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Category Archive: OTHER, TECH, Tech Stories, Tools, Videos

How It’s Done: Hot Rod Jen Letters A Truck Door With 23k Gold Leaf

Hot Rod Jen is back at it with more cool videos, and in this one she’s showing off her Gold Leaf and lettering skills. This is some cool stuff here with an awesome classic look that has that...

Best Bench Grinder? Let’s Settle This! Harbor Freight Bauer vs JET, Hercules, Rikon, Shop Fox, Delta

Shop tools can be so hard to shop for sometimes, and that’s because there are so many options available! I know that sounds funny, but sometimes having so many options can make it hard to make...

Who Makes The Best Flashlight? Lumen & Destructive Testing SureFire, Olight & More: Who’s Lying Most?

With the advent of modern LED lights, powerful flashlights have taken off like wildfire. Unfortunately, like most automotive and accessory lighting, there isn’t a standard for measuring and...

Building A Mobile Drill Press Table, And Bead Rolling The Bed Of The Comanche Project With Big Tire Garage

Ian is back at it! This time he’s working on two projects. One is the Comanche build, and the other is a tool build. Yep, he’s modifying shop equipment which we totally approve of. This...

How Good Is Milwaukee’s New 2023 High-Speed Ratchet vs The Old Model And Other Affordable Options

Cordless ratchets just keep getting better and better! In this video from the Torque Test Channel, the new High-Speed Extended Ratchet from Milwaukee is a badass, but it’s more expensive than...

Plasma Cutter Buyer’s Guide – What Size Do You Need And Why? Here’s Eastwood’s Guide.

In the video below, Eastwood shares their Versa-Cut 20, 40, and 60 plasma cutters and tells you how to choose the right plasma cutter for your shop or garage. The specs found here can be used to...

Will This Cordless Die Grinder Beat Milwaukee’s M12? Ryobi & Harbor Freight Chief Hit The Dyno To Find Out If Batteries Can Beat Air.

With more and more tools becoming available in cordless, battery operated, versions it is truly amazing how much you can do with what used to require an air compressor and supply lines in your...

What Do You Think Of This List? Nine Must-Have LIFETIME WARRANTY Items From Harbor Freight For The DIY Mechanic

When we saw this list from The Daninator we were curious and had to check it out. Remember as you watch the video and consider this list, that it is LIFETIME warranty items only. So while there may...

Who Makes The Best Utility Knife? Let’s Find Out! Milwaukee, DeWalt, Gerber, Husky, Kobalt, Klein Tools, Craftsman

It seems like everyone either carries some kind of flip-out knife on their belt or clipped to their pocket nowadays as cutting open boxes in the shop, opening packages, etc is a daily ritual. So who...

Harbor Freight’s New Impact is a $300 German Hazet in Green Clothes? Huh?

We’ve shared a lot of tool test results from the Torque Test Channel on YouTube, and besides giving the specs on each tool they are also known for giving information about what’s inside...

Seriously, Amazon’s Own Power Tools are Here! vs Same Price HF & Walmart

Amazon has its own power tools now! Yep, everyone is getting in on it and the Torque Test Channel is doing testing to see if they are worth a crap in comparison to the other low-buck tool brands out...

Check Out This Epic Lathe Restoration! This Video Will Inspire You To Find And Restore Some Old Tools!

A couple of months ago we shared a lathe restoration video that had us drooling, so when we saw this new one come up we decided we had to share it as well. Old tools and equipment are awesome, but...

DeWALT VS Milwaukee On The Cordless Drill Dyno Brake… Which One Will Survive The Lie Detector

We’ve shown plenty of tool testing videos between the Torque Test Channel and Project Farm, because there is a cordless tool battle going on that rivals the diesel wars between Ford, GM, and...

Who Makes The Best Car Jump Starter In 2022? Jump Start a 5.9L Diesel & 7.4L Big Block? NOCO, Autogen, Yesper, Gooloo

I remember when little jump packs started to become a thing a few years ago after previously having to carry around a jump pack that was the size of a car battery with jumper cables hanging from it....