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Majestic 2152 Winter Work Gloves – Maximize the Warmth in the Cold Weather

Jan 9, 2016

Winter is here! If you live in the US, most of you have experienced at least one cold winter’s chill in the early AM or late at night. For others, you’ve already been hammered with a ton of snow. So it wouldn’t be too farfetched to assume that your winter gloves have probably seen at least one wear since the start of the winter season, right?

My question is have you ever really assessed the effectiveness of your gloves? There are tons of gloves out there and each serves it purpose but all gloves aren’t created equally. If you need gloves that are functional, breathable and winter resistant consider winter gloves from Majestic Gloves.

You may or may not have heard of Majestic Gloves but they have an extensive line of work gloves. In fact their current product catalog has over 100 styles of gloves. We currently carry just a few of these styles but one style of glove that I’ve personally enjoyed using is the Majestic 2152TW Bald Eagle Work Gloves.

Full view of the Majestic 2152TWThe Majestic 2152TW Bald Eagle Work Gloves are designed with a premium pigskin palm, a blue stretch knit back and a neoprene knuckle area. For those of you not familiar with neoprene, it’s a synthetic rubber material that is very flexible which is perfect for hand movement in many work applications.

The neoprene knuckle area allows for comfortable hand bending with the Majestic 2152TW

The gloves also feature Velcro wrist closure. Personally I like Velcro wrists closure because it allows me to tighten the gloves around whatever style of jacket I’m wearing at the time or around my bare wrist.

When you look at them you will probably say that they look a lot like Mechanic’s gloves and they are often advertised this way. However that strongly hides the fact that these are much more of a universal winter work glove than one might think.

Mechanic gloves by nature are often formfitting, durable and almost always flexible. They allow you properly utilize your fingers in the gloves when work on your vehicle. Winter gloves at your typical department store are bulky, stiff and not very functional at all. They typically feature an elastic wrist (that can wear out) and allow snow to easily fall into your glove.

Have you ever had trouble with gripping the handle of snow shovel or the handle of your snow blower? The Majestic 2152TW gives the flexibility to do so with minimal resistance, resistance that you might have with your typical winter glove. The gloves are also designed “pre-curved” to have a more natural fit to the contours of the human hand.

The MOST important feature of these gloves that really brings it home was the fact that they are both waterproof and windproof. These gloves utilize 3M Thinsulate Insulation. The unique microfibers of Thinsulate work by trapping air molecules between your hand and the stinging cold outside air. This allows the glove to be breathable and moisture-resistant. It also allows the glove to be thinner because it can trap more air molecules in less space. The gloves are also lined with a waterproof membrane to keep out the wetness.

Interested in Majestic 2152TW Work Gloves? Check them out here

Looking for the complete body warmth? Checkout the Bosch 12V Heated Jackets with 3 heat settings and Carhartt Winter Accessories.

Bosch GRL500HCK Self-Leveling Rotary Laser Offers Theft Deterrence, Better Accuracy and Better Range

Feb 19, 2015

Bosch GRL500HCK Self-Leveling Rotary Laser Complete KitThere’s a lot to be excited about with the new Bosch GRL500HCK self-leveling rotary laser. Bosch who also owns (CST Berger) has plenty of background knowledge when it comes to lasers, so it no surprise that their products are quality equipment. Bosch has a huge product line of lasers and distance measures, but we are going to focus today on the Bosch GRL500HCK.

The GRL500HCK is the biggest beast of the Bosch rotary laser lineup. It offers all the meat and potatoes that you might want from a premium laser. It’s fully automatic. The Bosch GRL500HCK has a dial-in grade with center line mode for automatic searching and positioning of the laser beam on receiver.

Tired of changing batteries on your laser? Has your rotary laser ever died on the job and you didn’t have any replacement batteries on hand? It sucks. It eats up time and as we all well know “time is money”. Bosch equipped this tool with lithium-ion rechargeable batteries so your methods of recharging become a whole lot easier.

