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    Mathieu Godin

    Everyday Carry Bags: What’s in Yours?

    In a recent article, Survival: The Emergency Grab Bag, we discussed the importance of having an assortment of pertinent gear when trail running or overlanding. Now, we bring to mind the essential everyday carry (EDC) items to have on any... Read more

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    Perry Mack

    How to Choose the Best Dual Battery Set-up

    Your first question may be, ‘do I need a dual battery set-up?’ This is the right question. The main purpose of a dual battery system is to isolate your main battery from all of the electrical devices that are running, which could draw it down to... Read more

    Oct 18, 2020

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    Perry Mack

    The Lowly Utility Knife

    The lowly utility knife, everyone has one, or six, to make the occasional cut or use as a serious tool on the job site. They come in several iterations, from plastic to metal handles, snap-off or replaceable blades, retractable or removable blades... Read more

    Oct 4, 2020

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    Perry Mack

    Monument Tools’ M Pry Tool Kit

    Every toolbox has at least one or two small pry bars called flat-head screwdrivers, which surprisingly, are occasionally also used to insert or remove flat-head screws. The challenge with using these pry bars on your vehicle is the hardened metal... Read more

    Sep 25, 2020

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    Hot Shot's Secret

    Hot Shot’s Secret: Never Rust Lubricant

    Hot Shot’s Secret Never Rust Lubricant, manufactured by Lubrication Specialties Inc., is a new 100% synthetic spray lubricant. Use Never Rust on metal surfaces to protect from rust and corrosion up to 20x longer than competitive brands. It is... Read more

    Feb 28, 2020

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    Perry Mack

    Skip Busted Knuckles with GearWrench Bolt Biters

    One of my personal pet peeves is old worn fasteners. It’s not the bolts’ fault so much as the guy or gal who probably didn’t have the right tool and stripped it. The new Bolt Biter Extraction Sockets provide a simple solution to this common... Read more

    May 21, 2019

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    Wilton Mechanics

    Wilton Introduces New Mechanics Pro Vise

    The new vice is a trusted shop choice for industrial, manufacturing, construction and oil & gas applications. Unique from other vices, it features needle roller thrust bearing design, which offers max clamping force delivery - requiring less... Read more

    Feb 27, 2019

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    48” Hi-Lift X-TREME & Accessories

    A Hi-Lift jack is a must have recovery item for any off-road enthusiast. It’s a bit heavy, and must be treated with respect, but it’s a critical item to have in your recovery kit. Even using your winch, in some instances it’s preferable to lift... Read more

    Nov 4, 2018

  • Yamaha's 'Summer Power Up' event on now

    Yamaha's Fall Power Play event on now

    Huge savings on Yamaha's power equipment! Receive an instant rebate up to $400* during our Fall Power Play event. From September 1 to December 31, 2017, purchase a new, ... Read more

    Sep 18, 2017

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    Bryan and Greg Irons

    Miller Spectrum 625 XTREME plasma cutter

    Fire, inevitably has to be one of mans greatest discoveries, and the power contained within has been a stakeholder in the ability of the human race to advance through the ages. ... Read more

    Jul 14, 2017

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    Bryan Irons

    Garage Gear – The Ingersol Rand Impact

    “Twas a dark and stormy night…” er… um… Let’s start over, shall we? It was a blistering hot day and the sun boiled away any moisture it could find; all we wanted to do was stay inside ... Read more

    Apr 26, 2017

  • Yamaha's 'Winter Power Play' offers on now

    Yamaha's 'Winter Power Play' offers end soon

    Huge savings on Yamaha's Power Product equipment! From January 1 to April 30, 2017, purchase a new, unused Yamaha generator or water pump and be eligible to receive ... Read more

    Apr 10, 2017

  • Winch rope breaking strength - Knots vs Splice

    Winch rope breaking strength - Knots vs Splice

    On the whiteboard today are Samson 3/8 Dyneema test specimens from our last destructive test session. By now you know that we recommend splicing a broken synthetic winch rope ... Read more

    Jan 18, 2017

  • Factor 55 Fast Fid - Rope Splicing Tool teaser

    Factor 55 Fast Fid - Rope Splicing Tool

    Mike Costa, president/lead engineer at Factor 55 demonstrates how to use Factor 55's Fast Fid rope splicing tool. Read more

    Jan 18, 2017

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    Budd Stanley

    Ingersoll Rand ½-in 90-degree cordless impact

    We hinted a few issues back that we had picked up an IR (Ingersoll Rand) W5350 90-degree cordless ½-in impact. Since that time, we have installed everything from running boards on ... Read more

    Dec 5, 2016

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