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September 26, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


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Best Wrench Reviews for 2021 | A Buying Guide

Wrenches are designed to tighten and loosen nuts, bolts, screws and other treaded items. Typically wrenches are well suited for tight areas where a lot of torque is needed. There are a number of different types of wrenches, each with special uses. Make sure that you have both metric and standard (SAE) measurement wrenches in the kit you buy since there is no telling what kind of fasteners you will encounter.

Proferred Adjustable Mining Wrench with Hammer

Multi-tools can be a lot of different things. They can be cheap pieces of stamped metal in the form of a shark that are functionally useless. They can be moderately effective secondary tools to help keep you from having to climb back down the ladder to get a tool for a couple of screws. Then […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Proferred Adjustable Plumbing Wrench

Proferred Adjustable Plumbing Wrench Review

When most people picture a plumber’s wrench, they probably think of the long-handled, hook-jawed version associated with the trade for generations. Of course, they’d be correct – it’s still right tool for installing and removing pipes and fittings. But it’s certainly not the only wrench a plumber uses. We run into plenty of smaller hex […]

Klein Adjustable Wrench Video Review

Klein Adjustable Wrench Video Review

Klein adjustable wrench options run in the realm of size and features that will have HVAC Pros and electricians reach for, but is that really a surprise? It wasn’t for us, either. So if you’re looking on the smaller side of what adjustable wrenches offer, check out these premium models from Klein! If you’d rather read […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Klein Adjustable Wrench

Klein Adjustable Wrench Review

Klein is moving further into the hand tool space with their new Klein adjustable wrench line. The series consists of four new models: 3 sizes of standard adjustable wrenches and a 2-in-1 Reversible Jaw Adjustable Pipe Wrench. We’ll get into the 2-in-1 in just a minute, but let’s start with the basics. So Are They […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Milwaukee Adjustable Wrench - Featured

Milwaukee Adjustable Wrench Review

Adjustable wrenches (commonly referred to by the brand name Crescent Wrench) are a staple in tool boxes around the country. These are popular among the trades, but nearly every professional has a use for them somewhere along the line. The Milwaukee Adjustable Wrench is my object of affection today and I want to know just what […]

Craftsman Clench Wrench angled

Craftsman Folding Clench Wrench

The Craftsman Clench Wrench is an oldie, but goodie that we stumbled across the other day and had to share. It’s one of the more unusual tools we’ve seen in a while. It’s unusual because it’s a folding wrench. It’s unusual because it’s auto-adjustable. It’s unusual because…well, it’s just unusual. The Clench Wrench uses the […]

Klein Tools D509-8 Extra-Wide Jaw 8″ Adjustable Wrench Preview

The Klein Tools D509-8 Extra-Wide Jaw 8″ Adjustable Wrench is designed with a minimally protruding jaw shank that uses a unique 4-threaded knurl worm. This gear helps balance the wrench for smoother operation and also lets you apply up to 30% more force. It includes both SAE and metric measurement scales laser etched into the […]

Craftsman Tools' LED Screwdriver and Adjustable Wrench

Craftsman Tools LED Screwdriver and Adjustable Wrench

Craftsman seems to be on an LED lighting kick of late – and I’m not sure that’s a bad thing. First it was the 8-in. LED Lighted Long Nose & Diagonal Pliers Set and now it’s a new Craftsman adjustable wrench and LED screwdriver. Adding LED lighting to hand tools is not a bad idea. […]

Crescent R2 Rapid Wrench Preview

Crescent R2 Rapid Wrench Preview

The R2 (R-squared) Rapid Wrench from Crescent is advertised to supposedly replace your entire socket set. Now, if your idea of using tools is the occasional non-rusty nut or wingnut, then this might be the tool for you. If anything, it might be fun to see the look on your Dad’s face when you give it to him on Fathers’ Day (the look will undoubtedly be some form of “What exactly IS this thing?”) The answer is a bit more complex. The R2 Rapid Wrench by Crescent (now a licensed name from Cooper Hand Tools) is part ratchet, part crescent wrench-turned-sideways and passed through a multi-dimensional wormhole.