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May 17, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Power Tool Reviews

Often, power tools are where it’s “at”. When people visit the site, they want to know who makes the best corded and cordless power tools. This includes drills, drivers, hammer drills, saws, lights, sanders, multi-tools, best shop vacs, and more. These powered tools have reduced the time it takes to complete many jobs and tasks tradesmen work on every day. Our power tool reviews take the most recent tools and talk about how they rate and rank in the industry. Our reviews are targeted and written for the tradesman and business owner. Our goal is to allow the Pros a chance to see which recent developments in the industry are increasing productivity and which are just gimmicks. We also want to help you know which power tools are best overall. For this, we have round-up articles to find the best cordless hammer drill, best impact driver, and the best reciprocating saw. If these don’t help you find the best power tools, we don’t know what will.

Makita Portable Battery Backpack Power Supply PDC01

Makita Battery Backpack Extends Runtime, Cuts Downtime Makita’s high-capacity power supply solution is designed to complement the 18V LXT and 18V X2 line of power tools. By utilizing four 18V LXT batteries, the Makita PDC01 Backpack Battery Power Supply extends the runtime of your Makita cordless tools. Unlike backpack batteries that need to sit on […]

Review9.5(out of 10)

Flex 24V Brushless Impact Driver with Quick Eject Review

Compact Design and Extreme Power Highlight the Flex 24V Brushless Impact Driver With the launch of Flex 24V cordless tools at Lowe’s, there are two impact drivers. The one we’re reviewing today is the Flex 24V Brushless Impact Driver with Quick Eject. It’s the higher-performing and more feature-rich of the two, though the standard brushless […]

Milwaukee Lineman’s Fiberglass Drill Bits

Milwaukee Shockwave Bits Deliver Quick, Efficient Fiberglass and Composite Pole Drilling Milwaukee Tool just released info on some new Shockwave Lineman’s Fiberglass Drill Bits, engineered to deliver clean, straight holes through both composite and fiberglass utility poles and cross-arms. The 7/16” hex shank fits perfectly with the M18 Fuel Hex Utility High Torque Impact Wrench. […]

Review9.3(out of 10)
Makita 18V LXT Cordless X-Lock Angle Grinder XAG26 Review

Makita 18V LXT Cordless X-Lock Angle Grinder XAG26 Review

Makita Cordless Grinder Upgrades with X-Lock Wheel Interface We’re really excited to get our hands on the first Makita 18V LXT Cordless X-Lock Angle Grinder. Launching two other options (one cordless and one corded), it adds X-Lock’s easy-to-use wheel change system to Makita’s thoughtful design. Pros X-Lock grinder interface makes wheel changes super-easy and fast […]

Review9.7(out of 10)
Milwaukee M12 23-Gauge Pin Nailer 2540 Profile

Milwaukee M12 23-Gauge Pin Nailer 2540 Review

Compact and Lightweight, the Milwaukee M12 Pin Nailer is a Joy to Use The smallest of the nailers we consistently use, many folks have wondered about a legitimately compact cordless pin nailer. We got our hands on the Milwaukee M12 23-Gauge Pin Nailer and there’s no question it’s smaller than most. We also wanted to […]

Milwaukee RedLithium USB Rechargeable Flashlights and Headlamps

Milwaukee USB Rechargeable Lights Offer Something for Everyone Everybody, regardless of trade, would benefit from having a flashlight or small flood light handy at all times. You never really know when you’ll find yourself in a spot where a little extra light would be helpful. That’s why the lineup of 4V Milwaukee RedLithium USB Rechargeable […]

Best Hydraulic Impact Driver Reviews 2021 Oil Pulse Drivers

A Surprising Exit and a New Voltage Class Change the Best Hydraulic Impact Driver Results Since we first published our review in search of the best hydraulic impact driver, two major changes occurred. First, we had the surprising exit of the Ridgid Stealth Force. Larger in size and weight than what Makita and Milwaukee offer, […]

Review9.5(out of 10)
Flex 24V Brushless Cordless 7 1/4-Inch Circular Saw

Flex 24V Brushless Cordless 7 1/4-Inch Circular Saw Review

Flex 24V Brushless 7 1/4-Inch Cordless Circular Saw Puts Pressure on the Big Boys With its first generation of 24V tools hitting Lowe’s we’re all wondering where Flex fits in with the other options available to DIYers and Pros. We got our hands on one of the critical pieces of any professional cordless arsenal—the Flex […]

How Do Battery Cells Affect Power Tools? Video Review

How Do Battery Cells Affect Power Tools? Video Review

Around here, we primarily focus on the tools and gear surrounding the construction industry. That makes the 21700 vs 18650 lithium-ion battery cell conversations incredibly relevant to us. After all, these lithium-ion power sources reach far beyond the latest cordless tools. They’re driving innovation in Teslas, hoverboards, the vaping community, and so much more. 21700 […]

Setting the Best Router Bit Speed

Setting Router Bit Speed | Use this Handy Chart

Using a router to form beautifully finished edges on wood is an analog to painting a drab room. In a very short amount of time with minimal effort, you can improve the look of a boring edge. It only takes a little woodworking experience to find many ways to do things incorrectly. The many nuances of […]