Schumacher Battery Extender – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

Schumacher Battery Extender It should come as no surprise that along with every other technology in the world today, battery tech is changing as well. What does that mean to you and me? Simply put, we have to spend some money upgrading our set of tools designed to keep batteries charged and maintained. Go figure. […]

Craftsman C3 19.2V AM / FM / Weather Radio

Craftsman C3 19.2V AM / FM / Weather Radio Have any tools in the Craftsman C3 line?  If so, the Craftsman C3 19.2V AM / FM / Weather Radio could be a functional add-on tool for you.  Before getting this tool to test and review, I didn’t have a weather radio, and I’ve always thought […]

TERRACLEAN Mist In-Car Air Quality System 203160 – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

TERRACLEAN Mist In-Car Air Quality System 203160 It’s a mouthful to say the least, but this is a pretty cool tool. In a nutshell, it can do for your vehicle (or your clients’ vehicles, really) what HVAC duct cleaners do for sick houses. The Terraclean Mist System is an ultrasonic unit that disperses a mist […]

Powermate VKP1080418 Air Compressor – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

SEMA/APPEX Show 2012 Series Powermate VKP1080418 Air Compressor During our stop at the Powermate booth at this year’s show, we took a look at a couple of compressors. For the stationery bunch, check out the Powermate PLD1581518. For the portable, on-the-go crowd, this was our favorite. The Powermate VKP1080418 Air Compressor is a great tool […]

Powermate PLD1581519 Air Compressor – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

SEMA/AAPEX 2012 Series Powermate PLD1581519 Air Compressor: The SEMA/AAPEX 2012 show in Las Vegas was a lot like a walk through a candy store – without the impending tooth decay. We got a glimpse of a lot of tools and accessories that were either new to the market or hadn’t even hit the shelves yet. […]

Bosch GP712VS Polisher – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

SEMA/AAPEX 2012 Series Bosch GP712VS Polisher:  On our recent trip to SEMA/AAPEX 2012, we got to check out a couple of tools in the Bosch booth. One of which was the new Bosch GP712VS – a variable speed polisher that boasts these features: Soft-Start with “Constant Response Circuitry” Directable air flow, to keep dust away […]

Ernst Manufacturing Tool Organizers – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

SEMA/AAPEX 2012 Series Ernst Manufacturing Tool Organizers We spent a lot of time at the show looking for cool tools and accessories to show you. One thing we always had in mind, though, was the tool’s origin. At Tool Skool, we’re big on US Manufacturing! However, it has to be a good product, as well. […]

ACDelco ARI2061B Li-ion 1/2″ Impact Wrench – Tool Review

SEMA/AAPEX 2012 Series ACDelco was the first booth we visited on shooting day at the show. The ACDelco ARI2061B Li-ion 1/2″ Impact Wrench was a definite eye-catcher with its color scheme. The truth is, it’s more than a pretty face – it’s a real workhorse. Check out these specs: ACDelco ARI2061B Li-ion 1/2″ Impact Wrench: […]

Bayco NSR-9910 Nightstick Flashlight – SEMA/AAPEX 2012

Bayco NSR-9910 Nightstick Flashlight We found the Bayco NSR-9910 Nightstick Flashlight from a distance at the 2012 SEMA/AAPEX Show – shining like a…well, you get the point. Several things made this flashlight cool. The foremost being the downward-facing flood beam that added another dimension to the tool. We had never before seen one like it, […]