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Review7.4(out of 10)
Metabo 18V Compact Reciprocating Saw Review

Metabo 18V Compact Reciprocating Saw Review

One-hand reciprocating saws are making their way deeper into the 18V market. Milwaukee’s had their M18 Hackzall model out for quite a while and recently brought out a brushless version. Bosch has a compact model that’s been around for more than a year as well. Now it’s Metabo’s turn as they expand their cordless construction tool […]

Best DIY Impact Driver

Best DIY Impact Driver Head to Head Reviews 2021

Choosing the Best DIY Impact Driver Requires Prioritizing Speed, Power, and Size As we looked over the entire list of current impact drivers and decided on more than 30 models to bring in for testing, we included some DIY models. The best DIY impact driver can mean a couple of things, though – it can […]

Review9.1(out of 10)
Makita 18V LXT Sub-Compact Recipro Saw Review

Makita 18V LXT Sub-Compact Recipro Saw Review

The newest addition to Makita’s sub-compact class of cordless tools is the Makita 18V LXT Sub-Compact Recipro Saw. Like all of the tools in the line, the goal is to go for the compact, lightweight convenience of 12V tools without forcing you away from their deep 18V lineup. The recipro saw is an interesting category […]

Review6.5(out of 10)

Metabo HPT DS18DGL 18V Cordless Drill Review

Metabo HPT DS18DGL Offers a DIY Price from a Professional Brand Most Pro brands don’t intentionally make DIY tools under the same brand name. But if you’re willing to reach back in time a little, yesterday’s Pro tools are priced perfectly for today’s DIYers. That’s the intersection where we meet the Metabo HPT DS18DGL 18V […]

Review7.1(out of 10)
Ryobi P251 18V One+ Brushless Hammer Drill Review

Ryobi P251 18V One+ Brushless Hammer Drill Review

Ryobi P251 Hammer Drill Makes Tough Drilling Look Easy at a Budget-Friendly Price We’ve always appreciated the Ryobi ethos around here: make tools that actually get the job done without breaking your personal or business budget. Sometimes they outdo themselves with performance that holds its own against premium Pro brands. We wondered where the Ryobi […]

Review8.2(out of 10)
Metabo HPT 18V Hammer Drill Review - DV18DBL2

Metabo HPT 18V Hammer Drill Review – DV18DBL2

Metabo HPT 18V Hammer Drill Brings Balance to the Force The heavy-duty Metabo HPT 18V Hammer Drill is essentially a clone of their MultiVolt model for the 18V platform. We’re taking a look at any performance implications between the two and digging deeper into its design compared to others in its class. This beast claims […]

Ryobi hot glue gun

Ryobi Cordless Glue Gun P305 Review

Make Those Quick Repairs and Projects More Convenient with the Ryobi Cordless Glue Gun Like anyone else, you’ve likely got at least a few things around the shop that could use a healthy dose of hot glue to get them back to working order. We definitely do. Or, maybe you like to work on arts […]

Review7.5(out of 10)
Metabo 18V Cordless Compact Drill Hero

Metabo 18V Cordless Compact Drill Review – BS 18 LT BL

Steady Performance, No-Nonsense Design Defines Metabo 18V Cordless Compact Drill Metabo doesn’t enjoy the same kind of market share that more popular brands do, but our German friends make solid tools. Such was the case for our Best Cordless Drill Shootout. A few of their drills showed up for competition in various categories and performed […]

Review9.3(out of 10)

Hilti SF 10W-A22 ATC 22V Drill Review

Hilti SF 10W-A22 ATC Shows Off More Muscle Than Any Other Drill We recently had the chance to test out over 50 drills and hammer drills for our Best Cordless Hammer Drill head-to-head. One of the standouts in our heavy-duty class was the Hilti SF 10W-A22 ATC 22V Drill Driver. We all know that Hilti […]

Review7.8(out of 10)

Bosch 18V Compact Hammer Drill Review – GSB18V-535CN

Bosch Mashes Its Hammer Drill Into A Compact Frame In our recent best cordless hammer drill shootout, the GSB18V-535CN Bosch 18V Compact Hammer Drill placed 5th in the compact class. Offering up 535 in-lbs of max torque, as well as a smaller frame than the GSB18V-755CN, it fits nicely into that niche we call “compact”. […]