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September 21, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Air Compressor Reviews

At Pro Tool Reviews our Pros have done countless air compressor reviews on the job site. We make sure to review tools in that environment so we can convey real-world results. Our air compressor reviews include both gas and electric models, and we review them with the appropriate pneumatic air tools. We want to test tools in the context the manufacturers intended. Air Compressor Reviews in the Field You might need an air compressor for a framing nailer or finish nailer. You could be a mechanic in need of a high capacity model for your automotive tools. We provide reviews of all model types. From Emglo to DeWalt, Bosch, and others, we review our compressors on the jobsite. It helps us know these tools can hold up for you as well as they did for us. Whether your interest lies in high capacity tank models or smaller hot dog or pancake models, we cover them in both gas and electric. We also test the features alongside performance metrics. We like to know whether they have a fast cycle time and if they can support more than one tool at a time.

LokiThor Jump Starter Feature

LokiThor Jump Starter and Tire Inflator | JA301

LokiThor Handles Automotive Troubles with the Force of Thunder At this point, portable jump starters fall into that category that we consider “no-brainers” for anyone that spends any time at all in an automobile. They’re light, effective, and inexpensive enough that it just makes sense to have one in your vehicle in case of emergency. […]

Ingersoll Rand IR 2475F10DY diesel compressor

Ingersoll Rand Truck-Mounted Diesel Reciprocating Compressor

IR Two-Stage Compressor Offers Reliable Air Supply for Mobile, Every-Day Use The Ingersoll Rand Truck-Mounted Two-Stage Diesel Driven Reciprocating Air Compressor (IR 2475F10DY) provides fuel-efficient compressed air when electric power isn’t readily available. IR specifically designed this compressor for field service and remote pneumatic applications, making it an ideal solution for auto servicing, farm and […]

Hart 20V 2-Gallon Cordless Air Compressor Review HPCP01B

Hart 20V 2-Gallon Cordless Air Compressor Review HPCP01B

Hart Cordless Air Compressor Leaves Power Outlets Behind We all know the frustration of walking out to the car early in the morning, only to find you’ve got a flat tire. What do you do? Maybe grab the spare, or chance it trying to make it to the corner gas station to fill it up? […]

DeWalt 20V MAX Cordless Air Compressor Feature

DeWalt 20V Compact 2.5 Gallon Air Compressor (DCC2520)

DeWalt Compact Air Compressor Gets the FlexVolt Advantage Now with FlexVolt Advantage technology, the DeWalt DCC2520 20V Max Compact 2.5-gallon air compressor brings 20V battery compatibility to the original DeWalt DCC2560. The 2.5-gallon DeWalt air compressor targets contractors, remodelers, finish carpenters, and trim installers with a compressor that boasts 81% more nails per cycle when […]

Best Air Compressor Reviews 2021

Nearly every professional contractor uses an air compressor. Of course, it’s not just a construction tool. Automotive, woodworking, aviation, marine, and many others use a compressor to power air tools. When we got our team together to decide on the best air compressor, we sparked a fierce debate concerning brands, styles, prices, and much more. […]

Milwaukee M18 FUEL cordless air compressor

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Cordless Air Compressor

The long-awaited Milwaukee M18 Fuel cordless air compressor has been on jobsites for a while now. Carpenters have put its 1,600 18-gauge nails-per-charge claims to the test. Some users have even tried this Milwaukee battery-powered air compressor with impact wrenches and for tire inflation. I’m a professional plumber by trade. While it may seem unusual […]

Review9.6(out of 10)
Metabo HPT Pancake Air Compressor

Metabo HPT Pancake Air Compressor Review | The Tank

Metabo HPT Pancake Air Compressor Runs Two Framing Nailers at Once Ever thought how nice it would be to run more than one framing or roofing nailer using a smaller compressor? That’s what the Metabo HPT pancake air compressor—nicknamed The Tank—claims it can do. Pros Easily ran two framing nailers in our testing Higher PSI […]

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Cordless Quiet Compressor

Milwaukee Cordless Compressor

Milwaukee Cuts the Cord with 2-Gallon Quiet Compressor They finally did it. We’ve talked to a lot of Pro carpenters and remodelers over the years. Right after mentioning their desire for a Milwaukee cordless framing nailer, another tool entered the conversation…a Milwaukee cordless compressor. Pros should like the specs on the Milwaukee M18 Fuel 2-gallon […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Skil 12V Inflator Review

Skil 12V Inflator Review IF5943-00

Skil 12V Inflator Takes the Guesswork Out of Tire Inflation The Skil 12V inflator is a relatively recent addition to the PWRCore 12 line. I’ve been using to fill bike tires and car tires to see what to expect from its design and performance. Pros Simple to use design Automatically and accurately stops when you […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Craftsman 6-gallon air compressor CMEC6150

Craftsman CMEC6150 6-Gallon Air Compressor Review

The excellent Craftsman 6-gallon air compressor is part of the company’s hard-to-miss refreshed and expanded lineup. We use it to inflate tires on ministry vans, tires on neighbors’ bicycles, and as the power source for framing nailers. Here’s how this reliable compressor works. Pros Enough power to inflate our high-pressure passenger van tires We couldn’t […]