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June 18, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Plumbing Tool Reviews

In this subcategory our plumbing tool reviews cover hand tools and power tools. Everything suited specifically for the plumber or plumbing tradesmen shows up here. That includes PEX crimpers, butane torches, pipe cutters, drain augers, and other plumbing tools. For finding things behind walls, our inspection cameras comparison offers some key products in that area. Plumbing Tool Reviews for the Tradesman Specific tools in this section include the Ryobi P4001 18V One+ drain auger and the Ridgid Telescoping basin wrench among others. You also have larger, more commercial products like the Milwaukee M12 Force Logic press tool and the Ridgid 238-P powered soil pipe cutter. A combination of great hand tools and power tools in this category will help plumbers work smarter. Better tools can help plumbers work faster, but they can also reduce effort. The best tools can also simplify the number of tools needed to get a job done.

How To Cut Soil Pipe

How to Cut Soil Pipe – Pro Plumbing Tips

Cutting in-place soil pipes might be an unpleasant job but it doesn’t have to be difficult. All of these methods work, other things being equal, but soil pipe access might eliminate some of them. The age and condition of the pipe might affect the method you use for cutting it as well (it gets even more […]

Milwaukee M18 Plumbing Inspection System

Milwaukee M18 Pipeline Inspection System

Milwaukee Brings Modular Design to Plumbing Inspection Milwaukee is introducing major improvements to plumbing inspection with the M18 battery as its power source. The Milwaukee M18 Pipeline Inspection System is a modular system designed to make inspection easier to use and see. Because of its modular nature, there’s just one control/recording system to learn, it’s […]

Review9.5(out of 10)
Milwaukee M18 Fuel Super Hawg 1/2-Inch Right Angle Drill

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Super Hawg Right Angle Drill Review

Many tools accomplish their work with finesse and precision. In fact, that’s often why we choose to use them. Every once in a while, however, we need a tool that gets the job done with brute force. We need the big, mean, junkyard dog kind of tool. That’s the hawg—specifically, the Milwaukee M18 Fuel Super Hawg […]

Milwaukee Compact Sectional Machine

Milwaukee M18 FUEL Compact Sectional Machines

Milwaukee Sectional Machine Packs Surprising Power In Compact Frame Milwaukee has come up with its most portable and powerful sectional machine for 5/8″ and 7/8″ cable. The Milwaukee M18 Fuel Sectional Machines claim to be the lightest and most compact in their class. Yet they still provide 50% more power than corded models, clearing heavy […]

Knipex Tubix Pipe Cutter

Knipex TubiX Pipe Cutter with Deburring Tool

Clean Cuts in Seconds The Knipex Tubix Pipe Cutter caught our attention this week and looks like a fresh take on an old idea. The lightweight magnesium tool lets you make clean, one-handed cuts in 1/4″ to 1-3/8″ copper, brass, and stainless steel pipe. It also gives you a built-in tool for deburring fresh cuts […]

Milwaukee MX FUEL System batteries

Milwaukee MX FUEL Equipment and Batteries | What You Need to Know

Milwaukee has long settled on a trade-focused approach to power tools. They also maintained a ton of consistency and backward-compatibility with their M18 FUEL tools. But what about light equipment? This includes tools that need more power and runtime than M18 currently delivers. Power cutters. Core drills. Bigger tools. To address this type of trade […]

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Sewer Sectional Machine with Cable Drive

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Sewer Sectional Machine with Cable Drive

Milwaukee To Deliver First Cordless Sewer Sectional Machine Milwaukee unveiled the latest in their cordless drain-clearing solutions, and this one is the first of its kind. The Milwaukee M18 Fuel Sewer Sectional Machine with Cable Drive lets users clear blockages in 2″ to 8″ sewer lateral lines and can clear roots up to 200′ out, […]

Crescent Pipe Wrench Evolves to Loose Weight, Improve Bite

Crescent Pipe Wrenches Lose Weight and Improve Bite

Crescent Pipe Wrench Line Now Includes Lighter Weight, Angled Attack Options One of the coolest new tools we saw at STAFDA 2019 in Nashville comes from Crescent. New Crescent pipe wrench models now include lighter options and others with a more versatile angle of attack. On the lightweight side of things, 5 of the new […]

Review8.6(out of 10)
Ridgid RP 240 Press Tool

Ridgid RP 240 Press Tool Review

Plumbing contractors have a few options when it comes to pipefitting: using solder, using a threader, or using a pro press. All of these options can get the job done, but the cost of each particular option will definitely factor into which direction the plumber chooses to proceed with. Well, today I’ve elected to use […]