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.

DeWalt DC927KL 18V Hammer Drill Preview

DeWalt DC927KL 18V Hammer Drill Preview

DeWalt showed us a product that has been on the market for a while, but which is still pretty impressive in its own right. The DC927KL is a 1/2″ hammerdrill/drill/driver that is built for high power, high speed use. The high efficiency motor delivers 425 unit watts at max power to ensure that all drilling and fastening applications are met with plenty of power and speed.

Craftsman 11910 C3 19.2V Drill/Driver Preview

Craftsman 11910 C3 19.2V Drill/Driver Preview

The Craftsman C3 19.2V Compact Lithium-Ion Drill/Driver 11910 is the most recent addition to the already extensive line of the C3 tool system. The latest technology was used to build this compact and ergonomic drill that is 30% lighter and has features normally associated with a full size drill. Standard with a 1/2” keyless chuck, two speed gear box, 24 position adjustable torque clutch and a built in LED work light in the handle.

Rockwell RK5100K SoniCrafter Preview

Rockwell RK5100K SoniCrafter Oscillating Tool Preview

The SoniCrafter from Rockwell is a versatile and efficient multi-function tool. Featuring microsonic oscillation that will help give smooth cuts, this tool can be use for all kinds of cutting, sawing, scraping, shaping, polishing and removing grout. Since there is an extensive line of accessories available from Rockwell there should be no problems with working in materials such as plastic, masonry, tile, fiberglass and wood.

Ridgid Fuego R968 18V Compact Combo Kit

Ridgid R968 18V Compact Combo Kit

The Ridgid Fuego 18V Compact Combo is certainly one of the most compact combos we’ve seen to-date on the market. If you measure torque vs. weight, this it has a lot going for it, especially the newly redesigned drill/driver and impact driver. The combo includes two compact lithium batteries, and like all Ridgid tools, it remains compatible with all Ridgid 18V slide-mount Ni-cd or Lithium-ion batteries. These tools also come with the insanely cool Lifetime Service Agreement that guarantees the batteries and tools for life.

RYOBI WS730 7-inch Tile Saw

RYOBI WS730 7-inch Tile Saw

Perfect for tiling projects in and around the house, the Ryobi WS730 tile saw includes a 7-inch diamond cutting wheel, wheel wrench, hex key, rip guide, bevel block, end of cut reminder, splash guard and operator’s manual. Ryobi has a motto: “Pro Features, Affordable Prices”. Since this is the first overhead motor tile saw to be offered at under $200 they’ve certainly seem to be delivering.

delta unisaw table saw

Delta Unisaw Table Saw

Delta Machinery, which introduced the industry’s first and only 10-inch industrial cabinet saw with the Unisaw name in the 1930’s, announced that it has completely re-engineered and re-designed its flagship table saw from the ground up. One of the unique features of this new saw is the riving knife. A lever on the front of the saw can be pulled to instantly (and toollessly) drop the riving knife down for non-through (blind) cuts.You can even remove the riving knife as needed, simply by pulling it out.

Milwaukee ship auger bits

Milwaukee Ship Auger Bits

The new Milwaukee ship auger bits and auger bits are designed for electricians, utility workers, plumbers or any trade requiring deep hole drilling in wood. These are perfect for the company’s new M18 FUEL Hole Hawg Right Angle Drills. The new Ship Auger bits are constructed of high carbon steel and feature a new cutting head design with a special heat […]

Ridgid R8408 Job Site Radio Review

Ridgid R8408 Jobsite Radio Review

Built jobsite tough, the Ridgid R8408 Job Site Radio comes out with an industry first, built-in iPod docking station and a separate Aux Input Jack all located inside a protective compartment. Standard with a steel roll cage handle that encompasses all but the base which is made of impact resistant plastic, this radio is ready for you to crank out the work like a machine as you listen to your music. For you racing fans, there is a scanner that picks up the common race scanner frequencies.

Milwaukee V28 Job Site Radio Review

Milwaukee V28 Job Site Radio (49-24-0280) Review

The Milwaukee V28 Job Site Radio does the job it was designed to do with decent reception, good sound and tough-as-nails construction. No more busted boom boxes with this brute around. With its rugged construction, this radio can reportedly fall 8 feet on concrete and still function properly! Standard with a host of features, this radio is the perfect companion to any serious Milwaukee fan or any contractor looking for dependable tunes on the job site.

DeWalt DC11 radio

DeWalt DC011 Radio Charger Review

The work radio with roll bars! The Heavy Duty DeWALT DC011 Radio and Charger is a great choice if you are using standard DeWalt batteries and need a radio on the go. The radio includes a digital tuner, built in clock, an auxiliary input jack for your mp3 player and a 1 hour, 3 stage charger for 7.2-18 Volt NiCd batteries.