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Retecflex Re 14-5-115 review

Retecflex Re 14-5-115

Roger Bisby grinds it out with the Retecflex from Flex. In essence this Retecflex grinder and sander is an angle grinder with a fancy dust extractor attachment permanently attached to its side but it is no ordinary angle grinder. It is a 1400 watt German built angle grinder with electronic speed control, soft start and restart protection so it doesn’t …

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Klober Air Open underlay used on Losely Park Manor

Klober’s air-open underlay Permo air has been installed on Losely Park  a Grade 1 listed manor house as part of a full roof refurbishment.   The underlay was specified  for a design specification to re-roof the entire property. In a property of this age tile vents would have been out of place but the architects were mindful that there is …

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Bostik launches All Weather Wide Jointing Compound

wide jointing compound

Bostik has launched a new All Weather Wide Jointing Compound for paths and patios, specially formulated for use in wet and dry weather conditions. Suitable for joints from 5mm to 30mm in width, the new jointing compound requires no mixing or special tools during installation; it can simply be brushed and compacted into the joints. Once cured, it forms a …

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Volkswagen Amarok gets facelift and V6 engine

The new Amarok from Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles is set to feature the latest generation of Volkswagen V6 engines meaning drivers can look forward to an additional litre of displacement offered by the 3.0-litre engine. The new engine will deliver 550 Nm of torque and has an output of 224 PS. Offering high torque at low engine speeds, the six-cylinder engine is …

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Stylish safety boots

Stylish safety boots

Three new models have been added to Italian premium safety footwear brand Aimont’s  Trucker range of stylish safety boots. The combination of safety, strength and reliability and a deep tread pattern that allows optimum grip on all types of surface is said to distinguish the fashionable Trucker Iceland and Scotland boots and Galles shoes. They also feature composite, rather than …

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Big week for van and pickup truck launches

new vans

It’s been a big week for van and pickup truck news as several new models made their UK debuts at the Commercial Vehicle show held at the Birmingham NEC from the 26-28 April. April 2016 has seen the wraps pulled off the all-new Citroen Dispatch, Peugeot Expert and Toyota ProAce, which all made their world premiers at the event. In …

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Fein releases latest review: Fein AFMT 12 Cordless Multitalent

Fein AFMT 12 Cordless Multitalent

Powertool manufacturer Fein has released its latest “Feeling FEIN’ video tool review. The ‘Feeling FEIN’ reviews focus on getting FEIN’s products into the hands of professional tradesmen. Each tradesman has been using a specific FEIN power tool and has given their honest feedback on camera. In this review Dale Cromwell, owner of Crafted Group (Bathrooms, Kitchens, Electrical & Landscaping) has …

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Isuzu launches truck for all terrain

Isuzu AT35

Isuzu has bolstered the D-Max line-up with the launch of an extreme version. The new Isuzu D-Max Arctic Trucks AT35 is engineered to take on the most arduous terrain, according to the manufacturer. Available in either double-cab or extended-cab configurations, Isuzu says the AT35 is the most capable pick-up it has ever put on sale. It is priced from £30,995. …

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Product review: HB42 sealant/adhesive

HB42

Roger Bisby takes a look at another advanced polymer adhesive/sealant and tells us he thinks it’s the magic ingredient. HB42 is an advanced polymer sealant/adhesive that promises to stick almost anything to anything and it can do it wet or dry.  We have been a little spoilt for choice with adhesives of this type lately, I have tested  Sticks Like, …

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Iveco debuts new daily 4×4

Iveco used the CV Show to premiere its New Daily 4×4 – the latest generation off-roader, built with special features to tackle tough terrain including quarries, building sites and remote locations often inaccessible to regular commercial vehicles. The updated 4×4 is said to pair a reinforced body with the driving comfort of an on-road vehicle including excellent forward visibility and …

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