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October 18, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


Manufacturer: Porter-Cable

Our Porter-Cable tool reviews mostly deal with the newer tools brought to market in the past decade. Porter-Cable tools were well-known as Pro-focused back in the day. Now, however, they take a more value-approach to consumers. Quite honestly, they have a branding issue as consumers seek to understand where they fit against other popular manufacturers. Our most recent Porter-Cable tool reviews include the Porter-Cable 20V Max 18-gauge brad nailer and the Porter-Cable 20V Max 16-gauge finish nailer. We also looked at the Porter-Cable 20V Max brushless drill & impact driver. While we liked these tools, there is a lot of competition in the marketplace. Porter-Cable Tool Reviews with Hands-on Evaluations The Porter-Cable tool reviews below cover just about every new and existing tool made by the company. Porter-Cable is a brand with lots of tools and a decent category of products. From recip saws and circ saws to drills, drivers, flashlights, and vacuums, there’s a lot to choose from.

Porter-Cable 20V Max 16 Gauge Straight Finish Nailer in use

Porter-Cable 20V Max 16 Gauge Straight Finish Nailer

Porter-Cable Expands Cordless Nailer Line with 16 Gauge Straight Finish Nailer Following the recent launch of Porter-Cable’s 20V Max 18 Gauge Finish Nailers, a new 16 gauge model has been announced. This is great news for trim and finish carpenters looking for a more complete line before jumping into the battery platform. The new Porter-Cable […]

Porter-Cable 20V Max Cordless Nailers PCC790LA_A1

Porter-Cable 20V Max Cordless Nailers

Porter-Cable 20V Max Cordless Nailers Announced with Two 18 Gauge Models We’re hanging out in Louisville checking out outdoor power equipment, but thanks to the magic of technology we’re really excited to tell you about the new Porter-Cable 20V Max Cordless Nailers that have just been announced! Porter-Cable is no stranger to nailers, but this is […]

Porter-Cable 20V Bluetooth Speaker

Porter-Cable 20V Bluetooth Speaker Announced

Porter-Cable 20V Bluetooth Speaker to Enter Market in July Not to be left out with all of the other music options available, the Porter-Cable 20V Bluetooth Speaker will be available this summer. The new speaker, introduced under model number PCC772B, features a 4 inch speaker claiming to produce loud, clear sound. As I’m sure you […]

Portable Job Site Radios Round-up Review

While I love tools, I happen to have a background in recording engineering and have even been a sound editor on several feature films. Over the years, I’ve really come to develop an ear, and a passion, for good audio. It goes without saying that it didn’t take a lot for me to be interested […]

Ultimate Tradesman Giveaway

Ultimate Tradesman Giveaway From Porter-Cable

Porter-Cable and Ford Announce Ultimate Tradesman Giveaway with Free Tools and a Ford F-150 Need some new Porter-Cable cordless tools? How about a new F-150 for work and play? Porter-Cable and Ford have teamed up to give away, well, a whole lot of free stuff in the Ultimate Tradesman Giveaway. Each week from now until January 15th, […]

2014 Pro Tool Innovation Awards – Cordless Tools

We are living in the Renaissance Period of cordless tools. Having seen battery technology move solidly from nickel cadmium to lithium-ion technology, we are now enjoying the announcement of new cordless tools on almost a weekly basis. Run times are getting longer, power is increasing, and cordless tools are beginning to overtake the performance of corded […]

Porter-Cable 20V Max Hammer Drill and Job Site Radio

Porter-Cable 20V Max Hammer Drill and Job Site Radio

Porter-Cable 20V Max Hammer Drill Debuts This October! For all those tradesmen out there that appreciate getting a quality product without paying a premium price, Porter-Cable is expanding its cordless lineup with the Porter-Cable 20V Max Hammer Drill. The Hammer Drill will be a brand new addition to the cordless 20V Max family. Features include […]

Porter-Cable Impact Driver

PCE210 Porter-Cable Impact Driver

Tradesmen have a new Porter-Cable Impact Driver to look forward to including in their toolbox. The PCE210 features a 7.5 amp motor with a 1/2 inch chuck that secures attachments with a Hog Ring Anvil. Performance output of the latest Porter-Cable Impact Driver starts with 2200 RPMs. It delivers 240 foot-pounds of torque and up […]

Porter-Cable Recall

Porter-Cable Recall on Routers

Porter-Cable Recall Affects Over 100,000 Router Owners Even with all of the product testing that goes on prior to a tool’s release, there are occasionally issues that come up later on requiring a recall. The latest is a Porter-Cable recall on about 107,000 production level routers. The products in question include four 3-1/4 horsepower fixed […]

DeWalt 8V Max Tools group

DeWalt 8V Max Tools Roundup

I get heavy duty, I really do. There are tools that seem to define a man—or at least his chances at getting a job done on time and with the least amount of effort. So with the new DeWalt 8V Max Tools – which include the DeWalt 8V Screwdriver Conduit Reamer, DeWalt 8V Gyroscopic Screwdriver, DeWalt 8V Flashlight, […]