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New tools from Dewalt get a workout on the farm

Dewalt unveiled a new line of air tools including a 3/8-in. drive air ratchet, 3/8-in. reversible drill, angle die grinder and palm sander. Complete with shock-resistant housings, aluminum bodies, one-handed directional switches and high rpm for heavy-duty fastening, the tools are designed to provide quality performance and be tough enough to take a beating.

Each air tool has ergonomic handles with rubber grips, as well as an adjustable exhaust port, which rotates 360 de­grees and directs exhaust away from the operator. Although pneumatic tools are noisy, need oiling and require hoses, overall, this new line of air tools is a good buy for a farm shop. The compact tools perform well. When compared to buying cordless equivalents, if you already have a good air source, this Dewalt line of air tools is an affordable option.

Team FIN tested the air tools and rated them from 1 to 5.

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