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September 26, 2021

Professional Tool Reviews for Pros


angle grinder

DeWalt 60V Max Cordless 7-inch FlexVolt Grinder | DCG440

DeWalt Unveils Cordless FlexVolt Grinder with Kickback Brake at Fabtech Pros in the fabrication and metalworking fields need power from their angle grinders, but safety is also always a concern. The DeWalt 60V Max Cordless 7-inch FlexVolt Grinder (DCG440) features a Kickback Brake to help prevent injury in the event of a bind up. What’s […]

Review9.7(out of 10)
Milwaukee M18 Fuel Braking Angle Grinder with One-Key Review 2883

Milwaukee M18 Fuel Braking Angle Grinder with One-Key Review 2883

Braking News: Milwaukee M18 Fuel Braking Angle Grinder Adds Additional Safety Milwaukee is no stranger to cordless grinders and the Milwaukee M18 Fuel Braking Angle Grinder with One-Key is boosting the brand’s portfolio in the small angle grinder class. We teamed up with Eli Mosely out at the ranch to see how it handles itself […]

Masterforce Boost Angle Grinder Feature

Masterforce Boost 20V Cordless Angle Grinder 2903

Masterforce Boost Angle Grinder Masterforce has been upgrading their line of Menards’ exclusive cordless tools with Boost technology—and upgraded electronics and battery package designed to improve performance. We got our hands on the Masterforce Boost angle grinder to see what that means for metalworking. Pros Much better performance than the brushed version Anti-kickback sensor Electronic […]

Metabo HPT Corded Paddle Switch Angle Grinders

Metabo HPT Corded Grinders Feature Less Maintenance and More Sustained Power Metabo HPT has launched two 12-amp corded angle grinders to get more done on the job with less downtime. The Metabo HPT 4-1/2″ Paddle Switch Disc Grinder and 5″ Paddle Switch Disc Grinder both deliver AC-powered muscle that won’t drop off just because of […]

How To Change an Angle Grinder Wheel

How to Change an Angle Grinder Wheel

We show you several ways of how to change an angle grinder wheel. You can do this in any number of ways—even if you’ve lost your spanner wrench. Don’t worry, all hope is not lost! Note: Want to see a video of how to change an angle grinder wheel using these same methods? Check out […]

How To Use An Angle Grinder

How to Use an Angle Grinder | 3 Key Tips to Grind Like a Pro

We got our Pro team together to give you some tips on how to use an angle grinder from basics to some advanced techniques and shortcuts. Angle grinders are controlled by either a trigger, paddle, or switch. They spin a disc at an incredible rate of speed for the express purpose of sanding, grinding, or […]

Angle Grinder uses

Angle Grinder Uses and the Influence of Cordless Technology

If an angle grinder is part of your daily grind, you’ve probably noticed the tool’s rapid shift from corded to cordless. Whether you’re new to the trade or a DIYer, you may be wondering the different angle grinder uses and if cordless is a legitimate option. I jumped on a call with Kevin Gee, Senior […]

Review9.5(out of 10)

Flex 24V Brushless Cordless 5-Inch Angle Grinder Review

Flex Cordless 5-Inch Angle Grinder Features Excellent Design and High Performance We’ve been getting to know Flex cordless tools as a new launch and have been impressed with what we’ve seen so far. One of the questions we’ve been trying to answer with each review is “where does Flex fit?” and that’s high on our […]

Review9.3(out of 10)
Makita 18V LXT Cordless X-Lock Angle Grinder XAG26 Review

Makita XAG26 18V Cordless X-Lock Angle Grinder Review

Makita Cordless Grinder Upgrades with X-Lock Wheel Interface We’re really excited to get our hands on the first Makita 18V LXT Cordless X-Lock Angle Grinder (XAG26). Launching two other options (one cordless and one corded), it adds X-Lock’s easy-to-use wheel change system to Makita’s thoughtful design. Pros X-Lock grinder interface makes wheel changes super-easy and […]

Review8.9(out of 10)

DeWalt Power Detect Angle Grinder Review DCG415

DeWalt 20V Max Power Detect Angle Grinder Boost Power Without Jumping to 60V DeWalt Power Detect tools get a boost in power when you use a 20V Max 8.0Ah battery instead of other sizes. It’s similar to FlexVolt Advantage tools that get their boost from a FlexVolt pack. We’ve seen similar performance in the two […]