I talk to contractors all the time. One of the most common complaints that I hear from them is job site theft. Someone yanks one of their rotary hammers from a project or steals the equipment right from the bed of their truck. It happens all the time in our area and in this business where you are working outside in various environments. Bosch understands the importance of protecting your property so the new GRL500HCK has theft deterrence. The tool locks when receiver is undocked from rotary laser; alarm sounds if rotary is moved, unit rendered inoperable without receiver. It may not prevent them from taking it but it makes a lot of noise while their running and it makes it impossible to pawn when it doesn’t work.

Bosch GRL500HCK Rotary Laser Kit In Use OutsideWith the Bosch GRL500HCK you have a design where the remote control and receiver are one (thanks to a docking system). All of the information you may need whether it be: rotary laser status, system settings or measurements are all easily accessible.

Now there are some important key points to highlight on the Bosch GRL500HCK. This rotary laser has an impressive 1,650 ft of range to accommodate various jobsite situations. Not to mention it has an impressive + or – 1/16” inch accuracy per 100ft (only an approx + or – 1” for the full 1,650 ft range). Now what happens if for some reason it malfunctions and it wasn’t from misuse. What kind of warranty are we looking at?

Bosch offers a 2-year limited warranty on this product. This can give you the peace of mind and reliability you need when you invest in a Bosch GRL500HCK.

Interested in purchasing one? Visit our Tools Plus website and learn more about the GRL500HCK.

Below is valid January 1st – March 31st, 2015:

Interested in a Bosch 360 Power Box Stereo or the highly popular Bosch 12V Heated Jacket? If you purchase the Bosch GRL500HCK between January 1 and March 31, 2015 you can receive one of these products FREE (via mail-in rebate). See mail-in rebate form for the full details.

Tools-Plus Partners with Imperial Blades

Dec 3, 2010

Imperial Blades manufactures high quality replacement blades that are compatible with a wide variety of multi-tools.

Imperial Blades manufactures high quality replacement blades that are compatible with a wide variety of multi-tools.

It’s not often that we get excited about partnering with a new product manufacturer. I mean, let’s face it, brands come and go, and the big guys are always the big guys. But when we discovered the <a href=”http://www.tools-plus.com/imperial-blades.html”>Imperial Blade Company</a>, we knew right away they would be a great fit for us and our customers. Imperial Blades specializes in manufacturing high quality replacement blades for a wide variety of multi-tools; they do one thing, and they do it really well. Our first thought was that there were just cheap, knock-off blades that wouldn’t perform like the OEM blades, but as soon as we picked them up we could feel the heavy duty quality built into every blade. Imperial Blades manufactures their blades with the highest quality steels available, and they offer them in single packs and also money saving 3 and 10 packs.
Imperial Blades are compatible with the most popular brands of multi-tools. Their “MM” series blades work with Fein Multi-Master, Bosch Multi-X, Dremel Multi-Max, Chicago and Crafstmen Multi-tools.  The “SC” series works with Fein Supercut, and the “RW” series is compatible with Rockwell Sonicrafter, Ridgid Job-Max and Worx Sonicrafter tools. And with the right adapters, any of these blades are likely to work with almost any tool.
Using the right blade for the job is the key to getting the most out of your multi-tool, and Imperial Blades make it easy to get the right blade at a price you can afford. If you own a multi-tool, you owe it to yourself to check out our full line of <a href=”http://www.tools-plus.com/imperial-blades.html”>Imperial Blades</a> today.

It’s not often that we get excited about partnering with a new product manufacturer. I mean, let’s face it, brands come and go, and the big guys are always the big guys. But when we discovered the Imperial Blade Company, we knew right away they would be a great fit for us and our customers. Imperial Blades specializes in manufacturing high quality replacement blades for a wide variety of multi-tools; they do one thing, and they do it really well. Our first thought was that there were just cheap, knock-off blades that wouldn’t perform like the OEM blades, but as soon as we picked them up we could feel the heavy duty quality built into every blade. Imperial Blades manufactures their blades with the highest quality steels available, and they offer them in single packs and also money saving 3 and 10 packs.

