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Review9.2(out of 10)

Ridgid Octane 18V Brushless Grinder Review

In one of those perks-of-a-tool-review-publication scenarios, we’ve got the Ridgid Octane 18V Brushless Grinder in-house before its Q1 2019 availability. This impressive grinder launches alongside a 7-inch model, so we know Ridgid has the muscle to make this thing work. Pros Outstanding power for the 4-1/2″ class Brushless motor Slim handle profile Excellent value Visual overload indicator Cons […]

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 […]

Review8.7(out of 10)
Bosch Surface Grinder CSG15 Review

Bosch Surface Grinder CSG15 Review

Sick of hearing about OSHA’s silica dust requirements for concrete? They’re not going away anytime soon, but we’re committed to keeping you up to speed on products that will help keep you compliant and away from those pesky fines. Today’s muse is the CSG15 – a Bosch surface grinder that includes an integrated shroud for […]

Review9.0(out of 10)
Bosch 18V Connected Angle Grinder GWS18V-45CN Review

Bosch 18V Connected Angle Grinder GWS18V-45CN Review

I love angle grinders. There’s something manly about taking a tool to metal, creating a shower of sparks, and doing it for a more productive reason than mere fun. Cordless angle grinders are pretty common on the 18V/20V Max platform these days and they’re becoming pretty effective. With a reputation for solid build quality, the new […]

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Best Brushless Combo Kit Buying Guide

Finding the best brushless combo kit isn’t easy. There are all kinds of kit options for power tools out there. When starting out, many Pros look closely at 6-tool kits that get them a ton of tools in one fell swoop. The truth is, you can find brushless combo kits in just about any size. […]

DeWalt 20V Max Brushless Grinder

DeWalt 20V Brushless Angle Grinders

For those of you who got really excited about the DeWalt Flexvolt 60V Max Grinder, we’re about to blow your mind with more news: new DeWalt 20V Max Brushless Grinder models have been released. A 4.5″ Angle Grinder and a 5″ Flathead Grinder join the mix of the company’s Perform & Protect line of tools. […]

Review8.6(out of 10)
Hilti 22V Angle Grinder Review

Hilti 22V Angle Grinder Review

Just about every company that makes cordless tools from the Prosumer level up now has a cordless grinder. But not all are created equally. Most now have brushed motors, but that’s also not a guarantee of high performance. Ask Jon Bucklew of Seventeen20, and he’ll tell you that few – if any – cordless grinders […]

Ryobi P423 18V Brushless Angle Grinder

Ryobi P423 18V Brushless Angle Grinder

Ryobi adds another tool to their ever-expanding line of One+ cordless power tools. This time, they bring an angle grinder to the table. The Ryobi P423 18V One+ Brushless Angle Grinder offers cordless convenience while providing 10,000 RPM to your angle grinding work. Perfect for cutting and grinding applications, this new Ryobi cordless angle grinder […]

Makita 18V X2 Brushless Angle Grinder

Makita 18V X2 Brushless Angle Grinder

Looking for a 7″ cordless grinder that supplies a comparable amount of power to a corded model? The Makita 18V X2 Brushless Angle Grinder looks to cover that base for you. Fueled by 2 Makita 18V LXT Lithium-Ion battery packs for 36V of power, this new 7″ angle grinder delivers up to 7800 RPM and […]

Review9.2(out of 10)
Hilti AG 600 A-36 Angle Grinder 07

Hilti AG 600 A-36 Angle Grinder

Most of our tools are made to hand out – and take – a beating but perhaps with only a couple of exceptions, none more than the angle grinder. It grinds, cuts, and smooths the toughest of materials and does so without complaint. It takes a lot of power to do the work, so you […]