Category: DIY Tools

Ryobi Stud Detector

When you are looking for a stud detector you will notice you can spend anything from a couple of dollars to hundreds of dollars, there is a huge range.  Ryobi being designed for the homeowner has come out with a very inexpensive detector for the homeowner.  The unit is priced around $30 for the Ryobi Stud Detector model ESF5000. When I first saw this unit, it reminded me of the Franklin detector, but with a lower price tag.  The front of the unit has multiple LED lights that will light up as you are getting close to a stud and...

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Ryobi 18V Glue Gun Model P305

If you are part of the Power Tool Forum, then you probably already know that Mig found about Ryobi is coming out with a cordless glue gun.  Well that was back in October and now we have one to show off.  I can’t tell you how many times a year I use a hot glue gun.  I have two kids and I am always finding new uses for the glue gun.  So when I found out Ryobi has a cordless version available, I have to say I was pretty excited.  Now they aren’t the first to market with a cordless glue...

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Ryobi 18V Hammer Drill Model P1813

Well, it’s finally here, a Ryobi cordless drill.  Okay, yes they have had a cordless drill out for a long time, but this one is a little different.  If you have used a Ryobi drill in the past, you know they are great drills, but they do lack the feel and power of a tough drill.  The new Ryobi Hammer drill 18V model P1813 now fills the gap.  While Ryobi is designed for the homeowner, I do know a lot of small contractors who use Ryobi tools for a variety of reasons.  I always hear guys give different reasons...

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Ryobi 18V Palm Router Model P601

Ryobi currently has a palm router on the market that runs on their 18V platform.  If you check it out at Home Depot, people love the router and give it high praise.  So if you think that is a good palm router, you have to check out their updated palm router model P601.  This is a huge step up. When I say it’s a big step up, this palm router feels great, feels like a quality router and has some great features to it.  Now,  you’re not going to use this router to create a house since it’s cordless,...

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Ryobi 18V Belt Sander Model P450

This tool is the exact reason why I love Ryobi and always recommend their line of products to Homeowners.  Well, it’s not just because they have a cordless belt sander on the market, but because of their line-up of 18V tools.  Who else on the market has such a wide range of cordless power tools on the market?  Sure there are companies who have a ton of SKU’s on the market, but if you look at Ryobi array of tools, no one beats them.  Couple that with who they are, Quality tools at reasonable prices and no other manufacturer...

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