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Dewalt Portable Power Station Review

What does portable power mean to you?  For some people, it doesn’t mean much because they are never in a situation where power is hard to come by.  For the rest of us, it means freedom.  Freedom to run tools wherever you want and whenever you want.  The one problem with portable power is most of the time you need a gas engine to produce the power.  Having a gas engine means it can be noisy and is required to sit outside in the fresh air.  I am not saying generators or inverters are bad because they aren’t.  They...

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DeWALT 20V Max 4.0Ah Battery – Hits the Streets

  Today I received DeWALTs new DCS373M2 metal cutting saw and to my surprise it came with two 4.0Ah batteries.  I am still in shock that the 4.0 batteries came with no major announcement.  It doesn’t even say 4.0 on the side of the battery.  Instead it is labeled XR like the European 20V/18V XR.  This could mean that DeWALT has something big in the works like a XR Brushless line of tools for the US market. What does 4.0Ah technology mean for the user?  Longer runtimes, around 33% more runtime depending on the tool.  We did some 4.0 testing with...

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