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e hinted a few is­sues back that we had picked up an IR (Inger­soll Rand) W5350 90-de­gree cord­less ½-in im­pact. Since that time, we have in­stalled ev­ery­thing from run­ning boards on our Low Down Dirty Dodge project to swap­ping the driv­e­train out of Stinky Jeep. We even got some jobs done around the house, not “wash­ing floors” or “fold­ing laun­dry” but things to mark off the “honey do” list all the same.

We as­so­ci­ate IR with pneu­matic com­pres­sors, air tools and bob­cat skid steer trac­tors, so the thought of them step­ping into bat­tery pow­ered world ini­tially threw up a red flag and a mur­mured “What the…?” It was like watch­ing Edi­tor Mack get his hands dirty; surely it would take a few bat­tery and con­trol re­vi­sions to sink their teeth into this mar­ket. You know what we

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