Garage Product Reviews

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    The Best Lawn Mower

    June 22, 2017

    After a season of mowing a 4,300 sq. ft. lawn with self-propelled gas, electric and manual lawn mowers, we found the best lawn mower for most folks to be a Honda gas-powered model.

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    The Best Air Compressor

    May 31, 2017

    We spent over 40 hours researching and testing air compressors in a busy wood shop to find the CA Air Tools - 5510SE to be the best air compressor in terms of noise and portability.

  • The Best Rechargeable Flashlight

    January 10, 2017

    Over three weeks, we tested ten of the best rechargeable flashlights under $100. We included tactical flashlights, emergency lights, and spotlights to find three stand-out picks.

  • The Best Ear Plugs

    December 13, 2016

    After three weeks of testing the 12 best ear plugs on the market, we determined the top choices for noise blocking, sleeping, and for critical listening.

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    The Best Bike Pump

    October 21, 2016

    After one month of testing, we determined that the best bike pumps on the market are the Lezyne Steel and Topeak Road Morph.

  • The Best Stadium Seats

    October 11, 2016

    We sat on six seats for over 150 hours, after comparing 20+ units, in order to make our recommendation for the best overall stadium seat.

  • The Best Water Bottle

    September 2, 2016

    We tested 22 different bottles over several weeks in order to determine the best pick in each frequently-used category.

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    The Best Basketball

    August 26, 2016

    Advice from professional ballers informed our 100 hours of testing and allowed us to make our pick for the best indoor and outdoor basketballs.

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    The Best Indoor Outdoor Thermometer

    July 21, 2016

    After 30 hours of testing we found the best-in-class thermometer has an important feature that most other models were lacking.

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    The Best Garden Hose

    July 11, 2016

    We tested the best garden hoses over 30 hours in order to determine the Craftsman Premium is the best option available. The Craftsman is sturdy, manageable, and comes with a lifetime warranty.

  • The Best Garden Hose Nozzle

    July 11, 2016

    The SprayTec 9-Pattern Nozzle takes the cake with its multi-use functionality and comfortable grip, great attributes for any serious gardener.

  • The Best Aluminum Can Crusher

    April 1, 2016

    We took down over 1000 soda cans to determine our selection of the best can crusher: the Easy Pull Auto Dispenser. The Easy Pull is quick, inexpensive, risk-free and easy to use.