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October 17, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


20V Max vs 18V Battery

20V Max vs 18V Batteries: Setting the Record Straight

When it Comes to 20V Max vs 18V Batteries, Which is More Powerful? “There was a major difference in power when I switched from an 18V system to a 20V system.” Ah, if I only had a quarter for every time I heard that one… The 18V vs 20V Max debate will continue to go […]

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Best Power Tool Deals, Coupons, and Discounts for October 2021

Getting our hands on the latest tools each month puts us in touch with the latest power tools, hand tools, and technology. Often, we come across some absolutely crazy (and best) cool power tool deals, coupons, and discounts. We update this page regularly to keep current with the best prices available. These “doorbuster” online deals […]

Wolverine I-90 Durashocks Moc Toe Wedge Work Boots

Wolverine I-90 Durashocks Moc Toe Wedge Work Boots

There are several key things that make Wolverine I-90 Durashocks Moc Toe Wedge work boots worth paying attention to, starting with its construction. Wolverine uses a Goodyear welt to hold it together. Between that and its full-grain leather material, it should have no problem standing up to years of use. Then there’s the style and […]

Should You Use Cordless Tool Battery Adapters

Should You Use Cordless Tool Battery Adapters?

Battery Adapters and Voltage Boosters By now, you may have seen the videos running around that show a converted DeWalt or Makita lithium-ion battery running a Snap-On cordless glue gun using a tool battery adapter. If you haven’t, take a look below at the one showing off the possibility and upcoming product launch. At first […]

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How to Improve Curb Appeal | Add 3% – 5% to Home Values

Let’s say you live in a neighborhood that was developed in the ’60s and ’70s (in Central Florida). Housing prices are currently running $160,000 – $200,000 on houses that have between 1300 and 1500 square feet of living space. However, one of your neighbors has a $375,000 price tag on his house. Most of the […]

Don't Buy These Tools You Should Avoid

Don’t Buy These Tools You Should Avoid

We often hear how lucky we are—getting to play with tools every day. Manufacturers are constantly innovating, constantly upgrading, and consistently amazing us with their new products. However, occasionally, we spot a misfire. This happens when a tool comes out either half-baked or maybe just too specialized (or generalized) for its own good. Regardless, these […]

Converting NPT Fittings to Fit BSPT Threading

Converting NPT Fittings to Fit BSPT Threading

Converting NPT Fittings to Fit BSPT Threading—Easier Than You Think! We recently ran into an issue where we got our hands on a tool system that isn’t widely available here in the US, so all the connections were based on European standards. Don’t get me wrong, the Europeans do many things very well, like the completely rational […]

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Speed vs Torque in Drills and Impact Drivers

Pros and apprentices just starting out can misunderstand how the speed vs torque differs between drills and impact drivers. It’s more than just a difference in how to set the mode. Speed and torque change very differently from one mode to the next on these two tools. The good thing is that it’s easy to […]

replacement tool batteries

Replacement Tool Batteries: Aftermarket Savings?

The time has come to replace your lithium-ion battery or perhaps you just realize that it’s handy to have a spare or two. So you load up in the pickup and head to the local hardware store where you bought your beloved cordless tool. As the helpful salesperson leads you to the appropriate replacement tool […]