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New Products

Anaheim, Calif.

DITEQ announces the introduction of a new 15 amp, three-speed, hand-held core drill with a four-inch bit capacity. The Handi-TeqTM sports several unique features that set it apart. At the top of the list is a revolutionary new clutch system that avoids seizures due to worn or overheated slip washers. Also noteworthy is the variable-speed trigger. The Handi-Teq also has a multi-position side handle, three-position water hose connector and D-shaped rear handle for improve ergonomics and maneuverability. The unit comes with a carrying case, tool kit and adapters for 1-1/4"-7 and 5/8"-11 threads. For additional information, or for a new 2004 catalog, call toll-free (866) 688-1032 or visit diteq.com.

New York, N.Y.

The spring 2004 Jeep workwear line (T-shirts, jeans, shorts and jackets) features an expanded high-performance, water and stain repellent collection. Ideal for wearing on the job site, the workwear collection is unique in its design and utilizes only the highest quality materials. Jeep workwear, featuring DuPont HT Teflon stain protection, guards against water, mud, grease and any other conditions that Mother Nature can provide. Jeep workwear is available at J.C. Penney, Work-N-Gear, Do-it-Best Hardware and fine outdoor and specialty stores. For more information and retail locations, call Old Toledo Brands at (212) 221-9800, or e-mail bkosky@oldtoledobrands.com.

SM Diamond Tools, Inc.
Pomona, Calif.

Professionals demanded a rugged wet cutting masonry saw, and SM Diamond Tools responded with a 14" saw that comes standard with a 2 HP industrial motor for maximum torque. The BM 14 takes on the toughest brick or block you can throw at it. The high-quality diamond blades are a perfect match. This saw is made in our manufacturing facilities for maximum quality and consistency. The BM 14 features wet cutting, 2 HP engine, light weight unit and a one-year limited warranty. For more information, call (800) 905-6888.

Turning Sense into Cents

The Wal-KapTM is a simple, unique product made of recycled plastic. It protects the cores of masonry walls from inclement weather during construction. The Wal-Kap reduces labor cost and waste, and provides a neat appearance while keeping the inner wall dry, which helps prevent efflorescence and mold. Our product helps expedite painting and other finishes, saving you time and money. Environmentally, the Wal-Kap makes sense; professionally, it makes more cents. It is easily field-cut to provide that custom fit. Stop wasting time and money trying to protect your walls and invest in our Wal-Kap today! We are "changing the industry standard in masonry wall protection." For more information, call (304) 722-9449 or visit www.rswallsystems.com.

Verot Oaks Building Blocks, Inc. (VOBB)
Lafayette, La.

Quality VOBB concrete block construction is simple, strong and affordable. One of the most direct ways to increase your profit is to make the job simpler and less costly. Using VOBB concrete block has proven this on numerous construction projects. VOBB concrete blocks are dry-stacked, which greatly eliminates a lot of the labor cost and therefore helps to increase the job's profit. VOBB blocks are made in lengths of 6", 12" and 18". The use of a 6" grid greatly reduces the amount of cutting during construction. Please see our web site for numerous photos, directions, technical and more at www.vobb.com, or call (337) 781-0705.

Metabo Corporation
West Chester, Pa.

Metabo Corporation now offers a 15.6-volt cordless drill/driver that provides up to 20% more power, as well as 8% higher torque, than the previous model. The BSP15.6 Plus incorporates a rugged die cast aluminum gear housing, as well as a new oversized motor with advanced cooling features that help to reduce heat build-up by up to 65%, increasing operating life while delivering more power. It also has a quick-release keyless chuck, spindle stop system, two-position auxiliary side handle, "Impuls" technology, and weighs only six pounds. For more information, call (800) 638-2264 or visit www.metabousa.com.

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