Imperial Blades are compatible with the most popular brands of multi-tools. Their “MM” series blades work with Fein Multi-Master, Milwaukee Multi-Tool, Bosch Multi-X, Dremel Multi-Max, Chicago and Crafstmen Multi-tools.  The “SC” series works with Fein Supercut, and the “RW” series is compatible with Rockwell Sonicrafter, Ridgid Job-Max and Worx Sonicrafter tools. And with the right adapters, any of these blades are likely to work with almost any tool.

Using the right blade for the job is the key to getting the most out of your multi-tool, and Imperial Blades make it easy to get the right blade at a price you can afford. If you own a multi-tool, you owe it to yourself to check out our full line of Imperial Blades today.

Tips For Choosing the Right Power Tools

Aug 7, 2009

DeWalt Power Tool Combo Kit

DeWalt Power Tool Combo Kit

Shopping for power tools can be tough, especially when you’re not totally sure what you’re looking for. To help you out, Tools-Plus.com wants you to consider some of these points for choosing the right power tools for your project:

  1. Pay attention to technology developments and see how new features can help you. For example, lithium ion batteries offer much lighter, more powerful performance.

  2. Check out local tool distributors and online retailers like Tools-Plus.com for suggestions on what tools may be best for the job. Don’t be afraid to give us a call at 1-800-222-6133 if you have any questions.

  3. Consider how you’re going to use to tool. Try to choose power tool options that can allow for you to work easily and effectively. For example, if you’re planning on working in tight spaces, cordless power tools can prove to be a life saver.

  4. Make sure you handle the tools before using them. Be sure that it feels comfortable and that you can utilize it for your projects. If you’re looking to buy online, try out a tool at a local store then check out online retailers for a better deal.

  5. Always be sure to invest in a high quality charger. Be sure it fits your batteries and offers fast charging capabilities in a tough design.

  6. Shop around for tools that may have better features to suit your needs. Don’t just buy whatever tool comes up first. Really look into reviews on the products or ask questions to find out more. Remember, knowledge is power…or, well, power tools.

  7. Consider the warranty. If you feel that you’re going to be tough on your tools then look for models that offer extended coverage.

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Every Home Needs a Power Drill

Jul 31, 2009

When you’re a new homeowner, it may come as no surprise that you’ll probably have a whole lot of little things to take

Hitachi Power Drill

Hitachi Power Drill

care of around the house. From little fixes here and there to all out remodeling jobs, owning a home can be challenging and expensive. However, if you start out by equipping yourself with the right power tools, you just may be able to tackle a lot of common household problems yourself.

To start out with, make sure that your home has a good power drill. Power Drills are probably the most useful and most valuable power tool you can have in your brand new home, especially if you’re the type that likes to hang artwork or fix loose hardware. Able to make screwdrivers history, power drills make it easier than ever for you to hang up your pictures, install a shelf, fix loose hardware, or even make small repairs on many of your furniture pieces. Plus if you choose a cordless model, you can even make it into those tight spaces in the closet, where you’ll need the extra shelving space. From big projects to quick fixes, power drills are going to be your right hand man when it comes to home improvement.

At Tools-Plus.com, we carry a wide selection of power tools, including cordless power drills, that are perfect for making your tool box complete. Choose from a wide variety of power drills with different features and battery powers to find the one that’s right for you. Trust us, this small investment now will pay off just after the first few uses. So go ahead. Save some time and money and get your power drill today.

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Tips for Choosing the Right Jig Saw

Jul 27, 2009

DeWalt Heavy-Duty Variable Speed Top-Handle Jig Saw

DeWalt Heavy-Duty Variable Speed Top-Handle Jig Saw

Jig saws are incredibly useful and versatile tools. Able to tackle many of the same projects as a band saw and a scroll saw, the jig saw is a compact, portable tool that really delivers when you need the cutting power and precision to complete your next project. When shopping for the right jig saw, it’s important to remember that this tool has to be able to serve you wherever and whenever you need it to. Here are a few tips from Tools-Plus.com on how to choose the right jig saw.

