April 16, 2010

Consumer Reports Home and Garden Issue

bad_larry.jpg
The latest issue of Consumer Reports delves into some home and garden items that you all might be interested in now that spring is almost here. Among other things, the magazine has rankings of the latest string trimmers and mowers and tractors.

The relevant articles are posted up online but without a password you can get the intro, but not the actual product ratings. Still, if you're in the market for one of these items, even the intros are quite helpful

Unfortunately, the tractor article doesn't rank the 1947 8N Ford Tractor, like the one we're currently tinkering around with out in the shed (pictured). Because it's an essential character in the tractor pantheon, and far outdistances any tractor made since, we'll rank it for you:

Noise: Unbelievable. Deafening.
Exhaust: Smokes like a forest fire.
Power: Can do anything.
Badass quotient: Think Al Pacino in Scarface.

Check out the overview of the Consumer Reports Home and Garden issue here.

Read More in: Lawn/Garden | Magazines

Share this Article with others: social bookmarking

Related Articles:

Came straight to this page? Visit Tool Snob for all the latest news.

Posted by Doug Mahoney at April 16, 2010 4:50 AM

protool_innovation_award_2013.jpg

Recent Comments

Consumer Reports is a joke. Regardless of performance they will rate higher priced products lower.

Also, having pointed this out on the website, they soon removed the ability to comment. Coincidence? I think not.


Posted by: rob at April 20, 2010 12:06 PM

That thing is awesome. Consider me jealous.


Posted by: Joe at April 16, 2010 9:37 AM
Post a comment









Remember personal info?




Please enter the letter "m" in the field below:
Please press Post only once. Submission of comments takes up to 20 seconds because of Spam Filtering.

Join the Mailing List Newsletter
Enter your Email


Powered by FeedBlitz
Subscribe - RSS

facebook_badge.jpg twitter_badge.jpg

Recent Reviews
Recent Comments
Bob: Most large companies have enough patents granted to them that read more
Tool Snob: Oh yeah, those do look pretty similar. One cool thing read more
R: I got something similar from Garrett Wade years ago that read more
silk comforters: Good tools. read more
bob: Finding no solution to diamond cutter loosining every time read more
Site Navigation

Visit our other properties at Blogpire.com!

HomePire

This weblog is licensed under a Creative Commons License.
All items Copyright © 1999-2014 Blogpire Productions. Please read our Disclaimer and Privacy Policy