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May 16, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Tool Storage Reviews

Storing and organizing tools well maximizes jobsite productivity. You can’t deny it. Our tool storage reviews focus on job site storage products including tool chests, tool bags, backpacks, and more. New products like the Klein Tradesman Pro Organizer backpack and Milwaukee Jobsite Backpack help tradesmen easily get tool to and from the work site. Other products like the Milwaukee 60-inch Mobile Workstation help you organize in the shop or garage. Tool Storage Reviews for the Shop or Jobsite For years, Pros brought tool bags and hard cases to the jobsite. At home, storage consisted of steel cabinets and other chests, drawers, and workbenches. Our recent tool storage reviews, however, are revealing a new generation of solutions. These products present better jobsite durability, better ergonomics, and higher value for professional tradesman or contractors. Also, nearly all new workbenches and tool chests use sturdier steel and better casters. Drawers open more smoothly with soft close features and/or improved bearings. Job site storage is certainly on the uptick.

Bosch L-Boxx Tool Storage System Preview

Bosch L-Boxx Tool Storage System

At this year’s 2010 Global Leadership Tour, Don Briner, who works in Bosch’s Tool Organization and Storage department, gave us a nice preview of their upcoming adaptation of Sortimo’s L-Boxx tool storage system. The new products seem to compete directly with Festool’s Systainers (though Bosch was careful not to directly address this in their presentation). The L-Boxx obviously targets mobile work, but its simplification of the transport and storage of power tools, accessories and consumables makes it appealing to just about everyone.

TracRac TracONE Pickup Truck Rack System Review

TracRac TracONE Universal Truck Rack System Review

The TracRac TracONE pickup truck rack system brings professional quality and features to a level that almost any sportsman, contractor or do-it-yourself type can afford and really use. With the ability to fit virtually any pickup truck on the road today, there is no excuse to have long material dangerously dangling off the back of your tailgate, or even worse, with the material balanced though the sliding rear window of your truck in the the cab! With the TracONE system, you can haul 800 pounds overhead on a super strong aircraft grade aluminum utility rack.

Dewalt  Magnetic ToughCase Container First Look

DeWalt Tough Case Container Preview

The Dewalt Magnetic ToughCase Containers come in either yellow or black. Model DWMTC15 is yellow and contains 15 pieces that are geared toward driving and fastening duties. You’ll find lots of different bit heads for driving a variety of screw types. The 20 piece DWMTCIR20 is black and is geared toward drilling and impact duties. This set includes a lot of different fastener bits but also a couple of drill bits – all of which are designed to take the abuse that only an impact drill can deliver.

Kobalt 27 inch tool chest drawer

Kobalt 27 inch Tool Chest Review

Kobalt Tools is redefining “value” with its newest line of stainless steel tool chests. We took a look at their 27-inch model with 5 drawer chest and 6 drawer roller cabinet and were soundly impressed by its construction quality, attention to detail and comprehensive features. This tool chest will quickly become one of your favorite tools in and of itself, and anyone not familiar with Kobalt’s tool storage products will want to take a closer look at what is offered.

Husky 26 inch 6 Drawer Tool Chest

Husky 26 inch 6 Drawer Tool Chest 26PCHTHD Review

All tool guys know that if you are going to have a man-sized collection of hand tools, then it is imperative to have a good storage system. What makes a mechanic project a breeze is when you can open a drawer, and right there at your fingertips is the exact socket or wrench you need. If you are looking for a bench-top tool box with ball bearing drawers, lots of storage and all steel construction, then chances are that the Husky 26PCHTHD 26 inch 6 Drawer Tool Chest will serve you well. This tool box has all the looks, features and quality of a high end tool box, but at a very modest price.