First, take a look at where you plan on using your jig saw. What kind of power sources will you have access to? Will you be able to use extension cords? Will you be taking it on the job with you? Once you’ve taken a look at your power options, then you can choose between a cordless or a corded option. Cordless is great for areas where extension cords can be difficult to come by, but keep in mind that they don’t have as much power behind them in terms of performance. Cordless models are best suited for cutting through wood while corded models pack more power and can saw through wood, thick boards, light metals and other tough materials. Keep a corded model on hand if you plan on tackling tough projects or want to use it continuously.

Next take a look at the features. Do you need variable speed? Orbital action? How about the convenience of tool free blade changing? Give a glance at the features that each jig saw offers and then make a decision based upon what features you’ll actually use and can help to improve the quality of your work. Don’t just invest in a jig saw that has a ton of features that you’ll never have to use.

Finally, give your blades some consideration. Most jig saws offer a variety of blades for different applications. If you plan on doing a lot of wood cutting and maybe even perhaps light metal, then a high speed steel or bi-metal blade may be the best choice. If you’re looking for something a bit more long lasting and versatile, try a cobalt steel blade that offers power for both wood and metal applications. Looking to cut masonry board? A carbide grip blade may be the best option. Or, if you’re looking to do more fine detail work, a scrolling blade can be just the thing you need to make narrow, intricate cuts.

To find the right jig saw for you, be sure to check out the selection at Tools-Plus.com. We’re stocked with the perfect saw for the job.

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Come Visit The New Tools-Plus Warehouse

Jul 9, 2009

All of us at Tool-Plus are very excited about our much-needed, much larger warehouse. Check out the video of our favorite pooch, Lucy, directing our first shipment of DeWalt tools inside the warehouse. We’ll be posting great deals on the DeWalt tools we just received, so visit Tools-Plus regularly. Enjoy!

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All You Ever Needed To Know About Power Sanders

Jun 15, 2009

Shopping for a power sander? Obviously, we want you to shop with Tools-Plus, but for comprehensive information on the subject (and the rare brand that we don’t carry), visit PowerSanders.info before you buy. The site is full of information on both orbital and belt sanders and sander accessories like replacement backing pads and sandpaper.

New to home improvement? The site is a great resource, explaining the difference between the different types of sanders and the uses of their accessories, and some first-hand perspective on several of the top products in each category. Happy sanding!

Spotlight On: Delta Power Tools

May 18, 2009

Delta Laser Drill Press

Delta Laser Drill Press

Founded in 1919 in an effort to preserve the American Dream, Delta is one of the most recognizable names in the power tool business. At the time of their creation, Delta power tools exhibited unparalleled efficiency, reducing month-long projects to just a few days, and even in this day and age, they continue to dominate the market.

Pledging only the highest quality and greatest reliability, the company delivers on both counts, offering a wide array of instruments for accomplishing any task. Table saws, drill presses, belt sanders, and even tape measures abound in the Delta product line, ready to satisfy even the pickiest craftsman. Regardless of the job and how dirty it is, customers have always counted on Delta to get it done, and the company has always come through, persevering into the 21st century and still enjoying great commercial success.

Tools-Plus.com is a proud carrier of Delta machinery and accessories, so the next time you have a job to do, you can order any of their fine products at our store. Long live Delta power tools!

Save with Reconditioned Tools

Apr 22, 2009

DeWalt Sander

In times like these, it’s hard for craftmen to get the tools they need at a price that they can afford. If it’s not the price being offered for new tools, it’s the availability. So how can do-it-yourselfers and tool enthusiasts alike still get the equipment they need without going on a scavenger hunt for the best price?

Tools-Plus.com offers a solution for stressed craftsmen looking for a better deal on items like nailers, sanders, and saws. The Reconditioned Tool selection at Tools-Plus.com gives craftsmen a better way to shop for tools by offering up a great selection of DeWalt power tools that have been restored to their top condition. Though some of the tools may have cosmetic blemishes, it’s really the performance that counts. These tools are guaranteed with manufacturer’s warranties, just like a new tools, and still deliver the same cutting, nailing, or sanding power you need to complete your latest project.

Take a look at some of our reconditioned tools to see how you can save on brand name tools that are easy to use, easy to purchase, and easy to ship right to your door.