Designed to light large areas. Great Design. (Amazon) This article began as an idepth review of the truly unique Makita DML810 and quickly blossomed into a guide of the best Makita work lights. I thought it made sense to give you a comprehensive look into the range of lights available from Makita so you can […]
Because generators are typically used outdoors, you need to be more aware of the potential dangers than you would using one indoors for normal household applications. Typically, the extension cords used with a generator have to handle more current than those used in the home. If you’re using your generator to supply your home during an outage, you need to be certain that the extension cord can handle the load.
By all accounts, the Delta 1300 Power Station is a sensational product, incorporating some of the best modern design and technology. It certainly looks impressively stylish, with sleek modern lines and a very practical…
For anyone looking to buy an affordable 6000W portable generator, the WEN GN6000 is worth considering. This size generator provides a wonderfully versatile balance between power output and portability. The WEN GN6000 has the watts to supply most of our requirements for home, outdoor, RV, and jobsite electricity.
Inverter generators are not always that powerful and can be expensive. The Craftsman 3000i has answered the call for a more affordable, more powerful portable generator providing clean, safe power. Wonderfully portable, with enough watts to satisfy most RV needs, the inexpensive Craftsman 3000W inverter generator has won the hearts of campers and homeowners.
A hurricane’s category on this scale ranges between 1 and 5, with 1 being the weakest and 5 being the strongest. Remember that the category rating doesn’t tell us everything about the destructive force of a hurricane, and a hurricane does damage in more ways than wind force alone.
Goal Zero’s power stations run virtually silent, although they do have cooling fans built into each unit to keep the lithium-ion battery temperatures in check. You can notice little slats or vents towards the bottom of the Yeti 500X. These are meant to help ventilate the unit and prevent its battery from overheating during rapid discharge.
So what do you do when an electrical outlet is not working? There are a few logical steps that should be taken to identify the cause. Correcting it may be more complicated. But we have to start out by eliminating the most obvious causes.
The industrial design of the Ingersoll Rand TS4N5 is evident in the materials used and easy service accessibility. Durable cast iron construction makes for a tough and reliable pump. It should be good for 15,000 hours plus, without any hassles.
When considering a portable battery power station, there will always be a play-off between portability vs power and battery storage. Higher wattage and a large battery will obviously make for a heavier, bulkier product. The Westinghouse iGen160s is a winner in the portability category. Not so much if you need more power or battery time. You can carry it around like a portable radio and take it anywhere.
One reason why I rate Westinghouse generators so highly is the incredible fuel economy they offer. The Westinghouse iGen2600 takes this to even greater heights, when compared some of their other generators, which are all well above average when looking at economy.
Champion Power Equipment has built up a solid reputation over the past couple of decades, designing and manufacturing some of the finest portable generators in North America. They cater to pretty much every segment of the market — casual, enthusiast/ DIY, and professional. Their classic yellow + black color scheme is instantly recognizable, and the Champion name is synonymous with quality.
I suppose, in a way, reviewing the Ingersoll Rand SS5L5 hails back to a childhood fascination with growling machines that did super-cool stuff. The no-fuss industrial appearance of this air compressor certainly does this image justice. Though, I won’t be reviewing this machine based on looks but, rather, its specifications and performance.
Essentially, Tesla Wall is an advanced and efficient battery designed to store electricity for homes and commercial buildings. Used in in conjunction with an inverter, the DC power stored in the battery system can be used to power all your household appliances. The Tesla Wall battery is compatible with most solar inverter and uninterrupted power supply systems.
With one-kilowatt continuous power, and 2000W surge capacity, the Jackery Explorer 1000 is able to provide electricity for much more than a few electronic devices or CPAP machines. Add to this, a larger 10002WH lithium battery, and you have one versatile portable battery power station.
US retailer, Tractor Supply Company (TSC) has grown to become a giant in the outdoor, agricultural, and animal supply market on the North American continent. This article follows this success that has defined the company from its very humble beginnings as a farm supply store.
There is a huge demand for portable battery power stations, and for good reason. Unlike bulky gas generators, that are noisy, belch fumes, and are not that portable, a battery pack with an inverter provides reliable, clean electricity without any hassles.
We’re going to take a look at the best walk-behind 3-in-1 lawn mowers that do-it-all — bag, discharge, and mulch. The average homeowner reading this article could benefit a lot more from versatility instead of being locked into a single dedicated model, taking up a lot of extra space in the garage.