Eric Aune

I’ve got a lot of comments and messages asking which saw is best for plumbing and HVAC work since the new Milwaukee 2782 metal cutting circ saw was announced. Is it the full-size 2729 Deep Cut Band Saw or the Circular saw? The best answer I have is: It depends. If you’re cutting rod, copper Read More

My first press tool was corded and weighed twelve billion pounds (that’s like 467 metric tons, Canada). Since that first tool I have owned multiple press tools, all cordless but different makes, models and manufacturers. Prior to the inline models [we’ve had now for a few years] were the typical pistol grip style. I’ve probably Read More

The DEWALT  XP™ Tape Measure (DWHT36225) is re-engineered from the inside out. The result is a compact, professional-duty ergonomic tape with a case designed for a better fit in the user’s hand. I got my hands on the new XP tape this week, a couple months before it will be available for sale and I Read More

One of my favorite parts of my job is meeting people from all over the world working in the trades. John and I have met face to face with dozens of plumbing and heating pros at trade shows, on job sites and at industry events but its our daily interaction on social media that puts Read More

Its HUGE!

If you’re looking to attend the largest trade show in the world showcasing innovative products, tools and training in the plumbing, mechanical, interior design, water & energy industries then look no further than ISH. The 250,000 sq. meter, eleven multi-story exhibit halls provide the footprint to house over 2400 exhibitors. ISH happens every two years Read More