http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-tests-new-dewalt-compact-band-saw <div class="node-body article-body">The Honnettes test out a new compact band saw from DeWalt. See how they rated the new tool.</div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-tests-new-dewalt-compact-band-saw" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-tests-new-dewalt-compact-band-saw#comments Tools Team FIN Test Wed, 16 Apr 2014 16:33:00 +0000 70591 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The DeWalt band saw is a potent portable tool that can handle a wide range of jobs around the farm.</p> Katie Honnette New Porter-Cable line gets a workout by Team FIN http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/new-porter-cable-line-gets-workout-team-fin <div class="node-body article-body"><p>Porter-Cable recently added six new tools to its 20v cordless power tool line. The tools have interchangeable lithium ion batteries, as well as power and performance without a big price tag. Team FIN, a group of farmers who test products for Farm Industry News, tested four of the line&rsquo;s new cordless tools, rating them on a scale of 1 to 5.</p></div> <div class="og_rss_groups"></div><p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/new-porter-cable-line-gets-workout-team-fin" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/new-porter-cable-line-gets-workout-team-fin#comments Tools Team FIN Test Wed, 05 Mar 2014 21:34:00 +0000 70071 at http://farmindustrynews.com Katie Honnette