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Review9.4(out of 10)
Best Cordless Reciprocating Saw Head-to-Head Review - Makita Medium Metal Cutting

Makita XRJ06M 18V X2 LXT Brushless Recipro Saw Review

The Makita XRJ06M 18V X2 LXT Brushless Recipro Saw participated in our “Super Saw” class of cordless reciprocating saws. Essentially, that means it takes advantage of an advanced design and puts it in a higher performance group than standard 18V/20V Max models. Now we take a closer look at the 18V X2 – Makita’s flagship […]

Review9.6(out of 10)
Metabo HPT DV 36DA Hammer Drill

Metabo HPT MultiVolt Hammer Drill Review – DV36DA

Metabo HPT MultiVolt Hammer Drill We tested more than 50 cordless drills head-to-head in our Best Cordless Drill head-to-head review. The Metabo HPT MultiVolt Hammer Drill (DV36DA) is one that fits in the Heavy-Duty category. It’s part of Metabo HPT’s MultiVolt tool lineup and runs on either a MultiVolt 36V battery or AC adapter. You’d […]

Review9.4(out of 10)
Metabo HPT MultiVolt Triple Hammer Impact Driver

Metabo HPT MultiVolt Triple Hammer Impact Driver Review

Metabo HPT MultiVolt Triple Hammer Impact Driver Offers 36V Option Out of dozens of impact drivers that we’ve tested head-to-head, the Metabo HPT MultiVolt 36V Triple Hammer Impact Driver (WH36DBQ4) is one of the most unique with its 3-hammer design. It’s also one of the first tools we’ve put through its paces since the rebranding […]

Review9.4(out of 10)
Best Cordless Circular Saw - Metabo HPT MultiVolt

Metabo HPT MultiVolt Circular Saw C3607DA

Hitachi has completed its transition to Metabo HPT and one of the platforms they’re counting on to launch that new branding is the MultiVolt system. On the 36V side is the new Metabo HPT MultiVolt Circular Saw. I want to know if it fits in the ranks of the recent Cordless Supersaws. Pros Excellent build […]

Metabo HPT MultiVolt 10-Inch Miter Saw: Corded or Cordless

Metabo HPT MultiVolt 10-Inch Miter Saw: Corded or Cordless

Now that Hitachi has made the full transition to Metabo HPT, they’re rolling out the MultiVolt line as a sign of what’s to come. The Metabo HPT MultiVolt 10-inch miter saw is one of the more intriguing items we’re taking a look at first. If you’re wondering if this is really a Hitachi cordless miter […]

Hitachi MultiVolt Tools

Hitachi MultiVolt Tools Are Here – And They’re Metabo HPT

Hitachi MultiVolt tools are coming this September with a focus on improving cordless tool power on their new 36V system. To understand the direction Hitachi is taking, it’s helpful to understand their philosophy on the cordless tool side. It’s all about portability first and being able to cut the cord second. 18V gets you the […]

Stihl RMA 460 Push Mower

Stihl RMA 460 Lawn Mower Review

Stihl has their fair share of fanboys in the OPE world, and for good reason. Their products tend to have a well-engineered and lightweight build, and they perform really well. While you’ll read the results further down the article, we’re optimistic about the Stihl RMA 460 Battery Powered Push Mower. Stihl developed this residential-model mower […]

Makita AWS Cordless Dust Extractor

Makita AWS Cordless Dust Extractor XCV08 Review

Makita is pushing hard to make the convenience of cordless tools Table 1 compliant for OSHA silica dust standards along with adding convenience to other cordless tools in concrete and woodworking. One of the major focal points of this effort surrounds AWS – Auto-Start Wireless System. With several tools available now, at the heart of the […]

Bosch 36V Drill Models Coming for the Brute Tough Line

Bosch 36V Drill Models Coming for Brute Tough Line

I’ve spent some time digesting the latest announcement about the new Bosch 36V Drill and 36V Hammer Drill. They’re part of the Brute Tough lineup and there are some real benefits to the features that come with it. It’s a heavy-duty cordless drill and Bosch KickBack Control is a welcome safety feature to help avoid […]