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October 26, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Hand Tool Reviews

Hand tools make up a large portion of the equipment we carry every day. Pro Tool reviews pays close attention to recent innovations. Our hand tool reviews include knives & cutting tools, wrenches, chisels, fastening tools, hammers, and more. These hand tools covers the gamut from one end of the industry to another. Possibly our favorite series is our best framing hammer review. In that head-to-head review we compared nine popular models. This type of comparison isn’t always possible, but we do test out these tools on the jobsite. Hand Tool Reviews for the Pro Tradesman This is also where you’ll find popular lighting products and even folding knives from Kershaw, CRKT, and Zero Tolerance. Even Milwaukee Tool has new Fastback knives for use by contractors and tradesmen in the field. We try to review as many of these types of tools as possible. This helps us remain a leader in reporting industry trends. This is particularly important when manufacturers add new features or make tweaks to their products. Sometimes they revamp an entire line. Other times they include something that only slightly improves a hand tool over a previous model. It all adds up.

Review9.5(out of 10)

Gearwrench 3/4-Inch Electronic Torque Wrench Review | 750 Ft-Lbs 85082

Gearwrench 3/4-Inch Electronic Torque Wrench Successfully Blends Technology And High Strength Any mechanical engineer will tell you that proper torque settings can be the difference between success or catastrophic failure. The Gearwrench 3/4-inch electronic torque wrench is designed with both the brains and brawn to tackle high-torque jobs and with outstanding precision. Gearwrench 3/4-Inch Electronic […]

DeWalt ToughSeries Screwdrivers Feature

DEWALT TOUGHSERIES Screwdrivers

DEWALT TOUGHSERIES products are designed to be the most durable hand tools DEWALT has made to date. We’re teaming up with DEWALT to tell you more about how TOUGHSERIES screwdrivers are built to withstand your toughest jobs. Each screwdriver in the line starts with an S2 steel blade that offers a higher strength than chrome […]

DEWALT TOUGHSERIES Tape Measures

DEWALT TOUGHSERIES Tape Measures

DEWALT TOUGHSERIES Tape Measures Focus On Durability and User Experience Tape measures are crucial to nearly every job but they don’t always hold up as well as we’d like. DEWALT TOUGHSERIES tape measures are built to survive the jobsite with features designed to make your measuring tasks easier. We’re teaming up with DEWALT to tell […]

How To Use A Rivet Gun

How to Use a Rivet Gun

When you need to fasten sheet metal or plastic together, one of the more viable methods on the market is the rivet gun. This tool really comes into its own when accessing the back end of the joint proves problematic. Plus, rivets tend to be relatively inexpensive and come in a wide variety of sizes […]

Crescent Screw Biter Extraction Screwdriver

Crescent Screw Biter Screwdrivers Remove Mangled and Corroded Screws Working with damaged and frozen screws is just part of the job for any professional working in the trades. An impact screwdriver makes for a great solution to the problem. The Crescent Screw Biter Extraction Screwdriver delivers impact screwdriver functionality in a familiar form factor. It […]

Kapro Tools 257 Flex Sander

Kapro Flex Sander Works Corners, Grooves, and Curves with Ease Hand sanding can be a chore, particularly when you run up on corners, edges, and curves. But, Kapro Tools has introduced an innovative adjustable hand sanding tool to make that chore less taxing. The Kapro 257 Flex Sander can handle corners, narrow spaces, and even […]

Klein Slim-Head Ironworker’s Pliers with Comfort Grip

Klein Includes Cushioned Grip for Repeated Hardwire Cutting and Bending For a comfortable experience in a field that lends itself to hand fatigue, the Klein Slim-Head Ironworker’s Pliers feature a comfort grip that cushions your hand during the repeated twisting and cutting of soft annealed rebar tie wire. They’ve also launched a kit to retrofit […]

Gearwrench Hex Key Sets

Gearwrench Hex Keys | From Basic to Brilliant

From homeowners to professionals, everyone needs hex keys. Not all are created equal, though, and Gearwrench hex keys have you covered from basic sets through some of the best designs you never knew you needed. Gearwrench Hex Keys | Basic Set Let’s start with your basic set of hex keys, or Allen wrenches if you […]

Crescent Wiss M1P Aviation Snips Feature

Crescent Aviation Snips Expand HVAC Line

Upgraded Crescent Aviation Snips Give HVAC Pros More Options Crescent has upgraded the line of tradesman aviation snips with new handle colors and a black oxide coating. They claim these black oxide-coated compound Crescent aviation snips will deliver over half a million cuts. That’s enough to complete over 700 residential HVAC installs. Crescent Aviation Snips: […]

Toughbuilt Scraper Utility Knife (Retractable)

Toughbuilt Tackles Three Tasks in One Tool Toughbuilt launched a first-of-its-kind retractable utility knife. It pulls triple duty as a utility knife, scraper, and light-duty pry bar. We love to multitask and can appreciate a tool that combines a couple of key uses into one. The Toughbuilt Retractable Scraper Utility Knife makes for super simple […]