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June 13, 2010

Ryobi Auto Hammer - Product Review

For some freaky reason Typepad has four times eaten my post about the Ryobi AutoHammer.  Let's just stick with the video for now.  If you have additional questions, let me know.  Thanks.



i thought you editedsomthin from your previous video, but its a brand new one.. oh baby.. this totally rules. more ryobi tools.. sweet.. makes me wanna scream haleugha.. if i spelled that correctlY!!


i thought you editedsomthin from your previous video, but its a brand new one.. oh baby.. this totally rules. more ryobi tools.. sweet.. makes me wanna scream haleugha.. if i spelled that correctlY!!


So lumber sucks, Mag screws rather than gets nailed, and Home Depot has already dumped its AutoHammer in the clearance junk pile.

70 bucks for something that is little more than a sex toy is pretty steep.

Mark Harrison

The title had me. However, I had visions of that episode of The Simpsons where Homer decides to become an inventor.


I wonder how many product lines that fail in the US are sent to Canada as new products?


possibly alot miicheal. interesting wat us fail to do.. canada can..they're more high techno then we are!!


I had no idea it failed in the U.S. It was introduced in Canada in December with much fanfare. Table scraps, eh?


So true Mark! "For all your pounding needs..."

Here's the link for anyone who hasn't seen my favourite episode: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mR3ajfkc5TI&feature=related


mag just watched the link you posted. man the hammer secene through a whole was funny. i started laughing. can i tell ask ya something.. did it remind you of jasper dales inventions and people have told him the same thing marge did?


mag theres another worst creation made by man. Micheal youd love this.. cause i thought of you and cracked up when i saw this!



just by watching would you say US have failed? I so say yes. you can even use that wheel as hockey puck!!


I hear that is how hockey was invented. The Canadians were presented with the wheel and never could get it off its side so they just started hitting it with sticks.


We too had much fanfare for the Autohammer. Hot dogs, fire trucks, marching bands and even demo booths. They even tried sales. Buy a 5 gallon bucket of Martha Stewart's industrial engine degreaser and get a free Autohammer. I thick it failed in the end because the risk of self injury was too low.


"Risk of self-injury is too low." Mind if I use that line in future product reviews?

Your puckage theory is accurate. Hockey 'sticks' were actually the axles, but the Americans didn't send any freakin' instructions with the kit so we just made a game out of it.


There are enough idiots out there, doing enough damage to their homes to keep me set for life that I don't need a marketing tag line. Feel free to institute the Mag Ruffman self-injury scale.

You might even get remembered in death like Richter.


Ah, good ole Richter, may he rest in a tectonically stable zone.

Thanks for donating your Self-Injury Scale to my future journalistic forays. I'll try not to abuse it.


I just got back from the depot. They had piles of the AutoHammer lying around for 30 bucks. I going to be on Lake Erie during the 4th. Maybe we could arrange some cross border smuggling of the AutoHammer for your readership.

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