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August 5, 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.

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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 […]

Metabo HPT Cordless Metal Connector Nailer Review

Metabo HPT 36V Cordless Metal Connector Nailer NR3665DA

Metabo HPT Delivers Cordless Positive Placement Nailer with Zero Firing Delay Metabo HPT did a wonderful job on their cordless framing nailer. Supplementing it to further eliminate the need for hoses and compressors, the Metabo MPT 36V cordless metal connector nailer has been getting a lot of love from our team. Metabo HPT 36V Cordless […]

Flex Barrel Grip Jigsaw Feature

Flex 24V Barrel Grip Jigsaw FX2221-Z

Flex Offers a Barrel Grip Option for Jigsawing Without the Cord There are plenty of brands that offer a cordless jigsaw, but not as many offer a barrel grip option. Flex does, and for those of you looking for a cordless barrel grip jigsaw, there’s plenty worth taking a closer look at. Flex Barrel Grip […]

XRH08 36V X2 rotary hammer chisel tip

Makita XRH08 18V X2 Brushless Rotary Hammer Review

The pool at my home had a major leak—losing around an inch of water per day. As I’m not well-versed in leak detection, I called up Aqua Res-Q who specializes in this kind of work. The guys at Aqua Res-Q showed up and located the problem after a few hours of fairly extensive troubleshooting. When […]

Milwaukee Expands Personal Lighting with New Rechargeable Options

Milwaukee Expands Personal Lighting with New Rechargeable Options

Three new lights are up on deck for Milwaukee’s personal lighting line. They’re rechargeable, but they’re not part of the RedLithium USB lineup. While moving into an integrated battery system is a change, there’s still a lot that’s familiar about these lights. Despite the power source shift, Milwaukee sticks with micro-USB charging, so there’s no […]

Review9.5(out of 10)
Ridgid 18V Brushless Cordless Framing Nailer

Ridgid 18V Brushless Cordless Framing Nailer Review R09894

Ridgid’s 18V Framing Nailer Has the Power to Sink Nails in LVL The idea of a cordless framing nailer isn’t new—they’ve been around for years. But dialing in the performance, power, and runtime to seriously consider switching from pneumatic has been a challenge. We got our hands on the Ridgid 18V cordless framing nailer to […]

Review9.7(out of 10)
Flex 24V 6-1/2 Inch Circular Saw Action

FLEX 24V 6 1/2-Inch Inline Circular Saw Review FX2131A-1C

Flex 24V Inline Circular Saw Puts its Skinny Belt On Flex broke into the professional cordless power tool sector with an impressive list of first-generation tools. While many of them check the boxes for core tools every Pro needs, the Flex 24V 6 1/2-Inch Inline Circular Saw is something completely different. Pros Comfortable ergonomics Impressive […]

Hart 20V Brushless 4-Tool Combo Kit

Hart 20V 4-Tool Brushless Combo Kit Review

Hart 20V Brushless Combo Kit Blends Versatility And Value The Hart 20V brushless 4-tool combo kit includes some heavy hitters from Hart’s ever-expanding lineup. The combo set includes a drill driver, impact driver, 7 1/4-inch circular saw, and a 200-lumen flashlight along with a couple of batteries and a charger. If you’re new to Hart, […]

Ryobi Compact LED Area Light Cards

Ryobi 18V ONE+ LED Compact Area Light P796

Ryobi Compact Area Lights Run Forever Ryobi has added another light model to the line of LED lighting solutions, and this one keeps going and going and going…The Ryobi P796 18V ONE+ LED Compact Area Light offers a convenient and efficient solution that can literally run for days on a single battery. The Big Deal […]

MBW Battery-Powered ScreeDemon Vibrating Wet Screed

Milwaukee M18 Battery Powers the MBW ScreeDemon Vibrating Screed The MBW ScreeDemon line of vibrating wet screeds is getting a major technological update. Instead of the Honda gas-powered engine that usually powers this screed line, MBW has partnered with Milwaukee Tool to bring battery power to the ScreeDemon lineup. The result is a more comfortable […]