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October 26, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Masonry & Concrete Tool Reviews

Concrete guys have their own way of doing things. This modernized art form is impressive to behold. Watch a mason do his work, and you’ll see something that comes from an age long passed. The two are very similar and yet so very different. Our concrete tool reviews and articles attempt to help these craftsmen identify the tools that help make their work easier. Our concrete tool reviews also bring to light which new products will work well to help tradesmen in these fields adhere to the latest standards. From DeWalt dust systems and shrouds to the Bosch RH1255VC SDS-Max rotary hammer, concrete tools are getting better. Concrete Tool Reviews and Accessories These tools are also getting safer to use. With new OSHA dust mitigation rules taking effect, the use of dust shrouds and HEPA vacuums is mandatory. Having tools that perform well with these accessories makes all the difference. Our concrete tool reviews take this into account, even as they test the latest and greatest tools for performance and durability.

Red Art Concrete CNC Pro Machine

Red Art Concrete CNC Pro Machine

At the 2020 World of Concrete, we saw something that really caught our eye. Red Art Technologies had created a programmable concrete CNC Pro machine that could quickly and efficiently create graphics, custom logos, and text in a multitude of materials. It was a show-stopper, and it didn’t take long for us to see the […]

Makinex Lift Assist for Jackhammers and Demo

Makinex Lift Assist for Jackhammers and Demo

Makinex Lift Assist Lets the Pneumatic Hammer Do The Work With the average pneumatic jackhammer operating at 1200+ blows per minute, it’s safe to say that demolition work can take its toll on your equipment and your body. This work results in back strain from repeatedly lifting a heavy tool. It can also be difficult […]

Impact Driver vs Drill Whats the Difference

Impact Driver vs Drill: What’s the Difference?

It used to be so easy—drills took care of holes and that was that. Now that we have impact drivers, however, it gives us more options than we often know what to do with. many people have asked us recently about an impact driver vs drill and what’s the difference? In reality, how and when […]

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Collomix AQiX Water Dosing Attachment Review

Collomix AQiX Water Dosing Attachment Review

Remove Water Measuring Guesswork With The Collomix AQiX If we’re honest, many of us use the guess and check method of adding water to concrete, mortar, and other mixes. But that’s not really the most efficient way to work and Collomix has a solution with their AQiX water dosing attachment. Pros Precise water measuring to […]

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 […]

FLEX 24V Cordless 1-Inch SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer FX1551A-Z

FLEX 24V Cordless 1-Inch SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer FX1551A-Z

Flex Continues to Add Heavy Hitters to Their 24V Cordless Lineup Shifting our coverage over to masonry, the Flex 24V Cordless 1-Inch SDS-Plus Rotary Hammer is making a variety of tasks more convenient with the addition of an interchangeable 1/2-inch keyless chuck standard in the box. More is possible with fewer tools in the bag, […]

Bosch Table 1 Compliance for OSHA Silica Dust Regulations

OSHA Table 1 Compliance for Silica Dust Regulations

Back in early 2017, OSHA announced new silica dust regulations and Bosch was the first company to proactively contact us to start the push toward education before the September 23rd deadline. That date has come and gone, but there’s still plenty of confusion running around about what you need and what you don’t. To help, […]

Milwaukee MX Fuel Backpack Concrete Vibrator

Milwaukee Mx Fuel Redefines Concrete Vibration The Milwaukee MXF371 Backpack Concrete Vibrator provides some distinct advantages over traditional means of consolidating your concrete pours. It operates on the Milwaukee MX Fuel battery platform, designed for tradesmen that need a battery platform to drive bigger tools for longer. Case in point, the Milwaukee MX Fuel Backpack […]

Using Hammer Drills VS Rotary Hammers

Rotary Hammer vs Hammer Drill | Looking Inside

So you’ve got some holes to drill. In concrete. Well, that changes things. Sure, you might be able to get by with a regular drill and a masonry bit, but then again you might not. It depends on how hard the concrete is, how much aggregate is in the mix, and how many holes you […]

Steele mixer

Steele Manual Concrete Mixer | Portable Concrete Mixing

Steele Mixer Provides Fast and Lightweight Concrete Mixing with Minimalist Design Unlike bulky and cumbersome concrete mixers that require electrical power and a couple of people to transport, the patented Steele Mixer adopts a more minimalist approach. This lightweight mixer only requires one person to operate and lift, and it gets the job done in […]