Tools http://farmindustrynews.com/taxonomy/term/6271/more en Team FIN test: A finer finish http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-test-finer-finish <div class="node-body article-body">Looking to spruce up buildings around the farm? Have some indoor painting planned for winter? Team FIN tests a Wagner paint sprayer.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-test-finer-finish" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-test-finer-finish#comments Tools Business Practices and Systems Team FIN Test Tue, 12 Jul 2016 13:01:00 +0000 84391 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The Wagner FLEXiO 990 offers a range of features, and Team FIN liked its performance, once it was properly assembled. Cleanup still takes time.</p> Photo: Katie Honnette Team FIN Test: putting a multi-tool to work http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-test-putting-multi-tool-work <div class="node-body article-body">Team FIN tests an oscillating multi-tool that can pick its own best operating speed.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-test-putting-multi-tool-work" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-test-putting-multi-tool-work#comments Tools Companies Team FIN Test Tue, 01 Mar 2016 20:06:00 +0000 82261 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>Whether you choose the manual speed setting or leave the Hitachi oscillating multi-tool on auto, Team FIN had good luck with the unit&#39;s performance.</p> Team FIN Test: Taking noise out of power driving http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-test-taking-noise-out-power-driving <div class="node-body article-body">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.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-test-taking-noise-out-power-driving" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/tools/team-fin-test-taking-noise-out-power-driving#comments Tools Team FIN Test Mon, 15 Feb 2016 11:58:00 +0000 82011 at http://farmindustrynews.com <p>The Ridgid pulse driver got the job done for Team FIN members who tried the product out on their farm.</p> Photo by Katie Honnette Utility vehicle upgrades, splitting logs and a new grinder http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/utility-vehicle-upgrades-splitting-logs-and-new-grinder <div class="node-body gallery-body">New Product Monday offers an enhanced look at upgrades from Arctic Cat and Polaris to utility vehicles and side-by-sides. If you're looking to split logs Split-Fire has a new machine. And Dewalt has a new grinder.</div> <p><a href="http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/utility-vehicle-upgrades-splitting-logs-and-new-grinder" target="_blank">read more</a></p> http://farmindustrynews.com/atvuv/utility-vehicle-upgrades-splitting-logs-and-new-grinder#comments Tools ATV/UV Farm Equipment Companies Mon, 18 Jan 2016 15:45:00 +0000 81651 at http://farmindustrynews.com 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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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> <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>